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Medina waterworks coop opposes bio-mass plant

By LITO RULONA Correspondent THE Board of Directors of Medina Rural Waterworks and Sanitation Cooperative (Merwasco) had passed a resolution opposing the water permit application of the Misamis Oriental Bio-Energy Group before the National Water Resource Board. Merwasco chairman Raul Barcelona in a letter sent to the Vice-Governor Joey Pelaez ...

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Oro sets online building permit processing system

THE public can now experience speedy and more modern system in acquiring building permits and other documents in the City Building Office (CBO). Mayor Oscar Moreno announced the soft launching of the Building Permit Management System (BPMS) this week. A memorandum of agreement was signed by Moreno and Dr. Ricardo ...

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DTI warns consumers on online shopping

MANILA – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has warned consumers to be more cautious when shopping online to avoid fraudulent transactions in the Internet. DTI mentioned the following “red flags” to spot an unscrupulous online shopping website: Products are advertised at very low prices compared to other websites; ...

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Stakeholders: No to P17-billion port modernization project

DAVAO City — Stakeholders in the Davao region have appealed to the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to review the P17-billion Sasa Port Modernization project claiming there are two modern ports that can do the job. In a forum organized by Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. ...

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Philrice urges farmers to plant early maturing rice

THE Philippine Rice Research Institute (Philrice) has encouraged farmers to plant early maturing and high-quality rice varieties for the rainy season. Dr. Norvie Manigbas, head of Philrice’s Plant Breeding and Biotechnology Division, said that after the drought, the next challenge is to select the varieties suited for the rainy days. ...

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