BCPO has ‘persons of interest’ in tanod’s slay

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October 25, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) now has several “persons of interest” in the murder of a village tanod along 13th Lacson Street in the city’s Barangay 7 last Friday, October 22. BCPO director, Police Colonel Thomas Martir, said they have already checked the close circuit television (CCTV) cameras near …

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PRO-6 warns travelers vs fake swab test results

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October 25, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga With travel restrictions now slowly being lifted nationwide, the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) over the weekend renewed its warning for travelers not to use fake negative RT-PCR test results when entering the region. PRO-6 spokesperson Police Lt. Colonel Arnel Solis said travelers bound for Western Visayas should check the …

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NegOcc guv orders dismissal of capitol engineer

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October 23, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga An engineer of the Provincial Engineer’s Office (PEO) has been ordered dismissed from service by Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson after he was found guilty of administrative offenses. Lacson approved the dismissal of Engr. Noel Barredo from the PEO from the service effective immediately for the administrative charges of …

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BACOLOD BISHOP APPEALS TO LOCAL CANDIDATES: ‘Stop vote buying, mudslinging’

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October 23, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Diocese of Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon yesterday appealed to local political candidates to stop vote buying and mudslinging during the 2022 elections. Buzon made the appeal during the launch of the Gugma Banwa or GUBAN courtesy of the diocese’s Social Action Center in cooperation with several commissions and the Bacolod …

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DA-6 turns over P153.5-M feeder port to Sagay City

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October 22, 2021
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After almost five years of groundwork and construction, the P153.5-million Sagay Feeder Port in Barangay Old Sagay was finally turned over to the Sagay City local government. The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 6 through the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), and the provincial government of Negros Occidental led the blessing and turnover of the …

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PRO-6 to deploy over 2K cops for ‘Undas’ 2021

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October 22, 2021
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The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) will be deploying over 2,000 policemen across Western Visayas to ensure that no one could enter cemeteries from October 29 to November 2 during the observance of All Saints’ and All Souls’ days. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Wednesday said the inter-agency task force on COVID-19 has released guidelines to …

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NegOcc transport sector warns of PUJ ops stoppage due to fuel hikes

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October 21, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A transport sector leader in Negros Occidental warned of a possible stoppage of operation of public utility jeepneys (PUJ) due to the unabated increase in fuel prices. Jessie Ortega, Secretary General of Samahan Ng Mga Tsuper at Operaytors Negros (STONE), is imploring the government to temporarily stop imposing excise taxes …

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Bacolod to start kids vaccination on Nov. 5

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October 21, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City government announced yesterday that it will begin vaccinating minors with comorbidities against coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, on November 5. In a statement released by the city government, they will inoculate minors belonging to the Pediatric A3 category aged between 12 to 17 years old. According to …

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3 juvenile Maral rescued in Cadiz

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October 20, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Three juvenile Visayan Leopard cats locally known as “Maral” were rescued by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental. Based on information released by the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) on Monday, the three juvenile cats were found in the city’s Barangay …

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NegOcc awaits go-ahead for vaccination of minors

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October 20, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The provincial government of Negros Occidental is currently waiting for the go-ahead from the Department of Health for them to start inoculating minors aged 12 to 17 years old against coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said they are still waiting for the go signal although …

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