RDC 7, DOT 7 to work on improved tourism stats

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport serves as the gateway of most foreign tourists visiting Central Visayas. The island also serves as the jump-off point of these tourists in visiting other areas in the region. (Photo from Cebu Daily News) The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7, through the Regional Statistics Committee, will work with the Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 in generating timely tourism-related statistics in Central Visayas. This after DOT 7 Regional Director Shalimar Tamano raised his concern on the need […]

NEDA 7 gets ISO certification

NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon (center, in white) and NRO 2 OIC Regional Director (then NRO 7 Assistant Regional Director) Dionisio Ledres, Jr. with staff. The NEDA Regional Office in Central Visayas (NRO 7) is now among the millions of organizations worldwide that has an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification. The ISO certification was for Quality Management System (QMS). NRO 7, led by RD Efren Carreon and then ARD Dionisio Ledres, Jr. received its registration certificate and […]

NEDA 7 briefs Singapore delegates on Cebu opportunities

Regional Director Efren Carreon leads NEDA 7 ManCom officials in briefing representatives of Enterprise Singapore and select Singapore-based companies on possible opportunities in Cebu last 23 July 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu City. NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon and NEDA 7 ManCom officials briefed representatives from Enterprise Singapore and select Singapore-based companies on possible opportunities in Central Visayas. The group from Enterprise Singapore, led by Southeast Asia Deputy Director Wu Hongyi, were in […]

NEDA 7 holds adventure-filled team building

NRO 7 officers and employees are all smiles after successfully completing the two-day Synergy Program conducted by the Kool Adventure Camp of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. Employees of the NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 trooped to the Kool Adventure Camp in the mountains of Balamban town in southwest Cebu to hold their annual team building activity last 26-27 July 2018. NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon, in his message on Day 1, said holding the activity was important to […]

RDC 7 special committee briefs members on culture, heritage

Regional Development Council 7 Chair Kenneth Cobonpue reiterates his call for the Philippines to have a creative economy master plan during the seminar-workshop. The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) recently conducted a seminar-workshop to facilitate easier discussion among members of the newly formed RDC 7 Special Committee on Culture, Values and Design of the Culture targets in the Regional Development Plan. The activity, held at the Tandang Sora Hall of […]