Nine injured in Sagay City collision

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January 31, 2020
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Tricycle was carrying seven passengers Nine people were injured after a tricycle and a motorcycle collided last Wednesday along the national road at Hacienda Chloe in Sagay City’s Barangay Rizal. The victims included tricycle driver Federico Nemenzo and motorcyclist Joemarie Jimena; along with passengers Irenio Arisgar, Angie Mengue, Ana Lourdes Penafiel, and four other unidentified …

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Electrical tower climber surrenders shabu to Mansilingan officials

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January 31, 2020
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The man who climbed a 150-foot electrical tower in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan surrendered a sachet of shabu last Wednesday to barangay officials. Barangay Mansilingan Captain Boy Pico said 32-year-old Ives Pelowa surrendered the illicit substance, valued at P50,000, to his office during a meeting with him and his family following the incident. Pico said …

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Ceneco district elections in March

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January 31, 2020
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The Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco) will hold elections in six districts on March 14 and 21. Ceneco Member-Consumers Integrated Services Division chief Roel Venus said elections for the Bacolod North, Bago City, and Silay City districts will be held on March 14. Meanwhile, District 8 (Talisay); District 4 (Bacolod East), which covers Barangays …

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Bacolod City to require DOLE certification for business permits

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January 31, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City government will soon require Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) certification before one can acquire a business permit. According to Executive Assistant Sammy Montoyo, the requirement will be formalized once a memorandum of agreement is signed between the city government, government agency, and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. …

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Diaz wins three gold medals at Weightlifting World Cup

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January 30, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz edged closer to qualifying for this year’s Summer Olympics after earning three gold medals at the ongoing 2020 Weightlifting World Cup at the PalaPellicone in Rome, Italy. She won the snatch event at 93 kilograms, along with the clean and jerk with 119 kilograms, which allowed her to sweep the women’s …

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NOPSSCEA to send 300 to WVPRISAA Meet

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January 30, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural, and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) is expected to send a delegation of 300 student-athletes, coaches, and other officials to this year’s Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association Meet, which starts tomorrow in Roxas City, Capiz. A send-off mass was celebrated last week at the University of St. La Salle …

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2020 AFC Champions League

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January 30, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

Ceres falls to 10-man FC Tokyo By Adrian Stewart Co Ceres-Negros FC missed another chance at making the AFC Champions League group stage after falling 2-0 to a 10-man FC Tokyo earlier this week at the Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. The Bacolod City-based club came in as the underdog but were also dealt a …

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Megaworld Iloilo Business Park celebrates Dinagyang Festival with exciting events

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January 30, 2020
Posted in COMMUNITY

Grand Parade of Lights, fireworks display and musical performances highlight annual township-wide celebrations   For the third year in a row, Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park township was once again illuminated with the vibrancy of Iloilo’s world-renowned Dinagyang Festival 2020 through its display of artistically designed floats. At par with Dinagyang’s grandest celebration yet, this year’s …

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DOH-6, Bacolod City hospital deny admitting nCoV patient

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January 30, 2020
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After text messages surfaced claiming a foreigner exhibiting symptoms of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was admitted and quarantined at Bacolod City’s Riverside Medical Center, both the hospital and the Department of Health-Region VI (DOH-6) denied the claims. DOH-6 Project Development Officer Ben Dela Cruz affirmed the foreign patient admitted to the Bacolod City hospital was …

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Man climbs electrical tower in Mansilingan

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January 30, 2020
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A man believed to be suffering from depression climbed an electrical tower operated by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) yesterday morning in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan. Authorities identified the man as Ives Pelowa, a resident of the said city. Based on eyewitness accounts, Pelowa climbed the 150-foot tower around 10:00 a.m., prompting …

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