Bacolod-Iloilo fast craft trips increase

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The number of fast craft trips plying the Bacolod-Iloilo route has increased as travel demand also increases after travel restrictions are now slowly being lifted nationwide. In a radio interview over the weekend, Frank Carbon, operator of Weesam Express, announced that starting Thursday, December 2, they will have two round …

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3-day nat’l vaxx drive starts today

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The city government of Bacolod and the provincial government of Negros Occidental are “all systems go” as the three-day national COVID-19 vaccination drive dubbed as “Bayanihan Bakunahan” begins today. In Negros Occidental, Provincial Incident Management Team (PIMT) and Provincial Disaster Management Program Division (PDMPD) head, Dr. Zeaphard Caelian, said everything …

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San Carlos City acquires new rescue and patrol boat

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

The San Carlos City government in Negros Occidental, through the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), recently purchased a speed boat for rescue and fast patrol. City DRRM Officer Joe Recalex C. Alingasa Jr. said the P11.5-million rescue and patrol boat will be co-managed by the CDRRMO, City Environment Management Office-Coastal Resources Management …

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Dentists now give anti-COVID shots

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

Surely, doctors who expertly injects in the most sensitive part of the mouth are qualified to give the jabs in the arm. Which is why dentists in some countries are now injecting their patients with anti-COVID vaccines. In the United States and the United Kingdom, dentists are allowed to help in anti-COVID vaccinations – along …

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Sore loser, sure loser

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in OPINION

We cannot deny that in life we cannot avoid experiencing some defeats and losses, some setbacks, failures, disasters and crises. And all these possible scenarios can occur in spite of our best intentions and efforts. Our reaction to all these should be, as much as possible, gracious, not bitter, sad or sullen. Like Christ who …

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Iloilo Kisela Knights finish runner up in PCAP

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By ADRIAN STEWART CO Iloilo Kisela Knights settled for a runner up finish in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) San Miguel Corporation-Ayala Land Cup after bowing to San Juan Predators in the finals last Saturday, November 27. The Iloilo City-based woodpushers were caught flatfooted in the opening leg of the two-leg finale …

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MRT-Negros aims to make impact in PNVF Champions League

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

By ADRIAN STEWART CO MRT-Negros aims to show that provincial teams will not be pushovers in the PNVF Champions League men’s division that will open today at the Aquamarine Recreational Center in Lipa, Batangas. According to MRT-Negros team manager Andre Ea, the Negros Occidental-based squad is determined to show that they can go toe-to-toe with …

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Talisay, San Enrique players top Negros Open Chess Tournament

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in SPORTS

Chess players from Talisay City and San Enrique were champions of this year’s Negros Open Chess Tournament or the 2nd Governor’s Cup Chess Tournament (12-14 years old and 15-17 years old categories). Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson led the awarding of winners of Friday’s tournament held at the Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City, organized by …

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6 travelers from Mindanao intercepted in Kabankalan

Posted by watchmen
November 29, 2021
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Six travelers originating from Mindanao were intercepted in one of the province’s main entry points in Kabankalan City after it was found out that they do not have any travel documents. Negros Occidental’s provincial administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, said the six were onboard a Ceres bus bound for Bacolod City …

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