NTA opens P165-M center to help tobacco farmers

The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) has opened a P165-million food processing and trading center in Ilocos Sur as part of its alternative income program... (By Czeriza Valencia, The Philippine Star 11/06/2013)

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Cigarette industry remains strong despite taxes

Despite the imposition of higher taxes on tobacco manufactures, the cigarette manufacturing industry in the country remains strong, said the National Tobacco Authority (NTA). (By Czeriza Valencia, The Philippine Star 9/7/2013)

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NTA sets new tobacco buying price for '14-'15
The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) yesterday approved the new floor prices for various tobacco variants for trading years 2014 and 2015. (By Czeriza Valencia, The Philippine Star 9/6/2013)
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Synchronized tree planting program
Gov’t, private sector kick off synchronized tree planting programDA-NTA pilots regreening project in tobacco areas. (The Philippine Star 8/18/2013)
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Tobacco Loading
NTA chief Edgardo D. Zaragoza (right) witnesses tobacco unloading.. (By L.D. Desiderio, Business World 7/4/2011)

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