Unidentified remains found behind the Northbound Terminal

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December 28, 2019
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The remains of an unidentified man were found late Thursday afternoon by a creek located behind the Northbound Terminal in Bacolod City’s Barangay Banago. Based on information provided by Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) spokesperson, Police Lt. Colonel Ariel Pico, the remains were discovered by a 17-year-old minor who was collecting plastic and scrap metal. …

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Quake rocks the Western Visayas

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December 28, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga An earthquake was felt across the Western Visayas last Thursday. Based on information provided by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the earthquake measured 4.8 in magnitude with an epicenter in the town of San Enrique in Iloilo. The tremor was initially pinpointed to Dumarao, Capiz but was …

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Typhoon Ursula

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December 28, 2019
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Death toll in Panay rises to 19 According to recent data from the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC), a total 19 fatalities have been recorded across Panay as a result of Typhoon Ursula. They note 13 deaths were reported in Iloilo, with four recorded in Capiz and two in Aklan. Meanwhile, as …

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Ceneco asked to reconsider ‘one bill policy’

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December 28, 2019
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In response to the Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco) earlier introducing their “one bill policy,” where member-consumers are given nine days to pay their bill or face disconnection, the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) passed a resolution last week asking the utility co-op to reconsider the move. According to City Councilor Simplicia Distrito, who …

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Typhoon Ursula

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December 28, 2019
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28 schools in northern Iloilo report damages According to a partial assessment by the Department of Education-Region VI (DepEd-6), a total 28 schools across northern Iloilo reported damages as a result of Typhoon Ursula. The report revealed 95 classrooms were found to have suffered damages in Carles, Estancia, Concepcion, Lemery, Sara, Batad, Balasan, and San …

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Power Advisory

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December 28, 2019
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Power Interruption in the Service Area The Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco) informs consumers maintenance activity will be conducted, which will result in power interruptions. Date: Monday (December 30), from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Reason(s): Line conversion, Tree trimming Affected Areas: Barangay Alegria from the plaza to Maria’s Hatchery and Purok Baluarte Electricity consumers are further …

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Typhoon Ursula

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December 28, 2019
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Capiz placed under ‘State of Calamity’ Following last Thursday’s meeting of the Capiz Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, the council unanimously passed a resolution to declare a state of calamity over the province due to Typhoon Ursula. The Capiz Provincial Board subsequently, during a special session that same day, approved the move. According …

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‘Lights of Bago’ 2020 to highlight HIV/AIDS awareness

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December 28, 2019
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The 12th edition of the “Lights of Bago,” the annual musical fireworks show of Bago City, Negros Occidental held every first of January, will highlight the need for awareness on human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS). “There seems to be an alarming trend of the disease affecting also the youth so an increased …

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DepEd opens online survey to evaluate mathematics curriculum

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December 28, 2019
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The Department of Education (DepEd) currently has an online survey for mathematics teachers to review and evaluate current curriculum. The survey is being done in compliance with DepEd Memorandum No. 181, which calls for an evaluation of curriculum guidelines and seeks to identify mastered competencies. Surveys are divided by region. The assessment will be available …

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