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Central Visayas, Philippines News

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

Yesterday | Sun-Star

Apprehend vehicles without car plates, lights

THE complaints of motorists allegedly being bothered by the rampant apprehension by the traffic authorities of violations of safety belt and safety helmet laws have drawn the ire of many.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Philippines, World News, Opinion

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Monday | Sun-Star

28 Negrense OFWs get assistance

Under the Financial Relief Assistance Program , the Owwa provides aid for overseas workers who are forced to return home.

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Monday | Sun-Star

Orchids to keep the stress away

NOOS president Ana Mercedes Gatuslao said, "Growing orchids is very relaxing, most especially if you live a stressful life.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Philippines, World News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sun-Star

Ways to mitigate oil spill done: 2Go

PENDING the evaluation and final decision of the Maritime Industry Authority board on the investigation of two passenger vessels' collision a year ago, the management of 2Go Group yesterday said it has adopted several measures to mitigate effects of the oil spill.

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Sun-Star

Bacolod celebrates Korea in day-long festival today

THE Bacolod-Korean Friendship Festival is today's main event in the city, featuring various activities at the Bacolod People's House.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Visayas Newsbits for August 15, 2014

Bacolod City, Negros Occ. - The Commission on Elections will hold satellite barangay registration every Saturday from August 23 to September 27. Negros Occidental Provincial Elections Supervisor Jessie Suarez said the activity is based on a new Comelec order to saturate all areas for voters' registration.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sun-Star

Empowering the women in the 3rd District

They learn how to make bath soap, detergent powder, dishwashing liquid and fabric conditioner, and candles which they can use in their homes or sell for an extra income.

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Sun-Star

P4.4M worth of seized illegal drugs...

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency destroyed on Tuesday about P4.4 million worth of shabu and marijuana at the crematorium of Acropolis Gardens in Bacolod City.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sun-Star

Pacete: History on Wheels: Beyond the classroom

SILAY City Tourism Office has been coordinating Silay City Division Office on varied DepEd activities.

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Sun-Star

Police on alert vs Ozamiz rob group

THE Bacolod City Police Office raised its alert level amid reports of the presence anew of members of the Ozamiz robbery group in the city.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Philippines Today

Negros Oriental gears up for World Tourism Week and Buglasan Festival

The Sidlakang Negros Association of Tourism Officers has started discussing initial preparations for different events for the coming months, especially World Tourism Week next month and the province's Buglasan Festival in October.

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Sun-Star

JVR orders student evacuation

THE Talisay City Government has ordered the immediate evacuation of students and teachers from a public elementary school that was hit by landslides since last month.

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Sun-Star

Culture of tourism

IN A SURVEY conducted years ago, and more recently, some selected respondents from the academe and the stakeholders revealed the need to re-tool our human resources to make tourism practices and services more effective and tourist-friendly.

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Sun-Star

4 Negrenses OFWs arriving from Libya

AT LEAST four Negrenses are among the 400 overseas Filipino workers in Libya who are set to arrive in the country on August 15 through repatriation.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Sun-Star

Gawking at old houses

IT MAY be because Davao has very few, or it must be just a fixation. But old cities will always be fascinating because of their... old structures.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sun-Star

Calle Real joins Silay as heritage zones in...

THE National Historical Commission of the Philippines has officially declared the Central Business District or the Calle Real right in the heart of the city as a heritage zone and historical landmark.

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Sun-Star

Visayas lawmakers reiterate support for Aquino

THREE lawmakers from the Visayas region passed a resolution reiterating their support for President Benigno Aquino III, who is facing three separate impeachment complaints at the House of Representatives.

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Manila Bulletin

Visayas Newsbits for August 9, 2014

Bacolod City - Negrenses who have families in Libya can now avail of free calls through facilities offered by the provincial government.

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Sun-Star

Bacolod's newest diagnostic center

The grand opening started with a motorcade, followed by the blessing of the center officiated by Msgr.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sun-Star

Legaspi: Chinese Apostolate in the Diocese

RECENTLY, the Diocese of Bacolod jubilantly celebrated the 50th year of the Chinese Catholic mission in Bacolod.

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