Therapeutic art workshop held in Iloilo City

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March 5, 2020
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Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) health education and promotion officer Yanie Rose Noble Tuazon hosted a therapeutic art workshop last week at Iloilo City National High School, where 30 students used art to express emotions. “The workshop was a combination of creating forms and drawing creativity out of students [and], at the same time, therapeutic …

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Iloilo City business registrations up 5.5%

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March 5, 2020
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The Iloilo City Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) recently revealed business registrations rose by 5.5 percent between 2019 and last year. A total of 16,391 business permits were issued last year, up from the 15.558 the previous year. “We created Business One-Stop Shop, or BOSS, for the clients’ convenience wherein they can process, submit, …

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15 hurt in Mandurriao incident

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March 5, 2020
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Fifteen were injured after two vans crashed into each other on Tuesday night in Barangay Hibao-an, located in Iloilo City’s Mandurriao district. According to Mandurriao Police Station traffic investigator, Police Staff Sergeant Jessie Cabial, a passenger van driven by 39-year-old Ramy Cajilig of Leon’s Barangay Talacuan was struck by a delivery van driven by 22-year-old …

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Provincial interns visit the governor

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March 5, 2020
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Provincial Internship Program for Employment participants recently paid a courtesy visit on Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson. The group was the first batch of interns who worked for six months with various government offices pertinent to their course of study. The program was implemented by the Negros Occidental Public Employment Service Office (PESO), in …

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Governor leads oath-taking for hog-raisers association

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March 5, 2020
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Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson recently led the oath-taking for officers of the Alliance of Hog Raisers Association of Negros Occidental (AHRANO) at the Provincial Capitol. The organization, which operates under the Provincial Veterinary Office, has a reported membership of over 15,000. The officers included Ric Lauron as president; Cynthia Dela Cruz-vice president; Wilma …

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Local Rotary Clubs to host fun-run combating polio

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March 5, 2020
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Rotary Clubs in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental will be hosting a fun-run on March 28 called “End Polio Run: An Awareness to Save Lives.” The event seeks to raise awareness and funding for the eradication of polio, which recently re-emerged in the Philippines after the country was previously eradicated of the disease in 2000. …

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Himamaylan City student accused of harassing, mauling teacher

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March 5, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A student of Raymundo T. Tongson National High School-Su-ay Extension in Himamaylan City faces accusations of harassment and battery. According to an affidavit filed by 23-year-old teacher Kristel Anne Valencia, the accused 16-year-old minor allegedly harassed and physically attacked her. She claimed, last month, the student sent a message on …

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Cutting down Panaad Park trees approved

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March 4, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Negros Occidental Provincial Board passed a resolution of no objection during yesterday’s regular session, which allows for 300 eucalyptus trees inside the Panaad Park and Stadium to be cut down. The move will make space for a parking lot and is part of the ongoing renovations and repair work …

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Iloilo eatery robbed

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March 4, 2020
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A man robbed an eatery last Monday in Barangay Poblacion Ilaya, located in San Enrique, Iloilo. Eatery cashier Ruby Nuevo told police the suspect placed an order for batchoy and, upon entering the kitchen to retrieve his soup, he swiped a pouch near the cash register carrying P2,000. The suspect quickly left following the robbery./WDJ

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