CARD MRI strengthens partnership in Vietnam

CARD MRI Founder and Chairman Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip, together with Flordeliza Sarmiento, Aniceta Alip, and Jean Pauline Landicho, CARD MRI Managing Director, CARD MRI Research Adviser, and CARD MRI International Group Director-OIC respectively, recently visited Vietnam to strengthen its partnership with its long-time partners in the said country. CARD MRI visited the Vietnam […]

Pag-IBIG Fund and DBP partner for e-processes

PAG-IBIG Fund and the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently inked a partnership agreement to use the latter’s electronic banking facility, internet payment gateway, and prepaid card for easier and faster payment and collection processes for the Fund. “This is one of the innovations that support President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s zero tolerance for corruption […]

PH remittance businesses band together for APPRISE

ON A RARE occasion, the Philippine remittance industry recently gathered to revive and rebuild the Association of Philippine Private Remittance Service Companies, Inc. (APPRISE), an organization founded ten years ago to unite, protect, and promote the interest, welfare, and the advancement of non-bank money transfer service providers and their clientele. The newly elected officers, led […]

DA-BFAR holds commodity workshop in Antique

THE Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) held a consultative workshop on commodity prioritization in Antique, Aug. 15, 2017. The workshop targets to identify the existing priority commodities in 18 Antique towns. Present during the workshop were BFAR team headed by regional director Remia A. Aparri, Vice Governor Edgar D. Denosta, Board […]

Guimaras gets P691,236 for short-term jobs

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) recently turned over to Guimaras provincial government a check amounting to P691,236 for the short-term employment of 134 Guimarasnons. DOLE-6 Director Johnson G. Cañete turned over the check, Aug. 10, 2017 to Governor Samuel T. Gumarin. The fund is for the Emergency Employment in support to Ecological Balance […]

FIT-All to increase by P0.0590/kwh in Aug

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has authorized the National Transmission Corporation (TransCo) to collect an additional Feed-In Tariff Allowance (FIT-ALL) of P0.0590/kWh, announced Central Negros Electric Coop (Ceneco). A feed-in tariff is our government assurance extended to Renewable Energy firms and investors meant to encourage more investments in renewable energy. FIT-ALL is a universal charge […]

Mapúa, DOST develop tech for remote bridge-monitoring

Mapúa University continues its commitment to the development of Philippine infrastructure through its recently concluded research, the Smart Bridge project. Funded by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) and in coordination with the Bureau of Design of the Department of Public Works […]

DA-6 activates Avian Influenza Task Force

By: James Earl E. Ogatis WITH the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza (AI) or Bird Flu in San Luis, Pampanga, the Department of Agriculture (DA-6) activated the Regional Avian Influenza Task Force to ensure that Western Visayasis free of the disease. The task force is composed of surveillance, animal control movement, laboratory diagnosis, public information, Database/GIS […]

‘Biyaheng Bukid’ visits Guimaras

DEPARTMENT of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol recently met with farmers and fisherfolks in the island-province of Guimaras, bringing in P16 million worth of agricultural assistance. The farmers and fisherfolks received support equipment such as hand tractor, water pump, engine set, knapsack sprayers, weighing scales and other tools. As part of his ‘Biyaheng Bukid’ Program, […]