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  1. NGCP linemen conduct hotline maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    AS PART of its continuing efforts to minimize power line shutdown and efficiently serve customers, power grid operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines has been deploying its linemen to conduct hotline or live line maintenance work. Hotline or live line maintenance work is a proven technology in the electric transmission industry that allows the safe repair of high-voltage lines without shutting them down.

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  2. Metro Pacific adds Zamboanga hospital to its portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The hospital arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation , Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. , will be operating a 110-bed hospital in Zamboanga City, the firm said on Monday. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, MPHHI said its recently formed wholly-owned subsidiary, Metro Pacific Zamboanga Hospital Corporation, signed a long-term lease of the land, buildings and equipment of Western Mindanao Medical Center.

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  3. 8990 Holdings looks at Vietnam housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Manila Bulletin

    Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings, Inc. is branching out to three new locations in the Philippines this year while looking at opportunities to enter the residential market in Vietnam. In an interview during the weekend, 8990 Holdings President Januario Jesus Atencio they have been brought to Vietnam to look at the possibility of investing in the mass housing business there.

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  4. Philippines: Government seizes PhP15-M worth of smuggled riceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | World-Grain

    The Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization and the National Food Authority on Wednesday seized PhP15 million worth of illegally imported rice. Authorities confiscated approximately 5,000 bags or close to 250,000 kilograms of smuggled imported rice stored in a warehouse owned by a certain Alvin Tiu Chua.

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  5. Ledesma: Binay a Lee Kuan Yew?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun-Star

    BEFORE anything else, I personally want to share the grief of the Singaporeans over the demise of their revered leader - Lee Kuan Yew - the father of a great nation known worldwide for its enviable success in the field of commerce, industry and in instilling the virtue of honesty and efficiency in the government bureaucracy. Singapore is a little smaller than Davao's Island Garden City of Samal but its wealth and economy is far greater than and dwarfed that of the Philippines.

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  6. Grid consortium pushes line safety campaign in MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun-Star

    DESPITE the dispute over right-of-way , the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines continues to reach out to barangays and other local officials to spread the message about taking care of the power transmission lines to ensure the safety of the communities around its power lines. As part of measures to address ROW issues and prevent tripping and accidents, NGCP has been participating in the sessions of the Association of the Barangay Council , Sangguniang Bayan , and Sangguniang Panlalawigan .

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  7. 30 OFWs fall victim to 'reprocessing' scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ABS-CBN News

    Thirty overseas Filipino workers who were deployed to Dubai ended up doing jobs other than what was processed in the Philippines. Rhea Marie Escalona Alagao, Josephine Flores Jacinto, Ivy Gaviola Villaver, Liza Alvarez Batallones, Myraline Riazon Jilah and 25 others were victims to the recruitment scheme of reprocessing.

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  8. Lidasan: BBL and political economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sun-Star

    Different studies have shown that one of the root causes of Mindanao's under development is the decades-old conflict in South Central Mindanao and Western Mindanao, including the island provinces of Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. Before the PNoy administration took over in 2010, the following are the data showing the status of Mindanao as a whole.

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  9. BBL and political economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sun-Star

    Different studies have shown that one of the root causes of Mindanao's under development is the decades-old conflict in South Central Mindanao and Western Mindanao, including the island provinces of Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. Before the PNoy administration took over in 2010, the following are the data showing the status of Mindanao as a whole.

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  10. Japan awards 7 new assistance projects to MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ABS-CBN News

    The Japanese government on Tuesday awarded seven assistance projects to conflict-affected areas in the Philippines' southern island of Mindanao to aid peace and development there. Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa signed grant contracts for the projects related to education, agriculture and health, to be implemented in the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, and Sultan Kudarat, and in the city of Cotabato.

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  11. Accidental firing injures soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Sun-Star

    Inspector Dahlan Samuddin, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, said the incident took place at a barracks inside the Western Mindanao Command headquarters on Friday evening. Samuddin said investigation showed that Atisora accidentally squeezed the trigger of his caliber .45 pistol while removing the handgun from his sling bag.

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  12. ABS-CBN Foundation Int'l celebrates 18 years of Bantay BataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Weekend Balita

    It was the tragic death of a young girl in the Philippines who was brutally beaten by her own mother in 1996 that sparked the idea of creating a helpline that will receive reports of cases of child abuse. By giving the public access to a 24-hour hotline, abuses committed against children are easily reported and verified.

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  13. BBL passage sought on Jabidah massacre anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | ABS-CBN News

    A Muslim lawmaker has led his colleagues in calling for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, warning that failure to do so may lead to more Mamasapano incidents and Jabidah massacres. The statement was signed by many congressmen and apparently serves to counter 2 other petitions seeking to restart the Mamaspano probe in the House, one of which wants to delay the BBL deliberations.

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  14. PMA topnotchers from ZamboangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Sun-Star

    CENTRAL Negros Electric Cooperative President Arnel Lapore has been given by Ceneco's screening committee a chance to run for a board seat on March 21. THE Governor's Lodge at the Mambukal Resort in Murcia will be demolished to give way to a nursing home and training center to be built by a Japanese firm, Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo... ASIDE from Sinaglahi class of 2015, a Siklab Diwa alumni stood out during the Philippine Military Academy graduation on Sunday. THE Department of Social Welfare and Development said that there are 3,127 registered beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in Baguio City as of January 2015.

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  15. Select ports to be developed for cruise tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | ABS-CBN News

    The Department of Tourism is working with the Philippine Ports Authority to develop selected ports across the country for cruise tourism. Tourism Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr. said government has identified the ports in Manila, Puerto Princesa, Subic, Boracay, Davao, Bohol, Cebu and Zamboanga for the project.

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  16. What's driving Zalora's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Online fashion and lifestyle store Zalora is set to transfer to a new warehouse in Carmona in May as it expects further growth in the country's e-commerce space. Zalora managing director Constantin Robertz said the 10,000-square-meter facility has a storage capacity of about 2 million items, more than double its current capacity of 700,000 items in its Paranaque warehouse.

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  17. Senate finds Mamasapano incident a clear 'massacre'Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Philippines Today

    Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday released a committee report which found the Mamasapano incident as a clear 'massacre' that left 44 Special Action Force commandos dead last Jan. 25 in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. " The Mamasapano incident is clearly a "massacre," not simply a so-called "encounter" or "misencounter," Poe said in a press briefing where she showed to the media a 120-page report of 5 public hearings, 5 executive sessions and 73 hours of full discussion attended by 37 resource persons in the Senate.

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  18. 9TV officially rebranded as CNN PhilippinesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: 9TV has been officially rebranded as CNN Philippines, marking a historic day for Filipinos, as well as CNN International and Nine Media Corporation. 24-hours English news channel CNN Philippines will be free-to-air and also have its web presence.

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  19. Seven people ate dogmeat, got rabies by eating a rabid dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Examiner.com

    Today a veterinarian in Zamboanga City suggested strongly to the more than 800,000 residents of that city that they refrain from eating dogmeat, after it was confirmed that seven people who had done so were diagnosed with rabies this week. Zamboanga is located in Mindanao, Philippines, and that country is one of the 11 listed on Facebook which still indulge in the revolting behavior. 1 comment

  20. Philippines orders 13 treated after eating meat of rabid dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | South China Morning Post

    Philippine health officials were treating 13 people after it was discovered that they had eaten meat from a dog that was later diagnosed with rabies, a city veterinarian said yesterday. The discovery that the four adults and nine children had eaten the infected dog meat came during an investigation into a suspected rabies case in the outskirts of the southern city of Zamboanga, said local government veterinarian Mario Arriola.

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