DICT software boosts Bacolod building fee collection

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July 11, 2023
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The Bacolod City government boosted local building fee collection through the use of the Integrated Business Permits and Licensing System (IBPLS), a software developed by the Department of Information and Communications Technology. The IBPLS allows for the electronic processing of applications for building permits and certificates of occupancy issued by the Office of the Building …

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Lacson names new heads for OPA, PDMPD

Posted by watchmen
July 5, 2023
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson officially named the new officer-in-charge and head of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) and the Provincial Disaster Management and Program Division (PDMPD) yesterday. Lacson revealed that former OPA head, Dr. Edmundo Causing, was suffering from a heart ailment and was likely further …

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PNP: Private armed group in NegOr closely watched

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2023
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The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Negros Oriental is keeping a close eye on an alleged private armed group (PAG) in the province as law enforcement authorities step up security for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE). Acting police provincial director, Colonel Alex Recinto, told the Philippine News Agency yesterday that the supposed private armed group …

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Magnolia beats NLEX in PBA on Tour

Posted by watchmen
June 4, 2023
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Magnolia Chicken Timplados Hotshots survived a late run by NLEX Road Warriors to pull off a 103-97 victory in the 2023 PBA on Tour at the Baliwag Star Arena in Bulacan on Saturday night, June 3. The Hotshots were comfortably ahead at 100-93 with less than two minutes in the game, …

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Rider killed in road mishap

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June 2, 2023
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A motorcycle rider died on the spot after he was run over by a truck at Barangay Rizal in Negros Occidental’s San Carlos City on Wednesday, May 31. City police chief, Lieutenant Colonel Jesus Mesahon Jr., said 26-year-old Jesse Auditor of Barangay Nataban, was riding on a motorcycle driven by his younger brother Alex. The motorcycle …

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Negros steps up alert vs. hog deaths

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May 15, 2023
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  The Negros Occidental provincial government and capital, Bacolod City, are stepping up efforts to protect hogs against illnesses brought about by the hot weather that have already caused deaths among the local swine population. Bacolod Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez directed the City Veterinary Office (CVO) yesterday to inspect backyard hog-raising operations in various barangays …

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Recovered remains in Cabug identified

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May 4, 2023
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The decomposing remains recovered in Bacolod City’s Cabug village on Tuesday night, May 2, have been identified by police. Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director, Colonel Noel Aliño said the victim was identified as 43-year-old Radney “Potot” Emplamado, a resident of Barangay Lantad’s Sitio Beranio in Negros Occidental’s Silay City. …

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Calatrava man gunned down

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April 27, 2023
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  By Mae Singuay A man was shot to death in Negros Occidental’s Calatrava town on Tuesday afternoon, April 25. Gilbert Claro, 37 years old, a resident of the town’s Barangay Paghumayan was allegedly gunned down by suspect Reymark Cabriana, of legal age and a resident of the said place. A police investigation disclosed that …

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