Bacolod City Population Office holds teenage pregnancy symposia

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September 15, 2018
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The Bacolod City Population Office (CPO) recently conducted a symposium on teenage pregnancy at five secondary schools across the city, which saw a total of 2,413 Grade 7 to 12 students attend. According to CPO officer-in-charge Ernie Asoy, the program educated young people about adolescent health, providing information on gender matters, reproductive health, the circumstances …

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Fake news is a threat to press freedom –NUJP-Bacolod

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September 15, 2018
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Espina: We must look to ourselves as agents of change   After an earlier report of a plane crash in Negros Occidental was debunked by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, who confirmed all aircraft intended for Bacolod–Silay Airport and Mactan–Cebu International Airport were accounted for, the Bacolod City chapter of the National Union …

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TESDA conducts hilot training in EB Magalona

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September 15, 2018
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A total of 17 residents of EB Magalona are currently taking part in a hilot massage wellness training conducted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). The program is conducted through 18 weekend sessions and is being facilitated by the office of Negros Occidental third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez./WDJ

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International Day of Democracy observed today

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September 15, 2018
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Every September 15, the United Nations observes International Day of Democracy, which, according to their website, seeks to “invigorate democracy” and respond to “systemic challenges.” The observance also looks into ways democracies can be more inclusive, with an emphasis on bringing in more youth and representatives from marginalized sectors into the political realm. In addition, …

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Two minor earthquakes strike Guimaras

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September 15, 2018
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Additional quakes recorded across Negros   According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) two minor earthquakes, which occured within 25 minutes of each other, shook Guimaras last Thursday. The first tremor measured 2.4 in magnitude and struck east of Jordan around 10:40 a.m. The second one, measuring 2.1 in magnitude, had an …

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Teens arrested after stealing a motorcycle in Isabela

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September 15, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Two teenagers were arrested by Isabela municipal police late Thursday night after they allegedly stole a parked motorcycle along Regalado Street in Barangay 6, Isabela, Negros Occidental. Police identified the victim as 26-year-old Jimuel Flores, Jr., a resident of the said area. Isabela police said 18-year-old Leomar Visca and …

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Fiduciary duties of a director / family member

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September 15, 2018
Posted in OPINION

  The title of this article perfectly defines what a fiduciary duty means from a Board of Directors (BOD) level perspective. The word was drawn from the Latin term fiduciarius or fiducia meaning confidence and trust. In the pecking order of things, the fiduciary duties of director ranks highest in any governance initiated event regardless …

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Fil-Sino Inter-Company Basketball Tournament

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September 15, 2018
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Royal Star Trading, AACI Transport win   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Royal Star Trading defeated Organic Solutions, 91-76, while AACI Transport beat JSY Transport, 88-79, in the ongoing Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade, Inc. (AACI) Inter-Company Basketball Tournament game at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Po Hang gym. Royal Star Trading opened their …

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Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’

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September 14, 2018
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Mayor: Bacolod City is fully prepared   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday declared the city is “fully prepared” for the arrival of Typhoon “Mangkhut,” locally named “Ompong.” The mayor said he met with City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office officials on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the storm, …

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