Suroy-Suroy Sugbo in Camotes set, new attractions created

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Suroy-Suroy Sugbo in Camotes set, new attractions created 

CEBU CITY, April 13 — The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office has set the first of the local tour “Suroy-Suroy Sugbo” (Visit Cebu) series this year as an escapade to Camotes on April 22 to 24.

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PAL's SFO-MNL flights to use NAIA Terminal 1

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PAL's SFO-MNL flights to use NAIA Terminal 1 

MANILA, Dec 7 — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 will be utilized as the "airport of arrival" for all Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights from San Francisco to Manila until March next year.

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Short sleepers more likely to catch cold

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Short sleepers more likely to catch cold 

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 — People who sleep six hours a night or less are more likely to catch a cold, U.S. researchers said Monday.

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Cebu Capitol seeks PHP4-B infra projects from national government in 2015

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu Capitol seeks PHP4-B infra projects from national government in 2015 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 1 — The Cebu provincial government is seeking a total of PHP4 billion in infrastructure projects from the National Government for this year.

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Dried fish for a living

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dried fish for a living 

150501135040A fisherman’s wife at sunset gathers the fish her husband caught, which she had earlier put out to dry under the sun, in the coastal town of San Francisco in Quezon province, 300 kilometers south of Manila. The woman says her family earns an average of PHP10,000 a month from her husband’s daily catch which they make into dried fish – a breakfast staple for Filipinos. (PNA photo by Loretta Allarey-Paje)
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Chinese firms join cyber security forum in U.S.

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese firms join cyber security forum in U.S. 

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 — A number of top Chinese information security firms are in San Francisco to present their products and services to an American crowd.

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Anti-illegal mining task force launches another operation in south Negros Oriental

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Anti-illegal mining task force launches another operation in south Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 28 –- A composite team of law enforcers from national government agencies and local government units has launched a five-day operation to dismantle and stop illegal mining operations in the hinterlands of Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental.

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Over P.8M worth of drugs, cash, arms seized in police raid in Agusan del Sur

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Over P.8M worth of drugs, cash, arms seized in police raid in Agusan del Sur 

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 26 — Three suspects were arrested and over P800,000 worth of illegal drugs, cash, arms and assorted drug paraphernalia were seized by the police in a joint raid conducted in different places Sunday afternoon in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur.

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Cebu PB authorizes Gov. Davide to sign MOA with DOH for medical help program

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cebu PB authorizes Gov. Davide to sign MOA with DOH for medical help program 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 20 — The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) has passed five resolutions authorizing Gov. Hilario Davide III to sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department of Health (DOH) for the implementation of a medical assistance program (MAP).

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NGCP completes power restoration in Surigao del Sur

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on NGCP completes power restoration in Surigao del Sur 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — The country's grid operator National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has completed the restoration works in Surigao del Sur, after then Tropical Storm "Seniang" caused power outages in the area.

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