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  • RDC conducts Development Forum

    Development Planning Week takes center stage every 4th week of September.  To highlight its commemoration for 2014, the Regional Development Council (RDC) IX conducted the Regional Development Forum on September 24, 2014, at Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City. Teresita Socorro C. Ramos, Acting Chairperson of RDC IX and Regional Director of National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) IX, graciously led the ribbon cutting for the photo exhibits. The activity was attended by RDC IX members, business groups, local government...

  • RDC convenes 148th Regular Meeting

    On September 23, 2014, all roads brought the officials and members of Regional Development Council (RDC) IX to Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority and Freeport (ZAMBOECOZONE) in San Ramon, Zamboanga City (ZC), for the Council’s 148th meeting. Michael Angelo M. Carbon, Deputy Administrator of ZAMBOECOZONE warmly welcomed the Council’s officials and members.  He presented the thrusts and priorities of ZAMBOECOZONE as the prime investment destination in the ASEAN Region, and one of Zamboanga Peninsula’s growth areas. ZAMBOECOZONE is...

  • NEDA IX joins International Coastal Clean-up Day Celebration

    With the aim of contributing to the cleanliness of the country’s coastal areas, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) IX staff participated in the 28th International Coastal Clean-Up (ICC) Day Celebration on September 20, 2014 at Barangay Kawit, Pagadian City. Spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), this year’s celebration was guided by the local theme, “Bayanihan Para sa Karagatan,” as well as, its international theme, “Clean up the World.” Through the united effort of volunteers from...

  • NEDA IX joins TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW

    At the wee hours in the morning of September 26, 2014, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) IX staff together with other concerned stakeholders, packed up to climb the mountains of Binayan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur to mark the historic TreeVolution. Despite the challenging trails and terrain, the participants were able to reach the planting site before the actual simultaneous planting activity which started at 8:30 AM and lasted for an hour. The planting site in Labangan was...

  • Soliven convenes EDCom IX third quarter meeting

    In preparation for the 148th meeting of Regional Development Council (RDC) IX, the Economic Development Committee (EDCom) was convened by its Chairperson, Mr. Pedro Rufo N. Soliven on August 28, 2014 at Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City.  24 members attended the 3rd quarter meeting. Various regional concerns were discussed in relation to economic development of Zamboanga Peninsula. Among these were 1) updates on the RDC IX-endorsed 2015 Budget Proposals of EDCom agencies as indicated in the 2015 National Expenditure...

 

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