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June 20, 2017

World in the Threat of Terror:  The Bible Actively Warning the Modern World  2 Timothy 3:1-5New International Version (NIV)

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

3 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud,abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God- 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.

I am not a pastor, nor a religious preacher. But as a columnist who wishes to stress the value of history and current events relating it to the daily life of my readers, I am determined to stress certain points, that will motivate my countrymen , to the extent that ,this writing will be regarded as part of your regular Monday life. I

June 20, 2017

About 125 youth (aged between 12 and 18 years old) from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) participated in a successful event titled ‘LDS Youth Music Workshop 2017’ held recently at the Bacolod Stake Center in Galo Street, Bacolod City.


‘LDS Youth Music Workshop 2017’ participants

June 20, 2017

The search is on for the next provincial police director of Negros Occidental.

Police Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office-18 (PRO-18) confirmed that they had already submitted three names to Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. as candidates to choose from.

Vargas identified them as Senior Superintendents Rodolfo Castil, Moises Villaceran, and Romeo Mangwag.

Castil is currently serving as NOPPO acting director, while Villaceran and Mangwag are assigned under PRO-18.

June 20, 2017

A farmer was killed by unidentified suspect in the mountainous area of Sitio Amparo in Barangay Mabini, Escalante City, Negros Occidental at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, June 18.

Police Chief Inspector Rollie Pondevilla, Escalante City PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Rolando Ohoylan Mahilum, 53, resident of the place.

He sustained gunshot wounds on his head and died on the spot.

Police investigation disclosed that the victim was on his way to his farm when ambushed by the suspect.

June 20, 2017

A 17-year-old resident of San Carlos City in Negros Occidental was killed and his backrider injured when they hit an electrical post in the national highway in Barangay Polo, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental around 12:05 p.m. Sunday, June 18.

The victim, who died on-the-spot, was identified as Carlo Pahay Dadol, 17. He sustained head and body injuries.

His backrider was identified as Jessie Pahay Bautista, 21, single, also of San Carlos City. He was rushed to Urgent Care Clinic in Tanjay City for medical treatment.

June 20, 2017

The Negros Occidental Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) is spearheading the 25th Provincial Environment Week celebration with the theme, “25 Years of Connecting People to Nature”.


PEMO Head, Atty. Wilfred Ramon Peñalosa, delivers his message at the opening program of the 25th Provincial Environment Week.*(PEMO photo)

June 20, 2017

Nine drug suspects were arrested in separate buy bust operations in EB Magalona, Silay City and Bacolod City in Negros Occidental, Sunday, June 18.

In EB Magalona, Senior Inspector Bonifacio Aral, Jr., the town police chief conducted the operation at Purok Pakinhason, Barangay Tomongtong around 8:35 p.m..

The suspect was identified as Roland Entrina Sacsi, 34, married, resident of Barangay 1 Poblacion in the town.

June 20, 2017

Former Sugar Regulatory Administrator and lawyer, Arsenio "Buc-an" Yulo, Jr. passed away Sunday afternoon after weeks of confinement in a hospital in Bacolod. He was 90.

Mayor Nicholas M. Yulo said that their father peacefully passed away at 3:07 p.m. June 18, 2017 of congestive heart failure secondary to coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease at Riverside Medical Center, Bacolod City.

The Mayor is thanking each and everyone on behalf of his family for all the prayers and their continued love and support.

June 20, 2017

Police personnel across the Negros Island Region (NIR) has been ordered “not to let their guards down.”

Chief Supt. Edmond Gonzales, regional police director of PRO-18 in a message to the Negros Occidental Provincial Police Office (NOPPO) and the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office yesterday said to implement “target hardening measures.”

The order comes on the heels of the Sunday morning raid of the suspected New People’s Army of the Maasin Municipal Police Station in Iloilo.