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13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Rotarians lighting up communities

ROTARIANS from Negros, Panay, and southwest Mindanao-comprising the Rotary District 3850-are encouraged to "light up" communities and strengthen the "power of giving and volunteerism," as they continue their community and humanitarian service.

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17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Jimenez: Stop those seat belt, helmet apprehensions

LAST weekend we were in Dumaguete City with some media friends to be part of the gathering of more than 200 big bikers from Ormoc, Bohol, Cebu, Tacloban, Dumaguete, Bacolod, Iloilo, Dapitan and Davao.

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21 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Philippines nabs 44 Taiwanese linked to fraud

Philippine police say they have arrested 44 Taiwanese who allegedly ran an online blackmail syndicate that defrauded victims in China and Taiwan by duping them into thinking their bank accounts have been used by money launderers or terrorists.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sun-Star

P360M allocated for Western Visayas cash-for-work

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Western Visayas is releasing a total of P361.62 million for the cash-for-work program for 84 local government units in the region.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

Allies of Phl president questioned on DAP

HEEDING calls for transparency and accountability, Philippine Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday released documents pertaining to their Disbursement Acceleration Program funds.

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Sun-Star

Maybank holds sale of pre-owned vehicles

THE Yellow Garage Car Sale , Maybank's quality pre-owned vehicle sale, has opened in Cebu and will run until July 31 at the Yellow Garage on M. Sanchez St. Warehouse 5, Brgy.

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Sun-Star

Iloilo student to join children's confab in...

AN 11-YEAR-OLD high school student from Ateneo de Iloilo will represent the Philippines in the 26th Asian Pacific Children's Convention , which will be held in Fukuoka, Japan from July 10 to 24. Ma.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sun-Star

Negros has most leptos deaths in WV

NEGROS Occidental has the highest deaths due to leptospirosis among the provinces in Western Visayas region, according to the data from the Emerging and Pre-Emerging Disease and Control Office of the Department of Health .

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sun-Star

Protests held calling for resignation of...

MILITANT students held on Friday protests in key cities in the country calling for the resignation of President Benigno Aquino III and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad after the Supreme Court declared some parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program unconstitutional.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sun-Star

Iloilo pilots online services for biz permits

THE Iloilo City Government was recently lauded by the National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines for being one of the three local government units in the country to pilot online services for business permits and licenses.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Manila Bulletin

1,110 pass social worker licensure examination

The Professional Regulation Commission yesterday announced that 1,110 out of 2,031 passed the Social Worker Licensure Examination given by the Board for Social Workers in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena and Zamboanga last June 2014.

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Sun-Star

Bizmen slam hike in city's proposed real...

THE business sector in Iloilo City is opposing the proposed new schedule of zonal values of real properties in the city which will take effect on January 1, 2015.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

ABS-CBN News

1,110 pass board exam for social workers

The Professional Regulation Commission announced Wednesday that 1,110 out of 2,031 passed the Social Worker Licensure Examination given by the Board for Social Workers in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, and Zamboanga last June 2014.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Sun-Star

1,000 houses ready for informal settlers

A TOTAL of 1,000 housing units are ready to accommodate informal settlers who were forced to leave the Iloilo River, creeks, and other danger zones in Iloilo City.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Sun-Star

Monument for fallen Ilonggo heroes, soldiers...

ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is planning to put up a monument at the Jaro Plaza with names of Ilonggo soldiers who died in defense of the motherland to preserve and protect democracy, as well as other Ilonggo heroes long forgotten by history.

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Sun-Star

P32M sought for air, water quality cleanup

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources has submitted a proposal for a P32.1-million budget for ambient air and water quality monitoring and clean-up of the Iloilo River and its tributary Calajunan and Dungon creeks.

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Manila Bulletin

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Vice President Jejomar C. Binay has issued a warning on possible high-tech cheating to favor certain candidates in the 2016 presidential elections.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Jejomar Binay and Mar Roxas

Political analysts believe the pork scam will be a make-or-break issue for the 2016 elections, specifically for the administration candidate.

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ABS-CBN News

Binay warns of high-tech poll fraud plans in 2016

"Disturbing reports have reached us about the possible high-tech tampering to favor certain candidates, especially for high offices in 2016," Binay said during the joint convention of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Western and Eastern Visayas in Iloilo.

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ABS-CBN News

Binay blames pork scam on lack of discipline in govt

Vice President Jejomar Binay slammed the lack of discipline in the bureaucracy, which he said was used as a stepping stone to steal from the public coffers.

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