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  1. Bacolod seen as hub for tourists, investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella expressed optimism during the opening of the 35th MassKara Festival on Wednesday, October 1, that the city will soon become a hub of tourists and investors. He noted that on September 16, SM Prime Holdings Inc. will open the SMX Convention Center in Bacolod, which will be the biggest convention center in Western Visayas.

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  2. FEU celebrates after their win over La Salle. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.comRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines For the first time in the Final Four era, neither the Ateneo Blue Eagles nor the De La Salle Green Archers will be playing in the UAAP Finals, and this may just be the "best thing to ever happen" to the league. "I realized last year na Ateneo and La Salle were always in the Finals since 1993," Far Eastern University head coach Nash Racela told reporters after the Tamaraws' stunning 67-64 win over the Green Archers.

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  3. Ateneo won't blame 'brownout' for loss to NURead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The game was temporarily suspended for 20 minutes due to the light. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines The Ateneo Blue Eagles refused to blame the lengthy delay caused by a brownout at the Araneta Coliseum for their stunning loss at the hands of the National University Bulldogs in the UAAP Final Four Wednesday.

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  4. Pacete: Negros hosting ATOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental with Bacolod City is hosting the 15th Annual National Convention of the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines with the theme, "Tourism and Development in the Community." ATOP President Al Tesoro of the Province of Capiz is working hard with Cristine Mansinares of the Negros Occidental Provincial Tourism Office and the officers and members of the Association of Tourism Officers of Negros Occidental under the hegemony of Butch Gerasmo of Bacolod City.

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  5. 'It broke my heart really, and I thought now is the time to do...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    'It broke my heart really, and I thought now is the time to do something' - Norwich man's orphanage mission after deadly storms Matthew and Vanessa May who are fundraising to register their charity to set up an orphanage for the street children in the Phillipines where Vanessa is from. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY And when Norwich man Matthew May visited the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan hit, he was so moved by what he saw that he vowed to build an orphanage to help.

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  6. Solon wants DOE chief to take over private firms' gen setsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Cagayan de Oro Representative Rufus Rodriguez has asked Congress to pass a resolution of both Houses authorizing the energy secretary to take over the power generating facilities of private companies for the duration of the looming Luzon power crisis in the summer of 2015. Rodriguez presented his proposal during the technical working group meeting of the joint congressional power commission at the House of Representatives.

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  7. A special treat for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    A TOTAL of 300 teachers attended an enrichment activity dubbed "Conflict Transformation in Pursuit of Happiness," at the Santuario de la Salle in Bacolod last Sept. 30. It was meant as a special treat for teachers who come from Busog Lusog Talino schools, or are former BLT implementers, and interested non-BLT partners.

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  8. No import, no problems for UVRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... Jaguars in Game 2 at 6:45, after the high school semifinal round match between UV and the University of Southern Philippines Foundation at 5:15 p.m. The Baby Lancers, who had a 2-1 record at the end of the first phase of the double-round robin ...

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  9. Ironman 70.3 slots gone in 40 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... sold out for next year's Cobra Ironman 70.3 in Cebu. Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI), the company behind Ironman 70.3 Philippines, opened its registration at 8 a.m. yesterday for all its triathlon events for 2015 and in less than an hour, the Cebu race ...

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  10. Customs bureau welcomes Mindanao Container TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    EVEN before an endorsement from a government policy-making body came out, the Mindanao Container Terminal sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, has what it takes to be the region's main port of entry, a Bureau of Customs-Northern Mindanao official said. "It is capable.

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  11. Couple blames other cybercrime scam victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    A COUPLE who was allegedly defrauded by two Japanese was not the only cybercrime scam victim in the region, and blamed the other victims who did not come out to expose the suspects. "Nagmahay ko sa gisundan nako nga nabiktima kay wala nila gi-expose ," the husband, who requested anonymity, said.

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  12. Uptown Cagayan de Oro: The greener CdeORead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    MOST of the action is happening in downtown Cagayan de Oro, but should you consider moving to the uptown area? We have been challenged last 2009, 2011 and 2013 by traumatizing typhoons. It was a call-to-action for all of us to put a stop in whatever ways we contribute to the change of climate that happened to disastrously change our lives.

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  13. IECEP envisions CdeO as ICT HubRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... the whole island. Vivanco in cooperation with the Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers of the Philippines (IECEP)- North Mindanao Chapter, which conducted a structured cabling seminar with engineers coming from all over Mindanao, ...

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  14. ANA, Philippine Airlines reach codeshare agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Air Transport World

    ... will also link the carriers' frequent flyer programs. The codeshare will include flights between Japan and the Philippines, as well as domestic routes at either end. The partners will offer a combined 74 flights a week between the two countries, ...

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  15. McAfee names Jimmy Kimmel its 'most dangerous celebrity'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    ... dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine government seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as it tries to ...

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  16. Suzuki launches more powerful V-StromRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Following the launch of its adventure tourer V-Strom 650, Suzuki introduced a more powerful adventure bike to the Philippine market over the weekend. Suzuki Philippines unveiled V-Strom 1000 ABS, touted as the company's most powerful adventure bike, in conjunction with Wheeltek Motor Sales Corp.'s 40th anniversary at the Trinoma in Quezon City.

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  17. Super karatekas: AAK-Davao wins 7 medals in MarikinaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE seven-member delegation of the Association for the Advancement of Karatedo -Davao team hauled a total of three golds, one silver, and three bronzes at the close of the SM Milo Super Karate Kids Age-Group Championships held at SM Marikina, Sunday. The Rommel Tan-mentored AAK Davao team was bannered by Seth Michael Navvaro of University of the Immaculate of Conception grade school, Lexine Elise Tan of Davao Christian High School, Brent Kendric Tan , Kyzzhia Pauline Navarro , Sofia Agullo , Daryl Sulla and Emmanuel Bayugo .

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  18. ICT promotes transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Valenzuela City building official architect Edison Ching M. Padilla, who was a guest speaker during the Balangkasan of the United Architech of Philippines Kadayawan Dabaw chapter at the Centro Arkitekto Dabaw office on Tuesday evening, said when they automated the processing of permits at their Office of the City Building Office through the 3S Plus Electronic Terminal, human-to-human interaction was reduced, which prevented the chances of bribery or other anomalies happening. He said 3S Plus Electronic Terminal is a product of the city's 3S platform wherein it aims to bring graft and corruption to a zero level by simplifying, speeding up, and providing quality service through the use of technology.

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  19. DOT 11 to promote other tourism sites in DavsurRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Tourism 11 is eyeing to intensify the promotion of other tourism products in Davao del Sur in the coming years. Eden Josephine L. David, DOT 11 Chief Tourism Operations Officer, in an interview with Sun.Star Davao, said when it comes to tourism, Mt.

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  20. Class suspensions for Wednesday, October 1Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    State weather bureau PAGASA, in an advisory, said a thunderstorm hit Bulacan, Pampanga, Rizal, and parts of Tarlac, Metro Manila, and Nueva Ecija.

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