Golez denies sex video, says he will run as NPC independent

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.

570 households in Campuestohan energized

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.

Chanel Morales to visit schools, gov’t officials, Negros Press Club

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.

MOC signed to boost peace campaign

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.

Analyst: Marquez rematch a bad move by Pacquiao

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. 

Jones submits Belfort, retains title

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.”

Melindo outpoints Perez to remain unbeaten

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.

Nets owner opens new arena with title expectations

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.