Kepco-SPC adjustment charges to be included on Ceneco bills

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April 26, 2018
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Consumers subject to different residential rates   The Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Ceneco) recently announced increases in April 2018 residential rates, which they credited to the implementation of the Korean Electric Power Corporation-Salcon Power Corporation (Kepco-SPC) adjustment, which, as previously projected, added an additional 8¢ per kilowatt hour (kWh) to consumer bills. The additional …

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Minor killed by speeding motorcycle in Manapla

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April 26, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A female minor was killed after she was struck by a speeding motorcycle late Tuesday afternoon along the national road at Hacienda Ibus in Barangay Tortosa, Manapla, Negros Occidental. Police identified the fatality as 11-year-old Paulin Joy Eswagan, a resident of Hacienda Napungolan in the said barangay. Manapla municipal …

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Negros Oriental considered ‘priority province’ due to NPA presence

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April 26, 2018
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Negros Oriental was recently declared a “priority province” by the Philippine National Police for the upcoming May 14 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, due to the reported presence of the New People’s Army (NPA) throughout the province. Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office (NOrPPO) director, Police Senior Superintendent Edwin Portento, said their province is being prioritized …

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Mother admits to role in Silay City double murder

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April 26, 2018
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Primary murder suspect arrested   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Following interrogations conducted yesterday by Silay City police, a mother admitted to having a role in the double murder of her live-in partner and their child in the city’s Barangay Kapitan Ramon last Tuesday. Silay City police chief, Police Superintendent Noel Polines, said the …

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BCPO: Criminal incidents down

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April 25, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   According to recent data gathered by the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), the number of criminal incidents in the city has dropped. BCPO spokesperson, Police Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, said since the appointment of BCPO director, Police Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo, last November, they have adopted enhanced managing police …

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DTI voursws assistance for Boracay workers, entreprene

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April 25, 2018
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With the closure of resort destination Boracay scheduled to commence tomorrow, April 26, the Department of Trade and Industry-Region VI (DTI-6) recently revealed they would provide assistance for local workers and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). According to DTI-6 Director Rebeca M. Rascon, the agency will lead an Operations Center/One-Stop Shop, located in Boracay’s …

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Father, daughter murdered in Silay City

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April 25, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The remains of a 63-year-old father and his 7-year-old daughter were discovered murdered yesterday morning at Hacienda Pula Kuartel in Barangay Kapitan Ramon, Silay City, Negros Occidental. Police identified the fatalities as Antonio Padua and his daughter, April Rean, both residents of the said barangay. In a radio interview …

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University accounting office ransacked, 100K stolen

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April 25, 2018
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Central Philippine State University (CPSU) accounting office at the main campus in Kabankalan City was recently found ransacked. Closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage showed three unidentified armed individuals entered the office around 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday. According to CPSU Extension and Community Services director, Dr. Ferdinand Abello, P100,000 in …

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