SP requesting flower vendor relocation be implemented

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June 29, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed a resolution during their regular session this week requesting Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, through the City Legal Office, to implement the relocation of flower vendors from the Bacolod Public Plaza to a designated area behind the BAYS Center. Flower vendors were …

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Iloilo City street kids receive educational assistance

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June 29, 2018
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The Iloilo City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) recently distributed educational assistance to 87 street kids, who each received P1,700. The amount is intended to cover the first quarter of the year. “The city government is just here to support you,” said Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III. “You must realize how valuable education …

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Espinosa reiterates call for barangay officials to avoid illegal drugs

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June 29, 2018
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Following the recent killing of Barangay Captain Remia Prevendido-Gregori of Iloilo City’s Mandurriao district, Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III recently reiterated his call for barangay officials to avoid illegal drugs. The barangay official was the sister of slain drug lord Richard ‘Buang’ Prevendido. She had previously surrendered to police under “Oplan Tokhang” and also …

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‘¡Coreano, hermano, ya eres Mexicano!’

Posted by watchmen
June 29, 2018
Posted in OPINION

As many have been saying since the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, this has been an “interesting” tournament. One of the most striking moments so far would have to be South Korea’s win over Germany earlier this week. Beyond it being a major upset, it also booted the defending champions out of the …

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1 Earth

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June 29, 2018
Posted in OPINION

1 Earth is a nationwide advocacy of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), a US government program intended to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. The program focuses on the environment, with particular attention paid to marine conservation. Last week, a group of around 30 youth scientists, beach enthusiasts, marine biologists, conservationists, …

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Why can’t they condemn Gregori’s murder?

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June 29, 2018
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“It is from the Bible that man has learned cruelty, rapine, and murder; for the belief of a cruel God makes a cruel man.” –Thomas Paine   As we have long been in the “age of reason,” it is sad authorities have not condemned (or been adamant to condemn) the cold-blooded murder of Barangay Bakhaw …

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Porteria brace leads Ceres FC over Stallion Laguna

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June 29, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Two goals from midfielder OJ Porteria lifted Ceres-Negros FC past Stallion Laguna FC, 2-0, earlier this week at the Panaad Park and Stadium. In the 33rd minute, Ceres midfielder Mike Ott was fouled in the box by Stallion midfielder Darwin Regala and earned a penalty, which Porteria successfully converted. …

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BCBC Open Trios Duckpin Bowling League 2018

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June 29, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

ESD Solid Strikers leads the men’s division   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   ESD Solid Strikers took the lead in the men’s division of the ongoing Bowlers Club of Bacolod City (BCBC) Open Trios Duckpin Bowling League elimination round at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. The team leads with 1,003 …

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BCBC Open Trios Duckpin Bowling League 2018

Posted by watchmen
June 29, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

ESD Solid Strikers leads the men’s division   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   ESD Solid Strikers took the lead in the men’s division of the ongoing Bowlers Club of Bacolod City (BCBC) Open Trios Duckpin Bowling League elimination round at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. The team leads with 1,003 …

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