Frustrated murder suspect nabbed after 13 years of hiding

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June 16, 2021
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Facing frustrated murder charges, a 42-year-old man was finally arrested at Sitio Saisi, Barangay Buenavista in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental after 13 years of hiding. Melvin Panueba, a resident of the village’s Sitio Cantupa, was caught on the strength of an arrest warrant around 5:50 p.m. on Monday, Himamaylan City police said. Judge Franklin J. …

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Trike driver shot dead in Bago City

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June 16, 2021
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A tricycle driver was shot dead by his passenger around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 14, in Barangay Ma-ao, Bago City, Negros Occidental. The 40-year-old Rex Palma, a resident of the said village, died of gunshot wound on the right side of his forehead which exited at the back of his head. Bago City police …

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Between scrupulosity and laxity

Posted by watchmen
June 16, 2021
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Simply relying on our own estimation of things will most likely lead us to fall into some extreme cases of scrupulosity on the one hand, or laxity on the other. Both extreme cases are clear signs that we have not understood the promptings of God, or worse, that we have ignored him completely. We have …

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Steps to successful succession

Posted by watchmen
June 16, 2021
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A W+B Family Advisory internal research many years ago focused on family firms operating in advance and emerging economies within Asia, discovered that fewer than 30 percent of business owners have a succession plan.  Most glaringly, when we excluded respondents from Japan in the study, a paltry 15 percent of founders polled were actually prepared. …

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Ilongga rider Dormitorio dominates PhilCycling tilt

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June 16, 2021
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Ilongga rider Ariana Dormitorio continued her national championship dominance in the PhilCycling National Championships for MTB 2021 over the weekend in Danao City in Mandaue, Cebu. The Iloilo City-native Dormitorio submitted a time of 1:29:50.75 to retain the Women’s Elite Category title—a shorter five-loop ride also over a 3-km loop—for the …

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Drug personality shot dead in Kabankalan

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June 16, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga An alleged drug personality was declared dead-on-the-spot after he was shot by still unidentified gunmen along Sitio Biaren in Kabankalan City’s Barangay Linao early Monday evening, June 14. Police identified the fatality as 44-year-old Sunny Tapdasan, a resident of the city’s Barangay Tampalon. Kabankalan City deputy police chief, Police Lt. …

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San Carlos City begins search for sustainable and eco-friendly schools

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June 16, 2021
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The City Environment Management Office (CEMO) of the San Carlos City government in Negros Occidental started its Search for Sustainable & Eco-friendly Schools on Monday as part of the 11th Localized Environment Month. This year, CEMO opted to have an actual evaluation of the 51 participating elementary and secondary public schools wherein criteria focus on …

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Panelo guest of honor at Bacolod’s 83rd Charter Day

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June 16, 2021
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Secretary Salvador Panelo will be the guest of honor and speaker at the 83rd Charter Day celebration of Bacolod City on Friday, June 18. In inviting Panelo, the chief legal counsel of President Rodrigo Duterte, as guest of honor at this important occasion of the city, Mayor Evelio Leonardia said, “We are happy that even …

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NegOcc remains under MGCQ

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June 16, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Provincial administrator Rayfrando Diaz yesterday said the Negros Occidental provincial government will do what it can as the province remains under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) until June 30 despite the continued spike in COVID-19 cases. According to Diaz, they respect the decision of the National Inter-Agency Task Force (NIATF) …

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