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1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

42 suspects in telecom fraud ring repatriated from Philippines

The suspects arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on a Philippine Airlines plane under the escort of law enforcement officers from both countries.

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10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Engineers vow to finish JRMP II on time

ENGINEERS of the National Irrigation Administration-Western Visayas have vowed to finish on time the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II in Calinog, Iloilo province.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sun-Star

Agrarian scholarship grads thankful to CARP

A TOTAL of 410 children of agrarian reform farmer beneficiaries in Western Visayas have successfully graduated from their four-year college courses under a 10-year Programang Agraryo Iskolar by producing seven Magna Cum Laude and 30 Cum Laude graduates.

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Sun-Star

Guv lauds SC for upholding ban on - hulbot'...

ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. lauded Wednesday the Supreme Court for upholding the ban on using Danish seine or "hulbot-hulbot" fishing in the Philippine waters.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Asia News Network

Supertyphoon Yolanda: Rehab plans welcome but execs say: Please hurry up

Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino's approval of the rebuilding blueprint Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson had presented for five provinces and Tacloban City.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sun-Star

IP Council of Elders slam oppositionists to...

The chairman of the council of elders of the indigenous peoples community here has slammed those opposing the implementation of the Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project Stage II.

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Sun-Star

Rehab plans for northern Cebu, other Yolanda-hit areas approved

President Benigno Aquino III has approved the implementation of the rehabilitation plans submitted by local government units hit by Typhoon Yolanda in November last year.

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Sun-Star

Police, Army go on full alert today

THE Bacolod City Police Office go on full alert today, July 28, to maintain the peace and order in the city as militant groups are expected to hold protests during President Benigno S. Aquino III's State of the Nation Address this afternoon.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Cultural group wows Guam: Guimbal dance troupe performs in Tumon and at Liberation Day Parade

The visiting Guimbal Performing Arts and Cultural Group put on a high-impact show at the Holiday Resort & Spa Guam on July 20, in front of a diverse audience consisting of local dignitaries, over 30 visiting Philippine government officials, including Congresswoman Sharon Garin, of Iloilo, and Guimbal Mayor Christine Garin as well as local ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sun-Star

The streets of Negros and Iloilo

WILE Davao is steeped in history, we have to admit that this does not go with a good number of old houses and buildings to see and explore.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sun-Star

Loney, I'm Mr. Loney

WHEN we dock at the Iloilo pier from Bacolod, we are actually docking at the wharf named after an important figure in Iloilo history who also figured prominently in Negros.

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Sun-Star

DA honors 11 reg'l Gawad Saka awardees

THE Department of Agriculture office in Western Visayas will honor 11 outstanding individuals and groups as awardees of the Regional Gawad Saka Award 2014 on July 30 in glittering ceremonies at the Iloilo Midtown Hotel.

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Sun-Star

Apec meetings to be held in Iloilo, 5 other...

IT'S final! Iloilo City will host two important ministerial meetings of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation in 2015 out of six regions in the country.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sun-Star

DAP-funded projects in Western Visayas...

Projects funded by the Disbursement Acceleration Fund of President Benigno Aquino III in Western Visayas region are mostly completed and used by the recipients, according to Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Director Edilberto Tayao.

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Philippines Today

Calinog mayor cites 'bogus' IPs behind Jalaur dam opposition

Calinog Mayor Alex Centena cited some outsiders who claimed themselves as Indigenous Peoples to be those opposing the construction of P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II in Calinog, Iloilo.

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Sun-Star

Iloilo City unfazed by power crisis

MAYOR Jed Patrick Mabilog said on Wednesday that Iloilo City has enough power supply unlike in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sun-Star

Marathon hearings held on Writ of Kalikasan...

THE Court of Appeals is conducting marathon hearings since early this year over a petition for the Writ of Kalikasan and subsequent issuance of a temporary environmental protection order against the Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project Stage II.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sun-Star

DOH awards Sandugo regional winners

FIFTY winners composed of individuals in the government and private sector were awarded on Tuesday for their involvement in the Sandugo blood-letting campaign in Western Visayas.

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Sun-Star

Overseas-based, homegrown face-off in Mutya 2014

AFTER several months of screening from overseas Filipino communities and regional search nationwide, Mutya ng Pilipinas announces the 30 official candidates this year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Philippines' Population Expected To Hit 100th Million On July 27

KALIBO, the Philippines, July 22 -- The Philippines' population is expected to reach 100 million on July 27, Xinhua news agency reported.

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