Gov’t to set aside P1 Billion for partial implementation of National Feeding Program

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At least P1 billion will be set aside for the partial implementation of the new law establishing a national feeding program this year, Malacañang announced Friday. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the government would give priority to areas with high incidence of hunger among schoolchildren in public schools in carrying out the feeding program this year. “Totoo po na sayang at hindi naisabatas ito bago magsimula ang eskuwelahan. Pero ngayong taon po ay mayroong isang bilyon po para sa partial implementation nitong programang ito [It’s really unfortunate that it was…