Chinese national undergoes consultation at Iloilo City hospital

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

A three-year-old Chinese national underwent a consultation yesterday at the Western Visayas Medical Center in Iloilo City after coming down with a fever. The hospital currently serves as the referral hospital for the Department of Health-Region VI (DOH-6). As of press time, DOH-6 Center for Health Development infectious disease section head, Dr. Jane Juanico, said …

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Love’s passion

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in OPINION

If love is genuine, it will always express itself strongly — with passion, with drive. It will always be hot and it just cannot keep to itself, passive and inactive. It has to overflow and touch the lives of others and the state of things. In fact, it seeks to transform and enrich others without …

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The public market should be the cleanest place

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in OPINION

The public continues to question why so few public markers are truly clean. It is something I have questioned and written about previously. This column is an “eye-opener” to government official as it should remind them, with all the infrastructure being built, there have only been a few projects focused on keeping public markets clean. …

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Gobyernong Duterte: para sa mga kaibigan lang?

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “… Habang si Jesus ay nagtuturo sa Templo, sinabi niya, ‘Bakit sinasabi ng mga tagapagturo ng Kautusan na ang Cristo ay anak ni David?  Hindi ba’t si David na rin ang… ang tumawag sa kanya ng Panginoon; paano siya magiging anak ni David?’…” (Marcos 12:35-37, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya).   *** GOBYERNONG …

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Monsignor Tom

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in OPINION

Monsignor Tomas T. Gonzalez, who served as our parish priest at San Roque de Alabang for nine years (1976-1985), had a charmed life. On countless occasions, he stared death in the face. He had his first brush at age ten, when the Willy’s Jeep the whole Gonzalez family was riding in turned turtle several times …

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10 Iloilo City bunkhouses razed by fire

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

A fire razed 10 bunkhouses yesterday in Barangay Tacas in Iloilo City’s Jaro district. Based on initial investigations by the Bureau of Fire Protection, the fire originated in a bunkhouse owned by a certain Rowena Tacadao at 12:20 a.m., which quickly spread to nearby bunkhouses. Aside from bunkhouses, which are similar to barracks, a passenger …

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Farmer shot dead in Sara by riding-in-tandem

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

A 45-year-old farmer was shot dead Tuesday in Sara’s Barangay Albayog. Authorities identified the victim as Renante Toting of the town’s Barangay Improgo, who died at Sara District Hospital from gunshot wounds across his body. According to police, the incident occurred at 12:50 p.m. as he was walking when he was approached by riding-in-tandem suspects …

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One-year-old boy dies in Miag-ao fire

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Police: The child was unattended A fire in Miag-ao’s Barangay Igpuro-Bariri last Tuesday left a one-year-old boy dead. Authorities identified the fatality as Ryan Andaya, who sustained burns across his body. According to police, the fire began at 3:30 p.m. The child was left alone as his mother was attending a meeting at the local …

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PopCom federation elects new officers

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

The Federation of the League of Population Officers and Workers in the Western Visayas, an association organized by the Commission on Population (PopCom), recently elected a new set of officers. Ernie Asoy of the Bacolod City Population Office (CPO) was elected president; while Antique Provincial Population Officer (PPO) Primo Ogatis was named vice president for …

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Man hangs self in Iloilo City

Posted by watchmen
January 30, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

A man was found dead earlier this week after he apparently hanged himself in a room he was renting in Barangay North Baluarte in Iloilo City’s Molo district. Authorities identified the fatality as 23-year-old Danilo Barlas of Roxas City’s Barangay Arcabalo. According to police, the remains were found hanging from a leather belt at 6:15 …

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