Escalante (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Escalante (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 10.8403
Longitude: 123.499001
population: 39,177
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

In Negros Occidental: Protests, prayer vigil greet SONA While officials, bizmen sign manifesto of support for PNoy

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — At least 1,000 people joined the protest rally in this city yesterday when President Benigno Aquino III delivered his 5th State of the Nation Address at the Batasan in Quezon City.The protests were staged simultaneous with ... [Published Philippine Star - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sánchez: Arguments against an island region

UNA vez más. Valencia Mayor Edgar Teves, former vice governor of eastern province of Negros, explained last week why he opposes the One Negros Island Region proposal.On one hand, Teves agrees on the one-island region based on improving the economy and ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

‘Use Listahanan to reach targets, save resources’

ILOILO — Local government units (LGUs) and national government agencies (NGAs) were encouraged to use the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction’s (Nhtspr) database of poor households, or “Listahanan.”In Western Visayas, 122 of the ... [Published Panay News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jinggoy: PNoy impeachment will divide the country

Estrada back-pedals and says he does not think the House will 'muster enough signatures to impeach the President, considering the fact that majority of the members of the House are allies of the President'ORANGE RIBBON. Senator Jinggoy Estrada says he ... [Published Rappler - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Why is Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s bail hearing taking longer?

Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada POOL PHOTO (file) Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada POOL PHOTO (file) MANILA, Philippines — The bail hearing of Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada again hit a snag on its third day as the defense of the suspects slammed government ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tax increase zugzwang

01:52 AMBy: Alex P. Vidal“The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.” – Lao TzuWHEN people are hungry and desperate, they steal food, commit crimes like robbery and holdup, and vandalize government offices.Poverty ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Escalante city’s treasurer’s office robbed of P2M–police

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines — Unidentified robbers took about P2 million from the treasurer’s office at the cash division in the Escalante City Hall in Negros Occidental, police said on Monday.Supt. Leo T. Batiles, Escalante City police ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

NegOcc lotto operator donates equipment to Sagay City district hospital

5:54 amBy Nanette L. GuadalquiverBACOLOD CITY, July 11 (PNA) — The Alfredo G. Marañon Sr. Memorial District Hospital in Negros Occidental received 13 units of medical equipment from Super Lucky Beagler Inc. (SLBI), the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office-accredited ... [Published Balita.org - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

Prosecutors urged to present Tuason, Luy at bail hearings

MANILA, Philippines - The camps of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada and alleged pork barrel fund scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles have dared ombudsman prosecutors to immediately present state witnesses Ruby Tuason and Benhur Luy and have them take the witness stand ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ombudsman prober takes stand in 1st Jinggoy bail hearing

MANILA, Philippines - Government prosecutors on Tuesday called on the witness stand one of the members of the special team of field investigators created by the Office of the Ombudsman to look into the projects funded by the pork barrel of Senator Jinggoy ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Newsman, priest recall Martial Law years

04:16 AMBy:  Dolly YasaBacolod City – A veteran journalist and more than 300 others who were victims of human rights abuses during the Marcos regime filed applications for compensation claims with the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board.A team from HRVCB ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Gawad Kalinga in Cabug

CESAR Torrecarion and his wife Nanette have been the couple that oversees the Gawad Kalinga (GK) site in Barangay Cabug in Bacolod City. All GK sites work in tandem with the Couples for Christ. There are about 35 homes—some donated by doctors and others ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

Pasquin added the prayer vigil was a movement for hope that, through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, "our government officials will pursue the common good of the Filipino people."
" Pag mag-prosper ang impeachment complaint sa (If the impeachment complaint prospers in the) House, it will again divide the country" he added
"Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's" Jesus was quoted by historians as saying
"(They should present) si Benhur [Luy], si Ruby [Tuason]. Yung may personal knowledge of the acts alleged in the information" he said

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In Negros Occidental: Protests, prayer vigil g... [Published Philippine Star - 8 hours ago]
Sánchez: Arguments against an island region [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 25 2014]
‘Use Listahanan to reach targets, save resources’ [Published Panay News - Jul 24 2014]
Jinggoy: PNoy impeachment will divide the country [Published Rappler - Jul 22 2014]
Why is Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s bail hearing t... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 22 2014]
Tax increase zugzwang [Published The Daily Guardian - Jul 22 2014]
James Yap on his relationship with Kris Aquino:... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 19 2014]
Escalante city’s treasurer’s office robbed of P... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 14 2014]
NegOcc lotto operator donates equipment to Saga... [Published Balita.org - Jul 12 2014]
Prosecutors urged to present Tuason, Luy at bai... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 08 2014]
Voluminous evidence vs Estrada delays bail hearing [Published Rappler - Jul 08 2014]
Napoles’ lawyer slams prosecutors for delaying ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 08 2014]
Ombudsman prober takes stand in 1st Jinggoy bai... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 08 2014]
It’s reigning men! [Published Philippine Star - Jul 07 2014]
Newsman, priest recall Martial Law years [Published The Daily Guardian - Jul 04 2014]
Gawad Kalinga in Cabug [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 03 2014]
After 26 years, CARP ends [Published Philippine Star - Jun 29 2014]
Visayas newsbits for June 27, 2014 [Published Manila Bulletin - Jun 26 2014]
Malabor, Zayco post perfect attendance [Published Sun Star Network - Jun 24 2014]
NCGP trains NONECO linemen on safety practices [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jun 23 2014]
Cavite town looks beyond dark page in history [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 04 2013]
Declaring Bonifacio nat’l hero ‘long shot’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 01 2013]
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