BCPO zeroing in on alleged robbery group’s hideout

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August 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) acting director Police Senior Supt. Jack Wanky said they have received information of an alleged hideout being used by a certain robbery group operating locally. In a radio interview over the weekend, Wanky said they are now zeroing in on the alleged hideout and the …

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Waste segregation policies to be implemented next week

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August 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The solid waste action team of Bacolod City will meet with the 61 barangays this week to talk about the schedule of garbage collection in relation to the implementation of “no segregation, no collection” policy starting September 1st. The segregation policy to be implemented by the city is in compliance …

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Aid sought for cop dismissed by Ombudsman

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August 29, 2017
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The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) has launched a donation drive for Chief Inspector Charlie Sustento, the police chief of Ajuy town and chief of the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU), who was recently ordered dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman. Sustento was found guilty of grave misconduct and conduct unbecoming when he was …

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DPWH vows to preserve Iloilo City mangroves

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August 29, 2017
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Despite ongoing extension of the river park project in Iloilo City, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has vowed to preserve the mangroves. “We make infrastructures that are environmentally acceptable,” said DPWH Secretary Mark Villar during the August 26 opening of Esplanade 3, the P40-million extension of the river park. Several mangroves found …

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Guihulngan woman gunned down by riding in tandem

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August 29, 2017
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By Ma. Irish Joy M. Sabio, Intern A woman was killed by two unidentified suspects in Barangay Mckinley, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental early Saturday morning. Police identified the fatality as 47-year-old Estreleta Templado Estandarte, a resident of Brgy. Mckinley, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. Guihulngan police reported Estandarte was walking along National Road of Brgy. Mckinley …

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Iloilo-based power producer eyes expansion

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August 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Palm Concepcion Power Corporation (PCPC), which operates in Concepcion town, Iloilo province, will expand its current power generation capacity depending on “the readiness of the market,” its president, Roel Castro, said. Castro, who was in Bacolod City Friday for the PCPC Customer Appreciation Night, expressed plans to put up another …

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Matinee idols in Bacolod for promo

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August 29, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The main cast of ABS-CBN’s hit romantic drama series “A love to last,” Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia, were greeted warmly by their fans here in Bacolod City during their mall show at the Robinsons Place Bacolod, Saturday afternoon. In a press conference, Barreto said, aside from their mall show, …

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In Egypt Alcantara wins PH’s gold in World Cadet tourney

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August 29, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. Negrense Angeline Alcantara, a mainstay of Hanah Taekwondo Gym, captured the gold medal in the 44kg category of the 2017 World Cadet Taekwondo Championships in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. Alcantara brought home the top plum after prevailing over Oksana Smirnova of Russia, 18-3, in the finals. She narrowly missed …

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‘Tupas, Marcial’s SEAG wins a motivation to aspiring boxers’

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August 29, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. Philippine boxing national head coach Nolito Velasco hailed the successful gold medal campaign of Fil-British John Marvin Tupas and Eumir Marcial in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as a big motivation for the country’s foray in international stage. Tupas stopped Malaysia’s Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi in …

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Schrock retires from national duty

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August 29, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan Jr. The Philippine Men’s Football Team is scheduled to arrive in Bacolod City at 1:30 p.m. today to prepare for the Sept. 5 AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifiers’ match against Yemen at the Panaad Park and Stadium. The Thomas Dooley squad is currently on top of Group F with six …

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