Senator Cynthia A.Villar gave her inspirational message during the Sibuyas Festival at the Bongabon Agricultural Training Center in Brgy.Curva, Bongabon,Nueva Ecija with Congw. Ria Vergara and hosted by Mayor Ricardo Padilla.
Onion retail prices in the country recently spiked to as much as P700 per kilo, but were actually bought at P15 -P25 from farmers by traders.
The Senator has filed two bill. 1 to amend the Agricultural Smuggling Law to include hording, cartel and price manipulation as economic sabotage and 2 the creation of a special court for agri products smuggling.