Bredco inaugurates new terminal

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod Real Estate Development Company (Bredco) inaugurated the Simplicio A. Palanca Seaport yesterday morning with Bredco President John Alonte calling the inauguration of the P400-million terminal “long overdue.” “We encountered some minor glitches but we are 100 percent certain that this terminal can serve its purposes for Negros Occidental,” …

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La Castellana police chief relieved from duty

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga La Castellana police chief, Police Major Robert Dejucos, was relieved from duty yesterday by Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, Police Colonel Romeo Baleros. In his weekly press conference, Baleros said the order was given based on the results of performance evaluations. Dejucos will be replaced by Police Major …

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BCPO assigns cops to the Bacolod Esplanade

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) officer-in-charge, Police Colonel Henry Biñas, assured Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia they will secure the newly-inaugurated Bacolod Esplanade 24-hours-a-day to prevent cases of vandalism and other crimes. The BCPO official said a total eight police officers will be assigned to the esplanade. Prior to the …

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SSS warns members about fixers

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June 19, 2019
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After 15 Social Security System (SSS) members in Bacolod City fell victim to fixers who claimed advances on their SSS pension loan, along with stealing cash cards, SSS recently issued a warning to members about fixers. “There are people who take advantage of our pensioners during their times of need [and] this has to stop,” …

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PSTMO calls on Iloilo City motorists to ‘respect’ crosswalks

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June 19, 2019
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In response to the vehicular accident over the weekend along Diversion Road in Iloilo City’s Mandurriao district, which left one couple killed, the Iloilo City Public Safety and Transportation Management Office (PSTMO) called on city motorists to “respect” crosswalks. The couple, earlier identified as Joe Marie and Alnie Dinah Pet-Osano, were crossing the street using …

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Search and rescue training underway in Sagay City

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June 19, 2019
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  Sagay City Police Station and Philippine Army personnel, along with various barangay officials, are currently participating in a five-day water search and rescue training, which began last Monday and ends on Friday, June 21. The Sagay City Police Station, in partnership with the Sagay City government and Philippine Coast Guard, is leading the event …

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Ballots open today in Isabela recount

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The ongoing recount in the Isabela mayoral race, which opened earlier this month, will have the courts formally open ballots today. According to Atty. Jose Max Ortiz, legal counsel for Joselito Malabor, the incumbent mayor who lost his reelection bid to Dr. Irene Consunji Montilla in last month’s midterm …

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Provincial board SALNs scheduled for release today

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) for members of the Negros Occidental Provincial Board are expected to be released today. Based on records from 2018, Provincial Board Member Pedro Zayco was recognized as the richest board member for three consecutive years. According to Provincial Board secretary, …

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Bacolod City barangays to receive ambulances

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Seven Bacolod City barangays are expected to receive ambulances from the Department of Health (DOH). According to Bacolod City lone district Rep. Greg Gasataya, who submitted a request to the department, Barangays Mansilingan, Handumanan, Felisa, Cabug, Punta Taytay, Tangub, and Banago will each receive a vehicle. “We are hoping …

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City government to extend assistance following fatal Mandurriao car accident

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June 19, 2019
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Following the vehicular accident over the weekend along Diversion Road in Iloilo City’s Mandurriao district, which left one couple killed, outgoing Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the city government will be extending assistance to the family of the deceased. “We are extending whatever help we can give,” he insisted. The fatalities were earlier …

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