Defensors differ on death penalty

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March 20, 2017
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By Tara Yap Father and son politicos, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Rep. Arthur Defensor, Jr., split ways on their position regarding the death penalty, with the congressman voting for House Bill 4727, the restoration of capital punishment. The governor said his son has his own mind. “I respect Congressman Defensor in this matter,” …

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PRO-18 DRDO office revamped

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March 20, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Police Regional Office-18 (PRO-18) revamped its office for the deputy regional director for operations (DRDO), yesterday morning, following the reassignment of the previous DRDO, Police Senior Superintendent Mariano Natu-el, Jr. According to PRO-18 spokesperson, Police Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, Natu-el was reassigned as the new executive officer of the …

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US citizen found dead in Valencia

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March 20, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga An American citizen was found dead inside his residence at Purok Daisy, Barangay Bongbong, Valencia town, Negros Oriental, yesterday morning. Police identified the fatality as 76-year-old Andre Joseph Roy, a resident of the said barangay. Valencia town police said Roy’s lifeless remains were discovered by his Filipina wife around 4:30 …

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Two arrested in separate buy-busts in Bacolod City

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March 20, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two suspected drug personalities were arrested in two separate buy-bust operations conducted by the Station Drug Enforcement Units (SDEU) of Police Station 8 (PS8) and Police Station 1 (PS1) on Monday evening and Tuesday afternoon, respectively. Police identified the suspects as 38-year-old Israel Trazo, who was arrested at Purok Sigay, …

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Suspect in death of La Castellana teacher surrenders

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March 20, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The suspect responsible for the death of a teacher at Sitio Cabadiangan, Barangay Camandag, La Castellana town, Negros Occidental, over the weekend, surrendered to police after spending almost three days on the run. La Castellana police said 24-year-old Pedro Pacia, the suspect in the stabbing of Hernani Octavio, surrendered to …

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City distributes over P300K to Palarong NIR medalists

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March 20, 2017
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The city government of Bacolod provided the 393 Palarong NIR medalists of the Bacolod City delegation cash incentives totaling P302,500 during a ceremony at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC), yesterday. “I am happy and proud as your city mayor,” said Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, who led the ceremony alongside Bacolod City Schools Division …

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Sinigayan Festival opens today in Sagay City

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March 20, 2017
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The 21st Sinigayan Festival opens today in Sagay City with a Grand Opening Parade, featuring Sagay City Mayor Alfredo Marañon III, Vice Mayor Narciso Javelosa, Jr., and Sinigayan Foundation President, Engr. Primitivo Rivera, Jr. An opening program will take place at the city’s public plaza with Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary …

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No vending at city markets

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March 20, 2017
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The city government of Bacolod will begin implementing their “No Vending” policy at the city’s three public markets. From 6:00 a.m. until midnight, vending is strictly prohibited at Central Market, Burgos Market, and along Amelia, Hernaez, and Mabini streets at Libertad Market. The new policy was discussed, yesterday, during a meeting between Executive Assistant Ernesto …

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Local boxers triumph in weekend boxing event

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March 20, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The boxing invitational, coordinated by the Bacolod Amateur Boxing Association (BABA), saw eight Bacolod City-based boxers triumph during the event at the 888 Chinatown Square Mall. Initial reports said the event would take place at the BAYS Center. Benedick Esmolo of Barangay Singcang defeated Kenrich Monteclaro of Barangay Bata in …

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