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WARNING: FAKE MONEY ON THE LOOSE

  In view of the amount of fake paper bills circulating in the economy, PAGASA sends this advisory on how to tell what is fake from what is real:  

CHINA's NEW HOPE LIUHE GROUP CONSULTS PAGASA REGARDING POSSIBLE INVESTMENT

The Bureau of Investments has requested PAGASA to kindly entertain Mr. Robin Yao’s request for inquiry.  He is the Head for Overseas Investment & Dev’t. of New Hope Liuhe Co., Ltd. of China.STC requested the assistance of Phillip Ong/Pres.-Phil. Chamber of Agriculture & Food, Inc. (PCAFI) and associate at this encounter.

PRA 3RD QUARTER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

PRA (Phil. Retailers Assn.) General Membership Meeting n 24 October 2018 at d Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas Center where PAGASA was presented with the Loyalty and Outstanding Member Awards. PAGASA is honored to have been bestowed these two awards for the same year.

PAGASA INVITED TO U.S. AID's FISH RIGHT LEARNING EVENT

On 10 Oct.2018, PAGASA was visited by Kina Santillan-Pascua, Analyst at Resonance Global Market Solutions> Consultancy, to be invited to the Nov.6 Forum on  at Richmonde Hotel, Eastwood City for the US AID Fish Right Industry Learning Event.  This Project aims to educate fisherfolk regarding how sustainable fishing should be carried out globally.

CONGRESSIONAL HEARING TO REVIEW THE RETAIL TRADE LIBERALIZATION LAW

Congressional Hearing by the Committee on Trade & Industry  on 9 Oct. 2018 regarding proposed revisions to the Retail Liberalization Act.

REVIVAL OF THE PHIL. CHAMBER OF AGRICULTURE & FOOD, INC. VIA GENMEET

Noontime of Oct. 4, 2018, the Philippine Chamber of Agriculture & Food, Inc. (PCAFI) held its General Meeting at the Legend Seafood Restaurant across the World Trade Center right after the Opening Ceremonies of Agrilink. PCAFI is closely related to the Trade Show as almost all its members are exhibitors at the said show. PCAFI has been in existence for quite a while under Col. Alejandro EscaƱo but is currently being revived by its new President Phillip Ong of Santeh Feeds. Among its members are Bombits Buencamino of PAMPI (Phil. Assn. of Meat Producers, Inc.), Tyson and Edwin Chen of Bounty Fresh, Atty. Bong Inciong of UBRA (United Broiler Raisers Assn.), Dr. Rolando Dy/Dean of the UA&P’s Agri-Business College, Pres.-elect Henry Lim Bon Liong of the FFCCCII, et. al.

OPENING OF AGRILINK, FOODLINK, AQUALINK 2018

At the Opening Ceremonies of Agrilink Aqualink Foodlink on 4 October 2018 at the World Trade Center.  PAGASA has been a partner of FRLD, organizer of this annual best-attended Agri-Business Trade Show, for the last twenty years!  This Trade Show has always been known for a good mix of embassy diplomats, farmers and students at its Opening. Special Guest for this year is Senator Cynthia Villar, Committee Chair for Agri-Business. Pres. Rodrigo Duterte will grace the affair in the afternoon in view of his busy schedule.

PAGASA PROCEEDS WITH PLAN TO SELL NFA RICE

PAGASA begins to sell NFA Rice to the buying public by October of 2018 in two kilo bags at very affordable price.

HIGH REGISTRATION FEE TO SELL GRAINS A HINDRANCE TO TRIPARTITE AGREEMENT

PAGASA complains on 1 October 2018 about d high registration fees to be able to attain a permit as a grains/rice dealer and carry NFA Rice for the buying public.