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Aboitiz’s Sibulan hydro plant project gets high credit rating

DAVAO CITY—The corporate notes issued by Aboitiz’s Power Corp.’s subsidiary in Davao del Sur obtained a high PRS “AA+” and “stable outlook” rating, indicating...

Four regional airports to allow evening flights before year ends

DAVAO CITY—A Department of Budget and Management (DBM) report on the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program said that before the year ends,...

E-gate facility in Cebu, Davao airports launched

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Friday launched its electronic gate facility (e-gate) scheme for Filipino air travelers arriving in Cebu and Davao airports. Immigration’s...

Davao judge awardee: Papa is proud of his daughter

DAVAO CITY—A retired judge here said she could not help but become tear-eyed upon receiving news that the Japanese government was giving her an...

National Solid Waste Commission hastens approval of LGUs’ 10-yr garbage plans

THE National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) is stepping up the review and approval of 10-year solid-waste management (SWM) plans submitted by local government...

Davao City issues QR-coded IDs to night market venders

DAVAO CITY—The city government here would begin issuing new identification cards, which has security and safety features, to venders of the night market along...

Boracay Halloween celebration simple

BORACAY Island—Halloween traditions in this resort island on October 31 had been made simple as the national government banned beach parties. This is a...

After Boracay, DILG tightens monitoring of beach tourism

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has ordered a nationwide inventory of local laws relative to environmental conservation, building construction and...

Dureza urges Mindanao scribes to address larger ‘peace table’

DAVAO CITY—Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza challenged writers from many places in Mindanao “to use their pens and microphones as...

Govt eyes efficient operations of Luzon provincial bus lines

FRANCHISES of public-utility buses (PUBs) from the municipalities in Bulacan, Cavite and Laguna are set to be amended to expedite travel time between the...

Cimatu asks LGUs to enforce garbage law during ‘Undas’

ENVIRONMENT Secretary Roy A. Cimatu reminded local government units (LGUs) to enforce the law on proper solid-waste management during the observance of All Saints’...

Authorities promote assistance to ex-NPAs

LUCENA CITY—Authorities announced here on Friday that some 3,009 former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels received various forms of assistance from several agencies through...

Government to continue Boracay rehab as cash aid to workers depleted

GOVERNMENT economists are looking beyond the October 26 reopening of Boracay as the fund to help workers displaced with the April closure of island-resort...

NBI arrests 6 in illegal Bulacan dump

THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday announced the arrest of six individuals who were behind the illegal operation of a 1-hectare open...

Execs assure workers in ARMM agencies of retention in new Bangsamoro...

DAVAO CITY—Government personnel working in at least three agencies of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao were assured of being retained in the new...

Kanegosyo Congress to sustain Davao’s ‘sari-sari’ stores—NCCC

DAVAO CITY—The pioneering business-mentoring program for sari-sari stores in the Davao region has continued to sustain many of these community-based micro-sellers through the year,...

Tribal leader fears loss of jobs if mining stops in Surigao...

A tribal leader in Carrascal town, Surigao del Sur, on Sunday appealed to the government to consider the potential adverse impact of mining measures...

DENR urges fire dancers to use LED lights in Boracay shows

Boracay Island—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force, urged hundreds of fire dancers in this resort island to...

E-tricycle donation to benefit Boracay tribal group – DOE

The Department of Energy (DOE) will donate 200 electric tricycles (e-trikes) units that will provide an efficient and pollution free conveyance to Boracay tourists...

Presidential daughter ends speculation on Senate run, files for reelection as Davao...

DAVAO CITY – This city’s mayor, Sara Duterte-Carpio, ended speculation on a likely run for a senatorial post when she filed her candidacy for...
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