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Ph self sufficient in rice


BY PET MELLIZA/ THE BEEKEEPER   The Philippines can be self-sufficient in rice even this year — officials and militant farmers hint. All that is needed is reduce importation and shoot down smuggling.   Agriculture secretary Proceso Alcala sees that for real, thus his petition to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2011 to extend the […]

Ynion must trash tax ordinance


BY PET MELLIZA/ THE BEEKEEPER Yours truly have been long been absent from  the La Paz Public Market for months to confirm it, but I agree with columnist Peter JImenea who says that some tenants already left the place as seen in stalls  that shut down. We have reasons to believe that especially after listening […]

Ynion must probe abattoir 


BY PET MELLIZA/ THE BEEKEEPER Every time somebody mutters “my city my pride”, I am reminded by the Iloilo City abattoir which is an embarrassment. It is riddled with corruption and fraught with risks to public health. It’s dirty and Pavianhons tag it an undesirable neighbor due to its solid and liquid wastes seeping to […]

Ynion’s arrest boomerangs


BY PET MELLIZA/ THE BEEKEEPER Taxpayers benefited nothing from the act of police operatives who arrested Rommel Ynion in the midst of the rally of the Gonzalez-Ynion-Ganzon group at Bitoon, Jaro last May 1. The disruption of the caucus merely raised brows on the manner the arrest warrant was served and ignited the cry political […]