President Rodrigo Duterte did not order the unimpeded importation of rice as this would adversely affect farmers locally, according to Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol.
Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol
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Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday grilled Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol about his move to cancel the leave of absence of former National Food Authority (NFA) chief Jason Aquino.
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Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III put to rest rumors on Friday (September 28) that he will run for senator in the 2019 elections.
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Jason Aquino is no longer the administrator of the National Food Authority (NFA).
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President Rodrigo Duterte is considering the revival of barter trade with Sabah to ensure sufficient stocks of rice in the Philippines.
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Has the price of siling labuyo, which has reportedly shot up to P1,000 per kilogram, got you fuming? Stop whining, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol says, and start planting sili.
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MANILA -- Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on Monday said the price of rice would stabilize by November, owing to the onset of the harvest season as well as the arrival of overdue rice imports.
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The price of rice will hover above P40 per kilogram by November even as its price is seen to stabilize that month, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said.
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There should be "no way" to legalize rice smuugling, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said on Tueaday.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on Tuesday (August 28) sought to downplay the public's concern about the rising prices of commercial rice, saying the farmers earn more because of it.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has expressed readiness to eat rice infested with bukbok (rice weevil) amid concerns about its safety due to fumigation.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol is wiling to give Vice President Leni Robredo a briefing on the real state of the country's agriculture sector after she used rice prices to attack the Duterte administration.
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Beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program have slammed Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol for proposing the conversion of the cash dole-out into a livelihood assistance initiative for farmers.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol welcomed Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill Tuesday (May 15) as he starts his three-day official visit to the country.
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Despite his removal at the helm of the inter-agency National Food Authority Council (NFAC), Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. still has his hands full with other duties and responsibilities, Malacañang said Wednesday.
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Cabinet Secretary Jun Evasco said said he was thankful and respected the President’s decision to remove him from his post as head of the National Food Authority Council following a war of attrition with Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol and…
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque is now keeping mum about the National Food Authority (NFA) after being rebuked by Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol over their conflicting statements regarding the government agency.
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Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol is standing by his report that President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to abolish the National Food Authority Rice Council.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is planning to put Agriculture Undersecretary Berna Romulo-Puyat in charge of all rice importations in the country.
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President Rodrigo Duterte has finally put his foot down on the public bickering over rice policies between his Cabinet men.
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Senator Ralph Recto has urged President Rodrigo Duterte to regularly meet the “Big Four” involved in implementing the country’s rice policy.
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President Rodrigo Duterte will still call the shots in case his long time aide, Christopher "Bong" Go, decides to run for public office.
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It seems the only element missing in the talk about Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go's possible senatorial bid is a confirmation from the man himself.
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President Rodrigo Duterte's long time aide, Christopher "Bong" Go, is finally stepping out of the Chief Executive's shadow as rumors about his possible senatorial bid reaches fever pitch.