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Bringing government services closer to the people
THE Ombudsman Regional Office is celebrating its 8th Anniversary in the service of the people of Western Visayas through a Caravan of Government Services.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Malilong: Tommy's defense of PDAF
YOU HAVE to give it to former Cebu City mayor Tomas OsmeA a. He doesn't back down from a good argument even if it means taking the unpopular side.
29 pupils bag international Mathematics...
A TOTAL of 29 pupils in nine public and private schools in Iloilo City recently bagged awards in four international Mathematics competitions held in China.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
P21-B Lgu fund in 2015 not 'pork " lawmaker
The P21 billion set aside in the 2015 national budget for barangay communities and local government units is not part of the controversial Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel as claimed by leftist groups, Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone said yesterday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Regional museum up in Iloilo City
THE Iloilo City Council has approved an ordinance calling for a deed of donation by and between the City Government and the National Museum, relative to the donation of the old Jaro municipal hall for the establishment of a Regional Museum extension office in the city.
Philippines: Vocal DAP critic Bayan Muna Neri Colmenares also got P25M from fund
MANILA, Philippines-One of the most vocal critics of the Disbursement Acceleration Program in the House of Representatives was allocated the economic stimulus fund that the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Ilonggo solons support MIWD privatization
REPRESENTATIVE Jerry P. Trenas of Iloilo City's lone district is enthusiastic that several Ilonggo congressmen are supporting his resolution strongly urging the Local Water Utilities Administration and the Metro Iloilo Water District to initiate the process of privatization of the local water district.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Tax talk with city bizmen set August 14-15
ORGANIZATION officials of some 350 small, medium and large companies based in Iloilo City will once again sit in a round table discussion and subsequent public consultation on August 14-15, 2014 on the proposed increase of real property taxes effective January 1, 2015.
DPWH to build P1.73-B water supply projects in 30 tourism areas: Singson
President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the Philippine Travel Agencies Association 21st Travel Tour Expo 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Seashell Drive, Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City on Friday with the theme: "Love Life, Love Travel."
Organic agriculture gaining ground in Western Visayas
Organic agriculture is fast gaining ground with the farming sector of Western Visayas as more Ilonggos are apt to appreciate health foods as well as protect the environment from toxic and poisonous chemicals.
Megaworld income surges 289%
MEGAWORLD posted a net income of P16.44-billion for the first half of 2014, 289 percent higher than the P4.23-billion for the same period in 2013 due to strong residential sales in its various townships, particularly in Newport City, Uptown Bonifacio, McKinley Hill and Eastwood City; and higher leasing income from its office and retail portfolio.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
NCCA opens cultural grants for 2015
THE National Commission on Culture and the Arts has sounded the call for submission of project proposals for competitive grants in 2015.
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.
Bacolod's newest diagnostic center
The grand opening started with a motorcade, followed by the blessing of the center officiated by Msgr.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Davao left out anew
The city is excluded from the list of key areas all over the country to play host to Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2015 meetings that will kick off in December 2014.
Guv inaugurates 19 classrooms in Lambunao
ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. inaugurated Thursday 19 new classrooms at the Lambunao East Campus of Lambunao National High School .