Fish vendor gunned down in Isabela

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A fish vendor was killed after being allegedly gunned down by three unidentified assailants at the Isabela Public Market, Isabela, Negros Occidental, Sunday evening. Police identified the fatality as 42-year-old Raymund Invidiado, a resident of Barangay Poblacion-6 in the said town. Initial investigations made by Isabela Municipal Police Station said …

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2017 Palarong Pambansa NIR opens elementary boys division with win over Eastern Visayas

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Negros Island Region (NIR) elementary boys football team recently opened their 2017 Palarong Pambansa campaign with a 3-0 win over Eastern Visayas. They next face the Cordillera Autonomous Region at 7:00 a.m. today with the opportunity to top Group C. Meanwhile, the NIR secondary boys football team is looking …

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Elite 60 Development Camp names Visayas selection

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Elite 60 Development Camp selected ten aspiring basketball players during their recent tryouts for the Visayas at Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu. Andre Chua, Christian Manaytay, Andrew Velasco, Joshua Fuentabella, and Franz Diaz were named among the 18U selections; while Michael Jhaye Jordan, John Edward Aguilar, Anskie Espina, Rey …

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Local irrigators associations to sign IMT contract

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

NIA community projects to be turned over next month Around 50 irrigators’ associations are set to sign the Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) contract, which is in line with the free irrigation service provided by the national government, and intended to avoid compromising operation and maintenance incentives of local irrigators. According to the National Irrigation Administration-Negros …

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Bago City recognized at Aliwan Festival

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The annual Aliwan Festival, which celebrates the country’s biggest festivals, recently recognized representatives from Bago City in both the street dance contest and the float competition. The parade float showcased Al Cinco de Noviembre, the commemoration of the Negros Revolution of 1898, and came in third place, winning P100,000. Meanwhile, the city’s Sigabong sang mga …

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TechFest underway in Bacolod City

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

The #BCDTechFest is currently underway, offering a series of information and communications technology (ICT) workshops and lectures, seeking to expand opportunities for ICT teachers, graduates, and professionals. The event, which runs until Friday, April 28, features the Women TechMakers Meetup at the University of Saint La Salle (USLS) and the Python Code Camp by DevCon …

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Coffee or Coca-Cola?

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in OPINION

Yesterday, a doctor, sugar planter, chef, and golfer gathered at a famous restaurant to chat. The doctor ordered a coffee, the sugar planter ordered a tea by C2, the chef ordered a lemonade, and the golfer ordered a Coca-Cola. The server informed the golfer, “Sorry, sir, we do not serve Coke, the owner is boycotting.” …

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Antique embraces spirit of Olympism

Posted by watchmen
April 25, 2017
Posted in OPINION

“Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” –Michael Jordan Hosting the 2017 Palarong Pambansa has catapulted Antique into the ranks of Philippines province that have embraced the spirit of the Olympics. Among the participating youngsters, representing 18 regions nationwide, some will rise to become the country’s next aspirants for an Olympic gold medal. For the …

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