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Filinvest pledges P500-m to build school in Mindanao

THE Andrew Gotianun Foundation, Inc. (AGFI) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with a pledge of P500 million to the Educational Research and Development Assistance (ERDA) Foundation and Xavier University to put up a Technical-Vocational High School for scholars at the Phividec Industrial Estate in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. The school, ...

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NGCP pushes for law to ease transmission projects

POWER grid operator, NGCP, reiterates its support for the passage of the “Anti-Power Line Disturbance Act”, which will criminalize the deliberate planting of trees, and the construction of any structure within the right-of-way (ROW) clearances of power lines across the country. NGCP is hopeful that the 17th Congress, which convened ...

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Buseco avoids disconnection

By : Shiela Mae Butlig Correspondent Residents of Bukidnon who are under pressure  in worry of the might disconnection of service of Buseco to Bukidnon Sub-Transmission Corporation (BSTC)  can now relax after the Energy Regulatory Commission today approved Buseco’s petition of a cease and desist order to stop BSTC from ...

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Koko supports mandatory registration of prepaid SIMs

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III today expressed support for Sen. Vicente Sotto III’s proposal mandating telecommunication companies to register pre-paid subscriber identification module (SIM) cards to address abuses resulting from the loose sale of such cards in the country. The Senate President said that aside from preventing unscrupulous individuals ...

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ATI launches farmer’s online trading site

By Frank E. Dosdos, Nora Sorino and Sita Asequia of GSD-Iligan Bureau The Agriculture Training Institute (ATI) Regional Training Center X launched last weekend the FilFarm Website, an E-Trading Web in the internet on the occasion of its 2nd Regional Techno Gabay Program (TGP) Summit held at Atrium/Rotunda of Limketkai ...

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ERC suspends application of Moresco II, Astronergy

By: Shiela Mae Butlig, Correspondent THE Energy Regulatory Commission has suspended the process of approvals of power supply agreements of Moresco II and the Astronergy due to the failure of the latter to secure an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) required by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Moresco ...

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Telco changes old promo number from 8888 to 8080

Starting immediately, postpaid and prepaid mobile customers of Globe Telecom may use 8080, instead of 8888, in sending promo registrations through text or SMS.  The changeover follows the company’s compliance with a government request to use 8888 as the government’s complaint hotline, which became operational last August 1 as well. ...

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