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NEDA 7 briefs bank officials on Central Visayas economy

Officers of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) were given a briefing on the regional economy of Central Visayas last 04 July 2019 at the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 Conference Room. NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon, OIC-ARD Maria Teresa Alambra and PDIPBD Chief Lorna Manila facilitated the briefing for BPI, which visited the NRO 7 as part of its efforts to find ways on how financial institutions can help support the government’s 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan and attain […]

List of qualified PSOs

The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 has released the list of private sectors organizations that can participate in the upcoming selection process for the next set of Private Sector Representatives for the term 2019-2022. If your organization is in the list, please wait for further instructions from the RDC 7 Secretariat. Thank you!

RDC 7 backs Cebu City’s bid to become Unesco ‘Creative City for Design’

Cebu City is vying to become a Unesco Creative City for Design, a move which has the support of the Regional Development Council (RDC) 7. In its second Full Council Meeting in Siquijor, the RDC endorsed the application of Cebu City to bag the recognition, which would allow it to partner with other creative cities in the world through exchange programs for designs. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, through RDC’s Special Committee on Culture, Arts and Design, […]

Name special courts for expropriation cases, RDC 7 asks Supreme Court

The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 is requesting the Supreme Court to create a special court to handle expropriation cases so completion of road projects in Central Visayas could be hastened. It is also requesting the executive judge of the Regional Trial Court in Cebu to prioritize the immediate issuance of the writ of possession for specific infrastructure projects in the region. In moving for the resolution, outgoing RDC Infrastructure Development Committee chairperson Glenn Anthony Soco said there is need […]

RDC 7 honors outgoing private sector reps, 2 agencies for implementing best projects

The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 honored the 16 outgoing private sector representatives who served during the July 2016-June 2019 term, which officially ends on 30 June 2019. The awarding ceremony was held during the 2nd quarter RDC Full Council Meeting at Coco Grove Beach Resort in Siquijor. The awardees, led by RDC 7 Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue, were given tokens for “sharing their time and expertise and for contributing invaluable recommendations and enriching insights” during meetings, consultations and dialogues of […]