Power Watch Negros to launch campaign against Ceneco rate hikes

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October 24, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Power Watch Negros (PWN) Secretary-General Wennie Sancho said his group will launch a signature campaign against the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Ceneco) over its plans to increase rates after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) allowed Ceneco and the Korean Electric Power Corporation-Salcon Power Corporation (Kepco-SPC) to collect P232 million …

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ICPO: Crime rate drops by 66% in Iloilo City

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October 24, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) reported a continuing drop in the Iloilo City crime rate, noting a 66 percent drop between October 16 and 22, 2017 as compared to the same period last year. According to ICPO acting director, Police Senior Superintendent Henry Biñas, there were 45 criminal incidents recorded …

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Completion of Jaro Plaza improvements expected by next week –City Engineer

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October 24, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim After Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III ordered improvements for the city’s Jaro Plaza earlier this month, City Engineer Roberto Divinagracia said the project should be completed by next week, on November 1. Espinosa earlier ordered the installation of more lighting units, saying, “Good lighting prevents accidents.” According to Divinagracia, some 20 …

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‘Hot and Spicy’ Filipino boxer knocks out opponent in Singapore

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October 24, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim Michael ‘Hot & Spicy’ Dasmarinas knocked out Phupha Por Nobnom of Thailand in the second round of their undercard fight during the Roar of Singapore III event at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre last weekend. The face-off was an International Boxing Organization (IBO) bantamweight division fight. “I am …

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Triple ‘D’-Davao, Blue Eagles Ladies-Zamboanga win

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October 24, 2017
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National MassKara Open Trio and Singles Duckpin Bowling Championship 2017 By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Triple “D”-Davao and Blue Eagles Ladies-Zamboanga recently won the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively, of the National MassKara Open Trio and Singles Duckpin Bowling Championship 2017 at the Goldenfields Commercial Complex in Bacolod City. Triple “D”-Davao beat BCY La Filipina-Bacolod …

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2017 UniGames: STI-WNU leads men’s chess event

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October 24, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU) currently leads the men’s chess event of the ongoing 2017 University Games (UniGames) at the Negros Oriental Convention Center in Dumaguete City. The STI-WNU team, comprised of Joshua Panes, Zillard Eslabra, Ace Robert Cabras, and Ryan Dale Ong beat both Holy Angel University and Saint Louis …

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2017 UniGames: USLS beats Foundation University in football competition opener

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October 24, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The University of St. La Salle (USLS) beat Foundation University, 5-1, yesterday at the Gov. Mariano Perdices Memorial Stadium in Dumaguete City to open the football competition of the 2017 University Games (UniGames). KJ Gedor opened scoring for the Bacolod City school in the second minute, however, their opponents equalized …

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We should sell out all our properties within four years –Suntrust President

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October 24, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga According to Atty. Harrison Paltongan, president of Suntrust Properties, Inc., part of the Megaworld Group of Companies, his company will sell out all of their property in Negros in less than four years. He believes Bacolod City residents, instead of buying houses in Metro Manila, should re-invest their resources in …

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City Councilor: Duterte’s visit was a reminder of his ‘no nonsense’ campaign

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October 24, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim Bacolod City Councilor Ricardo Tan discussed President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Bacolod City this past weekend for the MassKara Festival, saying it was a reminder of the president’s “no nonsense” campaign. “His presence in the city has reminded us of his no nonsense campaign to get rid of corruption and illegal …

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Presidential assistant urges Ilonggos to invite Duterte to Dinagyang

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October 24, 2017
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Following his recent appearance at the MassKara Festival in Bacolod City, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Lloyd Dino urged Iloilo City residents to request President Rodrigo Duterte attend the Dinagyang Festival, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in January 2018. “Write my office a letter, I’ll bring him,” he said during a press …

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