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  1. AirAsia scraps fuel surcharge amid lower oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    TODAY reports: The budget airline scrapped its fuel surcharges across all carriers, including the long-haul AirAsia X, as oil prices are currently below US$50 after months of decline. SINGAPORE: Malaysia-based airline AirAsia, citing falling global oil prices, scrapped its fuel surcharges from Monday across all its carriers, including the long-haul AirAsia X. "We are only able to implement it now, but we believe removing fuel surcharge and reducing travel costs will be a huge boost to the tourism industry," said Mr Fernandes, whose budget carrier was confronted with its biggest crisis last month after flight QZ8501, with 162 people on board, crashed into the Java Sea during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.

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  2. Fire destroys police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sun-Star

    FIRE. Firefighters make sure the fire that hit Sitio Alegre, Barangay Basak-San Nicolas, Cebu City doesn't reignite. THE Cebu Provincial Police Office formed a three-man panel to investigate the fire that gutted the police station in Barangay Poblacion, Danao City.

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  3. Ni al: Bob Marley, Freddie Aguilar in Miss URead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    It was Bob Marley in my head as I wrote this post-Miss Universe piece yesterday. Blame it on Miss Jamaica.

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  4. Cebu fire burns 51 houses, leaves 93...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Close to a hundred families were left homeless after a blaze hit Barangay Basak-San Nicolas, Cebu City Monday afternoon. At least 51 houses in Sitio Colo-Isla Verde went up in smoke, while firefighters struggled to reach them using the community's narrow pathways.

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  5. 2016 elections - could slow down' investments in the Philippines: bankerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE possibility of fewer investments is seen this year with the presidential election a year away, said some industry officers. Cebu Bankers Club president Gino Gonzales said in an interview that although the major outlook for 2015 is positive, the election set on May 9 next year might affect investors' decisions to pour money into the country.

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  6. Apec SOM-1 startsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Senior officials from the 21 members-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation on Monday kicked off the First Senior Officials' meeting at the Clark and Subic Freeport Zones to discuss several cooperation mechanisms on a wide range of areas in the region. Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Charles Jose said the SOM-1, which serves as the first comprehensive Senior Officials' Meeting for this year, will be composed of more than 30 working groups and committee-level meetings, which will run from January 26 to February 7. The event commenced with simultaneous sessions on illegal logging, health, anti-corruption, custom procedures, ocean and fisheries, and life sciences.

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  7. Faces of societyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    AS LIFE moves to the familiarity of daily existence, stories never cease to escape the scrutiny of creatives. In the case of a visual artist, scenarios-grand or trivial, fleeting or abiding-circulate freely as they enter the imagination.

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  8. Bishop Cortes urges faithful: Pray for success of 51st International Eucharistic Congress in 2016Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    The Most Rev. Julito B. Cortes, bishop of the Diocese of Dumaguete, has exhorted the Catholic faithful to pray for the success of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress scheduled in January 2016 in Cebu City, the Philippines.

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  9. AirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia on Monday scrapped fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices. Chief Executive Tony Fernandes said the move will help reduce travel costs, stimulate demand and boost tourism in the region.

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  10. FIBA officials to assess PH hosting capabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    A three-man delegation will arrive on Tuesday for an ocular inspection of the Philippines' bid to host the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup. The FIBA Evaluation Commission team sent to the country is composed of sports director Lubo Kotleeba, media and marketing director Frank Leenders, and events director Predrag Bogosavljev.

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  11. Philippines' urban density getting worse - World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines The country's urban areas, particularly Metro Manila, is getting more populated and is showing no signs of slowing down, according to a recent report by the World Bank. The World Bank's East Asia's Changing Urban Land Escape report showed that the Philippines has the fifth-largest populated urban areas in the region, increasing at a rate of 3.3 percent annually to 23 million in 2010 from only 17 million people in 2000.

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  12. Honeyman: FiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    WHENEVER a problem arises, it is important to understand the underlying causes and relative importance of these causes. Corrective actions can be applied especially to the main cause .

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  13. Veco gets provisional nod from ERCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    THE Visayan Electric Company has been granted a provisional authority by the Energy Regulatory Commission on the firm's plan to collect from consumers the P78-million recovery cost of the underground cabling project it implemented from the Cebu Provincial Capitol to Fuente Osmena Circle. The Veco project was inaugurated in October 2014; another underground cabling project, which will cover the stretch from Fuente Osmena to the Land Bank of the Philippines on Osmena Blvd., will be implemented this year.

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  14. P52.1-M fine on Cebu Pacific to go to national treasuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABS-CBN News

    The Civil Aeronautics Board yesterday said the P52.1-million fine imposed on Cebu Air Inc. would not be used to compensate passengers affected by flight delays and cancellations during the Christmas holidays. CAB executive director Carmelo Arcilla said the fine against the Gokongwei-led budget airline would go to the national treasury, as mandated by Republic Act 776 or the Civil Aeronautics Act of the Philippines.

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  15. Cebu fire destroys P6MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    Some P6.19 million worth of properties were destroyed by a fire that gutted a police station and six government offices in Barangay Poblacion, Danao City last Saturday night. Investigators have to confirm what caused the fire that ruined the offices of the police, social workers and other government employees, but faulty wiring or an unattended electrical appliance are being considered.

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  16. Mongaya: Global VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    LINKING up with people who can help our local causes is something I like when participating in global conferences like the recent Global Voices Citizen Media Summit at the Cebu Provincial Capitol. In the panel on indigenous languages and online media, for instance, I found myself seated beside anthropologist and heritage advocate Joy Gerra, Bob Reyes of Mozilla, and Eugene Alvin Villar of Wikipedia Philippines.

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  17. CCCI to hold workshop on customer satisfactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    IN LINE with the commitment of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry to develop programs to strengthen the capabilities of its members and in anticipation of the Asean Economic Integration this year, the group will hold a workshop on customer satisfaction. CCCI and AGF Philippines will conduct a seminar on "Effective Customer Retention and Satisfaction" on Jan. 30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Golden Valley Hotel on A. Pelaez St., Cebu City.

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  18. Costanilla: Three musical eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    SUCCESSFUL. Three major musical events dedicated to Senor Sto. Nino whose feast we marked last week were hugely successful, thanks to the active participation and teamwork of all those involved from the planning stage up to the execution level.

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  19. More traffic schemesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    CHILL. Crystelle Suplaag, 7, a Grade 1 student of Balamban, Cebu, who turns 8 tomorrow, enjoys her time at the Plaza Independencia with her older sister after lighting a candle at the Basilica del Santo Nino.

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  20. Move on, prelate advises AquinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma advised President Benigno Aquino III on Sunday to "move forward" rather than linger on the alleged crimes committed by the previous administration. Aquino issued a stinging statement against the Philippine clergy when Pope Francis was a guest of Malacanang last January 16, saying they had fallen silent in the face of the anomalies allegedly committed by the administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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