Negros Oriental police official shot dead

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January 30, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A police officer was shot dead Tuesday night along the national highway in Barangay Tapon Norte B in San Jose, Negros Oriental. Authorities identified the fatality as Police Executive Master Sergeant Roldan Dellosa Esmajer, a resident of Barangay Tapon Norte of the said municipality. Based on initial investigations, police found …

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Additional funds needed for Panaad Stadium oval

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January 30, 2020
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Negros Occidental provincial administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, yesterday revealed additional funding may be necessary for the installation of a new rubberized track oval at the Panaad Stadium. The initial budget was estimated at P30 million but a final figure will be determined once the program of work is submitted to the Provincial Engineer’s Office. He …

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Sagay City officials destroy over 1,000 motorcycle mufflers

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January 30, 2020
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  The Sagay City government destroyed 1,184 illegal mufflers earlier this week, which were confiscated following the implementation of a city ordinance that prohibits the use of “open pipe” motorcycle mufflers. Mayor Alfredo Marañon III; Vice Mayor Narciso Javelosa, Jr.; Sagay City police chief, Police Major Antonio Benitez, Jr.; among others witnessed the event at …

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Board members to take turns presiding over sessions

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January 30, 2020
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Negros Occidental Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer, who typically presides over the Provincial Board, said board members will be given the chance to take turns presiding over sessions with 3rd Provincial District Board Member Sixto Teofilo Roxas Villena Guanzon to start. The vice governor said they will also hold sessions in the different localities across the …

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Engineer: No irregularities in Halandumon Tower construction

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January 30, 2020
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Bacolod City Engineer’s Office project engineer Loban Rafael Ceballos insisted there were no irregularities in the construction of the P4.8 million Halandumon Tower, which was struck by a vehicle last week. “I assure you, there were no irregularities,” he affirmed during a press conference yesterday at the Bacolod City Government Center. In response to critics …

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Bacolod City monitoring ports, transport terminals amid nCoV threat

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January 30, 2020
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Vice mayor to sick individuals: Don’t wait, seek medical attention By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran yesterday said the City Health Office (CHO) has begun closely monitoring various ports and transport terminals in the city amid the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) threat. According to the city official, close attention is …

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NOPPO targeting top drug suspects

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January 29, 2020
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Baleros: The drug problem is ‘not as rampant’ By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, Police Colonel Romeo Baleros, yesterday said the Philippine National Police is targeting the arrest of top drug dealers in the province this year. The NOPPO chief, together with top police officials from across the province, …

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Over 1,000 PRO-6 officers test negative for illegal drugs

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January 29, 2020
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A total of 1,090 Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) officers tested negative for illegal drugs following random drug testing. The results, which were released yesterday, were based on testing conducted from January 10 to 14. PRO-6 director, Police Brigadier General Rene Pamuspusan, said the testing was part of the Philippine National Police’s intensified internal cleansing program. …

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PNP affirms obese, overweight officers are not subject to sanctions

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January 29, 2020
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Gamboa: Those who fail to meet standard BMI will not be promoted Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, General Archie Francisco Gamboa, clarified the law enforcement agency’s policy on overweight and obese police officers and affirmed those who fail to meet the standard BMI (body mass index) will not face administrative sanctions. “Walang specific violation sa …

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New Year’s Call’ held for NOPPO officials

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January 29, 2020
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Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson held a New Year’s Call yesterday morning for Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) officials at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. During the gathering, the governor issued marching orders to police chiefs to improve police visibility in order to secure their respective jurisdictions. He also encouraged the use of …

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