(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 23 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,265 km East of Central Luzon (17.7°N, 133.9°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Central and Southern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 1,775 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (25.5°N, 138.4°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWESTWARD AT 25 KM/H . Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE & DINAGAT ISLANDS Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Caused by: Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms FORECAST WIND & COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS: Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE, SIARGAO ISLANDS & DINAGAT ISLANDS Wind Speed: Slight to Moderate Wind Direction: Southwest to West Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters OVER SURIGAO CITY: Maximum Temperature: 02:00 PM Yesterday ------ 34.9°C Minimum Temperature: 02:00 AM Today ------- 23.6°C Maximum Relative Humidity: 02:00 AM Today --- 88% Minimum Relative Humidity: 02:00 PM Yesterday ---- 54% TIDES: (Courtesy of NAMRIA) High Tide: 07:45 AM Today = 1.1 m Low Tide: 04:31 PM Today = 0.1 m Sunrise: Today: 05:27 AM Sunset: Today: 05:34 PM

Thursday, August 11, 2022

DTI Dinagat Islands, BOI conducts CapDev on Investment Promotion

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands (PIA) -- The Department of Trade & Industry-Dinagat Islands in partnership with the Board of Investments-Cagayan de Oro (BOI-CDO) recently conducted the Capavity Development on Investment Promotion for Dinagat Islands’ Local Government Units (LGUs) cum Investors Servicing.

The activity aims to capacitate LGUs in updating investment-related laws, which will help update their respective Local Investments and Incentives Code.

Ms. Lourdes Ellen N. Kionisala, Chief Investments Specialists of BOI, discussed the Overview of Investments Promotion Strategies, the Roles of the LGUs in Investment Promotions, the Importance of the Local Investments, and Incentives Code, and the updates of the different investment-related laws. 

She emphasized that the goal of Local Economic Promotion is to eradicate poverty and improve the community's quality of life. 

On his part, Governor Nilo P. Demerey is thankful to DTI for conducting the said event to train the LGUs in investment-related laws, which will be helpful in the coming of investors in the province. 

He also shared updates on the meeting he had with the president of the San Miguel Corporation, Mr. Ramong Ang. Accordingly, the meeting resulted in the location of an EV Battery Plant in the Municipality of Cagdianao, which will have its groundbreaking ceremony in September.

“Tabangi mi og bugsay padulong sa among maayong kaugmaon.” Gov. Demerey said.

Also present during the activity were Provincial Director Elmer M. Natad and Mr. Keen Arsenio, Senior Investments Specialist of BOI-CDO. (Susil D. Ragas, PIA- Dinagat Islands/DTI- Dinagat Islands)