An Iloilo City vacation

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in COMMUNITY

This Father’s Day, I took a Fastcat vessel to Iloilo City. Upon arrival, while the Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo provides shuttle services to and from the seaport, I was driven via limousine. The hotel itself offers a cool and quiet ambiance for business travelers, with its Lobby Bar a prime spot to meet with associates. …

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2019 Thailand Open Sealect Tuna Championships

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Negrense player called up to PHL volleyball squad By Adrian Stewart Co Angel Canino of Bacolod City was recently called up to join the Philippine women’s under-23 volleyball team and will compete in the 2019 Thailand Open Sealect Tuna Championships, which is scheduled to run from July 4 to 10. The Bacolodnon, a former Bacolod …

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Teng leads Pasig over Caloocan in the Maharlika League

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Jeric Teng led the Pasig Sta. Lucia Realtors over the Caloocan Supremos earlier this week in the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup, winning 89-87 at the Valenzuela Astrodome. The former University of Santo Tomas standout scored 24 points on top of seven rebounds, five assists, and two blocks; while …

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Creamline beats PacificTown-Army in the PVL

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The Creamline Cool Smashers came from a set down to pull off a 16-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-16 win over the PacificTown-Army Lady Troopers earlier this week in the ongoing 2019 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at the San Juan Arena. Kuttika Kaewpin put away 19 points on 16 attacks and three …

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2019 National Poomsae Championships

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Negrense taekwondo athletes win gold By Adrian Stewart Co Negros Taekwondo Union-Tigers athletes recently took home six medals, including five golds, from the 2019 National Poomsae Championships, which took place at the SM Mall of Asia Entertainment Music Hall in Pasay City. Poomsae is comprised of basic attack and defense motions associated with the martial …

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Magnolia mauls San Miguel in the Commissioner’s Cup

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The Magnolia Hotshots served up a 118-82 annihilation of the San Miguel Beermen last Wednesday in the 2019 Honda PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. James Farr led the win with a double-double on 19 points and 18 rebounds; while Jiovani Jalalon provided 16 points, 10 assists, and seven …

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Ilonggos should pride themselves on the IT Ecozone

Posted by watchmen
June 28, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.” –Bill Gates If there is anything Ilonggos should pride themselves on it is the Information Technology Center Special Economic Zone (Ecozone), which President Rodrigo Duterte created via presidential proclamation for Iloilo City’s …

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Transport operators advised against overcharging

Posted by watchmen
June 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

LTFRB-6: Taxis must utilize meters By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga In response to complaints filed by travelers claiming taxis, particularly those operating in and around Bacolod City’s Bredco Port, were overcharging, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Region VI (LTFRB-6) Director Richard Osmeña recently advised transport operators against such a practice. In a radio interview, Osmeña …

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Lacson: No plans to repeal ‘coal-free’ declaration

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June 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Amid talks suggesting the proposed San Carlos City coal-fired power plant will push through despite opposition from environmentalist groups, Negros Occidental Governor-elect Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said he has no plans to repeal the executive order declaring the province “coal-free,” which was signed by his predecessor, outgoing Governor Alfredo Marañon, …

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Macapagal Arroyo to visit NNNP tomorrow

Posted by watchmen
June 27, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

Former president is on a ‘sentimental journey’ By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Outgoing house speaker, Pampanga second district Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, is expected to visit the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP) tomorrow as part of her final “sentimental journey,” a trip around the country where she visits major projects completed during her tenure as …

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