Screens installed at BCGC Fountain to protect koi fish

Posted by watchmen
July 31, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

With the recent donation of 1,000 koi fish for the Bacolod City Government Center (BCGC) fountain, Mayor Evelio Leonardia ordered the installation of a one-foot-tall nylon screen along the circumference of the structure. According to building administrator, Engr. Amy Tentia, the screen will keep the fish from swimming out, as the fountain is built in …

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Mayor reappoints SMFO to manage MassKara

Posted by watchmen
July 31, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia recently reappointed the Silver MassKara Festival Organization, Inc. (SMFO) to manage this year’s MassKara Festival. The organization previously managed the said festival from 2004 to 2012 and in 2016. The group is chaired by Eli Francis Tajanlangit, who was also at the helm of SMFO when they previously organized the …

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Theater star, beauty queen to lead promotional tour for New Placenta

Posted by watchmen
July 31, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

Star of the Manila production of “Kinky Boots” Laurence Mossman and Miss Earth-Air 2012 Stephany Stephanowitz were recently selected to represent New Placenta beauty products on parent company Psalmstre’s #FreeHugs promotional tour. “I am happy to have Laurence and Stephany as part of our New Placenta family,” said Psalmstre President Jaime V. Acosta. “Given their …

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Fil-Chinese commerce group in Bacolod City today

Posted by watchmen
July 31, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

Philippine-Chinese ChaoShan Youth Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Lim recently penned a letter to Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, informing him his group, along with a 20-member Overseas Chinese Trade and Investment Mission delegation, would be arriving in the city today, July 31. “We hope our visit will promote further cooperation between [the] Philippines and …

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World Beach Tchoukball Championships 2017 Philippine teams to leave for competition next week

Posted by watchmen
July 31, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan. Jr. The men’s and women’s teams of the Tchoukball Association of the Philippines (TAP) are set to leave for Kaohsiung, Taiwan next week, August 7, for the 2nd World Beach Tchoukball Championships, which is scheduled to run from August 14 to 18. The 21-member team includes several players from Bacolod City. …

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Meralco reclaims top spot in PFL after beating Davao, 3-2 Younghusbands leave Manila for Aguilas

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July 31, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. FC Meralco Manila defeated the winless Davao Aguilas FC over the weekend, 3-2, to reclaim their position atop the Philippines Football League (PFL) table. However, heading into halftime, Davao held a 2-1 advantage, following goals from forward Harry Sawyer and midfielder Matthew Hartmann. Manila launched their comeback in the second …

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BUS Group founder memorial competition to begin next week

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July 31, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The competition in honor of late Basketball Unified Sports (BUS) Group co-founder Rogelio ‘Bing’ Soyao, initially planned for July 28, will begin on Monday, August 7, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the JGC Gym in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. Dubbed the 1st Bing Uy Soyao Memorial Cup, Cap Boys and …

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Duterte’s Shortsightedness

Posted by watchmen
July 31, 2017
Posted in OPINION

Based on reactions to President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), one can see there are two types of Filipinos. There are those who like the president’s taunting of international organizations and countries who interfere with the affairs of the Philippines, considering it “badass” and funny. He was funny and got to cuss, …

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Gasataya: Negros Bloc to push for 2018 NIR budget

Posted by watchmen
July 29, 2017
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod Lone District Rep. Greg Gasataya said the Negros Bloc vowed to push for a 2018 budget for the Negros Island Region (NIR). Currently, the congressman said he is unaware if NIR is included in the proposed budget, but assured the issue would be taken up in congressional hearings. According …

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P20B development plan for Bacolod-Silay Airport will address concerns –Congressman Gasataya: Current plan is more favorable than PPP

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July 29, 2017
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Lone District Rep. Greg Gasataya recently expressed his approval of the P20 billion budget intended to further develop Bacolod-Silay Airport. “It will definitely address the concerns of our local travelers,” he stated. “The terminal needs to be rehabilitated, the runway needs to be extended to accommodate bigger planes, …

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