PHL pioneering rice monitoring technology in the world

MANILA, March 29 (PNA) — The Philippines is pioneering in Southeast Asia and even the world a state-of-the-art technology that provides timely and accurate information on rice crucial to achieving food self-sufficiency. Dr. V. Bruce Tolentino, Deputy Director General of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), expressed hope that other countries would follow the Philippine example …

PHL, Hungary to form Joint Economic Commission

MANILA — The Philippines and Hungary want to create a Joint Economic Commission (JEC) which will be a platform for discussion between the two countries in matters related to trade, investments, and economic cooperation. This is after Hungary reopened its embassy in the Philippines in Taguig on Tuesday. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary …

China to fund two more drug rehab centers in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY – Two more drug rehabilitation facilities will be built in Mindanao, with one targeted to be constructed this year. The two multi-million rehabilitation center will be funded by the Chinese government. Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian Solon during the signing ceremony held at the Department of Health Central Office in Manila, said the provincial …

PHL, Hungary to form Joint Economic Commission

MANILA, March 2 8 (PNA) — The Philippines and Hungary want to create a Joint Economic Commission (JEC) which will be a platform for discussion between the two countries in matters related to trade, investments, and economic cooperation. This is after Hungary reopened its embassy in the Philippines in Taguig on Tuesday. Department of Trade …

ARMM holds Social Development Summit in Basilan

COTABATO CITY – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) held its first Social Development Summit in Basilan province on Tuesday, March 21, to address issues at the local level and promote greater inclusion of the community in the decision-making process. The summit brought together regional and local government officials including the Basilan governor, provincial …