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Mindanao to benefit from OLBARMM, federalism – Chinese envoy

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – People’s Republic of China Consul General in Davao City Li Lin said Mindanao is facing a rare opportunity for growth with the signing of the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM) and the proposed federal form of government being pushed by the Duterte […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsSep 14th, 2018

China vows help for Mindanao infra, power projects

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 30 Oct) – The Chinese government has signified interest to provide technology, financing and other resources for Mindanao’s effort to develop its power generation capability, infrastructure, connectivity and rebuild Marawi City, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Wang made the statement during a joint press conference with Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Direct Hong Kong to Davao flights now available

  DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Cathay Dragon kicked off Sunday, October 28, its inaugural Hong Kong-Davao-Hong Kong flight at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport here. The direct flight will benefit passengers from this city as well as the rest of Mindanao. Cathay Dragon will use an Airbus A320 aircraft to service this route ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

China in Davao

(L-R)Davao City Vice Mayor Bernard Al-ag, Mindanao Development Authority Chair Abul Khayr Alonto, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua unveil the marker of the newly inaugurated Consulate General of China in Davao City, Philippines on October 28, 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

'PHVote2019, Federalism draft, Padre Pio | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will run as Taguig Representative in the 2019 elections. President Rodrigo Duterte assures Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua the Philippines will not take part in U.S. military exercises in the South China Sea in November. Top Senate leaders reject the draft charter of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Nationwide round-up

Chinese envoy ‘concerned’ over US naval exercises with Xi’s Manila visit MALACAÑANG ON Tuesday said the People’s Republic of China “has expressed concern” about the scheduled naval exercise that the United States will be conducting in the South China Sea during President Xi Jingping’s visit to Manila this November. In a press briefing at the […] The post Nationwide round-up appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Chinese embassy gifts Davao City with 13 schoolbuildings

MANILA, Philippines – The Chinese embassy in Manila said on Saturday, October 6, that it has gifted Davao City with 13 schoolbuildings which stands to benefit 2,000 students. The Chinese embassy said in a statement on Saturday that Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio led ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Duterte did not link Chinese envoy, trader to illegal drugs& rsquo;

Duterte did not link Chinese envoy, trader to illegal drugs& rsquo;.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Duterte did not link Chinese envoy to drug pusher, Palace clarifies

Malacañang on Friday clarified that President Rodrigo Duterte did not link Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua to a wealthy Chinese businessman supposedly involved in illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

DILG: NorMin to spur growth in Mindanao under federalism

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) -- Northern Mindanao's headway in the industrial sector and transshipment industry could spur growth in the entire Mindanao cluster especially under a federal fo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Duterte on Bangsamoro plebiscite: “I will campaign for the ‘yes ” vote

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 September) —  President Rodrigo Duterte has announced he would campaign for a “yes” vote in the January 21, 2019 plebiscite to ratify RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM). “Meron na tayo sa BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) lumusot na. And ito pa […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

North Korea efforts to stage ‘grand celebration’ undaunted

SEOUL --- With Chinese leader Xi Jinping skipping North Korea's 70th anniversary celebrations, attention is now on what to expect at the reclusive country's major national event. According to Chinese and North Korean state-run media, Li Zhanshu, a member of China's seven-person Communist Party leadership, will travel to Pyongyang as Xi's envoy Saturday, a day before North Korea commemorates the 70th anniversary of the state's founding on Sunday. Xi had been expected to attend the celebrations, in what would have been his first visit to the neighboring country. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had pledged a "grand celebration" of the anniversary in his New Year's speech. Altho...Keep on reading: North Korea efforts to stage ‘grand celebration’ undaunted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Bangsamoro plebiscite set for January 21

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 04 Sept) — The plebiscite to ratify RA 11054 or the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OLBARMM), has been set for January 21, 2019, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said. The 45-day campaign period begins on December 7 and will end on January 19, according to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Another Chinese research vessel docks in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 Sept) — Another Chinese research vessel docked at the Sasa Wharf here on Friday, the second since the berthing of a research/survey vessel Yuan Wang 3 in July this year. Major Ezra Balagtey, public information officer of the Eastern Mindanao Command, said on Saturday that the Yuan Wang 7, made a port […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

Another Chinese research vessel docks in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 Sept) — Another Chinese research vessel docked at the Sasa Wharf here on Friday, the second since the berthing of a research/survey vessel Yuan Wang 3 in July this year. Major Ezra Balagtey, public information officer of the Eastern Mindanao Command, said on Saturday that the Yuan Wang 7, made a port […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Philippines seeks fresh China funds for studies on 12 big projects

THE PHILIPPINES has made a fresh bid for Chinese grants for studies on planned inter-island bridges as well as Mindanao’s first railway, the Department of Finance (DoF) announced in a statement on Friday. The department said it has submitted a list of 12 big-ticket infrastructure projects to the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), as… link: Philippines seeks fresh China funds for studies on 12 big projects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Philippines seeks fresh China funds for studies on 12 big projects

THE PHILIPPINES has made a fresh bid for Chinese grants for studies on planned inter-island bridges as well as Mindanao’s first railway, the Department of Finance (DoF) announced in a statement on Friday. The post Philippines seeks fresh China funds for studies on 12 big projects appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Chinese funding for Mindanao Railway Project ‘a done deal’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 August) – The construction of phase 1 of the Department of Transportation’s Mindanao Railway Project with funds from Chinese Official Development Assistance “is a done deal,” project manager Patmei Ruivivar said. Ruivivar told a press conference on Friday that this was confirmed to her by Transportation Undersecretary for railways Timothy John Batan. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Chinese ODA for Mindanao rail a done deal – DOTr official - Manila Bulletin

Chinese ODA for Mindanao rail a done deal – DOTr official - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

ARMM breaks ground on Maguindanao housing project

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao officials have broken ground on a housing project seen to benefit battle-scarred seaside communities in Maguindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Hidilyn Diaz: ‘I miss cheesecake!’

Triumphant weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz has her sights set firmly on Olympic gold, inspired by her new Chinese coach, but first she might just indulge in a guilty passion -- cheesecake and bubble tea. "The sacrifices you make are so hard when you're training every day," she told AFP after winning the Philippines' first gold medal of the 2018 Asian Games on Tuesday. "I can't eat sugar and sweets. I miss eating cheesecake and drinking bubble tea with friends. It's hard," said the sweet-toothed 27-year-old from the southern Philippines island of Mindanao. Diaz was already assured a place in her country's sporting folklore, alongside the likes of Manny Pacquiao, as the only woman f...Keep on reading: Hidilyn Diaz: ‘I miss cheesecake!’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018