Articles with the tag "farming" (12)

When President Rodrigo Duterte announced the Covid-19 lockdown and enhanced community quarantines, our family was blessed to be in Palawan. From a remote island, we made our way to the Tao Philippines main basecamp. Tao is a community that is addressing all the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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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, farming, farming, Rice
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, farming, farming, Rice
There's a scene in the 2014 film “César Chavez” where a group of Filipino farm workers gather in a labor camp and fill the night sky with cries of protest. It's a palpable call for justice in the face of violence, but one of the few times in the hour-and-a-half movie where Filipinos are shown on screen.
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Published on 07/09/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Environment, Society
Tags: agriculture, farming, research, Rice, Workers
Many local and foreign visitors describes South Cotabato as a "place like no other", an area with a wide range of both natural and man-made attractions which litter the Mindanao country side; nowhere else on this tropical island will you find so much diversity in just one province.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Travel
Tags: Cotabato, farming, South, Southern Comfort
Colorful flower beds carpeting some square meters of land is one of the ultimate images of Amsterdam, Netherlands. But in case you made your way to Cebu City, there is no more need to fly to this European city just to experience the multicolored flower fields. Few months ago, a bunch of photos on Facebook and Instagram featured Sirao Flower Farm in Sirao, Cebu City where guests are allowed to take photos on the rows of celosia flowers.
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Published on 31/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Fauna and flora, Leisure
Tags: farming, Flowers, Sirao
Living in the metro and dealing with its aberrations really brings stress. This is one of the reasons why I left the capital a few years ago. But since I relocated back to Luzon after working for about three years in Cebu, the need to find a place to relax is mandatory. This led me to a facility of Timberland Heights in San Mateo Rizal, the Adventure Farm.
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Published on 31/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Entertainment, Leisure
Tags: adventure, farming, Timberland
The age of animism in our archipelago is an interesting subject that provides us clues as to how Filipinos managed to build their spirituality and the countless rituals they observed. From the most mundane to the most unusual, these rituals were not just a mindless series of intricate offerings and chanting. Like every religion, be it primitive or modern, rituals were often just as important as daily tasks performed to survive in their world. Because of rituals, the most common and important...
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Published on 30/01/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Mythology & folklore
Tags: animism, beliefs, farming, ritual
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Generosa Gonato's mobile phone beeped with a warning for the coconut farmer in the southern Philippines to be vigilant against bud rot, a common disease that is fatal for coconut trees. The message included the symptoms and how to treat it.
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Published on 10/05/2017 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, News and Events
Tags: coconut, farming