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Army to contractors: Build rapport with communities

COMMUNITY AS FORCE MULTIPLIERS. 47IB Commander Lt. Col. Eufracio Malig Jr. asks contractors to establish rapport among people in communities where they have projects as intelligence force multipliers.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsJun 14th, 2018

AIM, ASSIST hold forum on Disaster Risk Management

Asia is now a step towards improving disaster risk management as the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), conducted the 2nd Dev Forum: Disaster Risk and Crisis Management 2018 last November 28, 2018 at the AIM Campus. The forum was yet another initiative of AIM in developing a "Disaster-Ready and Resilient Asia", as the institute has also recently launched the Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management (EMDRCM), an 18-month program which aims to equip students with the skills they need to build resilient Asian organizations and communities using management and leadership principles, as wel...Keep on reading: AIM, ASSIST hold forum on Disaster Risk Management.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Regional police chief asserts NPA, militants using IP schools for propaganda

LAW enforcement agencies in the Davao Region have asserted that militant organizations and the communist New People’s Army are using some schools in indigenous people (IP) communities for teaching their ideologies and using the students in their protest actions......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build ‘super-soldiers’

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts say is part of a broader push into advanced gear to equip a new generation of “super-soldiers.” The technology is being developed by Lockheed Martin Corp with a license from Canada-based B-TEMIA, which […] The post Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build ‘super-soldiers’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

One dead in flooding as heavy rain hits Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait -- Flash floods after heavy rains in Kuwait killed one man Saturday and damaged roads, bridges and homes, officials said, as several oil firms and ministries announced a state of emergency. The health ministry said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home which was submerged in water. An unspecified number of people were also reported injured in traffic accidents caused by the rains. Several vehicles in many areas of the desert kingdom were washed away by the floods, particularly in newly-build residential areas, AFP journalists said. The Kuwaiti army and the national guard launched search operat...Keep on reading: One dead in flooding as heavy rain hits Kuwait.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

TOR for Marawi rehab projects will be “Design and Build”

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 03 November) – The terms of reference for the Marawi rehabilitation projects will be “design and build,” the National Housing Authority (NHA), the implementing agency said, raising concerns from local contractors. At the Consultation Conference with Local Executives and Contractors on the “Implementation of the Different Housing and infrastructure […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

NIA cancels Salcedo dam project

The National Irrigation Administration canceled the P3.4 billion Gen. Gregorio del Pilar Impounding Project (GGDPIP) in Salcedo, Ilocos Sur province, one of the flagship dam project of the administration's Build, Build, Build program due to strong opposition from affected communities and local officials......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

DSWD, Philippine Army partner to build Lumad classrooms

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has signed an agreement with the Eastern Mindanao Command (EASTMINCOM) of the Philippine Army for the construction of classrooms for Lumad children in Davao City. The project will initially be implemented in seven sites in Barangay Sto. Nio, Talaingod in Davao del Norte which is a Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Area (GIDA). Brigadier General Dionisio Baudin, commander of the 52nd Engineering Brigade, represented the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Eastern Mindanao Command. They promised to enforce security, technical assistance, limited labor, and supervision until the project's completion. The Luma...Keep on reading: DSWD, Philippine Army partner to build Lumad classrooms.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Rights group: Probe militarization in Isabela

By NATHANIEL FABIAN www.nordis.net JONES, ISABELA — Human rights alliance Karapatan Cagayan Valley urges local government to probe the Community Support Program (CSP) of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in communities here due to reported military violations. Before the said program, the 86th Infantry Battalion – Philippine Army (IBPA) ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

FAO, PDRF eyes more disaster-resilient Filipino communities

11 October 2018 – The ever-increasing threats from climate change, evidenced by the increasing severity and frequency of disasters, require concerted efforts to build and strengthen resilience of communities in countries most vulnerable and at-risk from disasters, like the Philippines. In response to this challenge, and to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction on 13 October, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding that will enable collaborations on emergency response, preparedness, mitigation and building livelihood resilience......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Century Properties pouring in P28 billion for 15 housing projects outside Manila

Century Properties Group Inc., the listed property developer of the Antonio family, and its partner, global business enterprise Mitsubishi Corp. will pour in P28 billion to build 15 masterplanned communities outside Metro Manila......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

'HackSociety 2018: Build Tomorrow

MANILA, Philippines – Disruptive technologies have demonstrated the capacity to build vital connections, improve lives, and solve some of the world's most pressing problems.  They promise better health care, more accessible and relevant education, smarter energy consumption, more efficiently-run cities and communities, and even ways to solve one of the biggest ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

‘Build, Build, Build’ hits chokepoint: Firms of Bong Go kin, contractors: Many JVs, delayed projects in Davao

By Karol Ilagan and Malou Mangahas Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism Click to watch video  DAVAO CITY (PCIJ / 6 Sept) – For his home region and bailiwick of Davao Region, President Rodrigo R. Duterte gave the largest share of public works funds in the 2017 national budget, the first proposed and passed under his […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

‘Build, Build, Build’ hits chokepoint: Firms of Bong Go kin, contractors: Many JVs, delayed projects in Davao

By Karol Ilagan and Malou Mangahas Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism DAVAO CITY (PCIJ / 6 Sept) – For his home region and bailiwick of Davao Region, President Rodrigo R. Duterte gave the largest share of public works funds in the 2017 national budget, the first proposed and passed under his watch. Duterte offered Davao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

‘Build, Build, Build’ hits chokepoint: Top 10 contractors under DU30 run record of fraud, delays, blacklisting

By Karol Ilagan and Malou Mangahas Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism THREE HAD been suspended or blacklisted, including one for submitting fake tax clearance certificates. One had its corporate registration revoked. The officers of four others are facing trial for alleged graft. Two have direct connections to politicians, some others had sealed deals via financial […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Army Commander Visits MILF Camp

Joint Task Force Central Commander, Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana recently visited the hallowed ground of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) at Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao as a sign of commitment in pursuing peace and development. Together with brigade and battalion commanders, Brig. Sobejana’s visit aims to build trust and confidence between the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Igorot int’l gathering bolsters community ties, culture

HONOLULU -- An increasing number of Igorot began leaving their Cordillera provinces to move to different countries some 25 years ago. Many of them formed organizations to build communities wherever they lived. Soon, they pondered the idea of creating an umbrella organization, which led to the Igorot Global Organization, also known as IGO.   The umbrella was formed to assist groups working to help people back home doing medical missions and raising funds for scholarships. IGO, along with BIBAK Hawaii, hosted its 12th Igorot International Consultation conference in Hawaii earlier this month.   "We came up with the Igorot consultation to get together and to see if ...Keep on reading: Igorot int’l gathering bolsters community ties, culture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Duterte calls for ‘unity, mutual respect, peace’ in diversity on Eid’l Adha

AS Muslims celebrate Eid’l Adha on Tuesday, President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope that the celebration would “bind” Filipinos together to build “diverse communities rooted in mutual respect and peace.” Eid’l Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to follow Allah’s command to sacrifice his son, Ismail. It is the second major festival [...] The post Duterte calls for ‘unity, mutual respect, peace’ in diversity on Eid’l Adha appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

ARMM-HELPS aids 553 barangay recipients

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, August 14 (PIA) - In line with the efforts of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to build empowered communities, about a million individuals from 553 barangays.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

ARMM flagship program builds progressive communities

COTABATO CITY – With efforts of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to build empowered communities, about a million […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Toshiba unveils water treatment solutions

The Toshiba Group has unveiled an extensive range of solution offerings for water treatment companies and general contractors seeking to build collaborations in the Asian region including the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018