SRA: Marcos approves importation of 3OOK metric tons of sugar

THE Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) has announced that President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.—concurrently the secretary of the Department of Agriculture—has approved the importation of 300,000 metric tons of sugar, partly in response to the prohibitively doubled price per kilo of the commodity due to the shortage.“Sugar production and supply has been at dangerously low levels for […]

Nationwide round-up (04/11/21)

Employers, workers groups say more cash aid needed with another lockdown BOTH employers and employees on Sunday said another week of a strict lockdown in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces will be difficult if no aid will be given to affected sectors, adding restrictive measures cost billions to the economy daily. “You’re looking at […]