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DAVAO CITY -- The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on government to implement measures to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) to Mindanao.
DAVAO CITY -- Climate-resilient rice seed is being developed in South Central Mindanao with reduced irrigation requirements for areas that receive limited water apart from rainfall.
DAVAO CITY -- Rehabilitation of Marawi City and the two government-owned hydropower complexes are among the concerns that are expected to be discussed during the three-day Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon) in Iligan City starting Sept. 12.
THE DAVAO City Water District (DCWD) is ready to rollout the proposed P300-million septage project, but it is still awaiting the local government’s approval.
DAVAO CITY — Supply from the bulk water project of the Aboitiz-led Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc., which is expected to start operations in June 2021, will not be enough to address the increasing water requirements of the city, a top official of the Davao City Water District (DCWD) said Wednesday.
DAVAO CITY -- Micro and small enterprises involved in coffee, cacao, coconut, and processed fruits and nuts in the Davao Region will be among the first beneficiaries of the Rural Agro-enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth (RAPID Growth) project.
DAVAO CITY — The World Bank has committed to add another $280 million fund for the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar announced Saturday.
DAVAO CITY — Sales from DMCI Project Developers, Inc.’s (DMCI Homes) residential project here, the Verdon Parc complex, has hit P5 billion as of June this year with more than half of the 2,204 units already sold.
DAVAO CITY -- Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar has assured farmers that simplified loan access will soon be provided by government-owned Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK), with the terms of the new lending arrangements now being finalized.
DAVAO CITY -- Newly-installed Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar wants the banana industry, both corporate growers and smallholders, to shoulder half of the cost of establishing a research and development (R&D) facility.
THE DAVAO City council approved this week the P1.474 billion supplemental budget proposed for various projects, including waste management and transport terminals for the high priority bus system (HPBS).
COTABATO OFFICIALS, led by Gov. Nancy A Catamco, visited Davao Oriental last week to learn from the province’s reintegration program for former members of the communist New People’s Army.
THE PROPOSED P100 million budget to construct two terminals for Davao City’s planned High Priority Bus System (HPBS) will be tackled by the city council this week.
DAVAO CITY — Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol, taking on his role as the new head of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) on Monday, said agriculture, the poorest provinces, and indigenous people (IP) communities would be among his priority areas.
DAVAO CITY -- Holcim Philippines, Inc., which has just completed the expansion of its plant here, is preparing to start similar improvements in its Lugait Cement Plant in Misamis Oriental as it expects continued growth in Mindanao demand.
DENGUE CASES in the Davao Region increased by about 60% to 4,345 during the first seven months of the year compared with the same period last year, the regional office of the Department of Health reported last week.
DAVAO CITY -- Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) is extending a P30-million loan facility to BCS Credit Cooperative to help expand its financing program to its members, particularly the small farmers and microentrepreneurs.
A DAVAO City councilor has proposed an ordinance that will penalize parents and guardians of truant students.
DAVAO CITY — Top officials of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) announced the opening of two new branches in the Davao Region within the year, but at the same time stressed they are “carefully” phasing the expansion of physical offices in view of the continued development of online banking services.
THE LANAO del Sur government has identified coffee and abaca among its priority products for development through partnerships with various groups.
THE DAVAO City government is looking at forging sisterhood ties with two other cities in Mindanao, Zamboanga and Cotabato, to boost collaboration in tourism and cultural development, agriculture, and trade.
WHEN Lafayette A. Lim joined the family business armed with a computer science degree, he was eager to put his education into action.
DAVAO CITY — Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) is looking at providing more loans to the agricultural sector as one of its main strategies in growing its portfolio in Mindanao, its top executive said.
COUNCILOR CONRADO C. Baluran, head of the Davao City council committee on transportation and communications, is filing a proposal that will require those who want to buy new vehicles to first show proof of having parking space.
DAVAO CITY -- The number of condominium units in the city, roughly at around 7,000 as of 2018, is seen to increase by 45% at the end of this year, according to consultancy firm Prime Philippines’ Research and Advisory 2019.
THE DAVAO Oriental provincial government is building about 50,000 housing units in Mati City within the next three years that will be bankrolled by Social Housing Finance Corp. (SHFC).
THE DAVAO city government is planning to issue policy guidelines for the online vacation home-rental industry and will use as possible models similar regulations issued in Singapore and Japan.
DAVAO ORIENTAL Gov. Nelson L. Dayanghirang is preparing to issue an executive order that will establish a body that will facilitate the rehabilitation and reopening of the Mati Airport as part of plans to boost tourism.