Negros Occidental, Bacolod City integrate coronavirus measures

Posted by watchmen
March 19, 2020
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Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson and Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia met last Tuesday at the Provincial Capitol to integrate their respective measures against the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. The two sought to coordinate executive orders and other policies pertaining to the virus. The pair worked on fast-tracking the delivery of food and medical …

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Lacson: Delivery of goods must not be hampered

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March 19, 2020
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Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson called on local mayors to ensure the delivery of goods is unhampered due to quarantine measures implemented due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. A memorandum issued yesterday noted: “In order to ensure the well-being of all Negrenses and [a] steady supply of basic needs and …

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Bacolod City quarantine rules, regulations released

Posted by watchmen
March 18, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday issued an executive order releasing the implementing rules and regulations on enforcing the city’s general community quarantine. Based on the copy of the order forwarded by the city government, movement within the city will be limited to accessing basic necessities and work only, medical …

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Ceres halts inter-provincial routes

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March 18, 2020
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In response to an appeal by Negros Occidental provincial administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, calling on corporations to cooperate with ongoing measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, of Covid-19, Vallacar Transit Inc., operator of the Ceres bus liner, released a statement announcing the company would no longer service inter-provincial routes including trips to …

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15 intercepted in Cauayan for violating border controls

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March 18, 2020
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At least 15 individuals from Antique were intercepted yesterday morning in Cauayan after allegedly violating border controls imposed by the Negros Occidental provincial government. Philippine Coast Guard-Negros Occidental (PCG-Negros Occidental) chief, Lt. Commander Jansen Benjamin, said personnel from the PCG sub-station in Cauayan made the apprehensions while conducting shore patrols. Based on a list issued …

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Returning Negros Occidental residents allowed entry

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March 18, 2020
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After Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson ordered the closure of the province’s borders, ports, and airports until April 14 due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, of Covid-19, provincial administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, said the provincial government will allow entry to residents of the province returning home from other places as long as …

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Austria, Cone battle for ‘Coach of the Year’

Posted by watchmen
March 18, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The San Miguel Beermen’s Leo Austria and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s Tim Cone are the favorites for the 2019 Virgilio ‘Baby’ Dalupan Coach of the Year Award, which was supposed to be given out during the PBA Press Corps Annual Awards Night but the event, originally scheduled to take place last Monday, was postponed due …

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Ilonggo player joins Mendiola

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March 18, 2020
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Ilonggo footballer John Celiz recently joined Mendiola FC in the upcoming 2020 Philippines Football League, which is tentatively scheduled to kick off on April 18. The Barotac Nuevo native joins Tonaldo Appiah, John Macapal, JRV Malayo, Dave Deloso, and Sean Epili among the club’s new recruits. “We have strengthened our lineup with a fine mix …

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Iloilo City tchoukball tournament postponed

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March 18, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

The 2020 National Tchoukball Championships, which were scheduled to take place at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City from April 21 to 24, have been postponed due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, of Covid-19. “The safety and well-being of all participants is our number one priority,” explained Tchoukball Association of the …

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