Zambo police set contingency plans amid Paris attacks »

Zambo police set contingency plans amid Paris attacks

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 17 November 2015 by Claudine Uniana—Zamboanga City Police Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro on Monday said the police forces in collaboration with the military are exhausting all efforts to maintain peace and security in the city in light of the coordinated terror attacks in Paris, France that left hundreds dead and the world […]

Grooming an Iligan village for coffee production »

Grooming an Iligan village for coffee production

Rogongon is one of the economically needy communities in the city of Iligan, and the City Government of Iligan is pushing for efforts to groom several sectors to let it become one of Mindanao’s coffee-producing areas. City Councilor Marlene Young has proposed a coffee production program to help uplift the residents’ economic state as a […]

Mindanao infra budget set on boosting road connectivity »

Mindanao infra budget set on boosting road connectivity

MANILA—Mindanao, which currently has the lowest ratio of paved roads to overall road infrastructure among the country’s regions, is now set to get a larger allocation from the national government’s proposed annual budget for infrastructure. This was reported by Secretary Rogelio Singson of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), at a roundtable discussion […]

Forum with civil society orgs, media covering Mindanao set »

Forum with civil society orgs, media covering Mindanao set

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/24 April 2012 by Frencie Carreon–A 3-day forum among representatives of civil society organizations and journalists covering Mindanao conflicts is set on the 27th to the 29th of April this year. The round table discussion aims to allow involved sectors to “exchange ideas and share experiences in working and reporting on conflict.” Highlights […]

MinDA, PCCI hold joint consultations for 21st MinBizCon »

MinDA, PCCI hold joint consultations for 21st MinBizCon

ZAMBOANGA CITY—The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development  through its Growth with Equity in Mindanao (GEM) Program and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), are holding consultation meetings to identify the pressing issues affecting Mindanao’s economic competitiveness. USAID through the GEM Program provides assistance to business […]

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