IPPO hosts gift-giving event for Barotac Viejo kids

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January 18, 2020
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The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) recently hosted a gift-giving and feeding activity in Barotac Viejo, where 100 local children participated and also took part in a story-telling activity. “These young souls must have a positive impression of their police,” explained IPPO-Women and Children Protection Desk chief, Police Captain Ma. Shiela Albances. “This activity seeks …

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Century-old bullfighting in Iloilo town shelved

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January 18, 2020
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The century-old bullfighting or Pasungay in the Iloilo’s San Joaquin town will not be staged again this year, the town’s local chief executive has confirmed. The festival, held every third Saturday of January in time of the town’s fiesta, was first called off in 2019 due to animal cruelty issues raised by animal welfare groups. …

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Iloilo’s 10th most wanted drug offender nabbed

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January 18, 2020
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The Iloilo Police Provincial Office (IPPO) recently arrested 39-year-old Ulyses ‘Todoy’ Domingo, the province’s 10th most wanted drug offender, following a buy-bust earlier this week in Barotac Viejo’s Barangay Natividad. Six heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, P500 in buy-bust money, two mobile phones, and one lighter were seized from the San Rafael resident. …

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Dinagyang Festival 2020

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January 18, 2020
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Vendors designated along Yulo, Guanco Streets The Iloilo City government announced vendors for the Dinagyang Festival will be designated along Yulo and Guanco Streets from January 24 to 26. In addition, vendors must acquire a special business permit, which will only be processed on Tuesday, January 21. Permits will be distributed on a “first come, …

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P165K worth of shabu seized in Silay City

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January 18, 2020
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The Silay City Police Station seized a total of P165,000 worth of suspected shabu following two drug busts last Thursday. Around 1:30 p.m., Edgardo Fuentes Bigbig (alias ‘Boyboy’) and Loreime Melecoton Martinez were arrested at Sitio Dapdap in Barangay Lantad after authorities confiscated 10 sachets of suspected shabu, P4,500 in buy-bust money, P4,000 in boodle …

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303IB convenes forum in San Carlos City with church, police

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January 18, 2020
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The 3rd Church, Military, and Police Negros Forum took place earlier this week in San Carlos City, where Diocese of San Carlos Bishop Gerardo Alminaza met with battalion commanders under Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) commander, Colonel Inocencio Pasaporte, and police, represented by Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office Director, Police Colonel Julian Entoma. The …

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Kabankalan City police confiscate P240K worth of shabu

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January 18, 2020
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A total P240,000 worth of suspected shabu was seized following a drug bust last Thursday along Rojas Street in Kabankalan City’s Barangay 7. Police identified the arrested suspect as 37-year-old Rodney Castro (alias ‘Tamik’). Authorities confiscated five heat-sealed sachets of suspected shabu, P1,000 in buy-bust money, and other drug paraphernalia. The suspect is detained at …

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Provincial veterinarian: Sufficient chicken, egg supply in NegOcc

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January 18, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Negros Occidental Provincial Veterinary Office assured, despite the recent eruption of the Taal Volcano in Batangas, there is a sufficient supply of dressed chickens and eggs with Provincial veterinarian, Dr. Renante Decena, pointing out, the province is supplying chickens to Panay. He added, the province gets their eggs from …

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Vaccinations scheduled for Iloilo City Hall employees

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January 17, 2020
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Iloilo City Hall employees will be vaccinated in an effort to prevent the spread of respiratory diseases. “We have funds allotted,” assured Mayor Jerry P. Treñas. “We will purchase pneumonia and flu vaccines.” He noted, both permanent and job hires will be vaccinated. Vaccinations are expected to be administered within the next two months Last …

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