Several arrested in Iloilo for unauthorized cockfighting

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March 3, 2020
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Several individuals were arrested over the weekend for unauthorized cockfighting in Barangay Gines Nuevo, located in San Enrique, Iloilo. Authorities identified the arrested suspects as 31-year-old Redgel Pabiona, 23-year-old Rodolfo Roy Serafico, and 42-year-old Bernardo Paches of the town’s Barangay Bato; 18-year-old Justine Querubin of the municipality’s Barangay Asisig; and 38-year-old Romel Devecais of the …

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100 IPPO officers undergo drug testing

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March 3, 2020
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The Regional Crime Laboratory Office-6 yesterday conducted random drug testing for 100 Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) personnel. Meanwhile, IPPO is still awaiting results from testing conducted in February. Earlier, all 185 samples submitted in January came back negative for illegal drugs./WDJ  

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Man nabbed for drugs in the Jaro district

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March 3, 2020
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A man was arrested last Sunday following a buy-bust operation in Barangay Buhang, located in Iloilo City’s Jaro district. Authorities identified the fatality as 43-year-old Reynaldo Bolinas of Barangay Malapad Cugon in Sigma, Capiz. According to police, the suspect was arrested after selling a sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover police officer. Law enforcement …

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Ceneco elections this month

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March 3, 2020
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The Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco) will hold district elections this month with Ceneco Member-Consumer Integrated Services Division head Roel Venus announcing polls will take place on March 14 and 21. On the first date, a new board of directors will be elected in District I, or Bacolod North, which services Barangays 1 to …

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Teen nabbed for drugs at San Carlos City checkpoint

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March 3, 2020
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A man was arrested for illegal drugs possession last Sunday at a police checkpoint in San Carlos City’s Barangay Rizal. Authorities identified the arrested suspect as 19-year-old Regielito ‘Bugoy’ Caramihan of the city’s Barangay Bagonbon. San Carlos City police and elements of the 605th Regional Mobile Force-6 confiscated two sachets of suspected shabu and five …

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National Women’s Month

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March 3, 2020
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Governor: Women in Negros are empowered In observance of National Women’s Month, which is celebrated throughout March, Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson declared, “Women in Negros are empowered.” The governor pointed out, “Women employees outnumber men working at the provincial government. “It is a challenge [for] them,” he added. “The services of the provincial …

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Lacson: Permit will be secured before cutting down Panaad Park trees

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March 3, 2020
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson assured the provincial government will secure a Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) permit prior to cutting down the 300 eucalyptus trees inside the Panaad Park and Stadium. According to the governor, the provincial government is not allowed to cut down the …

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Police officers advised against taking advantage of their position

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March 3, 2020
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Following the recent arrest of Bacolod City Criminal Investigation and Detection Group head, Police Major Melvin Madrona, on allegations of extorting local KTV operators, Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson reminded police officials that their duty is to protect every Negrense and should not take advantage of their position or enrich themselves. “That’s not the …

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Hitachi Vision: 2020 is Clear!

Posted by watchmen
March 2, 2020
Posted in COMMUNITY

After the successful construction of Taiwan Hitachi Subic, Inc. in 1995, it started manufacturing premium air conditioning equipment, exported to various countries in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Its main operation only includes production and export. In the year 2000 Hitachi released the demand for air conditioning units locally, thus giving birth to a …

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NPA members killed in Guihulngan encounter

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March 2, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two New People’s Army (NPA) members were killed Friday evening following a gun battle with elements of the  Philippine Army 62nd Infantry Battalion (62IB) in Guihulngan City’s Barangay Binobohan. Authorities identified the fatalities as Edgar Bonifacio and Randy Canumay, both residents of the said place and members of the NPA …

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