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Coconut trust fund bill may be passed in September, Villar says

A PROPOSED law seeking to create a trust fund that will manage coconut levy assets may be passed in September, Committee on Agriculture and Food Chairperson Senator Cynthia A. Villar said on Thursday.


Presidential adviser, farmers express dismay over order against gov’t plan to use coco levy assets

THE PRESIDENTIAL Adviser on Food Security expressed dismay over the Supreme Court’s Tuesday stay order against the plan to tally and privatize assets bought with a levy collected by President Ferdinand E. Marcos from coconut farmers, saying it prolonged the sector’s battle to benefit from the taxation.....

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Sanchez: Poverty incidences

FOR Negrenses, now is the time to buckle down and formulate strategies for the inclusive growth in the sustainable development of the Negros Island Region. An immediate agenda is to solve the poverty issue, says, Francis Gentoral, field director of the Local Government Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED).....


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