The Annual and Only Chocolate Festival in Iloilo will make the Metro Choco Loco! HURRAY! The Sweetest time of the year is here! Tinapayan’s annual Sinful Desires will again invade the metro with the most irresistible creations of cakes, breads and bars. From September 24 to October 28, it’s going to be 5 heavenly […]
By: Dolly Yasa
BACOLOD City – Bacolod Lone District Congressman, Dr. Anthony Golez during the weekend denied the existence of an alleged sex video of him and two other women.
He said it is just another black propaganda being peddled by his political detractors and declined to elaborate further.
Golez called a press conference Saturday primarily to announce what he claimed as good news and another pride for Bacolodnons.
BACOLOD City – A total of 570 households in the sitios of Campuestohan and Tagaytay, Barangay Cabatangan in Talisay City are now lighted under the Expanded Rural Electrification Program of the Department of Energy.
The ceremonial switch-on program was held September 20 at the covered court of Barangay Cabatangan with representatives from CENECO, office of Congressman Alfredo Benitez, office of Mayor Eric Saratan and barangay officials of Cabatangan.
BACOLOD City – Sixteen-year-old Chanel Morales of this city who is one of the only four already assured of slots in the finals of TV5’s P20-million “Artista Academy” search for Best Actor and Best Actress will be in Bacolod very soon.
Royce, Chanel’s father, said Chanel will personally thank Bacoleños and Negrenses for their support to her quest for stardom.
Royce said the exact date of Chanel’s one-day visit will be either late this week or early next week.
During her visit, Chanel, who will be accompanied by TV5 AA staff and crew and her parents, will hold a motorcade from the Bacolod-Silay Airport to Silay, Talisay and Bacolod.
By: Dolly Yasa
BACOLOD City – A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed by top military and government officials with a church organization and the academe as a further boost for the peace campaign in Negros.
The MOC signing held September 21, 2012 coincided with the International Peace Day Celebration and capped the 2-week long Peace Consciousness Month celebration here.
PICKING another fight against Juan Manuel Marquez is a terrible move for Manny Pacquiao, according to ESPN boxing analyst Dan Rafael.
Rafael believes that Pacquiao has already benefitted from two controversial decisions over Marquez.
“How many times can you keep going back to the well? This time they may finally give it to Marquez,” the boxing analyst said in ESPN.com.
JON “Bones” Jones survived a first round scare to successfully defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title against Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 152 Saturday in Toronto, Canada (Sunday in Manila).
Belfort locked an armbar on Jones early in the first round and looked like he was close to pulling off an upset, but the champion managed to escape and dominated the rest of the opener.
“I’ve never had my arm popped like that,” Jones admitted. “I was waiting for it to break. I was not gonna tap out.”
FILIPINO flyweight Milan “El Metodico” Melindo survived a rough final four rounds to earn a close majority decision victory over Venezuelan fighter Jean Piero Perez in the main event of Pinoy Pride XVI Saturday night in Cebu City.
According to PhilBoxing, Melindo was named the winner with scores of 114-114, 116-112 and 115-113.
He improved his record to 28-0 with 11 knockouts, and retained his World Boxing Organization international flyweight belt.
NEW YORK – Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov helped open the NBA team’s new arena on Friday and the Russian billionaire said he expects the relocated club to bring home an NBA crown within three seasons.
“I still expect a championship within three years,” said Prokhorov, who bought the Nets in 2009 when they were based in New Jersey with a vow the team would capture an NBA title within five seasons.
THE PHILIPPINE Azkals roster for the upcoming Philippine Football Peace Cup has been revealed, with some notable omissions.
The official website of the men’s national football team on Sunday posted the list of the players called up by head coach Hans Michael Weiss for the four-nation tournament.
By: Artchil B. Fernandez
YESTERDAY, forty years ago, one of the darkest if not the darkest period in our
country’s history happened – the declaration Martial Law or the birth of the Marcos Dictatorship.