Slain anti-drug cop ‘diligent, dedicated’

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The anti-drug operative who was slain last Sunday afternoon, August 29, was described as a diligent and dedicated cop by his colleagues and former police commanders. Police Staff Sgt. Joseph Nepomuceno was driving his motorcycle around 5:00 p.m. along Bacolod City’s Rosario Street when he was shot multiple times by …

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San Carlos City observes National Heroes Day

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

The city government of San Carlos in Negros Occidental commemorated the National Heroes Day yesterday morning at the city’s Rizal Square. Mayor Renato Y. Gustilo and Vice Mayor Christopher Paul S. Carmona along with Sangguniang Panlungsod members and local department heads including members of the San Carlos City Police Station, Bureau of Fire Protection-San Carlos, …

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Be always on the alert

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in OPINION

With the many and rapid developments going around, we should see to it that we are always on the alert, lest we can easily get lost, lulled with all sorts of nice things down the road to perdition. This is not to be a wet blanket, nor to be a paranoid. This is just common …

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A simpler land titling system

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in OPINION

The Duterte administration has enacted several decisive measures aimed at making government processes simpler, more efficient, and more responsive to the Filipino peoples’ needs. One was signed last July—Republic Act (RA) 11573, which simplified our land titling system by improving the confirmation process of so-called imperfect titles or those that do not convey full legal …

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Bacolodnon Joel Pimentel tops Lacson chess tourney

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Adrian Stewart Co Bacolodnon International Master Joel Pimentel took home the championship in the 1st Governor Eugenio Jose V. Lacson Chess Tournament held recently at the Provincial Capitol building. Pimentel, one of the veterans of Negros Kingsmen in Professional Chess Association of the Philippines, finished with 4.5 points to rule the Open category of …

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Negrense jins bag 3 golds in CPJ virtual event

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By Adrian Stewart Co Negros Taekwondo Union (NTU)-Tigers New Gen bagged five medals, including three golds, in the 2021 Smart/MVPSF Online National CPJ Speed Kicking and Poomsae Championship last Sunday. Arthur Diaz spearheaded the Negrense taekwondo jins as he ruled the male finweight speed kicking category, while Jerick Joseph Paiwas also finished with gold in …

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Drug personality shot dead in Himamaylan

Posted by watchmen
August 31, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga A drug personality was shot dead yesterday afternoon at Crossing Lubi in Barangay Talaban, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. Police identified the fatality as 43-year-old Marvin Flores Jansen, a resident of the city’s Barangay Mambagaton. Based on initial investigation by the Himamaylan City police, Jansen was heading towards the town of …

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Cadiz City to offer scholarship programs for teachers, gov’t employees

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August 31, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Cadiz City government, as part of its efforts to upgrade the knowledge and skills of its public school teachers and city government employees, is offering a scholarship program for them to earn a master’s degree. Mayor Salvador Escalante said that the scholarship program Project FREE is patterned after the …

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