Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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

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  1. Negros Island Region proposes P42-B budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    The proposed budget covers 27 regional line agencies and four state universities and colleges in the two provinces -- Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental. Based on the total budget summary, the proposed appropriation under projects/activities/programs was pegged at P30.115 billion; capital outlay, P5.873 billion; personnel services, P2.955 billion; maintenance and other operating expenses, P2.883 billion; others, P352 million; and lump sum, P17 million.

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  2. Thrill for speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    DAVAO. Three individuals enjoyed the excitement and thrill of go karting during the opening of The Racing Line's flagship indoor tract, The Racing Line Motorsports Arena Go Kart Track, at the 3rd floor of the NCCC Mall Davao.

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  3. 149 cops from PRO-Western Visayas get promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Western Visayas spokesperson Superintendent Gilbert Gorero said, acting police regional director, Chief Superintendent Jose Gentiles, administered the oath-taking and pinning of rank insignias to the newly promoted police officers. Gorerro said the 149 promoted included 34 to Chief Inspector, 53 to Senior Inspector, 9 to Inspector, 49 were from Special Action Force and 4 from Regional Health Service of Western Visayas.

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  4. Ilonggos hopeful on Duterte's promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    SEVERAL Ilonggos expressed their hopes that President Rodrigo Duterte will keep his promise on continuing the social and economic development of Panay Island as stated in his first State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 25. "We strongly hope and pray for his success in giving us what we need such as the revival of the Panay Railways as our most efficient and cheap mode of transportation between provinces of Panay," Richard Castro, an ice cream vendor said. Ordinary people were hopeful for the President to succeed in his plans for Panay and at the same time, to get rid of illegal drugs and other forms of criminalities.

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  5. All systems go for Jalaur river multi-purpose projectRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    New Agriculture Secretary Manny PiA ol gave his go-signal for the implementation of the P11.2-billion Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project II , according to Senator Franklin Drilon. In a radio interview here, Drilon said his support is vital for the smooth execution of the decades-old project mandated by Republic Act 2651 in 1960.

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  6. Nuvali hotel cited for promoting healthy living with its designRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manila Bulletin

    Seda Nuvali hotel in Sta. Rosa, Laguna recently won a special commendation in the commercial category of the ULI Philippines Healthy Places Awards 2016.

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  7. MRSGI opens first store in Negros OrientalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    THE Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc. has entered into a 25-year lease agreement with the local government of Bais, Negros Oriental to set up its first store in the province, said the company in a disclosure yesterday. MRSGI said it is leasing a building owned by the Bais City Government, which is scheduled for turnover in March 2017.

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  8. Filipina scientist pilots use of marine sediments for medical drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    A FILIPINA scientist started exploration of marine sediments for possible microorganism for medical uses against cancer and human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immune deficiency syndrome . According to Britannica website, Marine sediment is any deposit of insoluble material, primarily rock and soil particles, that is transported from land areas to the ocean by wind, ice, and rivers, as well as the remains of marine organisms, products of submarine volcanism, chemical precipitates from seawater, and materials from outer space.

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  9. Inter-agency body on illegal drugs to be formedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said Monday his administration will create an inter-agency committee on illegal drugs that will integrate efforts and strengthen partnership of all stakeholders in the fight against the menace. Duterte, in his first State of the Nation Address , said reservists will be mobilized for information campaign against drug use and the dissemination of information regarding drug rehabilitation programs being offered by the government.

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  10. Honeyman: Is cheaper electricity possible?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sun-Star

    In terms of cost per kilowatt hour in pesos the data is: Philippines 9.20, Singapore 7.00, Thailand 6.10, Indonesia 6.00, Vietnam, 5.20, Malaysia 4.20. Within the Philippines, there are significant regional variations.

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  11. EDC expands RE venture into solar rooftop installationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Manila Bulletin

    Energy Development Corporation recently signed its first solar rooftop Power Purchase Agreement with Gaisano Capital. The 3400 solar panels to be installed in Gaisano Mall in La Paz, Iloilo City will provide up to 50% of the mall's daytime load through clean solar energy and enable Gaisano Capital to offset 750 metric tons of annual CO2 emissions.

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  12. Caligdong join - TM Football' in TalisayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sun-Star

    THE famous booter Chieffy Caligdong from Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo who has played for the Philippine national team for years, will arrive in Negros Occidental Sunday. The former Azkals standout, who has shifted to coaching and conducting clinics, will be one of the instructors of Globe Telecom's TM Football Para Sa Bayan at the Sta.

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  13. 30,000 surrender in anti-drug drive in West VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Manila Bulletin

    Iloilo City- A total of 29,559 persons involved in drugs in the regions of Western Visayas and Negros have surrendered to the police. Chief Superintendent Conrado Capa, director of Police Regional Office , said 17,027 persons surrendered in Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental provinces.

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  14. Interesting research resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Manila Bulletin

    The National S&T Program for Carabao Mango has developed a simple and rapid diagnostic kit that could determine true-to-type Carabao mango variety planting materials using Carabao Mango-specific DNA markers. The dipstick specifically identifies Philippine Carabao mango and differentiates it with other mango varieties.

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  15. Militant groups to show support on Duterte's SonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Sun-Star

    THE militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Panay or Bayan Muna wil hold a rally in support to President Rodrigo Duterte's first State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 25. The assembly and program will be held at the Freedom Grandstand at 1 to 3 p.m. and a march will follow from the grandstand towards Museo de Iloilo. Reylan Vergara, deputy secretary general of Bayan Muna-Western Visayas said their show of support to Duterte is their commitment to the Filipino people.

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  16. NHA counterpart delays Iloilo City's shelter programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sun-Star

    THE shelter assistance program for homeless families living along the danger zones and river banks has yet to see the light as the counterpart fund of the National Housing Authority was not released since three years ago. Rosario Sanagustin of the Department of Social Welfare and Development regional office in Iloilo City said that the counterpart fund of DSWD was already released and kept at the City Treasurer's Office.

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  17. Hervilla: Advocacy vs Jalaur River project stays in IloiloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sun-Star

    THE newly appointed Assistant Secretary Hope Hervilla of the Department of Social Welfare and Development remained steadfast on her advocacy and commitment against the construction of the government's mega dam project in Calinog, Iloilo. She said the pro-dam petition for her to resign was politically motivated by persons who wanted a share of money from the project.

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  18. DA to nationalize livestock industry programs of NegOccRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Agriculture has expressed plans to replicate nationwide the programs and initiatives of the provincial government of Negros Occidental in livestock and poultry industry development. Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena, who met Agriculture Assistant Secretary for Livestock Enrico Garzon in General Santos City recently, on Wednesday said the new administration is looking at Negros Occidental as model-province in terms of developing the country's livestock industry.

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  19. Putting Bacolod - back on track'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sun-Star

    Mayor Evelio Leonardia takes his oath before Senator Manny Pacquiao, in the presence of wife Elsa and daughter Loren Kara WHILE most cities held their inauguration ceremonies before July 1, Mayor Evelio "Bing" Leonardia decided to hold the rites for the City of Bacolod on July 6 at the Bacolod Government Center. The city's top three officials were sworn in by three senators - Mayor Evelio Leonardia before Manny Pacquiao, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran before Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, and Representative Greg Gasataya before Senate President Franklin Drilon.

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  20. US government-supported program helps families emerge from poverty through entrepreneurshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Big News Network.com

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