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Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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

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  1. Lucky LorenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sun-Star

    A 21-YEAR-OLD BS Office Administration student from Iloilo City Community College proved herself to be really lucky this Year of the Monkey as she recently received her P200,000 pot money in Bacolod City. After joining a beer company's tanzan promo, she emerged as among the few lucky winners from the Visayas.

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  2. Padilla: Just like the moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sun-Star

    IF THERE'S a presidential candidate that I'd like reading about it would be Grace Poe. Her story makes quite an intriguing read and at times, macabre.

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  3. Liberal Party starts campaign in Roxas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sun-Star

    OFFICIAL candidates of the Liberal Party jumpstart its nationwide political campaign for the May 9 elections with a rally in the hometown of presidential standard bearer Mar Roxas in Roxas City on Tuesday. President Benigno Aquino III, accompanied by several cabinet secretaries, will lead the candidates headed by Roxas, vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo, and 12 senatorial candidates in the opening of the campaign sorties in Capiz, Iloilo.

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  4. Honeyman: PotpourriRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Sun-Star

    THE National Labor Relations Commission has, more than once, found in favor of General Manger Sulpicio Lagarde who filed a case against the Board of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative for unfair dismissal. The Ceneco board has, however, refused to allow Lagarde to re-occupy his position as General Manager.

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  5. New mission presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Deseret News

    Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

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  6. NIA includes Tapaz IPs for Panay River Basin projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Sun-Star

    MORE than 8,000 Indigenous Peoples in 19 upland Barangays of Tapaz, Capiz will become beneficiaries of the proposed Panay River Basin Integrated Development Project projects. The Municipal Government of Tapaz under Mayor Rosemarie Gardoce covers jurisdiction of 58 barangays and 28 of these are upland barangays considered as ancestral domain of the IPs known as the Panay Bukidnon.

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  7. Iloilo to benefit from P6.5B road rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo Province will soon rehabilitate its roads after it qualified for the P6.5-billion worth of road program of President Benigno Aquino III. The Aquino administration has earmarked this year P6.5 billion for the rehabilitation and upgrading of provincial roads in 73 provinces in the Philippines, including Iloilo province for being a recipient of various awards on good governance .

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  8. Poe-Escudero tandem to hold proclamation rally in Manila's Plaza MirandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Sun-Star

    THE tandem of Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero will hold a proclamation rally at Plaza Miranda in Quiapo, Manila on February 9, the start of campaign period for May 9 local and national elections. "The proclamation rally of Partido Galing at Puso led by presidential candidate Grace Poe and vice presidential candidate Francis 'Chiz' Escudero on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Plaza Miranda," according to the media advisory sent by Poe's office.

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  9. P500 pay hike for househelps starts Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Sun-Star

    THE implementation of the P500 additional monthly salary for domestic workers or "kasambahay" in Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental, will start on February 18 after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board 6 published the new wage order Wednesday. Wage Order No.

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  10. Visayas Newsbits for February 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Manila Bulletin

    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources will construct 47 community fish landing centers in Eastern Visayas to improve conditions in poor fishing villages. The CFLCs, each costing P2.85 million, will house post-harvest equipment and tools enabling fisher folks to preserve the quality of their fish and fishery products, which they could sell for a higher price.

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  11. Pecson: Clark airport needs railwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Sun-Star

    Mayor Romulo Pecson said the national government should prioritize the construction of a railway system, which will connect Clark International Airport to Metro Manila and various points in Northern and Central Luzon. Pecson issued the statement after the Partido Abe Kapampangan, a local political party in nearby Angeles City, presented a four-point agenda including the connection of Manila and Clark with the construction of a fast and efficient railway system.

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  12. Nopsscea joins WV Prisaa in CapizRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sun-Star

    MORE than a thousand athletes from Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental, are expected to converge in Roxas City, Capiz for the 2016 Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association Regional Meet from February 24-28. Dubbed "WV Prisaa: The best is yet to come," the week-long event will also gather contingents from provinces of Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, and host-Capiz.

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  13. Poe, Escudero push Senate nod on Clark airport dev'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sun-Star

    Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero have filed a Senate resolution pushing for actions to address immediate development of Clark International Airport . Senate Resolution Number 1728 is entitled "resolution expressing support to the development of Clark International Airport in Pampanga under a four-pronged approach and urging in the process the appropriate committees of the Senate to look into the matter with the end in view of enacting legislative measures to address the same."

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  14. Iloilo council grants 20-year extension to Tagbac terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Council granted North-Central Transport Terminal Inc. a 20-year extension of their franchise to operate at Barangay Tagbac, Jaro District. In a session on Tuesday, February 2, Councilor RLeone Gerochi, chairman of the committee on transportation, said the councilors are looking into the best interest of the riding public and the vendors at the NTTCI popularly known as the Tagbac terminal.

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  15. Group bares agenda for Clark airport dev'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Sun-Star

    A local political party here has presented a four-point agenda for the development of Clark International Airport and decongestion of Metro Manila and Ninoy Aquino International Airport . In a position paper, the Partido Abe Kapampangan, a duly recognized local political party in this highly urbanized city, urged national leaders, presidential candidates, vice-presidentiables, and senator wannabes to consider the implementation of the group's proposals.

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  16. NegOcc procurement depot generates P48.96-million sales in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Sun-Star

    THE Procurement Service Depot of Negros Occidental has generated actual sales totaling P48.96 million last year, almost 40 percent higher than its projected sales of only P35 million. Ma. Mina Pellejo, provincial depot supervisor, said Monday that actual sales are derived from purchases of supplies mainly by various national agencies, local government units , government financing institutions, and state universities and colleges in Negros Island and Panay.

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  17. Pacete: The big tourism visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Sun-Star

    DIRECTOR Helen Catalbas of the Department of Tourism in western Visayas is coming to inspect tourism projects in the Bacolod-Talisay-Silay Tourism Circuit and other project areas. She is bringing the big wigs from the national offices of Department of Tourism , Department of Public Works and Highways and United States Agency for International Development .

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  18. 8 top Manila-based bizmen face criminal chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Sun-Star

    EIGHT top businessmen mostly based in Metro Manila are currently facing a criminal charge filed by the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Guimaras Chapter.

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  19. Dumaguete makes it to 2016 Tholons List of Top Outsourcing DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Sun-Star

    THE outsourcing industry in cities outside of Manila continue to improve as shown in a Tholons report released last week. A new entrant, Dumaguete City in Negros Oriental, took a big leap this year to land on the 93rd spot in the Tholons list of Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations, according to a report released by the international advisory firm.

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  20. Iloilo beats NegOcc, 3-1 in U13 friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo Under-13 boys' football team proved they are not done yet by upsetting host Negros Occidental, 3-1 in a friendly held Sunday at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City. The Ilonggos, a mixture of champion Barotac Nuevo Central Elementary School and reinforcement from towns of Sta.

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