President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Food Authority to increase the buying price for palay from local farmers to meet the goal of raising the government's rice buffer stock inventory from the current 15 days to 60 days.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has grown to enjoy riding Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT) to beat the monstrous EDSA traffic in the past few days.
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Cabinet Secretary Leoncio "Jun" Evasco Jr. has denied that corruption led to his sacking as a member of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council.
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President Duterte has directed the National Food Authority (NFA) to buy more rice from local farmers before resorting to importation to raise the buffer stockpile to 60 days from the mandatory 15 days.
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The dialogue between President Duterte and the country's rice traders was a success.
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President Duterte is clearing his schedule for a coffee meeting with the country's big rice traders in Malacañang to appeal against rice hoarding and unjust increase of prices. Spilling the details of a closed-door meeting in Malacañang,…
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Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque is harnessing the power of social media to get ahead of other officials in breaking news from closed door meetings.
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Three Cabinet members have encouraged President Duterte's aide Bong Go to run for senator in next year's elections, believing he could easily land in the top 5 of the winning circle.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has proposed the imposition of a price ceiling on rice to protect consumers from the "daylight robbery" committed by the rice cartel. Piñol wrote on Facebook that greedy rice traders have taken advantage…
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Senator Nancy Binay on Thursday urged food and agriculture officials to speak with one voice on the current status of National Food Authority’s (NFA) rice supply and allay public fear on any impending shortage.
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The country has a "huge inventory" of locally harvested rice, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said to dispel speculations about an imminent rice shortage in the country.
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The ruling PDP-Laban party is on alert against Liberal Party politikos trying to gatecrash the party for their own political survival.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to close down the logging operations of SODACO Agricultural Corp. in the Zamboanga Peninsula.
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Top tweets: Twitter cheers troops for Marawi liberation
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said the President is a tenacious "fighter" who is ready to go the full distance and roll with the punches.
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President Rodrigo Duterte considers Agricluture Secretary one of his closest friends Manny Piñol which makes him fair game to bad jokes from the Chief Executive.
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Top photos: Who's the bigger fan? Drugs, martial arts tackled in Duterte-Steven Seagal meeting
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has sued a journalist for an alleged erroneous online post about his wealth.
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Agriculture Secretary Emmananuel Piñol is ready to face any probe into his wealth to dispute allegations he earned P21 million in six months as memebr of the Duterte Cabinet.
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Even top Cabinet members are awestruck by local celebrities.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol recently managed to avoid road traffic by taking a 30-minute helicopter ride to Bataan province.