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DSWD 7 Joins 'ENDVAW Culminating Activity

Participants from different LGUs, NGOs, Inter-agency councils and International Ministries gathered as one in prayer to #ENDOSEC (End Online Sexual Exploitation of Children) on Thursday, December 6, at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu for the Visayas Prayer Gathering (VPG) 2018. The VPG 2018 was a culminating activity for the annual celebration of 18-day campaign to end […].....»»

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Best Gift This Holiday Season? Check Out These Hot New Deals From Honor

It’s that time of the year again when you have to think of the best gifts not only for yourself, but for friends and family. Worry not – Honor’s holiday offerings are just around the corner for those of you who are looking to give phones as your gift for even more affordable prices! Check […].....»»

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PRRD Counts on Tourism for Inclusive Growth and Poverty Alleviation

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday, December 7, reaffirmed the importance of tourism in achieving inclusive growth and reducing poverty by creating more job opportunities for the Filipinos. The Chief Executive made such statement as he graced the launch of the Department of Tourism (DOT) Food and Travel Festival with the theme ‘Kaon Ta!’ at […].....»»

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CHED Commits to Sen. Bam 100% Compliance to Free College Law

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will soon issue a memorandum prohibiting state universities and colleges (SUCs) from charging mandatory fees. “Sa batas natin, bawal nang mangolekta ng mandatory fees ang mga SUC. Dapat ituloy ang laban para sa 100 percent compliance ng mga kolehiyo,” said Sen. Bam during the CHED’s budget hearing. During interpellation […].....»»

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Poe Urges Adequate Funding for First 1,000 Days

Sen. Grace Poe called on her colleagues to support moves to increase the budget of the First 1,000 Days in its maiden year of implementation next year as an institutionalized health care initiative for mothers and children. Now that the measure has been signed into law–listed as Republic Act 11148 or the Kalusugan at Nutrisyon […].....»»

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A Coconut Cookie that’s Perfect for the Holidays

(NC) This coconut-studded milk chocolate cookie with two layers of buttery dough – one with an added hit of cocoa – makes these slice-and-bake cookies an instant holiday hit. Incorporating milk chocolate with toasted coconut makes them irresistible. “This recipe makes a large batch, but don’t feel like you have to make them all at […].....»»

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President Duterte Vows to Protect OFWs

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, December 5, assured Overseas Filipinos Workers (OFWs) of the government’s protection underscoring their contributions to national development. Noting that OFWs are considered the modern-day heroes who send multi-billion dollar remittances back home. The President referred to our OFW’s as “the lifeblood of the country.” “As appreciation for all your […].....»»

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Over 1kg of Shabu Nabbed in Buy-Bust Op

Over a kilo of methamphetamine hydrochloride commonly known as shabu was confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Crystal Compound, V. Rama Ave., Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City on December 8, 2018. Around 10 P.M. operatives from Carbon and Guadalupe Police Station arrested Addreaainne Lester Adlawan Mendez. The 28 year old suspect yielded 1,100 kilograms of suspected […].....»»

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Año Calls Reds’ Holiday Truce ‘Meaningless, Propaganda Only’

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said the temporary ceasefire declaration of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) during the holiday season is “meaningless” and is simply for propaganda purposes. “Ito po ay isang malaking kalokohan. Huwag na nilang gamiting dahilan ang Kapaskuhan sa pagkukunwari […].....»»

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Cebu BRT Project Alignment to Be Modified

The PHP16.9-billion Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (CBRT) will soon be implemented in this city but with modifications of its alignment due to its inclusion in the Department of Transportation’s Integrated Intermodal Transport System (IITS) project in Metro Cebu. Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Lloyd Dino met with DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade Thursday last week […].....»»

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December 9, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

VALID BEGINNING: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Easterlies affecting the whole country Forecast: Sunny and partly cloudy skies Winds: 30-40 KPH NE Coastal Waters: Mod (1.25-2.5m) Temp: 25-32°C Maximum Heat index: 38°C PAGASA.....»»

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ZEP Uplifts Over 10,000 Extremely Poor Families Nationwide Towards Self-Sufficiency

Since its beginnings in 2015, Zero Extreme Poverty Philippines 2030 (ZEP) has now reached 10,000 extremely poor families nationwide, including informal settlers, farmers, fisherfolk, and indigenous peoples who are considered some of the most marginalized sectors in the Philippines. ZEP is a coalition of non-government entities that aims to reduce extreme poverty in the Philippines […].....»»

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The Thrilling Drama Series YOU Will Also Return for a Second Season as a Netflix Global Original

What would you do for love? When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and […].....»»

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Guihulngan City Formed PHC Association for Health and Nutrition Services

In their vision of empowering mothers to look out for the welfare of their children, the City Nutrition Committee (CNC) organizes Primary Health Care (PHC) Associations. Pioneered in Malusay, one of geographically isolated barangays of the city, the CNC thru the Barangay Nutrition Committee formed the Malusay Primary Health Care Association (MALPRIHECA). The association organized […].....»»

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Carcar City Conducts NPM for CNC and BNCs

“The nutrition of every Carcaranon is important, your presence today, signifies that we (can) take up the challenge of reducing malnutrition in our city”, were the words by Mayor Nicepuro L. Apura during the closing ceremony of the two (2) day joint Barangay Nutrition Committee and City Nutrition Committee training held on 18-19 October 2018. […].....»»

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EU Earmarks P6-B for 2 New Mindanao Dev’t Programs

The European Union (EU) has earmarked PHP5.98 billion for two new development programs in Mindanao as the bloc increases support towards peace and development on the island, Ambassador Franz Jessen said Friday. “We are currently working with the authorities to identify the projects. That’s (€100 million) what we have been setting aside for those two […].....»»

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PBSP, DepEd Launch Year 2 of Educational Assistance to Olango SHS Scholars

As the youngest of seven children, 18-year-old April Mae Siton wanted to finish her senior high school (SHS) education without relying too much on her aging parents. For years, her father, a fisherman, and her mother who works as a shell accessories worker, have been trying to make ends meet so her siblings can finish […].....»»

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December 8, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

VALID BEGINNING: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Easterlies affecting the whole country Forecast: Sunny and partly cloudy skies Winds: 30-40 KPH NE Coastal Waters: Mod (1.25-2.5m) Temp: 25-32°C Maximum Heat index: 38°C PAGASA.....»»

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5 Traveling Habits That Put You at Risk of Identity Theft

While most Canadians agree that identity theft is becoming more prevalent, according to Equifax Canada survey research from 2017, vacation is a time when people may let their guard down. Whether you decide to holiday in Canada or somewhere warmer, there are certain habits that may put you at risk of identity theft. Before you […].....»»

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Vallehermoso Starts Supplementary Milk Feeding Program

In the last few years, Vallehermoso has been consistently on top among the municipalities with the highest cases of undernutrition in Negros Oriental and Central Visayas. Thus, the Municipal Nutrition Committee (MNC) under the leadership of MNC Chair and Mayor Marianne S. Gustilo launched their Supplementary Milk Feeding Program on 08 November 2018 in three […].....»»

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