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  1. Customs most corrupt gov't agency - SWSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Weekend Balita

    The Bureau of Customs ranked as the most corrupt among the government agencies in a poll conducted among executives of companies according to a Social Weather Stations survey released Thursday. The survey involved face-to-face interview of executives of 966 companies, 325 of whom were randomly drawn large enterprises, and 641 were randomly drawn small and medium enterprises.

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  2. Mendoza: Farewell to an extraordinary leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    DIRECTOR'S Cut: . "Let me assure you that in the performance of my official duties and even my private acts will be guided and guarded by my Oath of Office, The Panunumpa ng Kawani ng Gobyerno, the Philippine Constitution and all the laws that govern our actions."

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  3. Two-time Milo Marathon Queen rules Lucena raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABS-CBN News

    Ruel Suazo and two-time Milo Marathon Queen Mary Grace Delos Santos cinched the top spot as 21K winners of the 39th National Milo Marathon in Lucena City. Handout photo.

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  4. CHED says no budget cuts in SUCs in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Manila Bulletin

    The Commission on Higher Education on Friday decried reports about cuts in the budgets of State Universities and Colleges in 2016 and even pointed out that allocation for these educational institutions have even hit an "all-time high" during the administration of President Aquino. In an official statement, CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan defended the budget of her agency and that of the SUCs before the House Committee on Appropriations Wednesday and stressed that reports about budget cuts in these educational institutions were "inaccurate."

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  5. JCI Iloilo Ilang-ilang and LPNHS bring heaven to aeta community through educationRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Philippines Today

    The Junior Chamber International Philippines Iloilo Ilang-ilang, Inc. , together with the Lapaz National High School , educate aeta community in Barangay Lanit, Jaro, Iloilo City. The program Skwela 'Ta of JCI Iloilo Ilang-ilang is a part of their project "Langit sa Lanit", a program for adopting of the aeta community headed by Rodelyn Ngipen.

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  6. Development council to nominate for new headRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Sun-Star

    THE Regional Development Council in Western Visayas is set to elect a nominee from government sector for the chairperson position on September 4, in its third quarter meeting in Iloilo following the separation of Negros Occidental from the region. RDC-Western Visayas chairman Alfredo G. Maranon, Jr, Negros Occidental Governor, has left the post after President Benigno S. Aquino III approved the creation of Negros Island Region which took effect on June 5, 2015.

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  7. BSP cites partners, stakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Sun-Star

    THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas cited six partners and stakeholders of Western Visayas Region in a ceremony on Friday in Iloilo City for advocacy support in promoting a strong financial system. The regional winners are Iloilo Talk Active Corp as outstanding respondent among large and medium firms and Asian Alcohol Corp as outstanding respondent among small firms under the information support category; and Philippine Statistics Authority-Negros Occidental as outstanding partner for report on regional economic development.

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  8. Senate Electoral Tribunal wants Poe's recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ABS-CBN News

    The Senate Electoral Tribunal has issued a resolution ordering the National Statistics Office and the Bureau of Immigration to produce documents in connection with Senator Grace Poe's birth and citizenship. The resolution dated August 27, which assumes the form of a subpoena duces tecum, directs the NSO to produce Poe's birth certificate and the BI to show the senator's complete travel records and her citizenship papers and immigration records when she was still an American citizen.

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  9. Robinsons Malls host LTO license renewalsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | ABS-CBN News

    The Land Transportation Office has partnered with the Gokongwei family's Robinsons Malls to launch its new service improvement program involving the establishment of Driver's License Renewal Offices around the country. Under their memorandum of agreement, Robinsons Malls will provide office space for DLROs at 24 of its malls across the country for 10 years.

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  10. Victorias-Ajuy-Banate economic triangle pushedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    AN ECONOMIC triangle composed of Victorias City in Negros Occidental, and the towns of Ajuy and Banate in Iloilo is being proposed by two Negrense lawmakers. To push the initiative, which includes a proposed port development project, Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez and Abang Lingkod partylist Representative Stephen Paduano hosted Thursday a meeting with officials from the three local government units in Victorias.

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  11. Sanchez: Fish storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    I FIND it easier to think of Negros Occidental without sugar than to be a province without fish. Maybe it's time for all Negrenses to have another think coming.

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  12. HRANO urges unity in facing Asean, global integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    AMID the challenges of economic integration in Southeast Asia and around the world, there is a need to transcend the mindset of the local hotel and restaurant industry into a global outlook, Negrense restaurateur Bobby Magalona said. Magalona, director and former president of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Negros Occidental , is among the organizers of the ongoing 4th Regional Sabor Bisaya Trade Exhibit food expo and culinary competition at the SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City.

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  13. 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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  14. LP strengthens ticket in Iloilo CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    THE Liberal Party has started strengthening its membership in Iloilo City with the induction of four new members from other parties. Lone district Representative Jerry Trenas, head of the Western Visayas LP council and national chairman of the LP membership committee, admitted that the membership is open to all multi-party members but with one condition: their presidential bet will be Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas.

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  15. DSWD to revalidate ESA beneficiaries in Western VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Social Welfare and Development in Western Visayas will soon revalidate the list of beneficiaries under the Emergency Shelter Assistance program to purge out unqualified beneficiaries. DSWD-Western Visayas information officer May Ragu said the marching orders of DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman is to file charges against individuals involved in ESA anomalies and responsible for abusing the pro-poor program of the government.

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  16. Food poisoning downs 47 in Iloilo townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    AT LEAST 47 people who attended a birthday party was brought to the hospital due to alleged food poisoning in the town of Sta. Barbara in Iloilo last Monday.

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  17. Bacolod sizzles in Batang Pinoy legRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABS-CBN News

    Bacolod dominated its rivals in karatedo, racking up a 27-gold, 11-silver, and four-bronze medal haul while humbling host Romblon in softball in the Batang Pinoy Visayas leg in Romblon yesterday. Reivax Josh Condada came through with a three-gold medal splurge in the minus 35 kg.

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  18. Garcia: Cebu needs an - arrogant' governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Sun-Star

    CEBU. Winston Garcia presents to a group of journalists Tuesday, August 25, his plans and programs for Cebu province. Garcia is running for Cebu governor in 2016.

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  19. Why ACEF failed to help small farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | ABS-CBN News

    Amid allegations of corruption, the government's 20-year, multi-billion-peso funded Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement is about to end this year, and it arguably failed to achieve anything to empower small farmers in time for ASEAN integration in December. Sen. Cynthia Villar, chairman of the Senate committee on agriculture, gave officials of the Department of Agriculture a dressing down during an Aug. 17 hearing over ACEF's failure to help small farmers in the last 19 years.

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  20. Iloilo City recipient of 7 tourism road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Sun-Star

    SEVEN road projects will be implemented in Iloilo City as part of the convergence program by the Department of Tourism and Department of Public Works and Highways . The projects aim to rehabilitate and concrete the streets of Donato Pison, Arguelles, Benedicto, Compania-Fundidor, Magdalo -- all leading to Iloilo heritage sites -- and to upgrade, widen and improve the Iloilo City-Tacas Road.

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