Sisterhood agreement to be formalized between Iloilo City, Quanzhou

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December 19, 2019
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Iloilo City and Quanzhou City will soon formalize a sisterhood agreement. “We initiated the groundwork for activities such as student exchanges, business-to-business meetings, arts forum, among others,” said Salvador Sarabia, Jr., who leads the city division focused on meetings, incentive travel, conventions, and exhibitions, and represented Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas at the Maritime …

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P1.8M in suspected shabu seized in Pahanocoy

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December 19, 2019
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At least P1.8 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated yesterday afternoon following a buy-bust operation in Bacolod City’s Barangay Pahanocoy. Police identified the arrested suspect as 25-year-old Kimberly Berbor, a resident of the city’s Barangay 30. Police Station 8 (PS8) commander, Police Major Charles Gever, said Berbor had been under surveillance for weeks as …

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Pickup plows into three Bacolod City homes

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December 19, 2019
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At least three homes were severely damaged early yesterday morning after they were struck by a pickup truck along Araneta Street in Bacolod City’s Barangay Tangub. Police identified the driver of the truck as 29-year-old Jay Philip Uy, a resident of the said barangay. Police Station 8 (PS8) traffic investigator, Police Master Sergeant Randy Abello, …

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Iloilo City recognized by several government agencies

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December 19, 2019
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The Iloilo City government was recently recognized by several government agencies. The Department of Finance-Region VI noting the city generated the highest revenue among highly urbanized cities in the Western Visayas; the Department of Trade and Industry-Region VI gave the city top marks for improvement, resiliency, and government efficiency; while the Department of Health Western …

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Ex-village watchman arrested in Cadiz City drug-bust op

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December 19, 2019
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A former village watchman was arrested in a buy-bust operation around 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday at Purok Malipayon in Cadiz City’s Barangay Zone 12. Suspect Romulo Bacroya alias “Jotay,” 45, a resident of the place, was arrested by Cadiz City police, confiscating three heat sealed of suspected shabu worth P5,000. The suspect is detained at Cadiz …

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P200K worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Kabankalan City

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December 19, 2019
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A drug personality was arrested around 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday at J.Y Perez Highway in Purok 6 in Kabankalan City’s Barangay 2. Police identified the suspect as Alfredo Zayco Bustamante III alias “Third,” 40, married, and a resident of Himamaylan City’s Barangay 12. Police confiscated eight heat sealed of suspected shabu including the buy-bust item …

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Fata Morgana wins ‘Battle of the Bands’

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December 19, 2019
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Local rock band Fata Morgana bested four other finalists in the Victorias Milling Company Battle of the Bands last Tuesday, an event of the 6th Kalamayan Festival in Victorias City. The winner was awarded a P30,000 cash prize. Meanwhile, Mighty Hilamoon took second place and won P20,000, while Symphony came in third took home P10,000. …

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Bago City minor dies after being strangled by cousin

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December 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga An 11-year-old boy was killed after he was allegedly strangled by his cousin last Tuesday at Hacienda Esperanza in Bago City’s Barangay Mailum. Police have requested not to identify the victim and the suspect, who they believe is suffering from mental illness. Based on an investigation carried out by Bago …

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Strict security in place for Ampatuan case promulgation –BJMP

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December 19, 2019
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  The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) will implement strict security protocols in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City in preparation for the promulgation of the Maguindanao massacre case today. “Strict security protocols will be observed inside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City,” BJMP spokesperson, Jail Chief Insp. Xavier Solda said in a statement …

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Bacolod City mayor, local officials attend ‘smart cities’ seminar

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December 19, 2019
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Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, alongside City Councilor Archie Baribar and three other City Hall officials, attended the “Smart Urban Governance for Sustainable Cities and Communities” seminar earlier this week in Pasig City. The seminar, sponsored by the Development Academy of the Philippines, introduced those in attendance to the concept of “smart cities.” Among the …

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