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Davao Light hikes duration of power cut to one hour

DAVAO CITY – Davao Light & Power Co. has increased the duration of its rotating power interruptions from a maximum of 30 minutes to 1 hour due to the increased Mindanao-wide curtailment as im-posed by the National Grid Corp. of the Phils. (NGCP). Consumers started ex-periencing a one-hour rota-tional blackout ...

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DOST urges millers to use iron-fortified rice

DAVAO City – The Department of Science and Technology-XI is encouraging rice millers in Davao Region to make use of iron-fortified rice. In yesterday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM City, DOST XI assistant regional director Elsy Mae Solidum said using iron-fortified rice as an additive to rice stocks can address ...

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NCMF to venture in microfinance

DAVAO City – The National Commission for Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) is planning to explore the opportunities to open up Islamic microfinancing that will help more poor Filipinos. NCMF secretary Yasmin Busran-Lao said the country still has no such financing mechanism and it will not take that much to put in ...

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Davao court bars allege electric pilferer from leaving PHL

DAVAO City– The Regional Trial Court (RTC) here has prevented a man accused of tampering electric meter from leaving the country pending termination of the case lodged against him by Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC). Judge Emmanuel Carpio of RTC Branch 16 issued a hold departure order against accused ...

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VICE GOVERNOR JOEY G. PELAEZ PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN IN SCOUTING FOR SELFLESS SERVICE

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte – As the Chairman of the Search Committee of the Outstanding Regional/Council Commissioners and Regional/Council, Vice Governor Joey G. Pelaez paid tribute to all the awardees during the Awarding Ceremony for the 2015 Tribute to Scoutmasters, Outstanding Regional/Council Commissioners and Regional/Council Chairpersons held in Tagum ...

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Davao teachers ask LGU to provide doctor at DepEd

DAVAO City–The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Davao Region has requested for a local government unit doctor from the City Health Office to be permanently assigned to the Department of Education to take care of around 8,000 teachers in the city. The request comes even as the CHO has accommodated ...

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Power firm teaches studes value of nature

DOING something to help Mother Earth is a privilege for everyone, even those individuals who are physically challenged. Davao Light and Power Co. welcomed students and faculty from the Resources for the Blind (RBI), Inc. in the Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya. The students, who were assisted by ...

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