(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 18 June 2024) Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from Southeast to South will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


Thursday, 6 July 2023

11 MSMEs declared as 2023 reg’l productivity olympics winners

BUTUAN CITY – The Regional Tripartite Wages & Productivity Board (RTWB) Caraga officially declared the 2023 Regional Productivity Olympics winners on June 26, 2023 at Almont Inland Resort in Butuan City. 

The competition is organized by National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) in coordination with Regional Tripartite Wages & Productivity Boards (RTWPBs) nationwide, with this year’s theme, “From Striving to Thriving: Reset and Reposition for Impact.”

The Productivity Olympics is a prestigious event that recognizes the best micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in terms of productivity. It is a biennial competition to intensify national awareness and commitments to quality and productivity, and to showcase best designed and successfully implemented productivity improvement programs and practices. 

Further, it aims to recognize MSMEs that demonstrated resilience in their adjustments in business strategies and goals as pandemic change the world of work to achieve their targets, sustain growth, and contribute to economic recovery, and those that have upgraded their technologies and innovation capacity, preserved employment and kept their employees engaged and committed to organizational goals. 

This year, RTWPB Caraga declares eleven (11) MSMEs from the different provinces as Regional Productivity Winners. These MSMEs were chosen based on their exemplary productivity performance and innovative approaches in improving their operation. The regional winners are as follows:

Name of Establishment

Province

Category

Establishment Size

San Isidro Upland Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (SIUFMULCO

Santiago, Agusan del Norte

Agribusiness

Small

Citrus Hill Plantation

Barobo, Surigao del Sur

Agribusiness

Micro

Amparitas Integrated Farm

Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur

Agribusiness

Small

Allen Stick and Trading

Trento, Agusan del Sur

Industry

Micro

Southway College of Technology(SOCOTECH)

San Francisco, Agusan del Sur

Service

Medium

Surigao del Sur Electric Cooperative – I (SURSECO-I)

Mangagoy, Bislig City, Surigao del Sur

Industry

Medium

Tabon Secondary Teachers and Employees Cooperative (TASETEMCO)

Bislig City, Surigao del Sur

Service

Micro

Mangagoy Farmers  Fisherfolks and Community MPC (MAFFISCO)

Mangagoy, Bislig City, Surigao del Sur

Industry

Small

Socorro Empowered People’s Cooperative(SOEMCO)

Socorro, Surigao del Norte

Service

Medium

Hinatuan Mining Corporation (HMC)

Talavera, Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte

Industry

Medium

St. Paul University Hospital (SPUH)

Surigao City, Surigao del Norte

Service

Medium

 

 

 

 

The abovementioned establishments demonstrated excellent performances in terms of productivity improvement, business excellence, workers’ engagement innovation and green practices, and social responsibilities. They served as examples among others to emulate best practices, and are testaments to the importance of productivity in the growth and success of MSMEs in the country. (RTWB-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)