New floor prices for tobacco in next 2 years get NTA nod

THE National Tobacco Administration (NTA) has approved new floor prices for tobacco for the trading years 2016 and 2017 which, it said, would bring additional benefits to tobacco farmers by providing a guaranteed minimum income. NTA Administrator Edgardo D. Zaragoza said the new prices for the three tobacco types — Virginia, Burley and Native — […]

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CEB accepts delivery of brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft with Sharklets

cebpacTHE Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), accepted delivery of its 32nd brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft which arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) last Saturday, September 26, 2015. This is the third of four Airbus A320 aircraft that the airline is set to receive this year. Read more about CEB accepts delivery of brand-new Airbus A320 aircraft with Sharklets

YOUNG REFUGEE. A girl plays with a hammock at the town gym in Marihatag, Surigao del Sur on Friday. She is among the 1,000 individuals that fled Barangay Mahaba, Marihatag on Oct. 1 due to an ongoing military operation in their place. Mindanews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno

CSOs, academe urge solons to pass BBL

YOUNG REFUGEE. A girl plays with a hammock at the town gym in Marihatag, Surigao del Sur on Friday. She is among the 1,000 individuals that fled Barangay Mahaba, Marihatag on Oct. 1 due to an ongoing military operation in their place. Mindanews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno
YOUNG REFUGEE. A girl plays with a hammock at the town gym in Marihatag, Surigao del Sur on Friday. She is among the 1,000 individuals that fled Barangay Mahaba, Marihatag on Oct. 1 due to an ongoing military operation in their place. Mindanews photo by H. Marcos C. Mordeno
MEMBERS of civil society organizations and the academe in Mindanao have called on legislators to abide by their “solemn duty to legislate and enact laws and to transform themselves as peace builders and not as ordinary lawmakers” in legislating the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Read more about CSOs, academe urge solons to pass BBL

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Gov’t to ramp up spending ahead of 2016 elections

THE Department of Budget (DBM) is ramping up efforts to address the issue of underspending on public infrastructure ahead of next year’s elections. This early, DBM Asst. Secretary Tanya Hamada said her department has asked concerned government agencies and local governments to prepare their detailed budget estimates for projects to be included in the 2016 […]

Cebu City, province among 3rd most competitive in PHL

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By Rachelle M. Nessia

CEBU – The province of Cebu has been awarded as one of the Top 3 Most Competitive Provinces in the Philippines by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC).

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III accepted the award during the ceremonies held by NCC at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila recently. Read more about Cebu City, province among 3rd most competitive in PHL

DILG initiates convergence dialogue for fisherfolks affected by West Phl Sea dispute

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By Marie Joy L. Simpao

IBA, Zambales — Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently initiated a convergence dialogue that seeks to address the concerns of fisherfolks in Masinloc town that are currently affected by the tension in disputed territories over the West Philippine Sea.

“We wanted to know their sentiments and how government can provide assistance as the case is being resolved in the arbitral tribunal,” DILG Regional Director Florida Dijan said. Read more about DILG initiates convergence dialogue for fisherfolks affected by West Phl Sea dispute

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