Posts by tag: Trade

7 years ago

PAROL MAKER

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A craftsman works on a Christmas lantern (parol) using bamboo material which he displays along Quimpo Boulevard. With the Christmas season starting, traditional lanterns are sought after, with prices ranging from thirty to five hundred pesos. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

7 years ago

NPA taxation a reality, just pay them – Duterte

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NPA taxation a reality, just pay them – Duterte

“It’s a fundamental question for business: is it good to do business in the mountains? Do we give in to them? it’s a reality that has to be talked openly, since the NPA is more active now in Region 11, notwithstanding the statements from the AFP” Mayor Duterte said.

7 years ago

COCONUT NET

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A net out of coconut hemp was one of the product exhibited at the Davao Trade Expo 2013 from October 17 to 19 at SMX Convention Center. This year’s exhibit focused on boosting golden crops such as coconut, coffe, cacao, corn and cassava. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)

8 years ago

Mindanao business want specifics from Aquino in MinBizCon

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Mindanao business want specifics from Aquino in MinBizCon

by TYRONE A. VELEZ
Davao Today

(MinBizCon Director John) Gaisano Jr. said Mindanao’s business leaders want to hear specifics from the Aquino government for Mindanao’s growth. “For a time, Mindanaoans feel like third class citizens. Yet we produce 40% of the country’s food requirements and more than 30% to the national food trade.”

9 years ago

Going bananas in reg’l devt gab

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By ALEX D. LOPEZ
Davao Today

Davao is considered low in rice sufficiency level, with palay production lessened at an average of 3.5 percent yearly from 2005 to 2010. In contrast, production of Cavendish bananas increased to over 2.8 million metric tons with a growth rate of 14.3 percent in the last four years.