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Calgarians grieve at funerals for stabbing victims
Family and friends gathered this week to mourn the victims of last Tuesday's stabbing attack at a Calgary house party.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
City council okays P7.4M supplemental budget
THE Iloilo City Council has approved without cut the P7.415-million General Fund Supplemental Budget No.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.