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NO TAX HIKE FOR CAGAYAN DE ORO BIZ SECTOR – UY

The incoming administration of Cagayan de Oro City said there will be no tax increase for the business sector which is still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. During a press conference, Cagayan de Oro Mayor-elect Rolando Uy asked the help of the city council to pass an ordinance supporting his plans that include providing incentives for […]

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NEW ALBAY GUV ROSAL TO PRIORITIZE HEALTH, TOURISM

Albay Governor-elect Noel Rosal said he would prioritize concerns on health services which were brought to his attention by residents in remote areas during his campaign sorties. Rosal, the outgoing mayor of Legazpi City, said he was moved by different stories narrated to him by residents with regard to their difficulties in times of medical […]

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LA UNION’S 1ST LADY GOV PUSHES FOR ‘P.U.S.O.’

La Union Governor-elect Raphaelle Veronica Ortega-David has vowed to focus on women empowerment, youth development, and expanded access to quality education. Although Ortega-David did not elaborate on how to promote these “advocacies” close to her heart, she said all her “plans and programs will manifest through the ‘P.U.S.O.’ Agenda”. “P.U.S.O. will focus on people-centered and […]

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YAP TO DPWH: MORE DISTRICT OFFICES FOR S. LEYTE

The first solon of the newly created Southern Leyte’s 2nd legislative district is pushing for the creation of an additional Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) district engineering office in the province. Outgoing Vice Governor Christopherson Yap, the 2nd district congressman-elect, said the establishment of the office is a priority since this is crucial […]

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QC GOV’T OFFICES LINK TO PHILIPPINE BUSINESS HUB

The Philippine Business Hub (PBH), a single online platform for registering businesses, was officially launched by key government agencies at the Quezon City Hall. The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) led the launch of the PBH. The Quezon […]

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600 BIKERS JOIN ‘TOUR OF FIREFLIES’ IN HIMAMAYLAN

About 600 bikers in southern Negros joined the “Tour of the Fireflies” held in Himamaylan City to raise environmental conservation awareness in line with the observance of the 30th Provincial Environment Month this June. Now on its seventh edition, this year’s biking event is themed “Environmental Conservation for Food Productivity”. “We’re very happy the riders […]

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PAGUDPUD TO ESTABLISH TOURISM ECOZONE – BENEMERITO

The local government unit of Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte is poised to establish a tourism economic zone in Barangay Caparispisan. Reelected Mayor Rafael Ralph Benemerito II said the establishment of an ecozone will become one of his top priorities under his second term to entice more investors and tourists to the area. “There are groups […]

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PIDDIG, ILOCOS NORTE ADOPTS 4-DAY WORK WEEK

The municipal government employees of Piddig in Ilocos Norte have started to adopt a four-day workweek to save on fuel and electricity, among others. Mayor Eduardo “Eddie” Guillen said the shortened workweek is aimed at improving the productivity of employees while trying to promote stronger families by giving them more time to bond at home. “Every […]

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NEGROS OCCIDENTAL SHARES ‘BEST PRACTICES’

The Negros Occidental provincial government has shared its best practices with officials from Romblon led by Governor Jose Riano and Lone District Rep. Eleandro Jesus Madrona, who came to the province on a two-day learning trip recently. Riano said their province is looking closely at Negros Occidental’s “One Hospital Command” system and the consignment of medicines […]

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NORTHERN SAMAR TO USE CLUSTER APPROACH VS POVERTY

Local elected officials of Northern Samar vowed to strengthen the province’s cluster approach to improve the lives of poor families during their three-year fresh term. During his oath-taking recently, Governor Edwin Ongchuan said his second term as a local chief executive will focus on the cluster approach that has been proven to strengthen coordination and collaboration among […]