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Local news for Western Visayas, Philippines continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Aquino survives impeachment

Philippines President Beinigno Aquino III got justice when the justice committee of the House of Representatives voted an identical 54-4 on all three impeachment complaints against him for insufficiency of substance, Malacanang said on Tuesday.

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13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Int'l body readies development framework for 2020

A GLOBAL service provider and leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health for all is calling all governments to establish by 2015 a new international development framework that includes sexual and reproductive health as essential priorities.

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16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

J.CO Donuts opens 2 branches in Cebu

INDONESIAN food chain J.CO Donuts and Coffee continues its aggressive expansion in the Philippines as it simultaneously opened two branches in Cebu on Monday: in Ayala Center Cebu and SM City Cebu.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Sun-Star

Unicef to distribute anti pre-marital sex manuals

THE United Nations International Children Fund will distribute manuals to discourage pre-marital sex to teenagers in Yolanda-hit areas in Visayas.

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Sun-Star

Low cost housing up in Iloilo

THE World Bank has tapped the Iloilo City Government and other National Government agencies to draft a plan for low cost housing units in Western Visayas.

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Sun-Star

Mayor orders towing of abandoned vehicles

ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has ordered members of Task force Asis to remove abandoned vehicles on the streets of Jaro, Lapaz to lessen traffic congestion.

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ABS-CBN News

Did Drilon get P1-B Dap?

"This is a blatant lie, and I will not dignify these characters with a response.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CNN

1-2-3-JUMP

I was walking along the seawall in Iloilo, Philippines when I heard the familiar, "picture?" I looked behind me and a group of children had gathered on the seawall wanting me to take their photo.

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Philippines Today

Resolve problems first before Sicogon development- Tupas

In a brief but no-holds barred media interview, Iloilo 5th District Representative Niel "Jun-Jun" Tupas, Jr. on Friday, made it clear that hehas nothing against the future development of Sicogon Island off the municipality of Carles in Iloilo.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Mission to cook 50 Filipino meals in 50 states comes to Anchorage

Her goal is twofold: to spotlight Filipino cuisine and culture throughout the United States and to raise money for schools in the Philippines that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan almost a year ago.

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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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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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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

Council seeks to regulate prostitution

THE ILOILO City Council has approved a regulation ordinance that prohibits any form of solicitation for prostitution in the city and will impose penalties for violators.

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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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