I’m a Viber FIFA ‘chatbot’ participant

Posted by watchmen
June 25, 2018
Posted in OPINION

“FIFA stands for discipline, respect, fair-play, not just on the field of play, but in our society as well.” –Sepp Blatter The Philippine National Police (PNP) in the Western Visayas has set up two hotlines for Ilonggos to directly report abuses by local police, particularly those involved with illegal drugs. With some members of law …

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10-man Ceres FC falls at home to JPV Marikina, 2-0

Posted by watchmen
June 25, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

Casas ejected, replaced by keeper from Bago City   By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   JPV Marikina FC defeated a 10-man Ceres-Negros FC, 2-0, in their Philippines Football League (PFL) match at the Panaad Park and Stadium over the weekend. After referees rule Ceres keeper Louie Casas committed an intentional handball outside the box just …

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Tchoukball association seeks POC membership

Posted by watchmen
June 25, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Tchoukball Association of the Philippines (TAP) recently announced their desire to join the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). According to POC requirements, membership applications are subject to a one year review, where the applicant organization is evaluated on their national and international performances. The policy reads: “Membership to the …

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Overcrowded classrooms blamed for sick DSB students

Posted by watchmen
June 23, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

16 treated after reporting difficulty breathing   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Sofronio Carmona National High School officials in Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental blamed overcrowded classrooms after several students came down with “sudden illness” between Wednesday and Thursday. Around 16 students were sent to the town’s health office after reporting difficulty breathing. Based …

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Comelec to resume voter registration next month

Posted by watchmen
June 23, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced voter registration would resume next month in preparation for the 2019 midterm elections. In a statement forwarded by Comelec Education and Information Department Director James Jimenez, voter registration will be conducted from July 2 until September 29. He explained, it is the duty …

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Workers’ group slams PhilHealth for denying accreditation to local hospital

Posted by watchmen
June 23, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

KMU: Employees face lost income, starvation   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The local chapter of workers’ rights group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) issued a statement yesterday criticizing the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) after denying accreditation for the Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital. KMU Regional Coordinator Noly Rosales said, before PhilHealth …

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DOH declares fourth ‘Zero Open Defecation’ municipality in Capiz

Posted by watchmen
June 23, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

Last month, Ivisan, Capiz was officially declared a zero open defecation (ZOD) municipality, part of a campaign to promote proper hygiene and sanitation practices in order to prevent the spread of disease. Since then, Cuartero became the fourth town in the province to receive the distinction. The Department of Health (DOH) officially declared the town …

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UNO-R hosts agriculture seminar next week

Posted by watchmen
June 23, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) School of Agriculture and the Recoletos Online Learning Extension (ROLEx) will be hosting a two-day seminar on distance e-learning and strategic marketing geared towards agriculture educators and agri-business entrepreneurs next week, from June 29 to 30. University of the Philippines Open University Professor Ramon Manuel Nisperos will serve as …

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