When the media uncovered the buyout a few months after it was consummated on December 15, 1983, Danding Cojuangco tried hard to hide from the public the key institutions involved in the sale.
Marcos and Danding were not satisfied with only a minority share in the company. They preferred to get San Miguel’s controlling interest.
Various laws that affect farmers, indigenous peoples and companies overlap and confuse
An Ombudsman preliminary report on the P728 million fertilizer fund that was allegedly diverted to the campaign kitty of Malacanang allies in the 2004 national elections has sought to indict former Agriculture Secretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante for his involvement in the scam.
WITH SIX CHILDREN TO FEED AND educate, Renegilda Casoy, 38, recalled the times when they had to subsist on her husband’s daily take-home pay of P200 as a pier worker in New Mahayag, Catbalogan, Eastern Samar. Last year, the Samar chapter of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), a corporate-led social development foundation, came [...]
Thanks to the rain gods, agriculture boosted economic growth. But not all is well on the farm. AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN THE PHILIPPINES has always been dependent on the weather. When the weather is fine—that is, the amount of rainfall is neither too much nor too little—production goes up. From the early 1980s to the late [...]
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I could have done a Vargas