Iloilo City fixture formally named the ‘Iloilo City Freedom Grandstand’

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July 30, 2019
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Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas recently issued an executive order naming the fixture replacing the old Iloilo Freedom Grandstand as the Iloilo City Freedom Grandstand. Located along De La Rama Street, in the City Proper’s Barangay Muelle Loney‑Montes, the new structure was completed ahead of this year’s Iloilo Dinagyang Festival, which took place in …

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Inspections urged for Punta Taytay establishments

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July 30, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) resolution has been forwarded urging city environment agencies to inspect establishments along the Barangay Punta Taytay viewing deck to confirm they are in compliance with local sewage standards. The resolution, authored by City Councilor Carl Lopez, was passed by the SP during last week’s …

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Bacolod City businessman stabbed, truck stolen

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July 30, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A 25-year-old businessman was wounded Sunday night after he was reportedly stabbed by an associate who then allegedly proceeded to steal his pick-up truck at a local mall in Bacolod City’s Barangay Singcang-Airport. Police identified the victim as Peter Lopez, a resident of Manville Royale in the city’s Barangay Tangub. …

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Westbrook focused on title run with Houston

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July 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

HOUSTON – Russell Westbrook knows he’s in for a huge change in his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets. And he’s ready to do whatever it takes to make the move work as he prepares to play with James Harden for the first time since 2012. “To be able to win …

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F2 Logistics survives five sets against Generika-Ayala

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July 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The F2 Logistics Cargo Movers survived five sets in the 2019 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference to score a 25-19, 25-27, 25-22, 18-25, 15-13 win over the Generika-Ayala Lifesavers last weekend at the San Juan Arena. Following an erratic start to the fifth set, F2 Logistics turned a 10-7 deficit into an …

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Iloilo beats Bicol in the Maharlika League

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July 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The Iloilo United Royals wasted a double-digit lead but managed to pull off a 77-74 win last Sunday over the Bicol Volcanoes in the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League at the Ibalong Centrum for Recreation in Legaspi City, Albay. Richard Escoto broke his scoring slump with 21 points, along with eight …

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Negrense trio pushes Air

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July 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Force FC past Global By Adrian Stewart Co Philippine Air Force FC relied on the Negrense trio of striker Mark Anthony Ferrer, midfielder Rodolf Bebanco, along with Dar Pedroso, in their 3-2 win over Global Makati FC last Saturday in the 2019 Philippines Football League at the Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna. Pedroso started things …

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The sudden end to gambling

Posted by watchmen
July 30, 2019
Posted in OPINION

President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent announcement suspending Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gambling activities surprised millions. While there have been varied opinions on the move, some say the president noticed only a few were benefiting from the systems—operators who were enjoying the sacrifices of those looking to try their luck. While some workers will be displaced, …

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Three politicians, two others killed in Negros Oriental

Posted by watchmen
July 29, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Five individuals were reported dead following violence in Negros Oriental over the weekend. Among the fatalities include a Canlaon City councilor and barangay captain, along with a former Ayungon mayor. According to authorities, after separate incidents in Canlaon City, Ayungon, and Siaton, police identified the fatalities as Canlaon City …

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