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March 5, 2016
Roel Pareño (The Philippine Star) | http://goo.gl/xXutTJ ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A cargo vessel loaded with smuggled sugar was seized here on Thursday night. Members of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao led by Lt. Renyleo Ballesteros intercepted M/L Nurhuda off Barangay Recodo.  Orlando Sangit of... Read More
March 3, 2015
Daily Star by Carla Gomez | http://goo.gl/iJa2aN Bureau of Internal Revenue Region 12 officials yesterday said they could not grant a 120-day moratorium on Revenue Regulation 11-2014 that imposes a one percent creditable withholding tax on raw sugar and molasses upon withdrawal from the mills. All they... Read More
September 23, 2015 
Visayan Daily Star (Carla P. Gomez) | http://goo.gl/tb2qu7 The Sugar Regulatory Administration is investigating those responsible for the attempt to smuggle PHP100 million (US$2.14 million) worth of sugar into the country, and using President Benigno Aquino's name in an attempt to seek the release... Read More
April 18, 2017 Marchel P. Espina (SunStar Bacolod) | https://goo.gl/AD001Y NEGRENSES will defend the sugar industry against the unabated entry of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) at the Senate Tuesday, April 18. The Senate agriculture committee led by Senator Cynthia Villar will conduct the inquiry, which will be attended... Read More
INDIA: Coops oppose any further extension to raw sugar imports April 18, 2017 Sugaronline | https://goo.gl/LUbbs9 Cooperative sugar mills have opposed any further duty-free raw sugar imports or extension of the time limit for import of the already allowed 500,000 metric tonnes quantity beyond June 30, according to the... Read More