Monthly Archives: November 2012

Peanut Program Gets Corporate Backers

By MELODY M. AGUIBA A value chain peanut program has tied up with East West Seed Co., Puentespina of Davao, and Sorsogon Dairy Farm as part of a national aim to boost peanut production value to P317 million by 2014. … Continue reading

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Price of Copra in Sorsogon Dropped to P14 a Kilo in October

Written by Oliver Samson / Correspondent Image is via SORSOGON CITY—The price of copra dropped to P14 per kilo in October, a Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) official here said.  Copra is toasted coconut meat. “P14 per kilo is the … Continue reading

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Small World

Interesting experience. I am at the Los Angeles airport right now waiting for my turn to check-in. And I met a Hababag from Sampaloc, Sorsogon! Small world indeed!

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Notice to Overseas Readers: BOC blacklists cargo forwarders

MANILA, Philippines—The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has blacklisted at least 20 freight forwarders and other firms behind undelivered balikbayan boxes and mail fraud schemes that victimize mostly overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Among the firms blacklisted by the BOC, in coordination … Continue reading

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