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First Farmer-Owned Motorcycle Tire Brand Pilipinas Agila Tires

The first farmer-owned motorcycle tire brand Pilipinas Agila Tires will be sold in the market starting next month at prices lower than imported ones. President Rody Duterte will be requested to officially launch the marketing of the Pilipinas Agila 300x17 motorcycle tires which comes exactly one year after the Philippine Rubber Industry Road Map was crafted and presented to him by the DA and the Department of Trade and Industry. Loading... The manufacturing and marketing of the tires for working motorcycles commonly known as "habal-habal" and tricycle marks a small step forward in the program of the Department of Agriculture to elevate the farmer from the status of a raw material producer to the processor and merchandiser of finished products with added-value. The Philippine Rubber Farmers' Cooperative composed of rubber farmers from all over Mindanao and Palawan leads the effort to develop finished products from the raw rubber cup

"Respect the Human Rights of the Suspect behind Christine Silawan Slay" ‒CHR

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Region 7 reminded the authorities and the public that the suspects behind the slaying of the grade 9 student Christine Silawan could still invoke their rights once they caught. Lawyer Arvin Odron, director of CHR-7 said that he understands the reaction of the public especially after they saw what happened to the face of Christine Silawan who allegedly victimized by shabu users. Odron pointed out that the three suspects who were still being hunted by the members of Philippine National Police (PNP) cannot face capital punishment. Loading... “We don’t want to annoy the people. We’re sorry, but we cannot let them face capital punishment because it already been outlawed since 2006,” Odron said. According to him, the only possible punishments for the suspects is reclusion perpetua or lifetime incarceration. CHR-7 said that they’re willing to help the authorities to find the suspects quickly, however, they would also monitor the PNP

Gary Alejano Claims OFWs Supports Him: “Sila ang Lumalapit Samin kung Paano Mag-Contribute”

Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano claimed that Overseas Filipino Workers contributed a lot of money to fund his senatorial campaign. In an interview with CNN Philippines, Alejano thanked his supporters overseas who asked his campaign team on how they can contribute to the lawmaker. “Sila (OFWs) kasi ang may trabaho at nagco-communicate sa amin kung paano sila mag-contribute. So nagpapasalamat kami sa kanila,” Alejano said. Alejano also claimed that he spent millions of his personal money on his campaign, but trying to control himself because he’s also thinking about the future of his family. Loading... But he said that if ever he wins the election, he would not commit any illegal acts to earn back the money he spent. “Sinabi sa amin mag-impok ka para pagdating ng eleksiyon hindi na mahirap. Pero the way you save money or you prepare, saan mo kukunin ‘yun? Maraming mga puwedeng raket na puwedeng gawin diyan,” said Alejano. “Pero we have committed to our

College Degree Should Not be a Qualification to Become a Senator

Both Senators Nancy Binay and Grace Poe have opposed the proposal to include college graduates with qualifications to become senators based on the draft federal constitution of the Chamber. Senator Binay's rationality, sincerity is not seen to serve the people after graduating from college. Loading... According to Binay, it is a discrimination because many senators who have not graduated from college have done well in their work in the country. Senator Poe explains, personality is more important than a college degree. Poe even pointed out that in a democracy, it is not possible to say that only college graduates need to be elected because everyone should have a representation.