Pilipinas Agila Tires

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will be jointly spearheading the launch on April 26, of the first farmer-owned motorcycle tires brand, Pilipinas Agila Tires, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mandaluyong City in Metro Manila. DA Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol, in his …

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Pilipinas Agila Tires

A group of rubber farmers have stepped up their livelihood through the production of a local motorcycle tire brand. In a statement Tuesday, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol said the group will help produce Pilipinas Agila Tires–the first farmer-owned motorcycle tire brand using locally-harvested rubber cup lumps. “This …

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Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco is opposing a proposal put forward by the Department of Agriculture (DA) to increase the coconut methyl ester (CME) blend from the current two percent to five percent, calling the move ‘anti-consumer’ because of its adverse impact on pump prices. “As it is, consumers are …

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