New venue for ‘Arbol De Fuego’

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November 12, 2018
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“Arbol De Fuego,” a play adapted from Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” will be performed at the Negros Museum and not the Pope John Paul II Diocesan Cultural Center at the Sacred Heart Seminary as originally reported. A recent update from the production team indicated the change of venue for the play that  revolves around …

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Heavy rains inundate Silay City

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November 12, 2018
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Around 133 families were forced to evacuate after heavy rains inundated parts of Silay City over the weekend. Silay City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) head Alex Muñoz said six sitios in Barangays 2, Rizal, Lantad, and Guinhalaran were affected by heavy rains from 9:00 p.m. on Saturday …

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Was Rapiz ‘silenced?’

Posted by watchmen
November 12, 2018
Posted in OPINION

“If we believe that murder is wrong and not admissible in our society, then it has to be wrong for everyone, not just individuals but governments as well. –Helen Prejean   It is mind-bobbling to hear Police Superintendent Santiago Ylanan Rapiz, a trained and quick-witted police official assigned to the Zamboanga del Norte Police Provincial …

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Philippine Collegiate Champions League

Posted by watchmen
November 12, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

CSAV wins regional title   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Colegio de Sta. Ana de Victorias (CSAV) defeated Iloilo Doctors’ College (IDC), 102-82, winning the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) regional elimination knockout game at the STI-West Negros University gym last week. CSAV will next represent the Western Visayas in the PCCL Zonal Elimination …

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Basketball Unified Sports Group Inter-Color

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November 12, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

Capitol Boys versus Kopiko in today’s semifinal game   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   After defeating Judge Marketing, 82-60, last week, Capitol Boys will meet Kopiko today in the Basketball Unified Sports Group Inter-Color semifinals at the JGC gym at the Goldenfields Commercial Complex. Capitol Boys won an earlier meeting, 73-50. Meanwhile, Judge Marketing …

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NOPSSCEA: Season 38

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November 12, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

BTTHS defends volleyball title   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) yesterday defended their volleyball title in the 38th Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) season at the University of St. La Salle (USLS) covered court. BTTHS won the secondary girls’ division by defeating USLS …

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SSS extends monthly contribution deadline for 2018 until Jan. 2, 2019

Posted by watchmen
November 10, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

  State-run Social Security System (SSS) recently said it extended the payment deadline for contribution payments for January to December 2018 for SSS members except Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)-members. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said the Social Security Commission (SSC), the policy-making body of the pension fund, through SSC Resolution No. 728.s-2018 …

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Russian envoy proposes film fest in Iloilo

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November 10, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Anatolyevich Khovaev is proposing to hold a Russian Film Festival in Iloilo City next month. Mayor Jose Espinosa III, in an interview on Thursday, November 8, said he has been in discussions with the diplomat about developing trade, cultural and heritage exchanges during the Russian envoy’s visit in the …

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USLS students present scientific research to the governor

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November 10, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Negros Occidental Scholarship Program (NOSP) recipients who are enrolled in the University of St. La Salle food technology program recently presented their scientific research to Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. at the Provincial Capitol. Among the subjects tackled include tadpole development, fish food for tilapia, alternative chicken feeds, egg production innovations, e.coli at Bacolod …

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