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  1. WV goes 85% in anti-measles rubella driveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Western Visayas was able to snatch 85 percent accomplishment in the measles rubella vaccination and 81 percent in the oral polio vaccination campaign. DOH Regional Director Marlyn Convocar reported the accomplishment of Ligtas Tigdas regionwide drive with 729,743 vaccinated as against the 862,971 eligible population for the snit-measles rubella.

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  2. Anti-polio drive launching setRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Health is launching in Iloilo City the inactivated polio vaccine project for Western Visayas as a component of the universal health care program in the country by setting funds of some P211 million from the sin taxes. In a media forum held Wednesday, October 1, 2014, DOH Undersecretary Janette Garin said the IPV project will take over the oral polio vaccine project and continue the anti-polio drive by combining three vaccines with IPV to strengthen the program against the debilitating disease.

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  3. PHL 'breaks world tree-planting record'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

    President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Senator Franklin Drilon, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, former Governor Neil Tupas, Sr. and Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, lowers the time capsule during the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project II at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol along Bonifacio Drive in Iloilo City on Thursday . The Php11.21 billion JRMP II project is a priority irrigation project of the Department of Agriculture designed to significantly contribute to sustaining the country's rice self-sufficiency level.

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  4. DFL Invitational Cup Third Conference setRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    GRASSROOTS football development continues in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental when the Dynamic Football League Invitational Cup takes center stage on October 4 and its 3rd Conference kicks off the next day October 5 at the Panaad Park and Stadium. Six teams are scheduled to see action in the invitational games led by visiting Manila-based Loyola Meralco Sparks, Iloilo's I-Pag-asa FC, and San Carlos FC.

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  5. Mindoro Announces Director and Corporate Secretary AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Market Wire

    Mindoro Resources Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr. Federico Zarate to Mindoro's board of directors and the appointment of Clayton Northey as Corporate Secretary. Mr. Zarate, a Certified Public Accountant, obtained his Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines.

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  6. Megaworld to build 'tallest' residential tower in Western VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABS-CBN News

    Megaworld's The Palladium, which stands 80 meters high, will be the first residential tower in the Western Visayas with its own skygardens in various floors overlooking the city's views. MANILA, Philippines Megaworld has launched a 22-storey luxury residential condominium project in Iloilo, poised to be the tallest residential building in the Western Visayas region.

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    Monday Sep 29 | Manila Bulletin

    A concelebrated feast mass will be celebrated by Rev. Fr. Bienvenido M. Guevara, parish priest of St. Jerome Parish Church in Morong, Rizal at 9 a.m. today, in commemoration of the Feast of Saint Jerome , the greatest translator of the Holy Bible, and the patron of theological learning, translators, and librarians.

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  8. Streets covered by on-road parking ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Sun-Star

    COUNCILOR Plaridel Nava has named the streets in Iloilo City that are covered by amended ordinances on road parking that started in 2009 through City Regulation Ordinance 2009-216 authored by former councilor Erwin Plagata. The succeeding ordinances amending the first ordinance are 2013-338, 2013-384, 2013-479, and 2014-325 principally authored by Nava in a move to help keep Iloilo a traffic-free city.

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  9. Hotel of the year, stellar regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Sun-Star

    TOAST. Hans Hauri, Alfred Ty, chairman of Cathay Int'l. Resources Corp., president of Marco Polo Eric Waldburger, Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, Julie Najar and Antonio Abacan.

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  10. RDC-Western Visayas to endorse P20-B...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Sun-Star

    THE Regional Development Council of Western Visayas will endorse the proposed P20-billion project for the modernization and expansion of airports in the Region. This was revealed by National Economic Development Authority regional director Roan Bacal, co-chair of RDC, after their maiden meeting Friday with Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr., who is the new RDC chair.

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  11. Papers for 1-island region bid now with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Sun-Star

    DIRECTOR Ro-Ann Bacal of the National Economic and Development Authority in Western Visayas Region confirmed on Friday that the papers on the proposed one-island region for Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental are now with the Office of President. "There's no setback.

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  12. Guv: Work together for progress of WVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Sun-Star

    Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo MaraA on Jr. urged his fellow officials and stakeholders in Western Visayas Region to pool their resources together to steer the region towards progress. The governor made the call as he assumed as chairman of the Regional Development Council in rites held at the RDC Conference Hall of the National Economic Development Authority Building here Friday.

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  13. Cebu Pacific eyes further expansion from second-largest hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Air Transport World

    Philippine low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific Air may expand its network from its secondary hub in Cebu as a result of the airport's growth plans . The carrier said it supports the expansion of Mactan-Cebu International Airport, and is "reviewing our network plans" with the aim of increasing passengers using the hub.

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  14. UNDP, CFO move to protect emigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Sun-Star

    THE Swiss government is giving assistance to Filipino migrants and their dependents and is granting a $230,000 or roughly P10 million to the Philippines through the Commission on Filipinos Overseas . The Philippine government has a counterpart fund of $37,000 for a joint project sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme .

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  15. New RDC chair eyes bridge connecting Iloilo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Sun-Star

    THE newly installed chairman of the Regional Development Council , the highest planning body of Western Visayas, is eyeing the construction of a bridge connecting Iloilo in Panay Island to Negros Island. RDC chair and Negros Occidental Alfredo Maranon took his ceremonial oath before Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. on September 26 at the RDC-National Economic Development Authority building in Iloilo City before members of the council composed of provincial governors, high urbanized city mayors, component city mayors, capital town mayors, heads of government line agencies and representatives of the private sector.

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  16. Ceres beats Stallions for 2nd winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Sun-Star

    La Salle FC returned home with a smile on Thursday after back-to-back wins in the ongoing United Football League FA League with a 4-2 triumph over Iloilo's Stallions FC Tuesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The reigning Philippine Football Federation-Smart National Club champions are looking forward to retain its title as the 2014 Group Qualifier kicks off tomorrow at the North Football Field in Talisay City.

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  17. Cebu Pacific adds more flights to VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | ABS-CBN News

    From October 9 to December 3, Cebu Pacific will increase its weekly flights between Manila and Roxas to 13 from the current 7. The budget carrier is also boosting flights between Manila and Bacolod to 49 from the current 42, from October 26 to December 3, 2014. "CEB continues to study opportunities to stimulate travel to and from the Visayas.

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  18. UM sending 65 delegates to Nat'l Uni-GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sun-Star

    A 65-MEMBER University of Mindanao-Davao delegation will vie for honors in the 2014 National University Games on October 20 to 28 at the University of the San Augustine in Iloilo City. UM sports director Joaquin "Boy" Sarabia, who was accompanied by UM trackster Sonny Wagdos in the Davao Sportswriters Association Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center on Thursday, said he is confident that they will win medals especially in the individual events.

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  19. Negros, 3 other provinces get P18MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Sun-Star

    FOUR provinces in Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental, will receive a total funding of P18 million from the Government of Canada for the implementation of tourism development projects in their respective areas. The projects will be implemented under the Department of the Interior and Local Government through its Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic Development , a program supported by the Government of Canada.

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  20. Negros guv to take oath as new RDC chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. will take his oath of office and deliver his inaugural address during the 3rd Quarter RDC-VI meeting on Friday. The ceremony will be at the newly-renovated Regional Development Council VI Conference Hall at the Neda-VI Building, Fort San Pedro, Iloilo City.

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