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CEZA joins The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) in celebrating the International Day Against Trafficking (IDAT) activity which aims to promote awareness on Human Trafficking with a theme “Wakasan ang Human Trafficking, Ito’y Ating Tungkulin”.In Photo: Head Technical Assistant and Officer-in-Charge of CEZA Cagayan Offices Laurence M. Umayam receives Certificate of Appreciation awarded to CEZA by DSWD and IACAT for its continuous and active support in the realizationof the Regional Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking’s goal to eliminate human trafficking in Region IITrafficking’s goal to eliminate human trafficking in Region II

Regional Inter-Agency Council  Against Trafficking 02
 
■CEZA PAMASKONG HANDOG 2017 WITH LGU-STA. ANA

Every December, CEZA expresses its gratitude and appreciation to the community by holding gift-giving activities. For this activity, CEZA invites its locators and other supporters to participate in the event through sponsorship or donation of gift packages. CEZA, then organizes a thanksgiving and children’s party and goes around the area to distribute gifts.

On December 4-5, 2017, 700 grocery packages were distributed to indigent families in the various barangays. This was made possible with the sponsorship of CEZA locator, Cagayan Holiday and Leisure Resort Co.

On December 09, 2017 CEZA, headed by Laurence M. Umayam, Officer-in-Charge of CEZA Cagayan Offices together with Mayor Darwin Tobias of LGU- Sta. Ana held its yearly “Pamaskong Handog” activity participated in by 350 children and their parents/guardian.

CEZA PAMASKONG HANDOG 2017 WITH LGU-STA. ANA

CEZA PAMASKONG HANDOG 2017 WITH LGU-STA. ANA

CEZA PAMASKONG HANDOG 2017 WITH LGU-STA. ANA

■ November 21, 2017

Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods

Cagayan Economic Zone Authority Administrator & CEO Sec. Raul L. Lambino together with Officer-in-Charge of CEZA Cagayan Offices Laurence M. Umayam and CEZA Board of Directors Mr. Jaime Escano, Mr. Arturo Baustista, Mr. Ernesto Fueconcillo and Mr. Jose Balagan Sr. visited the flood hit barangays in Santa Ana, Cagayan on November 18, 2017 to personally oversee the distribution of relief goods to the families affected by flooding and landslide due to heavy rains brought by the convergence of the Northeast Monsoon and the tail-end of a cold front last November 4-8.

Sec. Lambino in partnership with the officials of the Local Government Unit of Santa Ana distributed the relief goods in an activity dubbed as ALAY KAPWA PARA SA MGA NASALANTA NG BAHA 2017.

The devastation caused two casualties and has affected 5, 773 families, of which 29 houses were totally washed out. Sec. Raul Lambino directed OIC Umayam and CEZA officials to immediately take all the needed steps to ensure that relief services are provided speedily, to cover all the 16 barangays of the municipality of Santa Ana.

Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods
Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods
Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods
Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods
Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods
Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods

Sec. Lambino visits flood victims; distributes relief goods

 

■ CEZA Disaster Response Team in Action:

Since November 1-8, 2017 a Low Pressure Area has brought continuous heavy rains upon Cagayan and some adjacent Provinces in the Region. The CEZA Disaster Response Team composed of the Environment, Security, Community Development, Engineering and Support Services headed by MR. LAURENCE A. UMAYAM, CEZA OIC Sta. Ana have anticipated the aggravating effects of this developing weather condition by taking the following actions:

Succeeding clearing operations of landslide areas

Succeeding clearing operations of landslide areas

The Team disseminated advisories together with the Local Government Unit of Sta Ana/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, Local PNP and other friendly forces to the concerned barangays to warn the public.

Landslide at Limbus, Rapuli

Landslide at Limbus, Rapuli

CEZA Disaster Response Team together with the uniformed services consisting of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), and other friendly forces augmented their search and rescue (SAR) assets already operating in the entire municipality, to include the following:

CEZA Heavy Equipments such as the bulldozer and backhoe carried to the sites to rescue in the clearing of landslides in Dalupang, San Vicente, Visitacion, Kapanikian, Casagan, Rapuli and some affected Barangays of Sta Ana;

Landslide at Limbus, Rapuli

Clearing Operations at Dalupang, San Vicente

Clearing Operations at Dalupang, San Vicente

Pre-emptive evacuations were conducted at the Barangay level. However, some residents particularly in the area of San Vicente, Cagayan initially refused but eventually acceded to be evacuated;

Coordination with Barangay Officials of Centro, Sta.Ana

Coordination with Barangay Officials of Centro, Sta.Ana

CEZA backhoe does the deeper excavation of drainage canals along side of the roads within Barangays of Centro and Visitacion to fasten discharge flood water; and

The team also joined the PNP and local officials for the search and rescue of some noted casualties in the affected areas.

Clearing Operations at Dalupang, San Vicente

Clearing Operations at Dalupang, San Vicente

FAMILIES AFFECTED WITH FLOOD

BARANGAY AND NO. OF AFFECTED FAMILIES
STA CLARA – 263
DUNGEG- 25
MAREDE – 166
CASAGAN – 170
PARADA BATU – 90
STA CRUZ  – 120
TANGATAN – 453
PALAWIG – 725
SAN VICENTE  – 1171
CASAMBALANGAN – 125
VISITACION -  220
RAPULI – 177
DIORA ZINUNGAN – 200
CENTRO -  1329
KAPANIKIAN – 213
PATUNUNGAN – 328
TOTAL  – 5,773

Clearing Operations at Dalupang, San Vicente

Clearing Operations at Dalupang, San Vicente

 

TOTAL NO. OF CASUALTIES
BARANGAY: SAN VICENTE and RAPULI

TOTAL – 2

Bayanihan Spirit at Work

Bayanihan Spirit at Work

TOTALLY WASHED OUT HOUSES AFFECTED BY LANDSLIDES/SOIL EROSIONS = 29

Bayanihan Spirit at Work

Bayanihan Spirit at Work

Coordination with Barangay Officials of Centro, Sta.Ana

Coordination with Barangay Officials of Centro, Sta.Ana

Bayanihan Spirit at Work

Bayanihan Spirit at Work

October 03, 2017 to Present

CEZA Pasig Office
Quality Management System Sessions for ISO 9001:2015

CEZA is currently working on its accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 and organized a Quality Management System (QMS) Core Team to undergo the necessary preparations for the said accreditation.

CEZA endeavors to improve internal efficiency and effectiveness, provide quality service to its customers, enhance customer satisfaction and improve its overall performance as a government-owned and controlled corporation.

 

CEZA - Quality Management System Sessions for ISO 9001:2015

CEZA - Quality Management System Sessions for ISO 9001:2015

CEZA - Quality Management System Sessions for ISO 9001:2015

CEZA - Quality Management System Sessions for ISO 9001:2015

CEZA - Quality Management System Sessions for ISO 9001:2015

 
 
October 29, 2017
Sta. Ana, Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport
CEZA Sta. Ana Locators and Employees Night
 
CEZA Sta. Ana Locators and Employees Night
CEZA Sta. Ana Locators and Employees Night
CEZA Sta. Ana Locators and Employees Night
 
 
October 16-19, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa

CEZA attended the 2017 International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) Conference on October 16-19, 2017 at Johannesburg, South Africa. The IAGR is composed of representatives from various gaming regulatory organizations throughout the world. Every year, IAGR gathers to encourage and promote cooperation, share information and develop best practices in the gaming industry.

Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
 
 
■ Oct. 09, 2017
PICC , Manila
Sec. Raul Lambino, CEZA Administrator and CEO, Undersecretary Rowel Barba of DTI, Director-General Charito Plaza of PEZA, Deputy Administrator Ray Roquero and Chief of Staff Mike Gonzales of CEZA at the BOI Guinogulan Awards and Invest Philippines Night at the PICC on October 09, 2017 .

Sec. Raul Lambino, CEZA Administrator and CEO, Undersecretary Rowel Barba of DTI, Director-General Charito Plaza of PEZA, Deputy Administrator Ray Roquero and Chief of Staff Mike Gonzales of CEZA at the BOI Guinogulan Awards and Invest Philippines Night at the PICC on October 09, 2017 .

 

■ Sept. 30-Oct. 06, 2017
Tokyo, Japan
CEZA also participated in the Philippine Investment Promotion Plan (PIPP) Campaign on September 30 to October 06, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. This is an annual campaign participated by the country’s investment promotions agencies and aims to promote the Philippines as an investment option to specific targeted markets worldwide.
With Sec. Raul Lambino of CEZA, Usec. Ceferino Rodolfo of DTI and Sumitomo Japan Officers led by GM Akira Nozaki at the PH IPA business matching in PTIC Tokyo

Sec. Raul Lambino, CEZA Administrator and CEO, Usec. Ceferino Rodolfo of DTI, OIC Deputy Administrator Ray Roquero, and Sumitomo Japan Officers led by GM Akira Nozaki at the PH IPA business matching in Tokyo, Japan.

CEZA’s Deputy Administrator Geoffrey Cabalza and OIC/Deputy Administrator for Planning, Business Development and Investment Raymundo Roquero.

CEZA’s Deputy Administrator Geoffrey Cabalza and OIC/Deputy Administrator for Planning, Business Development and Investment Raymundo Roquero.

With DOT tourism attache Verna Buensuceso and Yasuhiko Yokohama at the IPA investment promotion mission in Tokyo

With DOT tourism attache Verna Buensuceso and Yasuhiko Yokohama at the IPA investment promotion mission in Tokyo.

Part of a big Japanese business group that attended in the PH investment promotion forum in Tokyo.

Part of a big Japanese business group that attended in the PH investment promotion forum in Tokyo.

Business interaction at the sidelines of the PH IPA trade mission in Tokyo

Business interaction at the sidelines of the PH IPA trade mission in Tokyo.

Courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel in Tokyo with the Philippine Investment Promotion Agency delegation led by Sec. Raul L. Lambino of CEZA.

Courtesy call on Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel in Tokyo with the Philippine Investment Promotion Agency delegation led by Sec. Raul L. Lambino of CEZA.

Tokyo Japan

At the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo

At the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo.

With the Japan External Trade Organization officials led by Dr. Yuri Sato.

With the Japan External Trade Organization officials led by Dr. Yuri Sato.

 
Sept. 13, 2017
Sta. Ana, Cagayan
Investment dinner meeting at the Avalon Resorts at CEZA in Santa Ana, Cagayan.

Investment dinner meeting at the Avalon Resorts at CEZA in Santa Ana, Cagayan.

 

Sept. 04-09, 2017
Vladivostok, Russia

CEZA was part of the Philippine delegation led by DTI sent to conduct a trade and investment scoping mission and to participate in the Eastern Economic Forum on September 04-09, 2017 at Vladivostok, Russia. The mission aimed to promote Philippine trade and investment opportunities to Russian importers and buyers of food products, government representatives of the Primorsky Territory, officials and members of the Primorsky Chamber of Commerce and Industry, officials of the commercial port of Vladivostok, and the Far Eastern Development Corporation. Philippine delegates included representatives from CEZA, the Department of Agriculture (DA), PEZA, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Philippines-Russia Business Council (PRBC), the Philippine-Russian Business Assembly, Inc. (PRBA), and the Mindanao Banana Farmers & Exporters Association (MBFEA). This opportunity became a significant platform to increase trade and investment between the country and Russia. The country intends to supply Russia high-quality export products of food and agricultural products, garments, personal care products. It also offers opportunities in electronics, IT-BPM, tourism, retail trade, oil and gas, aerospace, energy, and, parallel with the current administration’s “Build Build Build” program, investment potential in the sectors of infrastructure and public-private partnership (PPP) projects.

The PH delegation to the Eastern Economic Forum.

The PH delegation to the Eastern Economic Forum.

Groupie after the top heavy business cum political forum, entitled " The Russian Far East: Creating a New Reality", at the closing day of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok

Groupie after the top heavy business cum political forum, entitled ” The Russian Far East: Creating a New Reality”, at the closing day of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

A pose after the signing of an MOU between RosCongress and the PH-Russia Business Association at the Eastern Economic Forum.

A pose after the signing of an MOU between RosCongress and the PH-Russia Business Association at the Eastern Economic Forum.

The Philippine delegates of the Far East Economic Forum.

The Philippine delegates of the Far East Economic Forum.

Chief of Staff Mike Gonzales and Senior Deputy Administrator Byron San Pedro joining Sec. Lambino at an investment and trade mission on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia

Chief of Staff Mike Gonzales and Senior Deputy Administrator Byron San Pedro joining Sec. Lambino at an investment and trade mission on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia.

Pres. Duterte's trademark invades the Russian port city of Vladivostok during a visit to the Advanced Special Economic Zone.

Pres. Duterte’s trademark invades the Russian port city of Vladivostok during a visit to the Advanced Special Economic Zone.

The CEZA team with PEZA Director-General Charito Plaza and other delegates at the apex of Eagle's Nest overlooking the booming port city of Vladivostok, Russia

The CEZA team with PEZA Director-General Charito Plaza and other delegates at the apex of Eagle’s Nest overlooking the booming port city of Vladivostok, Russia.

Officials in the Port of Vladivostok and members of the PH trade and investment delegation to the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia

Officials in the Port of Vladivostok and members of the PH trade and investment delegation to the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia.

 

August 05-12, 2017
Australia

CEZA was part of the Philippine Investment Promotion Plan (PIPP) Investment Roadshow delegation that visited Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia on August 05-12, 2017. The event was organized by the Board of Investments (BOI), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Australia-Philippines Business Council and was participated by the heads of CEZA, the Philippine Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), Clark Development Corporation (CDC), Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB), Mindanao Development Authority (MINDA), Zamboanga City Economic Zone Authority (ZCEZA) and BOI Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The roadshow spurred interest of potential Australian investors, particularly in agriculture, ecotourism and outsourcing, which are said to be the areas of deep interest for Australian investors.

Sec. Raul Lambino, CEZA A/CEO (center front) with DTI Undersecretary Rowel Barba and the heads of BCDA, SBMA, CDC, AFAB, MINDA, ZCEZA and BOI ARMM during the Invest Philippines roadshow in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia.

Sec. Raul Lambino, CEZA A/CEO (center front) with DTI Undersecretary Rowel Barba and the heads of BCDA, SBMA, CDC, AFAB, MINDA, ZCEZA and BOI ARMM during the Invest Philippines roadshow in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia.