Filinvest tops bids for Mt. Apo supply deal

By MYRNA M VELASCO, Contributor

THE FDC Misamis Power Corporation of the Filinvest group has won the bid for the selection and appointment of an independent power producer administrator (IPPA) for the 108-megawatt Mt Apo geothermal power plant, the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) said. Read more about Filinvest tops bids for Mt. Apo supply deal

Efinity Philippines to build 20-MW solar power plant in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Its all systems go for Enfinity Philippines Technology Services, Inc. to put up a 20-megawatt (MW) solar power plant worth P1.4 billion in this city. Enfinity president Dennis Chan Ibarra said the power plant will be constructed at the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone and Freeport Authority in San Ramon, Barangay Talisayan, […]

Prices of canned goods remain stable in Normin

DESPITE the reduced production by sardine factories in Zamboanga Peninsula due to the ongoing conflict, prices of canned goods in Northern Mindanao remained stable, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the region said yesterday. DTI provincial director Maria Eliza Pabillore of Misamis Oriental said the prices of regular canned sardines remain at P14 […]

Govt to assist manufacturing sector to boost job creation

THE country will further develop the manufacturing and other labor-intensive sectors in an effort to create more job opportunities. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan underscored this initiative following the release of data showing that the Philippine unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.3 percent in July 2013 from last year’s 7 percent despite the 620,000 new […]

Panabo says yes to aerial spraying

PANABO City (MindaNews ) – While Davao City is against aerial spraying, with its ordinance banning it now hanging at the Supreme Court, banana growers and exporters in this city staged a march and rally Wednesday to push for its use despite claims by opponents that it is hazardous to people’s health. For Councilor Reynante […]

Typhoon-adaptable green shelters help Pinoys adapt to climate change

AN Italian-Filipino company advocating green architecture has designed houses and buildings that can cope with typhoons, floods and other calamities brought by climate change. Italian architect Romolo V. Nati, Executive Chairman and CEO of ITPI (Italpinas Euroasian Design and Eco-Development Corporation (ITPI), has put presented his coral-inspired designs to encourage Filipinos to build typhoon and […]

MisOr to develop 8 tourist spots

MISAMIS Oriental — The province of Misamis Oriental would vigorously push for the development of its tourism potential to win back the confidence of tourists and investors in the province, Governor Yevgency Vincente Emano said on Monday. Emano said the bomb explosion in the province’s capital city of Cagayan de Oro City last July 26 […]

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