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6 practices to reduce child labor in sugarcane farms

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:41 PM

World Vision shares 6 best practices under its Livelihoods Education Advocacy and Protection to Reduce Child Labor in Sugarcane Areas project which helped 54 479 Filipino child laborers

FILIPINO CHILD LABORERS. Some 5.492 million Filipino children at 5 to 17 are already working. 3.210 million of them work in hazardous working environments. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

ASEAN integration: PH energy sector OK, sugarcane industry in trouble

Oct 22, 2015 - 8:31 PM

The energy sector stands to benefit from the integration while the sugarcane industry is seen to be adversely affected a former energy undersecretary and lawyer says

LEGAL EAGLES. Experts discuss the legal procedures to merging as well as as the new business environment that regional integration will bring at the Philippine Corporate Mergers: "Developing a scenario for ASEAN entry and competitiveness" forum held at AIM on October 22, 2015 (seated from left: former Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug, PCCI's George Barcelon, and SEC CommissioneManuel Gaite). Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

Sugar prices rise on increased demand and VAT fears

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The DTI warns of further price increases as the BIR plans to impose a VAT on raw and refined sugar

Aquino signs law promoting development of sugarcane industry

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The law aims to aid the development of the sugarcane industry especially as import duty will be 5 this year