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Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

Western Visayas, Philippines Newswire

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  1. Visayas Newsbits for July 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Iloilo City - At least 200 officials of the Western Visayas regional office of Department of Environment and Natural Resources have been promoted. DENR Undersecretary Demetrio Ignacio Jr. led the oath-taking ceremony here last June 30. DENR-6 Regional Director Jim Sampulna said part of the agency's rationalization plan is to open up vacant positions for new personnel.

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  2. 8 organizations coalesced to face transport issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    LEADERS of eight transport organizations in the City and Province of Iloilo met on Thursday, in Lapaz district to discuss the current transport issue and concerns confronting the transport sector in the city. The transport sector geared to resolve the transport-related problems particularly in Iloilo City for the protection of the sector's livelihood, thereby delivering excellent service to the riding public and to the people of the city.

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  3. Aquino swears in allies in key govt postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Weekend Balita

    President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the Puerto Princesa Airport Development Project Open Ramp and the Air Defense Alert Center Western Command Center in Barangay San Miguel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Monday . The project aims to improve the facilities of the existing Puerto Princesa Airport, enhance the quality of airport service and the safety of air transport to comply with the International Civil Aviation Organization standards; and expand the airport capacity brought by the increasing air traffic demand.

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  4. Lizares: Ethan Gabriel's baptismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    SUMMER was super hot that I practically spent it all indoors-more accurately inside my room. I already fell victim of heat stroke once and I wasn't gambling my health for any ounce of fun and frolic.

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  5. Mindoro Announces That Bridge Loan from TVI Resource Development, Phils. Inc. has Not Been ExtendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Market Wire

    Mindoro Resources Ltd. announced today that a CDN $555,561.27 bridge loan provided to the Company by TVI Resource Development , Inc. on December 17, 2014 matured on June 30, 2015 and has not been extended by TVIRD. No demand for repayment of principal and interest under the bridge loan has been received by the Company to date and the Company continues to consider alternate financing opportunities and renewal of the bridge loan.

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  6. Task force to demolish houses along Budburan CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sun-Star

    THE Task Force on Anti-Squatting and Illegal Settlers is set to demolish eight houses along the waterways going to Budburan Creek in Barangay Alalasan, Lapuz, Iloilo, after some families started to squat there despite the area being declared a danger zone. Task Force chief, Engineer Robert Dumanil, said 18 informal settler families vacated the area last year.

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  7. Martes, Casta eto rule 21K runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | ABS-CBN News

    Former marathon queen Christabel Martes and 21K first-timer Cesar Castaeto ruled the first race of the 39th Milo Marathon which took off yesterday in Dagupan with 11,000 participants. Martes, 35, finished the 21K run in one hour, 26 minutes, 46 seconds, beating Lany Cardona and Roselle Duldulao .

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  8. Francis Jardeleza, Lourdes Sereno and Antonio Carpio. Composite ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | ABS-CBN News

    Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza lashed out at Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Senior Associate Justice Carpio during his commencement speech in UP Law Monday. He talked about the Supreme Court case in Jardeleza vs Sereno wherein the SC voted for his inclusion in the shortlist of nominees for submission to President Benigno Aquino, and led to his eventual appointment.

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  9. RDC Western Visayas eyes improvements in city roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Sun-Star

    The RDC requested the Land Transportation Office to conduct regular anti-over speeding operations along the newly completed President Corazon S. Aquino Avenue in Iloilo City. RDC co-chair Ro-Ann Bacal, concurrent regional director of the National Economic Authority, admitted that many accidents happen along this avenue.

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  10. Neda Western Visayas accepts entries in search of outstanding volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Sun-Star

    The National Economic and Development Authority regional office in Iloilo City is accepting entries to the 2015 Search for Outstanding Volunteers organized by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency . The yearly search aims to give recognition to ordinary Filipino citizens and organizations who have contributed extraordinary milestones for the country through their small, yet invaluable, acts of service towards nation building and national development.

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  11. BSU lands in nursing board's top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Sun-Star

    The state college landed two in the top ten with 6th placer Keren Joy Tuban Compelio, with a passing rate of 84.80, and 8th placer Rencel Finnos Valdez Sabog, who got a passing rate of 84.40. "We are very happy in the BSU family for this achievement," BSU Vice President for Academic Affairs Percyveranda Lubrica said.

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  12. Arellano: Work never stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Sun-Star

    EVERY ending is always a beginning of something new and this proves true for Davao Regional State Prosecutor Antonio Arellano, who is set to retire from public service next month. Working for the Department of Justice for 23 years now, Arellano started as a State Prosecutor II back in 1991 and was appointed as the Regional State Prosecutor of Northern Mindanao in 1998, RSP of Central Visayas in 2004, and the RSP of Davao Region from 2007 to present.

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  13. Coast Guard allays fear on dredged materials dumped in Naso PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Sun-Star

    ANTIQUE media is questioning the dumping of dredged materials at the Naso Point in the Panay Gulf by fearing marine pollution in the rich fishing ground in southern Antique. However, Lieutenant Jansen Benjamen, commander of the Maritime Environment Protection Unit of the Philippine Coast Guard , allayed fears of marine pollution, saying the point is the deepest sea area.

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  14. Megaworld's GERI to spend add'l PhP7-B to build new township in IloiloRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Philippines Today

    Global-Estate Resorts Inc. , a subsidiary of property firm Megaworld Corp., is spending an additional PhP7 billion to transform its 173-hectare Sta. Barbara Heights in Western Visayas from residential projects into another integrated urban township development over the next six years.

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  15. At Palmas del Mar, a Mamma Mia! momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Pinoy Cook

    On our third day in Bacolod, we were preparing to go out to lunch when Alex's phone rang. It was a classmate from college, Clair, born and raised in Bacolod.

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  16. Iloilo massage ordinance passedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Council has passed an ordinance regulating the operation of massage clinics, sauna baths and spa establishments in the city and providing penalties thereof. Main proponent Councilor Plaridel Nava said the ordinance will incorporate the Department of Health's regulation on the practice of massage therapy.

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  17. Airline companies asked to adopt smoke-free driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Sun-Star

    THE City Council has approved a resolution urging all airline companies and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines to adopt the "Smoke-Free Iloilo" campaign. Councilor Lady Julie Grace Baronda said airline companies and Caap should put signages promoting the campaign at disembarkation areas of all air transport facilities at the Iloilo international airport in Cabatuan, Iloilo.

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  18. Philippines Need 15K More Hotel Rooms by 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Hotel Online

    June 24--WITH the continuing boom in Philippine tourism, the country will need 15,000 more hotel rooms to be able to meet the targeted 10 million tourist arrivals in 2016, a tourism official said. Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority chief operating officer Mark Lapid told The Manila Times that TIEZA is adding at least 15,000 more hotel rooms to ease the growing demand from foreign and local visitors given the government's tourist arrival target of 10 million in 2016.

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  19. Trainings for service frontliners up for Apec 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Sun-Star

    A SET of trainings is up for service frontliners in preparation for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings in Iloilo. The Department of Tourism Western Visayas slated the series of trainings as Iloilo City gears up for the hosting of Apec meetings scheduled in July, September and October 2015.

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  20. UP Visayas summa: Grades are nothing without purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ABS-CBN News

    Success is often measured in awards, positions or money. But the top student of the University of the Philippines Visayas, who earned an almost-perfect general weighted average of 1.099, thinks otherwise.

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