Moises Padilla mayor distributes land ownership certificates

Posted by watchmen
August 17, 2019
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Garcia-Yulo: Peña put the process on hold Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo yesterday distributed certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) to 66 beneficiaries on 206 hectares of land at Sitio Santos Santos in the town’s Barangay Quintin Remo. The mayor said the move was in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s “whole of government approach” saying, …

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P250K worth of shabu seized in Banago

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August 17, 2019
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At least P250,000 worth of suspected shabu was seized early yesterday morning after Police Station 3 (PS3) anti-drug operatives conducted a buy-bust in Bacolod City’s Barangay Banago. Police identified the arrested suspect as 37-year-old Joer Parar, a resident of the said neighborhood. PS3 commander, Police Major Ruel Culanag, said Parar is listed as a high-value …

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Police considering other angles in DSB murder

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August 17, 2019
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Police revealed they are considering additional angles with regard to the recent murder of Fernando Torreno, a former barangay councilor for Don Salvador Benedicto’s Barangay Kumaliskis. Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, Police Colonel Romeo Baleros, earlier stated, “Investigators are presently looking at the angle of [a] personal grudge as the motive.” However, in …

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San Beda beats UPHSD Altas, goes 6-0 in the NCAA

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August 17, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co San Beda University continued their undefeated start in the ongoing 95th NCAA men’s basketball season, earning a 6-0 record after their 102-56 obliteration of University of Perpetual Help System DALTA-Atlas (UPHSD Altas) yesterday at the San Juan Arena. Donald Tankoua and Amiel Cris Soberano each tallied 15 points for San Beda, …

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PacificTown-Army beats BanKo Perlas in the Open Conference

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August 17, 2019
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PacificTown-Army Lady Troopers recently pulled off a 25-23, 25-23, 17-25, 25-20 win over the BanKo Perlas Spikers in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the San Juan Arena. Jem Guttierez top-scored for PacificTown-Army with 22 points, including 20 attacks; while Honey Royce Tubino added 19 markers with 17 coming from attacks; Jovelyn Gonzaga of …

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CEU opens the D-League with a 3-0 record

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August 17, 2019
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The CEU Scorpions continued their undefeated streak, going 3-0 in the ongoing PBA D-League Foundation Cup, following their recent 86-77 win over the AMA Online Education Titans at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Maodo Malick Diouf led CEU with 18 points, 23 rebounds, five assists, five blocks, along with the dunk with 37.3 …

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Petron, Foton advance to the All-Filipino Conference semis

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August 17, 2019
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Both the Petron Blaze Spikers and the Foton Tornadoes Blue Energy recently secured berths in the 2019 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference semifinals. Petron scored a 25-18, 25-13, 25-11 sweep over Marinerang Pilipina Lady Skippers; while Foton came from a set down to pull off a 16-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-12 win over the PLDT Home Fibr …

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Bacolodnon lifts Air Force past Mendiola, 1-0

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August 17, 2019
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A late goal from Bacolodnon player Dar Poderoso, a former University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos standout, recently secured a 1-0 win for Philippine Air Force FC over Mendiola FC at the PFF National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite. The Bacolod City native was key for Air Force FC in their earlier 3-2 win over Global-Makati FC. …

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Ceres FC returns to the pitch this weekend

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August 17, 2019
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Following their 5-0 win over Stallion Laguna FC in the 2019 Philippines Football League (PFL) last Wednesday, Ceres-Negros FC is back on the pitch this weekend. The Bacolod City-based club is scheduled to meet Philippine Air Force FC on Saturday, August 17, at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas. Kickoff is at 4:00 p.m. …

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If there’s a bridge…

Posted by watchmen
August 17, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.” –Nikita Khrushchev Only a bridge could solve problem regarding the Iloilo Strait. It would not kill the local maritime industry but it would provide a better alternative for travelers and commuters, especially during inclement weather. Such a structure would …

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