Teenager assaulted, stabbed in Pontevedra

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October 31, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A 17-year-old was hospitalized after being reportedly assaulted and stabbed by an unknown group early yesterday morning in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental. Police did not name the victim, but confirmed he is a resident of Barangay Gargato, Hinigaran. Based on a statement provided by the victim to Pontevedra municipal police, …

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Teenager assaulted, stabbed in Pontevedra

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October 31, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A 17-year-old was hospitalized after being reportedly assaulted and stabbed by an unknown group early yesterday morning in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental. Police did not name the victim, but confirmed he is a resident of Barangay Gargato, Hinigaran. Based on a statement provided by the victim to Pontevedra municipal police, …

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Questions for the man called ‘Bato’

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October 31, 2018
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“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many …

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All Souls’/Saints’ Day

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October 30, 2018
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Cemetery visits underway in Bacolod City   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Visits to Bacolod City cemeteries are already underway ahead of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, which fall on November 1 and on November 2, respectively. Based on recent price monitoring, flowers sold in front of the Bishop’s Palace range between …

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Bacolod City to receive new sewer jet

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October 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Bacolod City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) yesterday confirmed they are expecting to receive a new sewer jet, which is used in clearing drainage systems. CDRRMO cluster head, Executive Assistant Joemarie Vargas, said the supplier recently called to confirm the item had already cleared the Bureau of …

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Mayor declares this year’s MassKara Festival a ‘success’

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October 30, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently declared this year’s MassKara Festival, which came to a close over the weekend, a “success,” calling it “generally peaceful.” The mayor said both Police Regional Office-6 and the Bacolod City Police Office informed him “only minor incidents” took place this year. He noted, …

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Food Safety Awareness Week underway

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October 30, 2018
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The last week of October is considered Food Safety Awareness Week, which is observed in an effort to end food poisoning and other foodborne illnesses. The observance was created through a proclamation signed by then-President Joseph Estrada in 1999, where he called on the Department of Health to “create public awareness and to educate people …

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Ilocos Norte governor suggests rice importation to combat high prices

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October 30, 2018
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Benitez asks local media to forward proposal to Marañon   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Senatorial candidate, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, who was in Bacolod City over the weekend to attend the MassKara Festival highlights, suggested rice importation as a means of combating rising prices in Negros Occidental. She noted, President Rodrigo Duterte …

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MassKara Festival 2018

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October 30, 2018
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Winners declared in street and arena dance competition   Barangay Tangub, Education Training Center School II (ETCS II), and Mandalagan National High School were recently declared the winners of the MassKara Festival street and arena dance competition, which came to a close over the weekend. Tangub won the contest’s barangay category, along with picking up …

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