A summa cum laude from the Jesuit-run Ateneo de Davao University landed second place in this year’s Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination with an average of 91.17 percent.
A militant lawmaker on Thursday wants to scrap the regressive provisions of the TRAIN law and not just suspending the excise tax on oil in an attempt to weaken the impact of continued high prices of basic commodities, especially on food items.
A farm to table enterprise would be the best idea for young agri-entrepreneurs said John Tria, vice president of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Inc. (DCCCII) in a press briefing on Wednesday at Habi at Kape.
Despite the claim that rice production in the municipality of Baungon, Bukidnon has decreased due to the siphoning of water of the town’s irrigation canal by a bulk water supplier, there was actually an increase in land converted to rice farm, a National Irrigation Administration-10 (NIA-10) official said.
The city government’s Vices Regulation Unit (VRU) said that around five-million peso increase in revenue is expected to be collected by the end of this year due to violations to the anti-smoking ordinance and liquor ban here.
If before depression mostly affects senior citizens, now the Philippine Mental Health Associate (PMHA) said it has moved back dozens of steps starting as early as 9 years old.
To increase awareness on mental health and illness in the Davao Region, a Mental Health Fair (MHF) will be held starting on October 9 at Abreeza Activity Center.
The Davao City Water District (DCWD) is currently “tightening its belt” to prevent any adjustments in water supply rates here, despite the soaring prices.
The network of farmers, scientists under Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG in Mindanao), has expressed concern on the decision of the Department of Agriculture to import more agricultural products amid the rice crisis that the country is facing.
Industry leaders here are batting for a patronage to local coffee beans to promote sustainability of local coffee farming.