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Region 12 targets Western Visayas as next tourism market
Tourism stakeholders in Region 12 are looking at the Western Visayas as the next top market for the region's tourist destinations.
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Archbishop Capalla's brother gunned down in Iloilo
The activist brother of Davao's Archbishop Emeritus Fernando Capalla was gunned down at the public market in Oton, Iloilo at around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
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Oath taking ceremony in Philippines cancelled over graduates' 'revealing' attire
Dubai, Mar.16 : A ritual oath-taking ceremony for new pharmacists in central Philippines was recently called off after an official saw some female participants in "revealing" outfits.
Sun Mar 16, 2014
Pope names Kidapawan Bishop as Archbishop of Zamboanga
Kidapawan Bishop Romulo dela Cruz has been named by Pope Francis as the new Archbishop of Zamboanga, Vatican Radio announced Saturday.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
29 opportunities open for investors
THE city and province of Iloilo has listed a total of 29 investment opportunities open for investors to choose from through a public private partnership, joint venture, or outright business investment.
DPWH to finish Iloilo road network before...
AN OFFICIAL of the Department of Public Works and Highways has pledged to finish the rehabilitation and expansion of the road network in Iloilo before the hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic Conference in October 2015.
BCPO told to improve work vs drugs, wanted persons
BACOLOD City Police Office needs to double their efforts to improve their performance on their campaign against illegal drug and wanted persons, said Police Regional Office-Western Visayas Director Josephus Angan.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
9 firms commit to invest P100 B in Iloilo
More than P100 billion worth of investments have been committed by nine companies for different projects in the province of Iloilo.
SWS: 52 percent of firms were asked for...
More than half of enterprises surveyed in Cebu said they were asked for bribes in exchange for permits and other government transactions in 2013, the Social Weather Stations reported.
Tigerair promo offers passengers low fares for early morning flights
TIGERAIR Philippines has announced the launching of its Early Morning promos that offer low fares to those taking early flights for the whole month of March.
27 provinces declared malaria-free
In a statement, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said that of the 53 provinces that are endemic for malaria, 27 have already been certified free from it.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
No selfie? First Pinoy photographer leaves no photo of himself
Great painters like Rembrandt, Picasso, Caravaggio and Kahlo have their own self-portraits, while nowadays, in the social media age, one doesn't have to be a grand master or an Oscar nominee to have great selfies.
TIME includes Cebu City among top 10 cities...
IF YOU'RE Cebuano and are fond of posting online photos of yourself, you might be among the 99 per 100,000 individuals who placed Cebu City in the ninth spot on TIME magazine's "selfiest cities in the world."
Which is the Philippines' best-planned city?
MANILA In an effort to encourage sustainable and equitable city planning in the Philippines, the United States Agency for International Development will sponsor building the best-planned city in the country.
Fishermen get new pump boat engines, materials
A TOTAL of 130 fishermen, who were affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda , on Monday received engines and other materials for the construction of their new pump boats.
NBI set to exhume teacher's remains
THE National Bureau of Investigation will conduct an autopsy on the remains of the 32-year-old teacher who died after giving birth at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital last February 12. NBI-Bacolod special investigator Syrus Aluzan said on Monday that Dr. Nicasio Butin, medico-legal officer of their regional office in Iloilo ... (more)
Sun Mar 09, 2014
1,500 MW committed by end of Aquino's term
Committed power capacities will reach 1,500 megawatts nationwide by the end of the Aquino administration's term, Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla said.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
P3.9B rehab funds up for electric coops
ELECTRIC cooperatives in Yolanda-stricken areas in the Visayas are enjoined to apply for rehabilitation funds at the National Electrification Administration .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Sun Life offers incentive promo
Aimed at encouraging investors to invest, SLAMCI president Valerie N. Pama, during a press briefing at Bistro Rosario on Thursday, said the incentive program will be a good for two-stay vacation or offshore travel in 14 cities in the Philippines and around the world.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
1,000 set to join bike festival
MORE than 1,000 bicycle riders from different local government units in Iloilo province is set to join the 1st bike festival on March 30, 2014.