May I request everyone to follow preemptive evacuation orders by our local officials and to take necessary preparations and precautions as we brace for the strongest typhoon to hit our country this year. Let me assure you that the government is pooling all of its resources and is doing all necessary measures to lessen damage and avoid loss of lives, if possible.
From the Mindanao Development Authority In efforts to strengthen the tourism industry of South Cotabato, the South Mindanao Tourism Investment Conference (Tourism iCon) will highlight the strong partnership between the local government and private sector in their bid to draw in more tourism-related investments in the province. Scheduled for October 24 to 26, 2013, at The Farm, […]
Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCCII) President Daniel Lim lauds the Aquino administration for the country’s rating upgrade of from Ba1 to Baa3 by Moody’s Investors Service.
Dr. Robyn Biti, newly designated Minister Counselor of the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)-Philippines is presented with a copy of the Mindanao Peace and Development Framework or Mindanao 2020
Inclusive community engagement is a key component in achieving lasting peace and inclusive economic growth in Mindanao. This was the general sentiment expressed by Peace and Development Advocates (PDAs) from various areas in Mindanao during simultaneous dialogues in the Cities of Davao and Pagadian, which were convened recently at the height of the Zamboanga siege.
Mindanao’s business sector expressed confidence that Mindanao’s economy will bounce back following the resolution of the Zamboanga crisis, particularly that situation in the city is now returning to normalcy.
Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chair Luwalhati Antonino expressed certainty on the successful resolution of the Zamboanga crisis and assured Mindanawons that the region’s economic gains and the progress on the peace process will not go down the drain.
The government hopes to bring in additional capacity to bridge Mindanao’s power supply gap as the Interim Mindanao Electricity Market (IMEM) kicks-off commercial operations today, September 26, 2013.
We condemn these most recent acts of sowing fear and trepidation among the peace-loving populace of Davao City. We also appeal to everyone to remain calm and refrain from sensationalizing the situation, as the government works to bring the situation back to normal.
Mindanao’s tourism sector is given a boost as P3.82 billion is allotted for the implementation of tourism road projects this year, a 12 percent increase from last year’s P1.5 billion, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez announced recently.