From the wire service news resources of LexisNexis:

NFA confirms rampant rice smuggling in Zamboanga City

12:00 AM - ANILA, April 28 -- A National Food Authority (NFA) official has confirmed the rampant smuggling of rice in Zamboanga City and other parts of Mindanao. Appearing before the joint Committees on Agriculture and Food and Food Security of the House of Representatives, NFA Administrator Renan Dalisay confirmed the existence of rice smuggling in the whole of Region 9 to include Zamboanga City.