‘Detailed plans’; Capitol asks OPA’s programs for P15-M ‘El Niño’ budget

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Negros Occidental Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) was asked for detailed plans on how their proposed P15 million fund would be used to mitigate the effects of the El Niño phenomenon in the province. Provincial administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz said they have not yet approved the requested …

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NPA fighter dead, 1 captured in clash

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2023
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A New People’s Army (NPA) member was killed, while another was captured by government forces in an encounter at Barangay Budlasan’s Sitio Malatanglad in Negros Oriental’s Canlaon City late Friday afternoon, April 28. Authorities identified the fatality as 22-year-old Anthony “Miguel” Curson, a resident of Barangay Budlasan’s Sitio Natuling; …

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‘Greyhound’ ops yield no drugs in San Carlos jail

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April 30, 2023
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga There were no illegal drugs recovered after a routine shakedown or “greyhound” operation at the San Carlos City District Jail in Negros Occidental on Friday morning, April 28. The operation was conducted by members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Negros Occidental, and the Bureau of Jail …

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Bros mauled, stabbed

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2023
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  By Mae Singuay Two brothers were hurt after they were allegedly mauled and stabbed for unknown reasons. Confined at Cadiz District Hospital were brothers, 34-year-old Patrick Alvarez and 30-year-old Khen, both residents of Barangay Zone 6 in Negros Occidental’s Cadiz City. Police identified the suspects as 34-year-old Joseph Besa and 37-year-old Ferdinand Abuan, both …

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70 held for ‘illegal cockfighting’

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2023
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By Mae Singuay Around 70 individuals were arrested for allegedly being involved in illegal cockfighting in Negros Occidental’s E.B. Magalona town on Saturday morning, April 29. Town police station and the 605th Regional Mobile Force Battalion conducted the operation at 11:50 a.m. in Barangay San Isidro. The suspects were all residents of the town’s Barangay …

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WVRAA Meet: NegOcc spikers sweep golds

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2023
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO Negros Occidental’s elementary and secondary teams swept the girls’ volleyball event gold medals in the 2023 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet yesterday. The Bacolod Tay Tung High School, representing Negros Occidental, clinched the championship in the elementary girls’ division after beating Iloilo in the finals, 25-12, 25-15, 25-20, …

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Iloilo elem booters prevail over Negros for gold

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April 30, 2023
Posted in SPORTS

By ADRIAN STEWART CO Iloilo elementary boys’ football team completed its dominance in the 2023 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet with a 2-1 beating of Negros Occidental in the finals at the Aklan Sports Complex in Aklan province’s Makato town on Saturday night, April 29. Alfin Bayotas and Kurt Arnel Deoduco scored a …

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