Recently-released robber arrested for illegal drugs in Bacolod City

Posted by watchmen
July 1, 2019
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A robber who was recently released from jail after serving a two-year sentence was arrested anew last Saturday after he allegedly sold illegal drugs at Calong-calong Zone 1 in Bacolod City’s Barangay Singcang-Airport. Police identified the suspect as 38-year-old Ronald Hilaga, a resident of the said area. Police Station …

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Ceres FC routs Mendiola FC, 4-0

Posted by watchmen
July 1, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Ceres-Negros FC followed up their 2019 AFC Cup exit with a dominating 4-0 win over Mendiola FC in the 2019 Philippines Football League (PFL) over the weekend at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. Midfielder Bienvenido Marañón opened scoring early in the match, heading in the first goal in the …

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Petron beats Cignal in the PSL

Posted by watchmen
July 1, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

  By Adrian Stewart Co Petron Blaze Spikers struggled against the Cignal HD Spikers in their 2019 Philippine SuperLiga All-Filipino Conference match last Saturday at the Muntinlupa Sports Center, pulling off a 25-20, 18-25, 25-16, 16-25, 16-14 win. Frances Molina led the win with 25 points, including 21 attacks; while Ilongga outside hitter Aiza Maizo-Pontillas …

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Columbian Dyip stuns SMB in OT

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July 1, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The Columbian Dyip pulled off a 134-132 overtime win over the San Miguel Beermen last night in the 2019 Honda PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Dyip got off to an early start with a 32-22 lead on hits from Lester Prosper before the Beermen went on to …

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Murcia golfer wins Iloilo City tournament

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July 1, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Fresh off his win last week at the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Negros Occidental Classic at the Negros Golf and Country Club in Bacolod City, Juvic Pagunsan of Murcia, Negros Occidental took the ICTSI Iloilo Golf Challenge last Saturday in Iloilo City. The Negrense golfer won after forcing a …

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2019 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup

Posted by watchmen
July 1, 2019
Posted in SPORTS

Philippines opens tournament with loss to Greece By Adrian Stewart Co The Philippine men’s national under-19 basketball team opened their 2019 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup campaign in Heraklion, Greece with an 85-69 loss to host country Greece. The Philippine side took an early lead and pulled ahead 22-12 off inside hits from Kai Sotto; …

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Environmental socialists discuss the situation at the NNNP

Posted by watchmen
July 1, 2019
Posted in OPINION

Last week, the Group of Environmental Socialists, alongside the Door Step To New Life Foundation Inc., held a dialogue at the office of Assistant Provincial Prosecutor Ken Furuyama with Atty. Racquel Escalona of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Remia Buaron of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office Chief Enforcement Unit …

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Resist coal

Posted by watchmen
July 1, 2019
Posted in OPINION

American transcendentalist philosopher Henry David Thoreau, displeased with the American government’s sanctioning of slavery and participation in the Mexican-American War, called for active resistance. He believed, when government is unjust, a citizen’s first duty is not to the law but their conscience. It is with such a belief that the proposed San Carlos City coal-fired …

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