Meralco zaps Magnolia for 2nd straight PBA win

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO The Meralco Bolts cruised to their second straight win in the PBA Philippine Cup with a 74-51 rout of the Magnolia Chicken Timplados Hotshots at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City on Sunday, April 28. Raymond Almazan led the way with a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds, while …

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Negrense Rubin shines as UST captures PNVF U-18 crown

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Junior Golden Tigresses ruled the PNVF U-18 Girls Championships after a 25-17, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23 beating of the Nazareth School of National University Lady Bullpups at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, April 28. Kimberly Chelmei Ibanez Rubin spearheaded the offense with 24 points, …

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Myles Turner, Pacers earn 3-1 series lead over Bucks

Posted by watchmen
April 30, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  Myles Turner scored 29 points and Tyrese Haliburton added 24 to fuel the Indiana Pacers to a 126-113 victory over the undermanned Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference first-round series in Indianapolis yesterday (Philippine time). Turner sank seven three-pointers for the sixth-seeded Pacers, who shot 51.2 percent from beyond the arc …

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Jealousy or suicide? PRO-6 orders thorough probe into Sagay cop’s death

Posted by watchmen
April 29, 2024
Posted in HEADLINE

By JEN BAYLON Police Regional Office in Western Visayas (PRO-6) director, Brigadier General Jack Wanky ordered a thorough investigation into the death of a police officer who was allegedly shot by his seven-year-old son in Negros Occidental’s Sagay City. Police Staff Sergeant Lernie Alacha, assigned to the Sagay City Police Station, was allegedly killed by his …

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When Duterte weaponized the law

Posted by watchmen
April 29, 2024

  By Ade Farjardo Last week, the Supreme Court announced its junking of Proclamation No. 572 issued by former President Rodrigo Duterte in 2018. The proclamation was declared illegal because it revokes the amnesty granted in favor of Antonio Trillanes, then a sitting senator, in violation of his basic rights under the Constitution, i.e., the right against ex …

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Prudence while doing a lot of good

Posted by watchmen
April 29, 2024

  he unBy Fr. Roy Cimagala Some people brought a blind man to Christ, obviously so he could be cured of his blindness. (cfr. Mark 8:22-26) What Christ did was to bring the man to a certain place, and instead of curing him immediately, made him recover his sight after some steps. “Putting spittle on his …

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NPA admits killing ‘Army intel’

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April 29, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By JEN BAYLON The Leonardo Panaligan Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) said it was behind the killing of a resident, who they claimed as a military intelligence asset, in Negros Occidental’s Moises Padilla town last week. Tongkai Golez, 37 years old, was killed while his nine-year-old daughter was injured after they were shot …

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Fisheries Board approves ban on fine-meshed nets in Visayas

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April 29, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  The Fisheries Management Area (FMA) 11 Management Board unanimously adopted a move to eliminate all fishing gear that utilizes fine-meshed nets in the areas it covers. During its recent board meeting led by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office, the strategy was identified after a series of workshops conducted since …

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DSWD allocates P93.9-M aid to drought-hit families in W. Visayas 

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April 29, 2024
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  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has allocated P93.906 million in cash aid to hundreds of drought-hit families in three provinces of Western Visayas (Region 6), including Iloilo, Antique and Negros Occidental. The assistance is being implemented under Project Local Adaptation to Water Access (LAWA) and Breaking Insufficiency through Nutritious Harvest for …

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