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DPWH implements projects supporting tourism

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) have embarked on a convergence program where they worked together in prioritizing tourism road infrastructure. The memorandum of agreement for the convergence program between the DPWH and DOT was signed on Jan. 19, 2012. The agencies agreed to identify, evaluate, prioritize and implement the tourism road infrastructure in priority tourism clusters, development areas in the country in support of the goals and targets of the National […]

BSP honors program partners in MIMAROPA

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) held the 2015 awards ceremony for the partners of BSP on its economic information and advocacy programs in Days Hotel, Tagaytay City on 4 August. The event was attended by BSP partners and stakeholders in CALABARZON and MIMAROPA that supported BSP’s statistical and information requirements and advocacy programs. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) 4-B was awarded as Region 4-B outstanding partner for reports on the regional economy. The award is conferred to […]

NEDA conducts Yolanda monitoring in Palawan

The Office of the President issued Memorandum Order No. 79 providing for the institutional mechanism for the monitoring of rehabilitation and recovery programs, projects, and activities (PPAs) for Yolanda affected areas. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director General, as the Vice Chairman for rehabilitation and recovery assumed the coordination, monitoring, and evaluation function  of all disaster related PPAs previously under the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (PARR). The Yolanda affected areas are Regions 4-B, 6 and 7. […]

51st RDC Full Council meeting in Marinduque

The provincial government of Marinduque hosted the 51st Regional Development Council (RDC) full council meeting held on June 5 in Bellarroca Island Resort and Spa, Buenavista. RDC 4-B Chairman and Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo presided the meeting which was attended by Marinduque Governor Carmencita O. Reyes, directors and representatives of regional line agencies, local government units, and private sector representatives. The matters endorsed during the meeting were: (1) conduct of feasibility study on the proposed Mindoro Batangas floating bridge; […]

Luzon RDCom in Romblon

The provincial government of Romblon hosted the conduct of the Luzon Regional Development Committee (RDCom) meeting held on March 20 in Aglicay Beach, Alcantara, Romblon. RDC 4-B Chairman and Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo presided the meeting which was attended by Vice Chairman Nestor G. Rillon of RDC 1, Vice Chairperson Mary Anne ER. Darauay of RDC 2, Vice Chairman Romeo C. Escandor of RDC 4-B, and representatives from RDC CAR, RDC 3, RDC 4-A, RDC 5, Metro Manila Development […]

RDC 4-B holds Full Council meeting in Romblon

The Regional Development Council 4-B held its 50th Full Council meeting at the Romblon Convention Center in Odiongan, Romblon on 21 March 2015 (Saturday).  The RDC passed a total of 44 resolutions. Thirty seven (37) of these resolutions endorsed the proposed and on-going programs, projects and activities of regional line agencies to their respective central offices for inclusion in the FY 2016 budget. Also endorsed were the port zone delineations of Roxas, Narra, and Bataraza Ports in Palawan to the […]