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DPWH SENDS MORE EQUIPMENT FOR DAVAO TWIN TUNNELS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is preparing the specialized equipment to work for the Davao twin tunnels, a key component of the 45.5-kilometer Davao City Bypass Road Project in Southern Mindanao. Secretary Mark Villar said that the arrival of several equipment on site in Davao City signals a more intensified excavation activities […]

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BIAZON: DON’T TAX MEDICAL PRODUCTS AMID COVID-19

The Committee on Ways and Means chaired by Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda discussed and approved recently the consolidation of House Bills 8301, 8324, 8375, 8376 and 8584, which seek to exempt from import duties, taxes and other fees the importation of critical medical products, essential goods, equipment and supplies to address public health emergencies. […]

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BFP SHOULD BE GIVEN RIGHT EQUIPMENT SAYS GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon says the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) should be given the proper equipment and its personnel provided training as he recognized the significant role firefighters play in saving lives during fires and other emergency situations. During the interpellation for Senate Bill No. 1832 or the BFP Modernization Act of 2020, Gordon pointed […]

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EASTERN SAMAR HOSPITALS ACQUIRE P51M EQUIPMENT – EVARDONE

The provincial government of Eastern Samar has acquired new sets of modern equipment worth P51-million to the boost medical response capabilities of its hospitals amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Governor Ben Evardone said these were procured in June and delivered to different hospitals on the last week of July, using their Bayanihan fund from […]

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NEA RECEIVES EQUIPMENT FROM JICA FOR BARM ELECTRIC COOPS

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has formally received from the Japanese government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) brand new equipment and materials that will help improve the power distribution systems of the electric cooperatives (ECs) operating in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The certificate of turnover for the equipment was […]