• CAMIGUIN NOTES P86M INVESTMENTS IN 2014

    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, January 9 (PIA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) posted a total of P86.14 million investments in 2014.

    Taking the lead this time are investments related to the health Industry, with the Camiguin Medical Center in Mahinog town topping the list with P15 million capitalizations, and another P3 million investment for a dialysis center in Binaliwan, also in the same town.

    Other investments included in the top five are the Dive Special Camiguin, located in San Roque, Mahinog with P9M capitalization; Nene Uy Space Rental at P3M, and Northern Lights downtown lodging house at P2M, both located in the capital town, Mambajao.

     

    As for exports, Arjael Coco-Charcoal Factory remains to be the lone exporter in Camiguin, producing a total volume 1,090 metric tons of coco charcoal granules to Japan amounting to US$ .256 million.

    Meanwhile, to further boosts the investments, the DTI initiated the Shared Service Facility (SSF) to help micro, small and medium enterprise (MSMEs) become more competitive, and improve the quality of their products.

    The following are squid and fish processing equipment, fruit-flavored pie equipment, coco sugar processing equipment, and the dairy  

    The following are squid and fish processing equipment, fruit-flavored pie equipment, coco sugar processing equipment, and the dairy   processing equipment to name a few. (JCV/PIA)

    CAMIGUIN CELEBRATES 47TH FOUNDATION ANNIVERSARY

    MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, January 8 (PIA) — The island-province welcome on January 7 its 47th Foundation Day Anniversary with grand parade that leads right to a steaming display of a lechon (roasted pigs) prepared for a cook fest.

    “Makanunayong Kalambuan sa Nagkahiusang Kamigingnon” (Continuity of Progress of United Kamigingnon) stands as this year’s theme, while the governor’s State of the Province Address (SOPA) highlighted the opening salvo followed by the ceremonial raising of the banners.

    In his message, governor Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo capsulated success and development in the province with transparency and good governance.

    “Camiguin needs a strong leader who can make and implement a decision. That decision may not always be a “correct decision,” what is more important is that it will make or bring the best possible result for the community,” he said.

    Meanwhile, activities like the traditional fun games dubbed as “Pista sa Nayon,” marching band completion, street parties, sports tournament, ground demonstration, and the search for Mr. and Ms. Teen Camiguin 2015 were among those lined-up for the week-long festivity.

    A medical mission for cataract as well as free make-over sessions for the senior citizens was also initiated. (JCV/PIA)

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