DLSZ beats Adamson in UAAP girls’ volleyball

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September 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

De La Salle Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ) needed five sets to beat Adamson University in the 82nd UAAP girls’ volleyball season with Lorien Gamboa of Silay City leading the 28-26, 25-21, 22-25, 7-25, 15-8 win. The transfer from St. John’s Institute top-scored for DLSZ with 19 points, while Irah Anika Jaboneta of Antique chipped in …

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EAC snaps 10-game NCAA losing streak, beats SSC-R

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September 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

San Beda secures semifinal berth Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) snapped a 10-game losing streak in the 95th NCAA men’s basketball season yesterday with a 79-75 win over San Sebastian College-Recoletos (SSC-R) at the San Juan Arena. The victory, however, was not flawless as they squandered a 12-point advantage and allowed SSC-R to tie up the …

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Family Code of Conduct: The missing link

Posted by watchmen
September 28, 2019
Posted in OPINION

Business is an extension of the family and its successful growth comes at a cost. As the enterprise grows in size and scale, it becomes increasingly hard for the leader to manage the business. Predictably, when the company reaches this phase, we can expect internal struggles among the children, conflicts and challenges resulting from the …

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Local transport groups to strike on Monday

Posted by watchmen
September 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two Bacolod City transport groups yesterday announced intentions to join the nationwide transport strike, which will take place on Monday, September 30. In a joint statement issued by Sentrong Samahan ng Tsuper at Operators Negros (SSTONE) and Federation Bacolod City Drivers Association (Febacda), the demonstration is in protest of the …

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Antique has the highest poverty incidence rate in the region –NAPC report

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September 27, 2019
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Negros Occidental is a close second Based on records from the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), Antique has the highest poverty incidence rate in the Western Visayas. NAPC Secretary Noel Felongco recently presented data to the media that showed, in the first semester of 2018, the poverty incidence rate in the province was 24.8 percent. Negros …

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DILG monitoring of clearing operations underway

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September 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Negros Occidental has begun monitoring the progress made by city and municipal governments on their respective road-clearing operations. In a radio report by RMN-DYHB Bacolod yesterday morning, Bago City Mayor Nicholas Yulo reported an 80 percent compliance. He was followed by Cadiz City Mayor Salvador …

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Ceres will not join transport strike

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September 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

Governor backs modernization Jade Seballos, public relations officer for Vallacar Transit Incorporated, parent company of the Ceres bus liner, announced the firm would not be participating in the upcoming nationwide transport strike, which will take place on Monday, September 30. She affirmed all Ceres operations across the country will proceed as normal. “We will not …

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Iloilo City suspends classes in light of planned transport strike

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September 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas recently issued an executive order suspending classes in the city in light of the planned transport strike, which is scheduled to commence on Monday, September 30. The mayor said the demonstration will “paralyze and cause inconvenience” and believes suspending classes will “minimize the inconvenience.” The Iloilo City government, which …

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Over 2K local students apply for science scholarships

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September 27, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

Around 2,050 senior high school students applied for the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Undergraduate Science and Technology Scholarship. The scholarship looks to hone student skills in science and technology skills, among other related subjects. DOST provincial director, Engr. Allan Francis Daraug said the number of applicants has risen through the years, …

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