Pintaflores Triathlon in Negros Occ. to be held on Nov. 20

Glendale G. Rosal 09/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The organizers of the inaugural Pintaflores Triathlon calls out Cebuano and Cebu-based triathletes to compete in the race slated on November 20, 2022 at the Park Marina in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.  Jose…

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…

Group condemns killing of Cebuana activist turned ‘red fighter’, 3 others in NegOcc

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Panaghugpong-Kadamay Cebu has condemned the July 6 killing of four individuals, including a Cebuana activist, who allegedly joined the armed revolutionary movement in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental. Nikka Dela Cruz, 26, was identified…

Body of young boxer swept by raging waters found 2 days later

Glendale G. Rosal 07/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A good man outside the ring. This was how boxers, even those whom Roberto Toto Landero had fought atop the ring described the young fighter who tragically died early this week. Landero was…

Boxer Landero still missing after being swept away while crossing river in Negros Occ.

Glendale G. Rosal 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local boxing scene was greeted with tragic news on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, after ex-world title challenger Robert Toto “Muscovado” Landero remained missing after being swept by a river that overflowed on…

Climate warriors protest SMC’s plan of building 3 fossil fuel plants in Visayas

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Representatives of local communities and climate warriors held a protest rally against San Miguel Corporation in front of its compound located along the National Highway here, on Monday morning, June 28, 2022. The…

Excitement builds up for Cebu City’s hosting of Palarong Pambansa boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement continues to build up for the upcoming Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup next month as tournament organizers revealed the eight competing teams in the major amateur slugfest at the Cebu City Sports…

Alleged active NPA member surrenders in Dumanjug, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An alleged active member of the New People’s Army (NPA) based in Negros Occidental surrendered to the police in Barangay Bulac in Dumanjug, Cebu on Monday, June 20, 2022. Police Lieutenant Colonel Rolando…

Lightning strikes in Bago City: 10 farmworkers hurt

Carla Gomez 05/18/2022

BACOLOD CITY — Ten farm laborers loading sugarcane on a truck were injured when they were hit by lighting in Bago City, Negros Occidental, on Tuesday afternoon. Reports indicated that lightning struck at Purok Concordia in Barangay…

Comelec tags more ‘election areas of concern’ in Negros Occidental

Carla Gomez 02/14/2022

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has placed six additional localities in Negros Occidental under “election areas of concern.” Acting Negros Occidental Elections Supervisor Roberto Salazar, however, had yet to reveal the names of…

Gov limits flights, sea passengers to Negros Occidental

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 02/03/2022

BACOLOD CITY––Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson has decided to restrict the number of flights arriving in the province and passengers on sea vessels. Under Executive Order No. 22-03, Series of 2022, the province will allow only…

Negros Occ guv says each provincial gov’t worker to get P65,000 Christmas bonus

Carla Gomez 12/15/2021

BACOLOD CITY — Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson on Monday announced that all provincial government employees will receive a Christmas bonus of P65,000 each. The governor’s announcement at the Christmas lights switch on rites at the Capitol Park…

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