P4.59-B of Marawi Rehab Funds released

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

A total of P4.59 billion of the P10  billion allocated for the rehabilitation, recovery and reconstruction program of Marawi City has been released and another P2.29 billion are forthcoming, said the Department of Budget and Management.

 

In a press release, the DBM said P2.29 Billion has been released to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to support the implementation of programs/projects/activities (P/P/As), in line with the Marawi City Rehabilitation and Recovery.

 

The amount is chargeable against the Marawi Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Program (MRRRP) under…

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Condonation of P9.2-B debts of electric coops in Bangsamoro pushed

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Rep. Carlos Roman Uybarreta of 1-CARE partylist and vice chair of the House committee on energy, is pushing for the condonation or restructuring of some P9.2 billion in debts of electric cooperatives in the Bangsamoro region (formerly called as Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)  and that such condonation or restructuring be part of the Bangsamoro Basic Law now being hammered out in Congress before being passed into law.

 

“I make this last-ditch effort to appeal to the bicameral conference committee working on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law,” he said.

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Bill cites ways to reduce systems losses to prevent power price hikes

 

 

By Rose de la Cruz

 

Believe it or not, 12.29 percent of total electricity consumption between 2004 and 2010 actually went to power systems losses.

 

This according to the National Tax Research Center as it explained that systems losses are pilfered power (through jumpers and other illegal means) and materials or components of equipment and transmission lines.

 

Rep. Carlos Roman Uybarreta, 1-CARE partylist, said system loss, or the difference between the amount of electricity purchased by the distribution utility and the amount of electricity paid for by the users, has to be trimmed, if…

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East Asian Seas Congress to be held in Iloilo this November

 

 

Iloilo City has been chosen as the venue of the upcoming 2018 East Asian Seas Congress to be held on November 27 to 30 at the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC).  Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. said that it is a great privilege to be the host city for the upcoming Congress as the ICC’s state of the art facilities has been “home to congregations that encourage dialogues towards sustainable development and bridging potential collaborations towards the future of the East Asian Seas region.”

 

“With a coastline of approximately 72 kilometers, Iloilo City is a coastal metropolitan area with…

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Cancer leads this survivor to her tea business

 

 

 

Meriam G. Santos, owner of Sammi Personal Care Productst, suffered from cervical cancer, which gave her an unflinching desire to ease her condition, through the natural and less expensive way.

 

Usingt research and literature, she concocted an herbal tea out of luyang dilaw (turmeric), banaba, ampalaya, sambong, gotu kola, sibucao seeds, and ginseng. Her self-made tea made her feel better with her doctors attesting to her improvement and even calling her tea story “amazing,” hence the name of the product “Amazing Tea.”

 

Santos began giving free herbal teas to her neighbors to share with…

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