Negros Occidental PENRO files cases against violators of environmental laws

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March 10, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim   The Negros Occidental Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) recently announced three cases were filed against violators of environmental laws within the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP) and Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park. According to Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer Edgardo Rostata, two of the accused were found to …

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Over 17K from Region 6 enroll with TESDA TVET program

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March 10, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim   Technical Education and Skills Development  Authority (TESDA) Director-General Guiling Mamondiong recently touted the recent Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) enrollment event, which took place across the country last week. Region VI registered the fifth highest number of registrants with 17,812. Region III came in first with 27,248. Based …

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Mass rabies vaccinations to continue through May –Roxas City Veterinarian

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March 10, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim   Amid recent reports revealing the provinces of Iloilo and Antique intensifying efforts to combat rabies, particularly with the ongoing observance of Rabies Awareness Month, which runs throughout March, Roxas City veterinarian, Dr. Dante Corros, said the city’s ongoing mass rabies vaccination program, which began on January 3, will run until …

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Voter education initiative planned for Iloilo ahead of barangay, SK polls

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March 10, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim   Iloilo Commission on Elections (Comelec) election supervisor Elizabeth Doronila revealed her agency would be conducting a voter education initiative ahead of the upcoming May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. She said the move intends to help voters determine how to select the “best candidate.” The local Comelec hopes …

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Police finalizing deployment plans for Holy Week

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March 10, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director, Police Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo, yesterday said they are finalizing deployment plans ahead of the observance of Holy Week, which takes place this year from March 25 to April 1. In a press conference, Ebreo said police will be deployed to various areas of …

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PAL Interclub Golf Tournament

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March 10, 2018
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Manila Southwoods leads by 23 points   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Following the second day of the PAL Interclub Regular Men’s Championship at the Bacolod Golf and Country Club in Murcia, defending champions Manila Southwoods took a 23-point lead over the Luisita Golf Club. Kristoffer Arevalo led the team, finishing two under par, …

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2018 AFC Cup

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March 10, 2018
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Muñoz rejoins Ceres FC ahead of Shan United match   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Ceres-Negros FC defender Junior Muñoz is set to rejoin the club ahead of their upcoming 2018 AFC Cup match against Myanmar National League champions Shan United FC at the Thuwunna Stadium in Myanmar next week, March 14, following an …

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Reminiscence on a daughter’s 55th birthday

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March 10, 2018
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My daughter Randy Raissa Lagoc-Dingus will turn 55 on March 11, 2018. I have no better idea of a birthday gift than to reminisce and share an aspect in a young woman’s life that happened 25 years ago — an incident that showed innate confidence, courage, conviction. And most importantly, compassion in the doctor-to-be. Read …

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