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DENGUE CASES IN BOHOL UP BY 125%

November 12, 2018 - 5:03 PM

Governor Edgar Chatto, with the support of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, ordered the staging of synchronized barangay assemblies in Bohol’s 1,109 barangays on November 17 to tackle the alarming dengue problem in Bohol.  TAGBILARAN CITY — Dengue cases in Bohol spiked by 125 percent this year, the Department of Health (DOH) 7 […]

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ILOILO’S X’MAS JOB FAIR OFFERS 29K VACANCIES

November 12, 2018 - 5:09 PM

File photo of previous job fair in Iloilo held by Public Employment Service Office ILOILO CITY — Some 29,000 jobs will be made available during the Christmas Job Fair of the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) in Iloilo province on December 7-8. In an interview Friday, Francisco Heler Jr. of PESO said 111 companies have confirmed their […]

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20 ILONGGO CHAMPS OF ‘ISTORYA NG PAG-ASA’ HONORED

November 12, 2018 - 5:02 PM

SUCCESS STORIES.  Vice President Leni Robredo looks at the portraits and success stories of the 20 ‘Istorya ng Pag-asa’ (INP) awardees, which aim to inspire the public. She led the opening of the INP photo gallery at the Festive Walk Mall, Iloilo City on Friday (November 9, 2018). (Photo by Cindy Ferrer) ILOILO CITY — A total of 20 […]

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TEENAGE PREGNANCY DROPS BY 9.8% IN ILOILO PROVINCE

November 12, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Ramon Yee, head of the Provincial Population Office reported on Friday (November 9, 2018) that the incidence of teenage pregnancy dropped by 9.8 percent in Iloilo province last year. (Photo by Cindy Ferrer) ILOILO CITY — The incidence of teenage pregnancy in Iloilo province has declined by 9.8 percent during the year 2017, according to the […]

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PNP: IMELDA MARCOS’ HEALTH, AGE TO BE CONSIDERED IN HER ARREST

November 12, 2018 - 4:53 PM

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said they are taking into consideration the health of former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos in complying with the arrest order to be issued by the court. “Ito, kasi wala tayong nakikitang magiging problema sa kanya dahil unang-una may edad na, babae (In […]

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BACOLOD-SILAY AIRPORT EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM HOLDS EXERCISE

November 12, 2018 - 5:00 PM

PROMPT RESPONSE. Fire trucks from various stations and volunteer units respond during the crash landing simulation exercise at the Bacolod-Silay Airport in Silay City, Negros Occidental held on Friday (November 9, 2018) (Photo courtesy of PIA Negros Occidental)  BACOLOD CITY — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) initiated a full-scale emergency exercise at the Bacolod-Silay […]

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P600K ‘SHABU’ SEIZED IN NEGOCC

November 12, 2018 - 4:56 PM

BACOLOD CITY — Operatives have seized an estimated PHP600,000 worth of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation early Saturday morning on Dos Hermanos St., Barangay 3 in San Carlos City. The suspect, Joseph Fedrequilan, 39, a high-value target, however, fled when he sensed that he was transacting with an undercover policeman around 1:15 a.m. […]

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SOLON ‘ABSOLVES’ LAPEÑA IN MULTI-BILLION SHABU SMUGGLING

November 12, 2018 - 4:51 PM

MANILA — The chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs on Monday said former Bureau of Customs (BOC) commissioner Isidro Lapeña has no accountability for the entry of multibillion-peso shabu shipments into the country. In a press conference, Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said even when command responsibility is considered in the alleged […]

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BI WARNS ANEW FOREIGNERS ILLEGALLY WORKING IN PH

November 12, 2018 - 4:48 PM

MANILA — Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente on Monday has warned anew foreign nationals who are working illegally in the country that they will be deported. He noted that foreigners are not allowed to illegally engage in gainful activities, which deprive small Filipino traders of livelihood opportunities. “If you are a good, law-abiding alien […]

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PNP: COSTUME-CLAD SECURITY GUARDS NEED PERMIT

November 12, 2018 - 4:54 PM

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday reminded security agencies, malls and business establishments to seek permission first before ordering their guards to wear themed costumes. “They have to ask permission. It’s not absolute. All they must do is to ask permission from the SOSIA (Supervisory Office on Security and Investigation Agencies). The mall […]

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UP FRAT TO LAUNCH ‘ICONIC’ PROMENADE

November 12, 2018 - 4:49 PM

USPAA Chairman Fred Pascual, U.P. President Danilo Concepcion, former USPAA Chairman Ray Orozco, Upsilon Sigma Phi Centennial Chair Noy Dy-Liacco and former USPAA President Atty. Jesse Andres at the groundbreaking for the U.P. Promenade in 2016. MANILA — The Upsilon Sigma Phi of the University of the Philippines volunteered to construct a walkway from Gonzalez Hall […]

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MAYORS’ LEAGUE SUPPORTS FEDERAL SHIFT

November 12, 2018 - 4:47 PM

The 1,489-strong League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) believes that federalism will help local chief executives (LCEs) develop their own areas and offers its support for the government’s campaign for a federal shift. “Bilang presidente ng LMP, sinusuportahan ko ang pederalismo… Lahat ng mga punong-bayan sa Pilipinas ay sumusuporta sa pederalismo. Maganda kasi ang […]

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DILG AWARDS 74 LGUS, REGIONAL PERSONNEL FOR EXEMPLARY PCF PERFORMANCE

November 12, 2018 - 4:45 PM

As part of its continuing harvest of good local governance, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) awards a total of 74 local government units (LGUs) and key DILG Regional Field Personnel nationwide for their exemplary performance in championing their respective Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) projects during the PCF Summit held recently at […]

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DILG ASKS MANILA BARANGAY CHAIRMAN WHO MAULED TEENAGER TO SURRENDER

November 12, 2018 - 4:36 PM

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año urges a Manila barangay chairman and his personnel who were allegedly involved in mauling a 16-year-old youth in Sta. Cruz, Manila to surface and yield to authorities. Año says Chairman Felipe Falcon Jr. of Barangay 350, City of Manila should be “man enough […]

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DOLE BACKS JOB-GENERATING CORPORATE, FISCAL INCENTIVES REFORM BILL

November 12, 2018 - 4:38 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) supports the proposed reforms in corporate taxation and fiscal incentives under the second package of the Duterte administration’s comprehensive tax reform program (CTRP), as this will sharpen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized businesses and will create more jobs, especially in the countryside.    DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III has also pointed […]

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DOTR: NO MRT FARE HIKE AMID REHAB ACTIVITIES

November 12, 2018 - 4:19 PM

MANILA — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Saturday assured the riding public that no fare hike will be carried out anytime soon for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3), unless improvements on facilities and operations are already completed.  “Mariin na instruction ni Secretary (Arthur) Tugade na hindi tayo mag-i-increase ng anumang pasahe hangga’t hindi nararamdaman ng […]

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