Poll campaign for local bets begins today

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March 29, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The campaign period for local candidates in the May 13, 2019 midterm elections begins today. In line with this, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded all candidates to remove all prohibited forms of election propaganda. The Comelec warned that any candidate who fails to abide by the order shall …

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Iloilo province gears for 118th Semana sang Iloilo

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March 29, 2019
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The Iloilo provincial government is gearing for the 118th Semana sang Iloilo celebration on April 8 to 12, 2019. The week-long celebration is themed “Iloilo: Banwang Pinalangga, Puno sang Bugana.” Various activities are slated which will be highlighted by the Street Dance and Employees’ Latin Dance Contest. The celebration will kick off with the street …

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Motorcyclist nabbed for drug paraphernalia

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March 29, 2019
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  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A motorcycle driver was arrested at Barangay 2, Sipalay City after the police discovered he was carrying drug paraphernalia. Police identified the suspect as 28-year-old Raymund Lunares, a resident of Barangay Bata, Bacolod City. Information released by the Sipalay City Police Station stated that they were conducting a …

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Comelec will identify NegOcc’s poll ‘hotspots’

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March 29, 2019
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BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL G. BAÑAGA   Brigadier General Benedict Arevalo – commander of the Philippine Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade – said he will let the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Region 6 identify the election “areas of concern” in Negros Occidental. Initially, authorities have identified five towns in the province with intense political rivalry, or election …

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Grains bizmen need not secure license from NFA

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March 29, 2019
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  Individuals who wish to engage or continue to engage in grains business need not anymore secure a license from the National Food Authority (NFA). This after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11203 last February 14, 2019. With the approval of Republic Act 11203, otherwise known as an Act Liberalizing the Importation, Exportation, and …

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James Yap defends PBA 3-pt shooting crown today

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March 29, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By ADRIAN STEWART CO Negrense James Yap of Rain or Shine Elasto Painters aims to defend his crown against tough oppositions in the Three-Point Shootout event of the 2019 PBA All-Star week today at Calasiao Sports Complex in Calasiao, Pangasinan. The Escalante City, Negros Occidental native Yap will be facing a practically new opposition, led …

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DLSU sweeps NU in UAAP women‘s volleyball

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March 29, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By ADRIAN STEWART CO De La Salle University (DLSU) Lady Spikers vented its ire on the National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs with a decisive 25-20, 25-18, 25-10 victory in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball on Wednesday night at the San Juan Arena. Desiree Cheng led the way with season-high 17 points, on 14 attacks, …

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2019 Honda PBA Philippine Cup

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March 29, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Ginebra drops Meralco, secures no. 3 spot By ADRIAN STEWART CO Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings continued its winning run in the 2019 Honda PBA Philippine Cup following an 86-76 victory over the Meralco Bolts on Wednesday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Gregory Slaughter led the way with 18 points and nine rebounds, Japeth …

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Negros coaches develop new learnings in SBP clinic

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March 29, 2019
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By ADRIAN STEWART CO Negrense coaches and Physical Education teachers gained new knowledge during the Negros Basketball Association-Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (NBA-SBP) coaching clinic recently at the St. John’s Institute in Bacolod City. SBP Coaches’ Committee head Joseph Uichico lauded the success of the two-day event, which was attended by coaches from public and private …

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