Water Advisory

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November 9, 2019
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Water Interruption in the Service Area The Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) informs consumers they may experience a temporary water supply interruption and/or turbid water in some portions of the service area due to an intermittent power supply. Schedule: Sunday (November 10), from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Affected Areas: Espinos Village; Libertad downstream; Vista …

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Over 350 students receive Tulong Dunong scholarship certificates

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October 14, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A total of 364 students from across the Negros Occidental fifth legislative district recieved certficates for the Tulong Dunong scholarship program, an initiative by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), during a ceremony over the weekend at the Binalbagan Catholic College gym. Negros Occidental third district Rep. Marilou Arroyo led …

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2019 UniGames

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October 10, 2019
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Over P7M expected from food sales Officials for the upcoming 2019 University Games (UniGames), which will be held at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City’s City Proper district from October 19 to 27, project over P7 million will be generated from food sales when the city hosts over 2,500 delegates representing 40 schools. …

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2019 MassKara Festival

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September 10, 2019
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Countdown to this year’s festivities underway Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently led the official launch of this year’s MassKara Festival at the Bacolod City Government Center. Part of the event included the unveiling of the “Countdown to the Ruby MassKara.” Various city officials took part in officially starting the countdown clock, which is accessible …

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Bacolod Inter-School Alumni Basketball League

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June 3, 2019
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Trinity Christian School beats SJS-LS By Adrian Stewart Co Trinity Christian School earned their first win in the Bacolod Inter-School Alumni Basketball League over the weekend following their 98-88 victory over Saint Joseph School-La Salle (SJS-LS) at the St. John’s Institute gym. Jason Gonzales led the win with 18 points, while Jett Joquino added 16 …

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Duterte: Leonardia is not involved with illegal drugs

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March 22, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Amid claims President Rodrigo Duterte previously announced during the recent PDP-Laban rally in Victorias City that Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia was involved with illegal drugs, the president yesterday clarified his position and affirmed the mayor is not involved with illegal drugs. “I don’t want anyone to use my …

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Bredco claims no ‘operational jurisdiction’ over worker’s death

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December 7, 2018

Casela: These incidents paint an unfavorable picture of Bredco By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga In response to the December 4 death of worker whose body was found inside a warehouse in the Bacolod City reclamation area, Bacolod Real Estate Development Corporation (Bredco) management said they have no “operational jurisdiction” over the incident. “It’s always ‘generally …

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Populism of fear

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November 19, 2018
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New York University law professor Paul Chevigny defines the “populism of fear” as continuously imparting a fear of crime among the public in order to maintain their support. The practice is common among democratic countries, particularly in Latin America, where governments often create artificial tensions to invoke fear and claim fragmentation among the populace. It …

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