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Pimentel: Extra P7B subsidy set for PH’s rice stockpile

The national government has set aside P7 billion of its P3.767-trillion budget for 2018 to enable the National Food Authority to procure more unhusked rice or palay directly from local farmers for stockpiling, a lawmaker said on Sunday.

Kiko Pangilinan relinquishes Palace job

He has made it official. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan has relinquished his post as Presidential Assistant for Food Security and has nothing but gratitude for the chance to serve the nation. Pangilinan, in an Instagram post on Wednesday,…

No BS: Kiko Pangilinan misses the real sh*t

After more than a year as Presidential Assistant on Food Security, former Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan is missing his old life in the farm. "It's been one year & 3 weeks now since I left the farm to rejoin govt. I miss farm life…

Kiko assures PH’s rice supply is enough

Food security czar Francis Pangilinan assured that rice stocks  will be sufficient as the country is set to feel the brunt of El Niño in the coming months. “The supply of rice is more than sufficient. Aside from good harvest, rice…

Kiko Pangilinan salutes ‘Ruby’ heroes

In times of disaster and adversity, everyday heroes rise to the challenge. Presidential Assistant for Food Security Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan has expressed gratitude to the people involved in relief efforts in the aftermath of typhoon…