Negrense volleybelles Cordero, Panique headed to Manila

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August 11, 2022
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By Adrian Stewart Co Negrense volleybelles Honey Grace Cordero and Abigail Buenaviles Panique, both members of Naga College Foundation Inc. Lady Tigers volleyball team, are set to play in Manila for college. The Silay City, Negros Occidental-native Cordero is set to join the National University Lady Bulldogs’ beach volleyball team, while the San Enrique, Negros …

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Meralco manhandles SMB, ties PBA semis at 2-2

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August 11, 2022
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By Adrian Stewart Co Meralco Bolts used a massive third quarter assault to defeat San Miguel Beermen (SMB), 111-97, in Game 4 of the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals yesterday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Holding to a 58-53 lead after two quarters, the Bolts opened the third period with triples from Allein Maliksi and …

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Ferrer vows to protect BBM amid Valderrama’s appointment in SRA

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August 11, 2022
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Vice Governor Jeffrey  Ferrer reiterated that he will protect President Ferdinand “Bong-Bong” Marcos, Jr. (BBM) insofar as to the issue with regards to the appointment of Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) acting board member Aurelio Gerardo Valderrama. “As a loyal supporter, leader, friend, a family, and the President’s personal …

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PRO-6 has new director

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August 11, 2022
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) has a new regional director effective Monday, August 8. Assuming the helm as Western Visayas’ new top cop is Police Brigadier General Leo Francisco, a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Tanglaw Diwa” Class of 1992. Francisco was previously assigned as head of …

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Victorias City agri office in ‘hot water’ over drinking binge

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August 11, 2022
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The personnel of the Victorias City Agriculture Office may not be spared from the drinking controversy that took place last month. Mayor Javier Miguel “Javi” Benitez has ordered an investigation to the city’s agriculture office personnel over the incident which also involved the personnel of the Office of the Provincial …

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BTAO TELLS CANE TRUCK DRIVERS: FOLLOW HEIGHT LIMITS

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August 11, 2022
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga As sugar mills in Negros Occidental roar back to life later this month, the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) has reminded cane truck drivers to properly follow height limits to avoid accidents. BTAO head, Police Major Junji Liba, said cane trucks are only allowed a certain height limit when it …

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Pag-IBIG posts P20.48-B income in H1 2022: up 27%

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August 10, 2022
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Pag-IBIG Fund posted earnings of P20.48 billion in the first half of 2022, an impressive 27% increase compared to the same period last year, its top officials reported on Monday, August 8. From January to June, Pag-IBIG Fund’s gross income reached P32.19 billion, while net income amounted to P20.48 billion. Compared to the same period …

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Negrense setter Carballo plays for ‘dream school’ UST

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August 10, 2022
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By Adrian Stewart Co It was a “dream come true” for Negrense setter Maria Cassandra “Cassie” Carballo as she is set to join the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Golden Tigresses women’s volleyball team for college. According to the Silay City, Negros Occidental-native Carballo, she was happy and excited to wear the yellow and gold …

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Bago City finishes 3rd in Softball World Series

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August 10, 2022
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By Adrian Stewart Co Bago City, representing Asia-Pacific, salvaged a podium finish in the 2022 Junior League Softball World Series that ended over the weekend in Kirkland, Washington. The Negros Occidental-based softball squad ended up with a bronze medal following a 3-0 beating of West representative Summerlin South Little League of Las Vegas in the …

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4th ‘Halad kay Kang-laon’ opens

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August 10, 2022
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The 4th “Halad kay Kang-laon” Festival was formally opened yesterday morning at the Bantayan Park in Bago City, Negros Occidental with the theme “Ang Pagbangon sang Kuminidad, Nasandig sa Pag-amlig sang Dunang Manggad.” The annual activity is in collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Protected …

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