Man steals motorcycle in Calatrava

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December 18, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A resident of Barangay Castellano, located in Calatrava, Negros Occidental, is currently being sought after by police after allegedly stealing his neighbor’s motorcycle. Police identified the suspect as Carlo Claro. Based on investigations by Calatrava municipal police, around 10:00 a.m. last Sunday, the victim, identified as 46-year-old Jose Marlaw Sanchez, …

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Four GP candidates declared as ‘independent’

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December 18, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City Commission on Elections (Comelec) recently declared four candidates of Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia’s Grupo Progreso (GP) coalition as “independents” due to a “discrepancy” involving the PDP-Laban. Incumbent Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, who is running for reelection, along with Sangguniang Panlungsod candidates incumbent City Councilors Bartolome …

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Man steals motorcycle in Calatrava

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December 18, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A resident of Barangay Castellano, located in Calatrava, Negros Occidental, is currently being sought after by police after allegedly stealing his neighbor’s motorcycle. Police identified the suspect as Carlo Claro. Based on investigations by Calatrava municipal police, around 10:00 a.m. last Sunday, the victim, identified as 46-year-old Jose Marlaw Sanchez, …

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Vice gubernatorial candidate promises to carry on predecessor’s programs

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December 18, 2018
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Ferrer vows find ways for the national government to provide more money By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Former Negros Occidental fourth district Congressman Jeffrey Ferrer, who is running unopposed for Negros Occidental vice governor in the upcoming 2019 midterm elections, recently vowed to carry on the programs of his predecessor, incumbent Vice Governor Eugenio Jose …

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Distrito condemns attack on fellow city councilor

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December 17, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) floor leader, City Councilor Caesar Distrito, condemned the ambush perpetrated against fellow City Councilor Ricardo Tan in Barangay Alangilan last week. In a social media post by Distrito, he said violence has no place in Bacolod City and, for whatever reasons, there is no justification …

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10 MBDJ inmates may be freed on Christmas Day

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December 17, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga 10 Metro Bacolod District Jail (MBDJ) inmates of their Barangay Handumanan facility may be freed on Christmas Day. MBDJ-Handumanan Jail Warden, Jail Senior Inspector Norberto Meciano, said they are presently processing inmate evaluation records. The jail official cited RA 10592, or the Good Conduct Time Allowance, which grants inmates release …

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Bago City recognized for rice program

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December 15, 2018
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The Bago City government was recently recognized at the Pagdayaw 2018 Regional Excellence in Local Governance ceremony in Iloilo City earlier this week. The event was organized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government. The city was named “Champion in Economic Governance” for its rice development program. The program was also named “Most …

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Over 2,000 new businesses opened in Iloilo City this year

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December 15, 2018
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The Iloilo City Business Permits and Licensing Division (BPLD) recently revealed a total of 2,172 businesses opened in the city between January and December 7 this year. BPLD head Norman Tabud said their initial target for the year was 2,000. He believes the city’s infrastructure and reputation are attracted investors to the city. “Iloilo City …

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Man arrested for drugs, breaking open food cart in Valladolid

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December 15, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A newly-identified drug personality was arrested Wednesday morning, December 12, after he was allegedly caught trying to break open a food cart in Barangay Bagumbayan, Valladolid, Negros Occidental. Police identified the suspect as 28-year-old John Paul Jayme, a resident of Barangay Sagua Banua in the said town. Based on …

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Woman arrested in Brgy. 15 for stealing mobile phone

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December 15, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A woman was arrested last Wednesday, December 12, after she allegedly stole a mobile phone along Rosario Street in Barangay 15, Bacolod City. Police identified the victim as 23-year-old Loreto Genzola, a resident of Barangay Villamonte of the said city. The suspect, meanwhile, was identified as 20-year-old Reyan Padilla, …

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