Magikland prepares for second soft opening

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October 3, 2019
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After their initial soft opening last week, Magikland, the first outdoor theme park in the Visayas, is preparing for their second soft opening, which begins tomorrow, October 4, and runs throughout the weekend. The park, located in Silay City’s Barangay Guinhalaran, opens at 11:00 a.m. and closes at 8:30 p.m. According to Aton Land and …

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MassKara Festival 2019

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October 3, 2019
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Korean band to hold free concert next week The Tanchon Serenade Band from South Korea will be holding a free concert next week, October 9, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bacolod City Government Center fountain area. The group is being hosted by the St. Carmen Salles School. “They have performed in Bacolod City [in] past …

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San Carlos City police seize P600K worth of shabu

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October 3, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga San Carlos City Police Station anti-drug operatives seized a total P600,000 worth of suspected shabu Tuesday afternoon following a buy-bust operation in the city’s Barangay Palampas. Police identified the arrested suspect as 26-year-old Jesser Canaman, a resident of Sitio Tunga in the said barangay. Based on a report issued by …

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Congressman consults builders’ association for housing program

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October 3, 2019
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Negros Occidental third district Rep. Francisco Benitez recently met with officers and members of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association (CREBA) with regard to a housing development program. The congressman cited RA 11201, which created the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), and sought cooperation from the group in fast-tracking settlement …

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‘Yanson 4’ to seek legal remedy over injunction dismissal

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October 3, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga After the Bacolod City Regional Trial Court-Branch 45 dismissed the injunction petition filed by Roy, Ricardo, Jr., and Emily Yanson, along with Celina Yanson-Lopez—often referred to as the ‘Yanson 4’—their legal counsel, Atty. Sigrfrid Fortun, said they will either file a motion for reconsideration or appeal the decision to the …

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Bacolod City bans the entry of pork from Luzon

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October 3, 2019
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Amid ongoing concerns surrounding African swine fever, along with various localities issuing bans on the entry of certain pork products, Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently issued an executive order barring various pork products, including live pigs and pork by-products, from Luzon. According to the order, the ban will last for a period of 90 …

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Vallacar union denies role in company layoffs

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October 3, 2019
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga After Vallacar Transit Inc. (VTI) employees claimed collusion between their union and VTI President Leo Rey Yanson led to their “illegal termination,” the VTI Workers Union and the Philippine Agricultural, Commercial, and Industrial Workers Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (PACIWU-TUCP) denied the allegation at a press conference yesterday. PACIWU-TUCP …

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Bacolod falls to Parañaque in the Maharlika League

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October 3, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co The Bacolod Master Sardines suffered an 82-78 defeat to the Parañaque Patriots earlier this week in the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex. Bacolod opened with a 22-19 edge off inside hits from newcomer Jessie Saitanan but Parañaque eventually managed to make it a one-point …

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San Beda goes 15-0 in the NCAA

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October 3, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co San Beda University stretched their undefeated record in the 95th NCAA men’s basketball season to 15-0 following their recent 75-63 win over the Colegio de San Juan de Letran. Calvin Oftana finished with 16 points and six rebounds for San Beda, while Ilonggo small forward Clint Doliguez added 13 markers, and …

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Petron sweeps Marinerang Pilipina in the Invitational Conference

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October 3, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co The Petron Blaze Spikers scored a 25-17, 25-18, 25-13 sweep over the Marinerang Pilipina Skippers in the 2019 Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference last Tuesday at the Santa Rosa Multi-Purpose Complex in Laguna. Cherry Rondina top-scored for Petron with 18 points on 17 attacks, a block, and 14 excellent digs; while Chlodia …

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