PHO: Be wary of heat this campaign season

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March 30, 2019
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BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL G. BAÑAGA   The Provincial Health Office (PHO) in Negros Occidental warned candidates and their supporters to be cautious of “too much” heat exposure when campaigning. The PHO fielded the warning as the campaign period for local candidates in the May 13, 2019 midterm polls began yesterday. PHO head Dr. Ernell Tumimbang …

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PDEA conducts ‘surprise’ search at Victorias jail

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March 30, 2019
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  BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL G. BAÑAGA   Operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Negros Occidental conducted a “surprise” greyhound operation at the Victorias City Jail earlier this week. The operation was part of a region-wide cleansing of jail facilities, according to PDEA. During the …

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‘SRA doing its homework to get P2-B SIDA fund – Yulo

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March 30, 2019
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  BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL G. BAÑAGA   Atty. Emilio Yulo III – a board member of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) – said they are doing their “homework” to get the P2-billion annual fund under the Sugarcane Industry Development Act (SIDA). This year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) would only give the SRA …

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DPWH: Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge To be finished under Duterte’s term

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March 30, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Mark Villar said the proposed Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge project will be finished within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. According to Villar, feasibility studies for the project have already been completed. Feasibility studies for the proposed bridge between Davao and Samal Island …

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SSS ADVISORY

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March 30, 2019
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Social Security System (SSS) yesterday said that two branches under Visayas West 1 Division will open this Saturday, March 30, to accept Loan Restructuring Program (LRP) applications. SSS Bacolod and Dumaguete branches are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Monday, April 1, all nine branches of Visayas West 1 Division will extend …

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PDEA implements ‘Oplan Harabas’ on transport terminals

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March 30, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 6 (PDEA-6) conducted a simultaneous “Oplan: Harabas” yesterday, targeting the transport terminals in the cities of Bacolod and Iloilo. PDEA-6 said the activity was conducted in coordination with the local police, Land Transportation Office, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, and …

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Iloilo province gears for 118th Semana sang Iloilo

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March 30, 2019
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The Iloilo provincial government is gearing for the 118th Semana sang Iloilo celebration on April 8 to 12, 2019. The week-long celebration is themed “Iloilo: Banwang Pinalangga, Puno sang Bugana.” Various activities are slated which will be highlighted by the Street Dance and Employees’ Latin Dance Contest. The celebration will kick off with the street …

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41 farmers in southern Negros receive land titles under CARP

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March 30, 2019
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A total of 41 farmers in Hinigaran, Negros Occidental are the latest from southern Negros to receive certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). A report of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Negros Occidental-South said the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) will share almost 23 hectares of landholdings …

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Bago City business establishments burglarized

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March 30, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Two business establishments located at the Bago City Public Market was burglarized late Thursday night. Police identified the victim as Richmond Mariano Ho, owner of the Eversure Marketing Corporation and Falcor Marketing Incorporated. Based on information given by the victim’s secretary to Bago City police, the still unidentified robber …

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797 poll bets in NegOcc

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March 30, 2019
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BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL G. BAÑAGA   A total of 797 candidates are eyeing different local positions in Negros Occidental, including its capital Bacolod City. They started campaigning in the fifth most “vote-rich” province in the country (with 1,889,200 million registered voters) yesterday, March 29. In the gubernatorial race, there are two candidates – incumbent Vice …

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