Negros Press Club to hold elections tomorrow

Posted by watchmen
January 19, 2018
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  The Negros Press Club is scheduled to hold officer elections during their annual general assembly tomorrow, January 20, at 1:00 p.m. During the event, Press Club President Renato ‘Aksyon Boy’ Duran is expected to review the club’s accomplishments, which include the conduct of seminars, sporting events, and outreach activity. The group is expected to hold …

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Lights of Bago Photo Contest

Posted by watchmen
January 19, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

Winners named in two categories   The Bago City government recently awarded the winners of the Lights of Bago Photo Contest after receiving 53 entries for the competition. Toni Rose Burgos was awarded in the conventional category; while winners in the mobile photography category included Jannine Virgo, Ken Andrie Cezar, Jenine Arnido, Chelen Villanueva, and …

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Mayor’s Cup Age-Group Swimfest

Posted by watchmen
January 19, 2018
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Cadiz Whales Swimming Club seeking young swimmers for event By Jerome S. Galunan, Jr.   The Cadiz Whales Swimming Club is hosting the 4th Mayor’s Cup Age-Group Swimfest next weekend, January 27, at the Laura Beach Resort in Cadiz City, where young swimmers are sought to take part in several age-group categories. The competition will be …

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PIA urges responsible social media use

Posted by watchmen
January 18, 2018
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Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director General Harold Clavite recently called on the public to be responsible when using social media, saying the platform has the power to promote or destroy society. “Responsible sharing of information is not just an advocacy, it is a must in a society where people tend to put too much trust …

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Groundbreaking for Habitat for Humanity project in Silay City today

Posted by watchmen
January 18, 2018
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The groundbreaking for the Habitat for Humanity Philippines Foundation, Inc. disaster-resilient housing project at the Bon Bon Phase 3 resettlement site in Barangay E. Lopez in Silay City will take place today, January 18, at 2:00 p.m. Expected to attend the event are Habitat for Humanity-Asia Pacific Vice President Rick Hathaway, Managing Director Michael Meaney, Project …

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Iloilo CSWDO provides assistance to victims of Jaro district fire

Posted by watchmen
January 18, 2018
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  The Iloilo City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) recently provided assistance to the 14 victims of a fire that struck Zone 1, Barangay Cubay, located in the Jaro district of Iloilo City. Victims whose homes were totally destroyed received P5,000, while those experiencing partial damage were provided with P2,500. In addition, the CSWDO …

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23 couples married in mass wedding at SM City Bacolod

Posted by watchmen
January 18, 2018
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Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia officiated the wedding of 23 couples earlier this week at SM City Bacolod, as part of the Wedding and Event Planners Organization of Negros, Inc. (WEPON) annual bridal fair, which ends today, January 18. 57-year-old Humberto Ticar and 59-year-old Rosalinda De la Cruz were the oldest couple. The mass wedding was …

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Dinagyang Festival 2018

Posted by watchmen
January 13, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

DOT-6 sponsoring three awards for Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2018 The Department of Tourism-Region VI (DOT-6) will be sponsoring three awards for the Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2018 pageant, including Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Ecotourism, Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Farm Tourism, and Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Faith-based Tourism. The winners will each receive P10,000, a certificate, a bouquet of flowers, …

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Six cruise ship visits expected in Boracay throughout January

Posted by watchmen
January 13, 2018
Posted in COMMUNITY

The Department of Tourism-Region VI (DOT-6) recently revealed resort destination Boracay, located in Malay, Aklan, is expected to receive six cruise ship visits throughout January, with the MS Star Legend making its maiden call, or first visit to the port, on Monday, January 15. Meanwhile, the MS Chinese Taishan is expected to visit on January 17, …

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