President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. bucked on Tuesday the proposal to temporarily implement rice tariff reduction in a bid to address the surge of rice prices in the market.
As a part of the government’s efforts to provide sufficient food supply to every Filipino, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. distributed a portion of the confiscated smuggled rice to 1,000 residents in San Andres, Manila on Tuesday.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said that the Department of Agriculture (DA) expects better palay harvest this year, adding that the government has to continue carrying out programs that could further develop the sector to ensure food security even with a good harvest.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Saturday led the simultaneous launching of the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair (BPSF), the country’s biggest service caravan aimed at providing major government services to underprivileged Filipinos in various communities across the country.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led on Friday the distribution of 1,200 sacks of rice to 1,200 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the distribution of assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) to farmers in General Trias, Cavite.
The Presidential Communications Office (PCO) has earned the approval and support of the House of Representatives on its Media and Information Literacy (MIL) campaign, which will primarily target equipping teachers in state universities and colleges (SUCs) to combat fake news, misinformation and disinformation.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. continues to reap the fruits of his foreign trips, particularly to Belgium during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-European Union (EU) Summit in December last year, as he led on Friday the inauguration of a new factory of Unilever in Cavite.
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board, chaired by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., convened and approved several high-impact initiatives during its 9th meeting in Malacañang, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan said on Thursday.
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is set to recommend measures that will address the increasing prices of rice in the market amid the ongoing implementation of the mandated rice price ceiling.