Red alert raised for Luzon grid

THE NATIONAL Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) raised red and yellow alerts over the Luzon grid Monday, as demand peaked following a rise in temperatures over the weekend. The system operator said on Viber that it placed the grid on yellow alert between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, moving to a red alert […]

Gwen bans export of hogs for 6 months

GOV. Gwendolyn Garcia has imposed a six-month moratorium on the export of live hogs to other areas in the country. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, Garcia issued Executive Order (EO) 8 prohibiting live hogs from being sold outside Cebu Province to protect the local P11 billion livestock industry from the ravages of the African swine […]