Over 500 undergo surgical mission pre-screening in Silay City

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October 18, 2017
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More than 500 beneficiaries recently underwent pre-screening for the upcoming Nikki Cares surgical mission, scheduled from November 23 to 26, at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital (TLJPH) in Silay City. The mission, organized by the wife of Negros Occidental third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez, Dominique ‘Nikki’ Lopez Benitez, gathered surgeons from Makati Medical Center to …

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Kabisig opens government expo at SMX

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October 18, 2017
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The Kabisig People’s Movement (Kabisig), an organization that oversees the implementation of national projects and programs, opened the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo and Trade Fair at the SMX Convention Center at SM City Bacolod yesterday. Scheduled to run until tomorrow, October 19, Kabisig Chair Daniel Guillen invited the public to take part in the event. “It is …

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MassKara Festival: Mayor’s Cup golf tournament begins tomorrow

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October 18, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The 8th Bacolod MassKara Mayor’s Cup golf tournament begins tomorrow, October 19, with a ceremonial tee-off at 6:00 a.m., and runs until October 21 at the Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club. The competition will be split into five categories, including Classes A, B, C, D, and a women’s division. The event benefits the Bacolod Boy’s Home, the St. Vincent …

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Ceres FC meets JPV Marikina tonight at the Panaad

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October 18, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Ceres-Negros FC meets JPV Marikina FC tonight in the ongoing 2017 Philippines Football League (PFL) at the Panaad Park and Stadium. In their one PFL meeting this season, Ceres lost to the Marikina City-based club, 2-1, back in June. The Negrense club currently sits in third place on the PFL table, three …

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Azkals Manager: We need to win our next game

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October 18, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

AFC Asian Cup qualification round By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. With the latest FIFA rankings revealing the Philippine national football team, the Azkals, moving up seven spots to number 123 in the world, Azkals team manager Dan Palami said the rise makes their next Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup qualification round match, against Nepal …

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NOHS/KMH, BTTHS win

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October 18, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

Inter-School Alumni Bowlfest 2017 By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Negros Occidental High School/Kami Mga Hubin (NOHS/KMH) and Bacolod Tay Tung High School recently won their respective divisions at the 5th Inter-School Alumni Bowlfest at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. NOHS/KMH defeated Bacolod City National High School/Lucky Strikes, 520-517, in Bracket A; …

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Proceeds from today’s PVL games to benefit USLS

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October 18, 2017
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Ahead of today’s Premier Volleyball League (PVL) games, set to take place at the University of St. La Salle (USLS), part of the PVL tour, event organizer Bea Tan said proceeds from the event will benefit USLS. She called it her way of giving back. Volleyball star Alyssa Valdez is …

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MassKara Festival: PRO-6 orders ‘No plate, no travel’ policy in Bacolod City

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October 18, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) director, Police Chief Superintendent Cesar Hawthorne Binag, yesterday ordered the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) to implement a “no plate, no travel” policy for motorists during the remainder of the ongoing MassKara Festival. BCPO Police Community Relations (PCR) head, Police Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, said, as …

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Transport Strike: PUV operators, sugar workers rally in Cebu

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October 18, 2017
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Protesters from the United Negros Drivers and Operators Center (UNDOC) and the National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW) protested in front of the old Bacolod City Hall on Monday. Both groups later joined protests in Cebu City on Tuesday. (Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga photo) By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Members of the United Negros Drivers …

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MassKara Festival: CDRRMO prepared for the possibility of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Paolo

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October 18, 2017
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) yesterday said they are prepared for the possibility of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Paolo, which may affect the ongoing MassKara Festival in Bacolod City. CDRRMO head, Executive Assistant Joemarie Vargas, said Paolo was last spotted 765 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern …

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