Coconut Industry Investment Fund - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Coconut Industry Investment Fund


Despite final ruling, Cocolife wants to negotiate coco levy case with PCGG

Sep 28, 2018 - 11:09 AM

Cocolife insists the best way to move forward is through a negotiated settlement with the PCGG, an agency that once expressed openness to dropping suits against the Marcoses

Coco levy fund: Duterte's failed promise

Jul 19, 2018 - 5:52 PM

'He's been doing it all along for other bills like the death penalty, lowering of age [of criminal responsibility], why not do this for his campaign promise, coco levy?'

FAILED CAMPAIGN PROMISE? President Rodrigo Duterte promises coconut farmers that he would return the coco levy funds to them. Two years into his term, the promise remains just that. File photo by Rappler

12 officials of CIIF-OMG resign over appointment of 'incompetent' CEO

Jul 13, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Officials of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund-Oil Mills Group claim its new CEO Rehan Lao is the national president of Sulong ang Pag-Unlad Movement, a group pushing Special Assistant to the President Christopher 'Bong' Go to run for senator

MASS RESIGNATION. All top executives of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund Oil Mills Group resign over the appointment of Rehan Lao, a supporter of Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go, as president of the company. Lao's photo from Malacañang. CIIF-OMG logo from the company's website

Legal battles further delay turnover of coco levy funds to farmers

Jan 14, 2018 - 6:35 PM

The Sandiganbayan rules in favor of UCPB and Cocolife's request to be heard despite an earlier Supreme Court decision that there is no need for further hearings

San Miguel-coco levy saga ends

Oct 05, 2012 - 5:54 PM

The amount will go to programs benefiting the coconut industry and its farmers

Task force recommendations on coco levy out soon

Sep 29, 2012 - 1:49 PM

A presidential task force will reconvene on October 5 to determine the government s next move on the coco levy funds