At the Laurel Room, January 23,2018. Committee on Agriculture and Food and Committee on Ways and Means conducted a Public Hearing: The Rice QR ending at the Senate. With Senators JV Ejercito and Cynthia Villar. ASec. Mercedita Sombillo, BSP Deputy Gov. Diwa Guinigundo, USec. Fred Serrano andd Ariel Cayanan, ASec. Atty Jann Otero, NFA Adm. Jason Aquino, PhilRice Dr. Flordeliza Bordey, Commissioner Ernesto Albano, DBM Lorenzo Drapete, DTI Director Ann Claire Cabochan, Dir. Gene Tupas , PIDS Rhoel Briones.