Eleven couples tie the knot in Iloilo City mass wedding

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April 30, 2019
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Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III officiated a mass wedding yesterday, where 11 couples exchanged vows. The event was organized by the Iloilo City Population Office and took place at the Iloilo City Hall Penthouse 1. “Government has the obligation to protect the family and make sure everyone in the family is protected,” the mayor …

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Japanese craft exhibition opens in Bacolod city next month

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April 30, 2019
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The “Netsuke” exhibition, a collaboration of The Japan Foundation, Ayala Museum, and Ayala Malls, will open on Wednesday, May 1, at the Ayala Capitol Central Mall in Bacolod City. Netsuke, or small carvings, were originally created as toggles to secure small personal items, such as money pouches. “Netsuke is unique in that daily commodities have …

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Hotel Sogo gives free bottled waters this Holy Week 2019

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April 30, 2019
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In observance of this year’s Lenten season, Hotel Sogo gave away thousands of bottled waters for free to parishioners and travelers last Maundy Thursday, April 18, 2019, as part of its ‘Kwaresma campaign.’ Six Hotel Sogo branches nationwide including Cainta, Novaliches, Avenida, Harrison Pasay, Tarlac, and Cebu has set up their respective booths to distribute …

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Moises Padilla mayor denies involvement in deadly ambush

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April 30, 2019
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Peña: The Garcias have a ‘history of killing each other’ By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Moises Padilla Mayor Magdaleno Peña yesterday denied any involvement in the recent ambush that claimed the lives of local officials, incumbent Municipal Councilor Michael Garcia and former Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) President Mark Garcia, in the town’s Barangay Inolingan. …

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EB Magalona mayor: There is no intense political rivalry in the town

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April 30, 2019
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Rival calls for Comelec control following ‘ice-throwing’ incident   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   In response to Negros Occidental Provincial Board Member David Lacson, who is running for EB Magalona mayor, called for the town to be under Commission on Elections (Comelec) control after ice and bottles were reportedly thrown during rallies, incumbent Mayor …

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2019 Midterm Elections

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April 30, 2019
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1.5M registered voters in Iloilo –Comelec   The Commission on Elections (Comelec) estimated there to be approximately 1,525,168 registered voters in Iloilo for the upcoming midterm elections, which are scheduled to commence on May 13. “There will be 1,411 voting centers, 9,670 established precincts, and 2,572 clustered/grouped precincts,” explained Passi City election officer Alice Bernadette …

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Accused town official adds P2.5M to ‘double murder’ bounty

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April 30, 2019
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Reward for information on suspects climbs to P4.5M   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   After earlier being accused of involvement in the recent ambush that claimed the lives of Moises Padilla officials, incumbent Municipal Councilor Michael Garcia and former Association of Barangay Captains President Mark Garcia, then later released by the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office, …

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2019 Midterm Elections

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April 30, 2019
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Absentee voting for NOPPO personnel begins         By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Absentee voting for Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) personnel began yesterday at Camp Alfredo Montelibano, Sr. in Bacolod City’s Barangay Estefania. Voting ends tomorrow, May 1. “We give importance to the voice of our personnel during elections because I know it’s …

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8% drop in poverty incidence in Aklan

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April 30, 2019
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According to a recent report by the Aklan Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the province saw an 8.3 percent drop in poverty incidence. The agency noted, in the first half of 2018, there was a 19.8 percent poverty rate, a drop from 28.1 percent in 2015. However, despite the overall number on the decline, those living …

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