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Rice retailer. Mindanews File Photo

NFA conducts strategic planning to ensure sufficient rice supply

Top central office executives and regional directors of the National Food Authority (NFA) recently met for an emergency strategic planning in view of a...

DMCI signs new infra projects worth P9-B

Construction firm D.M. Consunji Inc. (DMCI) has signed major infrastructure projects worth P9 billion since the start of the year, boosting the country’s infrastructure...
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DTI expands MSME mentoring program

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region 12 is set to expand the implementation of its innovative “Kapatid Mentor Me” program for...
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ADB sees export prospects amid protectionism fears

Despite the dramatic decline in global trade coupled with protectionist forces in advanced global economies, exports will remain a major growth driver for most...
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4Ps beneficiaries to get rice subsidy

Following the directive of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in July 2016, the Department of Social...
SUPPORT TO FARMERS. Ronnie Sudio tends to his four-hectare rice farm in Barangay Maligaya in Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat, which has benefitted from a concreted farm-to-market road (FMR) funded under DA’s Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). The FMR, one of the four road concreting projects completed last year, has helped eased farmers from paying hauling costs in transporting their produce. A portion of one of the FMRs is shown here. (Photo by Gian Enrique)

DA roads in SK town help farmers in hauling costs

For 53-year old Ronnie Sudio, a pockmarked road that has made transport of rice produce to markets difficult for farmers like him has been...

DOE readies mechanisms in managing energy supply

The Department of Energy (DOE) is readying measures to ensure the sufficiency and stability of energy supply in the years to come, especially during...
2016 BOND DEAL OF THE YEAR. The project bond issued for the Tiwi-MakBan (Makiling-Banahaw) Geothermal Energy Project of AboitizPower subsidiary AP Renewables, Inc. (APRI) bagged the 2016 Bond Deal of the Year of the prestigious PFI magazine of Thomson Reuters. The P12.5-billion local currency, multi-tranche bond issuance, backed by the ADB, was the first green bond issuance in Asia and the Pacific. APRI used the issuance to finance the rehabilitation of the Tiwi-MakBan geothermal power facilities, which it bought from the government in 2009 and to partially fund its operating expenditures and future capital investments. Seen at the awarding ceremony held last Feb. 1 at the London Hilton on Park Lane were (from left) Rod Morrison, PFI Magazine editor; Frederic Thomas, ADB Investment Specialist; Alex Carver of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Gabriel T. Mañalac, AboitizPower SVP & Treasurer; Patricia Openshaw of Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP; Ramon Opulencia of BPI Global Markets; and Boo Hock Khoo, Credit Guarantee & Investment Facility VP Operations. (AboitizPower Photo)

2016 Bond Deal of the Year

2016 BOND DEAL OF THE YEAR. The project bond issued for the Tiwi-MakBan (Makiling-Banahaw) Geothermal Energy Project of AboitizPower subsidiary AP Renewables, Inc. (APRI) bagged the 2016 Bond Deal of the Year of the prestigious PFI magazine of Thomson Reuters.
DOF Secretary Carlos Dominguez / PPD Photo

DOF eyeing establishment of PH bank in Bahrain

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is exploring the possibility of opening a subsidiary of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) in Bahrain to...
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Water service interruptions in some city parts on March 24

Davao City Water District advises of two separate sets of water service interruption on March 24, 2017. First set will be from 9:00 AM to...

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