Daily Archive

June 14, 2017

The 3rd Fil-Sino Athletic Club Basketball Tournament 2017 will be open on June 19 at the Bacolod Tay Tung High School Gym.

This year’s tournament is entitled as “Fil-Sino Athletic Club Petron Cup 2017” with Petron Corporation Lube Trade and Petron Lube Distributor-Peter John Lester U. Lopingco, President of Negros Tires-R-Us Enterprises Incorporated as major sponsors.

The tournament is composed of 151 drafted members that will make up ten teams that will be divided into two.

June 14, 2017

What’s Going On?
By MR. MARLON C. MARANON
President, Angat Pilipinas, Inc.

Allow me to greet our dear readers, Happy 119th Philippine Independence Day. Our motherland deserves its international historical citation as the First Republic in Asia.

Our history as a nation, has been well regarded by the world.

Aside from our ancestral heroes who spearheaded revolutions in Asia in 1896 and 1898, we still continue to teach the world of our high regard to democracy and independence in 1986 and 2001.

June 14, 2017

A former commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commissioner (PSC) denied using public funds for his personal use as alleged by a malversation charge filed against him by the Ombudsman.

Eric Loretizo, currently an executive assistant of Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., in a text message to The Manila Times said that “he has yet to receive the said documents. But let me state not a single cent was malversed.”

June 14, 2017

A drug suspect was arrested in drug bust and confiscated suspected shabu and firearm at Barangay 1-B in Manapla town, Negros Occidental around 3:10 a.m. Tuesday, June 13.

Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Manapla PNP chief identified the suspect as Zaldy Soriaga Yee, 33, married, resident of Montinola Street, Barangay 3, Victorias City.

Confiscated from him are three pieces big elongated heat sealed suspected shabu, including the buy bust item in exchange of P500 marked money which they also recovered, and three live bullets of .38 caliber firearm.*(CMG)

 

June 14, 2017

Police operatives arrested two drug suspects in separate buy bust operations in Bacolod City Monday, June 12.

Joint elements of Regional Special Operation Task Group and Regional Drug Enforcement Unit led by Inspector Joey Mara and Police Station 7 led by Chief Inspector Charles Gever arrested Jayrell Monforte Bayotas, “Alias Tagoy”, 29, single, resident of Barangay 14 in the City at Abada Escay, Barangay Vista Alegre, Bacolod City around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

June 14, 2017

Two persons, including a woman were found dead after committing suicide in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City and in Amlan town in Negros Oriental Monday (June 12) and Sunday (June 11) respectively.

Police Station 7 identified the victim as Ricon Mahinay Tabuada, 41, of Block 1, Lot 12, RGG Homeowners Association in Purok Guanzon, Barangay Mansilingan.

He was found by his sister Macy Ann Mahinay Tabuada, 26, single, hanging inside his room using a rope around 11:15 a.m. on Monday.

June 14, 2017

A fugitive who refused to surrender to Escalante City PNP was instead shot dead when he shot it out with police authorities around 6:30 p.m. Monday at Sitio Kawayan, Barangay Hda. Fe, Escalante City.

Police Chief Inspector Rollie Pondevilla, OIC police chief of Escalante City identified the victim as Jimboy Tillo Bucaling, resident of the place.

He sustained gunshot wound on his lower buttock.

June 14, 2017

Police operatives of San Carlos City PNP confiscated P1.6-M worth of suspected shabu from a suspect they arrested around 2:30 p.m. Monday along the National Highway of Barangay Palampas, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.

Superintendent Arturo Fullero, San Carlos City PNP police chief identified the suspect as Corsiden Pangkatan Abie, “Alias Jamil”, 43, resident of Gustilo Street, Barangay 5 in the city.

He was arrested after selling one heat sealed suspected shabu to a poseur-buyer in the amount of P1, 200.

June 14, 2017

Now it can be confirmed that there are evacuees from besieged Marawi City who has arrived in Bacolod City.

The confirmation comes from local government Undersecretary Jesus Hinlo who met Muslim leaders led by Ontao Sacar Monday with city administrator John Orola.

Hinlo, however, did not say how many individuals are in the city to flee the violence in their war-torn city.