Mindanao towns reap rewards by activating local revenue streams »

Mindanao towns reap rewards by activating local revenue streams

MOLAVE, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR, Philippines—It was a grey afternoon in this western Mindanao town, but the mood on the street was festive with schoolchildren and residents moving to the rhythm of a marching band. The reason for the excitement was the ceremonial turn-over of a municipal welcome arch and a street lighting system.  As Molave […]

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Mindanao One

Ann Pamintuan (left), president of the Mindanao Trade Expo (MTE) Foundation, Inc., shows at a press launch in Davao City some of the products which will be on display at Mindanao ONE, which will run from October 14 to 17 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Mindanao ONE is the first annual trade […]

Tawi-Tawi runway upgrade boosts economy, tourism »

Tawi-Tawi runway upgrade boosts economy, tourism

BONGAO, TAWI-TAWI, Philippines/13 May 2011— More travelers are visiting this province for business and leisure, helping to transform the local economy, after the airport’s main runway was upgraded through a U.S.-Philippines partnership.   “It’s now quite easy for business partners from Manila and Cebu to fly in and look into investment prospects,” said Nazrullah Masahud, […]

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