Philippines Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Tell it to Sun.Star: For the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    WE, the participants from the Archdioceses of Cebu and Jaro, and the Dioceses of Bacolod, Catarman, Dumaguete, Kalibo, Naval, Romblon, San Carlos, San Jose de Antique, and Talibon of the Second Visayas-wide Clergy Discernment Gathering, being aware of the beauty of our vocation and the deficiencies of our life of poverty according to the Gospel, commit ourselves to the following: To radiate the joy of having found the treasure. We are priests because we have found the precious pearl of the Gospel.

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  2. Modernization of Port of Iloilo urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    SENATE President Franklin Drilon said there is an urgent need for the upgrading of the Port of Iloilo to enhance its shipping and cargo-capabilities, particularly due to the heightened economic activities to be generated by the National Government. Drilon, in a radio interview, urged the Philippine Ports Authority saying the modernization of the Port of Iloilo will play a critical role in the economic development of the whole Panay Island, amid the completion of major projects in the region.

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  3. DOH: Deworming in Western Visayas runs smoothlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Health reported that the deworming of 1,001,382 schoolchildren in all public daycare and elementary schools in Western Visayas Region went well. Dr. Marie Jocelyn Te of DOH-Western Visayas said the National School Deworming Day aims to scale up deworming efforts among schoolchildren to reduce the soil transmitted helminthiasis prevalence rate to 20 percent.

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  4. Renewable energy projects seen to meet Mindanao's power needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | MindaNews

    ... River, which is classified by the National Water Resources Board as the 13th largest river system in the Philippines. The official said he hopes that at least 100 MW to 200 MW more will be approved within the year and at least 200 MW deployed ...

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  5. MIAA chief: NAIA Terminals are structurally sound, earthquake-readyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Philippines Today

    How prepared are airports and its authorities to deal the possible 7.2 earthquake to hit Metro Manila or the "big one"? Manila International Airport Authority general manager Jose Angel Honrado, who described the airports as "structurally sound" said that the answer was-always. "The current airport administration has always been keen towards the safety of its passengers," Honrado said in a statement, following the earthquake drill conducted at the MIAA Administration building on Thursday.

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  6. Davao Light imposes four-hour power cut offRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Philippines Today

    ... the duration of its power interruption from a maximum of one to two hours after the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) advised an increase in the power supply shortage in Mindanao from 60 MWs to 130 MWs. Milan said TSI's 60 MWs eased the ...

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  7. New Zealand supermarkets stocking 'unhealthiest' food available:...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Philippines Today

    ... year that the region surpassed its growth targets. Lim added that the region also contributed 3.9 percent to the Philippines Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The country's GDP was valued at Php 7.2 trillion at constant 2000. Lim disclosed that the ...

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  8. Up Dharma Down and Yolanda Moon to perform at Familymart launch todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    ... and Paul Yap on bass and synth. In the past decade, Up Dharma Down has carved a name for itself not just in the Philippines but also abroad with BBC tagging them as the Manila band to most likely cross over to North American shores and Time Magazine ...

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  9. Key players absent in Gilas' first team practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Veteran Gilas Pilipinas players Jayson Castro, Ranidel De Ocampo and Gary David led the players who attended the pool's first team practice for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship on Wednesday night. According to the PBA website, others who joined the workout at the Meralco Gym were Alaska players Sonny Thoss and Dondon Hontiveros, Globalport's Terrence Romeo, Barako Bull's JC Intal, Talk 'N Text's Matt Ganuelas-Rosser, NLEX's Asi Taulava and Aldrech Ramos and pro-bound Troy Rosario.

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  10. COMMENTARY: Letter to a Mindanaoan Indie Film StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | MindaNews

    Thank you for the request for an interview. But I must tell you, though I acted as juror of the Caraga region GAD student independent film festival I am not a full time indie filmmaker but more of an avid film enthusiast.

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  11. China accuses US of 'militarizing' South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Stars and Stripes

    Protesters, wearing black garbage bags to symbolize China's products, display placards during a rally at the Chinese Consulate at suburban Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines Friday, July 10, 2015 to protest China's reclamations of shoals and reefs in the disputed islands in the South China Sea known as Spratlys. The protesters are also urging the boycott of Chinese products.

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  12. FEU's Tolomia, Belo defer PBA dream in pursuit of UAAP titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABS-CBN News

    Here's a little something to get you excited for the UAAP season: http://t.co/ZCqX86ulTY pic.twitter.com/UQxoohYBag MANILA, Philippines Far Eastern University stalwarts Mac Belo and Mike Tolomia could have opted to chase their PBA dreams after strong individual campaigns in UAAP Season 77, leading the Tamaraws to a stint in the Finals. Yet Belo and Tolomia also know that they have unfinished business in the collegiate league as they bowed to National University in the finals.

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  13. Almost real: Metro 'shake drill' with collapsed structures, emergency scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABS-CBN News

    The Metro Manila Development Authority hailed the metro shake drill a "success" as thousands of Filipinos participated and learned how they should act in the event of a huge quake. "It is a dream fulfilled.

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  14. Legarda renews call for monthly earthquake drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    FOLLOWING the Metro Manila-wide earthquake drill on Thursday, Senator Loren Legarda urged her colleagues to pass a measure seeking to require monthly emergency drills, particularly in education and health care institutions. "The regular conduct of fire and earthquake drills would effectively instill disaster preparedness in our citizens.

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  15. How to insure the poor against climate disasters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | AlertNet

    Renato Delijon, married with two children, reconstructs his shanty after it was devastated by a cargo ship that was washed ashore by super typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, central Philippines, Dec. 22, 2013. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco It had been a normal sunny day before Typhoon Haiyan smashed into the Philippines on Nov. 7, 2013.

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  16. Pagara brothers spar against each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Brothers Jason and Albert Pagara sparred for four rounds against each other to prepare for their fights against Mexican opponents at the "Duel in Dubai 2" next week at the World Trade Center in the United Arab Emirates. There is a 20-pound weight difference between the 23-year-old Jason, who fights at light-welterweight, and the 21-year-old Albert, who fights at featherweight.

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  17. 'NPA bomber killed by own explosive'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | ABS-CBN News

    Authorities identified the man killed in an explosion in Maco, Compostela Valley as a member of the New People's Army . Government troops said Gudin was supposed to plant the explosive on the highway following an attack on a mining company when it exploded.

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  18. ICTSI Clarifies Participation in Sasa ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Marine News

    ... As part of its normal course of business, ICTSI constantly reviews and explores privatization processes in the Philippines and around the world. Nautilus Minerals Inc. has awarded a contract for the design of the Solwara 1 dewatering plant to be ...

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  19. Eat, pray, shop: Philippine malls become the new town plazasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | South China Morning Post

    ... consumer temples are now sweeping across the Philippine archipelago, penetrating even rural areas. As the Philippines' population has boomed in recent decades, soaring from 68 million in 1995 to 100 million in 2015, creeping urbanisation has ...

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  20. Contingency plans ready for Ironman 70.3 Philippines 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Sun-Star

    CONTINGENCY plans are in place for any eventualities this weekend, as Cebu gears up for two of the biggest international events in the island -- the Alaska Ironkids Triathlon and Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines . Race manager Neville Jay Manaois, of Sunrise Events Inc. , said Thursday that they have been coordinating with the local government offices of Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu and Talisay to intensify their information dissemination campaign, particularly on the state of some roads along the Ironman 70.3 race route.

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