Jo Koy visits Bacolod for inauguration of road he donated to school

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 01/07/2023

BACOLOD CITY — Filipino-American stand-up comedian and actor Jo Koy and his family visited this city on Friday, January 6, for the inauguration of a road he donated to a public school. Jo Koy’s visit only became…

Alqueza sweeps knockout matches, bags Negros Tenpin Open championship trophy

Glendale G. Rosal 11/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heber Alqueza put the exclamation point in the highly successful campaign of the Sugbuanon Bowlers United Association or SUGBU after ruling the Negros Tenpin Bowling Open Tournament’s mixed open masters last Sunday at…

Bacolod City court sentences woman to life in jail for selling P300 worth of ‘shabu’

Carla Gomez 09/27/2022

BACOLOD CITY — A regional trial court (RTC) here has convicted a woman for selling “shabu” worth P300 and sentenced her to life imprisonment. Bacolod RTC Branch 52 Executive Judge Raymond Joseph Javier also ordered Ma. Luth…

AUK karatekas capture 16 golds, rule Negros Open karatedo

Glendale G. Rosal 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Association for the Upliftment of Karatedo (AUK) harvested 16 gold medals to emerge overall champion of the inaugural International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) Negros Open Invitational Karatedo Championships in Bacolod City on…

NUSTAR Resort and Casino holds recruitment caravan in Bacolod

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo, Jeanne Sherlyn S. Tello 08/20/2022

NUSTAR Resort and Casino is currently taking shape to become the ultimate lifestyle and leisure destination in the region.   As a continuously growing enterprise, NUSTAR Resort and Casino is constantly seeking talented and motivated individuals who can…

Dead man’s body found in garbage dump in Bacolod City

Carla Gomez 06/29/2022

BACOLOD CITY — The body of a man was found in a garbage dump along Palanca Road in Barangay 8 on Tuesday afternoon, police said. This brings the shooting incidents in Bacolod City to 13, at least…

CVFA U19 and U17 teams score decent finishes in NOFA Friendship Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) under-19 and under-17 squads pulled off decent finishes in the recent Negros Oriental Football Association (NOFA) Friendship Cup. CVFA’s squads visited San Carlos City and Bacolod City…

Younger category eyed in Next Gen Youth 4 Hoops

Glendale G. Rosal 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Basketball organizer Jerry Guzman Abuyabor is hoping to include a younger age category in the next season of the Next Gen Youth 4 Hoops. Abuyabor organized the massive 5-on-5 basketball tournament which drew…

Cebu City, Mandaue City raised to Alert Level 3

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City and Mandaue City has been raised to Alert Level 3 from January 14 to January 31, 2022, in a new pronouncement by the Interagency Task Force (IATF). Acting Presidential Spokesperson, Secretary…

7-year-old student sells artwork to help sick classmate

Carla Gomez 08/11/2021

BACOLOD CITY––Two months ago, 7-year-old Derek Sanson wanted to buy an Xbox, a video gaming console. As requested by his parents, Derek started saving money for it. But just recently, the boy, a Grade 2 pupil at…

LSIs bound for Bacolod, Roxas told to reschedule travel

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) in Cebu and the rest of Central Visayas are advised to postpone their travels if they are bound for Bacolod City and Roxas City, Capiz. The Regional Interagency Task…

Illegal drugs coming from Bacolod?

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police in Cebu found out that some of the illegal drugs circulating here are coming from Bacolod City and transported by land. This is what the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) of the Cebu City…

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