‘Step up actions vs. smugglers’

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February 28, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) was urged by sugar planters groups to initiate seizure proceedings on the estimated 5,000 metric tons of refined sugar that arrived at Batangas Port prior to the issuance of the sugar order (SO). Aurelio Valderrama, Jr. of the Confederation of Sugar Producers Association (CONFED), …

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LTO eyes standard rates in driving schools 

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February 28, 2023
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    By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief and Transportation Assistant Secretary Jose Arturo Tugade said they have created a committee which will study and come up with reasonable and standard rates for driving schools in the country. Tugade was in Bacolod City yesterday morning for the formal turnover of the …

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Senior stabbed dead in Cauayan

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February 28, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A senior citizen was stabbed dead by a still unidentified individual at Barangay Camalandaan in Negros Occidental’s Cauayan town on Monday, February 27. Police identified the fatality as Joelito Mañegos, 65 years old, a resident of the village’s Sitio Tanga-tanga. Cauayan police chief, Major Gary Alan Resuma said they …

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Gastro cases in Negros remain high; another death logged

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February 28, 2023
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  Acute gastro-intestinal cases in Negros Oriental’s Vallehermoso town are still up despite containment measures as one more death was reported, a health official said on Monday, February 27. However, Department of Health (DOH) provincial chief Jennifer Remollo told the Philippine News Agency that the latest casualty was not related to the surge of waterborne …

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DOH sending doctors to San Carlos due to amoebiasis cases

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February 28, 2023
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  The Department of Health (DOH) will deploy epidemiologists to verify amoebiasis cases in Negros Occidental’s San Carlos City. According to DOH officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire, 189 cases of amoebiasis were reported in the city. “We are now sending our team here from the Epidemiology Bureau to go to our [Regional Office 6] para matulungan …

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Gilas Pilipinas bows to Jordan in FIBA

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February 28, 2023
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  By ADRIAN STEWART CO Gilas Pilipinas fell short in its comeback bid as it suffered a 91-90 loss to Jordan in the sixth and final window of the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on Monday night, February 27. After being down by as much as 25 …

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Negros Muscovados signs Andaya, Ingles

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February 28, 2023
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  By ADRIAN STEWART CO Negros Muscovados strengthened its roster further ahead of its Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) return this year with the signing of two veteran wing players. The Muscovados announced yesterday the signing of Algin Andaya and Leo James Ingles, who have MPBL experience with Navotas Uni-Pak Sardines and Valenzuela, respectively. The …

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NCAA: San Beda keeps hopes alive with rout of Mapua

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February 28, 2023
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  San Beda University kept its hunt for a twice-to-beat Final Four incentive alive after holding off Mapua University, 86-75, in their playoff clash in the NCAA Season 98 juniors’ basketball tournament on Monday, February 27. The defending champion will next meet College of Saint Benilde-La Salle Green Hills in another playoff encounter to determine …

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‘Better training for job seekers’; Group: Education system needs adjustment to new industries

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February 27, 2023
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    By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A labor rights group leader is hoping for better training for job seekers if the investment pledges from foreign investors in President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr.’s state visits in the past few months are realized. In an interview on Bombo Radyo-Bacolod, rights group leader Wennie Sancho pointed out …

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