NOPPO eyeing illegal gambling among motives behind Escalante City councilor murder

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April 24, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, Police Colonel Romeo Baleros, yesterday confirmed investigators are now eyeing three possible motives behind the murder of Escalante City Councilor Bernardino Patigas. Baleros, who attended the Provincial Joint Security Control Center Command Conference at the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol, said illegal gambling …

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Man beats uncle to death in Tangub

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April 24, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A 31-year-old man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly beat his uncle to death in Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City. Police identified the fatality as Ronnie Lariosa, a resident of Purok San Roque in the said barangay. Based on investigations carried out by Police Station 8 (PS8), around 5:00 …

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Education convention opens today at LCC

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April 24, 2019
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  The Asia Pacific Network for International Education and Values Education-Philippines (APNIEVE-Philippines), an affiliate of the United Nations Educational, Social, and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, will be holding its national convention at La Consolacion College-Bacolod. The event begins today, April 24, and runs until Friday, April 26. Among those expected to attend include basic education …

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Farmers’ organization claims land distribution issues resulted in recent Sagay City killing

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April 24, 2019
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Farmers’ organization Task Force Mapalad (TFM) recently published a press release condemning the murder of 51-year-old Welter Balayo, a peasant leader in Sagay City, who was shot nine times earlier this week by unknown assailants. The group claims the killing was conducted as a result of a Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) dispute. The victim’s …

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2019 AFC Cup

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April 24, 2019
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Ott scores stoppage time winner for Ceres FC   By Adrian Stewart Co   Ceres-Negros FC defender Mike Ott scored a stoppage time winner in their 3-2 win over defending Liga 1 champions Persija Jakarta of Indonesia yesterday in the ongoing 2019 AFC Cup group stage at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia. …

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2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships

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April 24, 2019
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Diaz wins three silver medals   By Adrian Stewart Co   Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz captured three silver medals in the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships, which opened in Ningbo, China over the weekend. The Zamboanga City native picked up her medals in the women’s 55 kg division, medaling in the snatch, clean and jerk, …

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SMDC-NU takes first PBA D-League win

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April 24, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   SMDC-NU Bulldogs captured their first win in the ongoing 2019 PBA D-League following their 107-75 demolition of the CD14 Designs-Trinity Stallions last Monday at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao, Quezon City. John Lloyd Clemente and Dave Ildefonso each tallied 18 points for SMDC-NU, while Shawn Ildefonso and John Galinato contributed …

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Filipino boxer bags WBO belt

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April 24, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   Joe Noynay of Bogo City, Cebu recently captured the World Boxing Organization super featherweight belt after defeating Japanese boxer Kosuke Saka via second round knockout at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan. The Cebuano boxer previously won the title after defeating Chinese opponent Jinxiang Pan in 2017. Saka was the …

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