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Wishes for 2018

There is great reason to rejoice today, for every New Year is a new beginning, and every new beginning ought to be welcomed with joy and optimism. With much faith and hope in what lies for us as 2018 unfolds, Filipinos greet the New Year with the usual and unwavering spirits of jubilation and sharing.

Still holding on to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s promise of free irrigation to farmers, incoming Agriculture chief Emmanuel Piñol has threatened to fire National Irrigation Administration (NIA) chief if he fails to release the water that will help irrigate farms ahead of La Niña.

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