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Duterte: Mindanao to back PH growth, development

President Rodrigo Duterte is optimistic that Mindanao’s abundant resources and dynamic people can contribute to the country’s growth and development. The President said he believes in Mindanao’s great potential as long as it has the right infrastructure and a sound business environment. “It is for this reason that the government ...

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Duterte calls Asean awardees to help their fellow entrepreneurs

President  Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday led the ASEAN Business Awards 2017 and called on the awardees to help their fellow entrepreneurs, especially the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). “It is now your responsibility to help your fellow entrepreneurs do better and achieve more, to propel micro entrepreneurs to become ...

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NGCP uses chopper in transmission line works

National Grid Corporation of the Philippines on Wednesday started its repair works on the Aurora-Ozamiz transmission line to the extent of using its Helicopter in transporting galvanized steel poles to replace defective ones along transmission lines traversing difficult terrains inaccessible to land transportation, an NGCP official said. NGCP MOM Chief ...

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TM Forum chief executive officer keynotes Globe innovation forum

TM Forum chief executive officer Nik Willetts challenged communication service providers (CSPs) to capitalize on the value of digitalization and shared how companies can effectively transform digitally during his keynote speech at the recently concluded Globe Innovation Forum. Willetts, as head of the leading association driving digital business transformation in ...

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Davao power coop collections improve with ‘flexi-payment’

Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative Inc. (Daneco), under the National Electrification Administration (NEA), has improved its collection over the past three months since it began offering a flexible payment scheme to member-consumers having difficulty in paying their energy bills and facing disconnection. In a news release issued Tuesday, Rey Nagar, ...

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Senator urges NEA to sue erring gencos

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, said the National Electrification Administration (NEA) must consider taking legal action against energy generation companies (gencos) found guilty of shortchanging the Palawan Electric Cooperative (Paleco) in their power supply agreements. During his meeting with officials of the NEA and power ...

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Exporters: Peace talks to protect banana industry

group of exporters stressed that the long-term solution to the banana industry’s existing security issues is to resume peace talks between the government and the communist rebels. Ferdinand Marañon, president of Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) of Davao Region, said peace and order have become the industry’s primary concern. “To ...

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Tesda recognizes individual, group partners in Normin

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-10 has recognized a number of individuals and organizations for their contribution as partners in promoting the “Tech-Voc” sector in the region. In an awarding ceremony held Tuesday, Aug. 29, at Mallberry Hotel, Provincial Director Leo V. Velez of TESDA-Misamis Oriental hailed the support ...

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EU delegates secure slot in Minbizcon ‘17

Delegation from European Union (EU) has confirmed its participation by securing its slot in the 26th Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon) 2017 in Xavier Estates Sports and Country Club in Cagayan de Oro City on 7-9 September 2017. 2017 MinBizCon president Ruben Vegafria, and member of Oro Chamber Inc. said they ...

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