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Massive infra spending set

PASSENGER TERMINAL INSPECTION  President Aquino boards MV St. Pope John Paul II docked at Manila North Harbor’s North Passenger Terminal Complex in Tondo, Manila, as part of his inspection of major passenger terminals in Metro Manila. Behind him are Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma and Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. LYN RILLON

With just two years to go before its term ends, the Aquino administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ victims in Aklan, Capiz rally

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Survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on Tuesday held what they said was their version of the Stations of the Cross to protest the alleged delay and lack of help from the national government.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Storm damages boat; 21 saved

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Twenty-one persons, including 14 foreigners, were rescued from a motorized boat that had damaged one of its outriggers off Cauayan town in Negros Occidental near midnight on Friday, the Philippine Coast Guard said Saturday.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

21 rescued from damaged boat

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Twenty-one persons, including 14 foreigners, were rescued from a motorized boat off Cauayan town in Negros Occidental early Saturday after one of the vessel’s outriggers broke, the Philippine Coast Guard said Saturday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

21 rescued from damaged boat

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Twenty-one persons, including 14 foreigners, were rescued from a motorized boat off Cauayan town in Negros Occidental near midnight Friday after one of the vessel’s outriggers broke, the Philippine Coast Guard said Saturday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Transmission firm continues IT donations to Negros towns

Following a series of computer donations in southern Luzon, power transmission company National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) proceeded to donate tablets and printers to at least two elementary schools in Negros Oriental province.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

6 hurt by explosion and fire on cargo ship in Bacolod

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Six crew members suffered minor injuries Friday morning when a cargo ship caught fire while docked at the Bacolod Real Estate Development Corp (Bredco) port in Bacolod City.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 kids killed, grandmother hurt in Bacolod City fire

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Three children were killed while their grandmother was injured in a fire that hit six houses in Barangay (village) Handumanan, Bacolod City, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NPA leader nabbed in Negros Occidental—military

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A ranking leader of the New People’s Army was arrested by government forces in Negros Occidental, the military said on Tuesday.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Farm animals in Negros dying due to cold spell, local vet says

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THE AGOS Ram Pump, now up and running at Barangay Pandanon, Don Salvador Benedicto town in Negros Occidental, is the 13th facility turned over by the Coca-Cola Foundation. This pump will provide clean, potable water to 291 households. Contributed photo

The unusual cold experienced in 12 towns and cities in Negros Occidental has caused the death of 113 farm animals worth a total of P912,290, provincial veterinarian Renante Decena said Monday.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Counseling sessions ordered following Negros school shooting

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An official of the Department of Education official has ordered more counseling sessions for teachers and pupils of an elementary school in the town of Pontevedra in Negros Occidental following the recent shooting to death of two teachers at the campus.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rebels hold Negros farm workers hostage

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Suspected New People’s Army rebels held hostage 25 farm workers and their children as well as four security guards of an hacienda in Kabankalan City for almost 10 hours starting late Wednesday night, according to an Army officer.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Teacher kills colleague before committing suicide in Negros town

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Pontevedra, Negros Occidental

A public school teacher shot and killed a fellow teacher right before pupils and his colleagues at an elementary school on Monday morning before killing himself, in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental.

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

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