UST recruits Lina

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The University of Santo Tomas (UST) will be recruiting homegrown player John Bismarck Lina. Watchmen Daily Journal learned from a reliable source that the UST high school student will formalize his commitment in the coming days. In his final year in high school, he averaged 19.3 points, 12.4 rebounds, and 2.6 …

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Today’s youth challenge

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in OPINION

The Synod of Bishops on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment that ended in October 2018 had a final report already been submitted to Pope Francis. We will just wait for what the Holy Father will make out of it. For sure, many interesting things will be said. The final report tackled a great variety …

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Former radio personality loves Kobe more than Pacquiao

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“If I panic, everyone else panics.” -Kobe Bryant Back in March 2008, I “abducted” my kumpare Lynon Cortez from his downtown LA home and brought him to Hollywood. “Maano ta di pare man (What shall we do here, buddy)?” the former Iloilo City radio personality asked. I asked him to wait inside Nat’s Thai Food, …

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Tunay na lunas sa COVID 19

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in OPINION

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “… Huwag kayong padadaya. Hindi maaaring hamakin ang Diyos…” (Galacia 6:7, Bibliya).   *** HONDA MOTORS: WALANG FOREVER KAHIT KANINO: Ang pagtigil ng operasyon ng Honda Motors Philippines sa ating bansa ay isa na namang pagpapatunay na walang “forever” sa buhay ng mga tao. Gaya ng mensahe ng isang original Pilipino music, …

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Do the traffic authorities really know what to do?

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“Does the traffic office really know their job?” asked a golfer who was having coffee with a group. Additionally, an insurance salesman wondered, “Do traffic authorities really know what to do?” The golfer reminded those gathered that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, or MMDA, visited Bacolod City to help find methods of resolving traffic problems. …

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Two dead after Binalbagan road mishap

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Two individuals died after the motorcycle they were riding struck a dump truck Wednesday morning along a national road in Binalbagan’s Barangay Paglaum. Authorities identified the fatalities as 38-year-old Eddie Hornanero and 36-year-old Pacio Jimenez of Himamaylan City’s Barangay Libacao. According to police, the two were aboard a motorcycle when they struck a dump truck …

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Bus conductor shot in Antique

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

A bus conductor was shot Wednesday morning in Culasi’s Barangay Centro Sur. Authorities identified the victim as 24-year-old Elboy Zamora of Hinoba-an, Negros Occidental According to police reports, the bus conductor was sitting inside the Ceres Bus terminal when he was shot by an unknown assailant. He was struck on his left side of his …

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Korean nationals leave Iloilo City after event cancelation

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Travelers from South Korea to be monitored A group of Korean nationals recently left Iloilo City after an event they were expected to attend was canceled by the city government due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. According to Dr. Roland Jay Fortuna, the city government’s focal person on Covid-19, the City Health …

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Siblings arrested in Kabankalan City bust

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

Approximately P192,000 worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from a pair of siblings earlier this week in Kabankalan City. Authorities named the arrested suspects as 57-year-old female identified as ‘Virgie’ and her brother, 23-year-old Kenrick Borres Jareño, both residents of Jesusa M. Zayco Street in the city’s Barangay 1. Elements of the Kabankalan City Police …

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Fire razes boarding house in the Molo district

Posted by watchmen
February 28, 2020
Posted in TOP STORIES

A fire razed a boarding house yesterday morning in Barangay Infante, located in Iloilo City’s Molo district. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire was reported just after 11:00 a.m. The fire was first spotted on the second floor but it quickly spread to other parts of the establishment. Nobody was inside …

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