Competitiveness body formed for Region 9 »

Competitiveness body formed for Region 9

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/09 October 2012 by Lowell Vallecer—A body set to oversee the competitiveness of the business in the Zamboanga Peninsula region was formed, with Department of Trade and Industry 9 Regional Director Nazrullah Manzur as chairman. The newly-created Regional Competitiveness Committee (RCC) in Region 9, Manzur said, will function as a special body under […]

Stakeholders set to flag ZamPen’s champion products »

Stakeholders set to flag ZamPen’s champion products

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines, 28 February 2012–Various stakeholders of the Zamboanga Peninsula’s business and trade industry have decided to banner their so-called champion products, following two consultative meetings with several government agencies. Said meetings include that on the coco-coir industry set on 16 November 2011 in Pagadian City, and on the processed fish industry in Dipolog […]

Dumingag to host first organic agri confab »

Dumingag to host first organic agri confab

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/17 February 2012—Dumingag town in Zamboanga del Sur will be the host of the 1st Mindanao Sustainable Organic Agriculture Congress and Agro-Eco Tourism Fair set on 19 to 22 February 2012. The four-day event will feature experiential-based demonstrations on bio-fertilizer and home-made pesticides preparation, ADLAI cultivation, modified system rice intensification, among other organic […]

Tips for a safe and sound celebration of the holidays »

Tips for a safe and sound celebration of the holidays

Time and again, reminders for safety and responsiveness in celebrating the holidays had been put forward by the authorities. However, experience has it that in the midst of the revelry and merrymaking, many people throw caution into the wind and harm themselves or others in the process. The following tips are a reminder to all […]

Certified safe Christmas lights named »

Certified safe Christmas lights named

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/27 November 2011 by Frencie Carreon–The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has identified brands of Christmas lights that are certified as safe. DTI 9 Regional Information Officer Lowell Vallecer said brands that have passed the required safety tests of the DTI from January 2009 to November 2011 are:  DSL Gam (DSL Gam […]

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