Man killed by live-in partner’s ex-boyfriend

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August 31, 2017
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By Ma. Irish Joy M. Sabio, Intern A man was stabbed to death by his live-in partner’s ex-boyfriend along Luzuriaga Street, Bacolod City early morning yesterday. Police identified the victim as 33-year-old Elmer Navares Margario, resident of Villa Maria, Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City. Police reports show the incident happened around 4 a.m. and the victim …

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Cops arrest vandals, seize marijuana sachets

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August 31, 2017
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By Ma. Irish Joy M. Sabio, Intern A young man was caught vandalizing properties at Purok Masinadyahon, Brgy. 12, Bacolod City late Tuesday evening. Police identified the suspect as 19-year-old Gerard Daza, resident of Villa Beach, Barangay Zone 3, Cadiz City. A report from Police Station 1 stated that a concerned citizen called the station …

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DFL men’s open quarterfinals scheduled tomorrow in Bago

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August 31, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. Bago City-based football fans will witness top-quality games tomorrow when the Negros First – Dynamic Football League quarterfinals kick off at the Manuel Y. Torres Sports Complex in Bago City. Eight teams from the three divisions will battle for the semi-final spots of the tournament. La Carlota City FC will …

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Grassroots program urged for women’s basketball

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August 31, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. While Gilas Pilipinas program has been successful for the Philippines men’s basketball, strengthening the women’s caging is also urged through grassroots development initiative as the country prepares for next year’s Asian Games and the 2019 Southeast Asian Games which the country is hosting. Following the dismal performance of the Philippine …

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Tay Tung rules Milo Olympics-Visayas

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August 31, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. With two weeks to go before the opening of the 2017 Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) on September 15, 2017, the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Thunderbolts is sending a strong message to their rivals by dominating the 2017 Milo Olympics Visayas Leg held in …

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Most abused mayor in the world

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August 31, 2017
Posted in OPINION

“Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability, there is abuse, corruption, subjugation and indignation.” –Atifete Jahjaga NEW YORK CITY – With the way he is …

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DepEd acts on bullying complaint

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August 31, 2017
Posted in OPINION

The office of the Department of Education in Bago City is set to investigate alleged bullying incidents by some students of the school. The DepEd office has received complaints from parents reporting that students, as young as grade schoolers, are bullying their classmates and schoolmates. The parents are dismayed that the school seemed to be …

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Mayor Jed won’t resign

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August 30, 2017
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Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog will not resign from his post despite his life being on the line for his alleged drug links. “Mahapos lang tani para sa akon, pwede na lang ko tani maka-resign kay para magtawhay nalang ang aton nga syudad (It would be easy for me to resign to keep our city peaceful),” …

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Mabilog gets support from Negros official

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August 30, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Second District Board Member and current Negros Occidental acting Governor Salvador Escalante expressed confidence that Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog can clear his name over allegations of involvement in illegal drug activities. In an interview, Escalante said he does not believe his second cousin is involved in narco-politics. “I …

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Capitol seeks ban extension on game fowls

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August 30, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The provincial board members of Negros Occidental passed a resolution recently asking the Department of Agriculture to temporarily ban the entry of game fowls from Luzon, despite the lift of the shipment ban amid the outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu virus in Central Luzon. Negros Occidental acting Governor …

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