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Duterte wants Chinese-Filipino businessman to head NFA

Oct 09, 2018 - 9:07 PM

A Chinese-Filipino who has been in the rice business for 'maybe 20 years' may soon be named National Food Authority administrator by President Rodrigo Duterte

Imported rice from Vietnam has arrived and are being unloaded and being readied for distribution at the NFA Warehouse in Quezon City. People have been lining up in NFA outlets waiting for supplies to sold at the markets. September 4, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

'Poor card' used on Duterte to muddle rice importation issue

Apr 11, 2017 - 12:05 AM

It s the moral obligation of those people surrounding the President to give him the right information at the right time says dismissed Palace undersecretary Halmen Valdez

'MORAL OBLIGATION.' Former Palace undersecretary Halmen Valdez says officials in President Duterte's inner circle should not abuse their direct access to him

Duterte orders NFA to prioritize buying rice from PH farmers

Apr 10, 2017 - 8:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte tells NFA Administrator Jason Aquino who is pushing for government to government rice importation to buy from local farmers instead

LOCAL PRODUCE. President Rodrigo Duterte checks the quality of the hybrid rice harvested during the Grand Harvest Festival of SL Agritech Corporation at the Nagkakaisang Magsasaka Agricultural Primary Multipurpose Cooperative (NMAPMPC) Compound in Talavera, Nueva Ecija on April 5, 2017. Photo by Robinson Niñal/Presidential Photo

Dismissed Usec Valdez to Duterte: Probe 'NFA syndicate'

Apr 07, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The dismissed Palace undersecretary asks the President to take a second look at importation schemes proposed by NFA Administrator Jason Aquino an ex coup plotter

CONFLICT IN NFA. Dismissed Undersecretary Halmen Valdez insists she and her boss, Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, are working in the interest of Filipino farmers. File photo by Noel Celis / Agence France-Presse

NFA head faces sanction for impeding rice importation orders – Evasco

Mar 05, 2017 - 12:18 PM

The National Food Authority council has decided to extend the rice importation through minimum access volume scheme from February 28 to March 31

File photo by AFP

'Fake' NFA administrator extorts from rice traders

Jul 09, 2015 - 4:33 PM

NFA administrator Renan Dalisay says 10 incidents of an impostor administrator calling NFA contractors have been reported to him

NFA chief quits over 'failing health'

Sep 26, 2014 - 4:19 PM

UPDATED NFA Administrator Arthur Juan resigns after just 3 months in the job amid allegations of an extortion try on a rice trader

NFA lawyers hit NBI for extortion report leak

Sep 23, 2014 - 5:13 PM

The NBI says it has begun a probe into the alleged leak of a confidential report showing evidence that NFA administrator Arthur Juan attempted to extort P15 million from a rice trader

Graft charges recommended vs Nat'l Food Authority chief

Sep 16, 2014 - 8:55 PM

Justice Secretary De Lima won t divulge yet details of the NBI recommendation after completing the probe into a P15 million extortion attempt on a rice trader