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Cebu Landmasters: Vis-Min is a real estate hot spot

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Cebu Landmasters, Inc. (CLI) has begun pouring some P12 billion in investments to maximize opportunities presented by real estate centers in the Visayas-Mindanao (Vis-Min) area where growth has been unprecedented in the past few years. In Vis-Min, close to 16,500 hectares have been earmarked by industry players for 45 mixed-use developments, according to studies by […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Ex-Iloilo lawmaker enters not guilty plea

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‘Ghost’ phones case Former Iloilo Rep. Judy Syjuco pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in her malversation through falsification and graft charges over the alleged ghost purchase of 1,582 units of Nokia 1100 cell phones in 2004. Syjuco attended her arraignment at the Sandiganbayan Third Division accompanied by her husband, Augusto Syjuco, former chief of the […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

54 houses destroyed, 4 damaged in Iloilo City fire

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ILOILO CITY — At least 54 houses were destroyed while four others were damaged when fire hit Barangay Lopez Jaena Norte in La Paz District, Iloilo City, past midnight on Sunday. The fire broke out at 12:30 a.m. on the second floor of the house owned by the couple Marlon and Tessie Jaena. “An electric […]

Posted: April 16th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

CFA teams off to hot start

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CEBU Football Association’s (CFA) squads in the Festival of Football (FOF) in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental were off to sizzling starts as they won all their matches last Saturday. In the boys under-15 division, CFA opened its campaign with a 3-1 victory against Negros Oriental (NORFA) then followed it up with a 3-0 win […]

Posted: March 12th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

All-Women’s Ultra Marathon kicks off from Il Corso at SRP

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The sixth edition of the All-Women’s Ultra Marathon (Awum) fires off tonight, starting and ending at the Il Corso grounds in South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City. The race will feature 300 participants from Cebu, Manila, Bacolod, Iloilo, Dumaguete and Bohol who will try to conquer the grueling 50-kilometer race. Organizers from Think Tank, headed […]

Posted: March 10th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

PAF presents newly acquired fighter jets

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Two of the twelve FA-50 Light Attack Aircrafts acquired for the Philippine Air Force (PAF) modernization was presented at Mactan Benito Ebuen Air Base on Wednesday morning. The aircraft piloted by Filipino fighter jet pilots flew at 10:40 a.m. and conducted over-flight and familiarization flight missions in the Visayas Region, particularly in Mactan, Roxas, Kalibo, […]

Posted: March 8th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Mother continues business for workers

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She could have retired from manufacturing native products but her workers strengthened her resolve to continue her business. Norma Carreon’s business has already reached more than 40 years, supplying hats, fans, placemats, bags, laundry baskets made from buri trees, coco shells and pandan materials to export companies in Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Palawan, Manila, Davao, […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Fact-finding inquiry into sea collision done

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  THE Cebu Station of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has already completed its fact-finding inquiry into the collision between two vessels last February 18 in Mactan Channel. Station commander Dionlett Ampil told Cebu Daily News that they already submitted the results of their investigation to their Central Visayas District Office, which will forward it to […]

Posted: March 4th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Busy week for gov

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Surigao trip on Thursday to deliver aid, Iloilo meet on Friday as new RPOC-7 chief It will be a busy week for Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III, who was officially appointed as the new chairperson of the Regional Peace and Order Council in Region 7 (RPOC-7). Davide said he would fly together with the Provincial […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Beyond the Wednesday novena

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The “Walk for Life” rally held in Luneta Park in the capital region last Saturday drew a large crowd that has Church officials feeling upbeat. The turnout, estimated at more than 10,000 was meant to be a show of force and underline the opposition of the Church and the lay faithful against extra-judicial killings and […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »