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Economic News

Cotabato Light to implement rotational brownout

COTABATO CITY - Like any other areas in Mindanao, the Cotabato Light and Power Company (Cotabato Light) is receiving limited supply from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).Water level of the Agus and Pulangin hydropower plans have been at critical situation, reducing production while the STEAG power firm in Misamis Oriental is scheduled for preventive maintenance.STEAG unit 1 has been undergoing preventive maintenance operations from July 18 to August 16.The Mt.


ARMM Investors not waiting for BBL as investments continue upward trend

Regional Board of Investments (RBOI)
in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) approved a P252
million petroleum
investment project located in Polloc Free Port, Parang, Maguindanao. This was after the RBOI-Board of Governors in a joint meeting with the
members of the
Management Committee in Davao City approved yesterday the registration
of DS3 Fuel Tanking and Services Inc., the fourth project registered by
agency in 2015. With this new addition, ARMM has recorded Php1.8


Electricity rationed in Koronadal City, So. Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY - Power has been rationed in this city and in South Cotabato due to preventive maintenance in Mindanao sources of energy, officials said today.Santiago Tudio, general manager of South Cotabato Electric Cooperative (SOCOTECO-1), said preventive maintenance being undertaken at Unit 1 of Mt.


Kidapawan PRC satellite office to increase business hours

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Because the satellite office ofProfessional Regulation Commission in Kidapawan City has been serving its people well, the city government is mulling additional service days. Two more days so it can accommodate more clients, said Mayor Joseph Evangelista of PRC services in Kidapawan City, serving not only clients from the city but those from nearby provinces and cities.For almost a year now, the PRC satellite office is only open for two days a monthEvangelista said his request has been officially forwarded to PRC-Manila hoping for favorable response.


NFA-ARMMand No fake rice in the region

COTABATO CITY– The National Food Authority (NFA) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has assured the public that there is no synthetic, or fake, rice in the region amid reports of such product sold in Davao City and in other areas.The NFA-ARMM has conducted inspections in rice retail outlets all over the region since July 1 in response to reports of suspected synthetic rice sold in some provinces not only Mindanao but in Luzon and the Visayas as well.


NFAand 'No fake rice in Cotabato City, Maguindanao'

COTABATO CITY - The Maguindanao and Cotabato City office of theNational Food Authority (NFA) has been closely monitoring rice supplies amid reports of fake rice entering the province.


RBOI-ARMM conducts consultation on investment priority guidelines

COTABATO CITY– Investors and business leaders in the province of Maguindanao participated in a public consultation on 16 June in Cotabato City to promote the region's industries and to review the 2014 ARMM Investment Priorities Plan (IPP).The Regional Board of Investments of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RBOI-ARMM) led the consultation with concerned government agencies and other stakeholders.Lawyer Ishak Mastura, chairman of RBOI, said the exercise is part of the regional government’s objective of increased participation of stakeholders in the planning of the region’s economic



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Mag 5.9 quake jolts mainland Mindanao, 7 aftershocks recorded

COTABATO CITY - An intensity 5.9 earthquake rocks mainland Mindanao Monday night with its epicenter found in Bukidnon, the state volcanology...

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KIDAPAWAN CITY - Mayor Florenito Gonzaga today admitted he was positive for COVID-19, days after he was not seen at the mayor's office and rumored to...

8 Abu wanted Abu Sayyaf members arrested in Jolo 

COTABATO CITY --- A combined military-police team arrested eight wanted Abu Sayyaf members, one of them a minor, in an operation in Jolo town in...