Silay, Philippines Newswire

Silay, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Honeyman: PPP Negrense styleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    NORMALLY, I do not peruse the Classified Section of our newspapers. Job advertisements for positions for which I am manifestly unsuitable generally do not interest me.

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  2. Pacete: Silay Tourism Month CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun-Star

    The Philippines is an active participant flying its color, "It's more fun in the Philippines!" Negros is positioning itself by inviting tourists to experience "Sugar and More". Silay City, since then, has opted to have a month-long celebration instead of just having a Tourism Week.

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  3. Back off from Buri Road project, Bing toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella urged Thursday his political rival Representative Evelio Leonardia to back off after latter slammed the former for ordering to stop the P50-million Buri Road project in Barangay Mandalagan. Puentevella wrote Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson and reported to him that the good roads improved during his term as congressman were destroyed by DPWH Bacolod District Engineer's Office without his knowledge.

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  4. Agri office honors 11 Gawad Saka awardeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    FARMERS, fisherfolk and associations were recognized by the Department of Agriculture-Western Visayas as the Gawad Saka regional winners during the awarding ceremony on August 26 in Iloilo City. Executive director of Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries and chairman of the Gawad Saka National Search Committee Engr.

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  5. Officials: - STL benefits LGUs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    TOP officials of Negros Occidental have expressed support to the continued operation of Small Town Lottery in the province amid the Catholic Church's opposition to its operation in Bacolod City. Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. said Wednesday that instead of opposing the STL opposing the STL , which is legal, the Diocese of Bacolod should focus its campaign on illegal gambling like jai-alai.

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  6. Leonardia slams mayor for blocking road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Representative Evelio Leonardia slammed Tuesday Mayor Monico Puentevella for ordering to stop work on the P50-million Buri Road Project in Barangay Mandalagan. "This is obstructionist politics at its worst," Leonardia said in a press statement, adding that the road rehabilitation could be delayed because Puentevella has declared that "Buri Road is not on the priority list at the moment."

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  7. Diocese of Bacolod to issue pastoral letter on STLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Sun-Star

    BISHOP Vicente Navarra is coming out with a pastoral letter about the Small Town Lottery , Fr. Ernie Larida, director of the Social Action Center of the Diocese of Bacolod, said.

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  8. Dengue cases in Negros Occidental on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Sun-Star

    DENGUE cases in Negros Occidental increased by 80.84 percent in the first eight months of the year compared to the cases for the same period in 2014. Records of the Provincial Health Office showed that from January to August this year, 724 cases were recorded from only 428 last year.

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  9. Shortage in supply affects processing of batwan, ginger in NegOccRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Sun-Star

    A FOOD processor in Bacolod City has stopped its batwan powder production since June due to shortage of said commodity considered endemic in Negros Occidental and some parts of Panay Island. Joy Ogan of Iida Farms, one of the top processors of turmeric, ginger, and batwan-based products in the province, said they started to produce and eventually introduced batwan powder in the market this year after its debut in Madrid Fusion in Manila.

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  10. Gamboa: STL to counter continued proliferation of illegal gamblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr. said he firmly believes that the Small Town Lottery of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office can help stop the proliferation of illegal numbers game in the city. Gamboa, who was among the six councilors who voted for the approval of the resolution of no objection for the operation of STL in Bacolod, added that allowing the PCSO's numbers game to operate will create a demand for "an alternative choice" against the existence of illegal gambling.

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  11. Bacolod mayor to study endorsement of STLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella said he will study the action of the City Council endorsing the operation of the Small Town Lottery in the city amid opposition from various sectors particularly the Diocese of Bacolod. The council approved during its special session Tuesday the required resolution of no objection authored by Councilor Alex Paglomutan.

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  12. Pacete: What excellent tour guides should know, 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Sun-Star

    TOURISM is a pragmatic industry. We need reliable workers from all walks of life.

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  13. Man nabbed for threat, illegal gun possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Sun-Star

    A MAN was apprehended in a follow-up operation conducted by Police Station 5 at his house at Abada Escay, Brgy. Vista Alegre in Bacolod City Sunday for alarm and scandal, grave threat and violation of Republic Act 10591 or illegal possession of firearms.

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  14. 6 firms bid for Davao airport projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Sun-Star

    SIX companies have submitted documents to prequalify and bid for the P108.19 billion bundled maintenance project for five regional airports after series of cancellation by the Department of Transportation and Communications . The bundled maintenance project for the five regional airports includes the P40.57 billion development and maintenance of the Davao International Airport or the Francis Bangoy International Airport.

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  15. 8 firms interested in building and operating five regional airportsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Philippines Today

    Eight firms on Monday submitted pre-qualification documents to the Department of Transportation and Communications for the Development and Operations and Maintenance of five regional airport projects in the country. These firms are Megawide Construction Corp.; MPIC JGS Airports Holdings, Inc.; San Miguel Holdings Corp.; Skylanders Inc.; Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc.; Union Equities Inc.; Sojitz Corp.; and JG Summit Holdings, Inc. DOTC proceeded with the prequalification submission despite issuance of a 72-hour temporary restraining order by the Davao Regional Trial Court against the bidding of the public-private partnership project on the same day.

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  16. 6 groups vie for P108-B provincial airports projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | ABS-CBN News

    Six groups have expressed interest in bidding for two packages of government's airport projects worth an estimated P108 billion. The bids are part of a program to upgrade ageing infrastructure in the Philippines, and involve the central Bacolod-Silay and Iloilo International airports and the Davao, Laguindingan and Bohol airport projects in central and southern Philippines.

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  17. Airport project bid underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Sun-Star

    FIVE firms have expressed interest to bid for the development and operations and maintenance of five regional airport projects in Visayas and Mindanao, the Department of Transportation and Communications said Sunday. The companies, which expressed interest to bid for public-private-partnership projects, include GMR-Megawide, Metro-Pacific-JG Summit Consortium, Aboitiz Equity Ventures, San Miguel Corp., Philippine Skylanders Inc., and Union Equities.

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  18. Turkish TAV Airports to bid in Philippines projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    A consortium which includes Turkey's TAV Airports has submitted the pre-qualification documents for the Private-Public-Partnership Regional Airports Project in the Philippines. "The project consists of the operations and maintenance of the Bacolod-Silay, Iloilo, Davao, Laguindingan and New Bohol-Panglao [Tagbilaran] airports, which served around 9 million passengers in 2014," said TAV Airports on Aug. 17, in a written statement to the Public Disclosure Platform .

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  19. Pacate: What excellent tour guides should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Sun-Star

    Tourism industry is here and now! Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. has been very effective in bringing investors to Negros Occidental. Mayor Monico Puentevella believes that Bacolod is booming.

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  20. Carmela, Foodman champs in Meliton-Petron cagefestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Sun-Star

    CARMELA Basketball and Foodman Bread Masters captured the titles of the 35-Up and Inter-Company categories, respectively, in the just-concluded Meliton-Petron Basketball Tournament played at the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College-Talisay gym. Carmela demolished Eroreco Warriors, 110-88 behind Leo Bat-og's 16 points, 13 coming off in the third quarter.

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