Grab donates raincoats for BTAO enforcers

Posted by watchmen
June 29, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Online transport application Grab Philippines recently donated 400 raincoats to the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) during a turnover ceremony at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC). According to Grab-Bacolod office manager Jocelyn Yoshida, traffic enforcers are “heroes.” She noted, during a recent visit to the city, Grab country manager …

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Reclamation developer thanks city for Banwahanon Award

Posted by watchmen
June 29, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

Bacolod Real Estate Development Corporation (BREDCO) president and developer of the 250-hectare port and reclamation project Simplicio Palanca offered his appreciation for being selected as a recipient of the Ang Banwahanon Award, an honor bestowed by the Bacolod City government. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia visited the 94-year-old businessman at his residence yesterday to present …

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Negrense athletes awaiting visas before leaving for Softball World Series

Posted by watchmen
June 29, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. After earning qualification for the 2017 Senior League Softball World Series in Lower Sussex, Delaware in the United States, the Negros Occidental-based Philippine softball team is currently awaiting visas before leaving for the event, scheduled to take place from July 31 to August 6. According to coach Antonio Oquindo, Jr., …

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Fil-Sino Athletic Club Inter-Color Basketball Tournament Sprint 4t Rider, Ultron Extra score wins

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June 29, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Sprint 4t Rider demolished Ultron Touring, 106-69, while Ultron Extra beat HTP Dot 4, 79-61, in the 36-and-above division of the Fil-Sino Athletic Club Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School gym. By halftime, Sprint 4t Rider was already leading 64-29. Michael Ang, Jolly Castillo, and Chibon …

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Rodriguez hat trick keeps Ceres undefeated at home

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June 29, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. A hat trick from Ceres-Negros FC forward Fernando Rodriguez helped the Negrense club dismantle Stallion Laguna FC, 5-1, in their Philippines Football League (PFL) match at the Panaad Park and Stadium last night. The goals started with Ceres striker Bienvenido Marañón, who met the back of the net in the …

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Another Jeff with an axe to grind against Pacquiao

Posted by watchmen
June 29, 2017
Posted in OPINION

The Aussie who has ax to grind for 17 years against Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) is also known as “Jeff” but he isn’t Jeff Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs), WBO’s No. 1 welterweight contender, who will fight Pacquiao for WBO 147-lb crown in Brisbane, Australia on July 2. Jeff Fenech, now 53, is a former …

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Pepsi submits to SAP demands, agrees to buy more local sugar

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2017
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Beverage giant Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. submitted to demands by the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines (SAP) and agreed to buy and use more locally-produced sugar. United Sugar Producers’ Federation of the Philippines, Inc. (USPFP) President Manuel Lamata, a leader of SAP, said the agreement was made during a meeting …

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3ID slams NPA over Lumayno, Braga slays Aying brands rebels ‘terrorists and bandits’

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June 28, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) commander, Major General Jon Aying, slammed the New People’s Army (NPA) after they claimed responsibility for last week’s killings of sugar planter Norberto Lumayno and his driver Danilo Braga. In a message sent by Aying to members of the media, he branded the Roselyn Pelle Command …

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Murcia kagawad gunned down

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June 28, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A barangay kagawad died after being shot by two unidentified men who entered his home in Barangay Sta. Rosa, Murcia, Negros Occidental, Monday evening. Police identified the fatality as 52-year-old Celso Menioso, Jr., a resident of Purok Wawa in the said barangay and bookkeeper for Hacienda Wawa, which is owned …

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