Central Visayas, Philippines Newswire (Page 8)

Central Visayas, Philippines Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Pacete: Policy choices for 2016 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    IT IS very funny but we have to consider ethno political groups for the 2016 elections. I am referring to people whose identity is primarily defined by their sense of sharing a common ancestral nationality, language, cultural heritage, and kinship ties.

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  2. Batang PBA unfolds May 7Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    TOP aspiring cagers in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental are set to take the STI West Negros University hard courts Saturday, May 7, at 8:30 a.m. for the 2016 Batang PBA CloudFone Bacolod Leg. Tournament commissioner Junjun Gustillo said it will feature players aged 13-16 years old from University of St. La Salle, STI West Negros University, St. Joseph-La Salle, St. John's Institute, Trinity Christian School, and Dona Montserrat Memorial High School-Silay City.

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  3. This summer, climb any mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    LET'S take advantage of the dry season. This is the best time to consider exploring the mountain range of Negros.

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  4. 101 political clans rule polls in top 20-vote rich provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Inside Pcij

    THROUGHOUT THE 24 years of elections in the Philippines's 20 provinces with the most number of registered voters, family names on the ballots seem to keep repeating themselves, the same ones popping up over and over again. It's a situation that goes against the equal access to opportunities for public service guaranteed by the 1987 Constitution.

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  5. Who will be your governor?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    Atty. Garcia wants a stronger governor's office. The former GSIS president and former two-term Cebu Provincial Board member says emphatically, "Some of our past political leaders have failed because they did not know what to do.

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  6. the Pal Family. Atty. Fred Mison, SVP for Airline Operations Group...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    THE PAL FAMILY. Atty. Fred Mison, SVP for Airline Operations Group Ismael Gozon, Joey Franco, Candy Angsangto and Cezanne Villafuerte of Ancillary Bus Group, Jimmy Bautista, Cielo Villaluna, Rachel Lim, Stewart Lim, and Kit Javier.

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  7. Young people overtake OFWs as leading HIV carrierRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sun-Star

    But now, the table has been turned and the young people aged 15 to 24 are considered as main carrier of the dreaded virus due to their unprotected and unsafe sexual activities. Dr. Elvie Villabos, chief of infectious disease and DOH cluster head, said the young people contributed a lot to the increase of HIV-Aids cases from 1 new case per day in 2008 to 27 new diagnosed cases per day in February 2016 or about 31,911 cases by February.

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  8. Lacson, Ferrer to join mayoralty bets in final days of campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ASPIRANTS for Negros Occidental's vice gubernatorial seat - incumbent Eugenio Jose Lacson and challenger, Fourth District Representative Jeffrey Ferrer - are expected to join the miting de avance of some mayoralty bets in the province during the last two days of the campaign period. Lacson said that he had joined the miting de avance of Isabela Mayor Enriquie Montilla last Thursday, May 5, and in Escalante City in the afternoon of the same day.

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  9. Sanchez: Prayer of Cover and SurrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Sun-Star

    I WISH I could say that I wrote the beautiful Prayer of Cover and Surrender for the upcoming national elections. I posted on my Facebook and my friends there wrongly credited me for it.

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  10. A pilgrimage via door of mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Sun-Star

    FATHER Benedict Marlon Ma. Cruz, the Marian Missionaries of the Holy Cross Pastoral Director, and the Youth for Mary and Christ animators led by Jeannipher Vasquez, organized a pilgrimage via the door of mercy on April 25 to 30. They were joined by two brother seminarians and four faculty/staff members of the Mater Dei College, including this writer.

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  11. Mara on: Roxas to have 500,000 margin in NegrosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Sun-Star

    THREE days before the elections, Governor Alfredo Maranon projected that administration standard bearer Manuel Roxas II would have a winning margin of 500,000 over his rivals among Negros Occidental voters. "For me, he is number one," Maranon said when asked about his reaction to some surveys, where Roxas recently rose to second place.

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  12. P373,000 in drugs seized in 2 NegOcc citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Sun-Star

    POLICE operatives seized P373,000 worth of illegal drugs in separate operations in two cities in Negros Occidental on Thursday, May 5. Police identified the suspects as Tristan Apuhin, 30, of San Julio Subdivision, Barangay 2; Edcel Manguilimotan, 30, of Ylagan Street, all in San Carlos City; and Joseph Anthony Ballesteros, 31, of Roxas Street in Kabankalan City. Joint operatives of the San Carlos City Police Station, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, and Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group acted on a search warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 59 Judge Katherine Go against Apuhin.

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  13. The great sugarland escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Manila-based motoring writers join KIA Motors Philippines President Ginia Domingo for a photo opportunity with the Sportage GT. It's undeniable that there's an industry boom in the automotive sector.

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  14. Cloud seeding brings rainfall to 3 NegOcc areasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ONGOING cloud-seeding operations have again brought moderate rainfall to three local government units in southern Negros Occidental on Wednesday, May 4. Corazon Ditarro, engineer II of Agro-Hydrology and Rain Simulation Section of the Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Soils and Water Management , said that at around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, moderate rains that lasted for 45 minutes were felt in Pontevedra town and the cities of La Carlota and Sipalay. La Carlota had been experiencing rains since Sunday, when the operation started, while Pontevedra and Sipalay were among the 13 other areas in Negros Island Region that initially felt cloud-seeded rains on Monday and Tuesday.

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  15. CPPO to get augmentation forceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ALMOST 300 policemen from the Mandaue City Police Office and the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office will be assigned to different areas to augment the police force in the province on election day. Senior Supt.

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  16. Sanchez: More than food, a lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Sun-Star

    WHAT'S the opposite of fast, we were asked in grade school on antonyms? No brainer, right? Slow. So what's the antonym of fast food? Many will get stumped to that one.

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  17. Santiago: Fighting corruption a top priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Sun-Star

    IF Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago will be elected president on May 9, the feisty lawmaker said Friday that the first item under her administration is to "reform the culture of corruption". "It does not take a genius to solve corruption.

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  18. Power reserve in NegOcc more than enough for pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental has more than enough energy reserve for the conduct of the national and local elections on May 9, an official of the Department of Energy said. William Carido, senior science research specialist of DOE-Visayas, said the agency is confident that power supply in the province during the critical election days will be adequate.

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  19. Preventive maintenance of Visayas power firms almost complete - DOERead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Sun-Star

    BARELY 10 days before the May 9 national and local elections, the Department of Energy said the preventive maintenance operations among power plants in the Visayas are almost complete. William Carido, senior science research specialist of DOE-Visayas, said Thursday the energy sector is nearing the completion of the preparations for elections.

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  20. OPBF prexy encourages more boxing promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Sun-Star

    ORIENTAL and Pacific Boxing Federation president Juan Ramon Guanzon said more boxing promotions are needed in the country to keep Filipino boxers fight at home instead of taking chances abroad. Guanzon, also the chairman of Games and Amusement Board and member of World Boxing Council Board of Governors, said that due to lack of promotions in the Philippines, Filipino fighters are forced to accept fight offers overseas.

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