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FRASCO HAILS FIRST-EVER NORTH LUZON TRAVEL FAIR

Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco expressed confidence on domestic tourism as key to the country’s economic resurgence, hailing the maiden edition of the North Luzon Travel Fair held recently at SMX Convention Center in Clark, as critical to the revitalization of tourism.   “That is why all of our Regional Directors from the entire country […]

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MMDA TURNS OVER GREENZONE PARK TO NAVOTAS GOV’T

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) inaugurated and turned over to Navotas City local government the Navotas Greenzone Park Phase 2 along R-10 Road in Barangay Bangkulasi-NBBN, Navotas City, as part of the agency’s Adopt-a-Park project. MMDA Acting Chairman Romando Artes, Navotas City Mayor John Rey Tiangco, and Navotas City Lone District Representative Congressman Toby […]

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DPWH STARTS ROAD TO BATAAN SPORTS COMPLEX PROJECT

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that construction of a 2.4 lane kilometer road leading to the ongoing Philippine Sports Training Center (PSTC) in Bagac, Bataan is currently in the works. DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan, citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 3 Director Roseller Tolentino, said that the ongoing P55-million road […]

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CSC OFFERS FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

Government workers can soon avail themselves of financial education training from the Civil Service Commission (CSC). In his message of support delivered on November 21, 2022, at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) virtual 5th Financial Education Stakeholders Expo, CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles said that his agency is already laying the groundwork for the Financial […]

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NAT’L LAND USE ACT TO PROTECT AGRI LANDS — DA

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and its Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) showed support for the passage of the National Land Use Act (NLUA) to protect agricultural lands from conversions and ensure food security for Filipinos. The DA-BSWM recently held the launching and national turn-over of the updated Network of Protected Areas for […]

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PASCUAL INVITES GERMAN INVESTORS TO PH

Trade Secretary Fred Pascual encouraged German companies to invest in the Philippines during a meeting organized by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business and DTI-Berlin. In his remarks before a combined delegation from both government and the private sector led by Federal […]

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9 LONG WEEKENDS IN 2023 – FRASCO

The Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s recent signing of Presidential Proclamation No. 90, which adjusts the roster of regular holiday and special (non-working) days in 2023 to introduce more long weekends that Filipinos can potentially plan their trips around. According to Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, the DOT foresees the Presidential […]

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MMDA TO LAUNCH 5-YEAR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN

Representatives from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the 17 local government units in Metro Manila, and national agencies responsible for managing traffic in the metropolis have committed to work together to implement a five-year action plan to ease congestion in Metro Manila, the country’s economic and business center. During the recent Joint Coordination Committee […]

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PH EYES PARTNERSHIPS WITH US-APEC BIZ COALITION

Secretary Fred Pascual met with members of the US-APEC Business Coalition during his recent trip to Bangkok, Thailand to attend the 33rd APEC Economic Leaders’ Week. The meeting discussed, among others, the Philippines’ priorities and programs to encourage more foreign investments and boost economic growth. Pascual recognized that the United States remains among the top […]

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DPWH FINISHES FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT IN PAMPANGA

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completed a flood control project along Porac River to protect the nearby low-lying areas in Floridablanca, Pampanga against flooding during heavy rains. The newly-built 171.3-lineal meter revetment wall along the Paguiruan Section of Porac River in Floridablanca town was constructed by the DPWH Pampanga Second District Engineering […]