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SISTER OF BOY SLAIN BY REDS: ‘I WILL NEVER FORGIVE NPAS’

GRIEVING. Girlie Jane Raymunde weeps after seeing the dead body of his 10-year-old brother  killed when the New People's Army detonated[...]

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KIN CLAIMS REMAINS OF 3 SLAIN NPA REBELS IN NEGROS OCC.

April 22, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Troops recover high-powered firearms with live ammunition and other items, including rifle grenades and subversive documents, after their encounter with CPP-NPA guerrillas in Calatrava, Negros Occidental last Wednesday which left three rebels dead.  (Photo courtesy of 79th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army) BACOLOD CITY — The remains of three Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) fighters killed […]

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POLL BETS SHOULD STRIVE FOR CHANGE: CEBU PRELATE

April 22, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Cebu Archbishop Jose S. Palma.  CEBU CITY — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Easter Sunday said candidates for the May 13 elections should strive to become instruments of change. In his homily during the Easter Sunday Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Palma said candidates should be aware of the various issues, stressing sanctity of life […]

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CEBU GOV CREATES PROVINCIAL TRANSITION TEAM

April 22, 2019 - 4:12 PM

Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III has created a Local Governance Transition Team that will be tasked to prepare for an effective turnover of the new set of provincial officials on June 30, 2019. Davide issued Executive Order (EO) 4 dated April 3, 2019 for the creation of the team, […]

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BACOLOD POLICE PROBES ABDUCTION OF EX-COP LINKED TO DRUGS

April 21, 2019 - 9:11 PM

BACOLOD CITY — The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) is still investigating the reported abduction of a retired policeman who was among those charged for alleged involvement in multi-million shabu smuggling. A Police Station 2 report identified the victim as retired Maj. Lito Pirote, 55, a resident of C. L. Montelibano Drive, Barangay Villamonte in this […]

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POLL BETS SHOULD STRIVE FOR CHANGE: CEBU PRELATE

April 21, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Cebu Archbishop Jose S. Palma. (PNA file photo by John Rey Saavedra) CEBU CITY — Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma on Easter Sunday said candidates for the May 13 elections should strive to become instruments of change. In his homily during the Easter Sunday Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Palma said candidates should be aware of the […]

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2 TEENAGERS, 4 OTHERS NABBED IN BACOLOD DRUG BUSTS

April 20, 2019 - 2:02 PM

BACOLOD CITY — Six persons, including two teenagers, were arrested in two separate buy-bust operations conducted by personnel of the Bacolod City Police Office on Wednesday. Around 3 a.m., Rodmar Chuan, 29, and a 15-year-old boy were caught at Purok Arao, Barangay Vista Alegre after the former sold PHP1,000 worth of suspected shabu to an undercover […]

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2 PRISON GUARDS, CIVILIAN KILLED IN LEYTE AMBUSH

April 17, 2019 - 2:42 PM

KILLED IN AMBUSH. Policemen check the body of one of the two slain prison guards in Villaba, Leyte. The jail guards were escorting five inmates from a court hearing onboard a tricycle when unknown assailants attacked them. (Photo by Elvie Roa)  ORMOC CITY, Leyte – Two prison guards of the Leyte sub-provincial jail were killed in an ambush while […]

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NEGOCC ENTERPRISES URGED TO INVEST IN R&D

April 17, 2019 - 2:41 PM

INNOVATION NEEDED. Undersecretary for Regional Operations Brenda Nazareth-Manzano speaks during the Department of Science and Technology-organized Forum on Business Innovation through Science and Technology for Industry Program held at Seda Capitol Central in Bacolod City on Tuesday (April 16, 2019). The Department of Science and Technology urged enterprises in Negros Occidental to invest in research and […]

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1K ARBS IN NORTH NEGROS RECEIVE MOBILE PHONES FROM PRRD

April 16, 2019 - 8:20 PM

COMMUNICATION MADE EASY. Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries from northern Negros Occidental pose with the the mobile phones they received, the Department of Agrarian Reform reported on Monday (April 15, 2019). The phones were promised by President Rodrigo R. Duterte after he distributed land titles in northern Negros last month. (Photo courtesy of Department of Agrarian Reform-Negros Occidental I)  BACOLOD […]

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880 FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM NEWLY-INAUGURATED IRRIGATION PROJECT

April 16, 2019 - 8:19 PM

WATER SUPPLY.  The inauguration of PHP993.3 million Barotac Viejo Small Reservoir Irrigation Project at Nueva Invencion village, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo on Tuesday (April 16, 2019). Irrigating a 2, 050 hectares of farmland, the project will benefit a total of 880 farmers from Barotac Viejo and Banate, the National Irrigation Administration said. (Photo by Gail Momblan) ILOILO CITY — […]

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ARMY SPOILS REBELS’ PLAN TO ATTACK P11-B MEGA-DAM PROJECT

April 16, 2019 - 8:18 PM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) captures a member of the New People’s Army after an encounter at Masaroy village, Calinog, Iloilo on Tuesday (April 16, 2019). The AFP also recovered firearms and other paraphernalia from the rebels. (Photo courtesy of AFP) ILOILO CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spoiled the plan of the New […]

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CEBU CONTINUES TO LOSE EDGE DUE TO TRAFFIC

April 15, 2019 - 3:47 PM

The traffic situation in metro Cebu and its outskirts continues to be poorly managed, most likely driving present investors away and discouraging prospective ones from engaging business in this part of the country, with the by-word “Ceboom Era” seems to be thrown in the dustbin, Cebu 3rd District Congresswoman Gwen F. Garcia said. Garcia lamented […]

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CEBU CITY LGU VALUES TEAM-WORKING TO SOLVE COMMUNITY PROBLEMS

April 15, 2019 - 3:45 PM

“The greater good for the greater number of people.”   This is the battle cry of Cebu City LGU sounded off by Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella who believes that any community problem can be solved “if we work together as a team, with no political undertones.”   Labella made this unprecedented call for unity following […]

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METRO CEBU DRAINAGE PLAN PUT IN THE SIDELIGHT

April 15, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Since 2006, Cebu City has already a master drainage plan but up to now, this remains a dream, said a report over the weekend. Under that plan, the report said, almost 200 areas in Cebu City have been identified as flood prone.    Only 42% of houses in the city, the report said, have drainage […]

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BACOLOD CITY TO FORMULATE EL NIÑO CONTINGENCY PLAN

April 15, 2019 - 3:20 PM

BACOLOD CITY — The city government of Bacolod, through a task force, will formulate a contingency plan that will address concerns related to the extreme heat associated with the El Niño phenomenon. Mayor Evelio Leonardia has issued an executive order constituting the Task Force El Niño, with him leading the body as chairperson. In a copy […]

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TROOPS SEIZE FIREARMS FROM ABANDONED NPA LAIR IN CENTRAL NEGROS

April 15, 2019 - 1:31 PM

NPA ENCOUNTER. Lt. Col. Egberto Dacoscos, commanding officer of 62nd Infantry Battalion, says the encounter between the military and New People’s Army rebels took place after the troops received information from concerned citizens. Seized from the rebel’s lair were high-powered firearms. (File photo from 303rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army) BACOLOD CITY — Philippine Army soldiers seized high-powered firearms in a central […]

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