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DUMAGUETE ALARMED BY SURGE IN CHILD ABUSE CASES

DUMAGUETE CITY -- The Child Protection Unit (CPU) of the City Social Welfare and Development Office expressed concern on Monday over[...]

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FILIPINO INVENTORS PILOT RAPID DENGUE TEST KIT IN W. VISAYAS

November 8, 2018 - 5:27 PM

BIOMEDICAL INNOVATIONS. Dr. Raul V. Destura talks about the ‘Philippine Landscape from Biomedical Innovations to Industry Adaptation –Transforming Challenges into Opportunities’ before participants of the 3rd Western Visayas Health Research Conference held at this city which ended on Wednesday (November 7, 2018). (Photo by Perla Lena)    ILOILO CITY — Western Visayas is one of the three pilot […]

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CEBU CITY DAD CALLS ON PUBLIC TO HELP SOLVE CRIMES

November 8, 2018 - 5:29 PM

Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera calls for the public to help prevent and solve crimes. (Photo courtesy of City Councilor Joel Garganera) CEBU CITY — City Councilor Joel Garganera has urged Cebuanos to help authorities solve crimes amid the alarming peace and order situation in the city.   Garganera, who also chairs the city’s Police Advisory Council, […]

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FARMERS TOLD NOT TO USE NAT’L ROADS TO DRY PALAY

November 8, 2018 - 5:33 PM

ILOILO CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Visayas (DPWH-6) is reminding farmers not to dry palay and other farm produce on national roads, especially during this harvest season.   In an interview Wednesday, Vivian Tan, information officer of DPWH-6, said they have reiterated the order to the various district engineering offices […]

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DEGAMO VOWS TO OPPOSE COAL PLANTS IN NEGROS

November 8, 2018 - 5:25 PM

ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMP. Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo (center) receives the Allen S. Quimpo Climate Leadership for Governance Memorial Award from the Climate Reality Project Philippines in ceremonies held at the National Museum of Natural History in Manila, Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo by Judaline F. Partlow)   DUMAGUETE CITY – Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo vowed to continue his […]

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NO MORE ‘OPT-OUT’ FOR SCHOOLS OFFERING FREE MEDICAL TUITION

November 8, 2018 - 5:21 PM

RENDERING SERVICE IN EXCHANGE OF FREE TUITION.  Commission on Higher Education Chairman J. Prospero E. De Vera III says state universities and colleges with free medical tuition may consider the ‘no option to pay’ so their graduates will have to render return service after passing the Physician Licensure Examination. De Vera was the keynote speaker during […]

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POLICE ASSURES THOROUGH PROBE OF NEGRENSE LAWYER’S SLAY

November 8, 2018 - 5:24 PM

CALL FOR JUSTICE. Leaders of Karapatan-Negros, Paghida-et sa Kauswagan Development Group (PDG) Inc. and their allied groups call for justice for the slain Negrense lawyer Benjamin Ramos Jr. in a press conference at the Negros Press Club office in Bacolod City on Wednesday (November 7, 2018).  (Photo by Erwin P. Nicavera)   BACOLOD CITY — The chief of […]

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65 PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN W. VISAYAS TO RECEIVE FREE COMPUTERS

November 8, 2018 - 5:19 PM

ILOILO CITY — A total of 650 desktop computers will be given to 65 public secondary schools in Western Visayas under the largest computerization project for the basic education sector in the country.   Each school will receive 10 personal computers and printers under the Personal Computer for Public School-Phase 5 (PCPS-5) project, which is managed […]

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VICE GUV ALLAYS FEARS OF BREAKDOWN OF PEACE AND ORDER IN NEGOCC

November 8, 2018 - 5:16 PM

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson (left) with Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. (File photo from Negros Occidental Capitol PIO)   BACOLOD CITY — Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson has remained confident of a stable peace and order situation in the province despite the spate of killings in recent weeks.   “I don’t think anybody […]

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NEGOCC PROV’L BOARD APPROVES P4-B BUDGET FOR 2019

November 8, 2018 - 5:13 PM

BACOLOD CITY — The Provincial Board of Negros Occidental approved on third and final reading on Wednesday the province’s PHP4.002-billion annual budget for 2019.   The passage of next year’s budget, which is about 14 percent higher than the 2018 allocation of PHP3.546 billion, came after a series of hearings held on the third week of […]

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P85M FOR REPAIR OF MARKETS, ‘IHAWAN’

November 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM

THE iconic façade of the Iloilo Central Market in Iloilo City. Photo By Rabosajr   THE Iloilo City Council requested the Office of the City Mayor to allocate P85 million for the rehabilitation of public markets and slaughterhouse in the city.   The request was made through a resolution passed by the Sangguniang Panlungsod during its […]

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UPV TO HOST INT’L FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES GAB

November 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM

THE University of the Philippines Visayas is organizing the International Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2018 (ICFAS 2018) at the Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City on November 15-16, 2018.   Now on its fourth year, ICFAS 2018 with the UPV College of Management as host will bring together researchers, professionals, business leaders and […]

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BORACAY OPENING FAIR NETS P400K

November 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Aklan Provincial Office launched the “Bagong Buhay Boracay Product Showcase” at the City Mall Boracay in time for the soft opening of Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan on October 26, 2018.   A total of 49 exhibitors participated in the product showcase.   The exhibit featured the products made by […]

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PRE-REGISTRATION FOR 2-DAY JOB FAIR UNDERWAY

November 6, 2018 - 7:00 PM

A group of job hunters complete their pre-registration forms at Public Employment Services Office’s (PESO) extension office for the Dec. 7 to 8, 2018  Job Fair. (Photo courtesy of Gail Momblan) A MONTH before the Dec 7 to 8 Job Fair, the Public Employment Services Office (PESO)-Iloilo welcomes pre-registration of job seekers in their extension office, […]

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BACOLOD-BOUND FASTCRAFT BREAKS DOWN AT SEA

November 6, 2018 - 5:32 PM

A BACOLOD City bound vessel of Weesam Express reportedly broke down between the waters of Guimaras and Iloilo morning of Nov.6, 2018.   Officials from Weesam Express office in Bacolod said the vessel had just exited Iloilo River when the crew detected unusual vibrations in the ship’s propeller shaft.   Concerned over the safety of […]

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BORACAY RESIDENTS LEARN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

November 6, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Stakeholders from Boracay Island gather in Boracay Tropics Hotel for Action Planning Workshop for the solid waste management conducted by TAK. (Courtesy of DENR PENRO Aklan)     In time for the reopening of Boracay Island, residents of the three barangays participated in the Acting Planning Workshop for the ecological solid waste management (ESWM), conducted […]

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MISS TEEN INTERNATIONAL 2018 RUNNER UP IS PROUD ANTIQUEÑA

November 6, 2018 - 2:52 PM

PROUD ANTIQUEÑA. Miss Teen International 2018 second runner up Alysa Aaron Mandahuyan Esponilla is a proud Antiqueña. (Contributed photo)   SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Miss Teen International 2018 second runner up Alysa Aaron Mandahuyan Esponilla is a proud Antiqueña, who hails from Barangay Bari in Sibalom town.   Alysa, who is only 16 years […]

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