Airport authorities request public to refrain from airing grievances on social media

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January 31, 2018
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MIAA Official: Reputations are at stake By Paulo Loreto Lim Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) officials recently called on the public to refrain from airing their grievances about the airport on social media and to instead report the matter with airport authorities. “In the end, our country and our Filipino people’s reputation are at stake,” …

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BSP holds coin recirculation activity in Dumaguete City

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January 31, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim The Dumaguete City branch of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) held a coin recirculation activity at City Hall, beginning on Monday and ending yesterday. According to Economic and Financial Learning Center manager, Dr. Greg Baccay, the program was conducted in order for local residents to exchange coins for paper bills. He explained, …

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PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup

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January 31, 2018
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Preliminary quarterfinals in Bago City next month By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will be hosting a competition for aspiring boxers, with the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup preliminary rounds scheduled for next month throughout the Visayas. The competition will open in Ormoc City, Leyte from February 3 to 4, with those advancing …

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2018 Southeast Asian Junior & Cadet Table Tennis Championships

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January 31, 2018
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Lopue’s-USLS qualifies for junior competition By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. After competing in the Best of the Best Table Tennis Championship over the weekend at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila, Lopue’s-University of St. La Salle (USLS) qualified for the junior competition of the 2018 Southeast Asian Junior & Cadet Table Tennis Championships, which is …

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Governor leads groundbreaking for P153M feeder port in Sagay City

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January 31, 2018
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Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr., alongside his son, Sagay City Mayor Alfredo Marañon III; Philippine Rural Development Project-Project Support Office (PRDP-PSO) Visayas Cluster Director Remelyn Recoter; among others, yesterday led the groundbreaking on a P153 million feeder port/fish landing in Barangay Old Sagay in Sagay City. The project, which is scheduled to be completed …

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Talisay City purok receives electricity through Ceneco extension project

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January 31, 2018
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After previously being considered a recipient for the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) Sitio Energization Program, the 31 households of Purok Hacienda Virgen 2 Duplex in Barangay Efigenio Lizares, Talisay City received electricity through an extension project after the energization program was shelved. The ‘switch-on ceremony’ took place last week and was led by …

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Espinosa: Preserve our historical structures

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January 31, 2018
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National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) chairman, Dr. Rene Escalante, recently paid a courtesy call on Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III, who called for more historical structures in the city. “Representation of history is very important anywhere in the world,” he explained. “We should make ways to preserve our historical structures.” The mayor …

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Exercises conducted to review emergency procedures as Bacolod-Silay Airport

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January 31, 2018
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Representatives from government and non-government organizations (NGOs) recently gathered at Bacolod-Silay Airport to conduct tabletop exercise to review emergency produces at the facility. “In the case of airport operation emergencies, cooperation amongst various agencies and stakeholders is vital,” said Airport Manager Martin Terre. Among the situations reviewed included emergency landings, with each of the over …

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Iloilo City recognized as ‘Most Outstanding’

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January 31, 2018
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The Department of Health-Region VI (DOH-6) named Iloilo City as the Most Outstanding Local Government Unit in the highly urbanized city category during the Western Visayas Local Health Systems Awards at the Punta Villa Resort in Iloilo City’s Arevalo district, yesterday. “I would like to commend City Health Office (CHO) for doing your job well,” …

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Developer donates traffic light to Iloilo City

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January 31, 2018
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The Heva Management and Development Corporation (HMDC) recently donated a traffic light to Iloilo City, which will be installed at the intersection of the Benigno S. Aquino service road and Donato Pison Avenue in the Mandurriao district. “We would like to express our gratitude for this donation to make our traffic flow better,” said Iloilo …

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