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CNHS beats CapSU in debate finals

Monday, 27 October 2014 00:00
By Charl Boie   ROXAS CITY—After outwitting the Capiz State University (CapSU) Laboratory High School, the Capiz National High School (CHNS) Debate Circle was declared champion in the Debate Invitational Cup led by the Borres Youth Leadership Institute held recently at the Robinsons Place Roxas in Bgy. Lawaan here.
Earlier, the CNHS t...
THE PHILIPPINE Coconut Authority (PCA) targeted to plant 118,500 coconut seedlings province wide by the end of October this year.
This formed part of the massive tree replanting program to replace coconut trees damaged by Supertyphoon Yolanda in 2013.
PCA Capiz manager Jeffrey Delos Reyes said that about 757 coconut farmers were tappe...

Over 100 join TCT journ summit

Monday, 27 October 2014 00:00
Writers urged to take on journalists’ task Special for The Capiz Times   ROXAS CITY—To celebrate its 33rd year of prominence in the local media for being “The Voice of the Capizeño,” The Capiz Times (TCT) hosted its Journalism Workshop on Oct. 17–18, 2014 at the Hall of the Governors of the Capiz Provincial Capitol here.   The worksh...

Gov hopes flood control project begins 2015

Published in October 20 - 26
Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00
By Ralph John Mijares & Edalyn Acta
  WILL THE Panay River Basin Flood Control Project start next year? Capiz governor Victor Tanco Sr. certainly hopes so.
Tanco said that negotiating with the indigenous peoples (IPs) is a “difficult part” of the project implementation.
Seeking permission from the IPs is important bec...

City number ‘anomaly’ bared

Published in October 20 - 26
Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00
By Ralph John Mijares   MR. GERALD Artates used his connections at the Roxas City Hall, to sell a tricycle city number, according to those who claimed he transacted with.
Artates allegedly dragged the names of Tricycle Franchising Regulatory Unit (TFRU) Head Mariano Layno; Councilor Jose Agdalipe; and Barangay San Jose Captain Jericho...

Capiz tourism ‘vibrant’ –DOT

Published in October 20 - 26
Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00
By Ralph John Mijares   “ROXAS CITY and Capiz have arrived,” Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 6 head Helen Catalbas said.
“Tourism and travel in this part of the country is not only growing by leaps and bounds; it is pole-vaulting,” the local tourism chief said during the inaugural Tigerair Philippines’ Manila–Roxas flight Oct. 23 a...

Capiz coop quiz set Oct. 31

Published in October 13 - 19
Monday, 13 October 2014 00:00
ROXAS CITY — The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) 6 will host a Cooperative Quiz on Oct. 31 at the Capiz Gymnasium here. Said quiz is one of the highlights of the culmination of Cooperative Month celebration.
According to CDA Capiz Provincial Cooperative Development Officer Proceso Berano, Jr., a tandem of one male and one female cont...

Yolanda Anniversary - Nov. 8 is Thanksgiving Day

Published in October 13 - 19
Monday, 13 October 2014 00:00
ROXAS CITY—Capiceños are thankful for the new life, unity and support amidst the great devastation of supertyphoon Yolanda.
In a resolution unanimously approved in its October 15 regular session, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Capiz has declared November 8, 2014 the “Thanksgiving Day in the Province of Capiz.”
The resolution was auth...

RMPH buys ‘proper, necessary, says chief

Published in October 13 - 19
Monday, 13 October 2014 00:00
By Ralph John Mijares   ROXAS CITY—Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital (RMPH) chief Florencio Luching recently denied making questionable transactions for the hospital’s equipment in this city.
In an Oct. 14 press conference, Dr. Luching said that the transactions made for the purchase of a pharmaceutical refrigerator, oxygen regulator...