Moises Padilla resident gunned down by suspected NPA rebels

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April 30, 2018
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Mayor urges rebels to stop the killings                           By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A man was killed on the spot, while another was seriously wounded, after they were gunned down late Saturday afternoon by riding-in-tandem suspects, believed to be members of the New People’s Army (NPA), at Bario Da-an in Barangay Guinpana-an, Moises Padilla, …

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Vulcanizing shop hit by cane truck in EB Magalona

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April 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The owner of a vulcanizing shop, located along the highway at Hacienda Lolobcon in EB Magalona’s Barangay San Jose, suffered injuries, together with two other minors, when a ten-wheeler sugarcane truck lost control and fell on the said shop over the weekend. A report from the Negros Occidental Police …

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200 BCPO officers to be deployed for Inasal Festival

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April 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Approximately 200 Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) police officers will be deployed for the Bacolod Chicken Inasal Festival, set to take place on May 5. In a radio interview over the weekend, Festival chair, Bacolod City Councilor Cindy Rojas, said aside from security, the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) …

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Congress working on simplifying adoptions

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April 30, 2018
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A technical working group, headed by Batangas sixth district Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto, is currently looking to consolidate various bills seeking to make the adoption process more efficient. The new policy is looking to address the issue of “unadoptable” children, or those found to be unfit for adoption due to current policies. One of the primary …

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National Youth Commission lays out regulations for upcoming polls

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April 30, 2018
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The National Youth Commission recently reminded the public of certain regulations during the ongoing election period for the upcoming May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. In terms of security, along with the ongoing gun ban, candidates are also prohibited from utilizing bodyguards. The policy also bars coercing, threatening, intimidating, or terrorizing election officials …

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Newly-identified drug personality arrested in Handumanan

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April 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A newly-identified drug personality was arrested over the weekend during a buy-bust operation at Purok Kawayanan in Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspect as Ronald Montero, a resident of the said barangay. Police Station 10 (PS10) commander, Police Chief Inspector Charles Gever, said they received a report …

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Over 200 participate in #SaveBoracay clean-up drive

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April 30, 2018
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Volunteers from the Department of Tourism (DOT), alongside participants from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environmental Management Bureau, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), among other groups, recently took part in a clean-up drive on Boracay, following the island’s official closure, which began last Thursday, April 26. The event was …

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DENR seeks to integrate Boracay with the rest of Aklan

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April 30, 2018
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  With the Boracay rehabilitation underway as of last week, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) revealed they also plan to review the Boracay Master Plan and integrate it with their Northern Aklan Master Plan. The project would seek to boost tourism in both the areas near Boracay, along with the entirety of …

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