Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia establish ‘trilateral cooperation’ to combat terrorism

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June 24, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella announced the Philippines, alongside Malaysia and Indonesia, have formed a “trilateral cooperation” focused on combatting terrorism and radical Islamic terror, following the ongoing conflict in Marawi City where government forces continue to fight the Islamic State-backed Maute group. “Foreign military, intelligence officials from the Philippines, Indonesia, and …

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Debt collector robbed in EB Magalona

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June 24, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga An employee of a money lending firm was held-up by two unidentified gunmen at Hacienda San Roque, Purok 8, Barangay Manta-angan, EB Magalona, Negros Occidental, Thursday afternoon. Police identified the victim as 20-year-old Junrey Salubod, a resident of Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City. EB Magalona municipal police said Salubod was collecting …

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Man shot dead by gunmen near Reclamation Area

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June 24, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A 29-year-old man was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at the reclamation area, Barangay 2, Bacolod City, Thursday evening. Police identified the fatality as Christopher Vinson, a helper for a local trucking service and resident of Purok Paho, Barangay Pahanocoy, Bacolod City. Reports released by Police Station 2 (PS2) claim …

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Tacloban unites for Sangyaw Festival

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June 24, 2017
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Tacloban City celebrated the annual Sangyaw Festival of Lights, in honor of Señor Sto. Niño, earlier this month. Events kicked off with a motorcade through the city’s main streets, led by Mayor Cristina Gonzales-Romualdez. “In Waray-Waray, Sangyaw means to announce or herald,” said the mayor. “This Sangyaw Festival is Tacloban’s way of announcing, or heralding, …

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3rd Albee Cup Volleyball semifinals take place today

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June 24, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Albee Cup volleyball tournament semifinals take place today in Victorias City. Talisay City will take on Victorias City at 9:00 a.m., while EB Magalona meets Murcia at 10:30 a.m. in the men’s tournament. On the women’s side, EB Magalona will play Silay City at 1:30 p.m., while Victorias City …

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Talisay poll protest junked Saratan: The fight is not yet over

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June 23, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The poll protest filed against Talisay City Mayor Neil Lizares was dismissed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) first division, according to the camp of 2016 mayoral candidate Sheila Saratan. In a press conference yesterday, former Talisay City Mayor Eric Saratan claimed, “The fight is not yet over.” He explained …

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Valladolid Mayor orders local police to monitor suspicious boats

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June 23, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Following an incident where four fishermen from Dapitan City were held in Sipalay City for lack of proper transit documents, Valladolid Mayor Enrique Miravalles has ordered local police to monitor for suspicious boats in the municipality’s waters. Miravalles noted the town is, so far, peaceful, and shared accounts of unfamiliar …

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RWB reviews proposed wage hikes for local domestic workers

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June 23, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Regional Wage Board (RWB) convened earlier this week to review a proposed wage hike for local domestic workers in the Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental. In a text message sent by General Alliance of Workers Association (GAWA) Secretary-General Wennie Sancho, he said the projected increase for domestic workers in …

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BISCOM is the primary sugar supplier for Pepsi-Cola –CEO

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June 23, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Binalbagan-Isabela Sugar Company (BISCOM) chief executive officer Jose Marie Chan said he is planning to meet with leaders of the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines (SAP), following their threats to boycott Pepsi-Cola products. Based on a local radio report aired yesterday, Chan said he decided to return to Negros after …

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Calatrava planter, driver killed in suspected NPA ambush

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June 23, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) ambushed and killed a planter and his driver in Barangay Minapasok, Calatrava, Negros Occidental, yesterday morning. Police identified the fatalities as 67-year-old Norberto Lumayno and driver Danilo Braga, 45, both residents of the said town. Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) acting …

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