Governor seeks copy of proposal to rename Provincial Capitol roads

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September 17, 2019
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Ordinance suggests ‘Smile Road,’ ‘MassKara Road’ By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said he recently asked Bacolod City Councilor Carl Lopez for a copy of an ordinance he penned that seeks to rename North and South Capitol Roads to Smile Road and MassKara Road, respectively. The governor said he will …

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Over P900K worth of drugs seized in two separate Bacolod City buy-busts

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September 17, 2019
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An estimated P920,000 worth of illegal drugs were confiscated over the weekend following two separate buy-bust operations in Bacolod City. Police arrested Ronald Ibanez, a resident of the city’s Barangay 1, following one operation; and Alexander Corot, Jamel Hadjirauf, and Ronie Medel of the city’s Barangay Singcang-Airport in the second. Information provided by the Bacolod …

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Provincial government considering ‘mobile buying’ from rice farmers

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September 17, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Negros Occidental Office of the Provincial Agriculturist is considering “mobile buying” as a means of purchasing rice across the province. Provincial agriculturist, Atty. Japhet Masculino, said they are finalizing the mechanics for buying palay from rice farmers in order to provide assistance amid the ongoing implementation of the “Rice …

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Truckloads of Vietnamese rice intercepted in Escalante City

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September 17, 2019
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Two truckloads of Vietnamese rice was intercepted over the weekend by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) sub-station at the Barcelona Port in Escalante City’s Barangay Old Poblacion. The shipment had arrived from Cebu and was declared as “animal feed.” PCG-Negros Occidental station chief, Lt. Commmader Rockcliff Buling, said the vehicles carrying a total of 600 …

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Kaya FC to play home games at the Iloilo Sports Complex

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September 17, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Kaya FC-Iloilo is scheduled to play 2019 Philippines Football League home games later this month, September 22 and 25, at the Iloilo Sports Complex in Iloilo City’s La Paz district. The Ilonggo club is expected to meet Philippine Air Force FC on both occasions. “Personally I’m excited to play our home …

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UST beats NU in overtime

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September 17, 2019
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The University of Santo Tomas (UST) scored an 87-74 overtime win over National University over the weekend in the 82nd UAAP men’s basketball season at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. Struggling through the first three quarters, Rhenz Abando led a fourth quarter run for UST and turned a 68-63 deficit into a 70-70 tie, …

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2019 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference

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September 17, 2019
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Motolite comes from behind to beat Choco Mucho The Motolite Power Builders came back from two sets down to score a 25-27, 15-25, 25-18, 25-17, 18-16 win over the Choco Mucho Flying Titans last Sunday in the 2019 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the San Juan Arena. Maria Lina Molde tallied a triple-double for …

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San Miguel looks to dominate the East Asia Super League

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September 17, 2019
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The San Miguel Beermen, after taking home both the PBA Philippine Cup and Commissioner’s Cup, will be looking to dominate the East Asia Super League-Terrific 12 competition, which opens today in Macau. The event is expected to run until September 22. “We want to win; let’s see what will happen,” said San Miguel head coach …

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Bacolodnon boxer KO’s opponent in one round

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September 17, 2019
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Genesis Servania of Bacolod City scored a first round stoppage victory last month over Indonesia fighter Ahmad Lahizab. The two fought last August 24 at the Takeda Teva Ocean Arena in Nagoya, Japan. Servania’s win comes after earlier losing an opportunity to take the World Boxing Council-Continental Americas super bantamweight belt following a unanimous decision …

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