Extradition case: Teves freed from house arrest in Timor-Leste

Posted by watchmen
June 24, 2024
Posted in HEADLINE

By JEN BAYLON Expelled Negros Oriental 3rd District Representative Arnolfo Teves, Jr. was released from house arrest in Timor-Leste, his legal counsel Ferdinand Topacio said over the weekend. In a statement on Saturday, June 22, Topacio confirmed reports circulating in Timor-Leste media about Teves’ release by the tribunal conducting extradition proceedings. Teves was freed but under …

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The ‘nanlaban’ formula for murder

Posted by watchmen
June 24, 2024

  By Ade Fajardo Kabataan party-list’s Representative Raoul Manuel chided former Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea for chuckling at the prospect of the House of Representatives summoning his boss Rodrigo Duterte to shed light on the thousands of drug war deaths during his term. “If they are so proud of their own numbers that they killed 20,000 civilians …

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Turning our weakness into strength

Posted by watchmen
June 24, 2024

  By Fr. Roy Cimagala The secret is to assume the identity of Christ and his attitude toward all forms of human weakness and limitations. He himself assumed our human weaknesses even to the extent of making himself like sin without committing sin, if only to save us from our fatal predicament. (cfr. 2 Corinthians 5:21) …

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Over 30 families affected by Kanlaon eruption still in evacuation centers 

Posted by watchmen
June 24, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By JEN BAYLON More than 30 families remained at evacuation centers in Negros Occidental’s La Castellana town following the phreatic eruption of Kanlaon Volcano earlier this month. John de Asis, head of the La Castellana Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said more than 30 families living within Kanlaon’s four-kilometer Permanent Danger Zone need to …

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DSWD project recipients plant crops, build water reservoirs in Negros

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June 24, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  Some 753 partner-beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) initiative on climate change adaption are cultivating crops and building water reservoirs in two local government units in Negros Occidental. They are among the families affected by drought due to El Niño who received assistance under the Project Local Adaptation to Water …

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Region 6 LGUs urged to adopt unified platform for hazards reporting

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June 24, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  Local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas are being encouraged to adopt the communication platform for real-time reporting of hazards and emergencies developed by the Department of Science and Technology in Western Visayas (DOST-6). The Strategic Incident Geo-referencing for Nationwide Alertness (SIGNAL) project was piloted at the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) and …

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4 dead, 3 hurt in Dgte road collision

Posted by watchmen
June 24, 2024
Posted in News

  Four died while three others were injured when the car they were riding in collided with a cement mixer truck in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental early Saturday, June 22. A report from the Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) said the casualties, who were in a Toyota Avanza car, were all from Luzon. NOPPO …

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Iloilo officials welcome NIR re-establishment

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June 24, 2024
Posted in News

  Top officials in Iloilo City and the province of Iloilo have expressed support for the re-establishment of the Negros Island Region (NIR) even before it was signed into law by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. said that there’s no problem with the re-establishment of the NIR as it will …

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San Juan survives Bacolod City in MPBL

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June 24, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO The San Juan Knights-Go for Gold overcame a late uprising by Bacolod City of Smiles for a 91-85 victory in the 2024 MPBL Season at the Olivarez College Gymnasium in Parañaque City over the weekend. Comfortably ahead by 21 points midway through the fourth quarter, the Knights were surprised by …

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