Bystander mauled to death in Canlaon City

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January 16, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A bystander was reportedly killed after being mauled to death by two men in Barangay Mabigo, Canlaon City, Negros Oriental. Police identified the fatality as 22-year-old Ceddie Rama, a resident of Purok Greenhills in the said barangay. Based on investigations by Canlaon City police, Rama was in the city’s Uptown …

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Mt. Kanlaon tremors fading

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January 16, 2018
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By Joland Jose Abraham, Intern The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) recently reported earthquakes at Mt. Kanlaon have reduced, however, they affirmed the ‘Alert level 2’ status remains in place. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the volcano is still seen as having an “increase in temperature and …

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Phivolcs declares ‘Alert Level 3’ over Mt. Mayon

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January 16, 2018
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By Paulo Loreto Lim Following rockfall incidents and three steam-driven, or phreatic, eruptions reported at Mt. Mayon over the weekend, along with observed lava flow, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) declared an ‘Alert Level 3’ over the volcano last Sunday. The organization and the Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council …

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Suspected NPA official arrested at the Bacolod Public Plaza

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January 16, 2018
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303IB expects more arrests By Paulo Loreto Lim An operation recently conducted by members of the police and the military successfully captured and served an arrest warrant to a suspected former official of the New People’s Army (NPA) at the Bacolod Public Plaza last Saturday morning. According to authorities, the suspect was identified as 66-year-old …

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Mayor Neil Lizares 50-Up

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January 16, 2018
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Legends defeated the BUS group, captures title By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Legends defeated the Basketball Unified Sports (BUS) Group over the weekend, 82-71, winning the 1st Mayor Neil Lizares 50-Up basketball tournament at the Talisay City gym. Meanwhile, Golden Boys took third after beating the Alijis Basketball Club in the consolation game. Larry …

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Negrense boxer vows to do ‘very best’ ahead of OPBF title fight

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January 16, 2018
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Toboso-born Merlito ‘Tiger’ Sabillo vowed to give his ‘very best’ and will not depend on a home crowd advantage for his upcoming Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) light flyweight title fight, scheduled for February 17, against defending champion Edward Heno at Gaisano Mall in Bacolod City. “I will do …

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NBTC 2018: USLS, SJU, UNO-R win

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January 16, 2018
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By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Bacolod leg of the 2018 National Basketball Training Center opened recently, where defending regional champions, the University of St. La Salle (USLS), alongside the St. John’s Institute (SJI) and the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) posted wins. USLS defeated Mansilingan Christian Academy, 118-76; SJI beat Bata National High …

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Dinagyang Mayor’s Cup

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January 16, 2018
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Santa Clarita beats BTTHS to take the title By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Santa Clarita International High School, based in the La Paz district of Iloilo City, recently beat Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS), 94-90, in the finals of the Dinagyang Mayor’s Cup basketball tournament at the Ledesco campus of the Hua Siong …

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What a start for Philippine football in 2018

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January 16, 2018
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Ceres-Negros FC will be playing their first international match this afternoon in the 2018 AFC Champions League qualifying play-offs against Myanmar National League champions Shan United FC. Since winning the inaugural Philippines Football League (PFL), the club has recruited goalkeeper Antonio ‘Toni’ Doblas, defenders Sean Patrick Kane and Amani Aguinaldo, striker Takumi Uesato, and midfielder …

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