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RICE BLACK BUGS HIT NINE ILOILO TOWNS

PEST ATTACK.  Photo shows rice black bugs,  locally known as 'atangya',  taken from Banate, Iloilo. Nine towns in Iloilo province, including[...]

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3 DRUG SUSPECTS NABBED, P213-K SHABU SEIZED IN BACOLOD

May 3, 2019 - 6:19 PM

ANTI-DRUG OPS. Operatives of Police Station 3 in Bacolod City seize seven sachets of shabu with estimated worth of PHP125,000 from a high-value target in Barangay Banago on Thursday (May 2, 2019). Three drug personalities were arrested Bacolod City Police Office in separate buy-bust operations. (Photo courtesy of Bacolod City Police Office) BACOLOD CITY — Three drug personalities were […]

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3 QUAKES ROCK LEYTE ISLAND IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS

May 2, 2019 - 5:20 PM

TACLOBAN CITY – The fault line in Capoocan, Leyte moved three times in less than 24 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. A magnitude 2.5 earthquake shook the town 12:58 am on Thursday. A stronger ground shaking at 3.1 in magnitude rocked the town minutes earlier at 12:44 am. The strongest was […]

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NEGOCC FARMER-BENEFICIARY LAUDS CITIZENS’ COMPLAINT CENTER

May 2, 2019 - 5:18 PM

BACOLOD CITY — An agrarian reform beneficiary (ARB) in Negros Occidental has lauded the Duterte administration’s 8888 Citizens’ Complaint Center for immediately addressing their group’s concern involving the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). This was reported by the DAR-Negros Occidental I earlier this week after it also received a commendation from the said farmer-beneficiary for successfully […]

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270 HIRED-ON-THE-SPOT IN TACLOBAN LABOR DAY JOB FAIR

May 2, 2019 - 5:17 PM

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. Jobseekers wait for their turn during the Labor Day employment fair at Tacloban City Astrodome on Wednesday (May 1, 2019). Some 270 out of 1,144 applicants were hired on the spot. (PNA Photo by Sarwell Q. Meniano) TACLOBAN CITY — At least 270 out of 1,144 applicants were hired on the spot during the Labor Day job fair in this […]

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BILL DECLARING A FARM TOURISM DESTINATION CAPITAL OF BOHOL APPROVED ON SECOND...

May 2, 2019 - 3:40 PM

The House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill 8979, seeking to declaring the Municipality of Ubay in Bohol as Farm Tourism Destination Capital of Bohol province. Authored by Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado (2nd District, Bohol), the bill mandates accredited farm destinations in the Municipality of Ubay to avail of privileges and benefits provided […]

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PREPS FOR 75TH LEYTE LANDING ANNIVERSARY UNDERWAY

April 30, 2019 - 5:16 PM

MANILA – Preparations for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the decisive Leyte Landing by Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his forces on October 20, 1944 are underway. This was disclosed Monday by Palo town Mayor Remedios L. Petilla of Leyte during the weekly “Kapihan sa Manila Hotel” hosted by Samahang Plaridel headed by veteran journalist […]

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NEGRENSE ARTISTS PAY HOMAGE TO THE ‘BEAST OF BURDEN’ IN SUGARLANDIA

April 30, 2019 - 5:11 PM

UNYIELDING TO PRESSURES. ‘Bao: The Unbowed Carabao’, the masterpiece of mosaic artist Lisa de Leon-Zayco and sculptor Rafael ‘Paeng’ Paderna, is now displayed on the grounds of The Negros Museum in Bacolod City. The five-ton carabao sculpture, perched on a concrete platform, is made of concrete, brass, and tessera. (PNA/Photo by Nanette L. Guadalquiver) BACOLOD CITY — Two […]

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P4-K MONTHLY WAGE FOR W. VISAYAS ‘KASAMBAHAY’ TAKES EFFECT MAY 8

April 30, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Department of Labor and Employment Regional Director for Western Visayas Cyril Ticao. (Photo by Perla G. Lena) ILOILO CITY – Starting May 8 this year, the monthly minimum wage for “kasambahay” or domestic helpers in Western Visayas will be PHP4,000. Cyril Ticao, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional director for Western Visayas, said they already published […]

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POTABLE WATER NOW AVAILABLE FOR ISLAND COMMUNITY IN ILOILO

April 30, 2019 - 4:29 PM

DESALINATION MACHINE. Residents of Sitio Baliguian, an island that is part of Malangabang village in Concepcion town, Iloilo, now have access to drinking water through a water desalination machine acquired by the Iloilo Provincial Government. Before the machine’s turnover, people in the island had to travel two hours to source drinking water from the mainland, Iloilo Governor Arthur […]

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LEYTE SOLON FACES POLL DISQUALIFICATION OVER CITIZENSHIP ISSUE

April 29, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Leyte 2nd district Rep. Henry Ong. (Photo from his FB page) TACLOBAN CITY – Leyte 2nd district Rep. Henry Ong is facing a disqualification case before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) over a citizenship issue. The petitioner, Anthony Dy from Dagami, Leyte, claimed in his complaint that Ong committed a material misrepresentation when he filed his COC […]

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FIRST BATCH OF ROTC SUMMER CAMP START TRAINING IN CENTRAL VISAYAS

April 29, 2019 - 6:19 PM

ROTC SUMMER CAMP. Lt. Col. Antonio Esmero, 701st Ready Reserve Battalion commander, delivers his inspirational message during the opening ceremony of the ROTC Summer Camp Training in Camp Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, on Monday (April 29, 2019). Seated on stage are (left to right) Lt. Col. Rowel Gavilanes, 701st Community Defense Center (CDC) director; Col. Gerry Borja, […]

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CAPITOL UPDATES NEDA-PPP TEAM ON P1.1-B BULK WATER PROJECT

April 29, 2019 - 4:36 PM

WHILE Metro Cebu residents are still reeling from water shortage, aggravated by the weak El Niño, a team from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Central Office was sent to Cebu to get updates on a water supply project in the northern town of Carmen. “Request lang po namin i-update po kami (of) the progress […]

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ILOILO CITY AWARDS ATTRACT VISITORS

April 29, 2019 - 4:22 PM

ILOILO CITY’S awards are an attraction for organizations who want to visit the metropolis for study tours or hold giant conventions. This was the assessment of City Tourism and Development Office (CTDO) head Junel Ann Divinagracia relative to the increasing tourist arrivals brought by promotions particularly for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE). “Efforts in […]

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SLAIN ‘HIGH-VALUE’ SUSPECT YIELDS P2.7-M SHABU IN NEGROS BUY-BUST

April 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Police operatives recover a total of 102 sachets of shabu with an estimated value of PHP2.727 million following a buy-bust operation that claimed the life of drug suspect Leoner Jalandoon in Victorias City, Negros Occidental on Sunday (April 28, 2019). (Photo courtesy of Bombo Radyo Bacolod) BACOLOD CITY — A suspected leader of a drug group in […]

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DRUG SUSPECT KILLED, 8 OTHERS NABBED IN 2 NEGOCC CITIES

April 28, 2019 - 7:16 PM

SHABU SEIZED. Operatives of Police Station 3 in Bacolod City seize 13 sachets of shabu with an estimated value of PHP312,000 and a caliber .22 revolver from a newly-identified suspect in Purok Bayanihan, Barangay Banago on Friday afternoon (April 26, 2019). Police conducted anti-drug operations in the cities of Bacolod and Silay in Negros Occidental province. (Photo […]

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BORACAY TASK FORCE TO CHECK FOREIGN BUSINESSES, WORKERS

April 27, 2019 - 4:43 PM

CHINESE establishments were noted to have sprouted in Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan after the island resort reopened following a 6-month rehabilitation. The proliferation of Chinese businesses in the island was coupled by complaints of turning away non-Chinese customers in restaurants, menus written in Chinese characters, and possible illegal employment of Chinese workers. Amid complaints […]

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