Philippines secures P75.5-billion loan from Japan

THE governments of the Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed two loan agreements worth P75.5 billion (around 154 billion yen) for two major infrastructure projects in the Visayas and Mindanao. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative Eigo Azukizawa sealed the agreement for the P57-billion (119-billion yen) loan […]

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The Good Guys go green

Romeo Cordova is up by 4:00 AM, ready for a full day. Like any farmer, he works for hours tending to his crops and tilling his land. He and eight other farmers grow organic crops like lettuce, eggplant, okra, squash, tomato and string beans. Most days, he works 16 hours, with just a few breaks. […]

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