Comelec identifies more than 90 common poster areas in Bacolod

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April 19, 2018
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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has identified at least 92 common poster areas in Bacolod City’s 61 barangays for the May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. City Election Registrar Mavil Majarucon-Sia said that under the election rules, one common poster area is designated for every 5,000 registered voters in a particular barangay. The identified …

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Water Advisory

Posted by watchmen
April 19, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Water interruption in the service area   The Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) regrets to inform the consuming public low water pressure and no water supply will be experienced in some portions of the service area.   Schedule: Ongoing Reason: Breakdown of wells Affected Areas: Barangays Vista Alegre, Mansilingan, Taculing, Bata, Banago, Mandalagan, and Handumanan; …

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188 complete rehabilitation in Iloilo City

Posted by watchmen
April 19, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

A ceremony was recently conducted at the Iloilo City Diamond Jubilee Hall for 188 individuals who completed drug rehabilitation at Iloilo City community change centers. According to Iloilo City Health Officer, Dr. Bernard Caspe, those who completed rehabilitation, all individuals that earlier surrendered to law enforcement, underwent a 90-day rehabilitation program. In addition, the Iloilo …

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25th Panaad sa Negros Festival

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April 19, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Silay City wins drum and lyre competition   Silay City, represented by the Silay South Elementary School Drum and Lyre Corps, won the recent Panaad sa Negros Festival Drum and Lyre Competition, taking home P50,000. The Bocana Elementary School Drum and Lyre Corps of Ilog took second place, winning P40,000. In other awards, Valladolid won …

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Ceneco turns over medicine, supplies to health center

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April 19, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Ceneco) recently turned over medicine and medical supplies to the Andres Bonifacio Elementary School (ABES) Health Center in Bacolod City. Among the supplies provided include thermometers, food supplements, vitamins, and cough syrup. The donated items are expected to benefit residents of Barangays 1 through 7. The activity is part …

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25th Panaad sa Negros Festival

Posted by watchmen
April 19, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Silay City, Bacolod City dancers win the Latin dancesport competition   Dancers from Silay City and Bacolod City took top honors in the recent 2018 Latin Dancesport Competition, an event of the ongoing Panaad sa Negros Festival. Carl Vincent Besonia and Rosalinda Pacumba of Silay City won the amateur division; Anthony Arbolante and Racheal Amparo, …

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2018 Palarong Pambansa

Posted by watchmen
April 19, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

Western Visayas wins in basketball   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Western Visayas registered wins in both the boys’ and girls’ basketball competitions of the ongoing 2018 Palarong Pambansa in Ilocos Sur. The Region VI elementary boys’ team defeated the Ilocos Region, 77-56; while, in the secondary division, the girls beat the Central …

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Polo invitational opens this weekend

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April 19, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The 2nd Negros Maserati Polo Invitational is set to open on Saturday, April 21, at the La Provincia Polo Club in Bacolod City. Among those expected to participate include Ricardo Garcia, Jet Lacson, Johnrey Garlet, Andre Corro, Manolet Escalante, James Dinsay, and Buboy Yusay. Meanwhile, Maserati Philippines will have …

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2018 Palarong Pambansa

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April 19, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

WV secondary girls’ sepak takraw team remains undefeated   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Western Visayas secondary girls’ sepak takraw team remains undefeated in the ongoing Palarong Pambansa in Ilocos Sur. The team, anchored by Sagay City, defeated the Bicol Region, 25-23 and 21-19; Central Luzon, 21-7 and 21-15; and the Zamboanga Peninsula, …

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