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April 26, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST (Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 26 April 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Easterlies affecting the country. FORECAST: Then province of Cebu and the rest of Visayas, Palawan and Occidental Mindoro will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers due […].....»»

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Guests Encourage Others to Experience Suroy-Suroy

The two days, one night “Suroy-Suroy Sugbu 2018 Rediscover Camotes” concluded last April 22, with guests encouraging others who have not yet joined to also experience the annual tour and discover Cebu more. “Naay nindot diay diri uy. Nindot gyud diay ang Cebu. Unya ma-discover sab unta diay sa uban,” gushed balikbayan guest Grace Martinez, […].....»»

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SEAFDEC Targets 15 PHL Towns for Multi-Species Hatchery

A regional treaty organization targets to establish legislated multi-species hatchery in 15 municipalities in the different parts of the country. Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) has conducted the site assessment survey which was the first stage of the project. The site assessment included aspects for sustainability, infrastructure, and eventual operation. The 15 pilot hatcheries […].....»»

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Kuwait Declaration of Envoy Persona Non Grata ‘Deeply Disturbing’: DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) found “deeply disturbing” the Kuwaiti government’s decision to declare Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa persona non grata, following the issue on the rescue of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are in extreme situations in the Gulf state. The agency on Wednesday night said it was informed that Villa has been […].....»»

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Saudi-Led Coalition Says Houthis Deny Entry of Humanitarian Ships to Yemen Port

Saudi-led coalition affirmed Wednesday that the rebels hinder the entry of humanitarian aids to the country, highlighting that 40 ships are waiting to access Al Hudaydah port, Al Arabiya local news reported. The spokesperson of the coalition Col. Turki Al Maliki accused the militias of risking the security of Saudi Arabia and the navigation. He […].....»»

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SMIC to Spend P90B for Expansion in 2018

SM Investments Corporation (SMIC), the holding firm of the Sy family, has allocated a total of PHP90 billion for capital expenditures (capex) this year to support its expansion program as it looks for more emerging business opportunities. SMIC Senior Vice President of Finance Franklin Gomez said the group’s property arm, SM Prime Holdings Inc., will […].....»»

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Earmarks P50 Billion on Four Strategic Priorities in 2018

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) will allocate approximately P50 billion from its stock rights offering (SRO) on four strategic opportunities that will help the Bank in its expansion in 2018 and in the coming years. “Our client base has grown by about half a million to 8.5 million in 2017. Of all Filipinos […].....»»

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CCCI Emphasizes on Innovation, Experiential Activities as it Lines Up Events for Cebu Business Month 2018

CCCI explores the field of innovation, conceptualizes new events and follows through on established ones as it lines up the events and activities of CBM 2018. In a press conference held at Golden Prince Hotel & Suites on April 26, 2018, CCCI officials and the chairpersons talked on the different activities, happenings, and events that […].....»»

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UP Professor Emeritus for Film Conferred Excellence in Communication Award

The 2018 Excellence in Communication Award will be conferred by the Philippines Communication Society (PCS) to the beloved Media Educator, Film Studies Scholar, Communication Innovation Advocate, U.P. Professor Emeritus for Film, and Former Chancellor of the University of the Philippines Open University, Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso. The awarding ceremony with Dr. Alfonso’s keynote speech is the highlight of […].....»»

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Palace Hopes PH-Kuwaiti Issues to Be Resolved Soon

Malacañang on Tuesday hoped that issues between the governments of the Philippines and Kuwait will be resolved soon following the apology issued by Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano to the Kuwaiti government over the embassy-led rescue of distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Gulf state. “We remain optimistic that other issues between the […].....»»

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Iraqi PM Vows to Continue Strikes Against IS Targets Inside Syria

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday pledged to continue airstrikes on positions and headquarters of Islamic State (IS) group inside neighboring Syria, asserting that Iraq will not interfere in Syrian affairs. “We will continue airstrikes in Syria and we will do more to eliminate Daesh (IS group). We will not allow IS militants to […].....»»

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Grab Drivers to No Longer See Rider Destinations Starting Friday

Drivers of ridesharing firm Grab Philippines will no longer see passenger destinations starting Friday, April 27, which will lead to reducing the incidents of cancelled booked trips. Grab will also launch an auto-accept feature that will automatically allocate trips to drivers allowing a more seamless experience in continuously accepting passenger requests. “We hear what our […].....»»

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CCCI Lines Up Experiential Activities for Cebu Business Month 2018

To inspire, promote, and help grow Cebu’s business sector, the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (CCCI) has set a series of experiential activities for this year’s Cebu Business Month (CBM) in June, which are designed to highlight the importance of innovation in all aspects of the business. Aligned with the theme, “INNOVATE CEBU!”, the month-long annual flagship […].....»»

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Top Suppliers Show for Hotel Industry Set for Cebu This June

The Philippine hotel industry continues to thrive with more properties and hotel brands both international and home grown opening up in various parts of the country. In Cebu, the industry is expected to grow even further with the opening of the new international airport terminal in Cebu this year. Experts predict that the number of […].....»»

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Bright Prospect for Cebu Tourism Seen

Industry players see a good outlook for Cebu tourism this year, as the province has once again led the region in terms of tourism arrivals in 2017. In a press conference last April 20, Department of Tourism 7 Director Shalimar Hofer Tamano announced that Cebu is still the top draw for tourists in Central Visayas, […].....»»

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French Nationals Top Foreign Visitors in Sagada

This scenic town continues to lure local and foreign visitors to experience nature, adventure and culture. The Sagada Municipal Tourism Office recorded a total of 160,398 foreign and local tourists for the year 2017 while from January to March this year, a total of 58,722 tourists have already visited the town. For foreign tourists, French nationals top […].....»»

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PH Apologizes to Kuwait Over Embassy-Led ‘Rescue’ Ops

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday apologized to the Kuwaiti government over the issue of embassy-led assistance operations in the Gulf state, where distressed Filipinas in grave situations were “rescued.” “I apologize to my counterpart and we apologize to the Kuwait government, the Kuwaiti people and the leaders of Kuwait […].....»»

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Israel Razes Palestinian Attacker’s Home in West Bank: Military

Israeli forces demolished early on Tuesday the family home of a Palestinian involved in the killing of an Israeli in the West Bank in January. The Israeli troops demolished the residence of Mohammad Qoneba in the city of Jenin in northern West Bank, the Israeli military said in a statement. It said that Qoneba was […].....»»

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PDEA, PNP Declare Southern Leyte Drug-Cleared

Southern Leyte, the province where President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was born, became the first in the Visayas and Mindanao areas to be confirmed as cleared on the proliferation of illegal drugs. Nationwide, it was the third to have clinched that record, after Batanes and Romblon provinces, respectively. “This is not the end of the fight. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsApr 24th, 2018Related News

Palace Finds US State Dep’t Report Inconsistent with Trump Remark

Malacanang on Monday said the report of the United States (US) State Department is not consistent with the stand of President Donald Trump who praised the campaign against illegal drugs of President Rodrigo Duterte. “I personally heard the discussion between President Trump and President Duterte when they were here in the Philippines during the ASEAN […].....»»

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