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

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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

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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

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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

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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 

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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

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Revolutionary

          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

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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,

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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

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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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PAROLS. Lighted Christmas lanterns on sale at the Burgos St. Extension in Bacolod City* Alejandro Alvarez photo

NTF warns LGUs over vaccine spoilage

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Some local government units would have to explain the spoilage of “a few hundred doses” of AstraZeneca vaccine that expired on November 30. The doses in question were part of the 1.5 million AstraZeneca vaccine donated

Negros Occidental tops WV jabs

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental topped the three-day national vaccination drive in Western Visayas and even surpassed the target of 150,000 persons set by the Department of Health to be inoculated from November 29 to December 1. The DOH

Oldest Negrense centenarian in Murcia?

Local government officials came across an elderly resident who might possibly be one of the oldest living centenarians in the island of Negros. “At almost 110 years old, Lola Concepcion Lauron of Brgy. Damsite is still alert and can still

GSI liabilities balloon to P9.9-T with new reporting method

Social benefit liabilities of government social institutions (GSIs) like the Social Security System (SSS), the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) have ballooned to P9.935 trillion in 2020 from P153.59 billion in 2019. This