Iloilo, Philippines Newswire (Page 7)

Iloilo, Philippines Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Megaworld to complete more office towers, malls this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Sun-Star

    PROPERTY giant Megaworld is set to complete a record number of office and commercial projects this year, strengthening the company's recurring income portfolio that is expected to further drive double digit growth in the next three to five years. Five office towers with a combined inventory of around 207,000 square meters of fresh office spaces will be completed by the company this year, bringing Megaworld's total leasable office inventory to 1.2 million square meters, still the highest among office developers in the country.

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  2. Tourism department cites NGC as - must-experience' destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Sun-Star

    WITH the temporary closure of Boracay Island for rehabilitation, Bacolod City gets a tourism boost with the recommendation of the Department of Tourism in Western Visayas to also visit other "must-experience" tourist destinations in Western Visayas. While tourists are not allowed to visit Boracay at this time, the DOT-6 recommended eight tourist destinations each for the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Negros Occidental, and Iloilo, and the cities of Bacolod and Iloilo.

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  3. Food streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    It's more than one street, actually, a network of streets branching out from the spinal column that's Tomas Morato, streets named after Boy Scouts who perished in a plane crash more than 50 years ago. The houses there were designed for the professional class - lawyers, teachers, engineers, musicians, writers, artists, hairstylists, doctors - until from out of the kitchen one fine day, everyone saw the trend: family-size homes converted into restaurants and, in a few cases, lodges and BnB's, too.

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  4. Opposition, support flood wage hike hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sun-Star

    Confederation of Sugar Producers manager Herman Santos presents their opposition to the proposed P130 to P150 daily wage increase before the members of the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board Region 6 led by chairman Atty. Johnson Canete during the last public hearing held at Dole Negros Occidental Provincial Office in Bacolod City yesterday, May 10. OPPOSITION and support flooded the last public hearing conducted by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board Western Visayas on the petition for a wage increase for private sector workers in the region.

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  5. Department of Trade and Industry steps up measures to make small...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Trade and Industry Negros Occidental is stepping up its effort to enable micro, small and medium enterprises become digitally competitive, its top official said. DTI-Negros Occidental Provincial Director Lea Gonzales, who spoke at the #Ready Economic Growth, Education and Awareness held at O'Hotel in Bacolod City Thursday, May 10, said the agency has been pushing for the development of digitally competitive entrepreneurs amid growing competitions in both local and global market.

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  6. Guv leads groundbreaking for new DOH-Western Visayas officeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sun-Star

    ILOILO. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. leads the groundbreaking for the new Department of Health-Western Visayas office at the Provincial Government lot in Barangay Bolong Oeste, Sta.

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  7. Iloilo police office aims for zero crime on barangay, SK pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Police Office is aiming for a zero crime incident during the conduct of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14. "We encouraged the public to be vigilant and if you notice something that is unusual within your area, please help the Icpo by immediately reporting to police personnel nearest to your place for us to be able to achieve zero crime incident during elections," Icpo operations chief Jowel Saliba said. Out of 661 Icpo personnel, 124 will be assigned to polling precincts, 244 personnel posted in Standby Quick Reaction team, and 136 will be augmented to the Police Regional Office -Western Visayas.

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  8. 50 MSMEs to join 3-day trade fair at Jaro PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Government, in partnership with Produkto Lokal, will hold a Trade Fair at Jaro Plaza Bandstand starting 4 p.m. of May 25-27. "Mayor Joe III Espinosa's Pag-Ulikid program aims to bring social services closer to the people.

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  9. Labor leader hopes last public hearing to focus on wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Sun-Star

    A LABOR leader in Negros Occidental is hoping that the last public hearing set today, Thursday, May 10, by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Western Visayas will mainly focus on the proposed wage increase for workers in the region. The last of the four public hearings will be held at the Department of Labor and Employment Negros Occidental Provincial Field Office in Bacolod City.

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  10. Success stories in free forum at SM IloiloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    Toto Barcelona's only son, Julius, is an Ateneo graduate who is called by relatives "Julius the Farmer" He is very much involved in helping his father run Harbest Agribusiness which has become a big operation. Toto should be congratulated for inculcating in his son the imporance of agriculture.

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  11. Baguio commits to green governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    The city government here vowed to preserve its lush environment with programs focused on clean air, clean water, regreening program, and proper waste management. "We have to sustain the aggressive implementation of our green governance initiatives, which are already in place to strike a balance between the city development and sustaining the good condition of the environment," City Information Officer Dexter See quoted Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan as saying.

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  12. Leni Robredo in Bacolod May 9Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Sun-Star

    VICE President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo will arrive in Negros Occidental Wednesday, May 9, for various engagements. Robredo was invited by former Negros Occidental governor Rafael Coscolluela to the launching of a province-wide "Istorya ng Pag-asa" campaign in the province.

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  13. Why federalization is not advisableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    While I respect the opinion of those who agree with President Duterte that there are benefits to some select Philippine regions if we are to adopt the federal form of government, there are enough outspoken critics of federalization who see that the costs far outweigh the benefits. The battle cry of the "federalists" is "decapitate Imperial Manila."

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  14. Villaflor: Global's Infinity WarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Sun-Star

    THE trend of comebacks that defined this season's Champions League has come to an end in the semifinals. None of the teams that lost in the first leg has done enough in the return match to advance.

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  15. 9 rescued after boat capsizedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Sun-Star

    NINE persons were rescued after their fishing vessel capsized in the waters of Barangay II, Manapla, Negros Occidental, on May 1. Police identified the victims as passengers Trinidad Manapao, 49; Jenny Manapao, 20; Noriel Manapao, 21, all residents of San Antonio, Capiz; Pascual Barrios, 86, of Carles Iloilo; Teresita Antapan, 71, of E.B. Magalona town; Marissa Gonzales, 35, of Silay City; Cedric Seballos of Manapla town; boat captain Jo-An Bating, 35, and his crew Jan Rey Mapa, 23, both of Culasi, Iloilo.

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  16. 1,068 join jobs fair in Western Visayas; 70 hired on the spotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Labor and Employment in Western Visayas has registered a total of 1,068 applicants during its job fair held at Mary Mart Activity Center in Iloilo City on Monday, April 30. Of which, 70 were hired on the spot, the regional line agency reported. Johnson Canete, Dole-Western Visayas director, said all hired on the spot applied for local jobs.

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  17. Ceres FC faces Davao AguilasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Sun-Star

    CERES Negros FC is bent on extending their dominance in the ongoing Philippines Football League when they face Davao Aguilas at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Both teams are coming off huge victories over JPV Marikina with the Busmen defeating the Marikina side, 4-1, while the star-studded Aguilas overcame the tough challenge from Voltes with a 3-2 escape.

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  18. Village chief denies drug protector tagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Sun-Star

    A VILLAGE chief from Molo district, Iloilo City who has been listed on the watchlist of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency denied any involvement in the illegal drugs trade. Gemma Calzado, chairperson of Barangay Kasing-kasing, told a local radio station in an interview over Facebook Live that she had no idea where the allegation came from.

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  19. Miss Universe wants PH to host againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Sun-Star

    TOURISM Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo announced on Wednesday, May 2, that the Philippines is bidding to host the Miss Universe 2018. Even in 2017, Teo said she has been getting word from the Miss Universe Organization to stage once again the internationally-acclaimed beauty pageant.

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  20. Mayor: Bacolod still has potential areas for property developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia with Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson and Cebu Landmasters Inc. Chairman and CEO Jose Soberano III at the sidelines of the inauguration of the firm's showroom at Paseo Verde in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City, on April 30, 2018.

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