USLS table tennis player headed to China for training

Posted by watchmen
September 24, 2018
Posted in SPORTS

By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Lopue’s Table Tennis Association will be sending University of St. La Salle table tennis player Micah Tanate to Beijing, China in November to take part in an advanced training camp. Tanate recently took part in the 2018 Batang Pinoy National Finals table tennis competition, where she took gold …

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Italian cooking expertise and technology with Tecnogas

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Every food connoisseur will tell you that it’s not only the ingredients that make food simply delicious. Cooking that perfect dish requires culinary creativity and skill, and not to mention the right kitchen equipment like Tecnogas Italian cooking appliances, to ensure that each meal is cooked with passion and perfection. Founded more than 65 years …

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PAGASA closely monitoring a new storm system

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) yesterday said they are closely monitoring a new developing storm, which is forecasted to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility over the weekend. Based on PAGASA’s weather bulletin, a tropical depression has formed 2,160 kilometers east of southern Luzon, packing …

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Martial Law anniversary commemorated in Bacolod City with a rally

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

Protesters demand the government provide housing for the poor   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Various organizations, including several military groups, held a protest rally yesterday afternoon at the old Bacolod City Hall to commemorate the Martial Law anniversary. They also acknowledged the 33rd anniversary of the Escalante Massacre. Among the groups joining the …

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MassKara Festival 2018

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

BCPO requests augmentation force of 1,700   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director, Police Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo, has requested Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) to provide 1,700 police officers as part of the augmentation force for this year’s MassKara Festival. During the BCPO chief’s weekly press conference, he said …

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4.0-magnitude earthquake shakes Antique town

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in HEADLINE

Additional overnight quakes in Iloilo, Negros Oriental   According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck east of Valderrama, Antique last Thursday evening. The town was later subject to another tremor, a smaller 2.5-magnitude quake, the following morning. The agency reported no damage recorded as a result of either …

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Kabankalan City office burglarized

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   An office in Barangay Hilamonan, Kabankalan City was robbed by two unidentified men early Thursday morning. Police identified the victim as 38-year-old Pete Gario, a resident of the said area. Kabankalan City police said a certain Kistian Calatungan, general manager of Black Widow Corporation, visited their station reporting their …

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City councilor proposes reforms to combat illegal subletting

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

Orola: Ordinance will allow for award transfers   By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   Bacolod City Councilor Bartolome Orola, who chairs the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Markets and Slaughterhouse, is looking to propose an ordinance to allow for the transfer of awards in an effort to combat illegal subletting, or sub-leasing, of market blocks, stalls, …

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Fetus recovered in Alijis

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga   A fetus was found yesterday in a river by local residents at Purok Puentebella in Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City. Police believe the male fetus was around five to six months old and still had its umbilical cord attached. The said fetus was found by 54-year-old Rolando Torrevilla as he …

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Commission calls on youth to promote peace

Posted by watchmen
September 22, 2018
Posted in TOP STORIES

In their International Day of Peace message yesterday, the National Youth Commission called on Filipino youth to promote and value peace. “When we have peace in our hearts and minds as individuals, we develop a better mindset of promoting peace in our respective communities,” the agency posted on social media. They also credited the Sangguniang …

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