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Tourism, ICT to buoy CV economy in 2018

NEDA 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon says there are a lot of bright prospects in Central Visayas that could help the region improve its performance in 2018 and beyond. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO) Central Visayas experienced a slower growth in 2017 at 5.1 percent last year from 8.6 percent the year prior. Despite the slowdown, the region remains the country’s fourth largest economy, with its gross regional domestic product (GRDP) valued at P551 billion. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and National Economic […]

Council sets up database for updated info on CV projects

Regional Directors Jaime Bernadas of DOH, Rene Burdeos of DILG, and Asteria Caberte of DTI (2nd, 3rd, and 5th from left, respectively) sign the memorandum of agreement for the implementation of the Project Information Management System (PIMS). The NEDA 7-initiated PIMS will be pilot-tested in the three agencies. Also signing are (from right) NEDA 7 Regional Director and RDC 7 Vice Chairman Efren Carreon, RDC 7 Co-chairman Kenneth Cobonpue, and NEDA 7 ARD and RDC 7 Secretary Dionisio Ledres, Jr. […]

Status of Major Infrastructure Projects in Central Visayas

Below are the ongoing major infrastructure projects in the region.

RDC 7 plays Big Brother to Region 8 reps

RDC 8-PSR delegation with RDC 8 Vice Chairman & NEDA 8 Regional Director Bonifacio Uy, RDC 7-PSR SDC Chair Evelyn Nacario-Castro, RDC 8 Secretary & NEDA 8 ARD Meylene Rosales, RDC 7 Secretary & NEDA 7 ARD Dionisio C. Ledres, Jr., and RDC 7-PSR IDC Chair Glenn Anthony Soco. Not in photo is RDC 7-PSR EDC Chair Melanie Ng. Private sector representatives (PSRs) of the Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 spent three productive days with counterparts from RDC 8 for […]

NRO 7 undergoes external audit for ISO 9001:2015

The NEDA Regional Office 7 led by Regional Director Efren Carreon and Assistant Regional Director Dionisio Ledres Jr. underwent Stage 1 external audit processes last 21 February 2018. Supporting them in their role as auditees were NRO7 QMS Coordinator FAD Chief Sostheleen Padilla, the Division Chiefs-Process Owners of NRO7, Internal Quality Audit Team Leader Cleofe Saniel, and Documents Control Team Leader Vittoria de Veyra. The Audit opened with the Auditor sharing his expectations for the entire process. At the closing […]