Task force seizes over 750 kg of pork products in Bacolod City

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September 28, 2019
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Officials from Negros Occidental’s provincial anti-African swine fever task force seized a total of 777.25 kilograms of pork products from Cainta, Rizal during an inspection at Bacolod City’s Bredco Port last Wednesday afternoon. Thirteen boxes consisting of tocino, bacon, chorizo, and other assorted meat products, valued around P200,000, was shipped via M/V St. Therese of …

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Facebook brings Community Boost program to Dumaguete City

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September 28, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

Facebook recently brought their Community Boost program, an initiative that seeks to help small businesses grow, to Dumaguete City with a gathering at Brooke’s Place. “We’re happy to welcome Facebook to Dumaguete City to help enhance community leaders’ digital skills and make sure our vibrant community of entrepreneurs and small businesses are able to get …

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Bacolod City police commanders undergo reshuffling

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September 28, 2019
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Bacolod City’s police commanders underwent reshuffling this week; however, officials are still awaiting approval from Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6). For the time being, the reshuffled commanders will be referred to as “officer-in-charge.” Based on information from the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), Police Station 7 (PS7) commander, Police Major Sherlock Gabana, was transferred to Police …

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Valladolid mayor to lead local League of Municipalities chapter

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September 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Valladolid Mayor Enrique Miravalles won yesterday’s presidential election for the Negros Occidental chapter of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines. Miravalles edged out San Enrique Mayor Jilson Tubillara by a close 10-9 vote. Meanwhile, Murcia Mayor Jerry Rojas was named vice president after beating Don Salvador Benedicto Mayor Marxlen …

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Moises Padilla farmers urged to plant fruits, vegetables

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September 28, 2019
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Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo recently urged residents of the town’s far-flung barangays to plant fruits and vegetables instead of sugarcane. The mayor explained, “Fruit trees and vegetables entail less production costs unlike sugarcane, where one has to contend with high cost of production as well as with labor expenses.” She also said the planting …

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Governor to consult historians on renaming Provincial Capitol roads

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September 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said he will consult local historians over the proposal to rename North and South Capitol Roads to Smile Road and MassKara Road, respectively. The governor said consultations will commence once he formally receives a copy of the ordinance, which was authored by Councilor Carl …

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Suspected bully stabbed to death in Talisay City

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September 28, 2019
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An accused bully was stabbed to death last weekend by a fellow student at Sitio Mambucog in Talisay City’s Barangay Zone 16. Police identified the fatality as 12-year-old Arnel Braza, a Grade 7 student at Rafael B. Lacson Memorial High School in the said city. Investigations by Police Chief Master Sergeant Melinda Taganile of the …

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NLEX beats Meralco, goes 2-0 in the Governors’ Cup

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September 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The NLEX Road Warriors nearly wasted a double-digit lead before hanging on to secure a 105-99 win over the Meralco Bolts last night in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. JR Quinahan caught fire from outside with five triples to finish with 19 points for NLEX, while …

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Basilan-St. Clare advances to D-League finals

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September 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

BRT Sumisip Basilan-St. Clare Saints advanced to the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup finals following their 73-59 over the CEU Scorpions last Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Joshua Fontanilla tallied 15 points, four rebounds, four assists, three steals, and two blocks; while Chris Dumapig chipped in 11 markers and six rebounds. …

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UST, DLSU, FEU go 3-0 in UAAP women’s beach volleyball

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September 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

The University of Santo Tomas (UST), De La Salle University (DLSU), and Far Eastern University (FEU) each went 3-0 following recent wins in the ongoing 82nd UAAP women’s beach volleyball season. UST’s Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor scored a 21-4, 21-8 win over Andrea Abian and Chlea dela Fuente of National University (NU); DLSU’s Ernestine …

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