OVY, LRY, GYD control the Yanson bus business

Posted by watchmen
January 25, 2021
Posted in BUSINESS

Leo Rey Yanson, Olivia V. Yanson and Ginnette Yanson-Dumancas are now in full control of the Bacolod City-based Yanson Group of Bus Companies (YGBC) which is considered to have the largest transport fleet in the country.  The group set sights on navigating the bus business amid the challenges of the pandemic after Leo Rey was …

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DENR not keen on quarry ban in NegOcc

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in HEADLINE

Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office director, Police Colonel Romy Palgue, together with the chiefs of police of the towns and cities of the province, paid a traditional New Year’s call on Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson at the provincial capitol yesterday. The governor expressed his trust and confidence to the province’s police, saying the sound coordination …

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2 teens die in motorcycle-truck collision

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in HEADLINE

Two minors died when their motorcycle rammed a truck at KM 32, Hacienda Loreto, Barangay 13 in Victorias City, Negros Occidental on Wednesday. The victims, aging 14 and 15 years old, whose names were withheld by the police, succumbed to head injuries, according to Police Col. Eduardo Corpuz, chief of the Victorias City Police Station. …

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Dinagyang murals showcase districts’ bests

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

The first ever JCI Iloilo Dinagyang Mural Painting Competition, Pinta sa Kapiestahan, unveiled the masterpieces of seven groups of Ilonggo artists. The artworks showcased the bests of the city’s Arevalo, City Proper, Jaro, La Paz, Lapuz, Mandurriao and Molo districts which the teams represent. These groups are the following: Team Palladium or Arevalo Team Padayon …

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7 robbery suspects arrested in Isabela

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

Isabela police arrested seven robbery suspects on Wednesday at Hacienda Bacan, located in the city’s Barangay Guintubhan. Isabela Police Station acting police chief, Police Captain Joseph Partidas, identified the first four suspects who were arrested around 1:45 p.m. as Joven Montero, 46; Renato Garay, 63; Bernie Sorallo, 36; and Antonio Amar, Jr., 42. At 8:30 …

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Never compromise charity

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in OPINION

There is no need to be adamant in our views and opinions, because no matter how strongly we feel about our thinking, we do not have the exclusive possession of what is right and wrong, what is fair and unfair. Even those who we are sure to be wrong in their views, have some valid …

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Iloilo City targets over 46K kids for MR-OPV immunization

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

Over 46,000 children in Iloilo City are target to be vaccinated against measles, rubella and polio this February. This is part of the Department of Health’s (DOH) measles, rubella, and oral polio vaccine supplemental immunization activity (MR OPV SIA) in Western Visayas. Dr. Maria Jennifer Tuvilla Anceno, national immunization program manager of the City Health …

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‘My God is mightier than COVID’

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Jay suffered from bullying because of the way he walks, moves and talks. He became self-conscious and initially indulged in self-pity. He imagined people staring at him while he awkwardly walked in streets and hallways and while he rode jeepneys. But Jay overcame these challenges. Quitting medical school, he started to work in the city …

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Sexton heats up in 2OT, Cavs stun Nets

Posted by watchmen
January 22, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Collin Sexton heated up in second overtime as Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off a 147-135 stunner over Brooklyn Nets in the 2020-2021 NBA Season on Wednesday night (Thursday in the Philippines) at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. After sending the match to second extension with his game-tying triple, Sexton unloaded …

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