City residents urged to follow regulations pertaining to firecrackers

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December 1, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim The Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed a resolution during their regular session yesterday, urging city residents to follow regulations on firecrackers and other polytechnics, as dictated by RA 7183, which regulates the sale, manufacture, and use of such items. The resolution, written by City Councilor Em Ang, says the measure …

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Locals urged to observe an ‘eco-friendly’ Christmas

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December 1, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim During their regular session yesterday, the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed a resolution urging city residents to practice an environmentally-friendly Christmas, claiming failure to do so would “wreak havoc” on the environment. The resolution, penned by City Councilor Em Ang, proposed locals exchange “eco-friendly Christmas gifts,” re-use or recycle wrapping …

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City adopts ‘Bring Home a Friend’ program

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December 1, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim After the Department of Tourism-Region VI (DOT-6) launched their Bring Home a Friend (BHAF) program last week in Iloilo City, as part of their Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day observances, the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed a resolution during their regular session yesterday adopting the same program. …

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Resolution passed to develop a youth intervention program

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December 1, 2017
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By Paulo Loreto Lim The Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed during its regular session yesterday, a resolution seeking to develop the Comprehensive Local Juvenile Justice Intervention Program (CLJJIP), which would create a framework for how the city responds to the needs of the youth and to assist the local Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council …

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Two killed following ambush of human rights group in Bayawan City

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December 1, 2017
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Karapatan chapter accuses Mayor of land grab attempt By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two members of a fact-finding team for the Central Visayas chapter of Karapatan, an alliance of human rights organizations, were killed, while another was wounded, after being ambushed by unidentified gunmen in Barangay Nangka, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental, Tuesday afternoon. Police identified the fatalities …

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IPM-CDC garbage man suspected of robbery

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December 1, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A garbage man employed by city waste management contractor IPM Construction and Development Corporation (IPM-CDC) was arrested Tuesday morning on suspected robbery, after he was allegedly found in possession of items stolen from a La Castellana municipal employee who was robbed earlier this week in Bacolod City’s Barangay 11. Police identified the …

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Road to the PFL Finals

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December 1, 2017
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  Insider Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. After six months of flying back and forth across the country to play tough matches on both natural and artificial turf, four clubs, FC Meralco Manila, Ceres-Negros FC, Kaya FC-Makati, and Global Cebu FC, secured berths in the 2017 Philippines Football League (PFL) semifinals, which are scheduled to begin …

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2017 D’League

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December 1, 2017
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Orange-AA Electrical demolishes SJI Dads, 77-47 By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Orange-AA Electrical easily beat SJI Dads, 77-47, earlier this week in the ongoing 2017 D’League at the STI-West Negros University gym. The eventual winners got off to a quick start, taking a 23-6 lead in the opening period. They continued to lead as …

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Mayor Tinto Bascon Christmas Volleyball League 2017

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December 1, 2017
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Himamaylan City volleyball competition begins next month By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Mayor Tinto Bascon Christmas Volleyball League 2017 is scheduled to begin next month, from December 16 to 18, in Himamaylan City, with the competition set to be divided into high school open boys and girls categories. Expected to compete in the boys’ …

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Did Fr. Boy Celis err?

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December 1, 2017
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“If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.” –Saint Augustine Was the move of Fr. Espiridion ‘Boy’ Celis, Jr., parish priest of Saint Anne’s Parish in Molo, Iloilo City in the Philippines, of calling for a press conference to …

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