City Legal Office to formulate legal remedies on behalf of Leonardia (Front)

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June 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga City Legal Officer (CLO), Atty. Joselito Bayatan, said his office will be preparing several legal remedies on behalf of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia after multiple motions for reconsideration (MR) were recently dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman. He explained his office has 60 days to prepare, either additional …

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Former Bacolod City Mayor indicted

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June 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Former Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella was indicted by the Office of the Ombudsman for malversation and graft for allegedly receiving funds in a personal account for the 2005 Southeast Asian (SEA) games while serving as Bacolod lone district representative. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales found Puentevella in violation of Section 3(e) of …

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Top Victorias City drug pusher captured in buy-bust

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June 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The top drug pusher in Victorias City fell to police following a buy-bust operation along Osmeña Avenue, Barangay 5, in the said city, late Monday evening. Police identified the suspect as 39-year-old Rommel Canlas, the main subject of the operation, and a resident of Bangga Daan, Barangay 1 in the …

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Convenience store robbed in Pahanocoy

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June 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A convenience store along Araneta Highway, Barangay Pahanocoy, Bacolod City was robbed early Tuesday morning. Police identified the victim as 25-year-old Janine Makilan, the Quick Grab Daily convenience store cashier on duty at the time. A Police Station 8 (PS8) investigation revealed the suspect, described to be around five feet, …

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Hinoba-an Mayor plans construction of P60M public market

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June 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Hinoba-an town Mayor Ernesto Estrao recently revealed, among the projects included in the P110 million loan the city borrowed from the Municipal Fund Office (MFO), a division of the Department of Finance (DOF), is the P60 million construction for a new public market. According to the mayor, the original town …

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Iloilo Bantay Dagat seeks prosecution of ‘hulbot-hulbot’ fishermen

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June 28, 2017
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By Jezza A. Nepomoceno The Iloilo Bantay Dagat Task Force is seeking the prosecution of fishermen apprehended earlier this year for the use of hulbot-hulbot boats. According to Senior Police Officer 1 (SPO1) Jose Ronnie Panes and PO3 Philip Canoso, criminal complaints have been filed against boat captains Herman Tanes, Celso Zapa, and Ronald Santillan. …

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12th BCBC Open Trios Bowling Tournament KMH leads Round 3

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June 28, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Kami Mga Hubin (KMH) held on to their lead following the third round of the 12th Bowlers Club of Bacolod City (BCBC) Open Trios Bowling Tournament at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. Following the most recent round, KMH is currently at 2,990 pinfalls, followed by Silverado …

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Local DTI launches mentorship program Thursday

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June 28, 2017
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The Negros Occidental Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will launch a business mentorship program for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) called the Mentor Me Program on Thursday, June 29. “The Mentor Me Program is in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship and it aims to scale up and improve the operations of …

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Negros First DFL Men’s Open Provincial Championships Pontevedra, Sagay City, Talisay City host competition beginning this weekend

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June 28, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Football clubs from across Negros Occidental are expected to participate in the Negros First DFL Men’s Open Provincial Championships, set to begin this weekend, July 1, at the Pontevedra Sports Complex, the Sta. Maria Football Field in Talisay City, and the Sagay City Sports Complex. The competition will be divided …

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11th Mayor Alonso Ubabalo Futsal Festival Real Mangkas, USLS rule competition

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June 28, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Real Mangkas and the University of St. La Salle (USLS) were triumphant in the 11th Mayor Alonso Ubabalo Futsal Festival, winning the men’s and women’s competitions, respectively. Real Mangkas defeated Pontevedra, 3-1, in the men’s open finals; while USLS beat St. Scholastica’s Academy, 1-0, in the women’s open championship. The …

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