Capitol exec still on ‘show cause order’ status

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January 30, 2023
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The case of Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Management Program Division (PDMPD) head remains on “show cause order,” according to Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Alberto Nellas, Jr. In a radio interview over the weekend, Nellas said they have yet to resolve PDMPD head Dr. Zeaphard Caelian’s case as the related documents …

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Sagay hospital resumes patients’ admission

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2023
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Alfredo E. Marañon Sr. Memorial District Hospital (AEMSMDH) in Negros Occidental’s Sagay City has resumed its acceptance of patients, after it was temporarily suspended due to reaching its maximum capacity. In a new post on their social media page, the hospital management informed the public that they will follow …

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Driver dead after crashing into electrical post

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January 30, 2023
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A driver died after his motorcycle accidentally crashed into an electrical post along Circumferential Road in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mandalagan on Saturday night, January 28. Police identified the fatality as 40-year-old Bryan Tahan, a glass installer and a resident of the city’s Bata village. Traffic investigators from Police Station 3 …

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New LTO-Bacolod office to operate next month 

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January 30, 2023
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Bacolod City will begin operating in their new office on February 6. LTO-Bacolod chief Renato Novero said on Friday, January 27, they will be accommodating vehicle registration at their new field office located at Sitio Manayawsayaw in the city’s Mansilingan village. The LTO’s licensing …

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PBA Governors’ Cup: NLEX prevails over NorthPort

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2023
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO NLEX Road Warriors showed steadiness in the endgame to beat NorthPort Batang Pier, 121-112, in the 2022-2023 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City on Saturday night, January 28. Jonathon Simmons spearheaded the offense with 33 points, including eight in the fourth, to go with eight rebounds and …

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Daegu falls short to Knights in KBL

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January 30, 2023
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Samjosef Belangel’s strong showing went for naught as Daegu Korea Gas Corporation Pegasus suffered a 118-116 triple overtime loss to Seoul SK Knights in the 2022-2023 Korean Basketball League (KBL) at the Jamsil Student Gymnasium on Saturday, January 28. The Bacolod City-native Belangel tallied 22 points, including four three-point conversions, to go with …

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‘Vigilantes’ behind brutal crimes —VM

Posted by watchmen
January 29, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran believes the recent brutal crime incidents in the city were committed by vigilantes. Familiaran made the comments following the recent recovery of two severed hands placed on a container with sour beef stew or “linaga,” and the recent killing of a fish …

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Fish vendor found dead in Mansilingan 

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A fish vendor was found dead in an empty lot at Hacienda Guanzon in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan yesterday morning. Police identified the fatality as 22-year-old Henry Paul Bombate, a resident of Sitio Sibucao in the city’s Barangay Banago, and a vendor at Central Market. Based on information released by …

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Capitol assures egg supply enough in NegOcc

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January 27, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson assured Negrenses that there is enough supply of eggs in the province. Lacson said the price was already expected to rise due to the domino effect brought by inflation, and the price hike of other primary commodities as well as fuel. In the …

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