PH to import 300,000 tons of rice

Leila Salaverria - Philippine Daily Inquirer 03/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government is prepared to import 300,000 metric tons of rice “if necessary” amid the Luzon-wide quarantine to stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles. The…

Traders pass NFA rice burden to consumers

Carine M. Asutilla 07/01/2014

Consumers are complaining that they are being forced to buy the expensive variety of NFA rice, before they can buy the cheaper NFA variety. This was done by some retailers of Bigasan ng Bayan outlets in Metro…

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