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Land conflict ‘motive in Balete shooting’

ILOILO City – Land conflict was believed to be the motive in a shooting incident that injured a couple in Barangay Aranas, Balete, Aklan.Residents...

Boracay cops to intensify crackdown vs prostitution

BORACAY – Local authorities will intensify their crackdown against prostitution in this famed island resort.Captain Jose Mark Anthony Gesulga, Boracay acting police chief, said...

‘Lugaw’ vendor nabbed in Kalibo drug buy-bust

KALIBO, Aklan – Eight sachets of suspected shabu were recovered in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tinigaw.The 28-year-old “lugaw” vendor Jehdan Cortez yielded the...

Cloud seeding plans in NegOcc canceled

BACOLOD City – The Office of Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) recently cancelled the cloud seeding operations in Negros Occidental this month.OPA head Japhet Masculino said...

Human bones found inside Sipalay cave

BACOLOD City – Human bones were discovered inside the Cabaliwan Cave in Barangay Cayhagan, Sipalay City.Residents Jiff Jacosalem, Francisco Yanong and Feleciano Pinongan discovered...

1 killed, 30 injured in Antique road mishap

SAN JOSE, Antique – A passenger was confirmed dead and 30 others were injured yesterday after a jeepney fell into a canal in this...

Boracay fire leaves P70,000 damage

BORACAY – Two houses were totally gutted after a fire hit Barangay Manoc-Manoc in this famed island resort around 12:05 p.m. on Saturday.Properties worth around...

‘Oplan Ligtas Balik Eskwela’ launched in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) has activated the “Oplan Ligtas Balik Eskwela” to ensure the safety of students and...

5,000 Aklan farmers to benefit from newly built irrigation dam

KALIBO Aklan – The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) opened its newly built run off irrigation dam in Barangay Sigcay, Banga, Aklan yesterday.Engineer Lorena Sioco,...

Green advocates seek protection of Northern Negros Natural Park

BACOLOD City – Environmental advocates have issued a manifesto calling for the protection of the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP) against erring structures within its...

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