Visayan Daily Star

Tyson comeback fight ends in draw

            Mike Tyson’s return to boxing at age 54 ended in a draw with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in an eight-round exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions.             Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman


Solon’s daughter killed in encounter with Reds

            The daughter of Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Eufemia Campos Cullamat was killed in an encounter Saturday afternoon in the hinterlands of Barangay San Isidro, Marihatag, Surigao del Sur, a report from the Army’s 3rd Special Forcer Battalion (3SFBn) said


Bacolod Diocese to hold Christmas bazaar

            Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon is inquiring from the Sangguniang Panlungsod if the City of Bacolod will resume the opening of its Christmas Bazaar at the Bacolod Public Plaza this December.             In his letter to the SP dated November


Law and Covid

          *This column aims to expound on legal concepts and laws which may easily be relatable to the general public. How will it directly affect their lives? Law is not reserved for the rich and powerful and ought to be


A Merry Christmas, after all

          Today, November 30, is Bonifacio Day in the Philippines, and is one of our  most popular holidays. It celebrates the birth date of one of our most revered heroes, one who had given his life for the cause of 


Tolentino, Hontiveros reelected in POC polls

            Bambol Tolentino and Steve Hontiveros will remain as the top guys of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) after they were reelected in the general elections held at the East Ocean Palace Restaurant in Parañaque City Friday.             Tolentino got



          Andres Bonifacio was born on November 30, 1863 in Tondo, Manila. He lost both parents to TB by the time he was 19 years old and had to forego his dreams of a college education as he had to


Dwight Ramos tows Gilas Men over Thailand

            Dwight Ramos put up a flawless performance in his Gilas Pilipinas Men debut as the national team drubbed Thailand, 93-61, in its return to action in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers at the Khalifa Sports City in Manama,


Parks leads PBA MVP race

            Bobby Ray Parks Jr. zoomed to the top spot in the race for the Philippine Basketball Association Most Valuable Player award following the computation of the statistical points (SP’s) up to the semifinals of the bubble season.             At


No add’l troops needed to dismantle NPA fronts

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN             The 3rd Infantry Division may not expect additional troops to dismantle the four remaining guerilla fronts of the New People’s Army in Negros Island, after it successfully dismantled the South East Front of the Komiteng

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Escalante City police chief relieved

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The request of PLt Col. Rocky Desear, Escalante City police chief, for his transfer Police Regional Office 3 in central Luzon, was granted, disclosed provincial police deputy spokesperson, PLt. Abegael Donasco yesterday. The relief of Desear

Negrense recommended for next SRA chief

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A Negrense has been recommended to replace Herminigildo Serafica as head of the Sugar Regulatory Administration. Manuel Lamata, president of the United Sugar Producers Federation (UNIFED), however, refused to identify the Negrense, whom he recommended to

League of Cities prexy congratulates PBBM

The League of Cities of the Philippines congratulated His Excellency President Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos, Jr. on his assumption as the 17th Chief Executive of the Republic. “We enjoin everyone to heed the President’s call for unity in the midst of

Leonardia thanks peers in final message

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia delivered his final message as the top city executive Wednesday at the Bacolod City Government Center, where he paid tribute to Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran and Grupo Progreso peers, as well as barangay captains for

Crime of passion eyed in Alijis shooting

BY WAYNE A. BIGSAT Police investigators are looking into a crime of passion behind the shooting of a 31-year-old driver, identified as Kim Ryan Canillo, of Sto. Niño, Brgy. Handumanan, early this week at Bangga Metal, Alijis-Murcia Road, Brgy. Alijis,