Bowlers Club of Bacolod City Open Trio Duckpin Bowling Tournament BCY-La Filipina Trading, RJ Stars/NPBC win team competitions

Posted by watchmen
August 1, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. BCY-La Filipina Trading and RJ Stars/NPBC each took home titles at the Bowlers Club of Bacolod City Open Trio Duckpin Bowling Tournament at the Negros Super Lanes in the Goldenfield Commercial Complex. BCY-La Filipina Trading defeated Kami Mga Hubin (KMH), who had a twice-to-beat advantage, winning 333-300 and 323-305. In …

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Negros First marathon seeking participants

Posted by watchmen
August 1, 2017
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr. The Negros First Full Marathon, scheduled for August 20, is seeking participants to join the event that runs from the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol to the Manapla rotunda. The marathon will be divided into U17 boys and girls, and men’s and women’s open divisions. For inquiries, please contact the Provincial …

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Bacolod City Councilor wins business, leadership award

Posted by watchmen
August 1, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

In a ceremony at the Okada Manila over the weekend, Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. was named a recipient of the Elite Business and Leadership Award (EBALA). Alongside Gamboa, Masbate third district Rep. Scott Davies Lanete, 1-Pacman Party-list Rep. Mikee Romero, and Obando Mayor Edwin Santos were awarded for Leadership Achiever in Public Service. …

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Volunteer wins Ang Ilongga Award

Posted by watchmen
August 1, 2017
Posted in COMMUNITY

By Jezza A. Nepomoceno Volunteer worker Gemma Moquete was recently awarded this year’s Ang Ilongga Award, a result of the search for an outstanding female community leader by the Junior Chamber International Iloilo Ilang-Ilang. “I was really surprised when my name was called,” she said. “I never expected it.” Moquete currently serves as federation president …

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Lost in non-translation

Posted by watchmen
August 1, 2017
Posted in OPINION

Believe you me, I am never lost in translation as long as the text I’m staring at is written in English—a boast from this English teacher. English? Of course, I mean the language— not the bloody birth—from this true-brown Pinay. We Filipinos were taught English since Grade I, remember. For emphasis, this recount: On a …

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