The Infodemic, COVID-19 Vaccine, and Zombies

Posted by watchmen
May 31, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Infodemic, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is the excessive amount of false information from unreliable sources that prevails during a disease outbreak. Every fragment of issue that makes up history has flak conspiracy theory and a piece of fake news hounding it in between. Sometimes the wisdom in fabricating such stories is laudable. …

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Man yields guns, ammos

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

A man was arrested for illegally possessing unlicensed firearms and ammunition inside his house in Barangay San Antonio, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo around 8:00 a.m. yesterday. Through the strength of a search warrant, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) operatives seized a .45 caliber pistol with 17 bullets and a 12-gauge shotgun with ammunition inside the …

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2 nabbed in La Castellana drug bust

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

Two residents of Moises Padilla town were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in La Castellana, Negros Occidental on Thursday, May 27. Police Captain Rohjn Darell Nigos, La Castellana Police Station officer-in-charge, identified the suspects as 28-year-old Ronel Miñosa of Sitio Banate, Barangay Macagahay and 33-year-old Schlitz Salido of Purok 3, Barangay Ginpanaan, all in Moises …

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Hinigaran’s No. 4 most wanted man falls

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

Authorities arrested a 20-year-old man tagged as the No. 4 most wanted person in Negros Occidental’s Hinigaran town. Geofred Jordan, a fisherman and a resident of Sitio Lugwayin, Barangay 3 in Himamaylan City, was arrested at around 4:00 p.m. at his hiding place in Sitio Lugwayin, said Himamaylan PNP officer-in-charge Lieutenant Colonel Norberto. Joint operatives …

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PRO-6 assures no ‘palakasan’ system in PNP recruitment

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

“Palakasan” system in hiring new police officers is not allowed in the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6), according to PRO-6 spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Joem Malong. Malong said they will not allow anybody to use their position in hiring new police officers, adding they will hire new cops based on their credentials and qualifications. The PRO-6 …

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Antibiotic over-prescription

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Inappropriate prescription and use of antibiotics have led to antibiotic resistance worldwide. Too much intake of antibiotics may lead disease-causing bacteria to evolve and resist the medication intended to fight infection. One in four antibiotic prescriptions that dentists make may not be necessary at all. One in 10 prescriptions for antibiotic in the United States …

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Donaire faces Oubaali for WBC world bantam belt this weekend

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire Jr. will aim for French boxer Nordine Oubaali’s World Boxing Council (WBC) world bantamweight belt when the two tangle this weekend at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. For the Filipino Flash, this will be another opportunity to become a world champion after bowing to …

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Intimacy with God first

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

We have to do everything to grow in our intimacy with God everyday. This should be a constant concern of ours. This is the most ideal condition that we can and should be in, and we just have to figure out how it can be achieved. Intimacy is the ideal condition in all our relationships. …

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Justin Chua glad to team up with Vic Manuel at Phoenix

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Justin Chua is glad to finally have veteran forward Vic Manuel on his side following the latter’s trade to the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters during the PBA offseason. The Bacolod City-native Chua admitted that, being the primary defender of Manuel before, he was having a hard time stopping “The Muscle …

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Milwaukee one win away from East semis

Posted by watchmen
May 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Milwaukee Bucks moved a win closer to the next round after a 113-84 victory over Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference first round playoffs on Thursday night (Friday in the Philippines) at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Khris Middleton led the way with 22 points, including …

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