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ARMM Approves P290-M Agri Project

(Cotabato City, March 9, 2018), The Regional Board of Investments, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RBOI-ARMM) approved the registration of a Php290 million cavendish banana plantation project owned and managed by EKASALAM AgriVentures  Corporation located in Kauran, Ampatuan, Maguindanao. 

 

RBOI chair and managing head, lawyer Ishak Mastura, said that for the first time in the history of RBOI, the project registered is initiated by one hundred percent Filipino investors residing in the locality who managed  to link with the international banana market particularly Bahrain  and other middle east countries.

 

According to Mastura, the project is a confirmation that Maguindanao Province  is still the top investment hub of the ARMM in terms of agriculture related projects. “Last year, the agency registered non- agri projects but this time, the ARMM is back to agricultural investments basing on the...

Bright Prospects For 2018: Marawi Reconstruction To Boost Investments In ARMM By P38-B Up To P86-B

(Cotabato City, January 3, 2018). The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which is the poorest region in the country, is set to get a big boost in investments, if the plans of the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi proceeds apace and bears fruit as it is envisioned. 
 
Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, Task Force Bangon Marawi chair, announced earlier that the government has received six (6) proposed master plans for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Marawi City, with investment costs ranging from P38 billion to P86 billion. 
 
Whoever is chosen would be subjected to a Swiss challenge, where other developers could submit a competing bid to match the proposal. The government...

ARMM Approves P40-M Water Treatment Plant And Supply Facility

The Regional Board of Investments, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (RBOI-ARMM) approved the registration of a Php40 million Water Filtration Plant operated and managed by Mactan Rock TGV Builders  Corporation at Barangay Makaguiling, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao. 
 
RBOI chair and managing head, lawyer Ishak Mastura, said that the bulk water  supply and treatment investment project involves the construction, installation and operation of 5,000 Cubic Meter Per Day (CMD) water treatment facility tapping the water resource from Simuay River in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao.  
 
“The project is very relevant since we are experiencing water shortages especially during dry season. With this facility, we can now rely on a more stable supply of...

ARMM Bullish On Investments To Rebuild Marawi

"Now is the time to start the rehabilitation process. Though, we are deeply saddened by what happened to Marawi City which is currently in serious ruins however, we have to move forward and turn this crisis into opportunities”, RBOI chair and managing head, lawyer Ishak V. Mastura, said in a statement during a recently conducted Investments Priorities Plan (IPP) Roadshow   in Cagayan de Oro City organized by the Regional Board of Investments (RBOI), Autonomous Region Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
 
 
Guests who came to the ARMM Investments Priorities Plan (IPP) Roadshow in Cagayan de Oro
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ARMM Joins Hong Kong (HK) Belt And Road Summit In Time For The ASEAN-HK Free Trade Agreement

 

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) regional cabinet economic cluster joined the Belt and Road Summit, the second such Summit sponsored by the Hong Kong government today, September 11, 2017. The theme of the event is "From Vision to Action" and is held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

This is just a day after the Department of Trade and Industry - Board of Investment Undersecretary and Managing Head Ceferino Rodolfo announced that the ASEAN have formally agreed upon a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the sidelines of ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting in Manila. The signing ceremony of the FTA will be in November on the occasion of the ASEAN Summit in Manila.

The ARMM delegation to Hong Kong is led by Regional Board of Investments Chairman Ishak Mastura, who is also the regional cabinet...