Inter-School Alumni Bowlfest 2017 NOHS/KMH leads after opener

Posted by watchmen
July 29, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The team of Negros Occidental High School/Kami Mga Hubin (NOHS/KMH) leads after the recent opening of the Inter-School Alumni Bowlfest 2017 at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. NOHS/KMH sits atop the standings with 1,561 pinfalls, ahead of defending champions D’Bounty Strikers from Domingo Lacson National High …

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DepEd holding seminar on information, education, communication

Posted by watchmen
July 29, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

A three-day seminar focused on information, education, and communication (IEC) opened earlier this week by the Department of Education (DepEd) schools division. The program aims to develop a better understanding of DepEd programs. On opening day, communication strategy was discussed by television media practitioner Marty Go, Dr. Ernesto Malvas, and Marsha Montalvo of the SMX …

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City solid waste team conducts information drive in Brgy. 30

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July 29, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Bacolod City Solid Waste Action Team conducted an information education campaign in Barangay 30, yesterday. The event was the first of several planned throughout the Bacolod City’s 61 barangays. The team focused on promoting the “No Segregation, No Collection” policy, in order to implement RA 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of …

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Dance Fest semifinals at SM City Bacolod this weekend

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July 29, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Dance Fest semifinals will take place this weekend, Sunday, August 30, at 5:00 p.m. at the SM City Bacolod north atrium. Out of an initial 40 dance crews that entered the contest earlier this month, the 10 best groups will take the stage. Among the semifinalists are Breaktime, Yuri, Delta Heatwaves, Skip Dance Fam, …

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Water Advisory Water Interruption in the Service Area

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July 29, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) regrets to inform the consuming public no water supply and turbid water will be experienced in some portions of the service area, due to a scheduled Ceneco power interruption. Schedule: Saturday (July 29) and Sunday (July 30), from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Areas Affected: Barangays Bata and Banago, …

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Duterte visits Guihulngan City, offers posthumous award for slain police officers

Posted by watchmen
July 28, 2017
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga President Rodrigo Duterte was in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental yesterday to pay tribute to the six police officers killed in last week’s New People’s Army (NPA) ambush and presented them with posthumous awards. During a short press conference, the president said he is saddened by the loss and noted he …

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Benitez: Love Negros still determining candidates for 2019 Possible Love Negros, United Negros Alliance (UNegA) merge

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July 28, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga According to Love Negros leader, Negros Occidental third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez, the coalition has yet to determine candidates for various positions in the upcoming 2019 polls. He said discussions regarding 2019 should be ongoing, as the deadline to file a certificate of candidacy is in October 2018. Benitez was …

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NOPPO Director: All police stations are under NPA threat

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July 28, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) acting director, Police Senior Superintendent Rodolfo Castil, revealed all police stations in the province face the threat of attack by the New People’s Army (NPA). This comes after rumors surfaced claiming rebels were planning an attack in Candoni earlier this week. It was earlier …

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Visayan bloc to support holdover of barangay officials –Congressman

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July 28, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga According to Abang Lingkod Party-list Rep. Stephen Paduano, the entire Visayan bloc has vowed to support the holdover of incumbent barangay officials in the event the upcoming barangay elections are postponed. He noted, the proposal, introduced by Surigao del Norte second district Rep. Robert Barbers, is expected to be taken …

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PRO-6: More Marawi City evacuees expected

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July 28, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) spokesperson, Police Superintendent Gilbert Gorero, said, with the extension of Martial Law, the region should expect more Marawi City evacuees in the region. According to PRO-6, a total of 265 individuals seeking refuge in the region have settled across Panay. He added, the Muslim community in the provinces of Aklan, Antique, …

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