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  1. NegOcc still PH's 3rd richest provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental remained the third richest province in the country, according to the 2016 Annual Financial Report for Local Government Units of the Commission on Audit . The COA report, signed by Chairperson Michael Aguinaldo on September 25, was submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

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  2. Pacete: Silay cultural tour for educators from AntiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    WELCOME visitors from Antique! The group is headed by Sr. Elnora Perez with Sr. Ma. Rosa Medina, Sr. Rita Imelda Lizares, Sr. Maxima Emboltorio, and Sr. Mary Clemens Taag.

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  3. Team 6 rules PSB team tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Champion. PSB-Cebu Chapter president Lorenzo Co hands over the P20,000 check to Team 6 members George Tesch, Nestor Ranido, Celis Viloria and Aui Padawan.

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  4. Negros nips Makati FCRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Ceres-Negros continued to narrow the gap on leader Meralco-Manila after edging Kaya-Makati, 3-2, in a thrilling battle between title contenders over the weekend in the resumption of the Philippines Football League at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City. Spanish striker Fernando Rodriguez scored the winner just before the final whistle as the Busmen overcame a back-and-forth duel to pull within seven behind Meralco for the lead after improving to 38 points after 17 matches.

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  5. OFB seen to ease hassle in sending remittancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    THE establishment of the Overseas Filipino Bank is seen to ease the hassle experienced by workers abroad in sending remittances back home, an official of the Overseas Filipino Worker organization said. Deborah Ponte, president of Bacolod City Overseas Filipino Workers Association , said she is optimistic that this development would result to more benefits to OFWs and their families, including those in Bacolod.

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  6. Solon: Give PDEA a chance to lead anti-drug warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    FIFTH District Representative Alejandro Mirasol of Negros Occidental said he is backing the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte designating the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency as lead agency in the campaign against illegal drugs. "Let's give PDEA a chance to perform their mandate which is to enforce the law against illegal drugs," Mirasol said.

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  7. 3 hurt in road accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    THREE persons on a motorcycle were injured after they hit a sports utility vehicle on their way to Bacolod-Silay airport at Bagtic Road in Silay City, Negros Occidental Saturday night, October 14. Wounded were Kim Victor Caro Jr., 21, of Barangay Guimbalaon; Niel Gamboa, 22, of Barangay Bagtic; and Renante Ortega, 38, of Barangay Mambulac, all in Silay City. Superintendent Noel Polines, city police chief, said the motorcycle driven by Caro slammed into the vehicle of Dioscoro Maranon Jr., 47, of Bago City, who was also traveling in the same direction.

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  8. Runway accident shuts down Iloilo Int'l AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Manila Bulletin

    The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has ordered the closure of the Iloilo International Airport Saturday after a Cebu Pacific aircraft overshot the runway Friday night. In its advisory, CAAP said the operations of the airport would be shut down until 6 p.m. as it extracts the aircraft.

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  9. No travel advisory for NegOccRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    Provincial Tourism Officer Cristine Mansinares on Friday, October 13, debunked reports that the province was included in the travel advisories of Europe due to security and terrorism threats. Mansinares cited the travel advice report from the United Kingdom, saying the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advised its citizens "against all travel to western and central Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago because of terrorist activity and clashes between the military and insurgent groups."

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  10. Duterte to Negrenses: Let's lay new foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte urged the Negrenses to unite and support his administration even after the abolition of the Negros Island Region . Duterte, who attended the opening rites of Buglasan Festival in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Friday, October 13, said he is hoping that the two provinces will continue to be united.

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  11. Ceneco puts on hold collection of P232-M KSPC contract feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    THE Central Negros Electric Cooperative has put on hold the collection of the P232-million worth of additional charges for October billing, its top official said Friday, October 13. Ceneco president Roy Cordova told SunStar Bacolod that he wrote to General Manager Sulpicio Lagarde Jr., asking the latter to postpone the implementation of the Energy Regulatory Commission 's order pending the decision of the Board. The collegial body will discuss the matter during its meeting on October 17 since the exact date of payment to Kepco-Salcon Power Corp. was not stated in the order.

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  12. Bacolod City police hold simulation exercises for MassKara anewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    THE Bacolod City Police Office conducted simulation exercises in two areas on Friday, October 13, in relation to their security plan for the ongoing MassKara Festival. Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, public information officer of BCPO, said the drill is part of the contingency plan for the 22-day festivities.

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  13. DAR chief pushes lower credit interest rate for farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    DEPARTMENT of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rosalinda Bistoyong is pushing for lower interest rate for agrarian reform beneficiary organizations when they avail of the Agrarian Production Credit Program . Bistoyong, who was in Negros Occidental province Thursday, said the Land Bank of the Philippines has already reduced the interest rate from 8.5 percent to six percent.

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  14. Regional trio duckpin bowlfest opens Oct. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    THE Pre-Masskara Regional Open Trio Duckpin Bowling Extravaganza 2017 organized by Bowlers Club of Bacolod City will open Saturday, October 14 at the Negros Super Bowling Lanes. BCBC chair Edgar Jerez said selected teams from the cities of Iloilo and Roxas are joining the two-day event.

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  15. Legaspi: Successful smokescreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    SINCE time immemorial, some of the best political strategists around the world know how to cover-up or "smokescreen" the realities besetting the administration they are in. In the Philippines, former President Arroyo's strategist has mastered the craft.

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  16. Militant group hits NPA tag on leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    A MILITANT group assailed the rebel tag on its leader, who is allegedly getting supply of guns from Senior Police Officer 1 Joshua Barile, who was arrested for illegal possession of firearms, explosives and drugs. Dolly Celedonio, secretary-general of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas , said in a statement Thursday that their leader Albert Lacerna is not a district commander of the New People's Army in central Negros.

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  17. NegOcc stops anti-drug ops; - Oplan Double Barrel' haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    THE Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office stopped its anti-illegal drug operations following the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to strip the Philippine National Police of its role in the government's drug war. Inspector Charmae de Paz, public information officer of Nocppo, said on Thursday the provincial police office has immediately ceased any form of anti-illegal drug operation effective Thursday through the guidance of Chief Superintendent Cesar Binag, director of Police Regional Office -Western Visayas.

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  18. Lawmaker seeks probe into P232-M Ceneco additional chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD. Department of Agrarian Reform officials headed by Secretary Rosalina Bistoyong with Mayor Rhumyla Mangilimutan get a taste of sugarcane juice produced by farmer-beneficiaries during the "Kampanya Kontra Ariendo" activity held in La Castellana town on Thursday.

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  19. DAR chief: Decision on Cojuangco land issues out soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    The decision of the issues concerning the 4,300-hectare farms in Negros Occidental formerly owned by business tycoon Eduardo Cojuangco Jr. is already in its final stage and will be out soon, said Agrarian Reform Secretary Rosalina Bistoyong. Bistoyong made the statement during the "Kampanya Kontra Ariendo" activity held at the covered court of La Castellana on Thursday.

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  20. 2 wanted for murder in Iloilo, 3 others nabbed in Hinoba-anRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Sun-Star

    TWO drug personalities wanted for double murder in Iloilo City and three others were arrested Thursday afternoon, October 12, in Barangay Poblacion, Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental. Arturo Balume Sr. and his son Arturo Jr., who have an arrest warrant issued by Regional Trial Court in Barotac, Viejo, were arrested by operatives of Iloilo Police Provincial Office led by Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba in coordination with Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office.

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