Deception always boomerangs

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024

  By Fr. Roy Cimagala We have to be duly warned about this fact of life. When we deceive others, we may succeed to a certain extent to attain the purpose of such deception. But never forget that deception will always come back will inflict a greater damage on the deceiver. A quote from St. Augustine’s …

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Ferrer has no comment on PDP’s plan to endorse Palanca

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By JEN BAYLON Negros Occidental Vice Governor and United Negros Alliance (UNegA) president Jeffrey Ferrer has no comment on the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino’s (PDP) plan to endorse former Victorias City Mayor Wantan Palanca as their candidate for governor in the 2025 midterm elections. Ferrer said he will not comment on the matter because he …

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City gov’t employee could face raps for ‘falsifying’ receipt

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  A government employee assigned to the Bacolod City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) could face administrative charges for allegedly falsifying an official receipt. City Legal Office (CLO) head Romeo Carlos Ting, Jr. said a show-cause order will be issued against the employee, who was already removed from the CTO, pending an investigation into the incident. Jose Antonio Robello, …

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2 NPA remnants arrested, firearms seized in northern Negros 

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  A joint military and police team arrested two suspected remnants of the dismantled Northern Negros Front (NFF) of the New People’s Army (NPA) in a remote area of Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental yesterday morning. They were found illegally possessing several firearms, according to a report of the Philippine Army’s 79th Infantry Battalion (IB), …

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PNP-6 nets 1.5-K wanted persons in Q1

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  The intensified efforts of various police units under the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) have resulted in the apprehension of 1,501 wanted persons in the first quarter of this year. The figure, however, was a bit lower compared to the same period last year at 1,857, said PRO-6 spokesperson Lt. Colonel Arnel Solis. “The …

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Negros Oriental not imposing ban on hogs from Bohol

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in News

  The provincial government of Negros Oriental is not imposing a ban on live hogs and pork by-products coming from Bohol, according to an official on Wednesday, April 24. Jaymar Vilos, designated information officer of the Provincial Veterinary Office, told the Philippine News Agency that they are still awaiting an official declaration from the Bureau …

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Local disaster council in Negros Oriental backs state of calamity due to El Niño

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in News

  The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) in Negros Oriental has approved a resolution recommending the province to be placed under a state of calamity. The council recommended declaring a state of calamity, based on the damage to agriculture or crops and livestock due to the drought caused by the prevailing El …

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Terrafirma edges NorthPort in PBA

Posted by watchmen
April 26, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO Stephen Holt connected a go-ahead basket as the Terrafirma Dyip pulled off a 110-108 victory over the NorthPort Batang Pier in the 2024 PBA Philippine Cup at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Malate, Manila on Wednesday night, April 24. With the score tied at 108-all behind four free throws by …

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