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DPWH ALLOTS P40-M TO RESTORE LANDSLIDE-DAMAGED ROAD IN LEYTE

A portion of landslide-hit road in Pancho Villa village in Sogod, Southern Leyte. (DPWH photo)  TACLOBAN CITY -- The Department of Public Works[...]

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E. VISAYAS EXECS ASKED TO EXPLAIN ABSENCE DURING ‘USMAN’

February 22, 2019 - 7:05 PM

TACLOBAN CITY — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has asked 26 local government officials in Eastern Visayas to explain their absence during Typhoon Usman in late December 2018. Adrian Thomas Colasito, DILG 8 (Eastern Visayas) assistant division chief for local government monitoring and evaluation, told reporters on Friday that some of the […]

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PHILIPPINES, UC INK P5-M LEGACY DONATION

February 22, 2019 - 6:06 PM

(From left) Yummy Jalijali of Habitat for Humanity Asia Pacific Resource Development, Jose D. Rosel of Habitat Philippines Resource Development, Margie Moran-Floirendo, Board Member and Ambassador of Habitat Philippines; Candice Gotianuy, University of Cebu chancellor; Atty. Manuel Elijah Sarausad, Legal Affairs Office AWG Group head; Ofelia Mana, University of Cebu vice chancellor at the Habitat […]

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COMELEC TAPS LEYTE EXECS TO HELP REMOVE ILLEGALLY PLACED POSTERS

February 22, 2019 - 1:38 PM

TACLOBAN CITY – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Leyte provincial office has asked local government officials to help take down illegally posted campaign materials. In a meeting with mayors at the provincial capitol on Wednesday, Comelec Leyte provincial director Juan Bautista Beato Jr. said they need the help of local government officials since it is part […]

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60 CPP-NPA EX-SUPPORTERS SWEAR ALLEGIANCE TO GOV’T

February 22, 2019 - 1:19 PM

SURRENDERERS. Sixty former Militia ng Bayan and mass base supporters of the New People’s Army swear their allegiance to the government in a ceremony held in Cuartero, Capiz, February 15-16, 2019 (Photo courtesy of 3ID Public Affairs Office) ILOILO CITY — Sixty members of the “Militia ng Bayan” and mass base supporters of the Communist Party of the […]

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ILONGGO OFWS, FAMILIES TRAIN ON INCOME MANAGEMENT

February 21, 2019 - 5:51 PM

Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Iloilo and their families underwent training on how to manage their income and finances. The family income management training today Feb. 21, 2019 at Casa Real de Iloilo was spearheaded by the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in partnership with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), non-government organization Atikha, and […]

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RICE TARIFFICATION LAW TO BOOST CUSTOMS REVENUES

February 21, 2019 - 5:50 PM

CEBU CITY — Fully lifting quantitative restrictions on rice import under the rice tariffication law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last February 15 will mean a boost to Customs revenues in district ports, a Cebu customs official on Wednesday said. Lemuel Erwin Romero, deputy collector for assessment of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Cebu, […]

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DOST EXEC: ‘WE NEED TO PREPARE TOGETHER’

February 21, 2019 - 5:48 PM

DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Dr. Renato U. Solidum, Jr. emphasized the importance of earthquake drill for disaster preparation in the country during the mock exercise which is now happening in Iloilo City. “We need to prepare together because one city affected by the earthquake will […]

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60 CPP-NPA EX-SUPPORTERS SWEAR ALLEGIANCE TO GOV’T

February 21, 2019 - 5:44 PM

SURRENDERERS. Sixty former Militia ng Bayan and mass base supporters of the New People’s Army swear their allegiance to the government in a ceremony held in Cuartero, Capiz, February 15-16, 2019 (Photo courtesy of 3ID Public Affairs Office) ILOILO CITY — Sixty members of the “Militia ng Bayan” and mass base supporters of the Communist Party of the […]

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P26-M MAMBUSAO ROAD INAUGURATED

February 21, 2019 - 5:35 PM

MAMBUSAO, Capiz – Mayor Leodegario Labao Jr. led the blessing and turnover of a farm-to-market road project worth P26 million afternoon of Feb 20, 2019 in Brgy. Burias here. The 5-kilometer concrete road was part of the P268-million loan acquired by the local government of Mambusao from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) last […]

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PNP STEPS UP INTERNAL CLEANSING AFTER NARCO COPS’ ARREST

February 21, 2019 - 5:32 PM

The Philippine National Police Eastern Visayas regional office in Palo, Leyte. (File photo) TACLOBAN CITY — The Philippine National Police (PNP) regional office here has assured that the two police officers arrested for illegal drugs trade last week will face sanctions as part of the organization’s internal cleansing. The arrest of policemen in a buy-bust operation […]

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DOT-6 SETS TARGET PERFORMANCE FOR 2019

February 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The Department of Tourism Region VI in partnership with local government units of the six provinces and two highly urbanized cities (HUCs) and their respective private sector in Western Visayas have crafted their programs, projects and activities (PPAs) for 2019. The PPAs include accreditation campaign, crafting of Provincial Tourism Development Plans, development and enhancement of […]

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DIOCESE OF BACOLOD DEPLORES KILLING OF BIZMAN IN CHURCH

February 21, 2019 - 5:28 PM

The vehicle of Bacolod businessman Alex Yao parked inside the compound of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Shrine after he was gunned down by a motorcycle-riding assailant on Tuesday night (Feb. 19, 2019). (Photo courtesy of DYHB Tatak RMN Page) BACOLOD CITY — The Diocese of Bacolod has strongly condemned the murder of a prominent businessman at […]

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8990 TAPS HIGH END MARKET

February 20, 2019 - 7:05 PM

8990 Holdings Inc., one of the fastest growing real estate developers in the Philippines and listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange under the symbol “HOUSE,” is entering high-end property development with its Cebu project.  8990 Holdings has agreed to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of GENVI Development Corporation, one of Cebu’s top developers of […]

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SGMA PUSHES FOR IMMEDIATE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ILOILO FLOOD CONTROL SYSTEM

February 20, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday attended the meeting of the House Committee on Public Works and Highways, chaired by Rep. Bayani Fernando (1st District, Marikina City), where the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) conducted a briefing on the flood control system master plan and other issues surrounding the system […]

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SHIPPING FIRM LAUNCHES SEA COMMUTING USING WATER JEEPNEY

February 20, 2019 - 6:48 PM

SEA COMMUTING. Dr. Nelson Mejia Jr. (seventh from left), chief executive officer of MCE Shipping Lines, leads the ribbon cutting ceremony during the launching of MyBoat, a concept of sea travel using 64-passenger capacity catamaran or 15-passenger sea jeepney. Also in photo are Mayor Elanito Peña of Minglanilla (left), Cebu 6th District Rep. Samsam Gullas (third from […]

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EX-REBEL GUNNED DOWN BY COMRADES IN SOUTH NEGROS

February 20, 2019 - 6:46 PM

SCENE OF THE CRIME. Policemen gather information from possible witnesses at the scene where Jonybert “Jun-Jun” Sabeco was gunned down by four New People’s Army rebels in Purok Letter, Barangay Camansi in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy of 15th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army) BACOLOD CITY — A former member of the Revolutionary Proletarian […]

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