Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Western Visayas, Philippines.

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  1. Dino: Cebu City mayor 'scaring off' investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    In a news conference Tuesday, Dino said the move of Osmena to run after SM Prime Holdings Inc. and BDO Unibank and the recent pronouncement of Filinvest Land Inc. that it will rescind the contract for the purchase of lots in the South Road Properties are very "saddening and alarming." Dino said some business owners are confused because of Osmena's order to shut down establishments that don't need to be closed and to open those that need to be closed.

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  2. Bo's Coffee to cap 1st quarter with 100 branchesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    HOMEGROWN coffee chain Bo's Coffee has unveiled plans to open nine more outlets to close the first quarter of this year with 100 branches across the country. The coffee chain founded by Cebuano Steve Benitez soft-opened its 91st branch in the Philippines and 31st outlet in Cebu at Island Central Mall in Lapu-Lapu City yesterday.

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  3. Osme a 'scaring off' investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    In a news conference yesterday, Dino said the move of Osmena to run after SM Prime Holdings Inc. and BDO Unibank and the recent pronouncement of Filinvest Land Inc. that it will rescind the contract for the purchase of lots in the South Road Properties are very "saddening and alarming." Dino said some business owners are confused because of Osmena's order to shut down establishments that don't need to be closed and to open those that need to be closed.

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  4. Bo's Coffee to cap Q1 with 100 branchesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    HOMEGROWN coffee chain Bo's Coffee has unveiled plans to open nine more outlets to close the first quarter of this year with 100 branches across the country. The coffee chain founded by Cebuano Steve Benitez soft-opened its 91st branch in the Philippines and 31st outlet in Cebu at Island Central Mall in Lapu-Lapu City yesterday.

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  5. 9 charged for cutting park treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources filed criminal charges against nine men caught cutting and collecting trees inside a national park in Dingle town, Iloilo. Forest guards confiscated from the group 8,517.89 board feet of mahogany trees worth P275,515 at Bulabog Putian National Park late last month.

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  6. NWPC affirms wage hike for Western Visayas, Negros OccidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    THE National Wages and Productivity Commission has affirmed the P15 to P25 daily minimum wage increase for workers in Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental. The hike was confirmed on Sunday, February 19, by Wennie Sancho, labor representative to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board -Western Visayas.

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  7. Sky strengthens regional presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO. Sky's marketing communications head Arlene Torres, during a roundtable discussion with Davao media last February 17, said Sky is keen on strengthening its regional presence in the country through its different programs, tours, and road shows.

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  8. National Museum declares restored Jaro municipal hall as Important Cultural PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Manila Bulletin

    The National Museum officially declared the newly-restored Jaro Municipal Hall in Jaro, Iloilo City as Important Cultural Property, Friday. The declaration by National Museum Director IV Jeremy Barns was announced following today's blessing of the rehabilitated building.

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  9. Illegal fishers nabbed, finedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sun-Star

    SEVEN illegal fishermen were arrested and will be paying P2,500 compromise fine, as imposed by the Municipal Government of Concepcion, for gathering shrimp and squid without permits in the coastal town. These fishermen were arrested during two different operations led by the Provincial Bantay Dagat Task Force off the coast of Concepcion.

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  10. Cordillera athletes honored in PSA AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sun-Star

    THREE Cordilleran athletes were honored during the annual Philippine Sportswriters Association awards together with the country's top athletes held February 13 at the Le Pavillon at Pasay City. Eduard Folayang received one of the major awards for his exemplary performance when he dethroned lightweight champion Shinya Aoki in One Championship.

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  11. Filipino Broadway producer wins first Grammy awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | ABS-CBN News

    Three-time Tony winner Jhett Tolentino is among this year's winners at the 59th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Tolentino is one of the producers for "The Color Purple," which won the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album.

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  12. Iloilo Provincial Government releases P33.9-M for school projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Sun-Star

    ILOILO. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. spoke before the principals and school heads prior to the distribution of checks for various school projects at the Casa Real on Wednesday, February 15. ONE hundred nineteen public schools in 32 municipalities in Iloilo received financial assistance from the Provincial Government on Wednesday, February 15. The financial assistance, totaling P33.874,944.73, ranges from P60,000 to P1,000,000 depending on the project proposal submitted by the recipient schools.

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  13. Mayor: E.B. Magalona port to operate this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Sun-Star

    ENRIQUE B. Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon said Tuesday, February 14, that the roll-on, roll-off port located in Manta-angan village will be completed and operational within the year. Malacon said the port is a public-private partnership project of the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and F.F. Cruz and Co.

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  14. Metro Cebu chosen as model of governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sun-Star

    METRO Cebu is one of the seven cities chosen by the United Nations as models for metropolitan governance, like New York in the United States, Tokyo in Japan, Paris in France and Seoul in South Korea. This was revealed in a press conference by Naga City Mayor Kristine Vanessa Chiong, Consolacion Mayor Teresa Alegado, National Economic and Development Authority 7 Assistant Director Dionisio Ledres Jr. and Evelyn Nacario Castro.

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  15. Filipinos actually love their bloggersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Manila Bulletin

    "The Professional Heckler" is the country's most popular and most awarded humor blog. Many people love it, and we always look forward to the posts and to the weekend #Quiztion.

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  16. Weekend Tienda sa Iloilo to boost MSMEs in Western VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sun-Star

    WEEKEND Tienda sa Iloilo, a strategy of the government to boost micro, small and medium enterprises , is all set to go full swing this March following a successful launch in November last year. The three-day activity will be held at the Atria Park District in Mandurriao, Iloilo City, from March 10 to 12. Spearheaded by the Taytay Sa Kauswagan Inc. , Panay Organic Producers Association and the Youth First Initiatives, it also has generated the support of the Western Visayas Regional Development Council .

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  17. Filipino producer Jhett Tolentino wins Grammy for Best Musical Theater albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Manila Bulletin

    Filipino producer Jhett Tolentino from Iloilo won his first ever Grammy award for Best Musical Theater album for "The Color Purple" Sunday, Feb. 12, . He shares the award with his fellow producers Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, and Scott Sanders; composers Brenda Russel and Allee Willis; and principal soloists Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks, and Jennifer Hudson.

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  18. Taxi flagdown rate back to P40; new fare hike loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Sun-Star

    THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Western Visayas is urging the riding public, including those in Negros Occidental, to abide with the new provisional authorized flagdown fare for taxi services nationwide. Effective today, the flagdown rate for taxi in the country, except in the Cordillera Administrative Region , will go back to P40 for the first 500 meters.

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  19. Optimism in PH consumer finance sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Manila Bulletin

    Home Credit, a company that offers in-store financing of smartphones and household appliances, noted that the Philippines' fast-expanding middle class segment and young working population, along with its sizeable unbanked sector, all point to an even higher demand for financial opportunities outside of the traditional banking system. "We are continuing to see a remarkable increase in demand for smartphones and other goods here as the local economy continues to grow, and for many Filipinos, this also goes hand in hand with a demand for affordable and accessible financing," noted Home Credit Philippines CEO Annica Witschard.

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  20. DA eyeing Australian cattle to boost livestock industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Agriculture is planning to include in its 2018 budget the procurement of live animals from Australia to help boost the country's livestock industry. Last week, DA Secretary Emmanuel 'Manny' PiA ol discussed with Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Amanda Gorely the department's plan to import more cattle from Australia.

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