DPWH appeals for public to properly dispose garbage

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September 29, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Following heavy flooding that occurred throughout Bacolod City after several storms passed through the city in recent months, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is urging the public to properly dispose of their garbage. Bacolod City District Engineering Office head, Engr. Abraham Villareal, said garbage and debris …

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Negros Trade Fair

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September 29, 2018
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Over P6M in sales after two days   The ongoing Negros Trade Fair taking place at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City has earned P6.4 million after two days of exhibitions. This year’s event features around 70 exhibitors promoting Negrense culture, arts and crafts, and heritage. Earlier this week, the event hosted MassKara Night, …

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MassKara Festival 2018

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September 29, 2018
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BCPO to step up anti-drug operations   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) yesterday said they plan to step up anti-drug operations as part of preparations for this year’s MassKara Festival, which is set to open in two weeks. BCPO spokesperson, Police Chief Inspector Sherlock Gabana, said anti-drug operations …

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Teen found dead off Valladolid coast

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September 29, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The remains of a teenager, speculated to be around 16 to 17 years old, were recovered yesterday morning by patrolling Bantay Dagat personnel off the coast of Valladolid, Negros Occidental. Police have yet to identify the body, but stated the victim was wearing a green t-shirt and blue underwear. …

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Love Negros, UNegA clashes expected despite ‘unity ticket’

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September 29, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   While Love Negros and the United Negros Alliance (UNegA) may be running on a unity ticket in 2019, with incumbent Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, a Love Negros member, seeking the governorship with 2016 vice gubernatorial candidate and former Negros Occidental fifth district Rep. Jeffrey Ferrer of …

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Marina office building inaugurated in Bacolod City

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September 29, 2018
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Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. and Angkla partylist Rep. Jesulito Manalo led yesterday’s inauguration of a new Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) office building at the Panaad Park in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan. The building serves as an extension office building for Marina-Region VI (Marina-6), along with offering a training center and research facility. According …

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Iloilo among target areas for TESDA youth training program

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September 29, 2018
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The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and non-profit organization Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) recently created a workplace development project called YouthWorks PH, which will provide skills to youth. The program will run in seven areas across the country, including Iloilo. “TESDA must ensure, more than ever before, to strengthen its ties with …

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Rehabilitated drug personality nabbed in Manapla bust

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September 29, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A suspected drug personality who previously completed drug rehabilitation was recently arrested by police during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Punta Salong, Manapla, Negros Occidental. Police identified the suspect as 48-year-old Helen Villanueva, a resident of the said area. Based on information provided by Manapla municipal police, Villanueva previously …

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Disorderly man hit in the head by tanods in Brgy. 19

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September 29, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A man was rushed to a hospital in Bacolod City late Thursday night after he was allegedly hit in the head by responding barangay tanods, who were responding to reports he was being disorderly at the corner of Ramos-Burgos Streets in the city’s Barangay 19. Police identified the suspect …

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Local NUJP ‘appalled’ over UNO-R showing two sides to Marcos administration

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September 29, 2018
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Espina: Two-sided depiction will sow confusion, disinformation   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   After the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) recently broadcast a series of videos on the administration of former President Ferdinand Marcos, with 15 offering a positive spin and another 15 depicting the opposite, the local National Union of Journalists in the …

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