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Recognizing the country’s volunteerism champions, PNVSCA launches the 2015 Search for Outstanding Volunteers

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), once again takes the lead in recognizing champions of volunteerism as it launches the 2015 Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV). The yearly search aims to give recognition to the unsung and ordinary Filipino citizens and organizations who have contributed extraordinary milestones for the country through their small, yet invaluable, acts of service towards nation-building and national development. The SOV is the yearly centerpiece event culminating with the celebration of the National Volunteer […]

Palawan nickel production grows in 2014

The Palawan Province of the MIMAROPA Region boasts the second largest nickel mine output in the Philippines in terms of nickel production in 2014 next to CARAGA Region known to be the nickel capital of the country.  Click to read more…

Moving beyond compliance: Coral Bay Nickel Corporation’s Rehabilitation of Tailings Storage Facility 1

When Coral Bay Nickel Mining Corporation (CBNC) decommissioned its 80-hectare Tailings Storage Facility 1 (TSF 1) in June 2010, there was not a slight idea on how the company would reclaim the barren, rocky dam slope filled with reddish-brown tailings appearing as a total eyesore on satellite images.       Click to read more…

New NEDA/RDC 4-B office building inaugurated

The National Economic and Development Authority / Regional Development Council 4-B has transferred to its new office located at R.R. Paras Building, J. P. Rizal St., San Vicente South, Calapan City on February 27.  Atty. Romeo C. Escandor, Regional Director spearheaded the ribbon cutting ceremony with OIC-Assistant Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling and the whole staff of NEDA 4-B. The ceremony was followed by a thanksgiving mass and blessing of the office and warehouse officiated by Father Simplicio A. Bonquin. […]

NEDA 4-B conducts orientation-workshop on the SPMS

National Economic and Development AuthorityRegion 4-B in partnership with NEDA Central Office (NCO) Administrative Staff and the Civil Service Commission Region 4 Field Office conducted an orientation-workshop on the new government performance rating system in preparation for compliance to the Strategic Performance management System (SPMS) held at NEDA 4-B Conference Room in Calapan City, January 27.  SPMS was developed by virtue of CSC Memorandum Circular No. 6 (s. 2012) which will replace the current Performance Evaluation System (PES) to address […]