DA-7 readies research stations for Plant, Plant Plant program

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To prepare for the Plant, Plant, Plant program initiated by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Central Visayas is now preparing its various research stations. As part of the preparation, DA-7…

DA: PH has have enough rice supply to last for 84 days by the end of June

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY—The Philippines will have sufficient supply of rice for 84 days by the end of June, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said. In a press release posted on the Department of Agriculture (DA) website, Dar explained that…

Nature as a refuge

Gloria Estenzo Ramos 04/16/2020

  Many have talked and written how we can help ourselves and cope with stress in this unprecedented era we are in. Apart from being connected virtually with our loved ones and colleagues, thanks to technology, of…

Therma Visayas Now Online: First of two Toledo City baseload units produces 170-MW of energy

PR 04/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – AboitizPower subsidiary Therma Visayas Inc. has started to deliver energy from the first of two 170-Megawatt (150 MW net) baseload units in Toledo City, Cebu. The second 170-MW unit is expected to start…

Duros opens asphalt batching plant in Leyte

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 02/08/2019

STA. FE, Leyte — Cebu-based company, Duros Development Corporation, has invested P150 million for an asphalt batching plant and equipment units in the neighboring province of Leyte marking the company’s second stationary plant outside of Cebu.  The…

Toledo plant to begin supplying 340MW to Visayas grid in ’19

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/26/2018

THERMA VISAYAS INC. to start COMMERCIAL OPS Despite some delays, AboitizPower’s new thermal power plant in Toledo City, Cebu is already expected to start commercial operations by early next year. According to AboitizPower Executive Vice President and…

Farm machinery plant deal inked with 30 Korean firms

Inquirer.net 11/22/2018

AT LEAST 30 South Korean companies are set to establish and operate an assembly plant for farm machinery in Batangas to help local producers modernize their farms. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on his Facebook page that…

DA chief: Plant sili to fight rising prices of labuyo

Inquirer.net 09/10/2018

Amid reports that the market price of siling labuyo skyrocketed to as much as P1000 per kilo, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol urged consumers to counter rising prices by learning to plant red chili pepper in flower pots.…

Robredo: Economize, plant veggies to fight inflation

Inquirer.net 09/07/2018

NAGA CITY — Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday advised Filipino families to economize and invest on planting vegetables and fruits while the government finds solutions to the inflation rate issue. In an interview with local media, Robredo…

Groups hold prayer walk for end of coal plants

Rosalie Abatayo 09/06/2018

The downpour did not stop members of cause-oriented groups under Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) to march on the streets of downtown Cebu City to call for the end of coal-fired power plants in the province…

Students and their families plant 3.5K seedlings in Pinamungajan

PR 08/21/2018

More than 350 students and their families from the two public elementary schools in the hinterland barangays of Pinamungajan planted 3,500 seedlings during a community-based tree planting activity recently. Barangay officials led by Duangan barangay captain Annette…

Toledo plant to add 150 MW to Visayas grid before year end

Futch Anthony Inso 07/25/2018

A new power plant that will provide an additional 150 MW to the Visayas grid will be operational in September at the earliest or before this year ends, the Department of Energy (DOE) regional office said. DOE…

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