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‘Card MRI’ leads the way where nobody dares to go

Armed with passion and dedication to build a financially inclusive country, CARD MRI braved the seas of the south in 2006 to establish its microfinance NGO operation. CARD, Inc. first started its operations in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi providing local communities with various financial services and community-based development programs. In 2014, CARD ...

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Price body warns traders who commercialize NFA rice in Oro

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Cagayan de Oro City Price Control Council (CPCC) led by Councilor George Goking, chairman of the City Council’s Committee on Trade, Commerce and Industry is set to track down wholesalers reportedly reselling  re-packed rice coming from the National Food Authority and  mixed it to commercial ...

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Telco company closes to 95% LTE coverage in all municipalities

Globe Telecom intensified its network upgrade and expansion by accelerating the deployment of more LTE sites in key cities and municipalities nationwide to meet customers’ growing demand for data. The company continues to be aggressive in expanding its LTE coverage across the Philippines by deploying an additional 1,752 LTE sites ...

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Council asks Congress to include Cag de Oro on DTI’s Go Negosyo

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . city council on Monday approved a resolution asking the House of Representatives through Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to allocate funds and include Cagayan de Oro City in the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) business program called “Go Negosyo.” During the Monday regular session, the city ...

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Oro faculty wins ‘Best Paper Presenter’ in Seoul

Xavier Ateneo’s Economics faculty member Dr Catherine Roween Almaden won the Best Paper Presentation Prize in the recently-concluded 4th Asia Future Conference (AFC) in Seoul, South Korea. Almaden presented her paper on the “Multi-dimensional Indicators of Adaptive Capacity of Rice Farming Households to Address Saltwater Intrusion in the Philippines and ...

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DPWH inaugurates P47-million 3-storey 2nd DEO in Oro today

By BEN BALCE Staff member . Officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be inaugurating the newly constructed P47-million 3-storey building of the Cagayan de Oro City Second District Engineering Office in Barangay Macabalan here today Aug. 30. The new district office can accommodate its various ...

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ICT exec asks Duterte to lift martial law in M’nao

President Rodrigo R. Duterte should lift martial law in Mindanao because it is affecting Davao City’s bid as a next premiere destination for new investors in business process outsourcing, a top executive of the information and communications technology sector in the city said. “We hope at some point the whole ...

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CLI 1H net income rises 30% as sales surge

Leading VisMin-based developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) announced that its net income jumped by 30 percent in the first six months as sales from its property projects surged. Net profit from January to June climbed to P826 million from P633 million last year. Consolidated revenue reached P2.6 billion, growing by ...

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