Iloilo CHO reports drop in underweight children last year

Posted by watchmen
January 31, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

According to recent data from the Iloilo City Health Office (CHO), the city reported a decrease in instances of malnourished youth, with 273 cases regarding underweight children reported in December 2017, a drop from the 1,107 cases reported in January 2017. “Almost 75 percent of the children improved from being malnourished,” said health officer, Dr. …

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Oozing with Malice

Posted by watchmen
January 31, 2018
Posted in OPINION

Here’s the thing. The 1987 Constitution states that any media company in the Philippinesmust be 100 percent owned and controlled by Filipinos. In the even that a foreigner is given even just a decimal of control or ownership, then that Media Company violates the control restriction provision in the constitution. This is what Rodrigo Duterte, …

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Presidential Spokesperson: Iloilo is Duterte’s bailiwick

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

While attending the highlights of the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City over the weekend, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the province of Iloilo, which was previously called “shabu-lized” and a “bedrock for illegal drugs” by President Rodrigo Duterte, is now considered a stronghold for the president’s party. “The president now considers Iloilo and the rest …

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National Historical Commission letter on Charter Day needs to be verified –Mayor

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January 30, 2018
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Leonardia: Regardless of result, signing date will be observed By Neska Centina After Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. recently reiterated plans to push back on plans by Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia to change Bacolod City’s charter day from October 19to June 18, the mayor said he needs to verify the letter sent by the National …

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Notorious robber captured in Bacolod City

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January 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A notorious robber believed to be responsible for several vehicle break-ins around the downtown Bacolod City area was arrested at the Bacolod Central Market, Sunday afternoon. Police identified the suspect as 42-year-old Roger Alquerro, a resident of the said city. Police Station 1 (PS1) commander, Police Senior Inspector Leo Estopa, said Alquerro …

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Ombudsman dismisses charges against former NOPPO Director

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January 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Office of the Ombudsman recently dismissed all charges against retired Police General Charles Calima, Jr., who previously served as Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, along with Bureau of Immigration (BI) intelligence officer, in connection with an alleged attempt to release 1,316 Chinese detainees in exchange for a …

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Diocese calls for donations amid Mt. Mayon unrest

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January 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Diocese of Bacolod yesterday called for donations amid the ongoing unrest of Mt. Mayon in Albay province. Diocese Social Action Center (SAC) head, Rev. Fr. Chris Gonzales, said their office is accepting any items for donations, but would prefer cash donations. Gonzales said displaced victims of the eruption are …

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Two drug personalities wounded following shootout with police in Vista Alegre

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January 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two suspected drug personalities were left wounded following a shootout with police during a Sunday evening buy-bust operation in Barangay Vista Alegre, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspects as 40-year-old Henjie Mosquida, a resident of Purok Abada Escay in the said barangay; 28-year-old Francis Bravo, a resident of Fortune Town in Barangay …

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PRO-6: Wrongdoing among police officers is not tolerated

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January 30, 2018
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Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) spokesperson, Police Superintendent Gilbert Gorero, recently announced their department would continue to monitor its police officers to ensure no wrongdoing is committed among their ranks. Based on recent data, the effort resulted in the dismissal of 18 officers last year. “PRO-6 does not tolerate any wrongdoing of its personnel,” he affirmed. …

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