Sen. Cynthia Villar on Friday said the Senate version of a bill liberalizing the country’s rice policy put in place mechanisms to protect Filipino farmers and help them compete with the looming entry of cheap rice from abroad.
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Voting 14-0-0, the Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final the proposed measure liberalizing rice importation in the country.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the removal of an import quota on rice to allow traders to purchase how much they want.