Leonardia urged to implement night market ordinance

Posted by watchmen
August 10, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod recently passed a resolution calling for Mayor Evelio Leonardia to implement City Ordinance No. 08-14-666, also known as “The Night Market Ordinance,” which would establish a night market in the city. City Councilor Simplicia Distrito, who authored the resolution, said the implementation would be …

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More flowering plants expected for Iloilo City

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August 10, 2019
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After various flowering plants were placed along Iloilo City roads earlier this year as part of the ongoing beautification program by the Iloilo City Agriculturist Office, Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said more flowers are expected to be planted at public parks and district plazas. He said the city will be planting golden shower trees, or …

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Governor reiterates appeal for Yansons to end rift

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August 10, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   After earlier appealing for an end to the conflict within Vallacar Transit Inc. (VTI), parent company of the Ceres bus liner, Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson issued a statement calling for the Yanson family, who operate VTI, to “unite and settle differences.” “Despite what was said and done, …

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Ceres FC looking to extend their lead this weekend

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August 10, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co   Ceres-Negros FC, which currently leads the 2019 Philippines Football League (PFL), will be looking to extend their lead atop the table when they face Mendiola FC today, August 10, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas. The Bacolod City-based club currently leads the league with …

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Bacolod falls to Caloocan in the Maharlika League

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August 10, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   The Bacolod Master Sardines suffered an 89-74 loss to the Caloocan Supremos earlier this week in the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup at the Caloocan Sports Complex. After Caloocan built an early 25-18 lead, Bacolod fought back and narrowed the gap to 34-32; however, the eventual winners went …

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F2 Logistics suffers first All-Filipino Conference loss

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August 10, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co   The F2 Logistics Cargo Movers recently suffered their first loss in the 2019 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference after falling 26-28, 27-29, 25-19, 25-20, 15-6 to the Petron Blaze Spikers at the San Juan Arena. Cherry Rondina led the win with 22 points off 21 kills; while Frances Molina added 20 …

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Creamline aims to defend

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August 10, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

PVL Open Conference title By Adrian Stewart Co   The Creamline Cool Smashers will be aiming to defend their Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference title as the 2019 season kicks off this weekend August 11, at the San Juan Arena. Creamline outside hitter Alyssa Valdez admitted their defeat in the PVL Reinforced Conference was …

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CEU destroys Nail Talk-St. Dominic Savio in the D-League

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August 10, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co   The CEU Scorpions delivered a 107-46 thumping over the Nail Talk & Beauty Spa-St. Dominic Savio Unicorns last Thursday in the ongoing 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Rich Guinitaran paced CEU with 19 points and six rebounds; while Malick Diouf supplied 11 …

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‘Murphy’s Law’ and death at sea

Posted by watchmen
August 9, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“As per usual, trouble comes in several directions at once.” –“ Lirael” by Garth Nix Some of the victims of last weekend’s tragedy in the Iloilo Strait were warned by relatives and other “concerned” individuals to not take the trip due to bad weather conditions. While the victims likely did not listen because they already …

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Emperador’s 1H2019 net income at P3.25B

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August 9, 2019
Posted in COMMUNITY

Company bags accolades including ‘Best Brandy in the World’ for Fundador Emperador Inc., the world’s largest brandy company that owns Spanish brandy and sherry brands led by the iconic Fundador as well as Scotch whisky brands led by the Dalmore and Jura, realized P21.4-billion in revenues in the first six months of 2019, up 10% …

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