The Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS) plays a crucial role in ensuring consumer safety and promoting the competitiveness of agriculture and fisheries products in the Philippines.
Sen. Cynthia Villar
The Department of Public Works and Highways has no one but itself to blame for a looming cut in its budget for 2018, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
People should learn to compost kitchen and garden wastes to bring back soil nutrients and boost organic farming, Sen. Cynthia Villar said.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday said Sen. Cynthia Villar is “barking up the wrong tree” when she accused her and Sen. Bam Aquino of trying to ruin the Senate majority bloc.
Being a neophyte member of the upper chamber, Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Friday said she has no capacity to “ruin” the Senate majority bloc.
Senator Richard Gordon took a swipe at Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV in the middle of his manifestation on a controversial Senate resolution.
Senator Bam Aquino on Wednesday denied the allegation of Sen. Cynthia Villar that he and fellow opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros are “out to destroy” the majority bloc.
The case that Sen. Panfilo Lacson is readying against ex-Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon may end up hitting two birds with one stone: bringing the evidence gathered against Faeldon to its logical conclusion, and providing a test case…
A birthday blowout backfired for Sen. Cynthia Villar after her office served pansit (noodles) that turned out to be spoiled.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning about expanding the declaration of martial law to cover the entire country should be taken with a grain of salt, Sen. Cynthia Villar said.
President Duterte hosted the traditional Vin D' Honneur reception in Malacanan on Wednesday, attended by about 80 ambassadors at the Rizal Hall.
Sen. Ralph Recto is too much of a pragmatist to take all credit for shepherding a bill through the Senate that he makes sure every one who chipped
House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Mercedes “Cheding” Alvarez, Representative of Negros Occidental’s sixth district married Major Dranreb “Dran” Lansang of the First Scout Ranger Regiment last October 6, 2016.
Sen. Leila de Lima of the Liberal Party has found an unlikely ally in Sen. Cynthia Villar of the Nacionalista Party.
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Time will come when farmers will not need to pay for irrigation services if Sen. Cynthia Villar’s bill providing for free irrigation will be made into law.
Former presidential tandem -- Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero -- are really heading for Splitsville once the latter leads the Senate minority bloc by the opening of the 17th Congress on Monday (July 25,2016).
Sen. Cynthia Villar may be losing her hold onto her beloved chairmanship of the Senate committee on agriculture but she will be heading the committee that may boost their family's business interests.
Sen. Cynthia Villar urged the formation of farm tourism camps all over the country to serve as venues of learning for farmers and fishermen.
Sen. Cynthia Villar refiled the bill that will grant a P2,000 across-the-board increase in the monthly pension
Sen. Cynthia Villar appealed to companies who have expressed interest in reclaiming Manila Bay to reconsider their stand, given the adverse effects reclamation would bring to the communities and the livelihood of more than 300,000 fishermen…
The Standard columnist Jojo Robles has an interesting tidbit on the on-going power struggle for the Senate presidency in the 17th Congress.