Six Mindanao provinces made it to the top 10 of the 2015 Cities and Municipalities Competitive Index of the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) reflecting economic dynamism, government efficiency, and infrastructure growth of the island-region in the recent years.
This commitment was obtained during a recent regional rounds made by MinDA to provide operational updates on the implementation of the One Stop Facilitation and Monitoring Center (OSFMC), a web-based portal for tracking renewable energy applications.
Key government leaders and business players from Mindanao expressed full support to the approved amendments to the Cabotage Law, citing the move will result to healthy competition, make rates more competitive, and eventually bring down shipping costs.
The Mindanao Development Authority prepared an infographic on the water levels of hydro power sources—Lake Lanao and Agus and Pulangi in Mindanao.
The Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee (MPMC) noted water levels of Lake Lanao and Agus and Pulangi dams to continue to drop in the past few days, breaching critical points as of 21 July 2015, based on data from the National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) Mindanao Generation.
General Santos City has the potential to be a hub for the consolidation of products and services due to its proximity to major economic centers of Mindanao and the BIMP-EAGA.
A Philippine representative was cited for excellent performance in the “Regional Training on Project Management” for BIMP-EAGA and IMT-GT held in Malaysia.
Applications for renewable energy projects in Mindanao increased (by 25.64%), showing a growing interest for clean energy in the island-region.
Key officials and representatives from the four-country BIMP-EAGA sub-region today convened at the Princesa Garden Resort in Puerto Princesa, Palawan for a two-day meeting aimed to firm up initiatives for enhanced economic cooperation.
Secretary Antonino: We are happy to announce that Mindanao, Philippines has officially set a new Guinness World Record for the most trees planted simultaneously at multiple locations through TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW, held on September 26, 2014.