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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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Nacaya pushes for a long-term development plan for Oro

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent The newly-created city council committee on planning and development is targeting to elevate the standards and performance of Cagayan de Oro City in terms of planning for its development. The committee chaired by City Councilor Ian Mark Nacaya the performance of the city is based on the ...

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Globe expands interconnection with competition for fixed voice calls

PHILIPPINES leading telecommunication company Globe Telecom said interconnection with its main competition for fixed voice calls has been expanded further to include Davao Oriental province. Taking effect January 5, 2017, the interconnection enables customers of Globe landline services in Davao Oriental to call customers of other telco providers without additional ...

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Bottleneck requirments caused telcos’ failure

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Telecommunication companies failed to reach the scale of good number of cell sites to standard subscriber ratio because of bottleneck requirements set by the city government. This was disclosed by City Councilor Edna Dahino, chairman of the Committee on Women’s and Finance Division as she called ...

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