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An ounce of prevention - Visayan Daily Star
The Department of Health is urging parents to have their children vaccinated against measles, rubella and polio as it launches its month-long vaccination campaign where health centers all over the country will administer free vaccinations to children below ...
About McDo and Moscow - Visayan Daily Star
Where did you ever see people who would rejoice like winners even if their team had lost? Onli in da Pilipins, as the smart alecks would say it. This was when the Philippine team, competing for the first time in 40 years in the FIBA World Cup, almost, mark ...
Mayor denies son - Visayan Daily Star
Mayor Alberto Nicor yesterday debunked allegations that his son is financing illegal gambling operations in La Castellana, Negros Occidental. Nicor said his son is a manager of the state-run Bingo Milyonaryo, that started operations in July in La ...
Tourism awards launched - Visayan Daily Star
The Dumaguete City government, through the City Tourism Office, is accepting nominations to the first Belfry Tourism Excellence Awards, for the World Tourism Week celebration, on the theme “Tourism and Community Development”. Ten awards will be given ...
Fire hits NBI office - Visayan Daily Star
A fire of still undetermined origin hit the office of the National Bureau of Investigation in Dumaguete City, at about 5 p.m. yesterday. NBI Dumaguete head agent Alvin Ribadulla said the timely arrival of fire trucks from the Bureau of Fire Protection in ...
Marijuana bricks seized - Visayan Daily Star
Policemen intercepted a man Sunday in San Enrique, Negros Occidental, when he was allegedly transporting a suspected dried marijuana brick, police said. Senior Inspector Romeo Vargas, San Enrique police chief, yesterday identified the arrested suspect as ...
ICT equipment bidding set - Visayan Daily Star
The Department of Science and Technology Region VI will apply a P1,115,020 budget to the procurement of various ICT equipments for the project “ICT Start-Ups for Entrepreneurship Program,” DOST Regional chairperson, Remy Junio, said yesterday.
‘Co-generation good news’ - Visayan Daily Star
Board Member Patrick Lascson said the eagerness of most industries in Negros Occidental to invest in power co-generation is good news for Negrenses. Lacson, who spoke at the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers-Negros Occidental Chapter general ...
Gilas Pilipinas bows to Greece - Visayan Daily Star
Gilas Pilipinas struggled from the outside and, as expected ,lost to fifth ranked Greece, 70-82, early morning yesterday (Phil. time) in the 2014 FIBA World Cup preliminary rounds in Seville, Spain. It was the Philippines’ second straight loss after a ...
WITH MODESTO P. SA-ONOY - Visayan Daily Star
“The rayn in Spayn staiys maynly in the playn”. Remember this cockney English in the musical “My Fair Lady” and the tongue twisting comedy? Well, the rain in Spain did not stay mainly in the plain. It did not rain in Spain at all. It was all sunny ...