NPA accuses 79 IB of ‘making false stories’

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April 27, 2018
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Rebels deny molestation allegations   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The New People’s Army (NPA) Roselyn Pelle Command yesterday accused the Philippine Army 79th Infantry Battalion (79 IB) of “making false stories” regarding last week’s gun battle in Barangay Guadalupe, San Carlos City. In a message by spokesperson Ka Cecil Estrella, she said the …

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Water Advisory

Posted by watchmen
April 27, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

Water interruption in the service area   The Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) regrets to inform the consuming public a temporary water supply interruption will be experienced in some portions of the service area.   Schedule: Ongoing Activity: Emergency repair of Well #25 (Bata) Affected Areas: Barangays Bata and Mandalagan, Mountainview Subdivision, Eroreco, Villa Valderama, …

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HIV/AIDS budgets for Iloilo City barangays proposed

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April 27, 2018
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Iloilo City Councilor Liezel Joy Zulueta-Salazar recently proposed the creation of barangay budgets geared towards the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), along with other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). “Right now, the Iloilo City government has an intensive drive against HIV, that is why we proposed barangays be required to allocate a …

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Presidential aid calls for sincerity in peace talks

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April 27, 2018
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Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go earlier this week called on members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) to be sincere amid discussions of a return to peace talks between the national government and the rebel group. According to a release by the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), …

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Two dead, one wounded after botched robbery in La Castellana

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April 27, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Two suspected robbers were killed, while another was wounded, Wednesday afternoon, following a botched robbery attempt in Barangay Cabacungan, La Castellana, Negros Occidental. Police identified the fatalities as 27-year-old Edgar Recaña, a native of General Santos City; and 30-year-old Je-Ar Santa Ana, a resident of Purok 2 in Barangay …

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Drunk man mauled by bystanders in Murcia

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April 27, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A drunk man was allegedly mauled by unidentified bystanders last Wednesday in Barangay Minoyan, Murcia, Negros Occidental. Police identified the victim as 47-year-old Agosto Villar, a resident of the said area. According to the victim’s mother, who reported the incident to police, Villar was heavily intoxicated when he was …

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Nearly P40M in loans distributed to Aklan cooperatives

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April 27, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

  The Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) recently released P39 million in loan funding to five cooperatives in Aklan, as part of the Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) program. The Libacao Development Cooperative, Lezo Multi-Purpose Cooperative, and SANDONA Development Cooperative each received a P10 million loan; Ibon Multi-Purpose Cooperative received a P5 million …

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SSS revises payment deadlines for contribution payments

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April 27, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

In response to the widespread request from employers and individual members, the Social Security System (SSS) said it revised the payment deadlines for the payment of contributions for the applicable months starting January to June 2018. Under Resolution No. 361-s.2018, the Social Security Commission revised the payment deadlines. For employers, the existing deadline of 10th, …

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Nominations for ‘Many Faces of the Teacher’ closes on May 31

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April 27, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

The nomination deadline for the “Many Faces of the Teacher” program, which recognizes “role models in the teaching profession” is on May 31. The Bato Balani Foundation, Inc. (BBFI), together with Diwa Learning Systems, is looking for teachers of all ages, actively teaching at private or public primary, elementary or secondary schools, colleges, and universities, …

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