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Jimenez: Comelec will be considerate with MILF in special registration

September 12, 2018 - 11:59 PM

SPECIAL LIST UP. Commission on Elections spokesperson Director James Jimenez (center) responds to queries on Monday (Sept. 10) by Cotabato newsmen on the scheduled Sept 11-13, 2018 special satellite registration in 16 areas of Mindanao in connection with the plebiscite for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) early next year. (PNA Cotabato photo)   COTABATO CITY – The Commission […]

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Councilors Brawl In Bacolod City During SP Session

September 13, 2018 - 9:25 AM

BACOLOD CITY—Councilor Claudio Puentevella was caught on camera as he assaulted Councilor Dindo Ramos during the Sangguniang Panlungsod session yesterday, Sept 12. This happened after a heated discussion on the proposed sanitary landfill to be constructed in Barangay Felisa. Video From Bacolod City Public Information Office Facebook Page

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Estancia claimants receive over half a million for oil spill

September 12, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Photo By Jonathan Jurilla The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) resumed on 03 September 2018 the distribution of compensation checks to the families and enterprises in the Municipality of Estancia, Iloilo affected by the oil spill from Power Barge (PB) 103. Then docked at Barangay Botongon in Estancia, PB 103 ran aground […]

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Five international contractors bid for Alsons Zamboanga power plant

September 12, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Five global construction and engineering companies have submitted bid proposals for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the Alsons Power Group’s planned 105-megawatt (MW) San Ramon Power, Inc. (SRPI) coal-fired power plant in Talisayan, Zamboanga City.   The plant will provide baseload power to Zamboanga City and nearby areas.  Construction is expected to begin […]

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Senate declares every June 18 as Bacolod City Charter Day

September 12, 2018 - 4:51 PM

THE Senate approved on third and final reading on Sept 10, 2018 House Bill No. 7044 declaring June 18 as the Bacolod City Charter Day. Joining the senators in a photo opportunity after the Senate hearing are Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Rep. Greg Gasataya, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilors Em Ang and Bartolome Orola, […]

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PhilHealth sanctions erring hospitals

September 12, 2018 - 4:21 PM

State agency Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) said that it is now imposing fines against erring hospitals instead of outright suspension or revocation of their accreditation in order to ensure that members continue to access health services and avail themselves of their benefits even if these facilities are being made to account for their fraudulent […]

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NFA services continue

September 12, 2018 - 4:34 PM

The National Food Authority (NFA) management assures the public that delivery of its services will continue even as administrator Jason Aquino has requested to be relieved from his post.   Aquino, who is currently on leave, shall remain head of the food agency until a suitable replacement is appointed by the President.   The NFA […]

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Angara: Add Disaster Preparedness To School Curriculum

September 12, 2018 - 3:42 PM

As the country braces for a possible “supertyphoon”, Senator Sonny Angara reiterated his proposal to incorporate disaster awareness and mitigation in the school curriculum in a bid to minimize the impact of natural disasters. “The Philippines is perhaps one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Every year, about 20 typhoons enter the Philippines […]

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Organizations Regional Summit

September 11, 2018 - 9:37 PM

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 will be gathering hundreds of Peoples’ Organizations (PO) all over Western Visayas for a one-day summit called PO Regional Summit on September 13, 2018 at Diversion 21 Hotel in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. This is the first PO Summit that will gather all the POs […]

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17,000 councilors nationwide in favor of federalism

September 12, 2018 - 4:17 PM

Almost 17,000 city and municipal councilors nationwide now support the administration’s advocacy for a federal shift. On September 10, 2018, city and municipal councilors from all over the Philippines pledged to help the information campaign of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) through the signing of a memorandum of understanding between DILG […]

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Sen. Poe-Llamanzares ‘reassured’ Dominguez is protecting public interest in Bulacan airport proposal

September 12, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has maintained that the Department of Finance (DOF) wants San Miguel Holdings Corp. (SMHC) and its mother company, San Miguel Corp. (SMC), to enter into a “Joint and Several Liability Agreement” on SMCH’s unsolicited proposal to build an international airport in Bulacan to ensure that Filipino taxpayers and would-be passengers are not […]

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Iloilo City Receives Two National Awards

September 11, 2018 - 9:23 PM

ILOILO City was feted in the recent National Literacy Awards and Philippine Bike Awards 2018. The city was adjudged second runner-up in the 2018 National Literacy Conference and Awards (NLCA) of the Department of Education (DepEd) under the Outstanding Local Government Unit (LGU) Highly Urbanized City Category. Mayor Jose Espinosa III received the award on […]

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Impeachment Complaints Versus Supreme Court Justices Dismissed, Insufficient In Substance

September 12, 2018 - 3:25 PM

The House Committee on Justice chaired by Rep. Doy Leachon (1st District, Oriental Mindoro) on Tuesday ruled that the consolidated impeachment complaints against Supreme Court Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro and six associate justices were insufficient in substance. The impeachment complaints, filed by Reps. Edcel Lagman (1st District , Albay), Gary Alejano (Party-list, MAGDALO), and […]

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House Approves MNP Act On Third Reading

September 12, 2018 - 3:33 PM

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill that allows cellphone users to keep their phone numbers even as they switch network providers last Sept 10. Voting 216-0 with no abstention, the lower chamber passed House Bill No. 7652 or the “Mobile Number Portability Act” which is set to institutionalize Mobile […]

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Caloocan City Prepares for ‘Ompong’

September 11, 2018 - 5:40 PM

(Proposed temporary shelter design) CALOOCAN CITY – The local government has bolstered its disaster preparedness as the country braces for the possible landfall of a tropical storm which could develop into Super Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut) once it enters the country this week. The city government displayed its designs of temporary shelters at the […]

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Dayaw’ IP Festival to be held in Capiz

September 11, 2018 - 9:28 PM

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The province of Capiz is hosting the Philippine International Indigenous People’s (IPs) Festival in October 2018. Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Officer Alphonsus Tesoro said the event dubbed as “Dayaw” will attract 400 participants from about 100 ethnolinguistic communities in the country. “This is the second time that Capiz will host […]

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