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Eco-park faces improvement to ensure optimal utilization

By Jason B. Neola

NAGA CITY — The city government thru the Naga City Ecology Park Botanical, Zoological and Recreational Center Development (BZRCD) Task Force is finalizing the blueprint for the Naga City Ecological Park’s physical improvement to ensure its optimal utilization as recreation center.

The project, which is being pursued as mandated by Executive Order 2016-016 which was issued by Mayor John G. Bongat on June 24, this year, aims to develop the present park into Naga City Ecology Park Botanical, Zoological and Recreation Center to realize its potential by developing and converting it into an economic enterprise.

Mayor Bongat said that the task force is commissioned to draft, consolidate, and present proposals for the development of the facility to be able to offer enjoyment, education and benefit to the people.

Bicol biz month all set for Nov. 7 opening

By Jason B. Neola

RIDING high on the theme “Onward Powerhouse Bicolandia,” all is set for the final opening of Bicol Business Month 2016 on November 7 at SM City Naga and at various other venues for the succeeding events lined up for this year’s biggest trade and business event.

The Bicol Business Month is an annual activity spearheaded by the Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the strong support of the City Government of Naga and various partner agencies from both the government and private sectors.

Joe Perez, this year’s BBM chair, said that an array of guests and speakers led by no less than Vice President Leni Robredo who will address the Women’s Congress slated on Nov. 26 will top bill the different seminars, forums and symposia to highlight Bicol’s coming of age as an emerging socio-economic powerhouse in this part of the Luzon south of Manila.

Naga to operate action center vs natural, man-made hazards


By Jason B. Neola

NAGA CITY — The city government here is adopting a system that will provide the Nagueños a more effective, if not the best, way to respond to natural and man-made risks.

The project seeks the establishment of an upgraded, up-scaled and integrated disaster and risk reduction management system as mandated by an ordinance known as the Naga City Integrated Emergency Response and Resilience Resource Action Center, otherwise abbreviated as NC IE3RAC.

Incorporated in the establishment of the NC IE3RAC is the construction of a multimillion-peso facility or action center that will house a central communication center, the core of coordination and communication system that will be equipped with the most advanced technology available.