CIDG-Bacolod head arrested on extortion allegations

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February 29, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The head of the Bacolod City Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) was arrested in an entrapment operation last Thursday by the Philippine National Police-Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group-Visayas ((PNP-IMEG Visayas) field unit, PNP Special Action Force, and Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office after allegedly demanding money from two individuals …

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Local army brigade receives additional troops

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February 29, 2020
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The Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) recently received additional troops with the 14th Civil Military Operations Battalion beefed up to address the ongoing insurgency issue across Negros. Their immediate deployment will serve to reinforce and sustain community support program teams across the island. “We welcome the additional troops deployed in Negros to boost our …

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Slain Bacolod City student accused of bullying assailant’s son

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February 29, 2020
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The mother of the suspect involved in a Grade 10 student’s murder earlier this week in Bacolod City’s Barangay Sum-ag claimed the victim had been bullying the assailant’s son. In an interview with TV Patrol-Negros, Leny Carmelotes, the mother of 27-year-old Ray Jan Carmelotes, claimed the assailant’s son suffers from mental illness and was bullied …

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Chinese vessel barred by Bacolod City to offload elsewhere

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February 29, 2020
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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Negros Occidental yesterday affirmed the cargo ship originating from China that was supposed to dock at Bacolod City’s Bredco Port was forced to offload its cargo elsewhere after Mayor Evelio Leonardia earlier issued an executive order prohibiting such vessels from docking at port. PCG-Negros Occidental chief, Lt. Commander Jansen …

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38 NegOcc barangays declared ‘drug-cleared’

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February 29, 2020
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Iloilo City sees 16 more ‘cleared’ neighborhoods As of February 27, the Regional Oversight Committee declared 38 Negros Occidental barangays “drug-cleared,” or “officially unaffected;” of the 38, 36 are in Negros Occidental and two in Bacolod City. Across the Western Visayas, 263 barangays applied for drug-clearing evaluations with 111 successfully passing the deliberation process. Philippine …

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Negrense boxer fights this weekend in GenSan

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February 29, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Aston Palicte of Bago City returns to the ring this weekend, Saturday, February 29, when he faces Jonathan Francisco in an eight-round fight at the Lagao Gym in General Santos City. The Negrense fighter is coming off two consecutive losses, falling via unanimous decision to Filipino boxer Renz Rosia and losing …

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Manuel, Jalalon suspended for playing in ‘ligang labas’

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February 29, 2020
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Alaska’s Vic Manuel and Magnolia’s Jio Jalalon have been suspended by their respective teams ahead of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup for participating in community basketball leagues, or locally known as “ligang labas.” PBA commissioner Willie Marcial confirmed the news first reported by PBA Rush. “Sinuspinde na sila ng mga mother teams nila,” Marcial said …

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Erram trade approved

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February 29, 2020
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The earlier reported deal sending NLEX Road Warriors center John Paul Erram to the TNT KaTropa was approved by the PBA Commissioner’s Office. According to the deal, KaTropa center Marion Magat, along with a future first round draft pick, were offered to Blackwater Elite; Blackwater Elite small forward Anthony Semerad, center Rabeh Al-Hussaini, and two …

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Tay Tung to compete in Silay

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February 29, 2020
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City volleyball tournament Bacolod Tay Tung High School will be competing for the JGM Dreams Foundation this weekend in the Negros Volleyball Federation Age-Group Volleyball Tournament in Silay City. Aurea Claudette Alvero, Gwen Bañas, Annikha Cabasac, Katherine Shaine Cortez, Nicolei Galvan, Jermaina Joniega, Julianne Monares, Kathleen Kate Tan, and Alijah Ysulan make up the 18-and-Under …

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UST women’s basketball tryouts in Iloilo City

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February 29, 2020
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The University of Santo Tomas will be holding tryouts for their women’s basketball team on March 14 and 15 at the Iloilo Sports Complex in Iloilo City’s La Paz district. The Friday date will accommodate incoming Grade 8 to 11 students from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., while the Saturday tryouts are for athletes 21 …

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