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  1. Super Tips: Tips aron dali makakuha og tra...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ABOUT a thousand agrarian reform beneficiaries who are members of 12 farmer cooperatives in Negros Occidental held a noise barrage to demand the release of their sugar stocks, during a... THE City Council of Bacolod is set to take up the resignation of Councilor Noli Villarosa as chairman of the committee on transportation, Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya said Friday. SAGAY City was declared peaceful and ready for further development by the City Council and the City Peace and Order Council through a joint signing of declaration during the Peace Congress held... THE Baguio Flower Festival is not only a celebration of the blooming of flowers, but the blossoming together of the different cultures in the Summer Capital.

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  2. Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA heads to LagunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Jr. NBA action will be heading to Binan, Laguna this weekend as Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 search for Southern Luzon's top players at the Alonte Sports Arena on February 28 and March 1. Boys and girls aged 10 to 14 will undergo vitals tests, basketball drills, skills tests, aptitude and endurance challenges and learn the Jr. NBA core values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect on Day 1. The top performers of Day 1 will return on Day 2 for more basketball drills and exercises, and take part in scrimmages that will determine the most outstanding performers of the camp.

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  3. GMA-7 gears up for 'Kapuso Night' in BaguioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    "Kailan Ba Tama Ang Mali?" stars Max Collins, Dion Ignacio, Empress Schuck and Geoff Eigenmann will lead the Kapuso Night event happening on Saturday at Rambakan Drive in SM City Baguio. The event, which kicks off at 5 p.m., will also feature "The Half Sisters" cast Barbie Forteza, Andre Paras and Thea Tolentino.

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  4. Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA regional camp moves to BinanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Jr. NBA action swings to Bian, Laguna this weekend as the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 by Alaska selects the top players in South Luzon at the Alonte Sports Arena on February 28 and March 1. Boys and girls aged 10 to 14 will undergo vitals test, basketball drills, skills tests, aptitude and endurance challenges, and learn the Jr. NBA core values of sportsmanship, teamwork, a positive attitude and respect on Day 1. The top performers will return on Day 2 for more basketball drills and exercises, and take part in scrimmages that will determine the most outstanding performers of the camp.

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  5. Hilarious FB translationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | ABS-CBN News

    Aside from the lively exchanges in Facebook , there's a feature in this social media that is oftentimes hilarious, it makes FB surfing fun. Like this translation of a post by business entrepreneur Jaime Gachitorena on a Lifestyle Inquirer article about the rumored father of Sen. Grace Poe : " So Bongbong Marcos and Grace Poe are magkapatid?" Facebook has become a shock absorber of the people's rage over the government's mishandling of the Mamasapano operation as well as President Aquino's post- tragedy actions.

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  6. Philippines Infrastructure Report Q2 2015 - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PR-inside.com

    R econstruction efforts stemming from the after - effects of Typhoon Yolanda in late 2013 should continue to provide a strong tailwind for construction activity throughout 2015 and we forecast the sector will experience real growth of 9. 4 %. Key Trends And Developments * In December 2014, The Department of Transportation and Communications and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines invited bids from interested parties for six regional airport projects worth PHP116.23bn , according to a notice published in three newspapers.

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  7. Population in Megaworld townships to hit 1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sun-Star

    As it aggressively expands its township developments across the country, real estate giant Megaworld announced that the population in its various urban townships is expected to reach at least one million by 2020. Speaking during the 18th Outstanding Filipino Retailers & Shopping Centers of the Year Award by the Philippine Retailers Association, Megaworld chairman and CEO Dr. Andrew L. Tan said its 20 townships across the country will be home to around 600,000 condominium and village residents and 400,000 business process outsourcing and office workers.

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  8. Illegal recruiter sikop sa entrapmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sun-Star

    THE Sandiganbayan has cleared Silay City Vice Mayor Mark Andrew Arthur Golez in a graft case filed against him and 27 others in connection with the allegedly anomalous P18-million computerization... A TOTAL of 274 of the 601 barangays in the Negros Occidental are affected by illegal drugs, records of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office show. A MURDER complaint will be filed today before the San Carlos City Prosecutor's Office against the suspects who killed Senior Police Officer 2 Edsel Villanueva.

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  9. Mayor wants reforms at terminal marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sun-Star

    MAYOR Jed Patrick Mabilog had met with officials of the City Treasurer's Office, City Council, human resources and budget office to discuss reforms and change practices at the Iloilo terminal market. The terminal market has been the site of recent investigations and irregularities perpetuated by some personnel at the Local Economic Enterprise Office supervising the seven city public markets.

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  10. A special kind of OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sun-Star

    MORE than 800 "children with special needs" from the provinces of Antique, Aklan, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental showcased their skills at the 2nd Regional Abilympics held in Murcia town, Negros Occidental from Feb. 25 to 27. Abilympics, short for Abilities Olympics, is a sports and cultural program of the Department of Education for "exceptional and intellectually deficit students." The program is specially designed to promote the well-being and holistic development of special children, deaf-mutes, blinds, differently able and exceptionally intelligent students under the DepEd Special Education Curriculum.

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  11. Kilusang Mayo Uno protest rally vs AquinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sun-Star

    THE Bureau of Internal Revenue is killing the sugar industry in its continued holding of the authority to release sugar despite the payment of the questioned one percent tax on gross... ANOTHER policeman was killed, making him the third Negrense policeman murdered due to illegal drugs in less than a month. AT LEAST 700 public school teachers in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental joined the nationally-coordinated sit-down strike on Tuesday to reiterate their appeal for salary increase and to join the... THE City Council of Baguio will come up with a resolution showing its stand on the issue of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway.

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  12. Anjanette on coming back, Pacman and other issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sun-Star

    In her TV guesting over ABS-CBN's Abunda and Aquino Tonight last February 23 and GMA's Startalk the day after, the former Bb. Pilipinas-Universe shared her thoughts relative to some issues involving her.

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  13. San Carlos girl booters snatch Thirsty Cup titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sun-Star

    AFTER a successful campaign in the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Meet in Aklan, the San Carlos City-based high school girl footballers again dominated the U16 girls category of the just-ended 2015 Thirsty Cup held in Cebu City. The Negrenses, who returned home victorious on Monday, swept all their elimination matches before finally taking their opponents like storm en route to the finals.

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  14. More CityMalls to sprout up around the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ABS-CBN News

    Expect more community malls to be developed by the tandem of DoubleDragon Properties and SM Investments in the next few months. CityMall Commercial Centers Inc., a unit of DoubleDragon Properties, said it has secured five prime sites in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental; Tagum City, Davao del Norte; Parola, Iloilo City; SCTEx Concepcion Service Area; and MacArthur Highway, Tarlac City.

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  15. Honeyman: Marching ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sun-Star

    PNoy's presidency is in danger of appearing to be a presidency of two halves. During the first half, 2010-2013, much legislation was pushed through Congress, but the second half, 2013,2016, is in danger of being a relatively lame duck period.

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  16. Kapuso stars bloom in Panagbenga 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Manila Bulletin

    Come February 28 it will be more than just flowers that would bloom in Baguio as GMA Network's sought-after celebs make their way to the country's Summer Capital to join in the annual Panagbenga Festival. Offering an exciting Kapuso Night at the Rambakan Drive of SM City Baguio are the cast members of afternoon prime soaps "Kailan Ba Tama Ang Mali?" including Max Collins, Dion Ignacio, Empress Schuck, and Geoff Eigenmann who are heading to the City of Pines following their successful participation in the Sinulog sa Kabankalan, Dinagyang, and Bacolaodiat festivals.

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  17. Sheila Jane GimutaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo MaraA on Jr. has ordered Senior Superintendent Milko Lirazan, police provincial director, to investigate the alleged involvement of some police personnel in the... About 700 foreign and national delegates are expected to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 2015 Meeting on Credit Bureau and Finance on April 29 to 30 in Bacolod City. THE Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. announced yesterday the residential rate for February 2015 billing period increased by 38 centavos - to P10.08 per kWh from only P9.69 per kWh... CAMP John Hay Development Corporation president Robert John SobrepeA a said the situation they are facing is an example of a Private Public Partnership gone wrong.

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  18. Talisay Police gipasidungganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo MaraA on Jr. has ordered Senior Superintendent Milko Lirazan, police provincial director, to investigate the alleged involvement of some police personnel in the... About 700 foreign and national delegates are expected to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 2015 Meeting on Credit Bureau and Finance on April 29 to 30 in Bacolod City. THE Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. announced yesterday the residential rate for February 2015 billing period increased by 38 centavos - to P10.08 per kWh from only P9.69 per kWh... CAMP John Hay Development Corporation president Robert John SobrepeA a said the situation they are facing is an example of a Private Public Partnership gone wrong.

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  19. Iloilo is elephantiasis-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Health has declared Iloilo as a lymphatic filariasis-free province as a result of its successful mass drug administration since November 2008. Lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, is a painful and profoundly disfiguring disease causing temporary or permanent disability, according to the World Health Organization .

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  20. DOTC splits bidding for airport projects into 2 packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ABS-CBN News

    The bidding for the operation and maintenance of six provincial airports has been split into two packages, the Department of Transportation and Communications said. At the Philippine Infrastructure Seminar, the DOTC said Package A would include Puerto Princesa, Iloilo, and Bacolod-Silay airports, with a combined worth P60.93 billion.

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