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MANILA BAY WHITE SAND BEACH IS SAFE – CIMATU

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu has maintained that the use of crushed dolomite in the Manila Bay beach nourishment project poses no hazard to human health and the environment. Cimatu reiterated his position on the issue when he presided over the meeting of the inter-agency Manila Bay Task Force held recently at the central office of […]

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FRANCE CAN BE PH PARTNER IN POST-COVID-19 REBUILD

Reducing trade deficit. Improving value creation. Increasing backward and forward linkages. Modernizing Philippine industries. Department of Trade Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez underscored these four key goals of the REBUILD PH Program, when he digitally addressed from Manila, top French business executives of MEDEF (Mouvement des entreprises de France, or the Movement of the Enterprises […]

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DOT LAUNCHES ‘KAIN NA!’ FOOD FESTIVAL 2020 ONLINE

A virtual ceremonial toast with customized wooden chalices marked the official start of the Kain Na! Food and Travel Festival 2020 recently with chocolate, coffee and tea taking the spotlight. “This year, we have reconfigured Kain Na! into a virtual event. And in doing so, we are actually expanding our platform and will now be […]

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DPWH GIVES BILIRAN RAINWATER COLLECTORS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has put up 18 rainwater collectors in the various schools and government buildings of Biliran Province as part of a water conservation effort. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, citing District Engineer David Adongay of DPWH Biliran District Engineering Office’s report, said that the P4.5 million rainwater collector systems […]

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DA ALLOTS P262-M TO BOOST BANANA PRODUCTION – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is allotting a total of P262.7 million to bankroll efforts to produce banana varieties resistant to fusarium wilt, and other development initiatives to further increase the production of quality bananas for both domestic and export markets. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said of the total amount, P100 million is earmarked under […]

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TASK FORCE YOLANDA, NHA FAST TRACK DELIVERY OF HOUSES

The National Housing Authority and the Inter-agency Task Force for the Unified Implementation and Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Recovery Projects and Programs in the Yolanda-affected Areas or Task Force Yolanda made back-to-back turnovers of housing units in areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda as part of the continuing effort of the Duterte administration to fulfill its […]

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COLLAPSED PART OF SKYWAY STAGE 3 REPLACED – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the section of Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 that collapsed due to fire in February 2020 has already been replaced as concessionaire Citra Central Expressway Corporation (CCEC) rushes civil works of the project to make up for unforeseen delay. “As of latest report, lower and upper […]

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BAMBOO TO HELP IMPROVE PH FOREST COVER – CIMATU

As the Philippines joined the rest of the globe in celebrating the World Bamboo Day recently, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) went all out in promoting the benefits of bamboo as a sustainable resource. Bamboo, which is considered today as the “green gold,” has been rapidly gaining momentum in recent years with […]

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NEW SUMITOMO FACTORY TO PUSH PH INNOVATION – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said the recent groundbreaking of a Sumitomo Wiring System factory in Binalonan, Pangasinan will support the Philippines’ push for greater innovation in its industries.   The new Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd. factory, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric, will be located in the North Luzon Aero Industrial […]

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LAB VS AFRICAN SWINE FEVER OPENS IN TARLAC – DAR

To provide an accurate diagnosis of major animal diseases, prevent its spread, and ultimately protect the livestock and poultry industries in Central Luzon, a modern animal disease laboratory is now open for operation. Located in Paraiso, Tarlac City, the Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (RADDL) aims to provide advanced service through modern technologies to ensure […]