40 soldiers recognized for action against the NPA

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April 27, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade commander, Brigadier General Benedict Arevalo, awarded medals to soldiers of 62nd Infantry Battalion (62IB) and 79th Infantry Battalion (79IB) involved in the two successful encounters against the New People’s Army (NPA) earlier this month. A total of 40 servicemen received Military Commendation Medals for …

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Palarong Pambansa kicks off in Davao City this weekend

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April 27, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   The Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) will be looking to put up a strong performance at the 62nd Palarong Pambansa, which kicks off this weekend, April 28, at the Davao City–University of the Philippines Sports Complex “[WVRAA] gave their best last year in Vigan,” said Department of Education (DepEd) …

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LOPTTA hosts free table tennis clinic

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April 27, 2019
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  The Lopue’s Table Tennis Association will be holding free table tennis clinics from April 29 to May 11 at the LOPTTA playing center, located at the Lopue’s San Sebastián annex building. Approximately 70 participants from across Negros Occidental are expected to join the event. Coach Marell Lagunday-Alvarez will be leading the training team, who …

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Petron, F2 Logistics advance to PSL finals

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April 27, 2019
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The Petron Blaze Spikers and F2 Logistics Cargo Movers advanced to the 2019 Philippine Super Liga Grand Prix Conference finals last Thursday night at the San Juan Arena, setting up a rematch of last year’s finals series where Petron won 2-1. Petron came from behind to beat the Cignal HD Spikers 23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-21 …

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Beermen oust Phoenix, qualify for the PBA finals

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April 27, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   The San Miguel Beermen have qualified for the 2019 Honda PBA Philippine Cup finals after defeating the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters in their best-of-seven semifinal series. San Miguel won 105-94 in Game 5 last Thursday at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City. Chris Ross led the win with 24 points, …

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Cignal HD-Ateneo thrashes Batangas EAC in the PBA D-League

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April 27, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   The Cignal HD-Ateneo Blue Eagles eviscerated the Batangas EAC Generals, 90-46, in the 2019 PBA D-League last Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Joseph Matthew Nieto uncorked 10 of his 16 total points in the opening half as the reigning UAAP men’s basketball champions’ slim 16-9 edge …

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2019 Philippine Premier League

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April 27, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Kaya FC opens season against Air Force FC today   By Adrian Stewart Co   Kaya FC-Iloilo opens their 2019 Philippine Premier League (PPL) campaign against Philippine Air Force FC today at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. The match is scheduled to kickoff at 7:00 p.m. and follows the faceoff between Green Archers …

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Journalists are not the enemy

Posted by watchmen
April 27, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“Journalism is what we need to make democracy work.” –Walter Cronkite   I am a Filipino community journalist, not an enemy of the state. I belong to the so-called “Fourth Estate;” the chief vanguard of democracy that serves as a catalyst of change and watchdog of government’s three branches – the executive, legislative, and judicial. …

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303IB: NDF admit they are associated with the NPA

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April 26, 2019
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Party-list groups Bayan Muna, Anakpawis listed as allies   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Philippine Army 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) yesterday claimed the Panay chapter of the National Democratic Front (NDF), the political arm of the Communist Party of the Philippines, admitted one of their primary purposes is to fill the ranks of …

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