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RDC Subcommittee on Power visits KSPC Power Corporation Coal-Fired Power Plant

The Subcommittee on Power of the Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC) visited the coal-fired plant of the KEPCO-SPC Power Corporation in Barangay Colon, City of Naga in Cebu on 19 May 2016. The KEPCO-SPC Power Plant has a rated capacity of 206 MW and provides about 10 percent of the requirements of the Visayas grid. Construction of the plant was started in December 2007 and was completed in May 2011. The sub-bituminous coal it uses as fuel is sourced […]

NIR-RPMC holds first organizational meeting, conducts RPMES orientation for implementing agencies and LGUs

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) of the Negros Island Region (NIR) held its first organizational meeting on 10 May 2016 at the Nature’s Village Hotel in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. Chaired by NEDA-NIR Concurrent Regional Director Efren Carreon, the RPMC will serve as the monitoring arm of the Negros Island Regional Development Council (RDC). NEDA Deputy-Director General Margarita Songco, who is also the NPMC Chair, graced the meeting. She emphasized on the important role of the RPMC, especially in […]

RD Carreon discusses the Comparative Analysis of the RDC – endorsed PAPs vis – a – vis GAA Allocation in 2015 and 2016 during the Joint RDC-RPOC First Quarter Meeting

During the Joint Regional Development Council – Regional Peace and Order Council First Quarter Meeting (RDC-RPOC) on March 18, 2016 at the Montebello Villa Hotel, National Economic and Development Authority Region VII (NEDA 7) Regional Director Efren B. Carreon presented the comparative analysis of the RDC – endorsed Programs, Activities and Projects (PAPs) vis – a – vis the amount allocated in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for the years 2015 and 2016. In the analysis, the batting average for […]

CV-RDC endorses FY 2017 Budget Proposal of Regional Line Agencies and State Universities and Colleges

One of the highlights during the Joint Regional Development Council – Regional Peace and Order Council (RDC-RPOC) First Quarter Meeting on March 18, 2016 at Montebello Villa Hotel, Ceu City, is the RDC endorsement of the FY 2017 Budget Proposals of the Regional Line Agencies (RLAs) and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs). A total of 2,288 Programs, Activities and Projects (PAPs) with a total cost of PhP 116.35 Billion were proposed for inclusion in the respective Agency Central Offices budget […]

SEFE keynotes Visayas Shipping Conference

Dr. Emmanuel F. Esguerra, Secretary of Socioeconomic Planning and NEDA Director-General, was the keynote speaker during the Visayas Shipping Conference 2016 convened by the Philippine International Seafreight Forwarders Association (PISFA) at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City last 28 April. In his speech entitled ‘Transport Industry Directions 2016: Philippine Macroeconomic Outlook” to an audience of cargo industry stakeholders, Sec. Esguerra stressed that the 6.2 percent average annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth attained in 2010-2015 was accompanied by structural transformation. […]