Aldeguer: no changes for Gaisano incentives

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 March) – “There would likely be no amendments to the incentives ordinance” that gave Gaisano and Sons, Inc. and the companies intending to rent its mall-under construction, favorable benefits, Councilor Victor Aldeguer, chair of the  committee on commerce, trade, and industry, said.

ARMM holidays on March 9 and 18

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews/08 March) – March 9 and 18 are holidays in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

March 9 is the Maulidid Un-Nabi or birthday of the Prophet Mohammad and is a holiday under Presidential Decree 1083 while March 18, the anniversary of the 1968 Jabidah Massacre and the reckoning date of the founding of the Moro National Liberation Front, is “Bangsamoro Freedom Day” and a holiday under  Muslim Mindanao Act No. 17.

Village officials force firm to fulfill pledge to repair roads

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/06 January) – Members of a village council blocked trucks of a banana firm operating in southern Bukidnon from passing through barangay roads for a day to compel it to comply with its July 2008 commitment to “immediately” repair the roads.