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Inquirier.net
Chikungunya outbreak hits Cavite; 400 cases detectedin Manila, Philippines on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Philippine health officials an
Chikungunya outbreak hits Cavite; 400 cases detected
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
in Manila, Philippines on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Philippine health officials announced that a 45-year-old female from Iloilo City, central Philippines was the first confirmed case of Zika this year due to local transmission. (AP Photo/Aaron... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gov’t, Reds to finalize ceasefireILOILO CITY—The government and communist rebels plan to finalize a bilateral ce
Gov’t, Reds to finalize ceasefire
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 hours ago
ILOILO CITY—The government and communist rebels plan to finalize a bilateral ceasefire agreement in the next round of peace negotiations in Oslo, Norway, next week. Ma. Concepcion Araneta-Bocala, a consultant of the National Democratic Front of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo mourns, pays tribute to Miriam Iloilo City— Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog declared September 29 a “Day of Mourni
Iloilo mourns, pays tribute to Miriam
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 hours ago
Iloilo City— Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog declared September 29 a “Day of Mourning” for former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who died on that day after a long bout with cancer. Mabilog and Iloilo Governor... Read more
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The Manila Times
Santiago: ‘Lover of the law’HER resume is as kilometric as her legal ruminations on the Senate floor. Born
Santiago: ‘Lover of the law’
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
HER resume is as kilometric as her legal ruminations on the Senate floor. Born on June 15, 1945 in Iloilo City to a Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge and college dean, and the eldest of seven children, Miriam Defensor-Santiago showed her intellect at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Miriam Santiago; 71“for bold and moral leadership in cleaning up a graft-ridden government agency.
Miriam Santiago; 71
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
“for bold and moral leadership in cleaning up a graft-ridden government agency.” Santiago was born on June 15, 1945, in Iloilo City to Benjamin Defensor, a presiding judge at a regional trial court, and Dimpna Palma, a college dean. She was... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
South Korea ‘gift’ to Iloilo: P300-million medical facilities Iloilo City — The South Korean government has turned over P300-million ($7 mi
South Korea ‘gift’ to Iloilo: P300-million medical facilities
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Iloilo City — The South Korean government has turned over P300-million ($7 million) worth of medical facilities to hospitals in Iloilo province. South Korean Ambassador Kim Jae Shin led... Read more
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International Business Times
Miriam Santiago: 'Tiger Lady' of Philippines politics dies of lung cancer aged 71the disease on Thursday morning (29 September) in a hospital in the capital cit
Miriam Santiago: 'Tiger Lady' of Philippines politics dies of lung cancer aged 71
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
the disease on Thursday morning (29 September) in a hospital in the capital city of Manila, her family confirmed. Born in Iloilo city, Santiago was known as the 'Tiger Lady' of Filipino politics due to her strong stance against graft and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Senator Miriam Santiago passes awaytimes. The first was in 1992 against former President Fidel Ramos, the second
Senator Miriam Santiago passes away
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
times. The first was in 1992 against former President Fidel Ramos, the second was in 1998 against former President Joseph Estrada and the last time was in May, 2016 against President Rodrigo Duterte. She was born in Iloilo City on June 15... Read more
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Sun Star
Senate mourns death of Miriam Defensor SantiagoSantiago was her Philippine Collegian editor while she appointed him as an asso
Senate mourns death of Miriam Defensor Santiago
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
Santiago was her Philippine Collegian editor while she appointed him as an associate editor during their UP days. Born in Iloilo City on June 15, 1945, Santiago ran for Presidency thrice but lost. Drilon said there is no Senator, past or present,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Miriam is a great loss – Iloilo governorlost a great legislator,’ says Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor on the passing of Se
Miriam is a great loss – Iloilo governor
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
lost a great legislator,’ says Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor on the passing of Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE ILOILO CITY, Philippines — “We have a lost a great legislator, jurist, legal expert and intellectual.” This was the reaction... Read more
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Rappler
Miriam Defensor Santiago: 'God is not out there but in you'about what God is." (READ: Miriam on God, hell and the middle finger) File pho
Miriam Defensor Santiago: 'God is not out there but in you'
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
about what God is." (READ: Miriam on God, hell and the middle finger) File photo courtesy of the Santiago family Born in Iloilo City on June 15, 1945, Miriam was the eldest child of district trial judge Benjamin Santiago and college dean Dimpna... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Aklan power project in environmental limbo Iloilo City — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is w
Aklan power project in environmental limbo
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Iloilo City — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is warning the proponent of a hydropower plant in Aklan to comply with environmental laws. DENR-Aklan provincial chief Ivene Reyes... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalSalle University, Ryan Sabinan - Holy Angels University Pampanga, and Demosthen
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
Salle University, Ryan Sabinan - Holy Angels University Pampanga, and Demosthenes Toledo of the University of San Agustin-Iloilo City. The 53 schools joining the Unigames are Ateneo De Davao University, Adamson University, Arellano University,... Read more
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Sun Star
S&R members’ treat on Sept. 30 to Oct. 2has one branch in Abreeza Ayala Mall. Before the year ends, S&R branches will
S&R members’ treat on Sept. 30 to Oct. 2
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
has one branch in Abreeza Ayala Mall. Before the year ends, S&R branches will reach 11 warehouses as it is set to open in Iloilo City. Other operating branches aside from Davao are located in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Congressional... Read more
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The Manila Times
Iloilo opens first sundown clinic for MSM, transgenderILOILO CITY: The first public sundown clinic, from 5 to 11 p.m. Monday to Frida
Iloilo opens first sundown clinic for MSM, transgender
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
ILOILO CITY: The first public sundown clinic, from 5 to 11 p.m. Monday to Friday excluding holidays, will be open to the public in this city on October 3 to serve the needs of male having sex with male (MSM) and transgenders. City STI, HIV and AIDS... Read more
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The Manila Times
12 Zika virus cases reported in VisayasILOILO CITY: Despite preventive measures, this city continues to be threatened
12 Zika virus cases reported in Visayas
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
ILOILO CITY: Despite preventive measures, this city continues to be threatened by the spread of the Zika virus brought about by mosquito bites as the Department of Health (DOH) said three more cases were reported here. The three new Zika cases this... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Classes in Iloilo City suspended due to floodsILOILO CITY—Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog ordered the suspension of cla
Classes in Iloilo City suspended due to floods
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
ILOILO CITY—Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog ordered the suspension of classes in all levels in the city early Tuesday due to flooding triggered by heavy and continuous rains. Mabilog said the directive covers both private and public... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zika infects pregnant woman in Cebuto 12 the total number of locally transmitted Zika cases in the country this ye
Zika infects pregnant woman in Cebu
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
to 12 the total number of locally transmitted Zika cases in the country this year. The three new cases were reported in Iloilo City and the nearby town of Oton, the DOH said. The 12 cases are from three regions (Metro Manila, Western Visayas... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOH confirms 3 new Zika casesin September after tests were conducted at the Research Institute for Tropical
DOH confirms 3 new Zika cases
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
in September after tests were conducted at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine. Two of the cases came from Iloilo City where seven other cases were registered earlier. Another case was also documented in the town of Oton, also in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Country’s 1st Zika pregnancy case reported in Cebu Cityheads. Twelve cases of Zika had been detected across the Philippines this mont
Country’s 1st Zika pregnancy case reported in Cebu City
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
heads. Twelve cases of Zika had been detected across the Philippines this month. Three of the new cases were reported in Iloilo City, bringing the total of cases there to nine. One Zika case was reported in Cebu City and one in Muntinlupa... Read more
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Sun Star
Iloilo records 3 more Zika cases(DOH) chief Paulyn Ubial disclosed that there are three more Zika cases found i
Iloilo records 3 more Zika cases
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
(DOH) chief Paulyn Ubial disclosed that there are three more Zika cases found in the province Iloilo. “Two were from Iloilo City and one from Oton, just a few kilometers outside Iloilo City,” said Ubial. And just like the previous cases, she... Read more
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Sun Star
How sweet it is!time Milo Marathon comes to Cebu and they’re looking forward to do the national
How sweet it is!
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
time Milo Marathon comes to Cebu and they’re looking forward to do the national finals here. The 2016 Milo Marathon National Finals will be held in Iloilo City in December. It’s the first time that the national finals will be held outside of L... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesengaged in illegal gambling. The shabu supply from Negros Occidental comes fro
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
engaged in illegal gambling. The shabu supply from Negros Occidental comes from drug laboratories in Cavite, Batangas, Iloilo City, Cebu City and Mindanao, it also said. It alleged that the Negros groups purchase drugs from the national... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOH confirms 3 new Zika cases in PH; total rises to 12by Radyo Inquirer. The DOH said the new cases, which brought the total of loca
DOH confirms 3 new Zika cases in PH; total rises to 12
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
by Radyo Inquirer. The DOH said the new cases, which brought the total of local transmission to 12, were recorded in Iloilo City. Of the 12 cases, the health department said, eight patients were female, including a 22-year-old woman from... Read more
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Rappler
Pregnant woman among 12 Zika cases in PHvirus, bringing to 12 the total number of Zika virus cases in the Philippines t
Pregnant woman among 12 Zika cases in PH
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
virus, bringing to 12 the total number of Zika virus cases in the Philippines this 2016. The 3 new cases were reported in Iloilo City, the department said. The pregnant patient, the DOH added, is from one of the previously reported cases. "These... Read more
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The Manila Times
US, PH Coast Guards conduct Motor Maintenance Courseto improve maritime security. This is the third session of this course, which
US, PH Coast Guards conduct Motor Maintenance Course
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
to improve maritime security. This is the third session of this course, which was also previously held in Palawan and Iloilo City. A total of 18 Philippine Coast Guard personnel participated in the latest session, which was comprised of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo tourism not affected by Zika Iloilo City — The Zika virus has not affected tourism in Iloilo City. Atty.
Iloilo tourism not affected by Zika
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Iloilo City — The Zika virus has not affected tourism in Iloilo City. Atty. Helen Catalbas, Western regional director of Department of Tourism (DOT-6), said this after a travel advisory earlier released by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Despite tiff, Chinese tourists make cruise stop at BoracayILOILO CITY—Ati-atihan dancers with their rhythmic drumming welcomed more than
Despite tiff, Chinese tourists make cruise stop at Boracay
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
ILOILO CITY—Ati-atihan dancers with their rhythmic drumming welcomed more than 2,700 Chinese tourists and crew of a cruise ship that stopped over briefly on Boracay yesterday. The passengers and crew of the MS Legend of the Seas, operated by Royal... Read more
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Sun Star
Table tennis haven(Loptta) Team A, Lopta-University of St. La Salle, JO-A and Makati Panthers. Th
Table tennis haven
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
(Loptta) Team A, Lopta-University of St. La Salle, JO-A and Makati Panthers. The University of San Carlos was set to face Iloilo City for the last quarterfinal slot. Tatand-NU booted out Adamsons University and Holy Name University to top Group... Read more
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Balita
Poverty incidence in Western Visayas declines June 18, 2016 1:40 am ILOILO CITY, June 17 — Poverty incidence in Western Vi
Poverty incidence in Western Visayas declines
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 1:40 am ILOILO CITY, June 17 — Poverty incidence in Western Visayas has declined as a result of interventions implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under... Read more
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Balita
DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 17 -– The Department of Health (DOH)
DOH urges intensified cleanup as dengue cases up 153% in Western Visayas
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 17 -– The Department of Health (DOH) here is calling for stepped up cleanup drive as dengue cases continue to increase in Western... Read more
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Balita
Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 16 — Ninety percent of the beneficia
Beneficiaries of DSWD’s feeding program manifest improved nutritional status
Balita / Posted 7 days ago
June 18, 2016 2:12 am ILOILO CITY, June 16 — Ninety percent of the beneficiaries of the supplemental feeding program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
No reason to declare state of calamity due to dengue — Iloilo govfever since weeks of incessant rains caused by the ‘hanging habagat’ or southwe
No reason to declare state of calamity due to dengue — Iloilo gov
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
fever since weeks of incessant rains caused by the ‘hanging habagat’ or southwest monsoon. (Jojo Ri ñoza) /mb.com.ph ILOILO CITY — The provincial government has no reason to declare state of calamity due to dengue, according to Governor... Read more
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Inquirier.net
3 workers drown in Semirara barge in Antique – reportSemirara open-pit coal mine of the DMCI-owned Semirara Mining and Power Corp in
3 workers drown in Semirara barge in Antique – report
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Semirara open-pit coal mine of the DMCI-owned Semirara Mining and Power Corp in Antique. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ RAFFY LERMA ILOILO CITY — Three workers drowned inside a barge on Semirara Island in Caluya town in Antique on Wednesday, last week (Sept.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DTI advises consumers not to reuse Christmas lights that are 3 years or oldercandles when not in use. It does not only save you from unwanted fire hazards b
DTI advises consumers not to reuse Christmas lights that are 3 years or older
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
candles when not in use. It does not only save you from unwanted fire hazards but it also saves your electric bill. ILOILO CITY — Christmas lights that have been used for three years or more must be discarded because they might already be... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No Iloilo travel banauthorities to install this notice at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and ot
No Iloilo travel ban
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
authorities to install this notice at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and other airports in the country. INQUIRER PHOTO ILOILO CITY—The Department of Health (DOH) is not recommending a ban on travel to areas where there are confirmed cases of... Read more
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The Manila Times
PDEA nabs 2 Odicta top MENILOILO CITY: Two sub-group leaders of the Odicta drug group under slain alleged
PDEA nabs 2 Odicta top MEN
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
ILOILO CITY: Two sub-group leaders of the Odicta drug group under slain alleged druglord Melvin Odicta Sr., were arrested in separate operations here since Tuesday. Ken Mark Pineda, 29, reportedly a right-hand man of Odicta, was the first to fall in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
No widespread transmission of Zika Iloilo City — There is no widespread transmission of mosquito-borne virus Zik
No widespread transmission of Zika
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Iloilo City — There is no widespread transmission of mosquito-borne virus Zika in the Philippines. MB FILE – An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iloilo villagers refuse anti-Zika, anti-dengue spray ILOILO CITY — Some residents in Iloilo City are refusing chemical spraying to
Iloilo villagers refuse anti-Zika, anti-dengue spray
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
ILOILO CITY — Some residents in Iloilo City are refusing chemical spraying to kill breeding grounds for mosquitoes that may be carriers of Zika and dengue viruses. FILE – In this Jan. 18, 2016,... Read more
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Sun Star
Aiza Seguerra sees need for youth hubsCity and the national consultation held in Quezon City the past few weeks. She
Aiza Seguerra sees need for youth hubs
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
City and the national consultation held in Quezon City the past few weeks. She is also expected to attend the same event in Iloilo City and other regions. No region will be left behind the advocacies of the NYC, Seguerra said, adding that she will... Read more
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Inquirier.net
BPI Sinag Accelerate’s 20 finalists announcedthe challenge until mid-September. Regional bootcamps for BPI Sinag U will be h
BPI Sinag Accelerate’s 20 finalists announced
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
the challenge until mid-September. Regional bootcamps for BPI Sinag U will be held from October to November in Davao City, Iloilo City and Quezon City. Visit http://sinag.bpifoundation.org/ for more information. Join the discussion and add BPI... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businessprivatization of Baciwa, the consumers will be affected, he said. Last month t
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
privatization of Baciwa, the consumers will be affected, he said. Last month they visited the Flo-Water treatment plant in Iloilo City, which is offering to supply water to Bacolod, Familiaran said. If Baciwa fails to address the supply of water... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Boracay drug raid leads to more rapsILOILO CITY—More criminal charges for maintaining and patronizing a drug den ha
Boracay drug raid leads to more raps
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
ILOILO CITY—More criminal charges for maintaining and patronizing a drug den have been filed against 18 Taiwanese and seven Chinese nationals who were arrested in Boracay, the country’s prime resort island in Aklan province. Twenty-one of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Protests vs martial law also staged in provincesthe mass action were relatives of victims of extrajudicial killings, imprisonme
Protests vs martial law also staged in provinces
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
the mass action were relatives of victims of extrajudicial killings, imprisonment and torture during martial law. In Iloilo City, about 70 activists, including martial law victims, held a rally at Plazoletaga to oppose the burial of Marcos at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC forms probe body on ‘narco judges’ claim, orders Palace to file caseExequil Dagala of the Municipal Trial Court of Dapa-Socorro in Surigao; Adriano
SC forms probe body on ‘narco judges’ claim, orders Palace to file case
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Exequil Dagala of the Municipal Trial Court of Dapa-Socorro in Surigao; Adriano Savillo, Regional Trial Court Branch 30 in Iloilo City; Domingo Casiple, RTC branch 7 Kalibo, Aklan; and Judge Antonio Reyes of RTC Branch 61 in Baguio City, to respond... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businesswith MetroPac instead on Friday. Salmo said they believe this is all part of a
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
with MetroPac instead on Friday. Salmo said they believe this is all part of a plan to privatize Baciwa. They were in Iloilo City in last two weeks and learned that the whole production of the Metro Iloilo Water District is now under the... Read more
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Sun Star
6 new Zika cases in Philippines; 1 in Cebu Cityunya karon, naa na diri (Always be vigilant, don’t be complacent. The most rece
6 new Zika cases in Philippines; 1 in Cebu City
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
unya karon, naa na diri (Always be vigilant, don’t be complacent. The most recent reported case [earlier this month] was in Iloilo City and now it’s here. Prevention is always important,” said Dr. Alma Corpin, officer-in-charge of the Cebu City... Read more
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Pilipino Star
6 more Zika cases recorded in PhilippinesDOH spokesman Eric Tayag said in all cases, Zika virus was acquired through mos
6 more Zika cases recorded in Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
DOH spokesman Eric Tayag said in all cases, Zika virus was acquired through mosquito bites. Four of the six cases came from Iloilo City, where three other cases were recorded earlier. One case each was recorded in Cebu City and Laguna... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Boracay tourists undeterredIloilo City — Despite travel warnings, foreign tourists continue to flock to wo
Boracay tourists undeterred
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Iloilo City — Despite travel warnings, foreign tourists continue to flock to world-famous Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. “We have not received any reports of foreigners cancelling room reservations for Boracay,” said Atty. Helen Catalbas, Western... Read more
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Sun Star
6 new Zika cases in Philippines; 1 in Cebu Cityagency's spokesperson, confirmed the new cases. Of the six, one is from Cebu C
6 new Zika cases in Philippines; 1 in Cebu City
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
agency's spokesperson, confirmed the new cases. Of the six, one is from Cebu City, another is from Laguna, and four from Iloilo City. Tayag said that the six cases have no history of travel to other countries within a month preceding the onset... Read more
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