St. Ezekiel Moreno feast day observed on Sunday

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August 15, 2018
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The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) will be observing the feast day of St. Ezekiel Moreno, the patron saint for cancer patients, on Sunday, August 19. St. Ezekiel Moreno is also the patron for the Order of Augustinian Recollects in the Philippines, Taiwan, and Sierra Leone. The “11th Walk for Healing” will commence that morning, …

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34 complete drug rehabilitation in Barotac Nuevo

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August 15, 2018
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A total of 34 individuals from Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, who previously surrendered to law enforcement due to illegal drugs, recently completed drug rehabilitation, a first for the municipality. According to Barotac Nuevo police chief, Police Chief Inspector Raymond Celoso, the 34 are among the 227 total drug users and dealers to surrender in the town. …

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Bacolod-Japan Friendship Day observed

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August 15, 2018
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The Bacolod City Government Center hosted a Bacolod-Japan Friendship Day event yesterday. Among the activities that took place included performances by MassKara Festival dancers, Philippine folk dancers, and an acoustic band; cosplay events; and the presentation of a yukata, a type of kimono. The observance is in accordance with a city ordinance that mandates the …

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Man accused of causing a disturbance arrested on weapons possession

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August 15, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A man accused of causing a disturbance in Barangay Payao, Binalbagan was recently arrested after allegedly brandishing a firearm. Police identified the suspect as 46-year-old Morito Pabillar, a resident of Barangay Cansalungon in Isabela, Negros Occidental. Binalbagan municipal police said they responded after concerned citizens claimed Pabillar was causing …

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Two nabbed for selling drugs in Brgy. 4

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August 15, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Two suspected drug personalities were arrested early yesterday morning following an operation at Purok Ube in Barangay 4, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspects as 32-year-old Heric Tupan and 40-year-old Joemar Anacan, both residents of Purok Camote Kahoy in the said barangay. Based on records released by Police Station …

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More PRO-6 police chiefs relieved from duty due to poor performance

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August 14, 2018
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Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) recently announced another batch of police chiefs across the region will be relieved from duty due to poor performance in the war against illegal drugs. Last month, the regional office relieved 23 police chiefs. According to PRO-6 director, Police Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, in addition to officials with poor records, “overstaying” …

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Man assaulted, stabbed by juveniles in Pulupandan

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August 14, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A 20-year-old man was left stabbed and badly bruised after a group of juveniles assaulted him inside an internet cafe late Sunday night in Barangay Zone 2, Pulupandan, Negros Occidental. Police identified the victim as Sariego Rex, a resident of the town’s Barangay Zone 7. Pulupandan municipal police investigators …

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Senior nabbed for selling drugs in Estefania

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August 14, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A 63-year-old man was recently arrested after he allegedly sold a sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover cop at the City Ville Subdivision in Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspect as Abelardo Sumpio, a resident of the said area. Police Station 4 (PS4) anti-drug operatives said …

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