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JICA tests water-purifying equipment for use by ‘Yolanda’-hit areas

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A Japanese technology that could turn contaminated water into safe, potable water is now being pilot-tested by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in a typhoon-hit area of northern Cebu province.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Compostela Valley to turn land once notorious for marijuana into food basket

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An upland community that was once notorious as “home” to marijuana plantations is slowly transforming into the food basket of Compostela Valley.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

JICA urges PH to review building code, ensure stronger structures

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The Philippine government must take “urgent steps to protect public infrastructure from natural disasters,” the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japan to extend tech assistance for Bangsamoro formation

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MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal. FILE PHOTO

The Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency, has agreed to take on a major role in helping form the Bangsamoro government that is hoped to bring sustainable peace and development in Mindanao and is targeted to be operational by 2016.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Coast Guard to acquire 10 patrol ships from Japan

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This image received from Taiwan's CNA and taken on September 25, 2012 shows a Japan Coast Guard patrol boat with a (neon) sign reading "Japanese territorial waters" as they monitor a flotilla of Taiwanese fishing boats which are headed to the Diaoyu / Senkaku islands disputed in the East China Sea, in territorial waters. AFP PHOTO/CNA

The Philippine Coast Guard expects to wrap up talks with the Japan International Cooperation Agency within the next few months for the acquisition of 10 brand-new patrol boats from Japan in late 2014 or early 2015.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No ‘Agta’ OK for Umiray bridge

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A leader of the Agta tribe in the Sierra Madres in northern Quezon on Monday said the construction of a bridge that would link the province to Aurora had no permit from his community.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Bridge to connect 2 villages, 2 provinces in Southern Luzon

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Two villages in two different provinces in Southern Luzon are named after the same waterway that separates them: the Umiray River.   Soon, a bridge costing nearly half a billion pesos to build will connect Barangay (village) Umiray in Dingalan town in Aurora province to Barangay Umiray in General Nakar town in Quezon province, according [...]

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Computer upgrade should do it at BOC

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Ruffy Biazon, Customs, Fake Chinese Beer

Despite a P435-million grant from the European Union (EU) in 2008 and $10 million in aid from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) in 2009 to put up an information technology (IT) system, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) continues to be plagued by the “recurring problems of computer network slowdown and downtime,” adversely affecting agency operations.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Government inks P4-B deal with Japan

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The government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) have signed a P4-billion project that would provide support services and infrastructure to some 69,000 farmers in Mindanao, a senior agrarian reform official said.

Posted: March 9th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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