Montilla clan donates land for high school Tinongan National High School to be named for family member

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June 30, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Montilla family of Isabela, Negros Occidental yesterday donated a plot of land for Tinongan National High School. The deed of donation was signed by Isabela Town Councilor Patrick Montilla. As part of the deed, the school will be named Patrick Arroyo Montilla, Jr. National High School, father of the …

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P9.8M Mansilingan pedestrian overpass inaugurated

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June 30, 2017
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Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Bacolod Lone District Rep. Greg Gasataya led the inauguration of a P9.8 million pedestrian overpass yesterday in front of the A. L. Jayme Elementary School in Barangay Mansilingan. “The people of Mansilingan should be very happy,” said the mayor. “You have the distinction of being the first barangay in …

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Ragnarok Online returns after 5-year hiatus

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June 30, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Popular roleplaying game Ragnarok Online recently returned to the Philippines after taking a five-year hiatus. The game returned following a “renaissance” in Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, and the game’s country of origin South Korea. During a recent press conference and gamer meet-up at the 21 Restaurant, Electronics Extreme said the “pRO,” …

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Four Negrense students to study in Japan

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June 30, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

Four Negrense students will be studying at the Ken Language School in Matsudo City, Japan following studies with the Japanese Language and Culture Training at the OISCA Bago Training Center and the Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology. Krismaine Tallafer of San Enrique, Rhea Cataloña of Escalante City, Jermean Jereza of Bago City, …

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BUS Group to host memorial cup for late co-founder

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June 30, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Basketball Unified Sports (BUS) Group will be hosting a memorial cup in honor of late co-founder Rogelio ‘Bing’ Soyao, tentatively scheduled for July 28 at the JGC Gym in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. Soyao founded the BUS Group in 2014, alongside Jonathan Dicen and Tatang Serran. Interested teams must …

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Exploring the scope of the City Legal Office

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June 30, 2017
Posted in OPINION

In an issue of Watchmen Daily Journal published earlier this week, it was reported Bacolod City Legal Officer (CLO), Atty. Joselito Bayatan, announced his office would be preparing several legal remedies on behalf of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia after multiple motions for reconsideration (MR) were dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman. In a …

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BCPO: Illegal drugs still entering the city

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June 29, 2017
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga According to Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) spokesperson, Police Superintendent Noel Polines, despite an ongoing campaign against illegal drugs, the illicit trade continues in Bacolod City. He pointed to the recent seizure of P2 million worth of shabu in Barangay Villamonte, along with a haul of P850,000 worth of illegal …

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Talks between SAP, Coca-Cola ongoing

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June 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Sugar Alliance of the Philippines (SAP) Spokesperson Atty. Emilio Yulo III confirmed talks are ongoing between the group and beverage giant Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, Inc. In a message from Yulo, he said SAP welcomes the commitment of support from Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, which he described as a “strategic partner” of …

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Guv tasks engineer to head motorpool

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June 29, 2017
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Governor Alfredo Marañon ordered Engineer Leo Galvez, Engineer IV to report to the Provincial Engineer’s Office, Motor Pool Division and perform his duties and responsibilities incumbent upon his position. The order of Marañon addresses the complaint of Galvez that he was allegedly put on a floating status after he was assigned in the motor pool …

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