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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 […]

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CREATE JOBS IN REMOTE AREAS WITH TOURISM – ISKO

More tourist sites in the country will lead to more jobs and will generate more economic activity. This, according to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, is the premise behind his tourism development strategy, which will focus on developing and promoting lesser-known and under-developed tourist spots in the country to enhance countryside development. The tourism sector is […]

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MINDANAO RAILROAD TO DEVELOP BUKIDNON — GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon relayed his vision in promoting the province of Bukidnon through food, tourism and infrastructure development during his visit to Malaybalay City. Gordon said that the province needs to be empowered with facilities in order to unleash its full potential. “You need the transportation. One thing that I’d like to push is for […]

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DAR TO DA AGENCIES: MAXIMIZE AGRI GROWTH FOR 2022

Agriculture Secretary William Dar wants the Department of Agriculture (DA) to focus on four central measures to guide policy decisions and programs next year. In Department Memorandum Order issued recently, Dar enumerated these four measures as: effective fund utilization; proactive planning and implementation; publication of operations manuals for all units; and institutionalization of the food […]

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GORDON TO BARMM OFFICIALS: LEARN FROM SBMA

Senator Dick Gordon has assured the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) of his unequivocal support in building a formidable region in the South. Speaking during the recent inaugural BARMM Donor’s Forum, Gordon encouraged BARMM officials to take a page out of Subic’s success book which had proven to be an outstanding formula in […]

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DA POURS P1B FUND FOR KALINGA PROJECTS – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the inauguration and turnover of the Bado Dangwa-Guilayon Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) in Tabuk City, Kalinga under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). The road project, which was completed five months and 29 days ahead of its target, is the realization and fulfillment of a lifelong dream of Tabuk […]