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  • ADB presents road study for ZamPen

    In a special meeting of Infrastructure Development Committee IX held in Pagadian City on 21 July 2015, a team of Asian Development Bank (ADB) consultants presented highlights of their Interim Report on the Technical Assistance (TA)-8574 PHI: Improving National Roads for Inclusive Growth in Mindanao Project.  The team was led by Highway Engineer Kiyoshi Dachiku of PADECO Co., Ltd. and CTI Engineering Co., Ltd., and Dr. Hussein Lidasan of the Transport and Traffic Planners Incorporated. The Technical Assistance was...

  • RLUC IX meets for the preparation of the Regional Spatial Development Framework, 2015-2045

    Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) IX  convened on July 16, 2015 at Marcian Garden Hotel, Zamboanga City, as it gears up for the preparation of the Regional Spatial Development Framework (RSDF), 2015-2045. With inputs from regional line agencies, local government units and other stakeholders, the RLUC IX Secretariat presented the Draft Analysis of the Planning Environment. This is an offshoot of the Training Workshop on the Formulation of Disaster Risk Reduction /Climate Change Adaption (DRR/CCA)-Enhanced Chapter of the Regional...

  • Recognizing the country’s volunteerism champions, PNVSCA launches the 2015 Search for Outstanding Volunteers

    The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), once again takes the lead in recognizing champions of volunteerism as it launches the 2015 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV). The yearly search aims to give recognition to the unsung and ordinary Filipino citizens and organizations who have contributed extraordinary milestones for the country through their small, yet invaluable, acts of service towards nation-building and national development. The SOV is the yearly centerpiece event culminating with the celebration of the National...

  • A bastion of benevolence and beacon of inspiration, ‘Mother Ricky’ Reyes continues to beautify more lives through volunteerism

    More than his aesthetic knack in style and fashion, Ricardo Enriquez Reyes Jr. distinctively known as “Mother Ricky,” has beautified more than what can be seen with the naked eye. He was able to transform the lives of the disadvantaged members of the society with his remarkable philanthropy and heart for the sick and the poor. Driven by his strong adage that providing livelihood to destitute Filipinos would help answer the problem of poverty, Mother Ricky translated his vision...

  • RDC IX kicks-off FY 2016 budget review and consultation

    True to its mandate of reviewing and endorsing to the national government the annual budgets of regional line agencies (RLAs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs) as specified in Executive Order No. 325 series of 1996, Regional Development Council (RDC) IX kicked-off the review and consultation for the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposals of RLAs and SUCs through an expanded RDC IX Executive Committee Meeting on March 16, 2015 at the House of Representatives, Quezon City. In attendance were...

 

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