PSC allots P46-M for PH team in Tokyo Olympics

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has earmarked P46.23 million to bolster the country’s medal drive in the coming Tokyo Olympics. The amount was approved Tuesday during the PSC board meeting, based on the proposed budget of the Philippine Olympic Committee.


Azkals lose match vs. China at WCQ

The Philippine Azkals lost steam midway in the second half and fell prey to China, 0-2, in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (WCQ) on Monday at the Sharjah Stadium in the United Arab Emirates. Despite a solid first half that


Yuka Saso 1st Pinoy US Open champ

Yuka Saso became the first Filipino ever to win a major golf event after taking home the LPGA US Women’s Open championship. Saso prevailed over Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in the sudden death playoff yesterday at the Olympic Club Lake Course


UAAP, PFF condole with Absalon’s kin

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Football Federation have expressed their condolences to the family of Far Eastern University footballer, Kieth Absalon, who was killed by a mine blast believed to have been planted by the


Donaire KOs Oubaali to reclaim WBC title

Nonito Donaire used a powerful left hook and three knockdowns to become the oldest fighter to win a bantamweight title with a fourth round knockout of WBC champion Nordine Oubaali on Saturday night in Los Angeles. The 38-year-old Donaire reach

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‘No choice but to extend deal with Kepco’

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Central Negros Electric Cooperative acting general manager, Danny Pondevilla, said they were left with no choice but to extend the current contract with Kepco-Salcon Power Corporation for the delivery of 40-megawatt base load electricity supply

Iloilo City wants extension of MECQ status

The Iloilo City government will ask the national Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to extend its modified enhanced community quarantine classification until the end of this month. In an advisory yesterday, Mayor Jerry Treñas said

More vaccines for NegOcc

The Bacolod City Health Office personnel, led by Dr. Edwin Miraflor Jr., ensuring the proper storage of 7,000 more doses of Sinovac vaccine that arrived yesterday* City PIO photo

Mayor asked for updates on trees cut

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III A resolution requesting Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, through the City Legal Office, for updates about the investigation on the cutting of trees along the old city airport, was approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod Wednesday. Authored

Don’t forget the second!

Murder! That is what is being threatened against violators of health protocols in this country. And I understand that it is no less than the President who has made the threat. Although many would think it is an overkill, who

Gawahon eco-park reopens

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Gawahon Eco-Park and Resort in Brgy. Gawahon, Victorias City, Negros Occidental is now open to the public on a limited capacity. It reopened to the public on June 8 and will accommodate 30 percent of