7 nabbed for gambling

Seven persons were apprehended for allegedly engaging in illegal gambling in Purok Tulihaw, Barangay 16 in Bacolod City, at about 7:40 p.m. Saturday.

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Pinoys can blown anywhere

Of course there are other reports and issues in the news today. But I am sure that for basketball fans, it didn’t matter who won the speakership of the House of Representatives. But the Los Angeles Lakers again won the championship in the 2020 series of the NBA games. I am sure the team was further inspired by the thought of their former lead man, Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash together with his young daughter earlier this year. Wherever he is now, I am sure Kobe was smiling down at his team as they trounced the Miami Heat with the score of 106-93. I can imagine him clapping his hands and calling out “Well done, Boys!”

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Faith in vaccination

While the Philippine government strategy for fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has been to wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, significant work has to be done to undo the long-term damage wrought by the politically motivated campaign that targeted the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia that is seen as one of the main drivers of plummeting child immunization rates in the country.

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Rebel, ‘teen warrior’ surrender

A 54-year-old member of the New People’s Army and his teen-warrior son have abandoned the armed struggle and surrendered firearms to the 94th Infantry Battalion in Brgy. Buenavista, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, its spokesman, Capt. Oliver Usog, said yesterday.

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DOH official airs warning

Regional Director Marlyn Convocar of the Department of Health in Western Visayas warned the public yesterday against people misrepresenting her to illegally solicit funds.

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273 virus rules violators fined

The Bacolod Task Force Disiplina (TFD), headed by Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, has reprimanded 273 violators of basic health protocols such as observance of physical distancing and wearing of face mask, as of Monday.

The basis of a healthy self-esteem

Everyone should have a healthy self-esteem. If we don’t have it yet, then let’s develop it and help everyone else to have it. A healthy self-esteem is important since only then can we have a good understanding of things and work properly as well.