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  1. Tacloban -what I found a year after the typhoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Essexcounty Standard

    Typhoon Haiyan and the terrible destruction it wrought in the Philippines has long been out of the headlines, but for MELANIE HARGREAVES it's still very much a reality. As a worker for the charity, Christian Aid, Miss Hargreaves, of Turner Road, Colchester, went to the city of Tacloban last year to help its devastated citizens in the wake of the disaster, which killed thousands and destroyed many more homes.

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  2. P14-B infra fund allocated for WVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Public Works and Highway has allotted P14 billion for infrastructure projects in Western Visayas for 2015, Regional Director Edilberto Tayao said. The amount will be divided among the six provinces, including the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Antique, Guimaras and Negros Occidental, and the urbanized and component cities.

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  3. Bet ng Bayan: The Provincial Showdown' ends todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    BET NG BAYAN: The Provincial Showdown concludes its run with an exciting finale featuring never before seen full performances of the hopefuls from South of Mega Manila and Southern Mindanao this Saturday, November 22. A showcase of exceptional talents of the qualified bets from Cavite, Laguna, and cities at the southern part of Mega Manila awaits Kapuso viewers in the first part of the show. The episode's second part, meanwhile, takes viewers to Digos City, Davao del Sur, and General Santos City.

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  4. iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus now available in Oro iStoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    Both models are better in every way, and include: the Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture for blazing fast performance and power efficiency; advanced iSightA and FaceTimeA HD cameras; and ultrafast wireless technologies. The new iPhones come with iOS 8, the biggest release since the App Store, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, predictive typing for Apple's QuickTypea keyboard and Family Sharing.

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  5. Drilon: ICC probe jeopardizing Iloilo's Apec...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    DELAYS on the construction of the Iloilo Convention Center can only be blamed on the baseless allegations woven from Wikipedia articles and whispered rumors, Senate President Franklin Drilon said Friday. Project delays will mean that Iloilo City will lose the opportunity to host the 2015 APEC Summit or Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings and the numerous job opportunities the project stands to generate, Drilon said.

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  6. Drilon backs Garin on Ebola issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    SENATE President Franklin Drilon had come to the rescue of Acting Health Secretary Janet Garin and underscored the urgent need to address the growing misinformation and misunderstanding about the dreaded Ebola. Drilon said the flak received by Garin when she went to Caballo Island last week to check on the situation of 133 quarantined peacekeepers highlighted the need to step up information campaigns about Ebola.

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  7. SJI sees action at Milo SBP regionals in CapizRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    Bacolod leg Small Basketeers of the Philippines champion St. John's Institute will meet Iloilo and Cebu qualifiers starting today until Saturday in Roxas City, Capiz for the Milo BEST Regionals. The kids from Shopping beat Archrival University of St. La Salle recently for the SBP championship here and will try to reach the Milo BEST national finals.

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  8. Mindoro Joint Venture Acquires US$8 Million Loan for Agata ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Market Wire

    Mindoro Resources Ltd. today announced that Agata Mining Ventures Inc. , a joint venture company in which Mindoro holds a 40% interest, has received a Letter of Advice from China Banking Corporation granting an US$8 million term loan facility to support AMVI's high iron/low nickel direct shipping ore operations and exploration work at the Agata project, located in northern Mindanao, the Philippines. In addition to the Chinabank US$8 million Facility, AMVI has also received advances totaling US$3 million from Tewoo Hoperay Pte.

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  9. Visayas Newsbits for November 21, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Manila Bulletin

    Bacolod City, Negros Occ. - The provincial government has started releasing provincial capitol employees' 13th month pay, with Provincial Treasurer's Office, Accounting, and Human Resource Development Office personnel getting theirs first.

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  10. P14-B infra budget for WV in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Sun-Star

    WESTERN Visayas has an allotment of P14 billion for infrastructure projects in 2015, said Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Director Edilberto Tayao. The amount will be divided among the six provinces of the region to fund public infrastructures, namely, the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Antique, Guimaras and Negros Occidental and cities in the region.

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  11. Garin bats for correct information on EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Health is calling for correct and proper information about the dreaded Ebola virus amid report of a Senate hearing on the visit of DOH Acting Secretary Janette Loreto-Garin in Caballo Island to see the situation of quarantined peacekeepers there. Garin and Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. have come under fire for not wearing protective equipment while visiting the 133 Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia, an Ebola-stricken country, last November 16 in Caballo Island.

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  12. Pacete: Beyond forgetting tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun-Star

    ALL my trips in the past were always loaded with memorable events... meeting people, attending festivals, facing challenges, overcoming fears, and sometimes entering the wrong rooms. My most recent trip to Ifugao with my wife and her classmates who attended the mid-year graduation exercises at Ifugao State University for their Master of Arts in Education was energy-packed, testosterone-fueled, and offered non-stop action.

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  13. Another project for Oro after mayor's US visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun-Star

    THE recent trip of Mayor Oscar Moreno and other city officials to the United States has resulted in another project that would be implemented by the American government in Cagayan de Oro. The city has become a recipient of the Water Security for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability project funded by the US Agency for International Development .

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  14. 34 prime, potential areas for IT firms identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office has identified 34 cities in the country as prime and potential locations for IT companies through the Next Wave Cities program. Four of these locations have been identified as centers of excellence, 10 are the next wave cities, five are emerging locations, and 15 are under development.

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  15. Defensor to visit Singapore for study tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun-Star

    ILOILO Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., along with 11 other governors in the Philippines, is set to explore the programs of Singapore that make the city-state a top business destination in the world. Defensor's travel from November 14 to 29 is part of the Learning Exchange Program on Business Friendly and Competitive Local Government Units and Asean Integration funded by the Government of Canada.

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  16. DTI honors 3 Bagwis awardeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Trade and Industry in Western Visayas has awarded three outstanding business firms in the region all belonging to DTI accredited Service and Repair Shop under Category V. DTI Regional Director Wilhelm Malones said the DTI Bagwis, formerly DTI certified establishment program, gives due recognition to establishments that uphold the rights of consumers while practicing responsible business where consumers get the best value for their money.

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  17. Tens of Thousands Demand Justice for Typhoon Haiyan Victims in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Global Voices Online

    A series of protests themed "Global Surge" was organized across the Philippines and several cities around the world to commemorate the first year anniversary of super typhoon Haiyan , and to condemn the government's "criminal negligence and corruption" in the aftermath of the disaster. Haiyan was the strongest typhoon to make landfall in world history.

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  18. Belangel, Blue Eaglets sustain winning streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD'S Samjosef Belangel scored 14 points behind 6'3 center RV Berjay and Jaime David's combined 34 points to power Ateneo de Manila University over La Salle Araneta University, 72-64 in the Metro Manila Basketball League played at San Beda College gym last weekend. The Blue Eaglets survived the much taller and older La Sallians who played a pesky and physical game all throughout.

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  19. S nchez: Pay the piperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Sun-Star

    Paying the piper means that like the story of the Pied Piper, who after he removed the rats from a town, the village folks refused to pay him. So as repayment, he took their children instead! To avoid paying the piper, Governors Alfredo MaraA on Jr. of Negros Occidental, Rizalina Seachon-Leanete of Masbate, Arthur Defensor of Iloilo, Rodrigo Lachica representing Gov. Hilario Davide III of Cebu, and some of the mayors of the 23 towns and cities called for the declaration of the Visayan Sea a protected area.

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  20. 9,794 renew firearms in BacolodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Sun-Star

    LICENCES of 9,794 firearms in Bacolod City have been renewed by the city police Firearms Explosives Security Agencies and Guard Supervision Section since June 30 this year. Senior Police Officer 1 Jacob Montoya of Fesags said the number is still below the 16,998 firearms in Bacolod whose licenses need to be renewed.

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