NegOcc enhanced community quarantine order signed

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Enhanced quarantine begins Monday By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday signed an executive order placing the entire province under an enhanced community quarantine in response to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. The order takes effect Monday, March 30, and runs until April 14. Under the quarantine, …

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Medical sector seeks governor’s response to reports of discrimination

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2020
Posted in HEADLINE

Healthcare workers claim verbal  harassment by police officers Amid ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, Negros Occidental’s medical sector claimed they have been the subject of discrimination. Based on a letter from Riverside Medical Center corporate communications head Chuck Estrella to Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, medical workers have reported being denied rides by …

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Iloilo City begins operations at isolation facilities

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March 27, 2020
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Iloilo City focal person on Covid-19, Dr. Roland Jay Fortuna, said, as of Monday, Iloilo Central Elementary School in the city’s City Proper district has been operational as an isolation facility for patients under investigation and persons under monitoring for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. Mabini Elementary School, also in the City Proper district, was …

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Treñas refutes claims he underwent coronavirus testing

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March 27, 2020
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In response to a social media post reporting Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas had come into contact with an individual who tested positive for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, and was subsequently tested, the mayor denied the claims. “Hindi matuod nga nagpatest ako para sa COVID-19 kag hindi man matuod nga naka close contact …

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Always giving good example

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2020
Posted in OPINION

We need to realize that it is a duty of ours, as Christians, to always give good example to others. Not that we have to flaunt whatever good thing we have or do, for Christ clearly said also that we should not show off our good deed before men, to be seen by them, lest …

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All about Covid-19

Posted by watchmen
March 27, 2020
Posted in OPINION

All the news is focused on the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, and the reactions are varies among the public. Time is running out and it is not surprising to see some election officials acting swiftly. However, for some, there is a lot of talk and consultations before decisions are made and such “slow-poke” officials get …

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Former UST basketball coach dead at 80

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March 27, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Former University of Santo Tomas (UST) basketball coach Aric del Rosario, who steered the team to four consecutive UAAP championships in the 1990s, died yesterday afternoon from a cardiac arrest. He was 80 years old. He led UST to the championship from 1993 to 1996 with now-retired PBA player Dennis Espino …

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Erram: I’m at a team with a chance to win

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March 27, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co John Paul Erram called his transfer to TNT KaTropa an opportunity to win his first PBA championship. The center said he was sad to leave the NLEX Road Warriors but said of his move, “At least napunta pa rin ako sa team na may magandang chance na manalo ng championship (At …

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Manila schools scouting Talisay City volleyball player

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March 27, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

Bertolano: UP is ‘very persistent’ By Adrian Stewart Co Volleyball player Alyssa Bertolano revealed schools in Manila have been taking an interest in her following impressive showings for Bacolod Tay Tung High School. “It is flattering to hear that some schools in Manila are interested in me,” the Talisay City native said. “It makes me …

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Philippines to push for ‘pre-Christmas’ SEA Games

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March 27, 2020
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co With this year’s Summer Olympics postponed until 2021, Philippine Olympic Committee President Abraham Tolentino said he will plead for a delayed Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which are tentatively scheduled to take place in Vietnam from November 21 to December 2, 2021. He expressed hopes for a “pre-Christmas” event in order …

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