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DA intensifies monitoring versus pest infestations

GENERAL Santos City – Still reeling from the effects of the prolonged dry spell, farmers in Region 12 are facing another devastating threat with the emergence of various farm or crop pests in the area. Amalia Jayag-Datukan, Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 12 executive director, said they have monitored pest ...

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Armm introduces new inbred rice varieties

COTABATO City — In its desire to improve the productivity of rice farmers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm), the Department of Agriculture Integrated Agricultural Research Center (DA-Armmiarc) has introduced new inbred rice varieties to farmers in Maguindanao. The high yielding rice varieties, composed of NSIC Rc226, NSIC ...

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Duterte seeks free irrigation for farmers

By Manny Pinol DAVAO City – Mayor Rodrigo Duterte yesterday showed his deep understanding of agriculture, upon seeing the cracked rice fields of Sibalom, Antique he said that irrigation services must be provided to Filipino farmers for free. Passing by the dried up rice fields of Sibalom during a quick ...

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Major airline companies sign deal with Paat

CLARK, Pampanga – Philippine Academy for Aviation Training (Paat) has recently announced an investment into it by Asian Aviation Center for Excellence (Aace), an aviation training centre jointly owned by aviation corporate giants namely CAE Inc. of Canada and AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia. Aace is ...

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ECCP urges gov’t to hasten adjustment in tax system

MANILA – The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) has urged the government to accelerate moves in adjusting the tax system in the country in order to be more competitive in the region. ECCP President Michael Raeuber stated Thursday that the country’s outdated tax system has been the ...

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Globe Business gains trust of Ximex Delivery Express

Globe Business has once again gained the trust of one of the country’s biggest enterprises as primary domestic cargo forwarding company Ximex Delivery Express, Inc. recently signed a partnership with the enterprise arm of Globe Telecom for its mobile telephony services and fleet management system  in time for the upgrade of ...

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First gold-copper plant to use water over chemicals

By Ben Serrano CABADBARAN City- An integrated gold-copper processing plant that does not used chemicals but only water in extracting gold and copper from ores yet economical and yield 95% more than ordinary commercial processing plants that used chemicals will soon be built in mineral rich province of Agusan del ...

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Primavera, Italpinas set P242m IPO

  Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental (June 2, 2015)— The Italian-Filipino sustainable property developer, Italpinas Euroasian Design and Eco-development Corporation (ITPI), is set to launch an initial public offering (IPO) this year to raise P242 million for its new and ongoing integrated development projects. In a filing with the Securities ...

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Dost upgrades rubber processing facility

ZAMBOANGA City – The Department of Science and Technology (Dost), in its bid to upgrade the region’s rubber industry, have improved the rubber processing facility of the Philippine Pioneer Rubber Products Corporation (PPRPC) in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. The improved facility, which is located in the municipality of Naga, ...

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