Five suspected NPA insurgents nabbed in Himamaylan City

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June 27, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Himamaylan City police and members of the Philippine Army 62nd Infantry Battalion (62IB) served arrest warrants yesterday morning against five individuals, including a pastor, for suspected links with the New People’s Army (NPA) in the city’s Barangay Buenavista. 62IB commander, Lt. Colonel Egberto Dacoscos, identified the arrested suspects as …

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National Archives to host seminar- workshop in Bacolod City next month

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June 27, 2019
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The National Archives of the Philippines, in partnership with the Negros Cultural Foundation (NCF), will hold a seminar-workshop on designing archival exhibitions at the Negros Museum in Bacolod City next month, from July 9 to 11. According to NCF Museum Director Tanya Lopez, the event seeks to encourage local artists and cultural workers to raise …

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Ceneco blames six-hour power interruption on ‘saturated bushing’

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June 27, 2019
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Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) consumers in portions of Bacolod City were without power for around six hours last Tuesday, which the utility co-op recently blamed on “saturated bushing.” Bushing refers to an insulation device that allows for conductors to pass through a grounded barrier. According to a Ceneco release, the incident took place at …

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Iloilo City food establishment owners urged to acquire health cards

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June 27, 2019
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The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) advised local food establishment owners to acquire health cards before they are permitted to operate. “All business establishments in Iloilo City, especially those making frozen food, eateries, and hotels, are required to get sanitary permits,” explained CHO Sanitation Inspector IV Rudy Catahay. “Our sanitation inspectors are inspecting if they …

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Cauayan to construct animal bite treatment centers

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June 27, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga In an effort to address several incidents of animal bites in the town, Cauayan Mayor John Rey Tabujara revealed the municipal government plans to construct two animal bite treatment centers. The mayor said the local government has already allocated P1.5 million for the project, which are among his priority programs. …

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Negrense takes part in Cultural Center of the Philippines playwright fellowship

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June 27, 2019
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Noel Pahayupan, a member of the Negros-based Performance Laboratory Inc., is currently taking part in the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Virgin Labfest 15 Writing Fellowship Program, which began on Tuesday in Manila and runs until July 7. The program intends to help emerging playwrights study and practice dramatic writing. Pahayupan is a graduate of …

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Capitol Hostel among first items for new provincial board

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June 27, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga During yesterday’s turnover rites for the new set of members of the Negros Occidental Provincial Board, Negros Occidental governor-elect, outgoing Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, led the ceremony by noting the newly-renovated Capitol Hostel, which is operated by the Negros Occidental provincial government and expected to open next month, will …

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Petron beats Foton in the PSL

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June 27, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co The Petron Blaze Spikers came back from two set down to score a 22-25, 16-25, 25-16, 25-17, 15-10 win over the Foton Tornadoes Blue Energy earlier this week in the 2019 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference at the San Juan Arena. Frances Molina top-scored for Petron with 20 points on 15 attacks, …

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Cignal HD-Ateneo wins D-League crown

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June 27, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co The Cignal HD-Ateneo Blue Eagles secured the 2019 PBA D-League title after defeating the CEU Scorpions, 3-1, in their best-of-five series. Cignal HD-Ateneo scored a 98-66 win in Game 4 last Tuesday night at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Angelo Kouame earned a double-double with 18 points and 16 …

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