Man tortured, shot dead in Talisay City

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March 14, 2020
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A man was found dead last Thursday night in Talisay City’s Barangay Matab-ang. Authorities identified the fatality as 38-year-old Rocky Divinagracia Lopez of Bacolod City’s Barangay Alijis. Based on initial investigations by Talisay City police, they received a call from a concerned citizen claiming to have heard six gunshots from the neighborhood’s Hacienda Pait and …

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CHR: NPA violated human rights law with IED use

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March 13, 2020
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The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said the New People’s Army (NPA) violated human rights law when they used improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during an ambush attempt in Guihulngan City’s Barangay Luz last week. CHR-Negros Oriental chief, Dr. Jess Cañete, said they conducted an investigation in the area where the ambush took …

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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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Three nabbed in Vista Alegre drug bust

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January 29, 2020
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Three individuals were arrested late Monday evening after Police Station 2 (PS2) anti-drug operatives conducted a buy-bust operation in Bacolod City’s Barangay Vista Alegre. Police identified the arrested as Roberto “Bobong” Cerillo, a resident of Progreso Village in the said barangay; along with Choe Demerin and Jan Rey Pabon, both residents of Barangay Robles in …

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Christmas 2019

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December 20, 2019
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PDRRMO: Rainy celebration projected for Negros The Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) is advising Negrenses to brace for a rainy Christmas. PDRRMO head, Dr. Zeaphard Caelian, said two low pressure areas are expected to bring rains to the province. Based on a seven-day forecast and extended weather outlook, scattered rain showers …

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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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