PM announces 3-phase flood rehabilitation plan to restore confidence

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on PM announces 3-phase flood rehabilitation plan to restore confidence 

BANGKOK, Nov. 9 — Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday announced “Strategic Measures for the Country’s Rehabilitation” – a three-phase post-flood action plan to build confidence, regain trust, and restore the country’s prosperity and stability in the long-term in a manner that is sustainable and systematic.

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Russian missile cruiser visits Canada

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Russian missile cruiser visits Canada 

VLADIVOSTOK, Nov. 9 — A Russian Pacific Fleet's task force, led by the missile cruiser Varyag, has arrived at the Canadian port of Vancouver on a friendly visit, the fleet's spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Iloilo Capitol promotes vegetable growing in IPIJ compound

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo Capitol promotes vegetable growing in IPIJ compound 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 9 – The Provincial Agriculture Office conducted the first ever “Sambuwa sang Ulotanon” (Battle of Vegetables) at the provincial government demo farm in Barangay Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo on November 8.

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Registration of Dagupan Bangus trade mark sought

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Registration of Dagupan Bangus trade mark sought 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 9 — A city councilor here has called for the registration of the trademark Dagupan Bangus before the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to preserve the identity of the product and prevent its name from being misused by just anybody.

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DA eyes 13,000 hectares in Sultan Kudarat for coffee plantation expansion

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on DA eyes 13,000 hectares in Sultan Kudarat for coffee plantation expansion 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 9 -– The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing at least 13,401 hectares in Sultan Kudarat province as expansion area for the province's thriving coffee industry.

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FAO plans to provide technical aid for Mongolian agriculture

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on FAO plans to provide technical aid for Mongolian agriculture 

ULAN BATOR, Nov. 9 — The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) would provide 1.5 million U.S. dollars in technical aid to Mongolia to boost its agricultural output, an FAO official said here Tuesday.

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Rice festival opens in Delta

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Rice festival opens in Delta 

By Van Dat and Xuan Huong

SOC TRANG, Nov. 9 — The second Viet Nam Rice Festival kicked off in Soc Trang Province last night, featuring special events to honor the country's wet-rice culture and promote the country's rice brand globally.

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Palay output in Bataan reduces to 50%

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Palay output in Bataan reduces to 50% 

SAMAL, Bataan, Nov. 9 -– The palay production in the province has reduced significantly as a result of recent typhoons that damaged farmlands, according to the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist.

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Agri-business expo set in Cebu City on Nov. 11-13

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Agri-business expo set in Cebu City on Nov. 11-13 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 9 – A three-day agri-business expo will be held at the SM City-Cebu Trade Hall on November 11-13.

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Feature: Restore soil fertility to increase food production

November 9, 2011 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Feature: Restore soil fertility to increase food production 

JAKARTA, Nov. 9 — Indonesia is striving to further increase food production and other agricultural commodities to ensure the attainment of sustainable food and self-sufficiency.

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