2 street-level drug targets nabbed

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April 27, 2021
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  Two street-level drug suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Bacolod City’s Barangay 13 around 1:30 a.m. yesterday. Authorities identified the suspects as 24-year-old Anthony Villacrusis alias “Toto Villacrusis” and 33-year-old Gemma Mellogo. Personnel from Bacolod City Police Office City Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Villacrusis and Mellogo after the former sold shabu to …

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Iloilo City mayor backs community pantries

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April 27, 2021
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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas clarified that he is supporting the establishment of community pantries in the city, adding he is even encouraging all organizers. “Let us show our Bayanihan spirit in helping one another. You do not need to be elected or appointed to help our least privileged sectors of society,” said Treñas. …

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Not to condemn but to save

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April 27, 2021
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When we have to fight for justice and for what is right, let it be that we do it with magnanimity and humility, and never as an expression of self-righteousness. As one saint once said, let us simply drown evil with an abundance of good, even if in the process, we are made to suffer, …

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Self-reliance in food

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April 27, 2021
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Recently, the Senate Committee of the Whole (COW), led by Senate President Tito Sotto, conducted two extensive hearings on the African Swine Fever (ASF) which continues to be a perennial threat not only to the local hog industry, but also the country’s food security.   The hearings underscored the seriousness of this other outbreak, as evidenced …

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Charlotte scores back-to-back wins, stuns Boston

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April 27, 2021
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By Adrian Stewart Co Charlotte Hornets were in cruise control from start to finish as they walloped Boston Celtics, 125-104, in the 2020-2021 NBA Season on Sunday (Monday in the Philippines) at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Devonte Graham tallied 24 points to go along with nine assists, while P.J. Washington chipped in double-double …

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Negrense boxer Aldea bags WBA Asia belt

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April 27, 2021
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By Adrian Stewart Co Negrense Roldan Aldea bagged the WBA Asia super featherweight belt following a unanimous decision win over hometown fighter Junior Kauko Raka on Sunday night at the St. John Guise Stadium Indoor Complex in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This was the first international boxing title of the Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental-native …

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2 more NPA rebels killed in Ilog encounter

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April 27, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Just a week following the deadly clash between government forces and the New People’s Army (NPA) in Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental which resulted to the deaths of two insurgents, another clash erupted this time in the province’s Ilog town in which again resulted in two fatalities for the insurgent group. Lt. …

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Bacolod EOC beefs up COVID-19 testing

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April 27, 2021
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The Bacolod City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is maximizing its testing operations, especially focused on individuals with high-risk of COVID-19 infection. To further maximize the testing operations, the EOC is aggressively conducting surveillance testings in various areas, the recent of which was in the Bacolod City Police Office after some police officers tested positive for …

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COVID-positive Police Station 4 cops rise to 13

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April 27, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Eight more police officers of Bacolod City Police Office’s (BCPO) Police Station 4 tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, bringing the station’s total number of infections to 13. Based on information released by the BCPO, the test results of the remaining police officers who underwent swab tests last …

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