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  1. Tech Mahindra launches 4th BPO center in PHRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ABS-CBN News

    ... since 2008," said Sujit Baksi, chief executive of Tech Mahindra Business Services Group (BSG). Anand Achuthan, Philippines delivery head at Tech Mahindra BSG, said the firm's operations in Cebu are focused on supporting both global clients and ...

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  2. TNT's Castro is Best Player of the ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ABS-CBN News

    Talk N Text's Jayson Castro delivers a layup against Rain or Shine. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines Talk 'N Text's Jayson Castro picked the Best Player of the Conference award following a sensational run in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.

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  3. 40,000 jobs up for grabs on Labor Day career fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sun-Star

    At least 40,195 jobs will be up for grabs in this year's Labor Day Job Fairs in Central Luzon, the Department of Labor and Employment said on Tuesday. Jobseekers may avail of these job-openings on the Dole Regional Office III's region-wide job fairs on May 1 to commemorate this year's 113th Philippine Labor Day Celebration.

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  4. Grass FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | MindaNews

    Firefighters help each other put out a grass fire that got out of control due to the summer heat in Barangay Camaman-an in Cagayan de Oro City Tuesday . MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center is a cooperative composed of independent, professional journalists who believe and practice people empowerment through media.

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  5. Philippine climate envoy steps down to lead 'pilgrimage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AlertNet

    Naderev "Yeb" Sano , the Philippines' climate commissioner, talks to the media at U.N. climate talks in Warsaw, Nov. 19, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempe MANILA, April 22 - The Philippines' climate change commissioner, Naderev "Yeb" Sao, who grabbed the limelight at U.N. climate talks with emotional pleas for action, stepped down on Wednesday to lead a "pilgrimage" to parts of the world hit by climate impacts.

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  6. Drought damage to Davao agri reaches P2-BRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ABS-CBN News

    Damage to crops caused by the dry spell in Davao City has reached P2 billion, according to the Davao City Agricultural Office. In Barangay Cadalian in Baguio District, Davao City, tomato farmers started pulling out their damaged plants.

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  7. 3-year transition of Negros Island Region pushedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Philippines Today

    ... would be no cost at all on the part of the national government. Of the 40 national government agencies in the Philippines, around 30 of them already have their provincial offices in both capital cities, so why not utilize them at first, he said. Du ...

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  8. Farmers urged to plant cash crops along floodwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sun-Star

    SOME four kilometers stretch on both sides of the Iloilo flood control project in Jaro district are being proposed to be planted with cash crops and vegetables and develop the area as an agri-ecotourism project. Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the proposal came from Gina Lopez of the Iloilo Lopez Development Foundation to utilize the vacant lot along the sides of the floodway into a more productive area with Iloilo City housewives and women farmers to take charge.

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  9. Sangil: $ Remittances Drying UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sun-Star

    'Namalisbis at nag-unahang dumapo sa magkabilang pisngi ko ang luha ng matanaw ko ang malamig na bangkay ni Ka Blas na noon ay ibinurol sa bulwagan ng senado'. In short, what the first sentence written in Pilipino meant was that tears fell when I attended the wake of my mentor, the late Senate President Blas F. Ople of Sta.

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  10. MANILA: Philippines on its way to become a heavyweight: IHS GlobalRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Asia News Network

    ... chief economist Rajiv Biswas said. "This will help attract foreign direct investment by multinationals into the Philippines manufacturing and services industry." The main growth drivers for the Philippines economy are the rapidly growing outsourcing ...

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  11. Binay exit from PDP-Laban a 'blessing in disguise': PimentelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ABS-CBN News

    ... the 1986 snap elections, helping propel Aquino's widow Cory to the presidency. But the party system in the Philippines is not really a strong one, and politicians usually join whatever party serves their interest. That's bad news for the smaller ...

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  12. US$7,000 up for grabs in 2015 Siargao international women surfing tourneyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | MindaNews

    ... she said. The Siargao competition was first sanctioned to be part of the ASC in May 2012. This placed the Philippines in the surfing map of the multi-country, multi-event professional ASC. In that same event, Anderson, who was then ranked second in ...

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  13. LP shrugs off 'no-el' scenarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sun-Star

    A LAWMAKER remains confident that the automated elections will push through next year despite the Supreme Court's decision scrapping the P268.8-million extended warranty contract given by the Commission on Elections to Smartmatic-Total Information Management Corporation . Marikina City Representative Romero Quimbo said the administration Liberal Party will oppose any attempt to delay the national elections in 2016.

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  14. Davao council gives nod for Duterte to sign MOU with UPMin for sports complex constructionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | MindaNews

    The city council passed on second reading an ordinance granting Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte authority to sign for the city a proposed memorandum of understanding with the University of the Philippines for the construction of a sports complex at UP Mindanao's property in Mintal here. The measure was passed by the Sangguniang Panlungsod during its regular session Tuesday after an emergency committee hearing held last week.

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  15. Oceana hails SC decision on Tanon Strait explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Ocean conservation group Oceana Philippines lauded the decision of the Supreme Court that declared as unconstitutional the oil and gas exploration activities at the Taon Strait between the islands of Negros and Cebu. "This is a landmark ruling which should prevent any project which destroys the ecological integrity especially of a protected seascape," Oceana Philippines vice president Gloria Estenzo Ramos said in a statement.

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  16. Honeyman: Going for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sun-Star

    TRANSPORT and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya recently confirmed that the operation and maintenance of Bacolod-Silay International Airport will be privatized "soon." I hope he is right.

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  17. Negros region bid approval seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sun-Star

    ... the two possible sites where they can put up the regional center. The two NIR sites are both part of the Central Philippines State University campus situated in Barangay Tagukon, Kabankalan City. During the meeting with Governor Degamo, Roxas ...

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  18. Bacolod declared - most peaceful, progressive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City was declared "most peaceful and progressive city" as the peace and order situation in the city has significantly improved and security measures are effectively functioning. Tuesday's ceremonial signing of the declaration was led by Mayor Monico Puentevella with Colonel Noel Buan of the Army's 3rd Infantry Brigade and Police Regional Office Chief Josephus Angan.

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  19. Aquino to visit NegOccRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sun-Star

    According to MaraA on, members of the President's advance party composed of Presidential Management Staff personnel is set to arrive Tuesday. The governor said Aquino will inaugurate the P630-million four-storey Negros First Cyber Centre and the P66.5-million three-storey 45-classroom building at the Negros Occidental High School, both in Bacolod City, and the P55.1-million Negros First Rice Processing Center in Barangay Tabunan, Bago City.

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  20. Apec meet area to be cleared of hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella on Tuesday directed heads of various city departments to clear the streets of tricycles and pedicabs starting April 28, in preparation for the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference meeting on April 29 to 30. The city will host the Apec summit on "Disaster Risk Finance-Apec Roadmap for Resilient Economies" to be held at the SMX Convention Center. During the final briefing of the Apec-Local Organizing Committee at the Bacolod People's House, Puentevella discussed the matter was with Police Regional Office Chief Josephus Angan and other police officials, some city officials and representatives from the business and private sectors.

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