Poultry raisers assured of gov't help

Aside from NMIS, he said that concerned agencies particularly the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS), Philippine Council for Agriculture and  Fisheries (PCAF) and Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) are in constant coordination with UBRA even before the COVID-19 pandemic regarding the matter.

80K contact tracers needed

Secretary Eduardo Ano of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), emphasized the importance of hiring and training contact tracers amid the fact that there is still no vaccine or cure against the dreaded virus.

Heavier penalty for illegal wildlife trade pushed

REPEAT or habitual offenders of environmental laws should be meted out a much heavier or  maximum punishment to give them a lesson and at the same time serve as warning to others, said an exasperated Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu following the arrest of an illegal wildlife trader who was apprehended last year and was again caught last week in Sta. Mesa, Manila.

Keep guard up during GCQ, metro execs told

AS the government prepares to shift the National Capital Region (NCR) to general community quarantine (GCQ), Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Ano asked the local chief executives (LCEs) to step up efforts and take the lead to protect their respective communities from the deadly coronavirus.

Free recruited minors, Año tells Reds

INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año has urged the youth to stay away from the “virus of communist terrorism,” as he called the leftist group to free Alice Jasper (AJ) Lucena, and other recruited minors and give them back to their grieving parents.

Antiporda elected Lion's Club governor

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking forward to building a much stronger partnership with Lion’s Club International (LCI) with the election of Undersecretary Benny Antiporda as governor of the world’s largest civilian service organization.