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DPWH COMPLETES NEW SIPALAY CITY BRIDGE – VILLAR

The tourism industry in the southern part of Negros Island is seen to thrive after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently constructed a bridge that now facilitates a more convenient access to the pristine beaches of Sipalay City, Negros Occidental. Secretary Mark Villar said that the construction of the 75-lineal meter bridge […]

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FAMILY ROOM SHARING OK IN QUARANTINE HOTELS — DOT

The Department of Tourism (DOT) reminded accredited accommodation establishments operating as quarantine hotels to allow room sharing for individuals belonging in the same household traveling together, especially families with minors. “We have received reports that some DOT-accredited accommodation establishments operating as quarantine hotels have been implementing a one-room-one-person policy even for travelers coming from the […]

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LOPEZ TO MSMES: JOIN ASEAN ONLINE SALE DAY

The Philippines, through the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), will be participating in the second ASEAN Online Sale Day (AOSD) which will be held on 8-10 August 2021. The AOSD is held annually on the occasion of the ASEAN Founding Anniversary to boost online consumer trade in the region and enhance stronger collaboration between […]

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2nd PH AGRI-INDUSTRIAL HUB RISES IN TAGUIG – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will establish the first Agri-industrial Business Corridor (ABC) for freshwater aquaculture and urban farming in Taguig, in partnership with the city government and Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA). Agriculture Secretary William Dar, Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano and LLDA General Manager Jaime Medina forged an agreement commencing the 10-year project, […]

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MANDALUYONG GETS NEW PUMPING STATION – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority inaugurated the Aglipay Bridge Pumping Station in Mandaluyong to address the flooding problem in low lying nearby communities. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos led the inaugural ceremony of the new pumping station in Aglipay Street, Barangay Poblacion that will serve and benefit the areas of Boni Avenue and F. Ortigas St. […]

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DPWH UNCLOGS DRAINAGE INLETS IN MANILA ROADS

Responding to a recent flooding incident, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now declogging and cleaning drainage inlets in various roads in Manila. “Regular declogging and desilting operation is being undertaken by the Department, along with drainage improvement projects, and construction of additional pumping stations to minimize flooding along Metro Manila roads,” Secretary […]

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ILOILO GUNS FOR ‘CREATIVE CITY OF GASTRONOMY’ TAG

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is supporting the bid of the Iloilo City government to be designated Creative City of Gastronomy by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network 2021.  The Creative City tag will be part of the campaign to boost tourism, create environments that foster innovation, and creativity […]

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SOLID WASTE PLANS OF 21 LGUS GET DENR OK — CIMATU

The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) has approved the 10-year solid waste management (SWM) plans of 21 local government units (LGUs). Of the 21 approved plans, four are in Ilocos Norte, four in Misamis Occidental, two in Zambales, two in Bohol, two in Lanao del Norte, and one each in Nueva Ecija, Quezon province, […]

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TEACHERS TO GET MORE OPERATING FUNDS – BRIONES

Continuing to provide necessary support mechanisms to its personnel, the Department of Education (DepEd) has released additional Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) to all public schools nationwide to strengthen measures in responding to the risks of COVID-19. “The pandemic is a continuous challenge in delivering quality education. We have to implement enabling fiscal policies to […]

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CORDILLERA IS PH MODEL VS CLIMATE CHANGE – DAR

The Cordillera is a strategic region, not only as the country’s “salad bowl,” but also a model in averting the impacts of climate change. “As the primary source of highland vegetables in the country, the Cordillera also serves as one of the models where we can showcase climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives,” said Agriculture […]