Rise in July inflation seen; gov’t urged to bring down rice prices

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/06/2018

The government should focus on bringing down the prices of rice in order to help the poor especially with the continued increase in the country’s inflation rate. Antonio Chiu, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president,…

Capitol gets NFA rice supply for inmates

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/19/2018

The Cebu Provincial Government has purchased about 937 sacks of cheap rice worth P1.5 million for detainees of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Jone Sepe, head of Provincial General Services Office (PGSO), said they…

NFA sells cheaper rice thru rolling stores

Jessa Mae Sotto 07/14/2018

  The National Food Authority regional office (NFA-7) started selling cheaper rice to the public through their rolling stores held in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City on Saturday, July 14. NFA-7 Information Officer Olma Marie Bayno said Pasil…

NFA rice can now be availed through NFA rolling stores

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/12/2018

MOTHERS on a tight budget now have an option for cheaper rice – the National Food Authority (NFA) rolling stores and accredited retailers. About 500 customers availed of the P27 per kilo Vietnam rice during the launching…

NFA rice available in Cebu markets next week

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/05/2018

Cheap rice from the National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) will already be made available in Cebu markets starting next week. Olma Marie Bayno, NFA-7 Information Officer, said they are only waiting for the second shipment…

Second batch of NFA rice could be unloaded by Wednesday

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/02/2018

AFTER floating idly in the seas off Kawit Island for 13 days now, the vessel containing the second batch of imported rice from Vietnam may dock at the Cebu International Port anytime on Wednesday, July 4. Olma…

Imported NFA rice up for unloading

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/21/2018

AFTER a four-day delay, the vesssel carrying the first batch of rice imported by the National Food Authority (NFA) from Vietnam finally docked at the Cebu International Port on Thursday afternoon. Half an hour past 12 noon,…

NFA rice not yet unloaded

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/18/2018

The National Food Authority in Central Visayas (NFA-7) is expecting to unload the 10,000 metric tons or 200,000 bags of Vietnam-imported rice from the first vessel that arrived in Cebu not later than Wednesday. Olma Marie Bayno,…

NFA rice to be available in Cebu, CV markets, gov’t offices in July

Rosalie Abatayo 06/18/2018

The National Food Authority (NFA) will be unloading the 10,000 metric tons or 200,000 bags of Vietnam-imported rice from the first vessel that arrived in Cebu yesterday, June 17. Olma Bayno, NFA information Officer, said the vessel…

Rice for RTD-affected farmers

Laksmi Cañedo CNU-Intern 06/09/2018

ASTURIAS Kilos of rice were distributed to at least 196 farmers in Asturias town. According to Jade Mesias, Asturias municipal agriculturist, farmers in Barangays Bago and Lunas, each received 20 kilograms of rice after their crops were…

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