NoCot farmers get P9.4-M worth of projects

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in North Cotabato turned over some PHP9.4-million worth of projects to Makilala farmers on Monday.

The projects consisted of the Rodero Rural Water System Level II; corn production, processing, and marketing sub-project; and banana production, processing, and marketing assistance.…

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DOLE ready to help ECQ-affected workers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is ready to provide financial assistance to formal and informal sector workers to be affected by the one-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and four other neighboring provinces.

DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the department …

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Marawi mayor tests positive for Covid-19

Marawi City Mayor Majul Gandamra tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), he announced Sunday.

In a statement he issued after the test results came out Sunday night, Gandamra said he got infected with the disease “despite careful and religious observance of minimum health …

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P10-M swine multiplier farm to rise in Bohol

A PHP10-million swine multiplier and technology demonstration farm will soon rise in the neighboring province of Bohol, the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) said.

DA-7 announced on Monday that the agency’s Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), local hog farmers and the local government unit …

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POO premieres anti-terrorism docu ‘CTG’

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) premiered Sunday an in-depth documentary focusing on the gains and challenges of our government in eradicating the New People’s Army (NPA) and their acts of terrorism against the Filipino people.

“Aside from the intensive campaign against illegal drugs, President …

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DOST launches Cagayan Valley Smarter City Belt

MANILA - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has successfully launched the Cagayan Valley Smarter City Belt on March 23.

With the theme “Exploring New Growth through Innovation and Nurturing Engagement of Smart Solutions,” (ENGINES), the Cagayan Valley (Region 2) will now embrace progress …

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Go pushes for expanded social amelioration program

MANILA – Government agencies must maximize available funds for the proposed new social amelioration program (SAP) as many Filipinos have been reported to experience hunger due to the continuing quarantine restrictions amid the pandemic.

Senator Christopher Lawerence “Bong” Go, in a radio interview on Friday, …

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BOC modernization to help in PH economic recovery

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on Friday highlighted the importance of modernizing customs processes and aligning them with counterparts overseas in supporting economic recovery.

In his speech during the virtual launch of the World Bank-financed Philippine Customs Modernization Project, Dominguez said streamlining and upgrading the …

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