SM City Bacolod celebrates National Children’s Book Reading Day

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July 19, 2017
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Students from Sum-ag Elementary School, La Consolacion College Integrated School, and the Bacolod Homeschoolers Network gathered at SM City Bacolod yesterday for National Children’s Book Reading Day. Bacolod City Councilor Cindy Rojas read “Two Friends, One World,” by Ramon Vicente Sunico, about friendship; while Arvin Gee Losañes of a leading business process outsourcing firm in …

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Coca-Cola Philippines recognized for sustainability programs

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July 19, 2017
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Coca-Cola Philippines recently received three Philippine Quill Awards during a ceremony at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport City in Pasay City. The beverage company received two merit awards for the 5by20 Sari-sari Store Training and Access to Resources (STAR) Program, which economically empowers women; along with an additional award for the “Replenishing Communities, Replenishing Lives: …

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Lopue continues to lead TMC

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July 19, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Tenpin Master’s Challenge (TMC) Bowler of the Year OJ Lopue continues to lead the TMC Season Four championship for July at the East Bowling Center, located at the Lopue’s East Centre. He currently sits atop the standings with 1,257 pinfalls, followed by Jasper Quimanhan with 1,213, Toto Ong – 1,210, …

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Bacolod City government kicks off NDPR Week observance

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July 19, 2017
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The Bacolod City government observance of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week kicked off last Monday with a motorcade, followed by the launch of the PWD (Persons with Disabilities) Employment Desk at the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC). Bacolod City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) head Jose Ayco explained, the PWD Employment Desk is …

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Local police accept Oplan Kill Bilbil fitness challenge

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July 19, 2017
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By Jezza A. Nepomoceno Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) director, Police Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, in collaboration with the Regional Advisory Council for Police Transformation and Development-Region VI (RACPTD-6), JCI Iloilo IlangIlang, Inc., and the Storm Fitness Club, accepted the Oplan Kill Bilbil: Slim Possible fitness challenge, recently posed by Philippine National Police (PNP) chief …

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Ceres midfielder De Jong signs with Davao

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July 19, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Ceres-Negros FC midfielder Jason de Jong officially left the club and signed with Davao Aguilas FC over the weekend. Ceres team manager James Dinsay confirmed the transfer but did not disclose the reason for switching clubs. In an Instagram post, de Jong wrote, “Thank you to Boss [Leo Rey Yanson], …

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BCNHS Classes 81-89 wins premiere division

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July 19, 2017
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Triangular Bowlfest 2017 By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.  The combined Bacolod City National High School (BCNHS) Classes of 1981-1989 recently won the premier division of the Triangular Bowlfest 2017 at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. The BCNHS team defeated Negros Occidental High School (NOHS) Class of 1985, 528-497, to claim the …

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Negros Press Club Inter-Color Bowling Tournament

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July 18, 2017
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Yellow Team captures championship By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Yellow Team defeated the Blue Team by 14 pinfalls, 1,394 to 1,380, and captured the Negros Press Club Inter-Color Bowling Tournament title over the weekend at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. Hernan Garciniego, who earned the highest individual score of 314 …

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Philippines, Thailand sign memorandum of understanding to protect boxers

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July 18, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Philippines Games and Amusement Board (GAB) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Professional Boxing Association of Thailand (PBAT) in an effort to protect professional boxers. According to the agreement, both sides will require favorable endorsement from their respective gaming bodies before hosting a fight. “It must now …

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Rev-X All Terrain defeats Rev-X Trekker

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July 18, 2017
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Fil-Sino Athletic Club Inter-Color Basketball Tournament By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Rev-X All Terrain beat Rev-X Trekker, 87-78, in the 35-and-below division of the ongoing Fil-Sino Athletic Club Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School gym. Rev-X Trekker held a 51-44 halftime lead, which would later expand to 68-59 as the game …

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