Vessel catches fire off Isabela City

Some PHP13.5 million worth of properties went up in smoke when a wooden-hulled vessel caught fire early Tuesday off Lampinigan Island, Isabela City, the capital of Basilan province.

In its report, the Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) – Isabela City, the blaze broke out around 2:20 …

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DOLE cash grant in NorMin reaches P564-M

The Department of Labor and Employment in Northern Mindanao (DOLE-10) on Tuesday said it has so far released a total of PHP564 million worth of grants under the “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers” (TUPAD) program this year.

In a press conference, DOLE-10 Assistant Director …

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DTI chief urges biz to tap ‘halal’ market

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has encouraged businesses, especially micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), to explore the “halal” market.

During the 4th Philippine National Halal Conference on Thursday, Lopez said the halal industry could boost Philippine exports with the developments …

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