Ex-Agriculture Secretary Alcala,  23 others to face trial over garlic scam

DAVAO CITY,  Philippines —Former Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  and 23 others are facing corruption charges  for their alleged  involvement in the  issuances of  import permits for garlics This, after the Office of the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge Alcala, two Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) to include and garlic traders. Director Clarito Barron, BPI, …