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Business sector optimistic despite rising inflation rate

The business sector has allayed fears on the impact of surging inflation.

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DavOr coco industry seeking gov’t help

The provincial government of Davao Oriental is contemplating of declaring state of calamity as a result in the reduction of prices of coconut its main by-product, copra.

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Gov’t economists propose local measures vs inflation

Government economists in the Davao Region have pushed for local measures to curb inflation especially on basic commodities.

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Public urged: Don’t go into panic buying

The public must not resort to panic buying for basic commodities like rice as this will result in more problems, said Lester Romeo E. Malana, National Food Authority (NFA) XI director yesterday.

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PICE calls on more women participation in infra dev’t

The first woman president of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers called on more women participation in infrastructure development as the Duterte administration is going full blast on its Build Build Build program.

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Tax incentives pushed for Mindanao investors

The Mindanao business sector is urging the national government to craft a package of incentives for businesses to locate in the island.

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Airline blames typhoon for canceled Japan flights

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has canceled flights to and from the cities of Kyoto and Osaka in Japan due to the rampaging typhoon Jebi.

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Local coffee stakeholders helping enhance industry

Coffee industry stakeholders in the Davao Region have been pushing for the development of the industry by embarking on ensuring that farmers know the grade of their produce.

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Better quality of cacao beans is needed, say

The local cacao industry has shifted its goal to improving the quality rather than concentrating on increasing production because of the difficulty in achieving the latter, an executive of the industry said yesterday.

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City eyeing OFB as depository bank

A city councilor has proposed to include the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) as a depository bank of the city government aside from the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP).

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