Bali beautiful

Posted by watchmen
October 31, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Much is said about Bali as a tourist destination and after experiencing it through a recent media familiarization trip, Bali is beautiful. Stopped at a Starbucks upon arrival and was briefed on the planned activities. Aneka Kartika Tours and Travel took care of the trip, starting with lunch at the five-star Visesa Ubud Resort. There …

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All Souls’/Saints’ Day

Posted by watchmen
October 31, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

Holiday exodus begins   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Travelers returning home for the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day observances are expected to flock to various transport terminals throughout the city today. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) sub-station commander, Petty Officer 1 Louie Campaner, said most passengers at the Bredco Port in Bacolod …

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NPA claims responsibility for civil defense group leader killing

Posted by watchmen
October 31, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The New People’s Army (NPA) yesterday released a statement claiming responsibility for the killing of the Moises Padilla Civil Defense Group leader last Sunday. In a radio interview, Leonardo Panaligan Command spokesperson Ka Ann Jacinto said the NPA Special Partisan Unit carried out the execution of 32-year-old Rusty Caramihan …

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All Souls’/Saints’ Day

Posted by watchmen
October 31, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

Tomorrow, Friday are special non-working holidays   All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, which fall on November 1 and on November 2, respectively, are special non-working holidays according to Presidential Proclamation No. 269, signed last year by President Rodrigo Duterte, which formally declared holidays observed in the Philippines for 2018. According to the proclamation, …

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Antique governor to visit sugar workers in Negros Occidental

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October 31, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao will be in Negros Occidental from November 15 to 18 conducting the annual Bisita Sacada, where she will observe the status of sugarcane plantation workers sent from her province to work on local farms, along with ensuring labor laws are being enforced. The governor will …

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Manapla learning center powered on solar energy

Posted by watchmen
October 31, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

The recently-inaugurated Coastal Resource Management and Disaster Risk Reduction Learning Center in Barangay Chambery, Manapla is powered by solar energy. The two-storey facility serves as an office and training venue for the Chambery Multi-sectoral People’s Alliance and the local Bantay Dagat outpost, along with advocating and providing information regarding coastal resource management and disaster risk …

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Duterte to support Lacson after he is elected governor

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October 31, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   President Rodrigo Duterte offered his support for incumbent Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson after the latter is elected governor in next year’s midterm elections. According to Lacson, the two spoke during the president’s recent visit. After joining the MassKara Festival, Duterte attended a dinner party in Barangay …

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12 arrested for illegal gambling in Calatrava

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October 31, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   At least 12 people were arrested late Monday afternoon after they were caught engaging in illegal gambling activity in Barangay Laga-an, Calatrava, Negros Occidental. Police identified the arrested individuals as Michael Legaspi, Jose Leopoldo, Welfredo Libre, Jose Uyanib, Jovie Maqueller, Benidecto Omblero, Samson Mancia, Carlos Bargamento, Romulo Abiso, Emello …

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Civil Service Commission building to be inaugurated in Guimaras next year

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October 31, 2018
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The Civil Service Commission (CSC) confirmed they will be inaugurating a new building in Guimaras next year. “As a government agency, it is good that we have our own building,” said CSC-Region VI Director Rodolfo Encajonado. “It’s our gift to the people of Guimaras and to the constituents of the provincial government.” The facility, which …

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