Western Visayas, Philippines
Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Buenavista PNP assures anti-drug campaign to continueRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    The anti-illegal drug assessment report released by the Police Regional Office 6 nearly a month ago detailing the accomplishments of the six provinces comprising Western Visayas vis-a-vis illicit drugs created a "mild" uproar among citizens here when the Guimaras Provincial Police Office under Police Sr. Supt. Ricardo de la Paz reported "zero apprehension" for both drug pushers and users during the month of June.

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  2. Jalaur river project still Aquino's priority in West VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has reiterated his full support for the implementation of the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II located in the province of Iloilo during his final State of the Nation Address last Monday. National Irrigation Administration Western Visayas regional manager and JRMP II concurrent project manager, Engineer Gerardo P. Corsiga, welcomed the President's acknowledgement of the project that is expected to establish Iloilo as the premier rice producing area in the country.

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  3. PH bags 21 medals in Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    LOS ANGELES After two days of competition, the Philippines' gymnastics team in the Special Olympics have bagged a total of 20 medals, including 10 golds, five silvers. For Tanya Denamarca of Iloilo, her four gold medals, one silver, and a team bronze was one of the best ways to celebrate her upcoming 21st birthday.

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  4. Honeyman: Infrastructural issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    In 2010, the Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima put great faith in public-private partnership projects to provide infrastructure. Ten PPP projects amounting to P189 billion have been awarded since then.

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  5. Antique provincial officials give President high gradesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Philippines Today

    For Antique Vice Governor Edgar Denosta and Provincial Board Member Errol Santillan, President Benigno Aquino III accomplished much during the past five years of his administration and thus deserves good grades. Vice Governor Denosta said there are massive infrastructure projects all over the country and here in Panay Island, there are many road widening projects in many sections of the national roads especially in Iloilo City and Iloilo province as well as in the provinces of Aklan and Capiz.

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  6. Literatus: A neglected tropical disease called - JE'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    T.F. Hodge wrote in his book From Within, I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with The Divine Presence : "If one abuses or neglects internal powers, external forces will act accordingly." Neglected tropical diseases, those disregarded by pharmaceutical companies on the bases of inadequate market, behaves similarly in becoming endemic infectious diseases.

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  7. DOT lauds Iloilo City anti-smoking initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Tourism Western Visayas lauded the recent anti-smoking advocacy resolution passed by the Iloilo City Council. The resolution urges all airline companies and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines to adopt the "Smoke-free Iloilo" information dissemination in every disembarkation of all landing facilities at the Iloilo International Airport in Cabatuan.

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  8. Mind Da Sona: To Be HonestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MindaNews

    President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III stepped down the podium about fifteen minutes ago, somber-faced. He did not shake hands with members of the Congress and of the audience but went straight ahead with his aide and security.

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  9. MANILA: Tycoons to join bidding for Manila international airport's rehabRead the original story

    Monday | Asia News Network

    The Gokongwei family's JG Summit Holdings, Aboitiz Equity Ventures and Ayala Corp. are keen on a 75-billion-peso contract to operate and develop Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the country's busiest air gateway that has been dubbed the "crown jewel" of Philippine airport deals. The Naia development project recently hurdled the National Economic and Development Authority's Investment Coordination Committee.

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  10. Leftist lawmakers heckle PNoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | ABS-CBN News

    Makabayan bloc congressmen rained on the parade that was President Benigno Aquino's final State of the Nation Address on Monday. Towards the end of the speech, the left-wing lawmakers brought out posters critical of Aquino and called him a failure, to the catcalls of the Aquino-friendly gallery.

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  11. Court denies request for subpoena vs mayor, congressmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Sun-Star

    A REGIONAL Trial Court in Iloilo City denied on Monday the request for issuance of a subpoena ad testificandum against Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and Representative Jerry Trenas as requested by the Integrated Bar of the of the Philippines Guimaras Chapter.

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  12. Panique, Raterta reign in 39th Milo Marathon Manila raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | ABS-CBN News

    Running veterans Eric Panique and Luisa Raterta took the spotlight as the champions of the 42K race in the 39th National MILO Marathon Manila Qualifying Race. Handout photo.

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  13. Gov't to award 13 PPPs before 2016 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Manila Bulletin

    The government is set to award 13 more Public-Private Partnership projects worth almost P520 billion before President Benigno S. Aquino III steps down from office next year. PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao said if there will be no glitches in the ongoing bidding of 13 PPP projects, these could be awarded before Aquino's term ends in May 2016.

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  14. ALI on track to roll out 10 hospitals until 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Manila Bulletin

    Relatively new in the healthcare industry, listed property giant Ayala Land Inc. is on track to rollout 10 hospitals across the country until 2019 as part of the first wave of its hospital venture that started more than a year ago. Ayala Land chief finance officer Jaime Ysmael said in an interview that the company is still "in line with the plan" regarding its hospital venture.

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  15. Bicol top cop submits self to Napolcom probeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Philippines Today

    With the controversial issue on illegal fishing payola implicating Chief Supt. Victor Deona, Bicol police regional director, and Supt.

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  16. Tarlac wants contract on Canadian waste cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Sun-Star

    The Provincial Board of Tarlac passed on Friday a resolution demanding that the contract entered between the Bureau of Customs and the Metro Clark Waste Management Corporation be cancelled. No less than Rufo Colayco, president of the MCWMC, admitted to board members that they have entered a contract with the BOC to use the Kalangitan Sanitary Landfill in Capas, Tarlac as disposal area for the Canadian waste that have been sitting at the Manila Port Area since 2013.

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  17. CEB slashes fares to 28 international destinations in seat sale as low as P1,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | WebWire

    The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air pushes for more international travel between August 10 to November 30, 2015, as it holds a seat sale for all its international destinations. The seat sale, which goes as low as P1,500 all-in, is available from July 23 to 26, 2015, or until seats last.

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  18. Canadian envoy: Garbage not toxicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Sun-Star

    CANADIAN Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder said the garbage, which were stuffed inside container vans and shipped from Canada to a sanitary landfill in Tarlac, are not toxic wastes. Reeder said the Canadian Embassy, in cooperation with the Philippine government, is looking for solutions on how to dispose these waste materials.

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  19. Apec hosting to boost Iloilo's investment potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Sun-Star

    THE Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings are an opportunity for Iloilo City to take advantage of the presence of international delegates in showing its potential in business and investments, said Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. He said the city's hosting of Apec is a positive way to boost awareness of Iloilo as an important investment destination in the Philippines.

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  20. Transport groups: Shut down city streetlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Sun-Star

    SIX OF the eight transport organizations based in Iloilo City are set to ask Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog to order the shutdown traffic lights in at least three busy street junctions in the city. The group also wants the city to allow agents of the Transport Management and Traffic Regulation Office to take over the traffic management from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

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