Ban in conversion of irrigable lands soon

The House committee on agrarian reform chaired by Rep. Rene Relampagos (1st District, Bohol) has approved a substitute bill seeking to prohibit the conversion of irrigated and irrigable lands for non-agricultural purposes.

The measure seeks to address threats to food security in the country by …

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Grab files fare increase petition

MANILA -- Ridesharing firm Grab has filed a petition before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Friday seeking for a fare increase to mitigate the impact of higher excise taxes on petroleum products under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.??…

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Isolated rains to prevail over PH Saturday

MANILA -- Isolated rains may prevail over the country, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

The northeast monsoon affecting extreme northern Luzon will bring cloudy skies with scattered rains over Batanes and the Babuyan Group of Islands, and partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated …

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