Yanson-Lopez: Reconciliation is still possible

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September 27, 2019
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Celina Yanson-Lopez, chief financial officer for Vallacar Transit Incorporated, parent company of the Ceres bus liner, claimed the “window for reconciliation” is “still open,” referring to the ongoing public feud within their family. The company official, who recently donated grocery packs to the St. Vincent’s Home for the Aged in Bacolod City’s Barangay Tangub, said …

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Provincial government casuals to be re-hired until December

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September 27, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday assured casual employees whose contracts end on September 30 will be re-hired until December this year. He said a budget is in place for personnel services. Meanwhile, Lacson issued a memorandum to all provincial government officials, department and office heads, and employees regarding …

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Minor earthquake strikes Hinoba-an

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September 27, 2019
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A minor 1.8-magnitude earthquake was recorded south of Hinoba-an yesterday morning, around 5:25 a.m. According to a Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology bulletin, there were no damages reported in the Negros Occidental town nor were there anticipated aftershocks. Quakes ranging between 1.0 and 3.0 in magnitude are often classified as a Level 1 on …

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Telecom firms seeks to crackdown on piracy

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September 27, 2019
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Globe Telecom recently voiced their concern over the ongoing matter of pirated content, particularly on the internet. Globe Telecom Vice President for Content Portfolio and Partner Management Jill Go pointed out, the firm has seen a 50 percent increase in internet traffic with 18 percent of it attributed to the consumption of illegal content. “This …

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Drug offender nabbed at Singcang-Airport motel

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September 27, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A suspected drug personality was nabbed early yesterday morning following a buy-bust operation at a motel in Bacolod City’s Barangay Singcang-Airport. Police identified the arrested suspect as 36-year-old John Rey Panaligan, a resident of Purok Gracia in the said barangay. Police Station 8 (PS8) commander, Police Major Charles Gever, said …

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Donaire fights for unification belt in November

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September 27, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Nonito Donaire, Jr. is scheduled to face Japanese boxer Naoya Inoue on November 7 at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan in a bantamweight unification title fight comprised of both World Boxing Association (WBA) super world bantamweight and International Boxing Federation world bantamweight belts. “I know that Naoya Inoue is the …

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Motolite sweeps Chef’s Classics in the Open Conference

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September 27, 2019
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The Motolite Power Builders scored a 25-19, 25-23, 25-22 sweep over the Chef’s Classics Red Spikers in the ongoing 2019 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference last Wednesday at the San Juan Arena. Diana Carlos spearheaded the win with 26 points on 23 attacks, two blocks, and a service ace; while Bacolodnon middle blocker Jessma Ramos …

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Mintah scores four in Kaya FC’s win over PAF

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September 27, 2019
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Striker Jordan Mintah earned a poker and scored four goals in Kaya FC-Iloilo’s recent 5-0 win over Philippine Air Force FC in the 2019 Philippines Football League at the Iloilo Sports Complex. His first goal came in the 14th minute, which would be the only point scored in the first half. Into the second half, …

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2019 SEA Games

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September 27, 2019
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Barangay Ginebra dominates basketball roster Barangay Ginebra San Miguel talents dominate the Philippine men’s national team that will be competing in the upcoming 2019 Southeast Asian Games, which is scheduled to begin on November 30 in the Philippines. The Barangay Ginebra players picked for the squad include Gregory Slaughter, Japeth Aguilar, Stanley Pringle, Earl Scottie …

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San Miguel dominates Phoenix in the Governors’ Cup

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September 27, 2019
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The San Miguel Beermen opened their campaign for a “grand slam” with a 130-119 win over the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters last Wednesday in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Dezmine Wells tallied 42 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists for the Beermen; while Alex Cabagnot added 23 markers, June Mar …

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