Columbian Dyip ends losing streak

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February 28, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   Columbian Dyip ended their losing streak in the ongoing 2019 Honda PBA Philippine Cup following a come-from-behind 86-85 win over the Meralco Bolts last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Rashawn McCarthy led the Dyip with a conference-high 30 points, including six triples; while Glenn Khobuntin and Eric James Camson …

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Cadiz City parish priest accused of child molestation

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February 28, 2019
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Statement: The priest invited a 4-year-old into his room   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A Cadiz City clergyman, who served as parish priest in the city’s Barangay Caduhaan, is accused of molesting a four-year-old girl. While police have refused to identify the victim or her family, they did confirm her father was a …

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NPA torches tractors in Negros Oriental

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February 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   At least five farm tractors and a truck were confirmed destroyed Monday evening after they were allegedly torched by around 50 heavily-armed New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Barangay Santa Monica, Manjuyod, Negros Oriental. Based on information released by the Philippine Army 94th Infantry Battalion (94IB), the rebels attacked …

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Bacolod Queen of Mercy Hospital formally Philhealth accredited

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February 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Bacolod Queen Of Mercy Hospital Inc. has been granted accreditation from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth). Hospital chief operating officer, Dr. Wilson Tulmo, confirmed Philhealth coverage was effective as of last month. “Since we opened, patients [with] Philhealth benefits were covered, even if we [received] the certificate …

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Army called to reveal local officials supporting the NPA

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February 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Negros Occidental gubernatorial candidate, incumbent Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, yesterday called on the Philippine Army to reveal the names of local officials said to be supporting the New People’s Army (NPA). He appealed to Philippine Army 3rd Infantry Division commander, Major General Dinoh Dolina, who earlier …

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TIIC offering scholarships for national certificate courses

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February 28, 2019
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The Technical Institute of Iloilo City (TIIC), located in Iloilo City’s Molo district, announced they would be offering free skills training for eligible students interested in certain national certificate (NC) courses, among them include Carpentry NC II, Masonry NC II, and Construction Painting NC II. The program is open to city residents who are senior …

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182 apprehended in Iloilo City for littering

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February 28, 2019
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The Iloilo City Environment and Natural Resources Office reported a total of 182 individuals were apprehended in the city for littering. The policy is a result of Regulation Ordinance 2004-149, which penalizes individuals caught littering, urinating or defecating, or creating graffiti in public spaces. Violators are fined P500 on a first offense, P750 for a …

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Firearms, drugs recovered in Villamonte police raid

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February 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A man was arrested yesterday morning after he yielded several firearms and illegal drugs when police raided his home in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspect as Raymund ‘Mai-mai’ Parcon, a resident of Purok Sabes in the said barangay. Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) City Drug Enforcement …

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P125K worth of drugs confiscated in Mandalagan

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February 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   At least P125,000 worth of suspected shabu was confiscated yesterday morning following a buy-bust operation at Purok Mahirup Carvic in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspect as 32-year-old Angel Perez, a resident of Bangga Magsaysay Poblacion in Valladolid, Negros Occidental. Police Station 3 (PS3) commander, Police Major …

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Bishop calls for probe into Cadiz City molestation case

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February 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   In response to accusations of child molestation against a Cadiz City parish priest, Diocese of San Carlos Bishop Gerardo Alminaza yesterday called for an immediate investigation into the allegations. In a phone interview, Alminaza said Rev. Fr. Aaron Buenacosa, parish priest for the St. Joseph the Worker Church in …

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