UNBL Chairman’s Cup tourney gets underway

C & C Café / Ang Bata Hardware, University of St. La Salle, and Colegio San Agustin Bacolod opened the United Negros Basketball League 2nd Chairman’s Cup tournament with two wins in the 17-and-Under category games last weekend at the Bacolod Tay


NegOr dragon boat team shines in Siargao tilt

The United Dragonhearts ended the 1st DAPA Siargao International Dragon Boat Festival 2023 in Siargao held on July 15-16, with the second overall rank. The team achieved an overall ranking of third among 28 participating local and international teams, second


2nd UNBL Chairman’s Cup set for tip off

The United Negros Basketball League 2nd Chairman’s Cup, in cooperation with Toyota Negros Occidental, will kick off on July 22 at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Covered Court.  Twenty-six teams composed of school and basketball clubs, divided into two levels, have


San Carlos taekwondo championships held

The San Carlos City Sports Office, through the Philippine Taekwondo Association and 2023 Smart MVP Sports Foundation Regional Age Group, held its 3rd taekwondo championships on July 16, at the San Carlos City Auditorium in Negros Occidental. At least 361


Bacolod tchoukballers finish 3rd in SE Asia tourney

The Bacolod City-based Philippine men’s and women’s tchoukball teams placed third in their respective divisions in the just-concluded 2023 Southeast Asia Tchoukball Championships held at the ActiveSG Pasir Ris Sport Centre in Singapore. The hosts won the men’s and women’s


52 young tankers join fun meet

At least 52 local swimmers joined the age-group Novice 1 and 2 Fun Swim Meet on July 18, at the People’s Park, Brgy. 3, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. The swimming meet consisted of 98 events for four strokes: freestyle,


Bacolod SP congratulates PRISAA taekwondo champs

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A resolution congratulating Eevo Geocadin, Ethan Chavez, Zane Olivo, Davon Pecha, and Joshua Deita for winning three gold, one silver, and one bronze medals, respectively, in the taekwondo event of the National Private Schools Athletics Association


ArenaPlus announces partnership with FIBA for WBC 2023

ArenaPlus, an online sports betting platform in the country, announced its partnership with International Basketball Association (FIBA), supported by TV5 Cignal Ultra, to become the official sportsbook partner for the highly anticipated World Basketball Cup 2023. The FIBA Basketball World

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November inflation further eases to 4.1%

The country’s headline inflation further eased to 4.1 percent in November this year, the lowest recorded since the 4 percent in March 2022, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. In a briefing yesterday, National Statistician Dennis Mapa said the headline

House reso condemns MSU bombing

The House of Representatives on Wednesday night adopted a resolution strongly condemning the Sunday bombing of a Catholic mass celebration by students of the Mindanao State University in Marawi, emphasizing the urgency to expedite the investigation and subsequent prosecution of

Army chief orders proactive security measures

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN In the wake of the bombing incident at a state university in Mindanao, all the Philippine Army units in Western and Central Visayas have been ordered to implement proactive security and target hardening measures to prevent

VMA students ace shipping company exams

Sixty-eight VMA students excelled in the Meiji Shipping Group online examinations held on December 6, a press release from VMA said. VMA president Dr. Elizabeth Salabas congratulated all 68 participants who demonstrated outstanding performance, attributing this success to their dedication

Painting Legion opens 25th year anniversary exhibit

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Painting Legion (PL) opened its 25th year anniversary exhibition at the Arfien Art Gallery at Sta. Monica Building, La Consolacion College, San Juan Street, Bacolod City on November 24. Titled “Sidlak sang Pilak,” the show