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HIV cases up 500% in PHL: The new HIV cases has increased by 532 percent from 2008 to 2013 and for January to June this year alone, recent reports from Manila said.
THERE may be a third nominee from Cebu in the shortlist of five for the post of deputy ombudsman in the Visayas.
A TEAM Rama ally is asking why former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmena signed and entered into a loan agreement with the Land Bank of the Philippines for the South Road Properties in 1996.
Bright Academy and Play House Children's Center wants a 25-year lease on two hectares in the SRP for a new campus.
Genesis Rana of creative agency Empire teamed up with more than 30 industry practitioners to run the University of Visayas New School of Art and Design , a joint venture between Rana and the Gullas family.
The City Council is set to pass an ordinance updating the City's schedule of fair market values and another ordinance raising business tax rates, with no one opposing the measures in yesterday's public consultation.
AS THE nation commemorates Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr.'s 31st death anniversary today, his son, President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, continues to draw criticism for saying in a television interview that he is open to changing the Constitution.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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."
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)
This was stressed by Jay Tecson, head of the Be Secure Project, which is funded by the US Agency for International Development .
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 07:34 am
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