No less than the Agrarian Reform Secretary, Rafael Mariano will attend the symbolic reinstallation of farmers in the contested San Isidro area inside the Hijo Plantation in Barangay Madaum here Tuesday morning.
The government said some 6,000 hectares of land claimed by an Ata Manobo chieftain here will be planted with about a million coconut trees starting this year.
Internal problems at the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) will not affect the coco levy fund.
Health Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial believes that failure on the part of Mighty Corporation to pay taxes will have an impact, not only on the economy of the country but also to the health programs and services of the government.
Most, if not all, call centers in Mindanao are looking at 20 to 40 percent shortage in talent, with some 32 out of 42 companies looking to hire more qualified employees.
The Department of Energy announced it will immediately repair the damaged power plants following earthquakes in Batangas and adjacent areas.
Economic and political cooperation, and the situation of the Overseas Filipino workers are among the issues that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will discuss with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar during his week-long state visit next week.
Davao City Investments and Promotion Center Acting Head Lemuel Ortonio said there are two Chinese, two Japanese, a Malaysian, and a Korean investors who approached their office for a possible investment in housing, hotels and health care services.
In order not to hamper the success of government’s war on drug, the Department of Health said it fast-tracked the establishment of rehabilitation centers across the country.
Philippine officials meeting with Japanese in Tokyo presented government priority projects for possible implementation under the Japan Official Development Assistance.