Iloilo City Council considers ordinance penalizing ‘counterflow’

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May 31, 2019
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Acap: Wrong-way driving not considered a traffic offense by DOTr, LTFRB Iloilo City Councilor Lyndon Acap recently proposed an ordinance to define counterflow, or the act of driving against the direction of traffic, as a moving violation and assess penalties against violators. The policy, also referred to as “The Anti-Counterflowing Ordinance of Iloilo City,” has already …

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La Castellana mayor wants opponent’s poll protest junked

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May 31, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga La Castellana Mayor Rhumyla Nicor-Mangilimutan has requested the court to dismiss the electoral protest filed by her opponent in the town’s recent mayoral race, former La Castellana Vice Mayor Felix Feria IV. She called the claims brought up in the case “baseless” with an “utter lack of merit.” During a …

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Local labor group lashes out at SP, Baciwa over proposed joint venture

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May 31, 2019
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Sancho: Letters sent to the Baciwa Board of Directors went ignored By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Local labor group, the General Alliance of Workers Association (GAWA), reiterated their opposition to the proposed 25-year joint venture proposed by the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) and PrimeWater Infrastructure Corporation. They also called the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod …

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Bacolod City man demands P2.2M from DPWH

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May 31, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City-based lawyer, Atty. Leon Moya, is demanding P2.2 million from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) as he claims their planned “tourism road,” which is intended to connect tourist attractions in Talisay City and Bacolod City, passes through land he owns in Bacolod City’s Barangay Granada. He …

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Elected officials backing rebels can face charges –Army

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May 31, 2019
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Newly-elected government officials who continue to support the New People’s Army (NPA) can be charged with financing terrorism, the top official of the 61st Infantry Battalion (61IB) of the Philippine Army (PA) warned yesterday. 61IB commander, Lt. Col. Joel Benedict Batara, said they monitored 37 politicians, who ran for the mid-term polls and were also …

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Floating restaurant coming to the Sum-ag River

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May 31, 2019
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Maiden voyage expected next month By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Much like the highly-touted floating restaurants that operate along the Loboc River in Bohol, Bacolod City administrator, Atty. John Orola, recently revealed a similar operation will soon set up along the Sum-ag River. He explained, the floating restaurant will sail between Barangays Sum-ag, Cabug, and …

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Nicor-Mangilimutan to file libel charges over leaflets

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May 31, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga La Castellana Mayor Rhumyla Nicor-Mangilimutan plans to file libel charges against the individual behind leaflets distributed prior to the recent midterm elections. She characterized the materials as “black propaganda.” Atty. Cesar Beloria, the mayor’s legal counsel, said a certain Reynaldo dela Torre maligned her and her family’s name. He also …

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Ordinance mandates Iloilo City barangays to each form an anti-dengue task force

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May 31, 2019
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Tupas: Task force will also monitor for measles, bird flu, other illnesses The Iloilo City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) recently passed an ordinance requiring all city barangays to each form an anti-dengue task force. According to City Councilor Candice Magdalane Tupas, who authored the ordinance and chairs the SP Committee on Health, barangay kagawads voiced concern …

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17 arrested for illegal drugs in Bacolod City

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May 31, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga At least 17 people were arrested Wednesday afternoon by Police Station 7 (PS7) anti-drug operatives following a buy-bust operation at Purok Pili in Barangay 8, Bacolod City. PS7 commander, Police Major Sherlock Gabana, said the primary target of the operation was 39-year-old Joey Yap, who was also identified as a …

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