Negros dioceses warn against unauthorized solicitation

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Dioceses of Bacolod and Dumaguete issued a warning to the public over reports of unauthorized solicitation purporting to have come from their respective Offices of Bishop. In a statement released by Diocese of Bacolod chancellor, Rev. Fr. Christian Gesulgon, he said Bishop Patricio Buzon has not authorized anyone to …

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Bacolod City task force against heinous crimes sought

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

In response to the recent shootings in the city, the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod passed a resolution calling on the Philippine National Police, National Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to form a task force dedicated to handling heinous crimes. The resolution, authored by City Councilor Carlos Jose …

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NegOcc among the most gifted in natural resources –Lacson

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

While speaking before the Governor’s Permit Holders’ Forum yesterday at the Negros First Residences function hall in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson touted the province’s natural resources. “Negros Occidental is one of the most gifted provinces in terms of natural resources,” the governor stated. “I want to be forthright with you that …

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Iloilo City earns over P600K in fees from traffic violations

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Among the top violations were jaywalking, counterflow According to Public Safety and Transportation Management Office head Jeck Conlu, between January 16 and February 16, they recorded a total of 2,438 violators of the city’s traffic diversion zone (TDZ). “Ang total amount sang penalties nga ma-collect, although iban na-collect na ni kay sige man gawad sang …

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The real dangers of filial piety

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

Writer Aris Teon of the Greater Chinese Journal described filial piety as a “central value in traditional Chinese culture and its importance went far beyond that of the biblical commandment “honor thy mother and thy father”. He goes on to explain that “filial piety was and still is a value based on strict principles of …

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Getting personal

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

We have to learn when to get personal and when not to. Since we are all persons with a rational nature, we need to deal with each other properly as our nature and dignity demand. To “get personal,” as an expression, has many connotations. But I am afraid that it is stuck more with the …

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Marahas na agawan ng lupa sa Coron, nagaganap!

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “…’sa mga araw na iyon, ang mga tao’y magdaranas ng matinding kapighatiang hindi pa nararanasan mula nang likhain ang sanlibutan hanggang sa ngayon, at hindi na mararanasan pa kahit kailan’…” (si Jesus, ang ating Diyos at Tagapagligtas na Siyang Diyos Ama, Anak, at Espiritu Santo, sa Mateo 24:21, Ang Tanging Daan Bibliya). …

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REITs: Real Estate and Economic Development

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in OPINION

In our country, the main tools of financial stability have traditionally been savings, usually through a bank account, and having a job. However, there is another avenue which many Filipinos don’t seem consider at all: investment. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ 2017 State of Financial Inclusion report revealed that 20.4 percent of Filipinos kept P5,000.01 …

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NLEX sweeps Pasig City tournament

Posted by watchmen
February 22, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The NLEX Road Warriors completed a sweep of the Phoenix Super Basketball Tournament yesterday after scoring a 104-97 win over the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters at the Upper Deck in Pasig City. After seeing their 21-point lead trimmed to 100-97 with 43.9 seconds left on the clock, Joseph Ronald Quiñahan delivered a massive jumper from …

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Tay Tung volleyball team to compete at SHS-AdC this weekend

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February 22, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The Bacolod Tay Tung High School women’s volleyball team will face Cebu-based sides this weekend during the Cebu-Bacolod Goodwill Games at Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) in Mandaue City, Cebu. The games will serve as a warm up for Tay Tung ahead of the upcoming 2020 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet. The …

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