A joint government-private sector campaign has been launched to arrest and prosecute sugar smugglers.
he private sector welcomes the plan of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to modernize rice milling facilities nationwide. Herculano Co, president of the Philippine Confederation of Grains Associations (Philcongrains), said yesterday that he would be interested in hearing how the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) would go about it.Continue reading …
World Bank (WB) Group President Robert B. Zoellick arrived in the Philippines last Tuesday to strengthen its partnership with the country. While in the Philippines, Zoellick will meet President Benigno S. Aquino III as well as the economic team led by Finance Secretary Cesar A.V. Purisima.Continue reading …