LGUs UP IN ARMS VS. TADECO-BUCOR DEAL CANCELLATION Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc. (TADECO), the country’s largest banana producing and exporting company, has gained its strongest support in a resolution by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) of Davao del Norte … Continue reading Davao del Norte government backs Tadeco versus Alvarez
Several local government units (LGUs) and organizations in Davao del Norte have expressed their full support to the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the Tagum Agricultural Development Company, Inc.(TADECO), given that the accord has … Continue reading Davao LGUs back Tadeco-BuCor agreement
BUCOR TO REPLICATE TADECO-DAPECOL JVA IN IWAHIG PENAL COLONY BY ROGER M. BALANZA Due to its success as a rehabilitation program for prisoners, the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) is planning to adopt for implementation in Iwahig Penal Colony in Palawan, … Continue reading TADECO: DAPECOL BANANA FARM DEAL LEGAL, ADVANTAGEOUS TO GOVT
BY ROGER M. BALANZA Damosa Fairlanes, a seven-hectare high-end housing development project of Damosa Land Inc. (DLI) in business district Lanang on JP Laurel Avenue in Davao City has started construction of Phase 2 of the P200-million project, said Alexander … Continue reading Damosa Fairlanes construction in full swing.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Southern Mindanao’s banana magnate Antonio Floirendo Sr. died of pneumonia at the St. Luke’s Medical Center Friday night. He was 96.Floirendo started the banana export business in the south 50 years ago. Floirendo, who strongly … Continue reading DON ANTONIO FLOIRENDO SR. – Mindanao’s banana magnate dies of pneumonia
Don Antonio O. Floirendo, Sr. Foundation continues to strengthen its scholarship program as it welcomes 70 new scholars for the school year 2012-2013. On its 11th year of providing scholarship grants to dependents of employees of the ANFLOCOR Group of Companies, the Floirendo Foundation now has a total number of 169 scholars under its program. “The Floirendo Foundation is very happy that the number of scholars is growing year on year,” said Russell U. Barrizo, Programs Director for the foundation, which is the corporate social responsibility arm of the ANFLOCOR Group of Companies. Barrizo said the main thrust of … Continue reading Floirendo Foundation funds more scholars
BY ROGER M. BALANZA Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez is a big fan of the Richard Gomez-Dawn Zulueta “love team” and would not give a hoot even if Richard, her real-life husband, kisses Dawn. Their love team, according to Lucy, is romantic. Dawn is the real-life wife of Davao del Norte Congressman Anton Lagdameo, grandson of banana magnate Antonio Floirendo. Lucy said she is an avid viewer not only of ABS-CBN’s most watched TV program, “Walang Hanggan” but also of the timeless tandem of Richard and Dawn . “It’s really romantic how they did their last film as a love team 20 … Continue reading LUCY TORRES unruffled by hubby Richard Gomez’s “kissing scene” with Dawn Zulueta