Holy Week 2019

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April 17, 2019
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PDEA conducts sweeping operations at terminals   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 6 (PDEA-6) conducted sweeping operations at various terminals in the Western Visayas as part of the Holy Week observance. PDEA-6 operatives also utilized K-9 units in searching passenger bags at the Bredco Port in Bacolod City and …

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Panay East-West Lateral Road

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April 17, 2019
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around 20% complete –DPWH-6   The Department of Public Works and Highway-Region VI (DPWH-6) recently noted, after “construction has been going on for around three years” on the 41-kilometer Panay East-West Lateral Road, which will connect Antique, Iloilo, and Capiz, they have completed around eight kilometers, approximately 20 percent. According to DPWH-6 assistant director Al …

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33 rescued from human traffickers in Boracay

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April 17, 2019
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  The Malay Municipal Police Station, 2nd Aklan Provincial Mobile Force Company, and Aklan Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force recently conducted operations resulting in the rescue of 33 women who were being forced into prostitution at Sitio Tulubhana, a community located within Barangay Manoc-Manoc at popular tourist destination Boracay. Six individuals were arrested including 42-year-old Richard …

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Minor earthquake strikes Hinoba-an

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April 17, 2019
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A 2.8-magnitude earthquake was recorded west of Hinoba-an yesterday morning, around 8:26 a.m. According to a subsequent Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology bulletin, no damage was reported in or around the Negros Occidental town as a result of the tremor. There were also no aftershocks expected. Quakes ranging between 1.0 and 3.0 in magnitude …

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Holy Week 2019

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April 17, 2019
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PSTMO to deploy over 200 personnel to Iloilo City churches   Amid the ongoing Holy Week observance, the Iloilo City Public Safety and Transportation Management Office (PSTMO) will be deploying 245 personnel for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, which begin tomorrow. PSTMO head Jeck Conlu said personnel will be stationed at churches across the city …

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Coal extraction, reserves on the rise nationwide since 2000 –PSA report

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April 16, 2019
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Marañon earlier issued order declaring Negros Occidental ‘coal-free’ According to a recently released report by the Philippine Statistics Authority, coal extractions were on the rise between 2000 and 2017, which has also resulted in an increase in the country’s coal reserves. Data from the report noted coal extraction has “increased by almost ninefold,” showing a …

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NBI sought to probe alleged extortion activity at Iloilo Terminal Market

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April 16, 2019
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Espinosa points out illegal structure set up outside the facility Iloilo Mayor Jose Espinosa III would like to have the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) investigate alleged extortion activity taking place at the Iloilo Terminal Market. The mayor said he had been approached by local fish vendors claiming they were being charged a daily rate …

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NPA believed to have suffered casualties following Bindoy encounter

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April 16, 2019
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Insurgents left ‘blood trails’ during earlier Moises Padilla conflict By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Following a recent encounter between government forces and New People’s Army (NPA) insurgents in Barangay Cabcaban’s Sitio Kampong-oy, a community located in Bindoy, Negros Oriental, officials from the Philippine Army 62nd Infantry Battalion (62IB) believe the rebel group may have suffered …

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2019 Midterm Elections

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April 15, 2019
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303IB: NPA remains the biggest threat to the elections   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) commander, Brigadier General Benedict Arevalo, claimed the New People’s Army (NPA) remains the biggest threat in terms of security for next month’s midterm elections. In an interview with Watchmen Daily Journal over the …

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