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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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KILUSANG PAGBABAGO TO PUSH FOR FEDERALISM IN CEBU RALLY

October 25, 2018 - 3:43 PM

KP PRESSCON. Kilusang Pagbabago-Visayas leaders hold a press conference in connection with their pro-federalism rally set this Sunday at the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Present during presscon on Wednesday (October 24, 2018) are (from right) KP-Visayas lead convenor Doris Isubal-Mongaya, co-convenor Atty. Rex JMA Fernandez, KP-Region 7 lead convenor Rodrigo Tanza Jr., and KP-Cebu Province chairman Josephus […]

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DOT TRAINS 2,100 FRONTLINERS FOR BORACAY REOPENING

October 25, 2018 - 3:49 PM

BORACAY ISLAND, AKLAN, PHILIPPINES-The Department of Tourism (DOT) facilitated the training of some 2,100 tourism front line workers in anticipation of Boracay Island’s soft opening on October 26.   “Since the island’s temporary closure, we have been providing free training for our frontliners or the ones who will work face to face with our tourists,” […]

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BACOLOD-SILAY AIRPORT TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY EXERCISE ON NOV. 9

October 25, 2018 - 3:29 PM

BACOLOD CITY — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) will spearhead the multi-agency emergency exercise at the Bacolod-Silay Airport on Nov. 9 to test the airport’s capability in responding to disasters, particularly a plane crash. Ofelia Leonardo, information officer of CAAP Bacolod-Silay Airport, said on Tuesday that a table-top discussion of all the agencies, […]

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DILG MONITORING ISLAND RESORTS TO AVOID CLOSURE

October 25, 2018 - 3:46 PM

To avoid a scenario similar to the temporary closure of Boracay, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has been instructed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to monitor all island resorts and beach tourism destinations in the country.   To ensure the Department’s compliance with the President’s directive, DILG OIC-Secretary Eduardo M. Año […]

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GATCHALIAN ASSURES FUND FOR FREE COLLEGE TUITION PROGRAM

October 25, 2018 - 3:21 PM

FUND GUARANTEED. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian assures there is fund for the implementation of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act next school year in an interview made during the one-day policy forum to end child rape held in Iloilo City on Tuesday (October 23, 2018). (Photo by Perla Lena)  ILOILO CITY — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Tuesday […]

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ILLEGAL RECRUITER NABBED IN CEBU

October 25, 2018 - 3:11 PM

CEBU CITY — Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) 7 (Central Visayas) have caught a 40-year-old woman and two of her staff in the act of conducting illegal recruitment activities. Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Regional Center for Visayas chief, Evelia Durato, identified the suspects late Tuesday as Marichu Caitor-Variation, manager of HYVA/I-Employ, […]

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NEGROS POLICE DEBUNKS CLAIM MINOR-SURVIVOR ‘ILLEGALLY ARRESTED’

October 25, 2018 - 3:09 PM

SCENE OF THE CRIME. The site at Hacienda Nene, Purok Firetree in Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City, where the nine Negrense farmers were killed, was visited by ranking military and police officials on Tuesday afternoon (October 23, 2018). (Photo courtesy of PIA Negros Occidental)   BACOLOD CITY — The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) debunked the allegation of […]

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DTI ISSUES EARLY HOLIDAY FOOD-BUYING TIPS TO NEGRENSES

October 25, 2018 - 2:58 PM

BACOLOD CITY — With still two months to go before Christmas, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has issued holiday food-buying tips to consumers in Negros Occidental. Director of DTI-Negros Occidental, Lea Gonzales, said suggested retail prices (SRPs) for Noche Buena items have already been made available since Tuesday. “Check the expiry date and price. […]

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AFP CHIEF: NEGOCC MASSACRE PART OF ‘RED OCTOBER’ PLOT

October 25, 2018 - 2:46 PM

MANILA — The country’s military chief has linked the massacre of nine workers in a sugar farm in Sagay City, Negros Occidental last Oct. 20 to the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) “Red October” ouster plot that security forces earlier exposed. “It is obvious that there is a sinister plot, there is some orchestration. We […]

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KILUSANG PAGBABAGO TO PUSH FOR FEDERALISM IN CEBU RALLY

October 25, 2018 - 2:25 PM

KP PRESSCON. Kilusang Pagbabago-Visayas leaders hold a press conference in connection with their pro-federalism rally set this Sunday at the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Present during presscon on Wednesday (October 24, 2018) are (from right) KP-Visayas lead convenor Doris Isubal-Mongaya, co-convenor Atty. Rex JMA Fernandez, KP-Region 7 lead convenor Rodrigo Tanza Jr., and KP-Cebu Province chairman Josephus […]

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GOV’T PROVIDES AID TO SAGAY 9 KIN; HOUSE PROBE SOUGHT ON MASSACRE

October 24, 2018 - 9:56 PM

The wake of the nine farmers massacred in Negros Occidental is held at the Sagay City Government Center. (Photo courtesy of Bombo Radyo Bacolod) BACOLOD CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte extended financial assistance to the families of the nine victims of the massacre in Sagay City, Negros Occidental even though his scheduled visit to the wake on […]

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ROAD PROJECT SEEN TO BOOST CAPIZ TOURISM, ECONOMY

October 24, 2018 - 5:32 PM

1.34-KILOMETER concrete road undertaken by DPWH in Barangay Jaena Norte in Jamindan, Capiz. Said road leads to Malinamon Falls, one of the town’s tourist destinations. (Photo courtesy of DPWH, Capiz 2nd DEO) UNDULATING terrains and breathtaking landscapes lead to Malinamon Waterfalls in the mountains of Barangay Jaena Norte in Jamindan, Capiz. Located near Camp Macario […]

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ARROYO ENDS LAND DISPUTE IN CEBU CITY

October 23, 2018 - 4:06 PM

Fifteen years after she issued Proclamation No. 409 in 2003, former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo paved the way for thousands of families in Brgy. Apas in Lahug, Cebu City to finally own their housing units. Arroyo was in Cebu City today to witness the signing of the Compromise Agreement between the Provincial Government […]

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GUNMEN MASSACRE 9 IN NEGROS

October 22, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Family members flock on Sunday morning to a funeral home in Sagay City where the bodies of the nine fatalities in Barangay Bulanon were brought after they were killed by unidentified gunmen on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy of DYHB Tatak RMN Page)   BACOLOD CITY — A total of nine persons, including three women and two minors, […]

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STUDENTS TO RUN ILOILO CITY GOV’T FOR A WEEK

October 22, 2018 - 5:18 PM

Student city officials take their oath of office before Mayor Jose Espinosa III to kick off their week-long immersion in the city government as part of the Boys’ and Girls’ Week Celebration organized by the Rotary Club of Iloilo City on Monday (Oct. 22, 2018).   ILOILO CITY – A total of 59 student officials are […]

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7 NABBED, OVER P650-K WORTH OF ‘SHABU’ SEIZED IN NEGROS OCCIDENTAL

October 22, 2018 - 5:09 PM

The PHP380,000 worth of suspected shabu, the firearm with ammunition, the buy-bust money and other items seized by the Silay City Drug Enforcement Unit personnel from the two suspects in a buy-bust at Barangay Lantad on Saturday night. (Photo courtesy of Mayor Mark J. Golez Facebook Page)   BACOLOD CITY — Some seven persons were arrested while […]

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