UST women’s volleyball team beats NU

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April 29, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co The University of Santo Tomas (UST) improved their chances at a “Final 4” berth following their 27-25, 25-17, 21-25, 25-16 win over National University (NU) in the 81st UAAP women’s volleyball season over the weekend at the San Juan Arena. Cherry Rondina spearheaded the attack for UST with 21 points, all …

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2019 Palarong Pambansa

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April 29, 2019
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WVRAA seeking gold in volleyball By Adrian Stewart Co The Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) secondary girls’ volleyball team is optimistic about her prospects in the 2019 Palarong Pambansa, which kicked off in Davao City over the weekend. “Last year’s Palarong Pambansa may not [have been] for us but, this time, we worked harder …

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2019 Arafura Games

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April 29, 2019
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Negrense runner wins silver By Adrian Stewart Co Ara Rahbea Delotavo of Bacolod Tay Tung High School recently won a silver medal at the ongoing 2019 Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia. The competition opened last Friday and is scheduled to run until May 4. The Silay City native medaled in the 4×100 meter relay alongside …

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Isabela mayor: I no longer have confidence with the army and police Malabor claims armed groups work ‘

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April 29, 2019
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side-by-side’ with law enforcement By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Following recent deadly attacks in Moises Padilla, Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor recently expressed his lack of confidence with both the military and police, along with the leadership capabilities of Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade commander, Brigadier General Benedict Arevalo. “I no longer have any confidence with …

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Child labor on the decline –PSA report

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April 29, 2019
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A recently released Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) report showed the Philippines has seen a drastic decline in child labor from the 2.316 million reported in 2007 to 1.344 million in 2017. The youngest demographic, those aged between five and nine years old, saw the largest drop, falling 52.5 percent from approximately 120,000 to around 57,000. …

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Suspected supplier for slain Bacolod City drug lord killed

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April 29, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The suspected supplier for slain Bacolod City-based drug lord Ramy Poja was killed yesterday morning in a shootout with anti-drug operatives from the Victorias City police and Bacolod City Police Office-City Intelligence Unit at the Estrella Subdivision in Barangay 6, Victorias City, Negros Occidental. Police identified the fatality as Leoner …

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Moises Padilla municipal councilor released

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April 29, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Incumbent Moises Padilla Municipal Councilor Agustin ‘Nene’ Grande III, who was detained on accusations of being connected to the recent murders of fellow Municipal Councilor Michael Garcia and the town’s former Liga ng mga Barangay President Mark Garcia, was released by the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office. According to Prosecutor Ken Furuyama, …

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DOH offers tips on staying

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April 29, 2019
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healthy amid El Niño The Department of Health (DOH) offered tips on staying healthy amid ongoing El Niño conditions, which AccuWeather describes as a climate pattern that raises sea temperatures in the Pacific Ocean and results in drought conditions due to reduced rainfall. According to a social media post, DOH suggests conserving water but also …

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2019 Midterm Elections

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April 29, 2019
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Comelec: Vote counting machines under heavy police guard By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Bacolod City said vote counting machines (VCMs) to be used for the May 13 midterm elections are being heavily guarded by police. Comelec-Bacolod elections supervisor, Atty. Ann Janette Lamban, refused to say where the machines are …

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