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Bacolod barangay lupons rated 8 on
competence in handling cases

The members of the barangay Lupong Tagapamayapa in Bacolod City were rated eight, out of 10 as highest score, on their knowledge and capabilities in handling cases submitted to them, a press release from the Liga ng mga Barangay said.

The rating was given by Cesar Beloria Jr., city legal enforcement officer of Bacolod, in a seminar at the Middle Town Inn, March 26-27, on the proper procedures and executions of the laws, rulings of the Supreme Court, and the basic interpretation of the law, the press release added.

Dino Ponsaran, officer-in-charge of the Department of Interior and Local Government-Bacolod, said the seminar was aimed at professionalizing the barangay justice system in Bacolod City.

It also served as a refresher course because, although the settlement of cases in the barangay has been practiced for long, the system needs to be updated and upgraded, Ponsaran added in the press release.*

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Blood-letting activities
set in San Carlos, Silay

Personnel of the San Carlos City Jail joined the annual blood donation activity of the City Health Center held recently in Barangay 3, a press release from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology said.

Each of the 10 jail officers, who passed the screening, donated 400 cubic centimeters of blood, the press release added.

The San Carlos BJMP also facilitated the blood donation of 30 inmates in the same activity.

Jail Sr. Insp. Castle Masip, officer in charge of the San Carlos BJMP, said another bloodletting program is scheduled in June. The inmates have been donating blood to the CHO in the last four years, the press release added.

In Silay City, the Liga ng mga Barangay will also hold bloodletting activities on March 31, April 28, May 26 and June 30, all at the Sen. Jose Locsin C. Cultural and Civic Center.

ABC president Joedith Gallego, in a press release said that this is to help improve healthcare services in the city.

The Liga collected 60,000 cc of blood from the 120 donors last month, the press release added.*

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Blood-letting activities set in San Carlos, Silay

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