Negrense runner finishes third in Tarlac City marathon

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January 20, 2020
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Jeson Agravante of Silay City finished third in the men’s category at the 2019 Milo Marathon national finals over the weekend at the Tarlac City Plazuela. He clocked-in with a time of 2:31:55. Meanwhile, Jerald Zabala, last year’s runner-up came in first place with a time of 2:31:16; Richard Salaño trailed him by 10 seconds …

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Jeruta winner pushes Iloilo over Zamboanga

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January 20, 2020
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An Aaron Jeruta game-winner secured a 60-58 win for the Iloilo United Royals over Zamboanga Family’s Brand Sardines last Saturday in the ongoing 2019-2020 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup at the University of San Agustin gym in Iloilo City. Jeruta, a native of Iloilo City’s Jaro district, finished with five points, seven rebounds, and …

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Dinagyang Festival 2020

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January 20, 2020
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  Barotac Nuevo teams win at football festival By Adrian Stewart Co Teams from Barotac Nuevo recently captured two titles at the 1st Jerry P. Treñas Dinagyang Football Festival, which took place at the Central Philippine University (CPU) football grounds in Iloilo City. Barotac Nuevo Footballers United won the Under 18 division with a dominating …

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8 injured after Kabankalan City bridge collapse

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January 20, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga At least eight people were rushed to the hospital yesterday after sustaining injuries when the cables of a hanging bridge snapped during a fluvial parade at Sitio Camugao in Kabankalan City’s Barangay 6. The incident occurred during the city’s annual Sinulog Festival. According to Kabankalan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management …

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Iloilo City call center agent shot dead

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January 20, 2020
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A call center agent, who had previously surrendered to police as a drug offender, was shot dead yesterday outside his home in Barangay Cuartero, located in Iloilo City’s Jaro district. Authorities identified the victim as 42-year-old Alain Muller, who died of multiple gunshot wounds to the head. According to Jaro Police Station chief, Police Captain …

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Robbery suspect gunned down in Bacolod City

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January 20, 2020
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A robbery suspect was killed last Friday night after being gunned down by unidentified assailants along Mabini Street in Bacolod City’s Barangay 30. Police identified the fatality as Johnny Lizzo, a resident of the city’s Barangay 40. In a press conference held yesterday morning, Police Station 6 (PS6) commander, Police Captain Elmer Bonilla, said the …

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Additional police vehicles for BCPO are ‘badly needed’

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January 20, 2020
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Pico: Aquino era patrol vehicles have broken down Following the shooting in Bacolod City’s Barangay 30 last Friday, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) spokesperson, Police Lt. Colonel Ariel Pico, said the local police force badly needs additional police vehicles in order to improve response times. During a press conference yesterday morning, the law enforcement official …

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Let’s be cheerful givers

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January 20, 2020
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This is what St. Paul encourages to do and to be. His words: “Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Cor 9, 7) If …

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Be humble while in public office

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January 20, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my step” -Mahatma Gandhi To public officials: Power is temporary. When given the opportunity to serve the public, one must live a modest …

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Blackouts sa Occidential Mindoro pinaiimbestigahan

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January 20, 2020
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INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “… `Pakatandaan ninyo: Bago pa man isinilang si Abraham, ako ay si ‘Ako Nga’…” (si Jesus, ang ating Diyos at Tagapagligtas na Siyang Diyos Ama, Anak, at Espiritu Santo, Juan 8:58, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya).   *** BLACKOUTS SA OCCIDENTIAL MINDORO, PINAIIMBESTIGAHAN: Bakit tila yata nauuso ang blackout sa Occidental Mindoro? Ito …

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