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Villar wants to adopt Taiwan’s agri-tourism

MANILA – Senator Cynthia Villar left for Taiwan on Monday to study and gather data regarding the country’s agri-tourism best practices that will be used on a bill promoting farm tourism in the country. Villar, chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, was tasked to lead a study tour ...

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Farming coop gets P4.1 M aid from DAR, city government

GENERAL Santos City – An farmer organization here recently received farming equipment worth P4.1 million from the Department of Agrarian Reform and the city government of General Santos Coty. The Tinagacan Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (TARBC) got a flatbed dryer and one tractor with disc plow, dish harrow and trailer worth ...

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“Finance Asia cites telco firm as one of the best firms in PH”

For earning high regard among investors and analysts across the region in terms of its financial performance, industry leadership and corporate management, Globe Telecom was formally recognized as one of the best companies in the country and in the region by Finance Asia, a leading publisher of financial news in ...

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RBOI-Armm staged free consultation on investment priority

MARAWI CITY – Investors and business leaders in the province of Maguindanao participated in a public consultation on 16 June in Cotabato City to promote the region’s industries and to review the 2014 Armm Investment Priorities Plan (IPP). The Regional Board of Investments of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao ...

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Tech4ED Center opens in Iligan City

THE Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology (DOST-ICT) Office Field Operations Office-Mindanao Cluster 2 (FOO-MC2) and Iligan Computer Institute (ICI) in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte signed a Memorandum of Agreement (Moa) for the establishment of a Technology for Education (Tech4ED) Center at ICI. Director Evamay C. ...

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“Armm awards livelihood aid to human trafficking victims”

MARAWI City — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-Armm) awarded livelihood assistance to 10 Trafficking in Persons victim-survivors in Maguindanao. Armm Executive Secretary Atty. Laisa Alamia personally handed the P10,000 check each to victim-survivors on Monday, June 15, 2015 during the ...

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ICT Council to spearhead TechSpark

IN celebration of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) month in June, the Cagayan de Oro – ICT (CDO-ICT) Business Council will spearhead an event dubbed “TechSpark-Innovations for better CDO” on 26 June 2015 at the Limketkai Mall Rotunda, Cagayan de Oro City. “TechSpark-Innovations for better CDO” is a one-day ...

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Talk ‘N Text, Facebook expand list of free sites

Strengthening their commitment in bringing the Internet to more Filipinos, Talk ‘N Text (TNT) and Facebook have introduced six new partner sites, now offering access to 30 free basic services and resources that Filipinos may now access on their mobile phones for free within the Internet.org app. Internet.org is a ...

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Davao to subsidize mass transportation system

Davao City is constructing its own mass transport system similar to the LRT and MRT in Metro Manila to address a growing population and increased people movement because of its economic growth.But unlike the Metro Manila mass transport system, Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte said that the city government will ...

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