Ayala Group mulls entry into agri

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala says the Hong Kong group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan is still having trouble finding large tracts of land for its planned agriculture investments in the Philippines.

Indonesia to invest in Agusan's palm oil

Indonesian investors from two of its government-owned companies are planning to invest in a 60,000 ha palm oil plantation in the Philippines' province.

SL Agritech, First Pacific eye Indonesia

Because of difficulty in securing commercial-scale agricultural lands in the Philippines, hybrid rice producer SL Agritech Corp. said that it may shift its planned joint venture with the Manny Pangilinan-led First Pacific Co. Ltd. to Indonesia.