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Reg’l Devt Council 10 reviews macro sector agencies 2020 budgets

REGIONAL macro sector agencies in Region 10 has presented Wednesday, their respective proposed budgets for 2020 to the Macro and Development Administration Committee (MacroCom) of the Regional Development Council (RDC) for review and endorsement of the Committee. Budget proposals were prepared by the Department of Interior and Local Government, Bureau …

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Holcim workers cry foul over end of their contracts

Over 100 contractual workers of Holcim Philippines Inc., Davao Plant were illegally terminated despite a regularization order coming from the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Nelson Sator, president of the Davao Holcim Employees Workers Union (DAHEWU) told reporters during their protest rally on Tuesday that …

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Developer, Ascott partners for hotel expansion in Vismin

Cebu Landmasters Inc. is collaborating to put up more hotel projects with The Ascott Limited in the Visayas and Mindanao. Jose Soberano III, Cebu Landmasters chief executive officer, says the company sees opportunity as the projected growth in tourist arrivals would require additional capacity. “The Philippines pales in comparison to …

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Coalition slams power coops’ bid to charge tax to clienteles

Consumer and energy advocates condemned the proposal to add yet another passed-on charge to consumers.  This after the Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association Inc. (Philreca) filing a petition with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to initiate and promulgate rules on its proposal to pass-on Real Property Tax (RPT) charges to …

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Global smartphone sales grew 5% to hit $522 billion in 2018

Telecommunication sector comprising of smartphones, feature phones and wearables claimed a 44 percent share, and remains the powerhouse in the $1.2 trillion technical consumer goods (TCG) market. Global smartphone sales remained strong in 2018 as the premium trend continues to fuel growth, growing sales value by five percent in spite …

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Oro dad calls for promotion of household gardening

“I-promote nato ang sustainability sa atong pagpananom, kay kung kita mananom naa tay anihon.” This was the message of Councilor Jay R. Pascual, co-chair of City Council committee on agriculture, during the opening program of the Urban Gardening Project of the city. The activity, which was held at the City …

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Greenwich reopening

Cagayan de Oro City Councilor George Goking (2nd from left) leads the ceremonial cutting of ribbon on Thursday’s reopening of Greenwich Ketkai outlet. Assisting him are Redge Uy, Greenwich Operations Director; Engr. Lorenzo Limketkai, and Engr Bejorn Limketkai (extreme right), Managing Director, Greenwich, Limketkai outlet. (Photo by JOEY P. NACALABAN) …

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