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Man Takes Family Hostage in Brgy. Tisa

A 36 year old alleged drug addict took his family hostage in Sitio Cadulay, Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City on November 17, 2018. Elan Sisiban, the hostage taker was said to be high on drugs when he took hostage his mother, wife and two sons after he had an argument with the landlord of their rented […].....»»

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Death Toll from California Wildfires Rises to 77

The US authorities have recovered the remains of one person killed in California’s massive wildfires, which brings the death toll from the blaze to 77, Sheriff of California’s Butte County Kory Honea said on Monday. “One human remain was located today in the area of Butte Creek Canyon, outside. This brings the total number of […].....»»

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3 Cebuanos Top CE Licensure Exams

Three Cebuanos passed with flying colors in the Civil Engineering (CE) Licensure Exams this November this year. Two graduates from the University of San Carlos (USC) placed 6th and 9th respectively in the recent CE licensure exams. Kevin Miscala Melendres placed 6th passed with a rating of 94.65%, while John Ivan Manticajon Gapud had a […].....»»

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November 20, 2018 “TD Samuel” Severe Weather Warning for Visayas

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #8 FOR: Tropical Depression “#SamuelPH” Tropical Cyclone: WARNING ISSUED AT: 5:00 AM, 20 November 2018 TROPICAL DEPRESSION “SAMUEL” HAS MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE DINAGAT-SAMAR-LEYTE AREA. Moderate to heavy rains which may trigger flooding and landslides, are expected over Caraga Region, Northern Mindanao, Eastern Visayas, Central and […].....»»

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Capitol Kicks Off Nat’l Drug Prevention Week with a Color Fun Run

The Cebu Provincial Government started the National Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week celebration with the “3rd Run Free, Be Drug Free Color Fun Run” held at the Capitol grounds early morning Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. The Color Fun Run was spearheaded by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), in partnership with the Cebu […].....»»

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President Duterte Promotes PH Key Interests in 33rd ASEAN and 26th APEC Summits

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrived here on Sunday, November 18, after the successful participation in the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Singapore and the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) in Papua New Guinea from November 12 to 18, 2018. The Chief Executive, throughout the series of international commitments, continued to advance the […].....»»

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Oil Prices Fall for the 6th Straight Week

Local oil firms will once more rollback pump prices Tuesday (Nov. 20), the 6th week in a row, due largely to the steady decline of world crude prices. They announced price reductions of PHP1.25 per liter on unleaded gasoline, PHP1.10 per liter on diesel, and PHP0.80 per liter on kerosene. Industry spokespersons explained that the […].....»»

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NTC Confirms Mislatel as 3rd Telco Player

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) formally confirmed Mislatel Consortium as the new major player in the telco industry this Monday. This, after the joint venture of Udenna Corporation and China Telecom, passed the document verification phase conducted by the New Major Player Selection Committee that merited the final confirmation from the NTC En Banc. “As […].....»»

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R.A. 11057 to Help MSMEs Acquire Loans

Universal and commercial banks (U/KBs) in the Philippines are expected to hike their Agri-Agra rule compliance through the Personal Property Security Act, which effectively increases the list of assets that small businesses can use as loan collaterals. “We hope that this will enable them to be able to comply with the mandatory credit allocation for […].....»»

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Another Spike-ER Missile Test Slated Nov. 21

The Philippine Navy (PN) will conduct another test-fire activity for its newly-installed Rafael Advanced Defense Ltd. Spike-ER (extended range) surface-to-surface missile off Lamao Point, Limay, Bataan on Wednesday. This was confirmed by Navy spokesperson Commander Jonathan Zata in a message to the Philippine News Agency Monday. “The PN will be conducting a scenario-based capability demonstration […].....»»

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High-Level PH-Japan Infra Meeting Set in Manila Wednesday

Philippine and Japanese officials will hold their sixth meeting on infrastructure and economic cooperation this Wednesday (Nov. 21) in Manila to discuss the processing of new concessional loan agreements that would provide the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program with additional financing support from Japan, the Department of Finance (DOF) said in a statement on […].....»»

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Pinoy Loses Home in Raging California Wildfire

One Filipino lost his home in Butte County following the raging wildfires that destroyed communities in northern California, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco reported Sunday. Consul General Henry Bensurto did not identify the national but said no Filipino has been reported among the fatalities in the Camp Fire in Butte. Consul General in […].....»»

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Biggest Buy-Bust Op, P30-M Worth of Drugs Nabbed in Cebu

A buy-bust operation confiscated more than P30 million worth of shabu in just one day at Cebu City in what may be the biggest drug bust yet of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) this year. The catch happened in Sitio Caimito, Brgy, Tisa, Cebu City on November 18, 2018 when at around 4 A.M., […].....»»

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November 19, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST (Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 19 November 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Depression “SAMUEL” was estimated based on all available data at 665 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (06.9 N, […].....»»

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Capitol, Oslob Execs Agree to Regulate Whale Shark Watchers

The Capitol’s tourism office and the local government of Oslob on Oct. 25 finally agreed to reduce tourists and visitors for the famous whale watching activity in a move to balance environmental concerns and tourist satisfaction. In a meeting held last month led by Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, it was agreed that allowed tourists to […].....»»

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Military Calls on NPAs Anew to Come Down, Live Normal Life

The military is calling on the remaining members of the New People’s Army (NPA) to come down and live normal life with the rest of society. BGen. Leopoldo Imbang Jr., Commanding Officer of the 503rd Infantry Brigade stationed here, called on the active NPAs roaming Kalinga to settle for peaceful life now that their grievances […].....»»

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PCOO Chief Recognized for ‘Outstanding’ Work in Gov’t

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar was awarded the ‘Most Outstanding Public Servant’ during the 2nd Diamond Golden Awards held Saturday at Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas in Pasig City. Aside from Andanar, other public servants including Senator Cynthia Villar, Quezon City second district congressman Alfred Vargas and Interior and Local Government Assistant Secretary […].....»»

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Davao Native Caps Bronze in World Sambo Championships

Sydney Tancontian, an 18 year old Dabawenya earned a bronze medal during the 80th World Sambo Championships in Bucharest, Romania held November 8-11. Tancontian’s feat is the first ever medal earned by any Southeast Asian country in the sport of Sambo which is dominated by Russians, Eastern Europeans and Mongolians. Sambo, a Russian martial arts […].....»»

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PH, Papua New Guinea Ink MOA on Agriculture

The Philippines and Papua New Guinea on Friday signed a five-year Memorandum Of Agreement ( MOA ) for greater cooperation on agriculture. Among the areas of cooperation under the agreement include tie-up on rice and grain production including the development of hybrid species; production of coconut, cocoa, coffee, rubber, and palm oil; horticulture production; aquaculture […].....»»

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More Than 5K Cops to Secure Xi Jinping’s Visit

Some 5,500 police officers will be deployed for the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping on Nov. 20-21, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director, Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar said over the weekend. Eleazar said most of the cops who will be deployed are from Metro Manila, but at least 200 personnel from the […].....»»

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