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6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

PLDT rolls out P861-M cable project in Palawan

The project, which became operational last month, involved 620 kilometers submarine fiber optic cables linking Palawan to the rest of PLDT's nationwide network backbone.

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12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

2014 Gawad Parangal awardees hailed

LOCAL chief executives and social workers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao were recognized during the 18th National Social Welfare and Development Forum and General Assembly in Iloilo City on Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sun-Star

2 more Negrense OFWs negative for Mers-CoV

OF THE six overseas Filipino workers in Negros Occidental quarantined for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus tests, two more were found negative as of Tuesday, according to the Provincial Health Office.

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Sun-Star

City council okays P7.4M supplemental budget

THE Iloilo City Council has approved without cut the P7.415-million General Fund Supplemental Budget No.

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ABS-CBN News

Aglipayan priest complains of police harassment

The Iloilo Provincial Police Office has received a letter from the Iglesia Filipina Independiente , detailing alleged harassment committed by some policemen against an Aglipayan priest in Lemery, Iloilo.

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AlertNet

Contributing to Haiyan recovery

Following Typhoon Haiyan, CBM partner 'Association of Disabled Persons Iloilo' Cooperative took an active role in assisting in the disaster recovery.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Antonieta "Toni" B. Wilson

Graveside funeral services for Antonieta "Toni" B. Wilson, 61, of Sycamore will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashburn.

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Sun-Star

City alert up on Mers-Cov

THE Iloilo City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council reconvened Monday to discuss the report on the entry of 18 Ilonggo overseas Filipino workers last April 15 through the Iloilo international airport in Cabatuan, Iloilo.

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Sun-Star

NegOcc named as highest poor household...

NEGROS Occidental was identified with the highest magnitude of poor households based on the revised Philippine Development Plan released recently by Socio-Economic Planning Office.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sun-Star

Honeyman: PPP

LAST week's announcement that the government plans to invite bids for 15 projects worth a total of $14 billion under the Public Private Partnership program over the next 12 months is welcome.

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Sun-Star

Real estate firm sets aside P5B for projects

REAL estate player Cebu Landmasters Inc. is setting aside an initial investment of P5 billion in the next five years to develop an additional 200,000 square meters of floor area for several planned mixed-use developments in Cebu and Cagayan de Oro City.

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Sun-Star

18 Ilonggos in Mers-Cov virus watch

HEALTH officials in Iloilo City are keeping watch of 18 Ilonggos who flew in last Tuesday with an overseas Filipino worker exposed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Abaya confident major DoTC projects will happen before 2016

Despite the delays in the implementation of various transportation infrastructure projects, Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya expressed confidence that his department will be able to bid out and to award most of them before President Aquino's term ends in 2016.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines revises dev''t plan, sets higher infra spending

With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

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Sun-Star

Tigerair offers Piso fare promo

TIGERAIR Philippines is offering a Piso fare promo for travelers who book between April 20 to 22 2014 for their travel break on Jan 1 to March 31, 2015.

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Sun-Star

Tesda allocates P91.3-M for calamity rehab

THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Western Visayas has allocated P91.3 million for emergency response, rehabilitation and recovery for 7,510 beneficiaries in 2014.

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Sun-Star

In the land of Gigantes

A BOAT that had gone all too soon, and an on-the-dot appointment that called for Option B. The overnight ride would've been a leisurely 12-hour sail from the port of Cebu straight to the arms of soft-spoken Ilonggos.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

50,000 Candles Lit For World Recorda and Peace

Thousands of Filipinos joined hands to light over 50,000 candles in the name of world peace Monday night, as they attempted to set a new world record.

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Sun-Star

Iloilo City enhances anti-smoking regulation

THE Iloilo City Government is putting more teeth on the implementation of its anti-smoking ordinance by providing a comprehensive measure starting with owners of business establishments.

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ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Candles form PH map in 'new record'

A Filipino volunteer lights candles during the "Light of Peace in the Philippines" event in Oton, Iloilo.

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