San Miguel coach expresses disappointment amid slump

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October 30, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co San Miguel Beermen head coach Leo Austria did not hide his disappointment as his squad is currently in a slump in the ongoing PBA Governor’s Cup. He suggests the team has become complacent. “What is lacking in our team [is] we’re so complacent because of our good start and they thought …

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Provido commits to DLSU

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October 30, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Ilongga middle blocker Amie ‘Em Em’ Provido recently formalized her commitment with De La Salle University. The native of Pototan, Iloilo called DLSU her “dream school.” “Yes, it’s La Salle,” she confirmed. “It is my dream school ever since and it is one of the top universities in the country.” “When …

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AdMU clobbers NU, nears UAAP elimination round sweep

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October 30, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) edged close to a sweep of the 82nd UAAP men’s basketball elimination round following their recent 88-51 annihilation of National University (NU) at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City. Angelo Kouame top-scored for AdMU with 17 points, 15 rebounds, and three blocks; while Ilonggo forward Ferdinand …

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Creamline, PetroGazz advance to the Open Conference finals

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October 30, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co The Creamline Cool Smashers and PetroGazz Angels recently advanced to the 2019 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference finals. Creamline scored a 25-18, 25-15, 25-8 sweep over the Motolite Power Builders in their semifinal; while PetroGazz delivered a 28-26, 25-17, 25-17 win over the BanKo Perlas Spikers. Alyssa Valdez spearheaded the offense …

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Cebu Pacific begins twice daily Cebu-Busuanga flights

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October 29, 2019
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific, commences operation of direct flights between Cebu and Busuanga—the gateway to Coron, Palawan. Operated by Cebu Pacific through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cebgo, the route has two flights daily. The first flight departs Cebu at 7:25 a.m., and arrives in Francisco B. Reyes Airport at 9:00 a.m.; while its return …

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Pag-IBIG Fund finances homes of more than 18,000 low-wage earners in Jan-Sep 2019

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October 29, 2019
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Pag-IBIG Fund has financed 18,715 socialized homes of minimum-wage and low-income members from January to September 2019, its top executives said. Socialized homes make up 29% of the 65,375 units financed by the agency in the last nine months. In terms of amount, socialized home loans made up P7.18 billion out of the record-high P58.73 …

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MassKara Festival 2019

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October 29, 2019
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MassKara Festival 2019 BCPO records a nearly 63% drop in ‘focus crimes’ By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) issued a report yesterday showing a nearly 63 percent drop among “eight focus crimes” during the MassKara Festival, which came to a close over the weekend. The Philippine National Police define the …

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Bacolod City businesswoman slams allegations linking her to ambush

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October 29, 2019
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Panelo: Duterte is looking into Del Castillo’s appointment By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Businesswoman Catherine ‘Kate’ Brios, who also serves as Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) director, slammed the allegations made by Assistant Provincial Prosecutor Erfe Del Castillo, who claimed she was was involved in a December 2018 ambush on the latter. …

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All Souls’/Saints’ Day

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October 29, 2019
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Negros Occidental police on ‘full alert’ By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The entire Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) has been placed on “full alert” status yesterday as part of the upcoming All Souls’ and All Saints’ Day observance. The designation means the entire police force is on duty. NOPPO director, Police Colonel Romeo Baleros, …

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4.5-magnitude earthquake recorded near Hinoba-an

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October 29, 2019
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Antique struck by early morning tremor According to data from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a 4.5-magnitude tremor was recorded yesterday afternoon near Hinoba-an. The earthquake reportedly struck at 2:53 p.m. just north of the Negros Occidental municipality. The earthquake was said to have registered an Intensity IV in both Hinoba-an and …

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