Articles in the category Business (61)

Barely 24 hours after announcing that he would order the suspension of rice importation “to avoid riots” among farmers impoverished by the Rice Tariffication Law, President Duterte did an abrupt turnaround and said he would just ramp up the government’s rice purchase and give cash subsidies to small farmers.
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Published on 24/11/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Politics
Tags: agriculture, country, Farm, farmers, Rice
The Philippines is clearing the streets of vendors, but what happens to them? By banning vendors from public and major roads, Manila began to look a little like a changed city, expansive with less of its customary commotion. Previously packed streets, shopping districts and market areas were made near spotless. Peddlers, drivers of the everyday informal economy, had been erased.
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