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Aboitiz: Energizing the city’s growth

IN 2010 when Mindanao was facing a daunting task of solving its power problems brought about by the lack of generators and the chronic conking of the government-run hydropower plants, AboitizPower became its knight in shining armor.

Posted in Lifestyle

Business sector proposes for Sasa Wharf dev’t anew

THE LOCAL business sector has renewed its push for the modernization of the Sasa wharf, a project that became controversial during the previous administration.

Posted in Business

Tony Boy blames Alvarez for arrest warrant on case

DAVAO del Norte Rep. Antonio R. Floirendo Jr. has blamed Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for the warrant of arrest that the Sandiganbayan issued against him yesterday.  

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PRDP: Projects of 1st time applicants will be priority

LOCAL government units (LGUs) in Mindanao that are first time applicants of the Philippine Rural Development Projects (PRDP) are expected to have their projects funded by the $170 million from the World Bank (WB).

Posted in Business

Biz group to push for 5-point agenda

THE DAVAO City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) is set to push for investment promotion in the fields of agriculture, manufacturing, tourism and information and communications technology as part of its move to help create for more jobs

Posted in Business

Firm to launch project in Samal, say top execs

HOMEGROWN property developer Damosa Land Inc. is initially investing about P1 billion for Bridgeport, a 12-hectare seaside township in the nearby Island Garden City of Samal in Davao del Norte that features an exclusive community.

Posted in Business

CARD Bank to roll out new system, mobile app

A MICROFINANCE provider which is part of a huge group of companies that provides services to the poor is introducing in a nationwide scale its newly-implemented mobile application.

Posted in Business

Abreeza occupancy set to hit 99% in Q1: exec

ABREEZA Mall, the joint venture mall of the Ayala and Floirendo groups, is expected to hit full occupancy within the year as it is reaching about 99% occupancy within the first quarter of the year

Posted in Business

Plan to test GMO bananas opposed

BANANA stakeholders are opposing the plan of some groups to conduct testing of genetically-modified bananas in Mindanao, saying this will impact on the marketability of the local produce.

Posted in Business

Halal tourism pushed

THE DEPARTMENT of Tourism (DOT) in the region has started its inventory of Halal-friendly establishments with the goal of improving the marketability of the region to Muslim visitors.

Posted in Business