Search and rescue training underway in Sagay City

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June 19, 2019
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  Sagay City Police Station and Philippine Army personnel, along with various barangay officials, are currently participating in a five-day water search and rescue training, which began last Monday and ends on Friday, June 21. The Sagay City Police Station, in partnership with the Sagay City government and Philippine Coast Guard, is leading the event …

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Ballots open today in Isabela recount

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The ongoing recount in the Isabela mayoral race, which opened earlier this month, will have the courts formally open ballots today. According to Atty. Jose Max Ortiz, legal counsel for Joselito Malabor, the incumbent mayor who lost his reelection bid to Dr. Irene Consunji Montilla in last month’s midterm …

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Provincial board SALNs scheduled for release today

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) for members of the Negros Occidental Provincial Board are expected to be released today. Based on records from 2018, Provincial Board Member Pedro Zayco was recognized as the richest board member for three consecutive years. According to Provincial Board secretary, …

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Bacolod City barangays to receive ambulances

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Seven Bacolod City barangays are expected to receive ambulances from the Department of Health (DOH). According to Bacolod City lone district Rep. Greg Gasataya, who submitted a request to the department, Barangays Mansilingan, Handumanan, Felisa, Cabug, Punta Taytay, Tangub, and Banago will each receive a vehicle. “We are hoping …

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City government to extend assistance following fatal Mandurriao car accident

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June 19, 2019
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Following the vehicular accident over the weekend along Diversion Road in Iloilo City’s Mandurriao district, which left one couple killed, outgoing Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III said the city government will be extending assistance to the family of the deceased. “We are extending whatever help we can give,” he insisted. The fatalities were earlier …

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Coca-Cola personnel volunteer for ‘Brigada Eskwela’ at Mansilingan school

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June 19, 2019
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Over 50 Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc. personnel took part in Brigada Eskwela, which gathers students, parents, teachers, among others to conduct cleaning, painting, and minor repair work to local schools, at Antonio L. Jayme Elementary School in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan. Volunteers cleaned and painted sections of the school, including the main gate, entrance pathway, …

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Senator-elect seeks reforms in handling cases of violence against OFWs

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga During a recent visit to Bacolod City, Senator-elect Christopher Lawrence ‘Bong’ Go expressed support for having the Department of Labor and Employment and national government resolve the recent case surrounding the rape of a female overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait. He said President Rodrigo Duterte is already aware of …

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Iloilo establishes counseling centers for family development

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June 19, 2019
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Geared on building a strong nation through strong families, Iloilo continues to establish spaces for counseling sessions and parenting programs. The Provincial Population Office (PPO), headed by its chief Ramon Yee, has already established seven Multi-Purpose Counseling and Family Development Centers in different municipalities in the province. Yee underscored the importance of pre-marriage sessions to …

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Teen electrocuted while fishing in Granada

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A 15-year-old teenager was declared dead Sunday afternoon after he was electrocuted at Barangay Granada, Bacolod City. Police identified the fatality as Harold Olarte, a resident of the said area. Police Station 5 investigators said the victim was killed after using improvised electric fishing equipment while fishing in a river …

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Provincial board to conduct two more sessions

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June 19, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Negros Occidental Provincial Board has two more regular sessions left on its calendar. According to Provincial Board secretary, Atty. Maki Angela Ascalon, the current body has sessions scheduled for tomorrow, June 19, and June 26. She noted, the final session will be a “reference of business” with regard to …

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