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DOT TO DEVELOP ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY TOURISM

To equalize tourism development and promotion as envisioned by the Marcos Administration under the National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP) 2023-2028, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco committed the support of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in transforming Zamboanga Sibugay, dubbed as the “Center of the Zamboanga Peninsula”, into a tourism gem for the Philippines. Frasco made […]

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BONG GO BACKS MARINDUQUE’S DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Senator Bong Go personally joined the residents of Marinduque in celebrating their province’s rich history and vibrant culture during the festive commemoration of the province’s 104th Founding Anniversary at Capitol Convention Center in Boac town recently. Addressing a gathered crowd, Go extended his warmest greetings to the people of Marinduque, lauding the community’s unity and […]

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BONG GO BACKS E-SPORTS DEVELOPMENT

Senator Bong Go highlighted the timely and rapidly growing potential of e-sports not only in the Philippines but also globally during a budget hearing for the Games and Amusements Board (GAB). With a proposed budget of P131 million for 2024, GAB, which is responsible for regulating and supervising professional sports, has also been keenly observing […]

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DOT TO BOOST CENTRAL VISAYAS TOURISM POTENTIAL

At the Post-SONA Philippine Economic Briefing (PEB) held recently at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco also provided an overview of the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) strategies to sustain the tourism industry’s momentum under the Marcos Administration. In Central Visayas, where combined international and domestic visitor arrivals have already reached 2.2 million […]

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PH, SOUTH KOREA SIGN AGRI, FISHERY DEV’T PACT

With the presence of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Kyungpook National University (KNU) of the Republic of Korea signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Agriculture and Fishery Development Cooperation recently. The MOU, signed by DA Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban, DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) Director Joel Lales, and […]

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DPWH HOLDS FORUM TO BOOST MINDANAO INFRA DEV’T

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) convened a public forum as it continues to engage project stakeholders in the efforts of intensifying infrastructure development in Mindanao towards better economic productivity and boost the sectors of tourism, agriculture and trade to achieve high, inclusive and sustainable growth. DPWH Senior Undersecretary Emil Sadain spearheaded the […]

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BASTE DUTERTE VOWS TO SUSTAIN DAVAO CITY DEV’T

Mayor-elect Baste Duterte vowed to continue protecting the well-being of Dabawenyos as he took his oath at the Sangguniang Panlungsod in Davao City.In his speech, Duterte also assured the effective and full implementation of the laws of the city for the welfare of the Dabawenyos. “My mandate is clear, to protect and promote the welfare of the […]

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DARAGA TO ATTRACT INVESTORS WITH INFRA PROJECTS

The local government unit (LGU) of Daraga, Albay broke ground for its P60-million legislative, business building that will be constructed beside the town hall building. The three-story building to be constructed in a 2,366-square meter floor area was financed from the town’s general fund for 2021 and is expected to be completed in a year. […]

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NOGRALES VOWS SUSTAINED GAINS FOR MONTALBAN

“Sustain the gains, recover from the losses.” This was Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles’ vow as the campaign period for local candidates kicked off on Friday, March 25. Foremost among the projects that the Harvard-trained solon believes are crucial to recovery are the Northern Tagalog Regional Hospital and the Rizal-Bulacan Inter-Provincial Road. Nograles is […]

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MDDA TO BOOST DAVAO REGION DEVELOPMENT – GO

Senator Bong Go assured his fellow Davaoeños that the proposed Metropolitan Davao Development Authority will improve the coordination among the local government units of Davao City and of nearby areas, resulting in better delivery of public services and integrated development planning, among others. During an ambush interview after his monitoring visit of the Malasakit Center […]