PBGEA IN MARAWI RELIEF MISSION

The Pilipino Banana Growers & Exporters Association (PBGEA) embarked on a relief mission to help displaced people severely affected by the war in Marawi City. Dubbed “One Love, One Mindanao, Help Marawi,” the relief mission  was organized by PBGEA member companies.  Volunteers from the companies accompanied the three-truck convoy that brought relief goods to the beleaguered Lanao del Sur capital city on June 18. “We are one with Mindanao and we are one with our fellow Filipinos in Marawi,” said PBGEA executive director Stephen  Antig Escorted by the military,  the relief mission convoy left  Davao City on June 17 and … Continue reading PBGEA IN MARAWI RELIEF MISSION

Lacson’s call to scrap talks with NDF backed by Davao traders

Besieged by the continuing extortion activities and attacks by communist insurgents on their businesses, Davao traders have thrown their support behind Senator Panfilo Lacson’s call to put off peace talks with the National Democratic Front (NDF) until the group can demonstrate its sincerity … Continue reading Lacson’s call to scrap talks with NDF backed by Davao traders

END TO REBEL VIOLENCE VS BANANA FARMS SEEN UNDER PRESIDENT DUTERTE

PEACE PACT TO BOOST MINDANAO BANANA INDUSTRY Reeling from decades of rebel extortion and violence, the banana industry in Mindanao is agog over ongoing peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the leftist National Democratric Front (NDF). President Rodrigo R. … Continue reading END TO REBEL VIOLENCE VS BANANA FARMS SEEN UNDER PRESIDENT DUTERTE

Doctor in hot water over story on alleged poisoning in banana plantations

DR. ROMEO QUIJANO SCORED FOR UNETHICAL CONDUCT Six residents of Sitio Camocaan, Hagonoy, Davao del Sur filed before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in Region XI, Davao City a complaint of “Unprofessional, Unethical and Dishonorable Conduct” against Dr. Romeo Quijano. … Continue reading Doctor in hot water over story on alleged poisoning in banana plantations