2019 PVL Reinforced Conference finals

Posted by watchmen
July 12, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Creamline takes Game 1 By Adrian Stewart Co The Creamline Cool Smashers took Game 1 of the 2019 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference best-of-three finals series last Wednesday after scoring a 24-26, 25-16, 25-16, 25-22 win over the PetroGazz Angels at the San Juan Arena. Kuttika Kaewpin led the win with 21 points, including 18 …

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Bacolod falls to San Juan in the Maharlika League

Posted by watchmen
July 12, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The Bacolod Master Sardines suffered a 95-71 loss to the San Juan Knights last Wednesday night in the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) at the Olivarez College gymnasium in Parañaque City. San Juan imposed its presence early on with John Wilson connecting three three-point conversions, pushing the reigning MPBL champions …

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New transport hub offers comfort for travelers

Posted by watchmen
July 12, 2019
Posted in OPINION

With local travelers often stuck waiting for transportation in the rain, particularly with the ongoing rainy season, property developer Megaworld Corporation is offering a solution with their P350 million terminal hub. The structure, which is located in front of Iloilo City’s Festive Walk Mall, will provide travelers with a lounge where they can wait for …

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Administrative cases? Shrug them off

Posted by watchmen
July 12, 2019
Posted in OPINION

“Life is about having a good time, and it was a good time. We did some things well and some things poorly, but that was always the case.” –Norman Lear Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas’ allied on the city council should not worry about the administrative cases former City Councilors Joshua Alim and Plaridel …

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A ‘private proponent’ —not privatization

Posted by watchmen
July 12, 2019
Posted in OPINION

According to Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) Board of Directors chair, Atty. Lorendo Dilag, the proposed joint venture between the utility firm and the PrimeWater Infrastructure Corporation has a “private proponent” but it is not privatization. During a press conference yesterday at the O Hotel in Bacolod City, he explained the joint venture aims to …

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Baciwa joint venture advances past negotiation stage

Posted by watchmen
July 11, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

Utility firm assures employee protections By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) proposed joint venture with PrimeWater Infrastructure Corporation has reportedly advanced past the negotiation stage with Baciwa Board of Directors chair, Atty. Lorendo Dilag, yesterday confirming they are currently preparing their terms of reference and competitive bidding is scheduled to …

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Vatican envoy visits local seminarians, governor

Posted by watchmen
July 11, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Papal Nuncio to the Philippines, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, recently visited the Sacred Heart Seminary in Bacolod City as part of a four-day visit to the city. During the visit, seminarians were given the opportunity to talk with the diplomat. In a video posted by the Diocese of Bacolod’s official …

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Bacolod City Health Office to investigate ‘spirit possession’ incident

Posted by watchmen
July 11, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga In response to the recent cases involving 20 female Fr. Gratian Murray Integrated School students in Bacolod City’s Barangay Granada, who were allegedly possessed by an evil spirit earlier this week, the Bacolod City Health Office (CHO) mental health division said they will begin investigating the matter. CHO psychologist, Dr. …

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Kin of local NPA atrocity victims reiterate call for justice

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July 11, 2019
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga After the families of those victimized by New People’s Army (NPA) atrocity in Moises Padilla and nearby areas penned a letter last month to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) calling on the law enforcement agency to conduct an investigation as a means of attaining justice for the deceased, …

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PDIC launches Assets for Sale online site

Posted by watchmen
July 11, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) launched its Assets for Sale microsite on June 19 before real estate brokers in Davao City. The site presents PDIC’s extensive list of properties for disposal either through public bidding or negotiated sale, and contains information on the requirements and procedures to buy these properties. The microsite may be …

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