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DPWH CONVERTS 7 NORTHERN LUZON ROADS INTO HIGHWAYS

Some seven provincial roads in Northern Luzon have been converted into national highways to spur productivity in the area, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The conversion project is contained in a department order signed by DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado and covers various roads in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Region, […]

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CONVERSION OF PSTC TO OFFICES GETS SENATE OK

The Senate approved a bill seeking to convert the Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) into the Provincial Science and Technology Office (PSTO) in provinces nationwide. Senator Nancy Binay, sponsor and co-author of Senate Bill No. 2484 or the Provincial Science and Technology Act, said the PSTCs of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) […]

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VILLAFUERTE: CONVERT HAZARDOUS WASTES TO ENERGY

Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte has proposed congressional action on his proposal to finetune the Philippine Clean Air Act by mandating the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to promote the use of state-of-the-art thermal and other treatment technologies to convert biomedical and hazardous wastes into usable energy forms like fuel and electricity.  Under […]

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REPURPOSING OF MEGA TENTS KICK-OFF AT PHILIPPINE ARENA COMPLEX — DPWH

The conversion of three mega tents at the Philippine Arena complex in Bocaue, Bulacan into additional coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine health facilities has formally started Monday, April 20, 2020.  The mega tents were offered to the government by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) in response to the health crisis. The  Department of Public Works and Highways […]