DOT releases guidelines for Boracay shutdown

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April 28, 2018
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After resort destination Boracay was officially shuttered by President Rodrigo Duterte earlier this week, with a planned six month rehabilitation project set to commence, the Department of Tourism (DOT) released a list of guidelines for the public to abide by while the island is closed. The guidelines, released in accordance with the Department of Environment …

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Passport appointments from July 2018 onwards are not yet open –DFA

Posted by watchmen
April 28, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) released a public advisory yesterday indicating appointments for passport applications from July 2018 onwards are not yet open due to the implementation of enhancements to the online system. According to the release, the agency plans to add an ePayment system, allowing applicants to make necessary payments with their payment …

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Silay City, La Castellana police officers recognized

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April 28, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Police officers involved in the recent botched robbery attempt in La Castellana and the double murder in Silay City will receive awards from the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO). NOPPO spokesperson, Police Inspector Charmae De Paz, said prior to the robbery incident last Wednesday, La Castellana municipal police …

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Cops in Boracay banned from sleeping in establishments

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April 28, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

All policemen deployed in Boracay island are not allowed to sleep in any of the establishments during the island’s six-month closure and rehabilitation. This was the order of Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde to his men during his visit there on Thursday. “They should not sleep or enter the establishments. Even …

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Previously surrendered drug personality arrested in Bago City bust

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April 28, 2018
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A drug personality that previously surrendered to police was arrested Thursday afternoon after Bago City police conducted a buy-bust in the city’s Barangay Poblacion. The suspect was identified as 41-year-old Willy Mel Paclipan, a resident of Purok Sun Flower in the said barangay. Bago City police chief, Police …

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Iloilo City shelter home celebrates achievement day

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April 28, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Shelter home Balay Dalayunan: A Home for the Boys, located in the Lapuz district of Iloilo City, recently celebrated achievement day for 37 children in conflict with the law seeking shelter at the facility. “This is the first time that Balay Dalayunan has held an achievement day,” said shelter head Elizabeth Sevilla. “While they are …

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DRRM training held for media personnel

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April 28, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Office of the Civil Defense-Region VI recently conducted a disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) training for media personnel in Iloilo City. According to Aletha Nogra of the regional office, the training intended to inform and educate reporters, writers, and editors on DRRM in a “Philippine context,” adding it also allows for the agency …

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DOLE to host walk in Antique combatting child labor

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April 28, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is encouraging the public to take part in their upcoming ‘Walk for a Cause’ in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique next week, May 1, combatting child labor practices. Participants will assemble at the EBJ Freedom Park, located in front of the Provincial Capitol grounds, at 5:30 a.m. The …

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Skills training held for San Carlos City inmates

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April 28, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Cooperatives and Livelihood Development Office (CLDO) recently conducted a skills training program on abaca fiber knotting for 22 San Carlos City Bureau of Jail Management and Penology inmates. Participants were experienced in making souvenir items and had attended a related training on abaca. CLDO Cooperatives Development Specialist I Grace Nequinto said participants would be …

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