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Aquino: Airport repair done for papal visit

President Benigno Aquino III 

President Benigno Aquino III has promised to complete the repair of the runway of the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport, the gateway to other Eastern Visayas provinces, by next month, two months before the scheduled visit of Pope Francis.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

SC fines retired judge for ‘undue delay in rendering decisions’

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Here’s a lesson for trial court judges.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Augustinians still hopeful of Cebu visit by Pope

Pope Francis.   AP FILE PHOTO

Although the only answer they got from the Vatican to their request was the word “noted,” the Augustinian keepers of the Sto. Niño Basilica in Cebu are hopeful Pope Francis would drop by the Queen City of the South when he visits the Philippines in January.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Flower shop owner killed in Cebu City

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A businessman was found dead with multiple stab wounds inside his flower shop on Sikatuna Street here on Monday morning.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5-megawatt solar farm to be put up in Iloilo

A SOLAR power plant in Cagayan de Oro City that is being run by the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. Inc. (Cepalco) and is capable of producing 1 megawatt of electricity. PHOTO FROM CEPALCO WEBSITE

Efforts to tap renewable sources of energy amid the fast-growing power need of Iloilo province will get a boost with the putting up of a
5.67-megawatt solar farm in Miag-ao town in Iloilo.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »