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June 27, 2017

Top-ranked Talisay City men’s spikers and Murcia’s volleybelles won the titles of Albee Cup volleyball tournament on Sunday in Victorias City.

The Talisaynons swept EB Magalona in three sets with 25-17, 25-17, 25-14; while Murcia placed third with a 31-29, 25-12 victory over Victorias.

June 27, 2017

Eventual “Man of the Match” Bienvenido Marañon led Ceres-Negros Football Club against the visiting Kaya FC-Makati City with a win, 3-1, in the 2017 Philippines Football League (PFL) at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Mansilingan, Bacolod City on Saturday.

The win gave Ceres FC its second victory in the tournament alongside a draw and a loss, at the same time, maintained its unbeaten record at home.

Ceres FC had to deal the tough Kaya FC defense in the first 45 minutes, while putting pressure on Rolland Muller’s agility between posts.

June 27, 2017

The worker's emancipation is both a mission and a vision. Most labor advocates felt that emancipation seem to be an impossible mission and the vision is merely an illusion.

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June 27, 2017

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

Happy Father's Day to all. A once in a year event to the life of every father is being celebrated every June.

Similar to Christ, two important characters in bible history and chronology , were two important Father characters had been part of Yeshua's (Jesus Christ) life on heaven and on earth. Yahweh (JEHOVAH) is the Almighty Father of Yeshua (Jesus) and his earthly father Joseph the Carpenter, husband of the blessed Mary.

June 27, 2017

By Kristine G Alonso

Louise Lian Enumerable, the representative of Murcia town in Negros Occidental won this year's Mutya Ng Pilipinas NIR held last June 23 at L'Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City.


MUTYA NG PILIPINAS NIR. Mutya Ng Pilipinas NIR Louise Lian Enumerable, flanked by her court Kennyveb Casabuena as first runner up (left), and Trecia Tuquero, as 2nd runner up (right) (KGA photo)

June 27, 2017

Handumanan National High School, represented by the Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (COYE) and the Brigaders of Environment for Reconstruction & Development (BERDE), received a plaque as Bronze Award for the 4th Seal of Good Environmental Governance during rites attended by close to 2,000 environmental advocates and awardees in Negros Occidental in posh SMX Convention Center Friday afternoon.


From left, George M. De La Cruz, former Negros Occidental Governor Rafael Coscolluela, and Hon. Ma. Febe Legaspi, punong barangay of Handumanan*

June 27, 2017

By James U. Sy Jr.

More than 400 pupils of Jalsis Elementary School (JES) received complete sets of school supplies, including among others notebooks, pad paper, pens, pencils, erasers, and crayons (as well as uniforms, shoes, and school bags for pre-qualified pupils), during the Skwelanihan IV “Bayanihan Para sa mga Bata nga Naga Eskwela,” organized by the Malingin Leaders Youth Association for a Change (MLYAC) under its Founder/President and Project Manager Lester “Abyan Icy” Nonallada with the support of socially minded organizations and philanthropic individuals, on June 3, 2017 at Brgy. Malingin, Bago City.


Leading the distribution of complete sets of school supplies to more than 400 pupils of the Jalsis Elementary School (JES) during the Skwelanihan IV on June 3, 2017 at Brgy. Malingin, Bago were (from left) Victor Michael Javellana, JES Principal Pinky Tanajura, 2017 Lin-ay sang Negros Angelica Portugaleza, Rhoderick Samonte, Councilor Cleo Gaudite, Dr. Rowena Banes, Brgy. Capt. Janet Yasay, and Lester “Abyan Icy” Nonallada.* (MLYAC photo)

June 27, 2017

DILG Bacolod head Carmelo Orbista will meet with the barangay officials and tanods on June 29 regarding security plans. This is part of thecity’s strengthening of security amidst terror threats, “so they can provide immediate response if something happens”.

Orbista said they will invite representatives from the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Bacolod Traffic Authority Office and National Bureau of Investigation, to help them come out with a security plan because they want all the barangays to have their own.

June 27, 2017

There is no reason to be alarmed over the rising mortality rate of dengue in the Negros island region, according to the Department of Health in the region.

Dr. Emilia Monicimpo, DOH director for NIR said that their records show that dengue is still a low two percent in the region covering January to June 2017 compared to the same period last year.

Monicimo pointed out that it is only Negros Occidental where there are 1,203 cases of which there were 13 reported deaths.

This is higher than the 1,174 cases with five deaths recorded last year.

June 27, 2017

Two motorcycles collided, resulting to the death of one of the drivers and injuries to another person, at Sitio Tongog-tongogan in Barangay 1 in Hinobaan town Saturday afternoon.

Police Senior Inspector Joemel Gonzaga, Officer In Charge-police chief of Hinobaan, identified the victim as Felipe Tonika De Jose, 49, married and resident of Purok 3 in Barangay 1, Hinobaan.

De Jose sustained fatal head and body injuries.

He was rushed to Don Eleuterio Decena Hospital but was declared dead at around 6:10 in the evening.

June 27, 2017

About P2 million worth of shabu was confiscated from three drug suspects, including a minor, in a drug buy bust at corner of Yakal-Lopez Jaena Streets in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City around 3 o’clock in the afternoon Sunday.

June 27, 2017

A security guard manning the old terminal of Vallacar Transit, Incorporated, operator of Ceres buses at their old terminal in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City, shot dead an alleged thief the guard found inside the premises.

The guard is Rhomel Melos Santero, 28, assigned at the old Ceres terminal in Bata and resident of Crossing High School in Barangay Lag-asan in Bago City.

Santero told police authorities that while on roving patrol around 9:40 Sunday night, he saw four unidentified persons trying to steal a 24-volt battery worth P7,000 from inside a Ceres bus.

June 27, 2017

 A woman was found dead by her relatives in Sitio Nato in Barangay Canlandog in Murcia town Sunday night.

Police Senior Inspector Ronald Santillan, Murcia PNP chief, identified the victim as Evangeline Bardolasa Piadoche, 42, married and resident of the place.

The dead body of Piadoche was already in the state of decomposition.

Police returned to Murcia PNP already 12:10 in the morning yestetday.

Piatoche’s dead body was found a few meters away from her house. Foul odor led her relatives looking for her to her body.

June 27, 2017

About 120 youths coming from the 30 barangays of Isabela town participated in the 1st Isabela Youth camp and Celebration of the Environmental Month that started June 24, 2017 and ended yesterday, June 26, held in the locality.


ISABELA TOWN’S SEAL OF GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDEES. Melanie Valencia (3rd from right) of the Mansablay-Isabela Farmers Association receives the certificate of recognition from Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor (2nd from left). Looking on are, Councilor Jose Maria Valencia (1st from left) and Vice Mayor Henry Foscablo (1st from right).*

June 27, 2017

The Roselyn Pelle Command (RPC), Northern Guerrilla Front of the New People’s Army (NPA) admitted the killing of sugarcane planter Norberto “Bebe” Lumayno, 67, married, and his driver, Danilo Olarga Braga, 45 last June 22 in the morning in Sitio Matso in Barangay Minapasok in Calatrava town in Negros Occidental.

Lumayno’s relatives led by his brother-in-law who is an Army sergeant, however is seeking for National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) help saying they have a different suspect.

June 27, 2017

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Western Visayas which covers Negros Occidental is set to review the wages of domestic workers in the rgion.

Winnie Sancho, one of two representatives of the labor sector in the RTWPB, yesterday said that the body in a meeting in Iloilo City Wednesday has proposed that the initial increase of wages for domestic workers in cities and first class municipalities will be P865.74 per month and P692.92 for other municipalities.

June 27, 2017

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. assured resort owners Saturday in the resort city of Sipalay, Negros Occidental of their safety and security including their guests .

Marañon met with resort owners in Sipalay who complained that due to reports of security concerns in the area, many of their guests have cancelled their bookings.

Sipalay, known for its white beaches and diving spots, is four hours from the capital city of Bacolod and is a not far away from Mindanao.