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  1. Int'l group backs call to amend fishing lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    REGULATIONS. Conservation groups want government to impose stiffer penalties against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, which left the country's major fi shing grounds overfi shed.


  2. Christmas a time for givingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    EVERY DAY, thousands of rejected individuals are out there, scattered along the streets for survival. Many are lined up along the sidewalks, desperate for alms.


  3. Dec. 22 to 25 Tacloban flights cancelled due to runway rehabRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Cebu Pacific and Tigerair have cancelled flights to and from Tacloban from December 22 to 25 due to the ongoing rehabilitation of the runway at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said the usable runway length at the airport will be limited to only 1,300 meters from December 17 to 25. - 5J 651/652: Manila-Tacloban-Manila - 5J 653/654: Manila-Tacloban-Manila - 5J 657/658: Manila-Tacloban-Manila - 5J 659/660: Manila-Tacloban-Manila - 5J 428/429: Cebu-Tacloban-Cebu Cebu Pacific said the affected passengers may rebook their flights within 30 days from original departure date, or request for a full travel fund or refund.


  4. Capitol: We will not payRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III reiterated that the Capitol will not pay the contractors of the previous administration whose contracts were not authorized by the Cebu Provincial Board . Davide referred to one of the past administration's contractors, Duros Development Corp. , who filed a complaint to claim their unpaid dues.


  5. Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms. Homes, boats, crops, livestock and jobs are all on the line each time the monster winds roar in from the Pacific Ocean, leaving survivors to mourn their dead and pick up the broken pieces, year in and year out.


  6. 6,274 Phl products to enjoy zero duty in EU by Dec 25Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    "The publication on the EU official journal is on the 24th of December. It takes effect one day after the publication," EU Ambassador to the Philippines Guy Ledoux said in a press conference yesterday.


  7. Limpag: A former Wallaby star helps out Cebu DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    HERE'S a not so well-known fact: thanks to an underwear ad, Philippine rugby got noticed. Years back, some members of the Philippine national team posed for an underwear ad that was placed in a strategic location and had politicos fuming mad.


  8. Farmer-to-farmer seed delivery to help Dolores recover from Typhoon HagupitRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Dolores, Eastern Samar, Philippines, 19 December 2014 - A farmer-to-farmer delivery of ecological seeds took place today in Dolores, Eastern Samar in the Philippines to help farmers regenerate agricultural land badly damaged by Typhoon Hagupit. It was the first delivery of seeds to Dolores since the typhoon made a direct hit on the town two weeks ago.


  9. Australian Stock Market Report - Midday December 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    The ASX 200 Index is up 1.3 per cent with the underperforming energy industry this morning's best performer. Office workers are reflected as they walk past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011.


  10. Chinese visitors keep airport terminals busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    A surge in Chinese visitors has again helped Melbourne and Sydney airports to boost the total number of international passing through their terminals in the lead up to the busiest travel period of the year. Australia's two largest airports are relying on international passengers, particularly the Chinese, to help offset slower growth in domestic passengers as Qantas and Virgin Australia curb capacity in the local market.


  11. CORRECTION/Filipino Children Make Gains on Paper, But Reality Lags BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Inter Press Service

    A child rights advocate with the secretariat of the Philippine NGO Coalition on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Baez says, "Teenage pregnancies continue to rise, street children are treated like criminals who are punished, children in conflict with the law and those affected by disasters are not taken care of, and now, with the prevalence of child porn, children know how to video call." "The government has not intervened in protecting children from early marriage and in ending the decades-long war between Muslims and Christians to achieve true and lasting peace."


  12. Swift evacuations show lessons learned from HaiyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | United Methodist Church

    Typhoon Hagupit damaged this home in Taft in the province of Eastern Samar. The typhoon, which made landfall in the Philippines on Dec. 6, is also known in the Philippines as Ruby.


  13. Visayas to promote divingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    THREE regions in the Visayas have come together to promote diving and other tourism-related activities to provide more options and to encourage foreign visitors to stay longer in the country. Department of Tourism 7 Director Rowena Montecillo told reporters yesterday that Regions 6, 7 and 8 have united to come up with one tourism campaign to market Visayas as a diving destination in the international market through the One Visayas tourism platform.


  14. 40 and fabulousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    ALL SMILES. From left, chief executive officer of Salon de Rose Brian Lim, Perl Jacalan, Halei Marmol, Merly Silva Colmenares, Merce Abellana and Atty.


  15. S. Korea to set up consul office in CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sun-Star

    TIES. Korean Consul General Lee Ki-seog met with members of the Cebu Korean Association during the general membership assembly yesterday. In six months, South Korea will open a consulate office in Cebu City, a sign of improving ties between Cebu and the country.


  16. With new fiberglass boats, fishermen no longer fear the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    "MY FATHER has always been a Pescador, our term for fishermen," says Cocoy Garcia, a 38-year old fisherman, as we strolled around his stilt village in Culion, Northern Palawan. "I was nine when he first took me out. 2 comments

  17. Jacob's ladderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sun-Star

    CEBUANO Jacob Lagman, who now plays for St. Mary's College tennis team, will make his NCAA Division 1 debut against California Polytechnic State University on Jan. 19 in San Luis Obispo, California. Lagman, 19, a sports recreation management student majoring in kinesiology, is in Cebu for the Christmas break but he won't be enjoying his vacation at the beach.


  18. Top 10 restaurant searches in PH namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABS-CBN News

    Google Philippines has released on Tuesday its annual roundup of the top terms people have searched for in 2014, which included a list of the most sought after restaurants in the country. Project Pie, which lets diners create their own pizza, topped the list.


  19. Group to help protect Ta onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sun-Star

    AN ORGANIZATION dedicated to protecting oceans set out to address illegal fishing in Tanon Strait, the stretch of sea separating the islands of Cebu and Negros. "Aside from being one of the richest fishing grounds in the country, Tanon Strait also hosts 14 out of 26 species of whales and dolphins in the entire country.


  20. Environment Newsbits for Decmeber 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Manila Bulletin

    Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said in a recent phone interview aired in dzRB Radyo ng Bayan that the Philippines' adoption of the culture of preparedness in the face of continuous worsening of the effects of climate change is one of the major feats of the administration for the year 2014. Valte added that unlike before, officials did not have difficulty in convincing people to go to evacuation centers.