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ONLINE NOMINATION. Diane Marie Tan, 2017 The Outstanding Young Men Area 5 Chairman says interested individuals may now send their nominations for the TOYM 2017 Awards through online.
Iloilo City - The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday launched this year's Surgical Caravan in Western Visayas. The surgical caravan or the "To DOH Alaga, May TSEKaP na, May Operasyon Pa!
TOURISM enterprise, business risk management and the Dutertenomics will be among the main topics to be tackled when the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Tacloban-Leyte Inc. hosts the Eastern Visayas Regional Business ...
In a press conference, former Leyte governor and now Palo mayor, Remedios L. Petilla who started the Kasadyaan festivals informed that the nine festivals will once again showcase the unique culture and history of the people of Eastern Visayas. Joining ...
'SAMA-SAMA' Cmdr. Doug Meagher of the USS Coronado gives journalists a tour of the ship's flight deck during the launching of the "Sama-Sama" military ...
ILOILO CITY - Cheers, applause, and laughter were heard at the lobby of the College of Nursing at West Visayas State University Monday morning after eight of its graduates were included in the top 10 of the June 2017 Nursing Licensure Exam. One hundred ...
Tacloban City - The Department of agriculture is urging farmers in Eastern Visayas to plant adlay as a substitute crop for and corn.
The Philippine and US navies will hold joint maritime exercises in the Visayas this week. Dubbed as "Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama," the joint drills will focus on mutual security concerns that affect The Philippines including piracy and sea ...
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Friday that 3,882 out of 11,176 passed the nurse Licensure Examination given this month.
BACOLOD CITY: Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday said he was not in favor of proposals to have a separate power spot market for the Visayas, saying that splitting the market will limit the people's choice. Gatchalian, guest speaker in the ongoing ...
Iloilo City - The crime rate in Western Visayas dropped by 7.27 percent during the first five months of the year. The police Regional Office (PRO) recorded 3,727 criminal incidents between January and May.
The additional investment will be poured into projects in Visayas and Mindanao, which will bring VVT's total generation capacity to 400 Megawatts next year from the current 253 MW.
The Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is affecting Southern Mindanao while the ridge of a High Pressure Area (HPA) is affecting Luzon and Visayas, the PAGASA said in its early morning forecast. The regions of Zamboanga Peninsula, ARMM, and ...
The Department of agriculture (DA) on Wednesday urged Western Visayas farmers to use biocontrol agents to eliminate pests and diseases after the region suffered from outbreaks of armyworms early this year.
Iloilo City - With the terrorist attack in Marawi City in their mind, law enforcement agencies are strengthening maritime security in the Visayas, whose coasts are vulnerable to terrorist attack. Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, director of ...
BUDGET carrier Cebu Pacific is poised to increase the capacity of its Manila flights to areas in Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao, where there is strong demand.
Cebu City - Two Driver's License Renewal Offices (DLROs) will be opened this month in Central Visayas, according to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7. Of the two DLROs, one will be based at the third floor of Robinsons Place Fuente in Cebu City ...
The celebration of the country's 119th Independence Day rites featured more than the usual commemorative tone in the Visayas on Monday amid the declaration of martial law in Mindanao and the armed hostilities in Marawi City. In Cebu City, at least 300 ...
A SENATOR is urging the National Grid corporation of The Philippines (NGCP) to expedite its expansion program for transmission to fully interconnect regions in the Visayas necessary for the creation of energy spot market. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri ...
With this challenge in mind, a research team from the Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay City, Leyte produced hazard and resource maps for about 40 Municipalities and cities from the provinces of Leyte, Southern Leyte, Samar, Eastern Samar, and ...
Guiuan, Eastern Samar - The campaign to shift to a federal form of government has been stepped up in Eastern Visayas. A three-day forum on federalism kicked off in Guiuan Friday and two other Municipalities in Eastern Samar.
MANILA, Philippines - The state weather bureau warned of possible flashfloods and landslides from heavy rains a low pressure area off Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental is expected to dump in the Visayas and Mindanao, as well as Luzon's Mimaropa ...
Iloilo City - The Basic education Facilities Fund has allocated P3.59 billion for the construction and repair of public schools in Western Visayas. Al Fruto, assistant regional director of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), said the P3.59 ...
Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Caraga, Northern Mindanao, and the Zamboanga Peninsula should be on alert for possible floods and landslides.
Mindanao and Eastern Visayas can expect up to moderate rains and thunderstorms on Thursday, June 8, due to the effects of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ).
ILOILO CITY - Public transport remained paralyzed in most of Western Visayas for the second straight day due to a strike spearheaded by jeepney operators against the phaseout of public utility vehicles (PUVs) at least 15 years old.
Declaration of Martial Law in the Visayas is 60% likely according to the Deputy Commander of the Central Command. In an interview, Brig.
ILOILO CITY - Public transport was crippled in most of Western Visayas on Monday at the start of a two-day strike against the planned phaseout of public utility vehicles (PUVs) at least 15 years old.
Ma. Gemma M. Ledesma, regional director of Department of education (DepEd), said there was only a minimal increase from last year's enrollment figures.
Chinese businessmen led by Kai Xiao Sheng (holding a microphone), chairman of the Anhui Shengyun Environmental Protection Group, meet with President Rodrigo Duterte to make a presentation on their proposed waste-to-energy and mass housing ...
The Justice Department is seeking the transfer of trial venue of current and future cases against members of the extremist Maute group, from Mindanao to either Visayas or Luzon. In a letter to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno dated May 29, Justice ...
TOURISM educators and industry partners from Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental, have gained boost through a benchmarking trip in Taiwan.
From food to scenic spots, to its lovely and friendly people, the Visayas region has so many undiscovered treasures just waiting to be shared with the rest of the world.
Bacolod City - A priest is urging the public to be vigilant following the pronouncement of President Duterte that he is considering placing Visayas under martial law. "The situation in our place is still normal. There are incidents, but these are not ...
government troops head to the frontline as fighting with Muslim militants in Marawi city enters its second week, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the southern Philippines.
Cebu City - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) office in Central Visayas has rolled out the "Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-Asenso" (P3) lending program in the region .
Tacloban CITY -- The National government is releasing P600 million for the free tuition program of 10 state universities and colleges (SUCs) in Eastern Visayas this academic year, the Commission on Higher education (Ched) regional office here said on ...
MANILA, Philippines - If and when cases are filed against members of the Maute terror group in connection with the crisis in Marawi City, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II wants special courts in Luzon and Visayas - not Mindanao - to handle them ...
This is the principle behind the Visayan Sea Safety and Security Inter-Agency Task Force that will be formed to protect the seas in the Visayas region from terrorists. The move is being initiated by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the ...
CEBU CITY - A former ally of the number one drug lord in Central Visayas was arrested in a buy-bust operation on Wednesday afternoon at Sitio San Vicente, Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City.
MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday reiterated he may be forced to suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus if the threat of terrorism spreads to Visayas. Last week, Duterte placed Mindanao under martial law and suspended the ...
MEETING.: Presidential Assistant to the Visayas Michael Dino (2nd from left) meets business sector leaders headed by Cebu Chamber commerce and Industries (CCCI) president, Melani Ng, Regional Development Council chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue ...
While government troops are trying to contain the Maute terrorists in Marawi, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Mike Dino is "circling the wagons" to shield the Visayas from terrorists and other lawless elements. Dino met with officials of ...
Jim Sampulna, Western Visayas regional director of Department of Environment and natural resources (DENR-6), said it consists of 814 land titles that cover 638.4 hectares.
A BUSINESS leader in Negros Island Region (NIR) has expressed concerns over the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte that the martial law may also be declared in Visayas as it will surely slow down business growth in the region. Frank carbon ...
Cebu City - The police in Central Visayas are ready to send reinforcements to Marawi City to help in the fight against the Maute Group, according to the police regional director.
CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has nothing against the imposition of martial law in Mindanao as the firefight between government troops and Maute terror groups in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur continues.
CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has nothing against the imposition of martial law in Mindanao as the firefight between government troops and Maute ...
THE military is closely monitoring persons of interests in Central Visayas in the light of the ongoing clash between government troops and the Maute terror group, a military official said Tuesday, May 30.
IN THIS time last year, the Sacred Heart school - Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) Magis Eagles were still in the process of building themselves to becoming the champion team they are now.


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