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Real Estate Hub and Tourism Expo 2014

REHub Real Estate Inc. president Dr. Mary Gaw So explains the REHub Real Estate Mission through a powerpoint presentation during a press conference on Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at the REHub Bldg. at Quezon Ave. Cor. Kitanlad St., Quezon City. She also discussed the largest gathering... [Read more...]

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Integration in Real Estate and Tourism: Global and Local Opportunities

Photo shows (from left) Ms. Marita Miranda, vice president for project selling; Winston Gaw, chief executive officer of My Hometown Realty & Developer Inc.; Margaret Dy Gaw, chairman; Dr. Mary Gaw So, president; and Ms. Charmaine Cobankiat, event partner synersign, during... [Read more...]

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PHL First Real Estate Hub Expo 2014

Mr. Winston Gaw, Chief Executive Officer of My Hometown Realty & Developer Inc., invites guests to attend the First Real Estate Hub Expo 2014 on September 5-7 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City during the press conference at the REHub building along Quezon Avenue, Quezon... [Read more...]

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Into the Light Project

Dr. Criselda G. Abesamis (at rostrum), Director IV for Special Concerns Technical Cluster of the Department of Health, delivers her response during the press conference on Philippine Health Information System-Mental Health program with its theme: “Into the Light Project”... [Read more...]

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Philippine Health Information System-Mental Health Program

University of the Philippines Institute of Clinical Epidemiology-National Institutes of Health (UP ICE-NIH) Foundation Assistant Director Prof. Maria Lourdes E. Amarillo speaks on Philippine Health Information System on Mental Health Conditions: Its Functions and Reach during... [Read more...]

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National

PNP to deploy 10,000 cops under Super Task-Force “Kapayapaan" for SONA 2014

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, July 22 (PNA) — To ensure peace and order and safety during the fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno S. Aquino III on July 28, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday announced the deployment of 10,000 policemen with the activation of Super Task-Force “Kapayapaan 2014.”

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Update: Typhoon 'Henry' slightly weakens as it moves towards Taiwan

MANILA, July 22 — Typhoon "Henry" slightly weakened as it continues to move northwestward towards Taiwan, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

DAP supports reform programs in ARMM, PHL peace process

MANILA, July 22 — The regional government has undertaken significant reforms and development initiatives in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), including ensuring quality road infrastructures in the region, through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



Provincial

Baguio Busol watershed survey nears complettion

BAGUIO CITY, July 22 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is now in the process of completing the survey needed to plot the perimeter fence of the Busol Watershed.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

DOLE-12 chief urges field managers to bring projects to barangays

KIDAPAWAN CITY, July 22 9PNA) –- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 12 is urging its field employment managers in the region to bring DOLE projects to the grassroots as the agency intensifies it mandate to create jobs and livelihood to Filipino people.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

DOLE banks on vigilance of household workers to report violation of ‘Batas Kasambahay’

TACLOBAN CITY, July 22 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is now banking on the vigilance of households workers to report any violation of the provisions of Republic Act 10361 or the Domestic Workers Act.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



Foreign

5 children among 6 killed in minibus crash in France

PARIS, July 23 — Six people were killed on Tuesday in a collision between a minibus carrying children and a truck in Troyes in central department of Aube, local media reported.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Iraqi forces kill 117 insurgents in single day

BAGHDAD, July 23 — Iraqi security forces killed about 117 insurgents in a series of battles with the Sunni militant groups across Iraq on Tuesday as the government is trying to take back the lands seized by rebel fighters recently, security sources said.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

8 killed as Turkish army, rebels clash

ANKARA, July 23 — At least eight people, including two Turkish soldiers, were killed in clashes between the Turkish government forces and Kurdish rebel fighters in the country's border areas adjacent to Syria, the army said on Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



Features

Affordable bazaars introduced in Damascus ahead of Eid al-Fitr feast

DAMASCUS, July 22 — As the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr inches closer, the government is promoting low-cost bazaars on the streets of Damascus in an effort to alleviate some of the economic burdens facing a population that has suffered from almost four years of civil war.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Feature: Israel's bloody offensive in Gaza forces people to flee homes

RAFAH, Gaza Strip, July 22 — Panicking members of the al-Taweel family arrived at a school run by the UN Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah on Monday after escaping from their house in the eastern part of the town.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Gaza markets in recession as Israel continues attacks

By Ahmed Aldabba

GAZA, July 17 (PNA/Xinhua) — Butcher Ahmed al-Swisy from Gaza almost has sold nothing since the Israeli Operation Protective Edge to end Hamas militants' rocket fire started nine days ago.

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July 18, 2014 9:47 am



Agri-Business

Marcos town to revive mango processing plant

By Leilanie G. Adriano

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, July 22 (PNA) –The local chief executive of this town is set to revive its mango processing plant here while trying to encourage more investors to take advantage of the favorable economic activity in this northern part of Luzon.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Chicago agricultural commodities futures closed lower

CHICAGO, July 19 — Chicago agricultural commodities futures trading closed lower Friday, led by wheat.

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July 19, 2014 10:26 am

Northern Samar hopes to become rice sufficient with help of DAR-ARCCESS

TACLOBAN CITY, July 18 — The province of Northern Samar hopes to improve its rice production with the assistance being provided by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) through its Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services (ARCCESS) projects.

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July 19, 2014 10:26 am



Business

U.S. existing home sales accelerate in June

WASHINGTON, July 23 — U.S. sales of previously owned homes reached an annual pace of 5 million for the first time since October 2013, while rising inventory continues to push overall supply toward a more balanced market, a leading industry group said Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Inward investment creates thousands of jobs in Scotland

GLASGOW, Britain, July 23 — Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Tuesday highlighted Scotland's success in attracting inward investment.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

EU government debt increases to 88% of GDP in Q1

BRUSSELS, July 23 — At the end of the first quarter of 2014, the government debt to GDP ratio in 28-member European Union (EU) was recorded at 88.0 percent, compared with 87.2 percent at the end of the fourth quarter of 2013, reported Eurostat on Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



Sports & Entertainment

NBA stars-Gilas Pilipinas tune-up game cancelled

MANILA, July 23 — Thousands of basketball fans trooped at the Araneta Coliseum while others with no ticket patiently waited for delayed telecast only to find out that the scheduled charity tune-up game between the Gilas Pilipinas and NBA stars on Tuesday night have been downgraded to scrimmage game.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

PHL Chess Olympiad team remains upbeat despite absence of top player

MANILA, July 22 — Sans its top player, the Philippine men's team to the 41st Chess Olympiad remains upbeat of being competitive for the August 1-14 tournament in Tromso, Norway.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Negros Occidental’s 5th Governor Cup Boxing tilt set

BACOLOD CITY, July 22 – The City of Bacolod and the Province of Negros Occidental will co-host the championships of the 5th Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon Jr. Open Boxing Tournament on October 8 to 12 at the Bacolod Arts, Youth and Sports (BAYS) Center.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



Health & Lifestyle

Stakeholders roll out PHL’s first integrated mental health information system

MANILA, July 22 — The first-ever integrated mental health information system in the county is now rolled out in 14 government and private hospitals and facilities in eight regions nationwide.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Lucena students receive anti-Filariasis pill

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, July 22 — The City Health Office here continuously gives medicines for Filariasis, in partnership with the Department of Education.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Suspected meningococcemia cases in NegOcc turn out negative – PHO

BACOLOD CITY, July 22 – Reports on the two suspected cases of meningococcemia in Negros Occidental turned out negative, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO) Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



Travel & Tourism

Chinese tourists to Maldives grows 20.2% in H1 of 2014

MALE, July 22 — Tourist numbers to Maldives have passed the 600,000 mark in the first six months of 2014 with China posting a hefty 20.2-percent growth from the previous year, the Maldives Tourism Ministry said in its latest data on Tuesday.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Cebu Pacific Air launches ‘Tigerair Flights’ from CDO to Manila

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 22 — The Cebu Pacific Air Philippines on Tuesday bared the maiden flight of its newest air carrier ,the "Tigerair Flights" from here to Manila, as part of its expansion program for its domestic network, an official of the airline company said.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am

Cebu City Council asks inventor to submit proposal for magnet-run monorail

CEBU CITY, July 22 — The Cebu City council has asked an inventor to submit a formal proposal for a magnet-driven elevated monorail mass transport system for the city.

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July 23, 2014 6:56 am



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