Western Visayas, Philippines

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  1. University of Cebu TopnotcherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental Gov. Alfredo Maranon Jr. said on Wednesday that they are still waiting for the budget from the Department of Agriculture to fund the possible cloud seeding operation to... THE lifting of the disallowance by the Commission on Audit on the construction and site development of the New Government Center "finally puts to rest the unending malicious... THE problem on funding for the honorarium of barangay tanods and street sweepers may be solved eventually if the number of barangays is decreased.

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  2. Woman bites off part of tongue of man who attempted to rape herRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    A woman bit off part of the tongue of a man who allegedly attempted to rape her, it has been reported. The 52-year-old man, of Barotac Nuevo town, Iloilo, in the Philippines, is accused of sexually assaulting the woman, local media has reported.

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  3. Pre-schoolers under the heat of the sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    RESIDENTS of Barangay Felisa, site of the open dump of Bacolod City, still complain about the harmful and obnoxious smell from the uncontrolled burning at the open dump site and sanitary landfill... THE Progressive Alliance of Capitol Employees slammed on Tuesday the objection of Provincial Accountant Merly Fortu to its request for financial assistance to fund the annual Employees Day... MAYOR Mauricio Domogan, in coordination with Tuba, Benguet Mayor Florencio Bentrez, directed the composite team of the City Buildings and Architecture Office, City Engineer's Office, Department of... COTABATO Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo has urged members of Congress not to water down the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law so as not to render meaningless the Moro people's aspiration... DESPITE the dispute over right-of-way , the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines continues to reach out to ... (more)

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  4. Seaman natusak-tusak pagluthang sa 2 lalakiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    RESIDENTS of Barangay Felisa, site of the open dump of Bacolod City, still complain about the harmful and obnoxious smell from the uncontrolled burning at the open dump site and sanitary landfill... THE Progressive Alliance of Capitol Employees slammed on Tuesday the objection of Provincial Accountant Merly Fortu to its request for financial assistance to fund the annual Employees Day... THE Bases Conversion and Development Authority has created a help desk to assist sub-lessees affected by the arbitration decision.

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  5. Mayor amenable to One Island-One Region conceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog welcomes to the One Island-One Region concept proposed by officials of Negros Island. Mabilog said he sees no problem with the concept because in Negros Occidental are also called Ilonggos and there is brisk trade between Iloilo and Bacolod and the rest of the Panay provinces.

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  6. Bombero naghukas sa sapotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    RESIDENTS of Barangay Felisa, site of the open dump of Bacolod City, still complain about the harmful and obnoxious smell from the uncontrolled burning at the open dump site and sanitary landfill... THE Progressive Alliance of Capitol Employees slammed on Tuesday the objection of Provincial Accountant Merly Fortu to its request for financial assistance to fund the annual Employees Day... THE Bases Conversion and Development Authority has created a help desk to assist sub-lessees affected by the arbitration decision.

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  7. S nchez: Trash burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    RESIDENTS of Purok Tumpok, Blumentritt, Murcia have all the right to complain against the smoke from the burning open dumpsite in Barangay Felisa, and have requested the Bacolod City government to solve the problem. Off the bat, the Murcia folks need not even ask.

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  8. Visayas needs 120MW more by DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    Frank Carbon, president of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry , said the possible shortfall is forecast by Rey Maleza, supervisor of Energy Industry Management Division of the Department of Energy Cebu Field Office. Carbon said the business sector requested a briefing from Maleza ahead of the Power Summit to be held in Negros Occidental during the last quarter of the year.

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  9. Megaworlda s net income more than double in 2014 on higher real estate salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    Megaworld Corporation, the Philippines' leading integrated urban township developer, said its net income surged last year on higher real estate and rental sales. In a statement Megaworld said its net income rose 139 percent to P21.6 billion last year, inclusive of P12.1-billion non-recurring gain.

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  10. Isla de Gigantes - An island of paradise in the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

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  11. Mayor orders close review of housing beneficiariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    MAYOR Jed Patrick Mabilog has ordered the Iloilo City Urban Poor Affairs Office to closely review and validate beneficiaries and informal settlers who availed themselves of the city's housing units at the relocation sites. Allegations on favoritism and misrepresentation erupted last week in the awarding of housing units at the River Plains Subdivision Phase 1 in Lanit, Jaro to not qualified beneficiaries but related to village chief Rammy Guintibano of Barangay Camalig, Jaro.

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  12. 15 outstanding student leaders to be recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Government will recognize 15 outstanding and graduating high school student leaders in a ceremony on March 26 at SM City Iloilo. Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the "Ang Batang Lider" recognition is the only official award given by the City Government to outstanding student leaders of Iloilo City who are graduating from high school in city-based colleges and universities, private schools and public schools.

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  13. New urban hub planned for CagayanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Sun-Star

    THE Cagayan de Oro City Government is planning to transform the former site of the city airport into its new urban hub. Eileen San Juan, city investment and promotion officer, said Barangay Lumbia has great potential as an extension city because it is built on high ground, making it flood-free, and has a small population.

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  14. US gov't pours in P63-M post-Yolanda education supportRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Philippines Today

    The United States Government through its Agency for International Development recently provided an additional P63-million aid to include school equipment for post-disaster education needs in 19 municipalities in Iloilo, Capiz and Bohol. A statement from the US Embassy in Manila said that USAID Mission Director Gloria D. Steele witnessed the signing of an agreement last March 9 between the municipal mayors, school principals and Synergeia Foundation, USAID's implementing partner for the Education Governance Effectiveness Project, which will help elementary public schools in the three target provinces get back on track towards improving learning outcomes.

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  15. LOOK: Mika, Kiefer hit the beach in IloiloRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines UAAP superstars Mika Reyes and Kiefer Ravena are spending at least part of their off-season together in Iloilo where they hit the beach along with some of the top volleyball players in the country. Reyes joined the Amihan Pilipinas volleyball team in Iloilo City last Saturday, where she joined the squad in making appearances and holding clinics.

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  16. Tourist wave continues in Western VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Sun-Star

    WESTERN Visayas continues to lure foreign tourists with a total of 61,082 arrivals recorded for the first month of 2015. The visitors arrived at the Iloilo International Airport in 567 direct flights from Hong Kong and Singapore, according to the Department of Tourism's regional office.

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  17. Army: Soldiers in Iloilo villages on civic missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Sun-Star

    THE Army soldiers in five villages in Iloilo City are doing civic action work and are not combatants as charged by an urban poor militant organization. Lieutenant Colonel Enriqueto Deocadez Jr., commander of the 82nd Infantry Battalion of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division, explained the presence of his troops at a press briefing Monday.

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  18. SJI-led Select basketball squad gears up for 2015 nat'l PrisaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Sun-Star

    EIGHT Blue Falcons of St. John's Institute and seven additional members of the select Western Visayas junior basketball squad are set to compete in the National Prisaa games from April 11 to 16 in Iloilo City. Coach Ritche Militante, assistant coach Troy Sarabia, team manager Armando Guevarra and SJI sports head Dennis Coo will lead Hua Ming boys Armand Kyle Guevarra, Timothy Montinola, Rafael Puentevella, Joshua Philip Magay, Donn Spencer Lim, Justin Christopher Javelosa, Paul Fuentebella Jr., and Kyle Chua.

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  19. Amahan, 8 anyos naligsan, patayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Administrator Rolando Villamor said on Friday that Mayor Monico Puentevella is not disturbed by the legal issue he is facing before the Sandiganbayan.

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  20. Giving Voice and Hope to the 'Forgotten' Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Global Voices Online

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