Sotto’s Yokohama outduels Ravena’s San-en in B.League

Posted by watchmen
March 9, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO Kai Sotto had another dominant game as the Yokohama B-Corsairs hacked out an 81-76 victory over Ferdinand “Thirdy” Ravena III and the San-en NeoPhoenix in Japan B.League Division 1 in the Yokohama International Pool. The Gilas Pilipinas center finished with a game-high 23 points, on 11-of-14 field goal shooting, to go …

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Creamline dominates Galeries, stays undefeated in PVL

Posted by watchmen
March 9, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO The Creamline Cool Smashers showcased their dominance over the Galeries Tower Highrisers, securing a 25-22, 25-17, 25-15 victory in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City on Thursday night, March 7. Michelle Gumabao came off the bench to score 10 points, while Diana …

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Price manipulation? Lacson backs DA probe on high pork prices in Visayas, Mindanao

Posted by watchmen
March 8, 2024
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson is backing the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) move to investigate the skyrocketing prices of pork in some parts of the Visayas and Mindanao. Lacson said if the DA feels that there is price manipulation, then they should investigate it and make a report. “I heard from the …

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DepEd-NegOcc: Wearing of school uniforms not required due to heat

Posted by watchmen
March 8, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Department of Education (DepEd) Negros Occidental Schools Division said students are no longer required to wear school uniforms while attending classes as temperatures continue to soar due to the El Niño phenomenon. DepEd-NegOcc spokesperson Ian Arnold Arnaiz said public school students in the province are now allowed to wear more …

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Bacolod-Silay Airport under facility rehab amid complaints

Posted by watchmen
March 8, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) in Western Visayas has started rehabilitation works on facilities, particularly comfort rooms, at the Bacolod-Silay Airport following complaints on social media. In a social media post, a netizen questioned the management over the maintenance of the men’s comfort rooms in the …

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Sipalay’s inspiring coastal cleanup story wins global tourism award

Posted by watchmen
March 8, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  The women-led shoreline cleanup volunteer project of Sipalay City, the top beach and diving destination in Negros Occidental, bagged one of the major prizes in the Green Destinations Top 100 Story Awards at the Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB) Berlin 2024 in Germany yesterday morning (Philippine time). The southern Negros city’s story, “Lakbayon (Steps) — Women …

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2 yield P408-K ‘shabu’

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March 8, 2024
Posted in News

By Jen Baylon Two individuals were arrested in a drug buy-bust operation, which led to the confiscation of an estimated P408,000 worth of suspected shabu at Purok Hollow Blocks in Bacolod City’s Barangay Singcang-Airport early yesterday morning. The suspects were identified as 38-year-old Charisse Nicole Ledesma, a resident of Barangay 24; and 45-year-old Remus Cabiles …

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Victorias City tourism sites waive entrance fee for women on March 8

Posted by watchmen
March 8, 2024
Posted in News

  Top tourism sites in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, will offer free entrance for women and girls during the observance of International Women’s Day on March 8. Sites which waive entrance fees are the Victorias Aquatic Center and the Gawahon Eco-Park. In a statement, Mayor Javier Miguel Benitez reiterated his administration’s commitment to acknowledging the …

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