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Mind-boggling twin typhoons

“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.” – Frank Lane NEW YORK CITY – Unbelievable but it was the first time in many years that I monitored on tenterhooks over BBC News and CNN (while I was in Brooklyn) the two super typhoons simultaneously lashing at my country in […] The post Mind-boggling twin typhoons appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Bacolod’s water crisis, a set-up?

A FRIEND says his turn to wait for tap water from Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) is from one to two in the morning on odd days. His wife does the same on even days. To keep himself awake while water (oftentimes murky) drops into the bucket, he does his work on the computer. He […] The post Bacolod’s water crisis, a set-up? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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DENR, NIA consult JRMP II project affected families

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Community ENR Office (DENR-CENRO) Barotac Nuevo participated in the consultative meeting conducted by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) with residents of Brgy. Guinbunyugan, Calinog, Iloilo who will be affected by the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage (JRMP)-II. JRMP aims to harness the potential of the Jalaur River for multi-purpose […] The post DENR, NIA consult JRMP II project affected families appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Army vows to secure Iloilo pols vs. ‘rebel extortion’

THE Philippine Army’s 301st Infantry Brigade assured incumbent and would-be politicians that they would be protected from alleged extortion activities of the New People’s Army (NPA). Col. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the 301st IB, made the assurance less than a month before the filing of certificate of candidacy on Oct 11-17, 2018. “Our preparation for […] The post Army vows to secure Iloilo pols vs. ‘rebel extortion’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Elderly crushed to death

By: Gail T. Momblan A 64-YEAR-OLD woman died after being run over by a concrete mixer truck at B. Aquino Ave in Brgy. Ungka, Jaro, Iloilo City, evening of Sept 18, 2018. Virginia Aquino of Fairville Subd., Sta. Barbara, Iloilo, was heading home from a company celebration when she was run over by a concrete mixer […] The post Elderly crushed to death appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Japanese cruise ship to grace Dinagyang

A CRUISE ship from Japan will be visiting Iloilo City in time for the Dinagyang Festival in January 2019, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT)-6. MV Pacific Venus will carry 400 to 600 crew and passengers who will stay in the city for two days and one night. DOT-6 Regional Director, Atty. Helen Catalbas […] The post Japanese cruise ship to grace Dinagyang appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Police intensify crime watch in ‘Ber’ months

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo WITH the start of the so-called “ber” months, the officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) said that the ICPO would enhance its operations as a preemptive measure against crimes. According to Senior Supt. Martin Defensor, they are monitoring theft and physical injury cases which usually increase during “ber” months. “Ber” […] The post Police intensify crime watch in ‘Ber’ months appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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BATANG PINOY NATIONAL FINALS: W. Visayas athletes continue medal haul

STUDENT-athletes from Western Visayas continue to harvest medals in the 2018 Batang Pinoy National Finals in Baguio City, Sept. 19. Represented by Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS), the team won two gold medals in the athletics division, courtesy of Antonette Jay Aguillon, Ara Rahbea Delotavo, Stephany Rey Malate, and Aubrey Mercado in the 4x100m […] The post BATANG PINOY NATIONAL FINALS: W. Visayas athletes continue medal haul appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Negrense pug fails to regain belt in China fight

NEGRENSE boxer Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo failed to regain his title after losing to his Chinese opponent at the Qinzhou Sports Center gymnasium in Qinzhou, China, Sept. 18, 2018. Sabillo, a former world champion, lost the chance to capture the World Boxing Council silver light flyweight title against Jing Xiang. The Chinese boxer won via unanimous […] The post Negrense pug fails to regain belt in China fight appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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CARTOON FOR September 20, 2018

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Guimaras employment office is Western Visayas’ best

THE Guimaras Provincial Employment and Services Office (PESO) is the grand champion of the Regional Search for Best PESO (Fourth Class Province Category) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Guimaras PESO won the award after racking up the highest number of job seekers who landed jobs in Region VI. PESO manager Elena V. […] The post Guimaras employment office is Western Visayas’ best appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2018Related News

Beyond the call of duty: Network engineer rescues more than just damaged cell sites

AS THEIR call of duty, field operations engineers are expected to keep communication lines up and running during calamities and disasters. But one of them, 36-year-old Joel Gonzales, recently showed what public service is all about by going beyond his mandate. It was in July when southwest monsoon rains brought about by Tropical Depression Josie […] The post Beyond the call of duty: Network engineer rescues more than just damaged cell sites appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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17 rainwater collectors for Iloilo City, province

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-6 allocated P3.4 million in its 2018 Infra Program budget for the construction of 17 rainwater collector systems (RWCS) in various offices and schools in the city and province of Iloilo. Each rainwater collector costs P200,000. According to Maintenance Division Chief, Engr. Oliver E. Zamora, three RWCS are […] The post 17 rainwater collectors for Iloilo City, province appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Organic farming network pushed

ORGANIC farming methods must be shared to other agro-forestry co-operators and farmers, said Ms. Lorna T. Morante, Agriculturist II of the Provincial Office of Agricultural Services (POAS). “The organic farming method seeks to increase long term soil fertility. So it is good nga may ara na ta co-operators sa taga munisipyo para sila na to […] The post Organic farming network pushed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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DBP extends P2-B assistance for relending to uniformed personnel

STATE-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has granted a P2-billion credit line to one of the largest cooperatives in the country for relending to its members composed mainly of members of the military, a top official said. DBP president and chief executive officer Cecilia C. Borromeo said the bank’s loan assistance to thePhilippine Army […] The post DBP extends P2-B assistance for relending to uniformed personnel appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Little Miss Hablon 2018 highlights

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres LITTLE Miss Hablon was one of the most-awaited events in Miagao’s Hablon Festival. On the festival’s fifth year, nine lovely girls put their best foot forward for the much coveted crown. The candidates wore royalty-themed garments made of Hablon fabric that were creations of local fashion designers and weavers. Beaming with […] The post Little Miss Hablon 2018 highlights appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Ompong destroys P3.9M worth of crops in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – An estimated P3.9 million worth of damage to crops was recorded in Negros Occidental following the onslaught of typhoon Mangkhut, or locally known as Ompong last week. Based on an official report released by the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA), around P3.9 million worth of rice crops were either damaged or […] The post Ompong destroys P3.9M worth of crops in NegOcc appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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GMA’s sis-in-law transfers voter’s registration to Isabela

BACOLOD City – Mayor Joselito Malabor of Isabela, Negros Occidental confirmed on Sept 19, 2018 that Marilou Arroyo-Lesaca, sister of the late fifth district Rep. Ignacio Arroyo, has transferred her voter’s registration to Isabela town from Barangay Payao, Binalbagan. Both towns are located in the fifth congressional district of Negros Occidental. Marilou, who is also […] The post GMA’s sis-in-law transfers voter’s registration to Isabela appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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I am vindicated – councilor

BACOLOD City – Former Bacolod City Councilor Carl Lopez said he is elated after the Sandiganbayan dismissed the case for usurpation of authority filed against him by former mayor Monico Puentevella. In a press conference on Sept 19, 2018, Lopez said that the complaint filed against him was for his alleged issuances of directive letters, […] The post I am vindicated – councilor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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‘Hungry’ teens rob cabbie

TWO teenage boys were arrested for allegedly robbing a taxi driver at Mandurriao, Iloilo City, late afternoon of Sept 17, 2018. The suspects were reportedly Grade 8 and 9 students of a university in the city. At around 5:30 p.m., the two allegedly flagged down a Melvin Taxi at the Iloilo Business Park. The driver, […] The post ‘Hungry’ teens rob cabbie appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2018Related News