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DPWH TO BUILD 1ST GOV’T COMMUNICATION ACADEMY

Groundwork has commenced for the construction of a new Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) building in the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon which will serve as a training facility for government media workers and information officers. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently held its groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Government Communication […]

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SEED STORAGE FACILITY TO RISE IN VALENCIA CITY

A seed storage facility worth P7.11-million will rise in Valencia City, Bukidnon by February 2022. Officials of the Valencia City government and the Department of Agriculture (DA) 10 (Northern Mindanao) led the groundbreaking ceremony, signaling the start of the construction of the seed storage facility in Nutriland Purok 1, Barangay Pinatilan. Valencia City Vice Mayor […]

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NATULONGAN BRIDGE OPENS IN BUKIDNON – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar recently announced the completion and opening of the new two-lane Natulongan Bridge in Kibawe, Bukidnon. Linking Barangay Talahiron with Barangay Magsaysay in Kibawe town, the 134.9-lineal meter bridge across Pulangi River in Sitio Kikipot, Talahiron is a much-needed connectivity infrastructure of the populace. “Prior to the implementation of […]

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BORN IN BUKIDNON, PACQUIAO VISITS BIRTHPLACE

“Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.”  This unforgettable quote from our national hero Jose Rizal, according to Senator Manny Pacquiao, was what inspired him to go back to his birthplace for the first time after his family escaped the town almost four decades ago.  The municipality of Kibawe is in […]

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SENATE TO ASSIST IN AFP MODERNIZATION – ZUBIRI

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri took to the Senate floor to raise the issue around the recent series of accidents involving dated military aircraft, resulting in numerous deaths and casualties. His speech comes at the heels of a recent helicopter crash in Impasug-ong, Bukidnon. A Philippine Air Force Huey helicopter crashed on a field, killing […]

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SOKOR FUNDS ILOILO, BUKIDNON ‘SMART’ FARMS – DAR

Filipino farmers will start adopting “smart farming technologies” shared by South Korea aimed at enabling them to sustainably produce quality vegetables year-round. This will be realized soon as the Department of Agriculture (DA) simultaneously launched two smart greenhouse projects in Iloilo and Bukidnon, funded through the Republic of Korea’s official development assistance (ODA), worth 3.15 […]

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FARM-TO-MARKET ROAD IN BUKIDNON FINISHED – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a 5.9-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) project in the municipality of Kadilingan, Bukidnon Province. According to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, the completed the FMR project in the amount of P67-million is a convergence project of DPWH with the Department of Agrarian Reform – Mindanao Sustainable Agrarian […]

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BUKIDNON EYES VEGETABLE FARM AS ‘BALIK PROBINSYA’ RESETTLEMENT SITE – GOVERNOR ZUBIRI

Bukidnon Governor Jose Zubiri has offered a vast vegetable production area in Barangay Miarayon in Talakag, Bukidnon as a proposed resettlement site for beneficiaries of the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) program, an official said. In a Facebook post, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the area has an elevation of over 1,400 […]

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SENATE COMMENDS MINDANAON FOR GRADUATING FROM WEST POINT – ZUBIRI

The Senate has adopted a resolution congratulating and commending Second Lieutenant (2LT) Jesson Peñaflor of Kalilangan, Bukidnon for graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York. Majority Leader Migz Zubiri, who introduced Senate Resolution No. 432, said Peñaflor was commissioned to the rank of Second Lieutenant (2LT) after finishing his […]

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LOCAL GOVERNMENTS SHOULD ENSURE CONTINUED FOOD PRODUCTION AMID COVID-19 — DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) reiterated its appeal to local chief executives (LCEs) to reconsider policies that counter efforts of the national government to ensure continued food production, processing, transport and trade during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. “We urge the provincial governors, city and municipal mayors in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, to allow […]