The SM Store launches Share Your Extras for the benefit of ‘Odette’-hit communities

Posted by watchmen
January 31, 2022
Posted in Lifestyle

Let’s make the start of the year more meaningful by donating new or gently used clothes via The SM Store and SM Foundation’s Share Your Extras. Donations pooled this year will be for the benefit of communities impacted by Typhoon “Odette.” Shoppers can drop off their pre-loved clothes or purchase new ones for donation at …

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InLife, Insular Foundation extend assistance to Typhoon ‘Odette’-affected communities

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in BUSINESS

To help Filipinos affected by super typhoon “Odette,” Insular Life (InLife) and its corporate social arm Insular Foundation carried out disaster response initiatives. InLife and Insular Foundation raised P2 million to help families in typhoon-affected communities in Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao, particularly in Cebu, Bohol, Dumaguete, and Surigao del Norte. Additionally, the Insular Foundation provided …

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63 TLJPH medical staff contract COVID-19

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The number of medical staff who have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital (TLJPH) in Silay City, Negros Occidental has now reached 63. Based on data released by the provincial government of Negros Occidental as of January 25, 38 of the 63 …

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NEGOCC PDMPD REMINDS PUBLIC: ‘Stay away from Kanlaon danger zone’

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Provincial Disaster Management Program Division (PDMPD) has advised the public not to enter the four-kilometer permanent danger zone around Kanlaon volcano. PDMPD head, Dr. Zeaphard Caelian, said the residents near Kanlaon volcano must remain on alert because of abnormal activities and volcanic quakes monitored by the Philippine Institute of …

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Another Epiphany

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in OPINION

The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, which falls on Feb. 2, can be considered as another epiphany, another manifestation of Christ as our savior. This time, the manifestation is done not to the three magi anymore, but to two characters, Simeon and Anna. The feast is a good reminder to all of us, …

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2022 is Year of Reconciliation

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in OPINION

From a family governance perspective, any reconciliation process between acrimonious family members should be initiated and supported by the family. Instead of ignoring the deep-seated and inflamed relationship, family members should pursue reconciliation with the able assistance of a third-party family business advisor under the auspices of a family-initiated council. Reflecting on my article last …

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Lacson to hold virtual meeting with Leonardia tomorrow

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson confirmed yesterday morning that he will hold a virtual meeting with Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia tomorrow. This comes after Leonardia called for an audience with Lacson in order to harmonize travel protocols amid the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the …

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NegOcc guv to return to capitol on Monday

Posted by watchmen
January 27, 2022
Posted in TOP STORIES

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga  Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson is now recovering well from COVID-19 and is expected to return to his office at the Provincial Capitol Building on Monday, January 31. In a phone patch interview with members of the Negros Occidental media yesterday morning, Lacson said he is expected to undergo …

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‘PCG-NegOcc already aware of P20.4-M shabu shipment’

Posted by watchmen
January 26, 2022
Posted in HEADLINE

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Negros Occidental yesterday said they were already aware that a P20.4-million shabu shipment was bound for Bacolod City on Monday, January 24. PCG-Negros Occidental station commander and deputy commander for Coast Guard District Western Visayas, Captain Ludovico Librilla, said the illegal drugs were already …

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