2017 Palarong NIR Bacolod City dominates softball

Posted by watchmen
March 17, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Bacolod City dominated the softball competition of the 2017 Palarong NIR in Dumaguete City, winning both the secondary and elementary divisions. In the secondary division, Bacolod City defeated Dumaguete City, 10-0, after five innings. Bacolod City only needed four innings, defeating the Negros Occidental selection, 10-0, in the elementary division. …

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2017 Palarong NIR Bacolod City sweeps secondary, elementary girls volleyball

Posted by watchmen
March 17, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

  By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. Bacolod City dominated girls volleyball in the 2017 Palarong NIR, currently taking place in Dumaguete City, capturing both secondary and elementary division titles. The secondary division squad defeated Dumaguete City, 25-11, 25-21, 25-22; while the elementary division team beat Silay City, 25-11, 28-26. “It is with great pride and …

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Senator Leila De Lima and her allies continue to feign infallibility (Part 2)

Posted by watchmen
March 17, 2017
Posted in OPINION

“These efforts to smear Senator de Lima are a strong indication that the charges against her arise from a political agenda.” –Vice President Leonor ‘Leni’ Robredo In a 2014 column for The Manila Times, Yen Makabenta wrote, “If Hacienda Luisita was indeed a major factor behind Aquino’s push to impeach [Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato …

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Islamophobia: An unwarranted fear

Posted by watchmen
March 17, 2017
Posted in OPINION

The term Islamophobia has its origins in the early 20th century, which later reemerged in the 1970s and wasn’t accepted in mainstream language then. The word Islamophobia went on to become a trend over the succeeding years with many people developing a sense of fear of the religion of Islam, their culture, and people. Is …

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