Cybercrime, PWD parking resolutions pass during this week’s SP session

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July 28, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim The Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) recently passed resolutions pertaining to enforcing existing laws on cybercrime and to provide parking for persons with disabilities (PWDs) at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC). Both resolutions were authored by City Councilor Em Ang. According to the text of the resolution, Bacolod City is …

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Talisay City considering reclamation project to boost development

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July 28, 2017
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Talisay City Mayor Neil Lizares III said he is considering a public private partnership (PPP) for a 2,000 hectare reclamation project in the coastal area of the city. “The land reclamation project is seen to further boost development in the third district of Negros Occidental,” he said. Earlier this month, Lizares, alongside Negros Occidental third …

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San Carlos City drug personality gunned down by unidentified assailants

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July 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A suspected drug personality was gunned down by still unidentified suspects at Ylagan Extension, Barangay 6, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, late Wednesday evening. Police identified the fatality as 21-year-old Marlon Hino, a resident of the said city. San Carlos City police lead investigator, Senior Police Officer 1 (SPO1) Wilfredo …

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Villamonte robbery suspect arrested at Silay City checkpoint

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July 28, 2017
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By Ma. Irish Joy M. Sabio, Intern Following a robbery that occurred in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City yesterday afternoon, a suspect in the incident was later apprehended by police at a checkpoint in Silay City. According to Police Station 4 (PS4) commander, Police Senior Inspector Elmer Bonilla, the victim, Danilo Vicente, was robbed by riding-in-tandem …

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AdMU, Perlas-BanKo to play exhibition volleyball game next month at STI-WNU

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July 28, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The ladies’ volleyball teams of Ateneo de Manila University and Perlas-BanKo are scheduled to play an exhibition match at STI-West Negros University on August 21. Former local talents are expected to participate, including former St. John Institute (SJI) athletes Kassandra and Candice Gequillana for AdMU and former University of St. …

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Mayor in Taguig City for ASEAN Mayors Forum

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July 28, 2017
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Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia is currently in Taguig City to attend the 3rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Mayors Forum, which is scheduled to end today, July 28. “We must position Bacolod to prepare for ASEAN integration,” said the mayor. “Our people must be made conscious and ready for new realities.” The forum …

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Local CENROs undergo coral assessment training

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July 28, 2017
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The Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (CENRO) of Cadiz City and Sagay City underwent training on coral assessment and recently conducted a coral assessment in the Sagay Marine Reserve. The five-day training included lectures from marine biologists, academic professors, and experts and technical staff from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Negros Island Region …

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Local OFW group holds general assembly

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July 28, 2017
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The Bacolod City Overseas Filipino Workers Association (BACOFWA) held its first general assembly at the old City Hall recently. The association seeks to address issues and concerns pertaining to OFWs. The group also elected officers during the meeting Deborah Ponte was elected president; Rene Montelibano – vice president; Jiorlyn Montecastro – secretary; Evelyn Donesa – …

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Pristin

Posted by watchmen
July 28, 2017
Posted in OPINION

With the GMA Network adaptation of the Korean smash television series “My Love from the Star” nearing its finale, to be followed up by “My Korean Jagiya,” a GMA original series starring Heart Evangelista and Alexander Lee, formerly of the K-Pop band U-Kiss (then known only as “Alexander”), it is pretty obvious how much of …

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FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Andray Blatche left off Gilas roster

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July 27, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Filipino-American player Andray Blatche will not be joining the Philippine men’s national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, as they compete in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon from August 8 to 20. Blatche was a member of the Gilas squad that took home gold at the 12th Southeast Asia …

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