LGUs urged to come up adaptable methods to disaster-proof villages

By ANTONIO L. COLINA IV, Mindanews DAVAO City — Mindanao stakeholders are encouraged to come up with a better “plan, priority, and practice” in terms of disaster-proofing the communities to improve their adaptability to climate change and ensure food security. At the second day of the two-day 1st Mindanao River Basin Organization Conference held at […]

NGCP seeks help to secure towers

By CRIS DIAZ Contributing Editor OFFICIALS of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) are seeking the assistance of the military to secure dozens of transmission towers in Mindanao. Elizabeth Ladaga, NGCP’s corporate communication head, said on Thursday that unidentified culprits tried to topple down another transmission tower in Patani, Marawi City, in Lanao […]

Sarangani plant to help rates fall P0.60/kWh in Mindanao

By CARMELITO Q. FRANCISCO, Contributor

AN estimated 60-centavo per kilowatt-hour (/kWh) reduction in rates is expected in General Santos City, Sarangani province and parts of South Cotabato by next year when Sarangani Energy Corp. (SEC) starts commercial operations of the first 105-megawatt (MW) unit of its coal-fired power plant. Read more about Sarangani plant to help rates fall P0.60/kWh in Mindanao

ICT industry offers top career opportunities but talent pool not sufficient

By ANTONIO L. COLINA IV, MindaNews

DAVAO City – The information communications technology (ICT) industry offers highly competitive career opportunities but only a limited number will land jobs because the talent pool may not match with the most in-demand and hard-to-fill jobs, an official of an IT organization said. Read more about ICT industry offers top career opportunities but talent pool not sufficient

ARMM offers duty-free importation incentives for regional investors

COTABATO City — The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is offering duty-free importation of identified materials and equipment following the signing of a Joint Memorandum of Agreement (JMOA) between the Regional Economic Zone Authority (REZA)-ARMM and the Bureau of Customs in this city, Friday. Read more about ARMM offers duty-free importation incentives for regional investors

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