Photo Release

August 7, 2017

INVESTIGATING GARLIC CARTELS: Senator Cynthia Villar, chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, holds a graph illustration indicating the decline in local garlic production in the country from 1990 to 2016 during the continuation of a Senate hearing, Monday, August 07, on the rising prices of garlic in the country. “There is an urgent need to look into the garlic price situation to protect the general public from unscrupulous machination and provide a development policy for the local garlic industry,” Villar said. (PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo/07 August 2017)