How an SME outperformed the multinationals?

“Fighting multinationals was very tough. At first, everyone thought I was crazy. They told me, how would I survive this? True enough, it’s by the grace of God that I’m still here in the toothpaste industry after more than 20 years. God is good,” – Dr. Cecilio K. Pedro   IN OUR fast-paced, hectic world […]

DOT-6, POPA PARTNERSHIP: WV farmers gather for Farm Tourism Strategic Planning Workshop

THE Department of Tourism (DOT)-6 regional office in partnership with the Panay Organic Producers Association (POPA) conducted a Regional Strategic Farm Tourism Action Planning Workshop on Jan 10-11, 2019 at Days Hotel, General Luna Street, Iloilo City. The two-day workshop is pursuant to the implementation of the Farm Tourism Development Act of 2016 (RA 10816) […]

P2.48B in tourism roads boost Western Visayas

THE Department of Tourism-Department of Public Works and Highways (DOT-DPWH) Convergence Program on Tourism Road Infrastructure Projects (TRIP) will conduct a Regional Consultative Workshop to present its 2018 accomplishments and updates on pending/upcoming projects. Moreover, the improved Tourism Road Infrastructure Project Prioritization Criteria (TRIPPC) Guidelines and indicative steps for submission of required documents will be […]

Security Bank wins its 4th Bank of the Year Award

SECURITY Bank Corp (SBC) has been named the country’s Bank of the Year 2018by The Banker for its strong performance and innovation in products and services.  This is SBC’s fourth time to receive the prestigious award known as the “Oscars of the banking industry.” The Banker, the international banking and finance magazine of the Financial […]

Iloilo eyes spot in MICE big league

THE Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Marketing and Promotions Team is in Iloilo City on January 9-11, 2019 for a Tourism MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions, exhibitions) Facilities and Products Validation. Iloilo City is eyed as the next top MICE destination in the Philippines being home to the Iloilo Convention Center and various other tourism establishments having […]

BFAR exec pushes aggressive techno transfer activities

TO SECURE asustainable fish supplyfor the country, Philippine Technical and Administrative Committee (PTAC) members requested SEAFDEC/AQD to put all aquaculture research and development plans into fruition. “The Philippines’ aquaculture industry needs to improve aggressively and this country is hungry for results,” Director Eduardo Gongona of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resourcessaidduring the 27thPTAC Meeting […]

Suitability trial for sorghum established in Capiz

In support of Secretary Manny Piñol’s call to develop sorghum nationwide as an alternative source for livestock and poultry feeds, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Western Visayas started varietal suitability trial in Capiz. Regional Executive Director Remelyn R. Recoter spearheaded the ceremonial planting of sorghum in the DA’s Research Outreach Stations (ROS) in Malapad Cogon, […]