AdMU softball team to play tuneups in Negros Occidental

Posted by watchmen
January 16, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) softball team is scheduled to play some tuneup games in Negros Occidental ahead of the upcoming 82nd UAAP softball season. They are expected to open their series of exhibition games against Domingo Lacson National High School on Monday; followed by Murcia the next day; the Western Visayas champions on …

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Pagiging katok at ganid ng Pinoy, lumitaw muli sa ‘Taal’

Posted by watchmen
January 16, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “…Ngunit habang pinag-iisipan ito ni Jose, nagpakita sa kanya sa panaginip ang isang anghel ng Panginoon. Sinabi nito sa kanya, `Jose… huwag kang matakot na pakasalan si Maria, sapagkat ang sanggol na dinadala niya ay mula sa Espiritu Santo.  Magsisilang siya ng isang batang lalaki at Jesus ang ipapangalan mo sa sanggol …

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Avoid over-familiarity

Posted by watchmen
January 16, 2020
Posted in OPINION

  During the proximate preparation for my priestly ordination, an idea that was repeatedly hammered ‘ad nauseam’ on us, the ‘ordinandi,’ was that we should never get accustomed to the sacred things, especially the celebration of the Holy Mass. Our formators told us that we should celebrate each Mass as if it were for the …

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Sex, cancer

Posted by watchmen
January 16, 2020
Posted in OPINION

You have to give it to the New York Post to start an article with: “Well, this sucks.” The story is about mouth cancer rates at record high. And the raunchy newspaper had to ask: “Is oral sex to blame?” It’s a good question though. The tabloid quotes Dr. Nigel Carter, chief executive of the …

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Dinagyang’s real ‘problem’

Posted by watchmen
January 16, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“Paranoia is just another word for ignorance.” –Hunter S. Thompson There is nothing to worry about; Dinagyang Festival 2020 is in safe hand. The Iloilo City Festivals Foundation Inc. (ICFFI) has managed the event magnificently. In addition, Department of Tourism-Region VI, led by Atty. Helen C. Catalbas, along with the Iloilo City Hall Tourism Office, …

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Kanlaon unaffected by Taal eruption –PDRRMO

Posted by watchmen
January 15, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

  By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Amid the ongoing aftermath of the recent Taal volcanic eruption, Negros Occidental Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) head, Dr. Zeaphard Caelian, assured Kanlaon, a volcano located on Negros, has not been affected by the eruption, pointing out, the alert level at Kanlaon was lowered to “Alert Level …

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Dinagyang Festival 2020

Posted by watchmen
January 15, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Massive Sto. Niño image planned The San Jose Placer Parish Church is planning to create a massive Sto. Niño image comprised of 5,000 candles as part of the Feast of Señor Santo Niño, an event of Iloilo City’s annual Dinagyang Festival. According to parish priest, Fr. Raymundo Edsel Alcayaga, the lighting will take place at …

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PRO-6 promotes fitness among personnel

Posted by watchmen
January 15, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) director, Police Brigadier General Rene Pamuspusan, recently held a press conference where he discussed a message sent to police directors across the region requesting a list of officers who are considered obese and overweight and encouraged them to exercise in order to meet the order by Philippine National Police officer-in-charge, Lt. …

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African swine fever ordinance marked ‘urgent’

Posted by watchmen
January 15, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Another public hearing scheduled for Tuesday Following a public hearing attended by the Bacolod City Veterinary Office, City Agriculture Office, and representatives from the AVM Bernardo Slaughterhouse, City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. certified the city’s proposed anti-African swine fever ordinance as “urgent.” According to the city official, everybody present at the hearing agreed the proposal …

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Kin of slain Bacolod City kagawad slam drug allegations

Posted by watchmen
January 15, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Mother to police: Seek justice instead of making accusations The family of slain Barangay 2 Kagawad Romeo Canlas cried foul over allegations by police claiming he was involved with illegal drugs. In an interview with Aksyon Radyo-Bacolod, the victim’s mother, Marjelyn Canlas, called the allegations “baseless.” While the elder Canlas acknowledged there were reports suggesting …

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