Salon owner kills self in Bacolod City

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A salon owner killed himself inside his establishment at Lopez Jaena-Burgos Streets in Bacolod City late Thursday evening. Police identified the fatality as 49-year-old Ralph Limbaga, owner of the Red Palm Salon and resident of Barangay Alangilan in the said city. Based on a report released by Police Station 4 (PS4), Limbaga’s …

Read More

Dinagyang Festival 2018

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

Religious events continue with Sto. Niño Mass for barangay children today By Paulo Loreto Lim The ongoing religious activities associated with the Dinagyang Festival in Iloilo City, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, continue with the Sto. Niño Mass for barangay children at the San Jose Placer Parish Church today, January 20, from 8:00 …

Read More

Hinoba-an Mayor offers reward for the arrest of illegal loggers

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Hinoba-an Mayor Ernesto Estrao is offering a P10,000 reward for anybody who can track down the illegal loggers responsible for two century-old lauan trees being cut down at Sitio Wilderness in the municipality’s Barangay Damutan earlier this week. After personnel from the Hinoba-an municipal police and the Negros Occidental Provincial …

Read More

Five out of 61 barangays have perfect attendance at ‘BOSS

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Neska Centina Amid news of barangay officials not participating in the ongoing Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS) at the Bacolod City Government Center, a recently released report found five out of the 61 city barangays have a perfect attendance record at the event. Among the conscientious neighborhoods were Barangays 5, Estefania, Handumanan, Mandalagan, and Pahanocoy; …

Read More

Escalante City rape suspect gunned down by police

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The suspect in an alleged rape that killed 21-year-old Rena Pantallon, a resident of Barangay Balintawak in Escalante City, Negros Occidental earlier this week, was shot by police during an operation at Sitio Balod in Barangay Campo Himoga-an, Sagay City, late Thursday evening. Escalante City police chief, Police Chief Inspector Rollie Pondevilla, …

Read More

Barangay tanods to receive P2,000 incentive pay

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Neska Centina Bacolod City barangay tanods are expected to receive P2,000 in incentive pay once Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia approves an ordinance that was recently passed by the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP). According to the legislation, authored by City Councilor Caesar Distrito, tanods are being provided the allowance for serving as “force …

Read More

Local journalists protest the Duterte administration

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Negros chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) held a Black Friday rally yesterday afternoon protesting the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, expressing opposition to the recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision to revoke the certificate of incorporation for online news website Rappler on …

Read More

Defensor on joining PDP-Laban: We can be relevant

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

By Paulo Loreto Lim After joining the ruling PDP-Laban during a ceremony earlier this week at the Pototan Astrodome, Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. said the move would bring “relevance” to their cause. “We can be relevant,” he proclaimed during the event. “We will actively campaign and support the program of the administration, that we …

Read More

Verdicts pending for three cops who pawned service arms –BCPO

Posted by watchmen
January 20, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) spokesperson, Police Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, yesterday revealed the verdicts on the three police officers who allegedly pawned their service arms in 2016 are set to be released next week. Back in September 2016, BCPO filed charges before the Bacolod City Prosecutor’s Office against Police …

Read More
Page 20 of 52« First...10...1819202122...304050...Last »