Businesses are put on hold as some investors choose to move their schedules to later dates following the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao.
Residents on Saturday were surprised after the Davao City Water District (DCWD) implemented an emergency water service interruption in major areas here.
The 166-hectare Hijo Industrial Estates that will soon rise in Barangay Madaum in Tagum City is seen to spur the Tagum’s economy.
An official from the Commission on Higher Education on Tuesday said a return service agreement for medical students enrolled in identified state universities and colleges across the country is now being drafted with UP Manila College of Medicine as the model.
Students studying medicine in eight state universities and colleges (SUCs) can now enjoy full tuition subsidy through cash grants from government.
The city government here has widened its scope on granting scholarship programs to students who will be studying law or medicine, an official said.
The National Nutrition Council along with the Department of Health and the Local Government Units (LGUs) is set to launch the “First 1,000 days approach” in the region to provide proper health care to both mother and child.
The opening of classes on June 5 in both elementary and high school in Mindanao was marred with the usual lack of classrooms and teachers, an official of the education department said.
Having classes “under the mango tree” is a thing of the past, said Education Secretary Leonor Briones, Tuesday.
A recent survey conducted by the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) of the University of Mindanao revealed that the youth here started smoking and drinking when they were 12 years old, six years earlier than the common age.