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Bacolod City, PhilippinesTuesday, July 24, 2012
Gov’t pledges 1 million
jobs for Pinoys per year

MANILA – President Benigno Aquino III said yesterday that the decline in the unemployment rate was brought about by the generation of three million jobs during the past two years.

Aquino, in his 3rd State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives yesterday said the government will even create one million more jobs every year thereafter.

Aquino cited the 638,000 jobs created by the booming business process outsourcing sector which brought in $11 billion to the economy in 2011.

Sabor Bisaya kicks off Friday

Food expo Sabor Bisaya will kick off with culinary contests, a trade exhibit, and seminars, at the Convention Hall of the Bacolod Pavilion Hotel, in Bacolod City, Friday, a press release from organizers said.                                         

Competitions, open to students and professionals, are on Chef Wars,  Visayan Cuisine Challenge,  Seafood Challenge ,  Organic Cuisine Challenge, Creative Fried Rice Challenge,  On-the-Spot Cake Decorating Challenge,  Bartending Challenge,  On-the Spot Table Setting Challenge,  and Na'Nam, which will exclusively accommodate student contenders.

It will also feature a trade exhibit participated in by various industry partners to showcase their latest products, equipment and technology, the press release said.

Sun Text Unlimited 300 launched

Sun Cellular has launched its Sun Text Unlimited 300 which is packed with 30 days of unlimited Sun texts, 500 texts to other networks and 5 hours of Sun, Smart and Talk ‘N Text calls, a press release from the company said.

With Sun Text Unlimited 300, users get extra hours of calls to keep in touch with friends even from other networks.

For only P300, they can avail of 3 hours of Sun calls plus 2 more hours of calls to Sun, Smart or Talk N’ Text, the press release said.

Sun Power Text Unlimited 300 is available via load conversion by texting TU300 to 247 and via Sun Xpressload. Promo is valid until August 31, it added.