Tricycle operator arrested for drugs in Brgy. Granada

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January 31, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A tricycle operator was arrested yesterday afternoon after allegedly selling illegal drugs to an undercover cop in Barangay Granada, Bacolod City. Police identified the suspect as Demetrio Gabayeron, Jr., a resident of the Stone Haven Residences in the said barangay. Police Station 5 (PS5) commander, Police Senior Inspector Romulo …

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Bacolod City passes ‘Good Financial Housekeeping’ standards

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January 31, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City was one of 15 localities in the Western Visayas recognized by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for passing their “Good Financial Housekeeping” standards for 2018. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia called the recognition “inspiring” and said it reassured the administration that they are …

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Bayan joins Ceres, replaces Doblas in goal

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January 31, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co   Following goalkeeper Toni Doblas’ exit from Ceres-Negros FC, Ronilio Bayan, Jr. will replace him in goal after joining the Negros Occidental-based club from now-defunct Davao Aguilas FC. Bayan previously played with Arellano University, where he was named NCAA best goalkeeper. He also won several titles with the De La Salle-College …

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UPHSD Altas earns spot in NCAA women’s volleyball finals

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January 31, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA-Atlas (UPHSD Altas) upset De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (CSB), winning 25-17, 27-29, 19-25, 26-24, 16-14 in the NCAA Season 94 women’s volleyball semifinals last Tuesday at the San Juan Arena. Cindy Imbo delivered a performance to remember for UPHSD Altas with 32 …

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Philippines beats Macau in the ABL

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January 31, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   San Miguel Alab Pilipinas won 100-81 over the Macau Black Bears in the 2018-2019 ASEAN Basketball League last Tuesday at the Doumen Gymnasium in China. Renaldo Balkman led the win with 34 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, and two blocks; while fellow Puerto Rican import Peter John Ramos added 25. …

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AdMU’s Ravena gets Gilas call up

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January 31, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co   Ateneo de Manila University star Ferdinand ‘Thirdy’ Ravena III recently received a call up by the Philippine men’s national basketball team, Gilas Pilipinas, to play in the ongoing 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Gilas head coach Joseller ‘Yeng’ Guiao said the Iloilo City native has a chance at cracking the …

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Candidate debates

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January 31, 2019
Posted in OPINION

  “A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.” –Nelson Mandela   The upcoming debates between candidates in the upcoming midterm elections intend …

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Seize the day in style with the all-new Suzuki Ertiga

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January 30, 2019
Posted in COMMUNITY

Suzuki PH launches improved Ertiga combining strength and elegance in a compact body   Staying true to its promise of offering only the best-value vehicles, pioneer compact car distributor Suzuki Philippines (SPH) starts the year strong with the launch of the new and improved version of its well-loved MPV, the all-new Suzuki Ertiga. The new …

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PDEA: Several local politicians, police officers have drug links

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January 30, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   After a whistleblower came forward over the weekend, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) confirmed several Negros Occidental politicians and police officers have links to illegal drugs. However, PDEA Provincial Chief Jose Tumabini would not disclose the names as they are still validating information. “It is not clear yet …

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Legal team handling restraining order issue against P1.7B loan –Mayor

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January 30, 2019
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Leonardia: Without the loan, the people will ‘lose something’   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia addressed the temporary restraining order sought against the P1.7 billion loan the city government plans to borrow from the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), saying, the matter is being handled by his legal …

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