PPI to re-examine media and award best regional papers

On its 49th year and 17th annual conference, the Philippine Press Institute also known as the national association of newspapers, will re-examine the journalism practice in the country and assess how newspapers are surviving in the digital age in this year’s National Press Forum (NPF) “Watching the Watchdog: Re-examining Ourselves” on June 13 and 14 […]

CEB re-launches new, enhanced CEB Club

Offers 3-day members-only seat sale to all international and domestic destinations THE Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) re-launches CEB Club with a members-only seat sale from May 24 to 26, 2013 or until seats last, as well as additional benefits to all members. Valid for travel from January 1 to March […]

DTI warns online consumers against fly-by-night sellers

By PAT SAMONTE BUTUAN CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry in Caraga has urged online shoppers to be vigilant in purchasing items through the internet. In an advisory, DTI-Caraga director Brielgo Pagaran has enjoined online consumers to be extra careful in the wake of complaints received by DTI offices nationwide involving internet transactions. […]

DILG to Local Government Units: Form transition teams now

By Allen V. Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews) — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Region 12 has directed local government units (LGUs) in the region to fast track the creation of their transition teams to ensure the smooth turnover and assumption to office of newly-elected and reelected local government officials in […]

OFW mom: tell the truth on my daughther’s death

By CHRIS V. PANGANIBAN of Mindanao Daily-Caraga region SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur—The mother of the Overseas Filipino Worker who reportedly committed suicide inside the Philippine Embassy compound in Bahrain has dared the government to tell the truth about the real score of her mysterious death. “Until this present, the Embassy has remained mouth-shut from […]

Focus on the family

BY : JHAN TIAFAU HURST Think a minute…Some parents can trace their family back 300 years, but they don’t know where their children were last night. A wise man said: “If fathers took their sons fishing when they were young, they wouldn’t have to go hunting for them when they’re older.” It has also been […]

Alsons aims to double capacity in Mindanao

By CHRISTINE CABIASA, Reporter IN A BID to corner about a fourth of Mindanao’s power generation three years from now, Alsons Power International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of listed Alsons Consolidated Resources Inc. (ACR), is putting online an additional 282 megawatts of electricity in the island’s power-stricken grid. This additional capacity will be put on […]

Gov’t should provide incentives, benefits to family-owned SMEs

By BONG D. FABE, Associate Editor IN an effort to encourage Filipino families to venture into small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and as a way of recognizing them for their contribution to alleviate widespread poverty in the country, government must provide incentives and benefits to SMEs, two Kagay-anon congressmen said yesterday. The Magna Carta for […]

DOLE sets Career Advocacy Congress

By RUTCHIE C. AGUHOB Contributor THE Second Northern Mindanao Career Advocacy Congress will be held on May 24, 2013, at Pryce Plaza Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City. This event is a venue to exchange relevant labor market information trends and updates in the conduct of career guidance activities, Atty. Johnson G. Caňete, Regional Director of […]

Tagum Coop picked as best in savings program

TAGUM City –Tagum Cooperative was recently ranked among the Mindanao Youth Choice awardees during the Grand Nights Award of the 1St Mindanao Youth Expo which the National Youth Commission (NYC) held on May 05 at the Davao Recreation Center in Davao City. NYC particularly picked Tagum Cooperative as the Most Outstanding Youth-Based Savings Program, and […]

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