NegOcc mulls price cap on prime commodities

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December 29, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga .The Provincial Price Coordinating Council will pass a recommendation to President Rodrigo Duterte to impose a price ceiling on prime commodities in Negros Occidental after reports of overpricing is still running rampant in areas hit hard by super typhoon “Odette.”. Negros Occidental’s provincial administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, said among the …

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NegOcc gov’t holds Int’l Migrants Day

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December 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

The Negros Occidental provincial government led by Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson celebrated International Migrants Day with the theme, “Harnessing the Potential of Human Mobility,” at the Capitol Social Hall on Monday morning. The activity was spearheaded by the Provincial Committee on Migration and Development. Lacson said the ongoing pandemic has been particularly difficult for migrant …

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‘No vax, no entry’ in Iloilo City malls, restos

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December 29, 2021
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Unvaccinated individuals against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be prohibited from entering the malls, movie houses, restaurants, government offices, and the likes in Iloilo City. According to Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas, there is no specific date yet when to implement the new rule, but he noted that he will issue an executive order. …

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A most beautiful and joyful life

Posted by watchmen
December 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

That’s how a genuine Christian life can be described. If we only know the true face of Christianity, we would have no other conclusion to make than to be convinced that Christian life is the most beautiful and joyful life. We would be overcome, overwhelmed and beside ourselves with joy. We should do everything to …

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Lantern parade of hope and love

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December 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Lanterns are basically a light source (candle, wick in a fuel or mantle) enclosed in a container that protects the flame so the wind would not put it out but light can pass through. It can be made from variety of materials from non-flammable to flammable.  By Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho The University of the …

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Meralco, TNT, Limitless, Platinum lead PBA 3X3 finalists

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December 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Sister teams Meralco Bolts and TNT Tropang Giga lead the finalists of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) 3×3 Lakas ng Tatlo Conference Grand Finals today at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. The Bolts, which is led by Tonino Gonzaga, Alfred Batino, Dexter Maiquez, and Maclean Sabelina, head to the one-game conference finale as …

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Team Phikoma Cadiz City shines in virtual taekwondo tourney

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December 29, 2021
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By Adrian Stewart Co Team Phikoma Cadiz City made their presence felt in the 2021 Smart MVP Sports Foundation Online Regional CPJ Speed Kicking Championships recently. The Dexter Chavez-mentored taekwondo crew took home a total of 14 medals – three golds, six silvers and five bronzes – in the one-day virtual taekwondo tournament. Among the …

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93.33% of Bacolodnons now fully vaxxed –EOC-TF

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December 29, 2021
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A total of 93.33 percent of Bacolod City’s vaccinable population is already fully inoculated against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), data released yesterday by the Emergency Operations Center-Task Force (EOC-TF) showed. EOC-TF Executive Director Em Legaspi-Ang said 383,307 Bacolodnons, or 93.33 percent of the targeted vaccinable population of 410,701, are already fully vaccinated to date. Ang, …

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Overpricing rampant in ‘Odette’-hit areas NegOcc guv appeals for cooperation from local traders

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December 28, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson is appealing for cooperation among local traders as overpricing in typhoon-hit areas in Negros Occidental is still rampant. Following the onslaught of super typhoon “Odette” earlier this month, Lacson said the first price increase they noticed was on the generator sets. There is also a noted …

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