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Man Sets Self on Fire, 3 Houses Burned Down

3 houses burned after a 51 year old man allegedly set himself on fire on Friday in Purok 8, Brgy. Kamputhaw, Cebu City, February 15, 2018. The victim was later identified as Alexander Sanchez, a resident of the area. In an interview with DyHP, the niece of the victim she said that his uncle was […].....»»

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February 15, 2019 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST (Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 15 February 2019 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Northeast Monsoon is affecting the whole country. FORECAST: Visayas will have cloudy skies with light rains, while Palawan, and Occidental Mindoro will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with […].....»»

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Man Arrested in Valentine’s Day Buy-Bust Op

A man will celebrate his Valentine’s Day inside cold bars after he was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Tagunol, Brgy. Pardo in Cebu City, February 14, 2019. Cebu City Police Office’s City Drug Enforcement Unit conducted the buy-bust operation in the said area and identified the suspect as Victor Centillas. Centillas yielded P340,000 […].....»»

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Cebu Provincial Resource Center: a Gateway to Better Services

With the construction of the proposed Resource Center to break ground on Monday, Feb. 18, services of Cebu Provincial Government’s frontline offices and national line agencies are seen to improve further once the 20-storey edifice is completed. The modern edifice will be built at the old Bureau of Agricultural Extension (BAEX) located at the rightmost […].....»»

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Liam Neeson on a Vengeance Spree Against Influential Drug Cartel in “Cold Pursuit”

Vengeance knows no boundaries, Liam Neeson’s latest action thriller “Cold Pursuit” bleeds the drug cartel dry as the man known with a unique set of skills takes on the role of Nels Coxman, a snowplough driver whose only son was murdered by a powerful drug cartel in their town. This twisted revenge story swirls around […].....»»

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Innovation is Essential for Brand Growth, Kantar Worldpanel Study Shows

The more brands innovate, the more buyers they recruit. This is according to a research by Kantar Worldpanel, adding that, on the average, 12% of the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) brand’s buyers comes from its new products. In particular, the global expert in shopper’s behaviour found that three out of 100 homes in the […].....»»

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Newly Renovated Star Wars-Themed PGH Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic Brings Joy to Indigent Children with Cancer

Sometime in 2016, the doctors at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) and the PGH Medical Foundation Inc. saw the need to renovate the Hematology – Oncology Clinic at the Cancer Institute. While PGH is recognized as the national university’s hospital, the facilities were far from being conducive for healing. “When I came in 2013, the […].....»»

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Batangueño Driver Feted for Free Rides to Elderly, PWDs

The city council has recognized a Good Samaritan here who offered free rides to the elderly. Jeepney driver Conrado Comia took center stage as his good deed reached the Sangguniang Panlungsod (City Legislative Council) which unanimously passed a resolution honoring him for his compassion and kindred spirit. The 42-year-old driver was humbled as the resolution […].....»»

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Comelec Assures Teachers’ Safety in Cebu Town

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu Province has guaranteed the safety of public school teachers in San Fernando town who will serve in the midterm elections this coming May. Acting Cebu Provincial Election supervisor Jerome Brillantes made the assurance on Thursday after some public school teachers in San Fernando withdrew from poll duties fearing […].....»»

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9 Arrested Inside a Drug Den in Lorega

9 persons were arrested inside a drug den after a buy-bust operation was conducted on Tuesday in Sitio Laguna, Brgy. Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City, February 12, 2018. Operatives from Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region Office (PDEA RO) VII conducted the buy-bust operation and arrested drug den maintainers Angelina Porlas and Wilson Gomez. Meanwhile, 7 […].....»»

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Comelec-Cebu to Concur With PNP, AFP in Dealing with ‘Hotspots’

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu on Wednesday said it will concur with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in dealing with areas in the province considered as election hotspots in the upcoming midterm elections. Cebu provincial election supervisor Jerome Brillantes said his office will coordinate with […].....»»

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February 14, 2019 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST (Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 14 February 2019 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Northeast Monsoon is affecting the whole country. FORECAST: Eastern and Central Visayas, and the province of Iloilo will have cloudy skies with light rains, while the rest of Visayas, […].....»»

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US Embassy Sets 2nd EducationUSA Fair

For those who would like to study in the United States (US), this is your chance. The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines will hold the second EducationUSA Fair in Cebu at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu City on Feb. 28. At least 35 universities and state colleges from the US are expected to join […].....»»

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Public Warned on Get-Rich-Quick Schemes

The City Government of Davao has warned the public about groups or companies enticing people to invest their hard-earned money in exchange for hefty returns. The warning cited the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) advisory which mentioned Kapa Community Ministry International, Inc. and ALMAMICO (Alabel Maasim Small Scale Mining Cooperative). Kapa, led by a certain […].....»»

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Ressa Arrest Nothing to Do with Press Freedom: Palace

Malacañang said Thursday that the arrest of Rappler chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ressa has nothing to do with press freedom in the country. “Ms. Ressa being a media practitioner and a high-ranking officer of a media outfit critical of the President’s programs and policies has nothing to do with the present circumstances she is […].....»»

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PHISGOC Inks Deals with 30th SEA Games Sponsors

The Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) on Wednesday formally signed partnership agreements with the first group of sponsors for the 30th SEA Games slated November 30 to December 11 this year. The signing of the memorandum of agreements (MOA) between PHISGOC chairman Allan Peter Cayetano and representatives from Philippine Airlines (PAL), Atos, GL […].....»»

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DOLE 7: Kasambahay Wage Under Review

The kasambahays or household service workers rendering services in the cities and in all first class municipalities in Central Visayas are to be paid not less than P3,000 monthly, the existing wage rate pursuant to Wage Order No. ROVII-D.W. 01, which is now under review by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7). According […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2019Related News

Kai Sotto to Be Named UAAP Juniors MVP

Kai Sotto will be named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) juniors basketball tournament. The towering seven-foot-two center of Ateneo dominated everyone as far as the statistical points (SP) is concerned. Sotto got a total of 97 average SPs, way ahead of runner-up Mark Nonoy of University […].....»»

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Centcom Lauds Resident’s Tip-Off in Foiled NPA Attack

The Central Command (Centcom) on Sunday praised the act of a concerned citizen in the town of Mabinay in Negros Oriental for reporting to soldiers the plan of New People’s Army rebels to disrupt a community program supported by the military and the local government unit. Centcom commander, Lt. Gen. Noel Clement said the timely […].....»»

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Kantar TNS Reveals the Top Performing Banks in the Past Decade

Kantar TNS, one of the world’s largest research agencies with experts in over 90 countries, recently launched the 2018 Corporate Reputation Study, a quantitative program about the operations of the different banks in the Philippines. This study is a follow-up to the same survey conducted in 2008. Kantar TNS research showed that BDO has overtaken […].....»»

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