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7 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

Visayas newsbits for April 18, 2014

Over 200 education stakeholders are expected to attend the city's first Education Summit on April 21, 2014 at the Bacolod Pavillion Hotel.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sun-Star

Tigerair offers Piso fare promo

TIGERAIR Philippines is offering a Piso fare promo for travelers who book between April 20 to 22 2014 for their travel break on Jan 1 to March 31, 2015.

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Sun-Star

In the land of Gigantes

A BOAT that had gone all too soon, and an on-the-dot appointment that called for Option B. The overnight ride would've been a leisurely 12-hour sail from the port of Cebu straight to the arms of soft-spoken Ilonggos.

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Sun-Star

1 killed, 15 wounded in airport road crash

A COLLISION between a Nissan Urvan and a public utility jeepney at an intersection of Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road in Barangay Efigenio Lizares, Talisay City Tuesday morning claimed the life of a passenger and injured 15 others, police said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sun-Star

Staging - taltal' through street theater

COMMUNITY and street theater is alive in the Philippines during Holy Week. Various popular Catholic devotions transform the entire country into a living, interactive theater replete with superstitious beliefs, reunions and parties.

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Sun-Star

Police to seal off drug-affected Brgy. 2

THE Bacolod City Police Office is planning to seal off drug-affected Barangay 2 in the wake of the series of drug raids in the village in recent weeks.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sun-Star

Negros through the eyes of a tourist

IT WAS my first time to visit Bacolod and Negros Occidental two weeks ago, in time for the weeklong Panaad sa Negros Festival.

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Sun-Star

Where speed matters

THE abandoned old Bacolod Airport came alive over the weekend as 104 sports cars intensely raced against each other for the 1st Bacolod Speed Festival.

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Sun-Star

Sapian is Bacolod's immigration head

RODELIO Sapian has been appointed by the Bureau of Immigration as the officer-in-charge alien control officer of Bacolod City.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sun-Star

Homestay Program: Strengthening rural tourism

THERE'S an interesting thrust to maximize the tourism potentials of rural areas which cannot take in as much tourists and guests because of lack of hotels and pension houses.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sun-Star

Safety alert up for Holy Week

THE Philippine Army, Philippine National Police , and the Land Transportation Office are raising security alert for the coming Holy Week.

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Sun-Star

Legaspi: 'Panaad'

IT'S just last week, when all roads led to Barangay Mansilingan. It was the celebration of all festivals in Negros Occidental - Panaad.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sun-Star

A night of never-ending dances

IT SEEMS like a night of never-ending dances at the Negros Museum in Bacolod last week.

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Sun-Star

Sangil: Chill In Poracay

It makes travelling better if you are with the family, and even better if you are accompanied by friends and political allies.

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Sun-Star

Korean tagged in woman's death released

A KOREAN national, who was the suspect of killing a woman in the Mercenary Inn in Bacolod City, was released Tuesday from the custody of Police Station 8 after his reglementary period had lapsed.

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Sun-Star

PDEA arrests 3 in buy-bust

Personnel of the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency-Western Visayas identified the suspects as Noemi Regacho, 36; Rey Arana, 33, and Neil Jalandoon, 27 -- all residents in Bacolod City.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Sun-Star

Honeyman: Disputes

Numerous complainants have said that they entered into an agreement with GA, paid money according to the agreement, and then found that they have not obtained what they paid for.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Gov't plans 15 PPP projects worth over $14B

The government plans to rollout 15 projects under the Public Private Partnership program with a total cost of over $14 billion, from now until the first quarter of next year.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

JOHNSON: Bringing a film fest to life

From left, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, Kenny Loggins, Raquel Welch, Eric Roberts, Jo Moulton, and David Foster pose during the Temecula Valley Film and Music Festival in 2010.

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Illawarra Mercury

Mission aids typhoon victims

Illawarra Sunrise Rotary Club started 2014 in "service above self" mode by sending a team of volunteers to the Philippines.

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