Earthquakes shake Antique, Negros

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March 21, 2019
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Three earthquakes were recorded last Tuesday with an early morning quake striking Antique and two afternoon tremors hitting both Negros provinces. At 5:00 a.m., the first earthquake, a 2.3-magnitude tremor, was recorded north of Belison, Antique. According to a subsequent Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) bulletins, no damages were reported nor were there …

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Bacolod City pushes for ‘drug-cleared’ declaration

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March 21, 2019
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After the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) earlier confirmed the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) had re-declared all 61 barangays in the city as drug-affected, the Bacolod City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) recently called for a “drug-cleared” declaration for the city. “Try to see to it that we get the barangays declared drug-free,” stated Bacolod …

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Nearly 400 Western Visayas barangays declared ‘drug-cleared’

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March 21, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   During the 14th Regional Oversight Committee Deliberation, which recently took place at the Casa Real de Iloilo in Iloilo City, 393 barangays in Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental were declared “drug-cleared.” The nearly 400 neighborhoods were cleared out of a total 522 initially submitted for review. The …

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1,929 dog bites recorded in Bacolod City

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March 21, 2019
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Recently released data from the Bacolod City Health Office (CHO) Animal Bite Center showed, between January and last Tuesday, March 19, there have been 1,929 recorded dog bites in the city. CHO Rabies Coordinator Gloria Parreño pointed out a downward trend in the number of dog bites reported …

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Medical, dental mission held in San Carlos City

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March 21, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The San Carlos City Department of Health conducted a medical and dental outreach mission last Tuesday in the city’s Barangay Codcod. According to the local public information office, the event was part of the barangay’s health center inauguration, which is located in the barangay’s Sitio Tuod. The P1 million …

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NBI-6 claims TFK is ‘meddling’ in the del Castillo ambush case

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March 21, 2019
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   According to a letter recently released by Atty. Max Salvador, National Bureau of Investigation-Region VI (NBI-6) director, Atty. Dante Gierran, said, with regard to the case surrounding the December 2018 ambush of Atty. Erfe del Castillo, Task Force Kasanag (TKF) National Commander John Choing is “meddling,” claiming “his …

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Wanted drug suspect nabbed in Villamonte

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March 21, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A high-value drug target was successfully nabbed by police Tuesday afternoon following a buy-bust operation at Purok Amor in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City. Police identified the arrested suspect as 23-year-old Sharnon Quimco, a resident of the said community and the third-most wanted drug suspect by Police Station 4 (PS4). …

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