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Local news for Cebu, Philippines continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

AGI plans to build 10,000 hotel rooms in 6 years

Alliance Global Group, Inc. , the investment holding company of tycoon Andrew Tan, is aggressively expanding its hotel business with the aim of becoming the country's top hotel owner in six years.

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6 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Many Philippine bishops back amendment against pork-barrel spending

At least 73 bishops in the Philippines have lent their support to a petition calling for a constitutional amendment against pork-barrel spending, according to a UCA News report.

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10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Intisari Mulia invests on brand new Fuso trucks and Mitsubishi vehicles

Fast-growing consumer products distributor Intisari Mulia International Inc. recently invested on brand new Fuso Canter trucks and Mitsubishi vehicles in preparation for its business and market expansion in the Philippines.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: In word and deed

According to reports, when the former cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio visited Brazil for World Youth Day in July 2013-his first overseas trip after being elected pope and taking the name of Francis-he was met with rapt crowds of Brazilians and young people from all over the world chanting "Francesco, Francesco," but that when he spoke to them, he ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Roperos: Service concerns

THE other day my sister, who is the youngest in the family at 70 years old, called me and said that the request she made from the Bureau of Immigration here a couple of months ago has been unanswered yet.

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Sun-Star

Neri: People

BIRTHDAY CELEBRANT. Judge Esperanza Garcia and husband, former Cebu governor and 3rd district congressman Pablo Garcia during her birthday lunch at the penthouse of the Cebu CFI Bldg.

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Sun-Star

Culture of tourism' to boost arrivals

EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS. Consul Robert Lim Joseph, who is chair emeritus of various tourism organizations, says fostering a culture of tourism "is everybody's business."

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Anchoress

Sisters Rescuing Women from Sex Trades

They are the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries , and who looking at them could imagine that they have taken upon themselves - as have so many great missionary sisters before them - such difficult work, serving populations invisible to so many? In a red-light district in Cebu, central Philippines, the taxi stopped when its passenger called out, ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

Visayas power grid gets additional 82 megawatts

MANILA, Philippines The Visayas region will receive an additional 82-megawatts to boost the existing capacity of the grid in efforts to address a possible shortfall of supply.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sun-Star

Project eyes water security

This was stressed by Jay Tecson, head of the Be Secure Project, which is funded by the US Agency for International Development .

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Philippines Today

Greenpeace cites need for stronger law to protect sharks in PHL

An official of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said they are hoping a stronger national law will be crafted to regulate activities involving sharks in the Philippines.

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Sun-Star

Study proposes 5 bridges

ISLAND'S FUTURE. If a study by the Japan International Cooperation Agency is followed, a third bridge would rise connecting Mactan and mainland Cebu through Shell Island, which used to be a fuel depot and later a facility of the University of Cebu's maritime department.

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Sun-Star

More MSMEs seen to benefit from fund

MORE micro, small and medium enterprises will get access to credit at a relatively lower cost or even without collateral after the Province of Cebu contributed P3 million to the Credit Surety Fund program.

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Philippines Today

DOH predicts Filipinos with HIV/AIDS to hit 32,000 by end of 2014

The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health .

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ABS-CBN News

Japanese shipbuilder to boost production, jobs in Cebu

Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu Inc. president Hitoshi Kono, Philippine Economic Zone Authority director general Lilia de Lima, and Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WebWire

CEB's 1H net profit surges to PHP 3B

The Philippines' leading carrier, Cebu Pacific , reported its net income for the first half of 2014 at PHP 3B, an increase from Php 257M for the same period last year.

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Sun-Star

Easy Taxi offers - Zero Booking Fee' promo this August

EASY Taxi, the world's largest taxi booking app, is offering a "Zero Booking Fee" promo for taxi passengers in Cebu and Manila starting Aug. 4 until Sept.

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Sun-Star

PH hotels, resorts - ready to compete globally'

A TEAM of international experts reported that Philippine hotels and resorts in key island destinations are ready to compete in the global marketplace.

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Sun-Star

Louis Vuitton Voyage Cebu 2014

LOUIS VUITTON has been synonymous with the Art of Travel since it was founded in 1854, designing luggage which- with elegance and ingenuity- has accompanied explorers and pioneers, stars and statesmen, and stylish travelers.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Teen with leukemia becomes pilot for a day

After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year, 18-year-old Jake Sebial immediately thought it would be the end for his dream of becoming a pilot.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Philippines, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

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