NIA-Bicol completes 3 irrigation systems; starts 2 new projects

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on NIA-Bicol completes 3 irrigation systems; starts 2 new projects 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 15 (PNA) -– After inaugurating three recently-completed irrigation projects in Camarines Sur, the regional office for Bicol of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) based in Naga City has started two more for the completion of the coverage of over 850-hectare rice lands in the province.

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DA, NFA assure Bicol rice consumers of stable supply, moderate prices

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA, NFA assure Bicol rice consumers of stable supply, moderate prices 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, May 12 (PNA) – The law of supply and demand is reigning over the flow of stocks and prices of commercial rice in Bicol.

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India's religious minorities condemn attack on Christians

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on India's religious minorities condemn attack on Christians 

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Feb. 7 — The head of hardline separatist alliance in Indian-controlled Kashmir – – Hurriyat (freedom) Conference Friday said incessant attacks on the churches in New Delhi has threatened Christians and made the community unsafe.

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DA says Bicol loses 32,000 MTs of rice to 2 recent typhoons

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA says Bicol loses 32,000 MTs of rice to 2 recent typhoons 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 29 (PNA) — Bicol lost a total of more than 32,000 metric tons (MTs) of rice worth about Php313 million to the two tropical storms that hit the region successively between early December 2014 and the middle of this month, or 47 days apart from each, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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Bicol gets lower budget for irrigation as rice yield surges in last 2 years

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bicol gets lower budget for irrigation as rice yield surges in last 2 years 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 19 (PNA) – Government allocation for Bicol’s irrigation gets smaller every year but the regional office of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) based in Naga City says, “it’s okay”.

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