Davao opens shop of goodies

Subscribe Now September 28, 2011 at 12:29pm

Shops of goodies promoting “green” business will showcase Davao’s authentic products, local manufacturers said Tuesday. Davao Ecocrafts store, a Tindahang Pinoy Brand of Davao, is a center that sells gift items and stationeries, fashion accessories, furnishings and home decors and furniture.

Managed by Davao Ecocrafts Inc., this Tindahang Pinoy Brand is a project backed by the Trade and Industry and Tourism departments.

DTI 11 Regional Director Marizon S. Loreto said that in buying ‘pasalubong’ items and other products at the Davao Ecocrafts, the buyers are assured of quality. (Mick M. Basa)

A.R.M.M. honors all its backers

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Officials in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) are set to honor Wednesday the local and foreign benefactors of their 19-month old administration.

ARMM Executive Secretary Naguib Sinarimbo said the recognition night organized by the office of ARMM Governor Ansaruddin A. Adiong will pay tribute to individuals and groups who offered assistance to the region for success of programs to uplift the condition of the province and the lives of its citizens. (Ali G. Macabalang)

Army will not allow extortion

ST. CHRISTINE, Philippines (PIA) — The 401st Infantry “Unite and Fight” Brigade of the Philippine Army vowed Tuesday not to allow extortion activities to pervade in this province.

“This act of extortion affects our economy and the livelihood opportunity of the populace. If they really care for our nation they should stop hurting the community and the environment,” Colonel Romeo G. Gan, 401st Brigade commander, said.

Last Monday suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels destroyed a 15-hectare banana plantation in Barangay Anahaw Daan, Tago, Surigao del Sur, in an act related to the apparent refusal of banana growers to give money to the communist movement.

Savings in trash disposal seen

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (PIA) – The city government of Davao could save more than P20 million a year if it allows a German firm to handle waste products and convert those into energy source.

City Environment and Natural Resources Joey Felizarta told the Davao media in Monday’s Kapihan sa SM that the city council has just signed a memorandum of understanding with the private firm to adopt Herhof Technology in the city.

“We are optimistic that this MOU will finally be formalized and signed because the company promises zero waste,” Felizarta said.

Students drawn to I.T. caravan

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (PIA) — Students here are being attracted to venturing into computer-related courses as a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company launched an Information Technology (IT) Caravan.

The Caravan, organized by Concentrix Institute (CXI) a subsidiary of Concentrix Corporation, will make pit stops in selected learning institutions in Davao City until October 4. In each stop, there will be a two-hour lecture highlighted by the use of routers and Internet connections particularly the Cisco Connection Center (CCC) system.

Source: mb.com.ph

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