Cavite, Philippines Newswire

Cavite, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Binay: Economic growth not felt by manyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    VICE President Jejomar Binay delivered the "true" State of the Nation Address on Monday, scoring the current administration's failure in addressing corruption, extreme poverty and social inequality. During his speech held at the Cavite State University in Indang, Cavite, the Vice President said the economic growth presented during President Benigno Aquino III's Sona last week masked the "painful truth" that only a few benefitted from such progress.

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  2. Binay wants to open up economy to foreign investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Vice President Jejomar Binay reiterated his call to amend the economic provisions of the Constitution to attract more foreign investors. In a speech to counter the President's State of the Nation Address , Binay said opening up the economy to foreign investors will create more jobs for Filipinos.

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  3. Philippine crime rate up by 46 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    While the Philippine National Police claimed a 60 percent decrease in crimes in Metro Manila, the number of crimes committed nationwide increased by about 46 percent during the first six months of the year as compared to the same period last year. Records from the PNP Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management showed that theft, car theft, physical injuries and rape were among the crimes that had a huge increase.

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  4. DOTC to resolve common station dispute this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The Department of Transportation and Communications is looking to come up with a compromise agreement this week to address the impasse on the common train station to link the Light Rail Transit and Metro Rail Transit . Transportation Undersecretary Jose Perpetuo Lotilla told reporters the DOTC, Light Rail Manila Consortium , Universal LRT Corp. and SM Prime Holdings Inc. have agreed in principle on the proposal to construct two common stations to connect LRT-1, MRT-3 and the planned MRT-7.

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  5. Theft, carnapping, rape, other crimes up by nearly 50% from 2014 - " PNPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    The number of crimes committed across the country has increased by almost 50 percent from January to June this year as compared with the same period last year. The big jump in the figure is noticeable in cases of theft, carnapping, physical injuries and even rape, records from the Philippine National Police revealed over the weekend.

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  6. MMDA eyes 2 or 3 more earthquake drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The Metro Manila Development Authority believes two or three more drills are needed to further enhance public readiness in case a strong earthquake hits the capital. Speaking on radio dzMM, MMDA chairman Atty.

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  7. Tabada: Of gods and aliensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sun-Star

    How are you? I marvel at your patience. It is beyond me to speculate why you ever chose us.

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  8. Serna: That - Kellan Lutz' Photo OpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    PROMO Diva Josie Pereyra of JSP Ads and Promo confirmed that the three lead actors in the Star Cinema movie The Love Affair will be in Cebu next Friday, Aug. 7. The movie stars Richard Gomez, Dawn Zulueta and Bea Alonzo. I'm reiterating the impact of this development as a movie enthusiast.

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  9. Almost real: Metro 'shake drill' with collapsed structures, emergency scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABS-CBN News

    The Metro Manila Development Authority hailed the metro shake drill a "success" as thousands of Filipinos participated and learned how they should act in the event of a huge quake. "It is a dream fulfilled.

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  10. Legarda renews call for monthly earthquake drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    FOLLOWING the Metro Manila-wide earthquake drill on Thursday, Senator Loren Legarda urged her colleagues to pass a measure seeking to require monthly emergency drills, particularly in education and health care institutions. "The regular conduct of fire and earthquake drills would effectively instill disaster preparedness in our citizens.

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  11. New study backs 30,000 projected deaths in Metro Manila after 'The Big One'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Over 30,000 people in Metro Manila and nearby areas could die should a massive earthquake triggered by the movement of the Valley Fault System occur, an expert said. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology executive director Renato Solidum said the latest Phivolcs and Geoscience Australia study revealed that as many as 31,000 people could die should a quake of at least magnitude 7.2 hit the metro.

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  12. LOOK: Department of Finance joins 'shake drill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABS-CBN News

    DOF said it is committed to bolstering disaster resiliency and risk financing, a key pillar of the Cebu Action Plan, which the agency is advancing as part of its APEC agenda. "I'm happy to see our country keeps learning from our past experiences and that we are taking steps to be both ready and resilient," Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran said.

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  13. Ayala acquires control of top Bicol universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABS-CBN News

    Ayala Education Inc., the academic investment arm of Ayala Corp., has acquired a 60 percent stake in University of Nueva Caceres in Camarines Sur, one of the leading universities in the Bicol region. "We are very pleased to have been invited to partner with UNC, given its 67 years of success, leading position in Bicol and vibrant school spirit.

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  14. Live blog: Metro Manila shake drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | ABS-CBN News

    At exactly 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 30, bells will ring and a recording of a rumbling earthquake sound will be heard all throughout Metro Manila, signalling the start of the shake drill spearheaded by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority . MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino urges everyone to participate, whether you're at home, in the school, mall, office, or church, or even on the road.

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  15. Vista Land says work ongoing for phase one of Vista City project's EcohubRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Philippines Today

    Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. on Wednesday it has made progress in implementing the first phase of its Php50-billion Vista City project's Ecohub situated in southern Mega Manila which is envisioned to become one of the most advanced business and information technology parks in the country. "The first phase of the project, which covers 10 hectares, is already underway while the University Town will be the future location of prestigious colleges in the South of the Metro," Vista Land said in a statement.

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  16. How to survive a tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sun-Star

    In a leaflet from the Philippine Institute Volcanology and Seismology , tsunami is described as a series of waves commonly generated by undersea earthquakes. A tsunami can occur if a quake is shallow and strong enough to displace parts of the seabed and disturb the mass of water over it.

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  17. What to do during an earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sun-Star

    An updated map of the Philippine Institute of Volcanologist and Seismology released in May showed that the West Valley Fault, which traverses Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal and Cavite, has the potential to generate up to 7.2-magnitude earthquake. According to the 2004 Metro Manila Earthquake Impact Reduction Study, a 7.2 magnitude quake in Metro Manila could cause 33,500 deaths and 114,000 injuries itself and additional 18,000 deaths from the fire that could break out.

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  18. Elite field braces for Aboitiz shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ABS-CBN News

    Jay Bayron and Charles Hong expect no less than a shootout among the local aces and a crack international field when the $100,000 Aboitiz Invitational is fired off Aug. 5 at the Manila Southwoods' Legends course in Carmona, Cavite. With the par-72 layout spruced up to championship condition and the elite field coming in top form following a series of tournaments here and abroad, a four-day battle of shotmaking, iron play and putting is expected with the two local pros predicting an 18-under winning total.

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  19. Philippines: Aquino Placates DOTC Chief Over MRT-3 TroublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Mass Transit

    President Benigno Aquino 3rd said that DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya should not be dismayed if the public has forgotten whatever good he has done for the country's transportation sector because of the complicated issues surrounding Metro Rail Transit Line 3 . "Kay Secretary Jun Abaya, huwag ka sana panghinaan ng loob kung tila nalilimot ng iba ang nagawa mo; ang pagtanggal ng ICAO sa significant safety concerns sa ating aviation sector, ang pag-alis ng European ban sa ating mga eroplano at ang pag-akyat natin sa Category 1 ng US FAA," Aquino said.

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  20. MANILA: Tycoons to join bidding for Manila international airport's rehabRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Asia News Network

    The Gokongwei family's JG Summit Holdings, Aboitiz Equity Ventures and Ayala Corp. are keen on a 75-billion-peso contract to operate and develop Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the country's busiest air gateway that has been dubbed the "crown jewel" of Philippine airport deals. The Naia development project recently hurdled the National Economic and Development Authority's Investment Coordination Committee.

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