STI-WNU wins cluster tournament

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. STI-West Negros University (STI-WNU) won the STI National Basketball Tournament cluster eliminations, destroying STI-Aklan, 115-50. The win earns the Bacolod City school a spot in the STI National Basketball Tournament All-Visayas Finals, where they will meet STI-Ormoc on April 4. The winner of that game goes on to represent the …

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2019 AFC Asian Cup Philippines demolish 10-man Nepal, 4-1

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Philippines national football team, the Azkals, opened the third qualifying round for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup with a 4-1 win over the Nepal national football team, earlier this week at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila. The Azkals had an early opportunity after Nepalese midfielder Bikram Lama was …

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Bacolod City Public Library among best performing public libraries

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City Public Library was recognized as one of the five best-performing public libraries in the country, next to the Davao City Public Library, the Urdaneta City Library, the Cavite Provincial Library, and the Villasis Municipal Library. A plaque of distinction was received by City Librarian Greta Memoria earlier …

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Iloilo hosts Travel Mart for the first time

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

Travel Mart Philippines (TTM), where international tourism stakeholders exchange products and services, was held in Iloilo City for the first time, at the Seda Hotel, yesterday. According to Department of Tourism-Region VI (DOT-6) Director, Atty. Helen Catalbas, serving as host of the event shows “the Western Visayas tourism sector is determined to provide opportunities for …

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Chinua Achebe and our own ‘Digong’

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2017
Posted in OPINION

“Remember that politics, colonialism, imperialism, and war also originate in the human brain.” –Vilayanur S. Ramachandran “You crazies and sons of a whore leave us alone. Don’t impose your culture on us.” That was President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte’s curt message to the European Union and the United Nations, which is also an attack on lingering …

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Culinary Tourism, another promotional thrust

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2017
Posted in OPINION

In my recent travels across northern Mindanao, from Cagayan de Oro City to the western stretch of Misamis Occidental, near Zamboanga del Norte in Sapang Dalaga, I had the opportunity to try food specialties of the province, including suman that came in a variety of flavors. On the second night in Cagayan de Oro City, …

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PRO-18 Director: Serenio affidavit corroborated existing intelligence Gumban dismisses alleged involvement of Moises Padilla Mayor

Posted by watchmen
March 29, 2017
Posted in HEADLINE

By Paulo Loreto Lim After Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) Director, Police Senior Superintendent William Señoron, was relieved of duty earlier this week, alongside other law enforcement officers, Police Regional Office-18 (PRO-18) Director, Police Chief Superintendent Renato Gumban, said action was taken after the recent affidavits by former Berya drug group member Ricky Serenio …

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Sugar Alliance denies being funded by rival beverage companies Yulo: Hotel and restaurant association joining Coca-Cola boycott

Posted by watchmen
March 29, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Sugar Alliance yesterday denied allegations their demonstration and boycott of Coca-Cola are being funded by a rival competitor. “The rally last March 20 was entirely the effort of various stakeholders,” spokesperson, Atty. Emilio Yulo, said. He acknowledged, however, “We also recognize the fact there may be indirect beneficiaries in …

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