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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Oriental will host the second leg of the national Enduro Pilipinas 4G race in March thi
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 hours ago
will host the second leg of the national Enduro Pilipinas 4G race in March this year, the event to be held for the first time in the province. World-renowned champion biker, Wendell Barba, who hails from Dumaguete City, said he is at... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA former member of the New People's Army in received livelihood assistance fro
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 hours ago
A former member of the New People's Army in received livelihood assistance from the government under the Comprehensive Local Integration Program. The former rebel, known as �Kurt�, who surrendered December 7, received P65,000 as... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Philippine National Police in held a simulated exercise on a bomb threat s
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 13 hours ago
The Philippine National Police in held a simulated exercise on a bomb threat scenario at the geothermal power plant in Valencia town Wednesday. The simulated exercise (SIMEX), conducted at around 11:25 a.m. at the geothermal power... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
All roads lead to MiagaoALL ROADS lead to Miagao for the celebration of its 300th founding anniversary.
All roads lead to Miagao
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
ALL ROADS lead to Miagao for the celebration of its 300th founding anniversary. It is a first class municipality, 40 kilometers south of Iloilo City, an hour ride passing the towns of Oton, Tigbauan, and Guimbal. It is home to the baroque fortress... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsNegros Occidental athletes continued to stamp their class over rivals from the
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
Negros Occidental athletes continued to stamp their class over rivals from the Oriental side as they tallied 88 gold medals, 48 silvers and 10 bronzes as of 5 p.m. yesterday in the 2016 Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet. Negros Oriental... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe head of the Commission on Youth of the Diocese of Dumaguete has highlighted
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
The head of the Commission on Youth of the Diocese of Dumaguete has highlighted the need for repentance and going into a deep reflection of man's sinful nature and God's immense love and mercy for His people. Fr. Hendrix Alar, in his homily during... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Commission on Elections in Dumaguete City reminded political candidates and
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
The Commission on Elections in Dumaguete City reminded political candidates and their campaigners to respect and observe the provisions of the Fair Elections Act of the Philippines. City election officer Gildu Agoncillo made the announcement Monday... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalFifteen-year-old Philip Hozel Ortega topped the secondary boys' 110-meter hurdl
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Fifteen-year-old Philip Hozel Ortega topped the secondary boys' 110-meter hurdles to give the delegation its first gold medal in athletics, at the start of the competition in the 2016 Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet at... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalBishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete exhorted the Catholic faithful
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete exhorted the Catholic faithful to live a life full of joy and hope, just as the Holy Father, Pope Francis, has emphasized in his message during Monday's celebration of the Lunar New Year. Cortes... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Commission on Elections in Dumaguete City informed all radio and television
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
The Commission on Elections in Dumaguete City informed all radio and television stations yesterday to observe the implementing rules and regulations regarding political advertisements in their outfits. City Election Officer Gelu Agoncillo said... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Where are the 119 LTO deputies?February 07, 2016 Where are the 119 trained-policemen deputies of the Land Tra
Where are the 119 LTO deputies?
Negros Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
February 07, 2016 Where are the 119 trained-policemen deputies of the Land Transportation Office gone? The LTO has not yet deputized them at all? LTO complains it is undermanned, but it has not yet issued formal deputization orders for 119 policemen... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Army commits media tie-upFebruary 07, 2016 The commanding officer of the 303rd Infantry Brigade (IB) of
Army commits media tie-up
Negros Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
February 07, 2016 The commanding officer of the 303rd Infantry Brigade (IB) of the Philippine Army (PA) based in Negros Island vowed to strengthen the partnership with the local media for timely and accurate dissemination of information. Col.... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsCompetitions begin in the 2016 Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet t
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Competitions begin in the 2016 Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet today with 17 gold medals at stake in athletics at the Panaad Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City. Up for grabs today are the gold, silver, and bronze medals in... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
PNP need skills in child sex abuse rapsFebruary 07, 2016 Child Rights Advocates are of the opinion that the Philippin
PNP need skills in child sex abuse raps
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
February 07, 2016 Child Rights Advocates are of the opinion that the Philippine National Police, particularly the Women and Children Protection Desk is in urgent need of legal officers to handle cases of child abuse particularly in the preparation... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Rival camps endorse RoxasFebruary 07, 2016 Despite the bitter local political rivalry, their respective
Rival camps endorse Roxas
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
February 07, 2016 Despite the bitter local political rivalry, their respective political camps and their leaders signified their similar option to support Mar Roxas of the Liberal Party for President based on last weeks� large but separate rallies... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Comelec to shame “epal” candidatesFebruary 07, 2016 Dumaguete City Election Officer Gildu R. Agoncillo echoed th
Comelec to shame “epal” candidates
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
February 07, 2016 Dumaguete City Election Officer Gildu R. Agoncillo echoed the exhortation of Commission on Election Chairman Andres Bautista for the public to use social media in order to �shame� candidates who continue to defy campaign... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
First mall voting all set on May 9February 07, 2016 For the first time, Dumaguetenos will taste the air condition
First mall voting all set on May 9
Negros Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
February 07, 2016 For the first time, Dumaguetenos will taste the air conditioned way of voting, free from the biting heat of the sun on election day. Some 1, 600 registered voters of Barangay Calindagan, Dumaguete City, will be the first to cast... Read more
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Sun Star
Cviraa opens in Naga as Mayor Chiong vows better securityNAGA City displayed its festive and creative side in the opening ceremony of th
Cviraa opens in Naga as Mayor Chiong vows better security
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
NAGA City displayed its festive and creative side in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Meet that formally opened yesterday at the P68-million Teodoro Mendiola Sr. Sports Oval. Carrying the theme... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsThe 1 st Negros Island Regional Athletic Association Meet opens this afternoon
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
The 1 st Negros Island Regional Athletic Association Meet opens this afternoon with delegations and officials from Negros Occidental and Oriental joining the 4:30 p.m. opening ceremony at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalOnly about half of the number of political candidates seeking election in May f
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
Only about half of the number of political candidates seeking election in May for various elective positions in Dumaguete City appeared Saturday for the signing of the peace covenant, city election officer Gildu Agoncillo said. Two candidates for... Read more
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Sun Star
Hunt for gold startsTHE Teodoro Mendiola Sr. Sports Field and Oval will get its first acid test as
Hunt for gold starts
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
THE Teodoro Mendiola Sr. Sports Field and Oval will get its first acid test as it hosts more than 4,000 athletes in the opening ceremony of the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) this afternoon in the City of Naga. The... Read more
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Sun Star
Cabaero: Remembering the 2012 quakePEOPLE in Asia woke up Saturday to news of a strong earthquake in Taiwan that l
Cabaero: Remembering the 2012 quake
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
PEOPLE in Asia woke up Saturday to news of a strong earthquake in Taiwan that left at least seven people dead and hundreds injured and buildings reduced to rubble. The loss of lives and the extent of damage, rescuers said, make this earthquake the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalA new certificate program in Contact Center Services NC II is being offered by
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
A new certificate program in Contact Center Services NC II is being offered by the Silliman University School of Agro-Industrial and Technical Education in Dumaguete City, its press release said. The program, that expands current offerings in Animal... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalCommission on Elections commissioner Christian Lim has confirmed plans by the p
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
Commission on Elections commissioner Christian Lim has confirmed plans by the poll body to conduct voting at pre-identified shopping malls in the country in the May 9 synchronized polls. He made the announcement to more than 300 participants from... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalLocal candidates for the May 9 elections in the towns of Sibulan and Pamplona,
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
Local candidates for the May 9 elections in the towns of Sibulan and Pamplona, , attended the signing of a peace covenant Wednesday. Lt. Col. Rhoderick Garcia, 79 th Infantry Battalion commander, said the signing of peace covenants by... Read more
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Rappler
Rappler, Sun.Star partner for 2016 electionsELECTION PARTNERS. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa (seated, left) signs the partnership
Rappler, Sun.Star partner for 2016 elections
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
ELECTION PARTNERS. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa (seated, left) signs the partnership agreement with Sun.Star President Julius G Neri Jr. With them are (L-R) Ryan Macasero, Rappler Cebu correspondent; Sun.Star Editor-in-Chief Nini Cabaero and... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
SportsAthletes from Negros Oriental are scheduled to arrive in Bacolod City today for
Sports
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
Athletes from Negros Oriental are scheduled to arrive in Bacolod City today for the 1 st Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet that will open Monday at the Panaad Park and Stadium. Romeo Sison, Education Program Supervisor in Negros... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Philippine Statistics Authority in Dumaguete will hold mobile civil registr
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
The Philippine Statistics Authority in Dumaguete will hold mobile civil registration activities in observance of Civil Registration Month this February, on the theme �Makiisa� Makisali�Sa Dekadang CRVS (Civil Registration and Vital Statistics�. PSA... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalCommission on Elections commissioner Christian Lim yesterday expressed surprise
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
Commission on Elections commissioner Christian Lim yesterday expressed surprise that is included in the Philippine National Police's list of �hotspots� in the country, in the May 9 polls. In an interview, Lim promised to look into... Read more
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Balita
February 3, 2016JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said the number of touris
February 3, 2016
Balita / Posted 8 days ago
JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said the number of tourist arrivals from January to December 2015 reached 9.73 million, or increased by 3.12 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. MOSCOW, Feb. 2 — Iran wants... Read more
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Balita
Negros Oriental’s tourism destination brand launched February 3, 2016 12:25 pm DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 2 — Negros Oriental has launc
Negros Oriental’s tourism destination brand launched
Balita / Posted 8 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:25 pm DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 2 — Negros Oriental has launched recently its destination brand, “Negros Oriental: This is what you want to live,” to step up its tourism marketing... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Infobytes - January 31, 2016By Roi Lomotan The �InstaScram� mobile game app develop ment contest, which was
Infobytes - January 31, 2016
Negros Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
By Roi Lomotan The �InstaScram� mobile game app develop ment contest, which was recently launched in this city, will be an avenue to identify local talents in the game development industry. According to Randy Bandiola, former president of the... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Comelec, LTO, PNP clarify checkpoint rulesJanuary 31, 2016 Considering that the Comelec, LTO and the PolicePNP have spec
Comelec, LTO, PNP clarify checkpoint rules
Negros Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
January 31, 2016 Considering that the Comelec, LTO and the PolicePNP have specific roles to perform in en forcing the gun ban and checkpoints, the three agencies have sat down to harmonize the rules. Issues were threshed out during a meeting called... Read more
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Sun Star
Improvements sought for IT-BPMCEBU should work on developing its talent information technology and business p
Improvements sought for IT-BPM
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
CEBU should work on developing its talent information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) sustainably to improve its current ranking in Tholons 100, a key industry offial said. Cebu City was identified the seventh best site in the... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Growing city must changeJanuary 31, 2016 It is often admitted by present and future city officials of D
Growing city must change
Negros Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 It is often admitted by present and future city officials of Dumaguete, and we agree, that a growing city like ours cannot continue the status quo but must endeavor to change major policies for the better and to address the momentum... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NegOr tourism sites earn P10.3 billion?January 31, 2016 In the last three year, foreign and domestic tour ists coming
NegOr tourism sites earn P10.3 billion?
Negros Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 In the last three year, foreign and domestic tour ists coming to Dumaguete and Negros Orieintal pumped in no less than P10.3-Billion to the local economy in terms of airfares, souvenir item, hotel accomodations, including real... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Mayor orders Tapokan closureJanuary 31, 2016 After months of issuing verbal warnings, Dumaguete City Mayor
Mayor orders Tapokan closure
Negros Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 After months of issuing verbal warnings, Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria finally issued the closure order issued against �Lamias Tapokan� for operating without a business permit for a long time. Mayor Sagarbarria said that a... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
TESDA graduates 215,000 in NegOrJanuary 31, 2016 Do you know that more than 215,000 have already graduated in N
TESDA graduates 215,000 in NegOr
Negros Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 Do you know that more than 215,000 have already graduated in Negros Orienital af ter taking short vocational courses offered by TESDA? And to tap it all, TESDA claims 60% of these are now employed here and abroad. More than 215, 000... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Fare stays at P8; as gas prices dipJanuary 31, 2016 Despite a series of rollbacks in the prices of gasoline, in va
Fare stays at P8; as gas prices dip
Negros Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 Despite a series of rollbacks in the prices of gasoline, in vasrious parts of the country, the minimum fare rate of tricycles or Motorcabs-for-hire in Dumaguete City remains at P 8.00 for the first kilometer or less. The prices of... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu now 7th best worldwideFROM the eighth spot in the Tholons 100 in the previous year, Cebu City is now
Cebu now 7th best worldwide
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
FROM the eighth spot in the Tholons 100 in the previous year, Cebu City is now the seventh best site in the world for outsourcing in 2016. All cities in the Philippines improved their rankings, except for Manila, which remained in the second spot,... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Bacolod a notch higher in list of IT destinationsBACOLOD City – From rank No. 86 in 2015, Bacolod went up to 85th in the Tholons
Bacolod a notch higher in list of IT destinations
The Daily Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
BACOLOD City – From rank No. 86 in 2015, Bacolod went up to 85th in the Tholons International 2016 world’s top 100 destination for Information and Technology Business Process Management (IT-BPM), the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
4 cities, 6 towns in NegOr tagged as poll watch list areasDUMAGUETE City – Four cities and six municipalities in Negros Oriental were ide
4 cities, 6 towns in NegOr tagged as poll watch list areas
The Daily Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
DUMAGUETE City – Four cities and six municipalities in Negros Oriental were identified as election watch list areas (EWAs) and would therefore be under close watch until the May 9 synchronized elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) here... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Go Hotels offers local promo ratesGO HOTELS announces its special rates for local residents of Puerto Princesa, P
Go Hotels offers local promo rates
The Daily Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
GO HOTELS announces its special rates for local residents of Puerto Princesa, Palawan and Dumaguete, Negros Island Region. All Palaweños will get to enjoy a special promo rate of P1,088+VAT per room per night starting January 1 to March 31,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
For top church leader, IEC a journey of faithArchbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal leads a Catholic Church ritual marking the Ju
For top church leader, IEC a journey of faith
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal leads a Catholic Church ritual marking the Jubilee Year in the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Ricardo Vidal was 6 years old when he and other children received their first Communion the first time the International... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Dumaguete is Asia’s top independent tourists’ destination choice Dumaguete City in Central Visayas was the top choice of Chinese independent t
Dumaguete is Asia’s top independent tourists’ destination choice
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Dumaguete City in Central Visayas was the top choice of Chinese independent travelers as destination to visit since 2015, and the only Philippine city to be included in the Top Ten... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Dumaguete is one of Asia’s independent tourist destinations Dumaguete City in Central Visayas was the top choice of Chinese independent t
Dumaguete is one of Asia’s independent tourist destinations
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Dumaguete City in Central Visayas was the top choice of Chinese independent travelers as destination to visit since 2015, and the only Philippine city to be included in the Top Ten... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
ThrowbackJanuary 24, 2016 I wrote this piece in 2006 for the Philippine Center for Inve
Throwback
Negros Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
January 24, 2016 I wrote this piece in 2006 for the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. I find it inter esting how simultaneously cynical and hopeful I was back then. Allow me to publish a shortened version of the said article in this... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
NTC Negros regional director bares policy illegal radio stationsJanuary 24, 2016 ATTY JOSELITO QUIRAO, Bacolodbased regional director of the Na
NTC Negros regional director bares policy illegal radio stations
Negros Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
January 24, 2016 ATTY JOSELITO QUIRAO, Bacolodbased regional director of the National Telecommunications Commission has bared the policy of �negotiation� and duel process instead of drastic unilateral actions on illegal radio stations saying that... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
City hikes JO’s wage to P340/dayJanuary 24, 2016 Crossing partisan lines, City Councilors agree to increase the
City hikes JO’s wage to P340/day
Negros Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
January 24, 2016 Crossing partisan lines, City Councilors agree to increase the minimum daily wage for all Job Order workers and casual in the Dumaguete City Hall from the measly P240. 00 to P 340.00 a day. Job order workers of the city government... Read more
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Inquirier.net
IEC delegates call off tourism activities due to bad weatherCEBU CITY–Bad weather forced some delegates of the International Eucharistic Co
IEC delegates call off tourism activities due to bad weather
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
CEBU CITY–Bad weather forced some delegates of the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) to cancel island hopping activities, according to Cebu Coast Guard Station commander Agapito Bibat. Bibat said some of the delegates had a tour package with... Read more
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