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Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Businessman offers P550M to buy-out MIWDRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    A BUSINESSMAN is offering to buy-out lock stock and barrel the properties of Metro Iloilo Water District , or P50 million over the reported offer of Maynilad Waters to operate the water district in 30 years. Rogelio Florete of the Florete Group of Companies, which operates the P700-million Flo Water Resources complex in Barangay Nanga, Pototan, Iloilo, expressed his desire to take over and operate the water district should it decides to sell out.

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  2. Let's Fiesta' bids farewell after three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    AFTER more than three years of discovering the country's magnificent sceneries, colorful festivals and delicious native delicacies, GMA's locally produced travel and culture program Let's Fiesta bids goodbye to loyal Kapuso viewers as it airs its final episode this Sunday, May 31. Let's Fiesta, the "only travel show that focuses on the celebration of Philippine festivals," as senior program manager for regional entertainment TV Jocelyn Bautista-Pacleb puts it, presents for its last feature Pangasinan's Pistay Dayat Festival. Celebrated in the capital town of Lingayen, Pistay Dayat is a two-week gathering of all the coastal towns in Pangasinan as thanksgiving for the year's bountiful harvest from the sea.

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  3. Cebu teams start strongRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    CEBU teams University of San Carlos , Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu , University of the Visayas and University of San Jose-Recoletos are off to a hot start, while visiting teams Ateneo de Iloilo and Warriors went unbeaten in the opening day of the Cebu Youth Basketball League VisMin Goodwill Games the other day at the SHS-AdC gym. USC crushed University of St. La Salle , 73-34, and University of Southern Philippines Foundation , 60-43, in Group B of the Under-15 division; while its Under-12 squad topped Group B with back-to-back wins over UV, 55-51, and USLS, 47-30.

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  4. Mar on tandem with Grace: It will comeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II confirmed yesterday that he discussed with Sen. Grace Poe the possibility of running as a team in the 2016 presidential elections. In a radio interview, Roxas said he has high respect for the neophyte senator.

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  5. Top three finalists named in international UC challengeRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Scoop

    Three ground breaking initiatives that could change the lives of people living in a Filipino community have been announced as finalists in the UC 21 Day International Challenge. The challenge gave six teams 21 days to create a practical and unique solution to help improve the socio-economic well-being of the people of Barangay Tarong in Carles, Iloilo, a Filipino community hard-hit by typhoon Haiyan in November 2013.

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  6. 39th Milo Marathon race in Bacolod set Sept. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    RUNNERS only have a day left to avail themselves of the online registration of the 39th Milo Marathon, which is considered the biggest and longest-running running event in the country.

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  7. Guimaras guv slams filing of case vs ferry terminal projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    GUIMARAS Governor Samuel Gumarin has denounced the filing of a civil case by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines -Guimaras chapter against the Guimaras-Iloilo ferry terminal project. The case filed on May 26 sought for the issuance of a restraining order or preliminary injunction against multi-million the terminal project to built in Iloilo City.

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  8. Cebu Pacific to fill over 100 cabin crew vacancies in recruitment fairs in key citiesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Philippines Today

    Low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific Air on Wednesday said that it will conduct a nine-city recruitment fair in the coming weeks to fill over 100 cabin crew vacancies. The recruitment fairs will be held in Boracay and in Davao on May 30; in Iloilo and Zamboanga on June 6; in Dumaguete and General Santos on June 13; and in Legazpi and Bacolod on June 20. CEB will also hold a recruitment fair in Manila .

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  9. 2 days left for online listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    RUNNERS only have two days left to avail themselves of the online registration of the 39th Milo Marathon, which is considered the biggest and longest-running running event in the country. The other legs are in Dagupan, Baguio, Tarlac, Bataan, Metro Manila, Calapan, Lipa, Naga, Lucena, Iloilo, Bacolod, Tagbilaran, General Santos, Davao, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro and Angeles.

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  10. Online innovations make Sun.Star future-proofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    The media company based in Cebu City has been keeping up with the times to remain relevant and useful amid the rapidly-changing digital landscape. It has undertaken innovative efforts to match the profound and positive changes in the industry - proof of this is www.sunstar.com.ph , whose design has gone from being fixed to responsive, providing an optimal viewing experience for mobile users.

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  11. J. Co Donuts opens first store in NegrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    J. CO Donuts & Coffee will open on Wednesday, May 27, its first store in Negros Occidental at The District Northpoint Ayala Mall in Talisay City. J. Co marketing manager Alvene Ngo said they will serve sweet treats and free half-dozen donuts for the first 50 costumers when they open doors at 10 a.m. "J.

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  12. 5 Himamaylan police get merit medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    PERSONNEL of Himamaylan City Police Station led by Superintendent Antonietto Canete received the "Medalya ng Kagalingan" or the Philippine National Police merit medal for the arrest of the top drug personality in said city on May 14. Senior Superintendent Marlon Ganzon, chief of the Western Visayas Police Regional Office Personnel and Human Resource Development Division , awarded the medals to Canete and his four personnel, including Senior Police Officer 1 John Derrick Germinal, Police Officers 2 Ramon Ramoran and Octavio Llenado, and Police Officer 1 Earl Germinal during the flag-raising rites at Camp Martin Delgado in Iloilo City Monday.

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  13. 25 teams fight for 2 division crowns of CYBLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Sun-Star

    THE CEBU Youth Basketball League VisMin Goodwill Games start today at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu in Mandaue City with 25 teams vying for two division crowns. Teams from Iloilo, Bacolod, Ormoc, Tagbilaran and Cagayan de Oro will join squads from Cebu in the four-day basketball tournament, which is the second part of the M. Lhuillier Summer League.

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  14. 3-year-old girl dies after 'excessive' coffee intakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | ABS-CBN News

    BACOLOD A 3-year-old girl in Bacolod City died early this month after she allegedly had excessive intake of caffeine. On the girl's death certificate, cardiac arrhythmia possibly due to caffeine toxicity was indicated as the cause of death of Jesryl Barrido.

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  15. NGO shifts to 7-year strategy to pace up servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Sun-Star

    THE Family Planning Organization of the Philippines Iloilo Chapter is ready to accept a seven-year partnership between the chapter clinic and its office to match the 2016-2022 International Planned Parenthood Federation strategic framework. FPOP chapter president and City Councilor Liecel Zulueta-Salazar said the IPPF's framework has been accepted since 2014 when the local chapter transferred office.

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  16. Council to eradicate theft at slaughterhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Council has vowed to eradicate, if not minimize, theft of meat parts at the city slaughterhouse in Barangay Tacas, Jaro district. Around 300 heads of hogs and about 20 to 30 heads of carabaos and cows are being slaughtered there for delivery to the seven city public markets.

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  17. Binay vows to improve ties with China if he winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Vice President Jejomar Binay vowed to fight for the Philippines' claims in the disputed South China Sea if he becomes the president. '''Pag ako [ay] naging presidente, hahabulin pa natin 'yon.

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  18. Sanchez: Unsustainable fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Sun-Star

    WE ARE all Visayans. We share common interests. And threats to our fishing grounds.

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  19. Paul C. DunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Wenatchee World

    He served as an Administration Specialist and received a Good Conduct Medal. In California, he worked as a computer programmer for an almond packaging company, before moving his family back to Washington after the death of his father in 1984.

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  20. Philippine government to boost Cebu airportRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Air Transport World

    Philippine authorities will subsidize landing and take-off charges at Mactan-Cebu International Airport to help stimulate international and regional traffic and ease Manila's chronically congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Although the subsidies will add to the airport's pressure on its single runway and current facilities, its geolocation at the heart of the Philippines makes it highly attractive for transfer passengers traveling to secondary tourist and industry locations.

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