2GO utilizes its fleet for Covid-19 relief operations

Posted by watchmen
March 30, 2020
Posted in COMMUNITY

The logistics company has served over 100,000 vulnerable Filipinos in Metro Manila to deliver essential goods As the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) continues to affect the entire country, 2GO Group Inc., the country’s largest logistics and transportation provider, in partnership with City of Dreams, delivered 125,000 food packs to those in need. “2GO is in …

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Bacolod City’s enhanced community quarantine begins Monday

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Leonardia: The quarantine may be extended past April 14 By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has signed an executive order placing the city under an enhanced community quarantine effective Monday, March 30, and will run until April 14. In a press conference yesterday, the mayor said the enhanced quarantine seeks to …

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1,844 curfew violators arrested across the Western Visayas

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Over a third of apprehensions made in Bacolod City By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Approximately 1,844 curfew violators have been arrested over the course of six days as various local government units implement a curfew as part of the ongoing community quarantine due to the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. Based on data released by Police …

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More persons under monitoring in Negros Occidental

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The number of persons under monitoring for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, in Negros Occidental continues to increase. Based on the latest report from the Provincial Public Information Office, as of March 15, the number jumped from the 12,768 recorded in their previous report to 13,673. Negros Occidental Covid-19 Incident …

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Shooting at Murcia checkpoint leaves two dead, five wounded

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Two individuals, including a barangay kagawad, were killed, while five others, including four barangay tanods, were wounded following a recent shooting incident at a checkpoint in Murcia’s Barangay Minoyan. Authorities identified the fatalities as Kagawad Rex Dalmacio; along with Junel Cardinal, a resident of the municipality’s Barangay Canlandog who is …

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Wrong timing

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in OPINION

“If we can provide even a few months of early warning for just one pandemic, the benefits will outweigh all the time and energy we’re devoting. Imagine preventing health crises, not just responding to them.” -Nathan Wolfe After two weeks of isolation-I followed the “stay-at-home” guidelines ordered by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo-I visited a …

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Deeds and not simply words

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in OPINION

Yes, we should not just be good in words. We have to convert our words and intentions to concrete deeds. Otherwise, there hardly would be any effect! In so many words, Christ said it. “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the …

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Azkals developmental team joins PFL

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co The developmental team for the Philippine men’s national football team, the Azkals, announced they will be competing in the upcoming Philippines Football League (PFL), which is tentatively scheduled to kick off on April 18. “This is one of the answers to the clamor to improve our players before they get into …

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Filipino-Chinese athletics competition postponed

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

Bacolod Tay Tung High School will be unable to defend their championship this year after the Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation Track and Field Invitational Cup was postponed due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. In a statement, the federation said the event will be suspended until further notice. Last year, Tay Tung …

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Bacolodnon gymnast eyes national team spot

Posted by watchmen
March 28, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

While Bacolodnon gymnast Kiana Marie Alagaban expressed disappointment with the cancellation of this year’s Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet, the Bacolod Tay Tung High School standout said she is looking to join the national team training pool. “I still do not know if I will still play in provincial meet next year,” she …

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