Pets in Bacolod City must be registered –Ordinance

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
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An ordinance recently passed the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) on its first reading, which would require dog and cat owners to register their pets with the City Veterinary Office. The policy also requires all pets to be vaccinated against rabies annually, along with limiting the number of pets permitted per household. According to the …

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MIWD rate increase likely to be approved

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
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The proposed rate increase by the Metro Iloilo Water District (MIWD) will most likely be approved by the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA). “The probability is almost 100 percent,” noted LWUA Administrator Jeci Lapus while in Iloilo City recently. MIWD is proposing a new rate of P200 per every 10 cubic meters, from the current …

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Unopposed Ceneco district election candidates proclaimed

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
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The Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Ceneco) elections in Districts II, III, and VII, which took place over the weekend, recently proclaimed winners after all candidates for director ran unopposed. Both Jojit Yap and Dwight Carbon were re-elected in Districts III and VII, respectively; while Engr. Beda Tumbos was proclaimed in District II. Nine hundred …

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DILG to file case against Boracay officials next week

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
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The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is tentatively scheduled to file an administrative case against local officials over the ongoing mess at tourist destination of Boracay. DILG Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III said serious neglect of duty charges will be filed against local officials, including Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores, Malay Mayor Ciceron …

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BTTHS wins Filipino-Chinese athletics meet in Pasig City

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) were recently named overall champions at the Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation (FCAAF) Track and Field Invitational Cup at Philsports Arena in Pasig City. Antonette Jay Aguillon took home six gold medals in the 100m, 200m, long jump, triple jump, 4×100 relay, and 4×400 …

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Winners named in Sipalay ChessFest

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Sipalay ChessFest recently closed, with Jamon Cajeras winning the 15-and-Under category, earning P5,000, and Ellan Asuela taking the rapid chess open division, winning P10,000. Consolation prizes were also awarded for second to 10th place. Meanwhile, in the special awards, Louie Nerio won Best 10-Under, Jamelin Ruth Lim took …

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UPAKKK wants Duterte to establish ‘RevGov’

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2018
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Kakampi Mo Ang Batas By Atty. Batas Mauricio   “…Do not conform any longer to the patterns of this world. Be transformed by the renewing of your minds…” –Romans 12:2   Two years have quickly gone by since President Rodrigo Duterte was named the undisputed leader of the country, with his popularity rating continually on …

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Benevolence is a lost word

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2018
Posted in OPINION

Once, I got into a discussion with my Spiritual Director, I call him such simply because he acts like one and maybe he acts like one because I treat him like one. I would often ask him questions about certain matters that confuse me the most. From my mundane human interactions to my most profound …

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Holy Week

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

BCPO urges public to exercise vigilance   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director, Police Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo, urged the public to exercise vigilance as the Holy Week exodus begins. According to Ebreo, with so many people expected to return home for the almost four-day break, criminal elements will …

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Wounded Hinigaran Police Chief recognized by PRO-6

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March 26, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Hinigaran municipal police chief was recently awarded the Wounded Medal award, which recognizes bravery and devotion to duty, by the Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) after he was shot trying to pacify an armed and violent person in the town’s Barangay Palayog last week. PRO-6 director, Police Chief Superintendent …

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