MSMEs sa BARMM sumailalim sa entrepreneurial skills training

By Lean Twinkle Bolongon LUNGSOD NG COTABATO– Nasa kabuuang 24 na mga micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) mula sa lungsod ng Cotabato at probinsya ng Maguindanao ang sumailalim kamakailan sa tatlong araw na entrepreneurial skills training dito sa lungsod. Ito ay isinagawa ng Ministry of Trade, Investments and Industry ng Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in… Read More MSMEs sa BARMM sumailalim sa entrepreneurial skills training

DSWD: Human Trafficking cases log despite COVID-19

By Jayson Aucensillo ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug 4 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-9 is alarmed over the increasing number of human trafficking cases in the region despite of the heighten travel and health restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 health crisis. DSWD-9 Social Welfare Officer Stephanie Elopre, lamented that there are 345… Read More DSWD: Human Trafficking cases log despite COVID-19

DTI official urges development of EV industry in PH

By PIDS QUEZON CITY —  The growing market demand for electric vehicles (EVs) globally and locally is seen to benefit the Philippines. However, without developing a local EV industry, the country will not be able to harness its opportunities. This was emphasized by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary for Competitiveness and Innovation Group… Read More DTI official urges development of EV industry in PH

JICA turns over P185M agroforestry infra to farmers

By Alaine Allanigue QUEZON CITY — As part of their commitment as bilateral aid partner of the Philippines, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have recently turned over agroforestry infrastructures composed of bridges, roads and irrigation facilities amounting to over P185 million to Regions II (Cagayan Valley), III (Central Luzon),… Read More JICA turns over P185M agroforestry infra to farmers

QC sets limits in purchase of goods to prevent hording

By Susan De Leon Directs barangays to issue pass during ECQ CALOOCAN CITY — To avoid panic buying and hoarding, the Quezon City Government will limit the number of items or goods a person can purchase during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from Aug. 6 to 20. In the latest ECQ guidelines issued… Read More QC sets limits in purchase of goods to prevent hording

A condo unit for silver medalist Petecio

By Rudolph Ian Alama DAVAO CITY, Aug. 3- Just hours after achieving a silver medal finish in Olympic boxing, Nesthy Petecio has been gifted with a P10-million residential condominium unit by Suntrust Properties. Petecio’s fully furnished condo unit reward is located at Suntrust’s One Lakeshore Drive inside the 11.2 hectare Davao Park District in Lanang,… Read More A condo unit for silver medalist Petecio

DepEd launches ‘Back to Basic’ online platform of NRCP

By Jerome Carlo Paunan To engage teachers, students in science education MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) encourages teachers and learners to participate in the National Research Council of the Philippines’ (NRCP) “Back to Basic” (B2B) online lectures. Launched this July, the B2B lecture series serves as an avenue to present difficult science theories… Read More DepEd launches ‘Back to Basic’ online platform of NRCP

PDEA welcomes new Barangay Drug Program rule

By Susan De Leon CALOOCAN CITY — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) welcomes a new regulation aimed to sustain the nationwide implementation of the Barangay Drug Clearing Program (BDCP). “The new Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Regulation provides enhanced provisions to ensure that the execution of the BDCP remains resolute,” said PDEA Director General Wilkins… Read More PDEA welcomes new Barangay Drug Program rule

Duterte, officials welcome arrival of 3M Moderna vax

By Alaine Allanigue QUEZON CITY — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Cabinet officials join United States Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law in welcoming the U.S. Government’s delivery of over 3 million doses of Moderna vaccine to the Philippines on Tuesday, Aug. 3. The shipment, comprising  a total of 3,000,060 doses of Moderna vaccine, was provided directly… Read More Duterte, officials welcome arrival of 3M Moderna vax