When Filipinos want to learn more about national issues, Ted Failon always comes to mind. The iconic broadcast journalist has built a reputation as an authority who digs deep into issues, while presenting it in a manner easy to understand for Filipinos in “Failon Ngayon.”
As the current affairs program celebrates its 10th anniversary, it puts the spotlight on the controversial Rice Tariffication Law on Saturday (November 9) in a two-part special that will culminate with a one-on-one interview with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on November 16 on ABS-CBN and iWant.
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Titled “Wakas ng Paggapas?,” the anniversary special will break down the impact of the law that has caused the price of rice to plunge to P7/kilo by featuring affected rice farmers.
It will also look into what the government is doing to address the crisis through the Agriculture Modernization Program.
Finally, to give viewers a well-rounded perspective about this national concern, and to find out the government’s plan of action in the ongoing rice issue Ted interviews the country’s highest leader President Rodrigo Duterte on November 16 (Saturday).
Know more about the plight of Filipino farmers and understand the implications of the Rice Tariffication Law in Part 1 of “Failon Ngayon: Wakas ng Paggapas” this Saturday (November 9), 11 pm on ABS-CBN and iWant. For updates, like and follow the program’s social media accounts www.Facebook.com/failon.ngayon.fanpage and www.Twitter.com/ Failon_Ngayon. Tweet your thoughts and reaction this weekend using the hashtag #FailonNgayon.
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