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BIG THREE: Agro-industry, tourism, RE are potential eco-zone industries

By: Louine Hope Conserva and Sonnet John Llaguno A CONSULTANT of the Philippine Economic and Zone Authority (PEZA) said Iloilo City and province should venture into tourism, renewable energy, and agro-industry for the establishment of economic zones. Joseph Timothy Rivera, PEZA special advisor to the director general for the Middle East and Northern Europe, said clean […] The post BIG THREE: Agro-industry, tourism, RE are potential eco-zone industries appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 21st, 2018

‘Mt. Fuji railway’ may become reality as panel to start discussion

TOKYO -- The possible launch of a mountain railway from the foot of Mt. Fuji on the Yamanashi Prefecture side to the mountain's fifth station will be discussed by a panel of industry representatives and specialists, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The experts and representatives from the tourism and railway industries will launch the panel soon. If a railway can replace the Fuji Subaru Line toll road on the mountain, it will be more convenient and may lead to better protection of the environment through reduced car exhaust and other factors. The group will discuss technical issues and other topics before presenting a recommendation to the central government and local authorities. L...Keep on reading: ‘Mt. Fuji railway’ may become reality as panel to start discussion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

DTI opposes PEZA’s planned amendments to charter

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) opposes the plan of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) to amend the Special Economic Zone Act to become a government owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) directly under the Office of the President and have the power to grant tax perks and recommend subsidies for basic industries......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Small luxury hotels finds winning formula for rapid growth

BANGKOK --- Small luxury hotels of the World (SLH) sees growth potential for its luxury hotel brands in Southeast Asia, according to its chief executive Filip Boyen.   "Southeast Asia is an emerging region for luxury boutique hotel operators as governments are starting to recognise the economic potential of the tourism industry and more destinations are getting developed for tourism," says Boyen in an exclusive interview with The Nation.   "As a result, we see more luxury boutique hotels opening in the Southeast Asia region including 7 Secrets Resort and Wellness Retreat Lombok, Akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok (June 2018) and Cape Fahn Koh Samui (August 2018). At SLH, w...Keep on reading: Small luxury hotels finds winning formula for rapid growth.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

High-Powered Speakers Lined Up for Tourism Innovation Forum on June 14

A set of high-powered speakers await attendees of the Tourism Innovation Forum on June 14 at the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. Their coming together will provide local government units, hotels, resorts and restaurants, tour operators, industry associations, and other participants from different industries with the knowledge on the best practices and latest trends on tourism. The one-day […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

PCCI seeking $20 billion investment in 20 tourism sites

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, is encouraging investors to “put their money where their mouth is” as the group seeks to raise $20 billion worth of investments over the next decade for 20 local sites that have high potential of being world class tourism destinations......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Tech sector frets as U.S.-China trade tensions simmer

WASHINGTON, USA – As US-China trade tensions ratchet up, the technology sector is fretting over the potential for collateral damage to one of America's most important export industries. The tech industry is not directly affected by the new tariffs unveiled by the Trump administration which aim to target Beijing for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

DPWH-Biliran DEO to implement projects under DOT and DTI for FY 2018

Biliran DEO has partnered with the Department of Tourism (DOT) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for the construction/ improvement of access roads leading to various industries and economic zones and tourist destinations in the province......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

ComVal eyes over P100-M investment leads in Biz-ICON 2018

INVESTMENT LEADS of at least P100 million is targeted during the Compostela Valley (ComVal) Business and Investment Conference 2018 (Biz-ICON 2018) on March 5, where the focus industries would be aquaculture, banana, cacao, coffee, tourism, and green mining. Rochelle A. Otoc, trade and industry development specialist of the Department of Trade and Industry-ComVal, said they […] The post ComVal eyes over P100-M investment leads in Biz-ICON 2018 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Palawan Capital Told to Explore ‘Seaweed Farming Tourism’

A major seaweed industry player in the country said Puerto Princesa should explore the potential of establishing a “seaweed farming tourism industry” to further boost livelihood in its coastal areas. Maximo Ricohermoso, chairman of the Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines (SIAP) and the ASEAN Seaweed Industry Club (SIC), and MCPI Corporation, said Wednesday noon […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

DTI to Feature Local MSMEs during OTOP Premium Product Showcase

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) showcased the massive potential of the grassroots level in the region’s food and non-food industries with the mounting of the One Town One Product (OTOP) Premium Product Showcase... The post DTI to Feature Local MSMEs during OTOP Premium Product Showcase appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

DTI spotlights Central Visayas MSMEs at OTOP Premium Product Showcase

  The Department of Trade and Industry will demonstrate the massive potential of the grassroots level in Region 7’s food and non-food industries with the mounting of the One Town One Product (OTOP) Premium Product Showcase at the Paseo Solana, Ayala Center Cebu on November 17 – 19.   DTI Central Visayas Regional Director Asteria Caberte […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

DTI SPOTLIGHTS LOCAL MSMES AT THE OTOP PREMIUM PRODUCT SHOWCASE

  The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI demonstrates the massive potential of the grassroots level in Region 7’s food and non-food industries with the mounting of the One Town One Product (OTOP) Premium Product Showcase at the Paseo Solana, Ayala Center Cebu on November 17 – 19 this year. DTI Central Visayas Regional Director Asteria Caberte […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsNov 9th, 2017

Lack of halal progress affecting tourism – DTI

MANILA, Philippines - The lack of progress in the halal industry in the Philippines has prevented the country from tapping the industry’s potential to expand.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2017

Alonto wants Tawi-Tawi as economic free zone

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Jan) – Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) chair Abdul Khayr Alonto has vowed that they will develop Tawi-Tawi as an economic free zone that will transform the island into an investment destination with a thriving tourism industry. Alonto said during “Wednesday’s at Habi at Kape” at the Abreeza of the Ayala Malls that [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 26th, 2017

DTI plans 20-ha ecozone for food sector in Davao

MANILA, Philippines – A 20-hectare economic zone for food-based industries is set to rise in Davao to further boost the city’s agriculture and tourism potent.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2017

DTI open to creation of China industrial ecozones

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Trade and Industry is amenable to the creation of a potential China industrial economic zone in the country as part o.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2016

Tourism reliant on contractual, project-based workers

MANILA, Philippines – Tourism – one of the key industries in the country with strong employment generation potential – still relies heavily on contractual an.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 1st, 2016

Leyte traders send wish list to Palace

Tacloban City — The Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry is seeking the help of Malacañang in expanding the Leyte Industrial Development Estate (LIDE), establishing the economic zone in this city, and boosting tourism......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 1st, 2016

Leyte bizmen sends wish list to Malacañang

TACLOBAN CITY -- The Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry is seeking assistance from Malacañang for the expansion of the Leyte Industrial Development Estate (LIDE), establishment of economic zone in this city, and more support to tourism development......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 1st, 2016

Na-seen zone ako : Tourism chief presses El Nido gov t on violations

Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat on Sunday pressed the local government of El Nido, Palawan to explain supposed violations against its local laws on sustainable tourism.   Source link link: 'Na-seen zone ako': Tourism chief presses El Nido gov't on violations.....»»

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