MassKara Festival 2018

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October 23, 2018
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Send-off ceremony held for over 3,000 emergency personnel   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A send-off ceremony was held yesterday at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC) for the 3,194 emergency personnel tasked with overseeing this weekend’s MassKara Festival highlights. A holy mass was celebrated, followed by an inter-agency meeting at the BCGC annex …

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NOPPO condemns Sagay City killings

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October 23, 2018
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NPA denies involvement   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) yesterday “strongly” condemned the killing of nine National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) farmers in Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City. NOPPO director, Police Senior Superintendent Rodolfo Castil, Jr., said, based on the latest update from investigators, there were approximated …

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Duterte in Negros Occidental today following deadly shooting

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October 23, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   President Rodrigo Duterte is expected in Sagay City today to visit the wake for the nine National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) farmers who were gunned down over the weekend. The visit was announced yesterday during a Radyo Pilipinas interview with senatorial candidate, former Special Assistant to the President …

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Sine-Sindak Horror Film Festival opens tomorrow

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October 23, 2018
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The first Sine-Sindak Horror Film Festival opens tomorrow, October 24, at SM Cinema, featuring a variety of scary movies from around the world. American movies such as “Darkness Rising” and “Hollow One” depict creepy events when characters look into the past; while “The Hoarder,” which stars Mischa Barton, unlocks terrifying events after investigating a secret …

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CLMMRH addressing overcrowding issue

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October 23, 2018
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  Following reports revealing the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod City is operating at a 207 to 213 percent bed occupancy, hospital officials appealed for patience as they looked to addressed the issue. According to hospital chief, Dr. Julius Drilon, bed sharing between two to four patients is prevalent throughout the …

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DOT-6 introduces Malaysians to the Western Visayas

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October 23, 2018
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The Department of Tourism-Region VI (DOT-6) is currently conducting a familiarization tour of Iloilo City and Bacolod City for key opinion leaders, celebrities, media figures, and social media influencers from Malaysia. The tour began yesterday and is expected to run until next week, October 30. “[DOT-6] is proud and confident these visitors will enjoy the …

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Sea turtle rescued in Valladolid

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October 23, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A sea turtle was rescued after getting caught in a fishing net Sunday morning in Barangay Sagua Banua, Valladolid, Negros Occidental. According to Valladolid municipal police and the local environmental office, they received a call from local fishermen after spotting the trappled sea turtle. Authorities determined the animal was …

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PECO appealing for Senate to approve their franchise

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October 23, 2018
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Ferrer: PECO was not given a proper hearing   Following the Senate Committee on Legislative Franchise approving in principle the franchise of More Electric and Power Corporation (More Power), the Panay Electric Company (PECO) is seeking a reversal of the decision, claiming their franchise is “the best” and that the company was not given a …

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P180K worth of drugs seized in Manapla

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October 23, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A suspected drug dealer was arrested Sunday morning by Manapla Municipal Police Station anti-drug operatives in the town’s Barangay San Pablo. Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Marjohne Morales, a resident of Hacienda Aniceta in the said barangay. Manapla Municipal police chief, Police Senior Inspector Julius Caesar Colado, said …

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