One dead, seven injured after multi-vehicle collision in Mansilingan

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

At least one person was confirmed dead, while seven others were injured, following an accident yesterday morning involving three vehicles at Purok Katilingban in Bacolod City’s Barangay Mansilingan. Police identified the fatality as 62-year-old Diosdado Jurada, a resident of the said barangay. As of press time, police have not released the names of the injured …

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Escaped PS9 inmate surrenders

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

The Police Station 9 (PS9) inmate who escaped last week voluntarily surrendered to police last Sunday. PS9 commander, Police Lieutenant Jonito Pastrana, said Gabriel Libo-on surrendered to police after authorities gathered information as to his whereabouts, along with negotiations with the suspect’s family. The law enforcement official said they managed to track down Libo-on, who …

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Three Chinese nationals quarantined in Aklan

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

The Aklan Provincial Health Office is currently on “Red Alert” after three Chinese nationals were quarantined on suspicions of contracting the new coronavirus (CoV) strain, which has claimed three lives. CoV is described as a large family of viruses with some causing less-severe disease, such as the common cold, and others more severe disease, such …

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2020 PBA D-League

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

First overall draft pick: Baclig The AMA Online Education Titans selected Reed Baclig as their first overall draft pick in the 2020 PBA D-League draft yesterday. Early speculation suggested De La Salle University forward Jamie Malonzo was going to be the first pick but instead ended up as the second selection after being scooped up …

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Bacolodnon player set to join NorthPort

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters announced they will be sending Bacolodnon guard L.A. Revilla, alongside Rey Guevarra, to NorthPort Batang Pier in exchange for point guard Solomon Mercado. The trade proposal was submitted to the PBA Commissioner’s Office yesterday. The Bacolod City native began his PBA career with Batang Pier when they were known as …

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NBTC qualifiers

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

Hua Siong College takes Iloilo Hua Siong College of Iloilo recently won the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) Iloilo qualifying leg at the Western Institute of Technology gym in Iloilo City following an 87-79 win over St. Roberts International Academy. Julian Mavrick Puerto, who was named Most Outstanding Player, finished with 25 points for Hua …

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NBTC qualifiers

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

Tay Tung wins Bacolod Bacolod Tay Tung High School won the National Basketball Training Center regional qualifying leg in Bacolod City following a 78-74 victory over Colegio De Sta. Ana De Victorias (CSAV) last Sunday at the BAYS Center. Kent Esparagoza top-scored for Tay Tung with 21 points, while Heinz Gabriel Demisana added 13, and …

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Ilonggos are always quick to extend help

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“We know what we are but know not what we may be.” –William Shakespeare When Iloilo was struck by calamity, Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013 and Typhoon Ursula last month, assistance poured in from across the country; additionally, with the world is watching, foreign assistance followed suit. Despite severe damage to agriculture and infrastructure, localities …

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Both active and contemplative

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

We have to learn to be both active and contemplative in our life. Active in the sense that we immerse ourselves as deeply as possible in the dynamic of earthly and temporal affairs, while also contemplative in the sense that in all these affairs, we see God, we are driven by love for God and …

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Ikalawang trahedya sa mga taga-Batangas at Cavite

Posted by watchmen
January 21, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “… ‘Ako at ang Ama ay iisa’…” (si Jesus, ang ating Diyos at Tagapagligtas na Siyang Diyos Ama, Anak, at Espiritu Santo, sa Juan 10:30, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya).   *** IKALAWANG TRAHEDYA SA MGA TAGA BATANGAS AT CAVITE: Meron ba sa mga pamahalaang panlalawigan ng Batangas at Cavite ang nakakaalam kung …

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