VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Bakit may P41 price cap kung ‘malapit na’ ang P20 kada kilo ng bigas?


Noong Aug. 31, nagtalaga ng P41 price cap kada kilo ng regular-milled rice si Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos Jr., na secretary din ng Department of Agriculture (DA). Kontra ito sa mga nauna niyang pahayag na malapit nang maabot ang pangako niyang P20 kada kilo ng bigas. Anyare?

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Kevin MacLeod, Kevin MacLeod – Call to Adventure, March 21, 2023

Department of Agriculture, Briefer on the Masagana Rice Industry Development Program 2023-2028

Department of Agriculture, Masagana Rice Industry Development Program 2023-2028

Department of Agriculture Usec. Leocadio Sebastian, Personal communication (email), Aug. 30, 2023

Philippine Rice Research Institute, Retail Price, 2022

Philippine Statistics Authority, Price Situationer of Selected Agricultural Commodities First Phase of July 2023, Aug. 22, 2023


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