NLEX outlasts Blackwater

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March 18, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co   The NLEX Road Warriors cruised to its second straight lopsided win in the 2019 Honda PBA Philippine Cup after taking down Blackwater Elite, 122-101, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Philip Paniamogan led NLEX with 25 points and nine assists, John Paul Erram added a double-double with 20 points …

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A wife to die for

Posted by watchmen
March 18, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“I love being my husband’s wife.” –Julianna Margulies   I have not met Victoria ‘Marivic’ Griengo-Mabilog in person but, based on what I have heard on the news over the past years, I think she is the kind of wife any husband would die for unconditionally. Out of all the officials humiliated by President Rodrigo …

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Brewing storm likely to bring dry spell relief –PAGASA

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March 18, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday reported they are presently monitoring a storm brewing outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility that will likely to enter over the weekend. Based on data provided by PAGASA as of 2:00 p.m. yesterday, the low pressure area was last …

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ICPO: Criminal activity in the city drops

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March 18, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) reported a recent decrease in the city’s crime rate with 43 criminal incidents recorded earlier this month, between March 1 and 7; a drop from the 60 recorded around the same period last year. ICPO operations chief, Police Major Ruel F. Firmo, credited police intervention operations, along with visibility, …

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Bacolod City fire-preparedness training ongoing

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March 18, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

As part of their ongoing Fire Prevention Month observance, which is celebrated throughout March, the Bacolod City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), in partnership with the Bacolod City Bureau of Fire Protection and Liga ng mga Barangay, is currently conducting community fire-preparedness training throughout the city. The event ends on Tuesday, March 19, …

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P110K worth of shabu seized in Pontevedra

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March 18, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   At least P110,000 worth of suspected shabu was seized yesterday morning following a buy-bust operation in Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra, Negros Occidental. Police identified the arrested suspect as 29-year-old Richard Tantua, a resident of MMY Village in Barangay Miranda, Hinigaran. Pontevedra municipal police chief, Police Captain Rhojn Darell Nigos, said …

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Governor distributes over P11M to Sagay City barangays

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March 18, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. yesterday distributed P11.6 million to various Sagay City barangays. The allocations are intended for concreting projects, with seven barangays receiving between P1 million and P3 million each. Meanwhile, Barangay Vito, which received P1 million, was also provided with P200,000 for a clean-up drive./WDJ

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PDEA-6 mum over ‘narco politicians’ list

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March 18, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Western Visayas (PDEA-6) will not yet issue a statement on the recent release of the “narco politicians” list, which included elected officials from the Western Visayas. According to a statement from PDEA Regional Director Alex Tablate, they are considering the magnitude of the issue and are …

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Five Western Visayas politicians accused of drug links

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March 18, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

Mabilog’s wife responds: Leave us alone   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   With President Rodrigo Duterte earlier identifying 46 politicians across the country with suspected drug links, it was also revealed five of the named are elected officials in the Western Visayas. The president identified them as Culasi Vice Mayor Ariel Alagos, Jr. and …

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Iloilo City to construct playgrounds at local plazas

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March 18, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

The Iloilo City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) and the City Engineer’s Office will be constructing playgrounds at different plazas throughout the city. “This project will be very beneficial not just to the young ones but also to students and plaza-goers for they will enjoy the facilities,” said CENRO Plaza Supervisor Zosimo Villarosa, Jr. …

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