Binalbagan resident nabbed for drugs in Bacolod City

Posted by watchmen
May 25, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A resident of Binalbagan, Negros Occidental was arrested by members of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) City Drug Enforcement Unit (CDEU) at the corner of Lacson-Hernaez Sts., Barangay 39, Bacolod City, yesterday morning. Police identified the suspect as 37-year-old John Del Olmo, a resident of Purok Darigold, Barangay San …

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LTO-6 holds deputation seminar in Pontevedra today

Posted by watchmen
May 25, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Land Transportation Office-Region VI (LTO-6), headed by Director Roland Ramos, will conduct its deputation seminar today in Pontevedra with LTO-Bacolod chief and Provincial Law Enforcement Service head Renato Novero tasked to lead event. Topics in the seminar are expected to cover areas of moral values, vehicle registration, the issuance …

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Teenager suffocates to death in Taculing fire

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May 25, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A teenager suffocated to death after he was trapped in a burning house at Block 1, Eufemia Subdivision, Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City, yesterday morning. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) identified the fatality as 18-year-old Mark Jason Hontiveros, a resident of the said barangay. BFP arson investigator, Senior Fire Officer …

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Farmer killed over a land dispute in Bindoy

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May 25, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A farmer was killed over a land dispute with his neighbor at Sitio Cambihod, Barangay Tinaogan, Bindoy, Negros Oriental, yesterday morning. Police identified the fatality as 64-year-old Juanito Babor Tepacia, a resident of the said barangay. Bindoy town police said, based on their investigation, a heated argument ensued between Tepacia …

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Congressman Greg Gasataya Basketball League Villamonte to meet Singcang in the finals

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May 25, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. After sweeping their opponents in the semifinals, Barangays Villamonte and Singcang will meet in the Best-of-3 finals series of the 1st Congressman Greg Gasataya Basketball League, with Game 1 set to take place tomorrow at the STI-West Negros University gym. Villamonte defeated Sum-ag, while Singcang eliminated Banago. In their final …

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Congressman Greg Gasataya Inter-Barangay Team Chess Tournament Mansilingan B wins

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May 25, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Barangay Mansilingan B won the second leg of the 1st Congressman Greg Gasataya Inter-Barangay Team Chess Tournament, which recently took place at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC) lobby. The champions beat 18 other teams, finishing with a final score of 19.5 points and winning P10,000. Mansilingan A and Alijis …

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Victorias City strengthens boxing program

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May 25, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. Victorias City Mayor Frederick Palanca recently staged an inter-barangay boxing tournament in the city’s Barangay 17, which, according to City Sports Coordinator Francis Paranpan, the program does not only focused on identifying talent and developing boxers but also allows coaches and trainers to use what they have learned from various …

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Will it ever end?

Posted by watchmen
May 25, 2017
Posted in OPINION

The recent events in Manchester and Marawi are heartbreaking. It is true that we cannot fully sympathize with others when we do not experience ourselves and, during the attack on Manchester, Filipinos barely felt the fear and pain. Yes, there are many who offered support through prayers on social media posts, but it usually ends …

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Local DENR to conduct hornbill count

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May 25, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

As part of the 16th Biodiversity Monitoring System (BMS), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Negros Island Region (DENR NIR) will conduct its first synchronized BMS, or hornbill count, in the three protected areas in NIR. Volunteers and trained participants are invited to join the event in the Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park on June …

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Bago City among Top 5 best ‘implementers’ –DILG-NIR

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May 25, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Bago City government earned an accolade from the Department of Interior and Local Government-Negros Island Region (DILG-NIR) recognizing them among the Top 5 best locally-funded project ‘implementers’ in the region for the first quarter of 2017. Bago City Mayor Nicholas Yulo accepted the recognition from City Local Government Operations Officer (CLGOO) Rex Abello. According …

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