Cadiz City allots P30-M for repair of drainage system

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October 25, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The city government of Cadiz in Negros Occidental has allotted more than P30 million in next year’s budget for the repair of its drainage system. Cadiz City Mayor Salvador Escalante Jr. explained that the city is two inches below sea level and they face flooding in some areas during times …

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Talisay City mayor contracts COVID-19 anew

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October 25, 2021
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For the second time, Mayor Neil Lizares III of Talisay City, Negros Occidental tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. In a statement posted on Facebook over the weekend, Lizares said he is “experiencing mild symptoms” but added “it breaks my heart to see that members of my family and household have also tested …

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Toboso vows to catch up with COVID vax program

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October 25, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Mayor Richard Jaojoco of Negros Occidental’s Toboso town vowed that they will eventually catch up with the ongoing vaccination program as more COVID-19 vaccines arrive in the country. Jaojoco made the statement after a report from the Provincial Health Office showed that the municipality has only vaccinated 2,807 or a …

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P48-M farm-to-market road inaugurated in Manapla

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October 23, 2021
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A P48 million farm-to-market road project was inaugurated and turned over to the local government of Manapla in Negros Occidental on Thursday, Oct. 21. Department of Agriculture 6 (DA-6) Regional Executive Director Remelyn Recoter and Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson led the activity. The DA-PRDP road project is from Barangay 1A to Punta Salong and registers …

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‘Tanod’ killed in broad daylight in Bacolod City

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October 23, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A barangay tanod was shot dead in broad daylight by still unidentified gunmen along 13th Lacson Street, part of Bacolod City’s Barangay 7, yesterday morning. Police identified the fatality as 42-year-old Michael Hugo, a resident of Purok Tahong in Barangay 2 and village tanod of the said place. Based on …

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Ex-prov’l HR head reinstated after 60-day suspension lapsed

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October 22, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Alberto Nellas, Jr. confirmed yesterday the reinstatement of Atty. Annabelle Palic at the Negros Cyber Centre after the 60-day preventive suspension slapped against her lapsed last October 4. Nellas, however, said that the case against Palic will proceed into a full blown investigation. Palic, former head …

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La Carlota’s goal: 50% herd immunity by end of October

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October 22, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Encouraged by the report that it topped the recent COVID-19 Vaccination Performance report released by the Negros Occidental Provincial Health Office, the La Carlota City government announced yesterday that it aims to attain 50 percent herd immunity by the end of this month. In a social media post of Mayor …

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San Carlos City gov’t gets antigen-rapid tests kits

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October 21, 2021
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The San Carlos Solar Energy, Inc. (SaCaSol) donated 11 boxes of antigen kits to the local government unit of San Carlos City yesterday morning. Mayor Renato Y. Gustilo together with City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Joe Recalex Alingasa Jr. received the donation containing 25 pieces of antigen kits worth P50,000 for the isolation …

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Lost prov’l gov’t-owned vehicles recovered

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October 21, 2021
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The provincial government of Negros Occidental has recovered five of its vehicles which were previously tagged as missing. Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said the five missing vehicles were either found in private repair shops or were “mysteriously parked” and were never properly turned over by their previous users. According to …

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