Region Archive

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Reorganization plan: Guv to merge, abolish some depts, offices

Some departments or division offices at the Negros Occidental Capitol may be abolished or merged when Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr starts to carry out his reorganization plans sometime this year.

By Danny B. Dangcalan January 30, 2011 - 12:00am
US Embassy officials in Silliman for youth delegates

Officials of the United States Embassy in Manila are set to visit Silliman University from February 3 to 4 for the selection phase of delegates for the Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP). 

By Mark Raygan Garcia, SU January 30, 2011 - 12:00am
DOLE intensifies drive vs. illegal recruiters

Following President P.Noy Aquino's executive order, the Labor Department has geared itself in its campaign to go after illegal recruiters this year.

By Edgar Allan Vilbar January 30, 2011 - 12:00am
Mar Roxas to replicate Negros Occidental health plan

The Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program (NOCHP) is a pioneering health program in line with the health care thrust of President Aquino, and this might even be replicated around the country, former Senator Manuel "Mar" Roxas II said Friday.

By Danny B. Dangcalan January 30, 2011 - 12:00am
Bohol reclamation project needs study

Mayor Benedicto Alcala, town officials and fishermen recently pressed for the start of the environment study on the proposed man-made offshore 450-hectare island reclamation project of this town.

By Ric V. Obedencio January 29, 2011 - 12:00am
Dinagyang winners to join 2011 Aliwan Festival

After dislodging the defending champions in their respective category, the two grand prize winners of the 2011 Dinagyang Festival will represent this city in the Aliwan Festival of Festivals in Metro Manila this April.

By Jennifer P. Rendon January 29, 2011 - 12:00am
On deaths of botanist, 2 others: Human rights body ends probe

The Commission on Human Rights, headed by its chairperson Loretta "Etta" Rosales, the other day concluded its two-day public inquiry on the killing of renowned botanist Dr. Leonardo Co and his two men in Kananga, Leyte last Nov. 15.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada January 29, 2011 - 12:00am
Blend limits eyed on pre-mixed goods

Sugar Regulatory Administrator Gina Martin Bautista said she will issue a Sugar Order in the next few weeks to define the allowable sugar blend in the premix sugar products that enter the market.

By Danny B. Dangcalan January 29, 2011 - 12:00am
Man assaults news publisher

A publisher and editor of a newspaper in Iloilo was attacked by still unidentified persons Wednesday evening in front of his office at Viosils Arcade at M.H. del Arcade, Brgy. Taal, Molo district in this city.

By Jennifer Ponsaran-Rendon January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
8th ID commander hails DOJ probe report

Major General Mario Chan, commander of the Philippine Army's 8th Infantry Division on Tuesday hailed the Justice Department fact-finding report exonerating troops of the 19th Infantry Battalion of any liability in the killing of the country's renowned botanist Dr. Leonardo Co and his two companions on November 15 last year.

By Miriam Garcia Desacada January 28, 2011 - 12:00am