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CALBAYOG CITY GETS 3 NEW FLOOD CONTROL STRUCTURES

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of three new flood control structures aimed to ensure safety of residents in Barangays Lonoy and Cag-olango in Calbayog City, Samar. Citing a report from DPWH Region 8 Director Nerie Bueno, Secretary Mark Villar said that the flood control structures are built to […]

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DA EXPANDS NBP URBAN AGRI-GARDEN – DAR

To provide hope and livelihood opportunities to persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City, the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) sealed a partnership to implement the “Bagong Buhay sa Gulay” project, complementing […]

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NCR MAYORS ENFORCE COVID ALERT SYSTEM – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) inspected a number of private establishments in cities of Mandaluyong and San Juan at the start of the pilot implementation of the COVID 19 Alert Level 4 in the National Capital Region. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos, with San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos, […]

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PH, SG TO EXPLORE JOINT MSME DIGITALIZATION – DTI

In the virtual courtesy call of Singapore Trade Minister Gan Kim Yong to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez, the two officials talked about further strengthening the Philippines and Singapore’s partnership in digitalizing micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Both recognized the surge of e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant […]

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INTRAMUROS, RIZAL PARK NOW OPEN FOR VISITORS

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat announced the reopening of Rizal Park and three sites in Intramuros namely Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego and Plaza San Luis under limited capacity and shortened operating hours. Starting on September 16, Rizal Park will be open from 5:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. with a maximum capacity […]

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DENR-LMB PUSHES FOR DIGITALIZATION — CIMATU

The Land Management Bureau (LMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) highlighted the improvements in its land services systems and processes through a digital transformation during the month-long celebration of its 120th founding anniversary this September. With the theme “Overcoming Hurdles and Surpassing Boundaries on Land Administration and Management Through Digital Transformation,” […]

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DA ADDS P300M FOR ASF RECOVERY LOANS – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC), has allotted an additional P300 million for lending to backyard and semi-commercial raisers in “green zones” or areas free from the African Swine Fever (ASF). “The additional amount will help support our continuing efforts to revive the country’s hog industry,” said Agriculture Secretary […]

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DPWH WIDENS ILOILO’S IYANG BRIDGE – VILLAR

Easier access to communities in the northern part of Iloilo has been made possible through the completed widening of Iyang Bridge in the town of Concepcion by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Iloilo 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) successfully transformed the 46-lineal meter bridge by […]

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DPWH SENDS MORE EQUIPMENT FOR DAVAO TWIN TUNNELS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is preparing the specialized equipment to work for the Davao twin tunnels, a key component of the 45.5-kilometer Davao City Bypass Road Project in Southern Mindanao. Secretary Mark Villar said that the arrival of several equipment on site in Davao City signals a more intensified excavation activities […]

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DENR BOOSTS DRIVE VS ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu hailed the launch of a new anti-corruption program that is expected to provide a big boost to the DENR’s campaign against environmental crimes. The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and 49 state agencies including the DENR led the launch of the “Project Kasangga: Aksyon Kontra Korapsyon,” creating […]