DoH bares P8.1-B anomalous project

THE Department of Health (DoH) said it has uncovered anomalies in the multi-billion peso Barangay Health Station (BHS) project of the previous administration. The P8.1-billion project was supposed to build 5,700 barangay (village) health stations to ensure the access of barangay residents to primary care, using public elementary schools as base stations. “Heads will roll. […]

Posted by: on Jun 19, 2018 read more

Aklan State University, DOST collaborate to develop wave-powered vessel

The development of an environment-friendly vessel which has the ability to harness energy from ocean waves and improve the country’s maritime industry will be funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The P76-million project is the brainchild of shipyard owner Engr. Jonathan Salvador and will be implemented by the Aklan State University with […]

Posted by: on Jun 13, 2018 read more

Building ships–for whom and why

The shipbuilding and ship repair industry has always been considered a major maritime sector of Maritime Philippines. Rightly so with the hundreds of islands which need to be linked in this archipelago and maritime transport remains the most practical mode of moving people and goods in terms of cost and volume. Ships primarily carry the […]

Posted by: on Jun 12, 2018 read more

PCG renders assistance to six local fishermen rescued by a passing foreign vessel along Mindoro strait

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  PCG: PCG rendered assistance to six Filipino fishermen who were successfully rescued by a passing foreign vessel, KSL Seoul along Mindoro strait where they were sighted along with their capsized wooden fishing boat identified as Sister Reds with aqua blue hull yesterday, June 09.  Reports revealed that the distressed fishing boat Sister Reds was […]

Posted by: on Jun 11, 2018 read more

Social Media boost PH search and rescue ops

A key player and stakeholder in ensuring maritime safety, the Philippine Coastguard (PCG) is aided by social media in accomplishing the day-to-day tasks that prevent maritime disasters. The Philippine Coast Guard is social media savvy In a qualitative survey released to the officers of the PCG in April 2018, respondents stated that they used social […]

Posted by: on Jun 08, 2018 read more

Michaelmar Phils., Inc.: Triumphant at 20

Principals, directors, stockholders and distinguished guests joined the agency staff in celebrating Michaelmar Philippines’ 20th anniversary on 9 February 2018 at the Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque. The black-and-white formal occasion was earmarked for the appreciation of loyalty, dedication, and commitment from the people who have contributed to Michaelmar’s success for the past two […]

Posted by: on Jun 04, 2018 read more

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