Sipalay to host beach volleyball tourney

Sipalay City is pulling all the stops to be a successful first-time Beach Volleyball Republic (BVR) on Tour host on June 24-25. The southern Negros Occidental city is no stranger to beach volleyball events, as it held a tournament hosted


Victoriahanon Alex Eala rules Spain W25 Yecla Finals

Victoriahanon tennis prodigy Alexandra “Alex” Eala bested Valentina Ryser of Switzerland and ruled the W25 Yecla Final held in Murcia, Spain on June 4. This is her third professional International Tennis Federation (ITF) title following the W15 Manacor in January


EB Magalona champ defends ABF title

Herlan Sixto Gomez, a 23-year-old boxer from Barangay Madalag, E. B. Magalona, successfully defended his Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) bantamweight title in the recently concluded Knockout Blows in Bangkok, Thailand. Gomez defeated Jakpan Sangtong of Thailand via KO/TKO in round


Royal Star Trading wins championship game

Number two seed Royal Star Trading pulled away in the 2nd half to defeat top seed University of St. La Salle Bacolod – Fyr Fyter, 87-71, Sunday at the Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gymnasium.  Witnessed by a packed crowd, RST took the first


USLS, Royal Star Trading battle for championship

Top seeded University of St. La Salle-Fyr Fyter and number two team Royal Star Trading advanced to the championship game of the 1st United Negros Basketball League 25 under Open Tournament at the Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gymnasium, following a pair


USLS downs Davies Paints to snag top seed

University of St. La Salle-Fyr Fyter snatched the number 1 seed with a victory against Davies Paints Phils., 87-79, in the penultimate day of the elimination round in the 1st United Negros Basketball League 25 under Open Tournament games played on Sunday

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4 drug arrests yield P204T in shabu

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A buy-bust operation on June 3 at Purok 1 in Brgy. Aguisan, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, led to the arrest of four drug suspects and the recovery of an estimated P204,000 worth of suspected shabu. Nabbed

SP reso urges barangay action vs plastic pollution

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution enjoining all barangays in the City of Bacolod, in coordination with the Department of Public Services (DPS), to join in the global effort to beat plastic pollution by recovering all recyclable plastic wastes back

Bacolod SP pushes review of public sector retirement packages

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod is asking Philippine Congress to review and consider amendments to Republic Act No. 8291 (GSIS Law) and related laws on retirement packages in the public sector. This includes their request to allow

ASF detected in Pulupandan

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Following the detection of the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus last week in Brgy. Taculing, Bacolod City, ASF was detected by the Agriculture Department’s Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), in Brgy. Mabini, Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, as


They did it. The Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco), Primelectric Holdings Inc., and Negros Electric and Power Corporation (NEPC) signed a joint venture agreement over the weekend, which is supposed to improve the delivery of services to Ceneco member-consumers. Since

BOI foreign investment approvals surge to nearly P400B

Approved investments from foreign sources at the Board of Investments (BOI) posted a significant increase in the first five months of the year. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary and BOI managing head Ceferino Rodolfo told trade reporters in