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19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Police steps up watch vs Ozamiz rob group

THE Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office continues to monitor the reported presence of the Ozamiz robbery group in the province especially in Bacolod City.

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19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Bacolod emerging city for real estate'

JONES Lang La Salle country head David Leechiu has mentioned Bacolod City as one of the emerging provincial commercial districts that is being eyed by various real estate companies and institutions.

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19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Pacete: The Bukidnons

TO DATE, we have a community of Bukidnons at Sitio Sibato, Barangay Guimbala-on in Silay City.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Weekend Balita

3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

SAN ANTONIO, Philippines U.S. Marines assigned 1st Battalion 8th Marine Regiment, Bravo Company, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercises with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Philippines 2014.

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Sun-Star

IPs want to be co-owner of JRMP II

MORE than 1,000 indigenous people in three villages of Calinog, Iloilo have said they want to be co-owner of the Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

South China Morning Post

Dozen destinations added to airport scheme in the last three years

About a dozen destinations were added to the airport's network in the last three years under the New Destination Incentive Arrangement , which gives airlines a year's worth of landing fee rebates, the Airport Authority has confirmed.

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Manila Bulletin

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Rev. Fr. Juanito Arroco Jr., parish priest of the Santa Monica Church on the corner of Basa and Dagupan Streets in Tondo, Manila, will preside over a feast mass at 6 p.m. today in honor of Saint Monica, the patroness of mothers and wives.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sun-Star

Iloilo City is - financially stable'

FORMER Iloilo City councilor Perla Zulueta affirmed that the City Government is financially stable and its financial obligations and loans had not breached the required mark to declare it as bankrupt.

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Sun-Star

Jardeleza won't start work yet at SC

NEWLY appointed Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza is on a two-week leave from the Supreme Court that began Friday to wind up things at his previous post as top government lawyer.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sun-Star

Bringing government services closer to the people

THE Ombudsman Regional Office is celebrating its 8th Anniversary in the service of the people of Western Visayas through a Caravan of Government Services.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sun-Star

Malilong: Tommy's defense of PDAF

YOU HAVE to give it to former Cebu City mayor Tomas OsmeA a. He doesn't back down from a good argument even if it means taking the unpopular side.

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Sun-Star

29 pupils bag international Mathematics...

A TOTAL of 29 pupils in nine public and private schools in Iloilo City recently bagged awards in four international Mathematics competitions held in China.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABS-CBN News

P21-B Lgu fund in 2015 not 'pork " lawmaker

The P21 billion set aside in the 2015 national budget for barangay communities and local government units is not part of the controversial Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel as claimed by leftist groups, Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone said yesterday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Manila Bulletin

Visayas Newsbits for August 15, 2014

Bacolod City, Negros Occ. - The Commission on Elections will hold satellite barangay registration every Saturday from August 23 to September 27. Negros Occidental Provincial Elections Supervisor Jessie Suarez said the activity is based on a new Comelec order to saturate all areas for voters' registration.

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Sun-Star

Regional museum up in Iloilo City

THE Iloilo City Council has approved an ordinance calling for a deed of donation by and between the City Government and the National Museum, relative to the donation of the old Jaro municipal hall for the establishment of a Regional Museum extension office in the city.

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Philippines: Vocal DAP critic Bayan Muna Neri Colmenares also got P25M from fund

MANILA, Philippines-One of the most vocal critics of the Disbursement Acceleration Program in the House of Representatives was allocated the economic stimulus fund that the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sun-Star

Ilonggo solons support MIWD privatization

REPRESENTATIVE Jerry P. Trenas of Iloilo City's lone district is enthusiastic that several Ilonggo congressmen are supporting his resolution strongly urging the Local Water Utilities Administration and the Metro Iloilo Water District to initiate the process of privatization of the local water district.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sun-Star

Police on alert vs Ozamiz rob group

THE Bacolod City Police Office raised its alert level amid reports of the presence anew of members of the Ozamiz robbery group in the city.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sun-Star

Tax talk with city bizmen set August 14-15

ORGANIZATION officials of some 350 small, medium and large companies based in Iloilo City will once again sit in a round table discussion and subsequent public consultation on August 14-15, 2014 on the proposed increase of real property taxes effective January 1, 2015.

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Sun-Star

Organic farming gains ground in Western Visayas

Organic agriculture is fast gaining ground with the farming sector of Western Visayas as more Ilonggos are apt to appreciate health foods as well as protect the environment from toxic and poisonous chemicals.

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