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Davao’s abaca industry ‘dying from neglect’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 March) – It propelled the local economy in the pre-war years, but the city’s abaca industry has become a “classic example” of a dying venture due to neglect, Dante S. Delima, chief operating officer of Agri-Tech Integrated Services Cooperation, said. Delima issued the statement during the Mindanao Sustainable Agrarian and […] The post Davao’s abaca industry ‘dying from neglect’ appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsMar 13th, 2018

ATISCO eyes 10,000-ha Marawi abaca plantation

DAVAO CITY — Agri-Tech Integrated Services Company (ATISCO), a subsidiary of Yazaki Torres Corp., is planning to develop 10,000 hectares (ha) of abaca farms in Marawi as part of the city’s rehabilitation. “We are now conceptualizing the rehabilitation of Marawi by providing them livelihood through the rehabilitation of the abaca industry,” ATISCO Operations Manager Dante […] The post ATISCO eyes 10,000-ha Marawi abaca plantation appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Domestic chocolate processors propping up cacao industry

DAVAO CITY -- Domestic processors of cacao, some of which are operated by farmers themselves, have propped up bean prices, offering a safety net for growers at a time of fluctuating global prices for the commodity. The post Domestic chocolate processors propping up cacao industry appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Maduro says China to finance failing oil industry

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he had new commitments from Beijing on funding for the oil industry on which crisis-hit Caracas relies. Oil output is the main generator of Venezuela's income but has fallen to its lowest level in three decades, with the South American country's state-led economy in free-fall. Analysts blame years of neglect during which state oil firm PDVSA's infrastructure became rundown and exploration was curbed, while oil revenues were used to plug the fiscal deficit. Now, however, "there are financing commitments to increase oil production, gold production as well as investment in more than 500 development projects...Keep on reading: Maduro says China to finance failing oil industry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

DTI alerts BOC on used cars in Davao

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has cautioned the Bureau of Customs (BOC) about the entry of used trucks and special purpose vehicles at the Port of Davao and the release to consignees even without complying fully with requirements......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

DTI alerts BOC on used cars in Davao

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has cautioned the Bureau of Customs (BOC) about the entry of used trucks and special purpose vehicles at the Port of Davao and the release to consignees even without complying fully with requirements. Source link link: DTI alerts BOC on used cars in Davao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Davao growers hope to raise coffee quality

DAVAO CITY — The Davao Region coffee industry is targeting farmers in a bid to increase quality awareness among growers, allowing them to grow their incomes. The post Davao growers hope to raise coffee quality appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

2 new international routes opening in Davao City

DAVAO CITY — The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (DCCCII) is confident that the addition of two more international routes to and from the city this year will boost tourism in the region and other parts of Mindanao. The post 2 new international routes opening in Davao City appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Developer eyes ecozone in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 August) – A property developer has signified interest in developing an economic zone in Davao City to attract more investors, a top executive of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) said in an interview Monday. But DCCCII president Arturo Milan did not disclose the identity of the developer […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

DTI-EMB assists Cebu, Davao startups

In an effort to deepen relationships with local startup ecosystem players in Cebu and Davao and complete the ecosystem assessment of the two cities for the Startup Genome Project, the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) organized the conduct of a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) in Cebu and Davao on 18 and 20 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

BPM industry earns over P400B in 2015

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 July) – Companies in the Business Process Management (BPM) industry generated a total revenue of P461.4 billion in 2015, according to the final results of the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) 2015 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry released on Monday. The PSA said firms in customer relationship management industry earned P264.4 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

CSU holds first abaca consultative forum with farmers, stakeholders

Abaca is life for Catanduanes. In a bid to strengthen the abaca industry in the province, the Catanduanes State University (CSU) held its first consultative forum with stakeholders and the abaca farmers from the 11 municipalities of the province on June 26, 2018 at the university auditorium.  The event, facilitated by the CSU’s Research and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Biz chamber to look for other international destinations for Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 June) – The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) will explore other viable international destinations for Davao International Airport as Malaysia’s budget airline, AirAsia, will stop the four times a week direct Davao City-Kuala Lumpur flights beginning August 20 due to insufficient load factor. In a statement […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Apl de Ap, Thames school to offer scholarships for Davao City creative industry

MUSICIAN ALLAN Pineda Lindo, popularly known as Apl de Ap of multi-awarded pop group Black Eyed Peas, and officials of the Thames International Business School have expressed intention to help the creative industry of Davao City by offering scholarships for both undergraduates and creative professionals. The post Apl de Ap, Thames school to offer scholarships for Davao City creative industry appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

3 NIA execs in Bukidnon ordered sacked for bidding irregularities

DAVAO CITY -- Three officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in Bukidnon were ordered sacked by the Ombudsman over bidding irregularities in connection with fertilizer purchases amounting to over P9.4 million in 2009. In a media statement on Friday, the Ombudsman said it has ordered the dismissal from the service of NIA-Bukidnon division manager Editha Abdon, administrative and finance head Adelina Calonge and principal engineer Leonila Tenestrante. The dismissal order was based on gross neglect of duty in connection with the implementation of the P10 million fund NIA Bukidnon got in June 2009 for the implementation of the Department of Agriculture's bio-organic fe...Keep on reading: 3 NIA execs in Bukidnon ordered sacked for bidding irregularities.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Over 12K jobs up for grabs at Davao City fair

DAVAO CITY, April 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will be holding its "Trabaho, Negosyo Kabuhayan Fair on May 1 and 2 at the Ga.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

10 more Go Negosyo centers lined up in Davao Region

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry-Davao Region office (DTI-11) is planning to set up 10 more Go Negosyo Centers over the next two years in addition to the existing 40. Romeo L. Castañaga, DTI-Davao del Norte provincial director, said the centers have proven to be effective in mainstreaming micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Speaking […] The post 10 more Go Negosyo centers lined up in Davao Region appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

DTI-Davao to convert pasalubong centers into OTOP shops

THE DEPARTMENT of Trade and Industry-Region 11 office (DTI-Davao) will convert existing pasalubong centers into OTOP (One-Town-One-Product) shops that will showcase products of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). “OTOP Philippine Hub are the existing pasalubong centers that will be converted and improved wherein MSMEs can display their products,” said DTI Assistant Secretary Demphna Du-Naga […] The post DTI-Davao to convert pasalubong centers into OTOP shops appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Gov’t urged to expand tax exemption for travels to BIMP-EAGA destinations

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 May) – Government must abolish travel taxes for travelers from Mindanao and Palawan going to any destination in the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) “to encourage everybody to travel and learn in the process,” Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. president Arturo Milan said Friday. President […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 11th, 2018

DTI eyes 11% halal share in RP’s total exports

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is eyeing to bring back the share of halal commodities in total Philippine exports to 11% in four years following the recent establishment of the National Halal Certification Scheme. “With our new policy in halal, we aim to increase our share back to at least […] The post DTI eyes 11% halal share in RP’s total exports appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

PH halal industry seen to rebound in 4 years

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 May) – The share of halal products to the country’s total exports is expected to return to its 11-percent level by 2022 after suffering constant decreases since 2013 due to “little support in the policy side,” Trade secretary Ramon Lopez said. Speaking on the first day of the two-day 1st […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018