Swim and survive training

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February 14, 2020
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Story and photos by Emmanuel Canto Summer is fast-approaching, which means locals from all walks of life are looking forward to a getaway. During Holy Week, which is today considered a time for a vacation, many look to escape the city for cooler locales. Travelers visits beaches, mountains, resorts, and water parks; however, many of …

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Black Valentine’s Day at Richmonde Hotel Iloilo

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February 13, 2020
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On Valentine’s Day, Richmonde Hotel Iloilo takes this stereotypical romantic red-letter day back to the basics with a celebration devoid of complications and filled with the simple beauty of love in all its forms. Have a delightful dinner date with the people you hold dear and show them you care with a sumptuous Italian-themed buffet …

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Pag-IBIG Fund reports record-breaking income, loan releases in 2019

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February 11, 2020
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Newly-appointed housing department secretary Eduardo D. Del Rosario took the stage ‪on Friday, February 7, to report Pag-IBIG Fund’s record-breaking earnings, housing loan releases, and cash loan releases to its members, partners, and other stakeholders in this year’s Chairman’s Report. “We are happy to report that Pag-IBIG Fund has again achieved an excellent year in …

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Iloilo public high school gets

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February 7, 2020
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P5.5-M disaster resilient building   A public secondary school in Pototan, Iloilo on Tuesday became the recipient of a three-storey classroom disaster resilient building donated by an insurance firm. The P5.5-million building was donated by the Insular Foundation in partnership with the Department of Education-Division of Iloilo in support of the latter’s Adopt-A-School Program. It …

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Kuris Theater Festival begins later this month in Bacolod City

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February 7, 2020
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In observance of National Arts Month, the annual Kuris Theater Festival and Workshops kicks off later this month, February 18, in Bacolod City. The event seeks to educate and train young writers and playwrights through a series of workshops and performances. This year’s theme is “Theatre Without Boundaries,” which looks to showcase topics such as …

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Local milling firm invests in environmental infrastructure

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February 7, 2020
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The Victorias Milling Company (VMC) recently announced they have invested in the construction of environmental infrastructure. During their annual stockholders meeting at the Victorias Golf and Country Club, VMC President Minnie Chua said, “We are taking action on the environmental issues [at] both our sugar production operation at the VMC mill and [at] our distillery …

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Oral Health Month underway

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February 7, 2020
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This year’s Oral Health Month observance was kicked off earlier this week with a launching at SM City Bacolod, which was attended by 200 kids with their parents, along with medical and dental personnel from across Negros Occidental. During the event, Dr. Rhoel Mogul of the Negros Occidental Provincial Health Office said 87 percent of …

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Isuzu PH turns over third batch of modernized PUVs to PasangMasda

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February 5, 2020
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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) recently turned over 30 brand new modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) to the Pangkalahatang Sanggunian Manila & Suburbs Drivers Association (PasangMasda), among the country’s biggest transport groups. The turnover ceremony was held at Meycauayan Common Terminal in Meycauayan, Bulacan. It represented the third batch of modern PUVs PasangMasda has acquired. The …

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Isuzu PH donates vehicle to Philippine Red Cross

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February 5, 2020
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Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) recently donated one unit of Isuzu D-MAX 4×4 LS MT to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), Laguna Chapter, at the IPC Plant in Biñan Laguna, for the Taal Volcano eruption relief efforts mobilization. Additional supplies were also provided such as bottled water, toiletries, clothes, and other essentials to alleviate the condition …

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Celebrating the 2020 Kali-Kalihan Festival

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February 4, 2020
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Photos and story by Emmanuel Canto Revelers from across the country are gathering at the “Summer Capital of Negros Occidental,” Don Salvador Benedicto, for the Kali-Kalihan Festival. This year’s celebrations mark the festival’s 30th anniversary and the town’s 37th founding anniversary, and will be celebrating under the theme: “DSB Handurawon: Kahapon Subong kag sa Palaabuton.” …

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