Rappler's latest stories on rice supply in the Philippines
Senator Cynthia Villar says the problem isn't in the rice tariffication law which she authored
The Philippines' rice stocks as of June 1 are deemed sufficient for 81 days
Household stocks still contribute the biggest share to the Philippines' total rice inventory despite a 14.4% drop from a year ago
Rice stocks grow by 19.24% in February 2019 compared to the same month in 2018
While the Philippines is known for its agricultural lands, the country continues to face recurring rice crises over the years
All in all, there’s a sense that the Duterte government brought about needless economic hardships to the Filipino people in 2018
A kilo of rice costs almost P50, and even P66 in Sulu, as of the 4th week of September 2018
Philippine agricultural performance from 1995 to the present has been dismal, if not catastrophic
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol previously said the Philippines would have a rice problem if the country relied on imports to meet demand for the staple
NFA-Bicol director Henry Tristeza leads a taste test of the fumigated rice which will be distributed all over Bicol region
The Makabayan bloc also wants the House agriculture and food committee to probe the NFA’s failure to procure 124,969 metric tons of rice in 2017
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya suggests ways to address the ongoing rice crisis
(UPDATED) The National Food Authority denies there was diversion of funds, saying that the money of the agency is 'in good hands'
Putting a cap on prices may sound like a good idea, but it may actually lead to a rice shortage
The left-leaning legislators argue the state of calamity declared in Zamboanga City over soaring rice prices is a 'microcosm of the instability of food security in the country'
(UPDATED) Why this burgeoning rice crisis? I argue that government is wholly to blame.
The Department of Agriculture has not been asked to scrap its rice self-sufficiency targets, says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
The average price of commercial rice is now at P40 to P43 per kilo, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority
Now we’ve run out of subsidized rice – the first time this has happened since NFA’s creation in 1972, or in nearly 50 years