Tenant farmers in Mindanao who practice conventional farming have been suffering the “worst effects” of the Republic Act No. 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL), according to a research of farmers-scientists network, Masipag Mindanao.
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The low buying price brought by rice liberalization has been killing farmers and the local economy.
The suspicion that nearly 50 Chinese nationals are working in a Misamis Oriental steel plant with no work visas is just a “tip of the iceberg” that needs to be probed by the government, says a local advocacy group.
The Department of Trade and Industry in Davao region is again opening the One Town One Product Next Gen with 56 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises undergoing assessment and screening for qualification as Go Lokal markets and stores in the area.
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Suara’s Lidasan said that this is the time for the Moro people to be on their guard the most as the agreement could be used to further plunder natural resources in Moro areas, noting that several foreign multinational companies such as Unocal and Exxon Mobil were already given permits for oil exploration and extraction, prior to the signing of the agreement.