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PH, CHINA SIGN TOURISM COOPERATION AGREEMENT

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) and its counterpart Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China have signed an Implementation Program on Tourism Cooperation to push for bilateral tourism cooperation between the Philippines and China. Philippine Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco signed the Implementation Program (IP) on Tourism Cooperation together with […]

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PH INKS VEGETABLE VALUE CHAIN AGREEMENT WITH JAPAN

Department of Agriculture (DA) Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative to the Philippines Sakamoto Takema recently signed the Minutes of the Meeting to Amend the Records of Discussion for the technical cooperation project of DA and JICA on Market Driven Enhancement of Vegetable Value Chain in the Philippines (MVC2). […]

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PH, JAPAN INK MEMO OF COOPERATION FOR INFRA DEV’T

The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has fostered greater collaboration with Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for tunnel engineering and road infrastructure development. A Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) was formally signed recently in Manila by DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan and Senior Undersecretary Emil Sadain, and MLIT Vice Minister […]

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DTI: PH, INDONESIA INK PACT ON CREATIVE ECONOMY

The Philippines’ creative community will soon have an additional potential audience of about 280 million Indonesians as the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Cooperation in the Development and Promotion of the Creative Economy between the Philippines and Indonesia. Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascual and Indonesian Minister […]

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MMDA, LTO INK DATA SHARING PACT – ARTES

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) inked a Memorandum of Agreement interconnecting their data systems for quicker sharing of information on motorists and vehicles involved in traffic violations and apprehensions. The MOA signed by MMDA Chairman Atty. Romando Artes and LTO Chief Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante establishing the LTO-MMDA […]

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DTI, DBM SIGN DATA SHARING AGREEMENT – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Procurement Service-Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM) signed a Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) which allows the two agencies to link their respective systems and further improve the electronic procurement process. The ceremonial signing was held at the Philippine Board of Investments in Makati City and was […]

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PH, BANGLADESH COOPERATE FOR SEED PRODUCTION – DAR

After a sixteen-year technical collaboration, SL Agritech Corporation (SLAC) and the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the SL-8H F1 seed production, which further strengthens agriculture technology development between the Philippines and Bangladesh. The joint action of the two companies started in 2005 and was reinforced throughout the years […]

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CHED PARTNERS WITH YORK UNIVERSITY FOR GNL

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University in Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on academic collaboration to launch the partnership between Philippine universities and York University for the Globally Network Learning (GNL). CHED Chairman Popoy De Vera and Dr. Rhonda Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, Canada signed the MoU […]

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DENR, DILG INK PACT FOR BULACAN BAMBOO PLANTATION

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has partnered with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the establishment of bamboo plantations in Bulacan as part of the National Greening Program (NGP). Held with a ceremonial bamboo planting at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, the signing of a memorandum […]

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PREPARE PH FARMERS FOR GLOBAL TRADE – SALCEDA

The chair of the House Ways and Means Committee said the country’s agricultural sector still needs “infusions” of domestic and public investment to compete effectively even as the world’s largest free trade pact took effect for most of the 15 member countries at the start of this year. Albay Representative Joey Salceda said the Regional […]