Kabankalan (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Kabankalan (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 10
Longitude: 122.82
population: 138,314
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

50 bus passengers held hostage in Negros town

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines - A 26-year-old man held at least 50 passengers of a Ceres bus hostage at a terminal in Hinigaran town of Negros Occidental, Sunday afternoon.Chief Inspector Lino Dalisay, chief of the Hinigaran Police, identified the hostage-taker ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank to fund muscovado prod’n

By EDITH B. COLMOBACOLOD City — The World Bank is funding a P300-million muscovado sugar production in Negros Occidental, a capitol official said.It will finance part of the project. Of the total amount, P30 million is the province’s counterpart, said ... [Published Panay News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Financial institutions and the press

THE Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company, aka Philam Life, is a venerable financial institution. It was characterized by stability. Two long serving chief executive officers (CEOs) administered the company for 50 years. The second of ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fire hits grocery store; fastfood crew hurt in LPG blast

- 03:12 p.m.THE Association of Negros Occidental Water Districts (ANOWD) composed of general managers condemned the acts of three directors of the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) that led to the 30-day preventive suspension of general manager Juliana ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Water district manager gets backing from group

THE Association of Negros Occidental Water Districts (ANOWD) composed of general managers condemned the acts of three directors of the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) that led to the 30-day preventive suspension of general manager Juliana Carbon ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Negros water district GMs back Carbon

By EDITH B. COLMOBACOLOD City — General managers of water districts across Negros Occidental rallied behind suspended Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) general manager Juliana Carbon.The general managers, who belonged to the Association of Negros Occidental ... [Published Panay News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Garde: Field day in La Granja

THE Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) at the village of La Granja in La Carlota City is part of the consortium of other national agencies based in Negros Occidental. We are blessed to have such line agencies here—like the Sugar Regulatory Administration, ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The secret beaches of Sipalay

CEBU, Philippines - When it comes to beaches, Negros might not exactly top one’s list given that there are more stunning beauties like Coron, Siargao, and Camiguin, to name a few. Negros is at the top of any traveler’s mind for its charming heritage walks ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 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 - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile phones for forest guards

By EDITH B. COLMOBACOLOD City — To facilitate easy communication, forest guardians in southern Negros Occidental were recently given mobile phones.Foundation for Philippine Environment (FPE) and Globe Telecom distributed some 100 units to Bantay Gubat ... [Published Panay News - Jul 28 2014]
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 Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

243 execs united in one-Negros region call

By Carla P. GomezInquirer VisayasKABANKALAN CITY, Negros Occidental—At least 243 officials and sectoral representatives from the two Negros provinces— Occidental and Oriental—have called on President Aquino to create the Negros Island region through ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 12 2014]

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"We expect fair, impartial and transparent proceedings on these issues not only to ferret out the truth but also in aid of future legislation to protect the welfare and interests of your constituents" the group said
It added: "We, thus, hope that the Supreme Court will take a second look at this issue with an open mind and greater consideration of the realities that are happening on the ground. ... His (Aquino) decision to appeal the Supreme Court ruling proves his readiness to stand for what he believes will benefit his people. That is the mark of a true leader. For that, we give him our support."

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50 bus passengers held hostage in Negros town [Published Philippine Star - Aug 26 2014]
World Bank to fund muscovado prod’n [Published Panay News - Aug 20 2014]
Financial institutions and the press [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 19 2014]
Fire hits grocery store; fastfood crew hurt in ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 07 2014]
Water district manager gets backing from group [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 06 2014]
Negros water district GMs back Carbon [Published Panay News - Aug 05 2014]
Garde: Field day in La Granja [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 05 2014]
The secret beaches of Sipalay [Published Philippine Star - Aug 02 2014]
In Negros Occidental: Protests, prayer vigil g... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 29 2014]
Mobile phones for forest guards [Published Panay News - Jul 28 2014]
Sánchez: Arguments against an island region [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 25 2014]
243 execs united in one-Negros region call [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 12 2014]
Lumad Basakanon reclaims Aliwan Fiesta crown wi... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 09 2014]
‘Block farming’ urged ahead of Asean integration [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 04 2014]
President’s sister turns over classrooms in Negros [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 16 2014]
Vehicle Accident - Pacific ocean - west - Phili... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 04 2014]
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EDIS Number: VI-20140304-42902-PHL Date / time: 04/03/2014 10:15:25 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Pacific ocean - west Country: Philippines State/County: Negros Occidental Location: Hinigaran Number of Deads: 4 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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