He appealed to the local business leaders for understanding, saying the current curfew ordinance could be amended only when the city is placed under the “new normal” status. Baribar, the author of the city’s current curfew ordinance, deemed it prudent to maintain the current 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew hours. “Relaxing the curfew would not be possible at the moment,” he stressed. BACOLOD City – Relaxing curfew hours enforced to stem the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 would be a move in the wrong direction, according to Councilor Archie Baribar, citing spike of infections in the city. The current curfew in the city should even be tightened further to reduce the possibility of local transmissions, Baribar pointed out. He opposed the proposal submitted by the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) to shorten curfew hours in the city. Under the MBCCI’s proposal they are seeking to move the curfew hours to 12 a.m. to 4 a.m./PN BY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGA Hoping the city government would listen to their proposal, Carbon said letting some of business establishments to operate in the evening hours would increase sales and at the same time bring in additional income for the city government itself. In a follow-up interview, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran said the Sangguniang Panlungsod will review the proposal submitted to them by Carbon, and they will discuss the matter with Mayor Evelio Leonardia. Last week, MBCCI chief executive officer Frank Carbon, said they drafted a letter to Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran urging the city government to relax the current 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew “for some establishments to operate during the late evening hours.”
“We want to bind the best of both worlds to bring the public a new entertainment model that they love since the first day.” The competition will be played using KONAMI’s PES series. Hideki Hayakawa, CEO of Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd, noted: ‘eFootball.Pro’s unique position in eSports, combined with its strong football leadership, will allow us to deliver a fresh way for customers to enjoy our products. We are thrilled to collaborate with eFootball.Pro’.The press release concludes by stating that in alliance with the ‘global vision of the project’, the Chinese company Desports will also be involved and play an important role in the expansion of the competition throughout China. Esports Insider says: This is an odd but interesting one as we’ve precious little information to go on beyond the fact that eFootball.Pro and KONAMI have partnered up and will be launching a global esports competition. The release ends by stating more information will be unveiled soon, so we’ll keep tabs on this one and give more information as soon as it drops. Esports company eFootball.Pro and the developer behind the Pro Evolution franchise, KONAMI, have reached an agreement to create an esports competition. The press release stated that ‘the league will be international and broadcasted all around the world’. Gerard Piqué, eFootball.Pro President and FC Barcelona player, said of the announcement: “The goal is to drive all that makes traditional football the king of sports, towards electronic football, towards eSports’. The company (eFootball.Pro) was briefly in the esports spotlight some months back after news broke of its formation and the fact that it has Spanish international and Barca player Gerard Piqué as its President. The company was seeking professionals with a knowledge of both esports and football across a variety of roles in March, from business development to content creation, though this is the only news we’ve heard since that time.