Sipalay (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Sipalay (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 9.75194
Longitude: 122.403999
population: 24,029
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 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

JVR defends ‘missed’ SALN entries

CEBU, Philippines - Talisay City Mayor Johnny de los Reyes yesterday defended the non-inclusion of his relatives allegedly working at the City Hall in his 2013 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth.The mayor said his relatives are only employed ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tree planting highlights Arbor Day

SALVADOR BENEDICTO – Tree planting activies highlighted Wednesday the celebration of Arbor Day in Barangay Kumaliskis.The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Cenro Bacolod, in partnership with the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Makati, San Juan top income-generating LGUs

MANILA, Philippines–Makati and San Juan, two of the country’s richest cities, have been tagged the best-performing local government units (LGUs) by fiscal authorities, who noted local officials’ efforts to fund projects out of their own respective po ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tax ad: 1 in every 2 PH cities relies on national gov’t allocation

Out of 144 cities, 115 have more than 10 years of cityhood and should rely less on national government allocation, the tax watch ad saysMOST SELF-RELIANT. Among the mature cities, Makati has the highest share of local income to regular income at P8.83 ... [Published Rappler - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Negros Occidental coffee farmers to learn beekeeping

DA Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, who visited a coffee farm in La Castellana town recently, said coffee farmers can produce organic honey while waiting to harvest their crops in November.“The DA will provide training for coffee farmers in Negros ... [Published Business World - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Despite taxing power, local cities still rely heavily on IRA for funds

InterAksyon.com means BUSINESSMANILA - The Local Government Code of the Philippines has given autonomous powers to municipalities, cities and provinces to govern themselves and generate income without the intervention of the national government. With ... [Published Interaksyon - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

6.3 quake rocks Negros Occidental

MANILA, Philippines—A massive marine earthquake struck off the coast of the coast of Neros Occidental Thursday evening.According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the epicenter of the earthquake was 49 kilometers west of Hinabo-an, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 15 2014]

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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."
Morales explained that Section 9, Rule XIII of the 1998 Memorandum Circular No. 40 the Civil Service Commission, which provides the "Revised Omnibus Rules on Appointments and Other Personnel Actions, has nothing to do with the non-inclusion of the mayor's relatives in his SALN."
"What we are doing now is a beginning of our commitment to help reforest Salvador Benedicto. We will do our own efforts too in planting more trees to let our town sustain its forest cover. What we are doing now is for our children and our children's children" Ortiz said

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In Negros Occidental: Protests, prayer vigil g... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 29 2014]
JVR defends ‘missed’ SALN entries [Published Philippine Star - Jul 04 2014]
Tree planting highlights Arbor Day [Published Sun Star Network - Jun 26 2014]
Makati, San Juan top income-generating LGUs [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 25 2014]
Negros Occidental coffee farmers to learn beeke... [Published Business World - Jun 25 2014]
Tax ad: 1 in every 2 PH cities relies on nation... [Published Rappler - Jun 25 2014]
Despite taxing power, local cities still rely h... [Published Interaksyon - Jun 25 2014]
6.3 quake rocks Negros Occidental [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 15 2014]
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