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Sun.Star Davao21 Jan 2016
The Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) and Government Watch-Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) is holding a forum entitled “Deepening Citizen Participation in Politics and Governance Beyond 2016” on January 26, 2016, 12nn-3pm at Xavier hall, Ateneo de Davao Community Center of the First Companion, Davao City.
The forum aims to bring up the issue of the opportunities and threats to deepening citizen participation and participatory governance in the country beyond 2016. The Government Watch (G-Watch) of ASoG has been propagating a way of citizen engagement since 2000 that contributes to improved transparency and accountability in governance.
THE INFRASTRACTURE development committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC) has endorsed four cities and a municipality as the possible site for the establishment of new international airport in the region.
Mario M. Realista, secretary of the committee, said these are Brgy. Madaum in Tagum City; Brgy. Callawa in Davao City; Brgy. Katipunan, Upper Licanan and Little Panay in Panabo City; Island Garden City of Samal and Brgy. San Roque, Sta. Maria in Davao del Sur.
Jan. 06, 2016 ZEA IO MING C. CAPISTRANO
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry will be opening Negosyo Centers in three cities in Davao del Norte province.
DTI Provincial Director Romeo Castañaga said they already negotiated with the city mayors of Tagum, Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) and Panabo for the establishment of Negosyo Centers this year.
December 10, 2015
ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, December 10, 2015 – A total of 1,331 urban poor homeowners association members coming from different barangays all over the island gathered in Babak Gymnasium last December 4 to celebrate the Urban Poor Solidarity Week (UPSW).
The event came with the theme“ MARALITANG TAGALUNGSOD: May K ka sa Tuwid na Daan; Kakayahang Umunlad; Kahalagahan sa Lipunan; Karapatan bilang Mamamayan; Kasali sa Malawakang Pag-unlad”.
Sun.Star Davao21 Dec 2015
IGACOS, Davao del Norte – In its effort to boost tourism, the Department of Tourism in partnership with the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos), lighted up the 20’ Christmas Tree located at the Rotonda, Babak in this city last December 16.
DOT 11 Regional Director Roberto Alabado III said the activity is a “Christmas” support of the department to the number 1 tourist destination here in the region.
“A Christmas support that the Department of Tourism is giving to the number one destination in Davao Region, which is the Island Garden City of Samal. Samal island is actually the jewel of the Davao Gulf because we have the best beaches here, we have the best diving spots, we have the best spots for back watching and naa pa tay daghan nga makit-an ug mga destinations ug attractions nga naa dire although for the past few months there was a touch of darkness that enveloped the city. However, this Christmas season we would like to offer to Island Garden City of Samal the message of hope, the brightness in the island,” Alabado said.
Sun.Star Davao8 Jan 2016
THE BEST. Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) Budget Office headed by Jemelita Quezada Camaso emerges champion in the Search for Pinakamaanyag Nga Opisina 2015, 8th edition of the local government’s Isla Nga Maanyag Program. The office is also adjudged as most clean and orderly and best in Christmas decoration.
ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL (Igacos) -- With the intention to provide the City government’s clients a beautiful and friendly workplace conducive to doing business, the local government here conducted the eighth edition of the Search for Pinakamaanyag Nga Opisina 2015.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao del Norte provincial director Romeo L. Castanaga, second from right, and staff Engr. Maria Marivic Adriatico and Necitas Lazaga, CPA, with Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) Investment Division officer Lludeza Quezada and City Engineering staff inspect the site where the Go Negosyo Center will be constructed. DTI Davao del Norte Province provides P350,000 cash assistance to facilitate establishment of the center to ease doing business and facilitate access to services for MSMEs in Igacos.