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Silay Institute Student Found Dead, Possibly Raped

A 16-year old student from Silay Institute was found dead near a creek in Brgy. Bubog, Talisay City yesterday morning. She was said to be on the way to school but was found over 1 kilometer away from their house.

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Bacolod Rep Leonardia’s Bill OKed in Congress

Soon, elementary school students from all public schools in the country will be able to enter national landmarks, shrines, public museums and historical sites for free. This is the main provision of House Bill Number 5503 which was authored by

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Manokan Country Appraisal Report Completed

Last Wednesday, Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella confirmed that the city’s appraisal committee is already done with the report concerning the move to sell the 1.3 hectare Manokan Country property. This report is set to be submitted to the COA (Commission

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PAGASA: El Niño Bringing Stronger Cyclones

PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) recently made announcements that Filipinos should prepare for stronger cyclones this 2015. They say that El Niño is the primary cause for concern. According to PAGASA deputy administrator for research and development, Dr. Flaviana

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Rape-Slay Suspect Stabbed in Prison

Ricardo Ewayan, the suspect in the recent Shella Condes rape-slay case, was recently hurt by a stab wound on his neck. He was brought to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital late Monday afternoon. Ewayan, who also goes by the

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Plunder Charge Against Binay Needs 2 More Signatures

Only 2 more signatures are needed by Sen. Koko Pimentel on his draft report to obtain a majority vote that will recommend a formal plunder charge filing against VP Jejomar Binay and his cohorts. This is in relation to the

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Free Public Wifi Act Approved in Lower House

Good news for Filipinos as the House of Rep. recently approved the bill which will propagate public wireless internet for free and accessible in terminals, parks, public buildings and plazas across the country. The Free Public WiFi Act, also known

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Shabu Sale Worth P100 Gets Mother Life in Prison

Laila Delgante Remegio, 42, from Purok Mahigugmaon, Brgy. 22 was found guilty beyond reasonable doubt for selling shabu. She was sentenced to life in prison last May 28 at the Bacolod Regional Trial Court by Judge Therese Blanche Bolunia. The said

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Marañon Confident in Roxas Win in Negros

Last Wednesday, Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. revealed that he is sure Negros Occidental will be an overwhelming win for DILG Secretary Mar Roxas if he does run for president in the 2016 polls. He says that this was already evident

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Coffee Suspected of Killing 3-Year Old

As reported in Visayan Daily Star and ABS-CBN News, a 3-year old girl from Phase 6-B, Handumanan died last May 8 and her medical files seem to point out that excess coffee consumption was the cause. The official record from

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