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Uratex to set up plants in Butuan and GenSan

THE POLYFOAM Chemical Corp., the company behind Uratex Foam brand, is intensifying its presence in the Visayas and Mindanao area as it is looking at opening three more factories in the two key areas this year.

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Sukuk Bonds proposed for Mindanao programs

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) is proposing for the tapping of Sukuk Bonds, bonds that comply with Islamic laws, to fund key programs of the government, especially those to be implemented in Mindanao.

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Airline urged: Serve Davao-Japan route

BUSINESS Organizations and government agencies here have requested flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) to service the Davao City-Japan route to enhance the flow of people and improve their trade linkages.

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BANANA INDUSTRY Exemption from increase in minimum wage sought

THE BANANA industry is asking the government to help ailing industries by allowing them to avail of exemptions from wage increases.

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Exec: Fund for education helping ARMM economy

THE FUNDING that the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is getting for education has helped the region improve its economy, aside from its impact on helping the children get better education, a top official of the region said.

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Gov’t urged to revisit policies on EC creation

There is a need for the government to revisit the policy in establishing electric cooperatives (ECs) so that they will have flexibility in serving their franchise areas, a business leader said.

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PMAP cites UM as best employer in Mindanao

The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) recognized the University of Mindanao as the best employer in Mindanao this year, an official of the school said Wednesday.

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P300-M project eyed for Davao River cleanup

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the city government have partnered to implement a P300-million project to clean up the Davao River, the main body of water in the city by using the vertical helophyte filter system.

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Daneco-NEA to pay P2.1-B debt in 2 years

The group that the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to manage the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative (Daneco) Inc. has promised to settle within the next two years its P2.1 billion debts to its suppliers.

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