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Palace unfazed by farmers’ ‘zero votes’ for Roxas

Malacañang on Tuesday shrugged off the threat of a militant farmers’ group that it will deliver “zero votes” for administration candidate Mar Roxas in the May 9 elections following the violent dispersal of Kidapawan farmers last month.

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) — The Philippine government raised floor prices of various types of tobacco leaves to provide a fair price for both farmers and buyer firms.

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