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20,000 businesses would generate P500m to P600m

By BEN BALCE Staff member The city government of Cagayan de Oro is targeting to generate around P500 to P600 million in business taxes in the annual registration and renewal of business permits this month following the City Treasurer’s Office in Cagayan de Oro sees over 20,000 business owners to ...

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Government through DSWD opens Marawi operations center

“This shall serve as the nerve center for our operations in Marawi to make sure that the initiatives of the Department will match the requirements of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the area,” Leyco announced in the Bangon Marawi press briefing in Malacañang. The DSWD, in particular, will focus ...

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M’nao Wesm full ops eyed in June 2018: NGCP exec

By Nora Sorino, Iligan Bureau Chief, Sita Asequia and Ric Palahang, Correspondents The Wholesale Electric Spot Market Mindanao (WESM) in Mindanao will finally be operated commercially by 2018. The early part of next year would serve as the last stretch of preparations and coordination meetings on the WESM system. In ...

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Japan pledges aid of JPY 104.53b for mega subway

Japan has pledged to provide a loan worth JPY 104.53 billion (USD923.41 million) for the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) which is expected to ease traffic congestion in the metropolis. The amount represents the initial tranche of aid to be provided by the Japanese government for the MMSP, according to ...

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Davocc guv ends $24-b contract with ‘Pionaire’

By Eldie S. Aguirre, Correspondent provincial government of Davao Occidental has terminated the memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a Hong-kong-based firm, Pionaire Finance Limited due to ‘unwarranted’ action committed by the firm. Davao Occidental Governor Claude Bautista, through his lawyer Atty. Caesar Europa said officials of Davao Occidental were dismayed ...

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