Colorum tricycle driver nabbed after eluding a checkpoint in Mansilingan

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January 20, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A colorum tricycle driver was arrested after attempting to elude a police checkpoint at the Hermilinda Homes Subdivision in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City, Thursday morning. Police identified the suspect as 43-year-old Philip Olac, a resident of the said subdivision. Officers from Police Station 7 (PS7) said they were conducting a routine checkpoint …

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Stephen Speaks tours through Iloilo City

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January 20, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim American singer-songwriter Rockwell Ryan Ripperger, better known as Stephen Speaks, is currently performing throughout Iloilo City as part of his ongoing “Alive To Fight” tour, which kicked off at SM City Iloilo on January 18. Following a concert at the University of San Agustin gym last night, he will be performing …

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Child falls into EB Magalona well

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January 20, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A one-year-old child was injured after accidentally falling into a wellin Barangay Alacaygan, EB Magalona, Negros Occidental. Authorities identified the victim as Carell James Comprado, a resident of the said barangay. In a radio interview with the victim’s mother, she said her son’s uncle called the child to come downstairs …

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Salon owner kills self in Bacolod City

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January 20, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A salon owner killed himself inside his establishment at Lopez Jaena-Burgos Streets in Bacolod City late Thursday evening. Police identified the fatality as 49-year-old Ralph Limbaga, owner of the Red Palm Salon and resident of Barangay Alangilan in the said city. Based on a report released by Police Station 4 (PS4), Limbaga’s …

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Dinagyang Festival 2018

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January 20, 2018
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Religious events continue with Sto. Niño Mass for barangay children today By Paulo Loreto Lim The ongoing religious activities associated with the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, continue with the Sto. Niño Mass for barangay children at the San Jose Placer Parish Church today, January 20, from 8:00 …

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Hinoba-an Mayor offers reward for the arrest of illegal loggers

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January 20, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Hinoba-an Mayor Ernesto Estrao is offering a P10,000 reward for anybody who can track down the illegal loggers responsible for two century-old lauan trees being cut down at Sitio Wilderness in the municipality’s Barangay Damutan earlier this week. After personnel from the Hinoba-an municipal police and the Negros Occidental Provincial …

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Five out of 61 barangays have perfect attendance at ‘BOSS

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January 20, 2018
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By Neska Centina Amid news of barangay officials not participating in the ongoing Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS) at the Bacolod City Government Center, a recently released report found five out of the 61 city barangays have a perfect attendance record at the event. Among the conscientious neighborhoods were Barangays 5, Estefania, Handumanan, Mandalagan, and Pahanocoy; …

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Escalante City rape suspect gunned down by police

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January 20, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The suspect in an alleged rape that killed 21-year-old Rena Pantallon, a resident of Barangay Balintawak in Escalante City, Negros Occidental earlier this week, was shot by police during an operation at Sitio Balod in Barangay Campo Himoga-an, Sagay City, late Thursday evening. Escalante City police chief, Police Chief Inspector Rollie Pondevilla, …

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Barangay tanods to receive P2,000 incentive pay

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January 20, 2018
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By Neska Centina Bacolod City barangay tanods are expected to receive P2,000 in incentive pay once Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia approves an ordinance that was recently passed by the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP). According to the legislation, authored by City Councilor Caesar Distrito, tanods are being provided the allowance for serving as “force …

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