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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Celebrating friendships

WE ALL should have at least one or two close friends to confide with-someone to call when we are stressed or sad, and all the more when we are happy and celebrating the gifts of life.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sun-Star

Lawyers condemn JDF scrap move

HE Integrated Bar of the Philippines Cebu City Chapter condemns House Bill 4738, which seeks to abolish the Judiciary Development Fund , which was created 30 years ago.

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Sun-Star

Labor group seeks P85 wage increase

A LABOR group in Negros Occidental filed a petition for an P85 increase in minimum wage before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board Region 6 in Iloilo City.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sun-Star

Glenda' death toll rises to 94

The death toll from Typhoon Glenda that barreled through Luzon and Visayas last week continued to increase, with 94 fatalities as of Sunday morning, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

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ABS-CBN News

Catholic devotees told: Medals, scapulars not magic

A priest in Jaro, Iloilo has issued a reminder to Catholic devotees that scapulars and medals have nothing to do with magic.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sun-Star

Expanding tourism relations with Singapore and Malaysia

The challenge to meet this goal does not depend only on traditional Philippine destinations that have been marketed abroad over and over again for many years.

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Philippines Today

1,000 poor city families benefit from DAP

A total of 1,000 families living along the river banks and other danger zones in this city are recipients of the Php100 million fund from the Development Acceleration Program of President Benigno Aquino III.

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Sun-Star

Iloilo braces for first waste-to-energy project

EVERYTHING is set for a joint venture agreement on the P1.3 billion solid waste-to-energy project at the Calajunan dumpsite, Mandurriao district, Iloilo City.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sun-Star

Illegal quarry in Jalaur River no proof

THE fact-finding committee created by Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. found no concrete evidence to prove that illegal sand quarry existed in Jalaur River along Sitio Pandan, Barangay Nabitasan, Leganes town.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sun-Star

5th Private Sector Representatives confab slated

MORE than 200 delegates from different parts of the country are expected to participate in the 5th RDC Private Sector Representatives' National Convention on August 13-15 in Diversion21 Hotel, Benigno Aquino Drive, Iloilo City.

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NEWS.com.au

Typhoon cuts off Manila, five dead

THE Australian embassy is among others to voice concern over the detention of staff from a Jakarta school where police are investigating abuse claims.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBC News

Canada's 2013 DART mission to the Philippines cost $29M

A member of the Canadian military's Disaster Assistance Response Team examines a child in the Philippines, where hundreds of thousands of people were trying to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan struck.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Serious Eats

Coconut, Vinegar and a Whole Lotta Pork: An Introduction to Filipino Cuisine

In restaurant circles, the dreaded F-word - fusion - is usually reserved to describe some sort of disparate multi-culti combination, like sauce soubise on top of tamales.

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Philippines Today

City mayor hopeful on proposed LTR in Panay Island

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is optimistic that his request for a feasibility study for the proposed Light Railway Transport in Panay Island will be acted upon soon by the Department of Transportation and Communications .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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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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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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