OTOP Aims To Promote Entrepreneurship & Job Creation In Philippine Countryside

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have aligned the One Town One Product (OTOP) with the various industry clusters to develop innovative and globally competitive enterprises and make them contribute significantly to employment generation and inclusive growth to spur economic development in the country side.

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Hepatitis Outbreak is Linked To Sun Dried Tomatoes As The Culprit

An investigation by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) of cases of hepatitis A from July to December last year revealed the total of seven cases in which sun dried tomatoes were implicated.

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North Korea Amenable To Suspend Uranium Enrichment Including Tests In Exchange Of Food

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the US still had ‘profound concerns’ over North Korea, but welcomed the move as a ‘first step’ of their being amenable to suspend uranium enrichment, as well as nuclear and long-range missile tests.

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Half A Billion Children Are At Risk Of Physically & Mentally Stunted Due To Malnutrition

In a report by the Save the Children charity, five hundred million children could grow up physically and mentally stunted over the next 15 years because they do not have enough to eat.

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More Than A Billion Tons Of Food Is Wasted Yearly

About 30 percent or 1.3 billion tons of food produced in the world every year get lost or wasted according to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization FAO.

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