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Trade dep’t SME roving academy visits Lanor town

By Nora C. Sorino, GSD Iligan Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent ILIGAN City – THE Department of Trade and Industry recently visited Linamon, Lanao del Norte for its Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Roving Academy to conduct various trainings that would benefit entrepreneurs. According to the DTI under Iligan City ...

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Misor guv expects boost in revenues from tobacco firm

By Shiela Mae Butlig, Correspondent THE provincial government of Misamis Oriental is expeting a boost in its revenues this year by P700 million pesos from exise tax from a tobacco firm. This after it was disclosed that Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Company (PMFTC) has P700 Million excise tax that will ...

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Butuan plans to loan P10b for Masao port project

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City- The local government under leadership of contractor and City Mayor Ronnie Vicente Lagnada plans for a P10-billion loan for Masao Port Project in Barangay Masao, Butuan City. Butuan City information officer Paul Gogo said the present city administration under Mayor Lagnada found it necessary ...

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Power firm’s hydro plants receive ISO certification

DAVAO CITY – Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower) subsidiaries Hedcor Sibulan, Inc. and Hedcor Tudaya, Inc. are the first companies in the Philippines to be at par with the new international Asset Management standard. TUV-SUD, an internationally accredited certification body audits the compliance of an organization with international standards, recommended the ...

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Telco wins Anvil award’s company of the year

For the second straight year, Smart Communications won the Company of the Year citation at the Anvil Awards, after receiving the highest number of Gold Anvils for its public relations programs. Smart received 17 Gold Anvils and seven Silver Anvils in a ceremony organized recently by the Public Relations Society ...

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Surigao solon re-files bill in ban of mineral ore export

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent SURIGAO City – Rep. Jose Francisco “Bingo”” F. Matugas, II of the 1st District, Surigao del Norte (PDP-Laban) re-filed what his father filed before 15th Congress in 2013 otherwise known as House Bill No. 5058 in promoting the development of mineral processing and in the process ...

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House okays creation of body tasked to handle railway project

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent   THE House of Congress Committees on Government Enterprise and Privatization on Transportation has approved the creation of Mindanao Railways Corporation under House Bill 3909, prescribing its powers, functions and duties, and providing necessary funds for its operations on March 7. This was disclosed by Cagayan ...

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Price council monitors water refilling stations

By, Nora  C. Sorino, GSD Iligan Bureau Chief and Sita Asequia, Correspondent ILIGAN City – Water refilling stations in Iligan are in a bind after the Lanao Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) of this city discovered that many did not adhere to the Department of Health’s (DOH) guidelines to ensure safe ...

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