Tay Tung disqualified from Bacolod City volleyball tournament

Posted by watchmen
September 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Despite sweeping the 4th Brother’s Cup Volleyball Collegiate Invitational elimination round over weekend, defeating the University of St. La Salle (USLS), Central Philippine University, and Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod, at the USLS covered court in Bacolod City, Bacolod Tay Tung High School was disqualified ahead of the finals. According to organizers, the Bacolod City high school …

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Petron, PLDT open Invitational Conference with wins

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September 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

The Petron Blaze Spikers and PLDT Home Fibr Power Hitters both opened the 2019 Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference with wins last Saturday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Petron scored a 25-22, 25-23, 25-18 sweep over the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers and PLDT beat Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors, 25-19, 25-19, 25-13. Cherry Rondina …

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BanKo Perlas, BaliPure score wins in the Open Conference

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September 30, 2019
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The BanKo Perlas Spikers and the BaliPure Purest Water Defenders scored wins over the weekend in the 2019 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the San Juan Arena. BanKo Perlas swept the Motolite Power Builders, 25-21, 25-19, 25-21; while BaliPure pulled off a 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 17-25, 17-15 victory over the Chef’s Classic Lady Red …

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Ceres FC draws Stallion Laguna, 1-1

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September 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Early goals were that was needed with Ceres-Negros FC and Stallion Laguna FC playing to a 1-1 draw over the weekend in the 2019 Philippines Football League (PFL) at the Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna. Ceres striker Robert Lopez Mendy scored in the fourth minute and an equalizer from Stallion Laguna forward Abou Sy came …

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DLSU beats UST in UAAP men’s basketball

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September 30, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

De La Salle University (DLSU) scored a 92-77 win over the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in the 82nd UAAP men’s basketball season last Saturday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Encho Serrano tallied a career-best 29 points, along with five rebounds, for DLSU; while Aljun Melecio scored a conference-best 27 …

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SMC ‘come lately’

Posted by watchmen
September 30, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“Every project is an opportunity to learn, to figure out problems and challenges, to invent and reinvent.” –David Rockwell To be clear, contrary to earlier reports, the San Miguel Corporation never categorically confirmed it would submit an “unsolicited proposal” to build the Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridge. It was Senator Franklin Drilon who asked San Miguel President Ramon …

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Bacolod City braces for transport strike

Posted by watchmen
September 28, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

Classes suspended on all levels By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City government is bracing for Monday’s transport strike with Executive Assistant Joemarie Vargas announcing the city will utilize a bus to assist government employees. He said government employees living in the northern part of the city can proceed to Barangay Bata for pickup, …

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Ro-Ro catches fire at Bredco Port

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September 28, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

A roll-on/roll-off vessel was left damaged yesterday afternoon after a fire broke out in its engine room while berthed at the Bredco Port in Bacolod City. Philippine Coast Guard-Bacolod station commander, Lt. Senior Grade Rockcliff Buling, said the M/V Millennium Uno, which is operated by Millenium Shipping Lines, was conducting checks in preparation for a …

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World Rabies Day observed this weekend

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September 28, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes every September 28 as World Rabies Day as a means of raising awareness on prevention methods. The organization defines rabies as a virus “transmitted in the saliva of rabid animals and generally enters the body via infiltration of virus-laden saliva from a rabid animal into a wound.” According to …

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