Daily Archive

July 5, 2017

The Ultron Race remained unbeaten after demolishing HTP Dot 4, 58-54, in the 36 and above category of the Fil-Sino Inter-Color Petron Cup basketball tournament at Po Hang gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.


Ultron Race team

July 5, 2017

There is a need to construct additional comfort rooms inside the school campuses in the pre-school, elementary, Junior and Senior High Schools in Bacolod City. This is to address the notable increase in the enrollment in all levels in the public schools as reported by the Department of Education (DepEd). Says Councilor Ricardo Tan, whose resolution was approved during the midweek regular session.

Tan also resolved that there is a need to provide janitorial services in the public schools, a major concern which is almost forgotten, according to Tan.

July 5, 2017

For their quick response, Mayor Evelio Leonardia expressed gratitude and commended the firefighters from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and the Bacolod Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade when the fire broke out at the second floor of the Mayor’s family residence along Rosario Street in Brgy. 38 late Saturday afternoon.

July 5, 2017

The Asenso Metro 3rd Burial Assistance Program provides access to funeral and burial services to qualified residents of the Third District of Negros Occidental. The Program brings together the resources and efforts of the Local Government Units (LGUs) of the Third District with the leadership of Congressman Alfredo Benitez, formalizing the district-wide implementation with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

July 5, 2017

The Negros Oriental Joint Task Force on Security denied reports that an alleged member of the terrorist Maute group has been arrested.

In a statement, the group said that the San Jose Municipal Police Station has not apprehended any Muslim for any violation or arrested for any crime for the last five days in San Jose.

“More so, no information has been taken from any one by the San Jose Police Station on the arrested alleged Maute member that an impending terrorist plan will be undertaken by the extremists Maute group here in Negros,” the statement said.

July 5, 2017

Despite the introduction of new criteria and a change of branding, Bacolod City holds on to

the 2017 Tholons Top 100 Super Cities landing in the 97th spot down from its previous year’s ranking at 85th.

Tholons International introduced innovation, startup ecosystem and digital transformation as new criteria and a key component to define its index for Top 50 Digital Nations and Top 100 Super Cities.

July 5, 2017

A “Yunit Militia” of the New People’s Army (NPA) and another person were arrested with firearms in Guihulngan and Canlaon cities in Negros Oriental Monday.

In Guihulngan City, the incident happened at Sitio Batong Buang in Barangay Trinidad around 7:36 p.m. Monday.

July 5, 2017

Live-in partners were arrested in a drug raid by elements of San Jose PNP in Negros Oriental around 4:50 p.m. Monday at Purok 3, Barangay Jilocon, San Jose town, Negros Oriental.

Police identified the couple as Freddie Mariño Molas, 31, single, jobless, of Purok 3, Jilocon, San Jose, Negros Oriental and Jonna Key Tinoogan Cabarles, 25, single, jobless.

San Jose PNP was armed with search warrant issued by Judge Winston M. Villegas dated June 27, 2017.

July 5, 2017

A motorcycle driver was killed when he was hit by a Prime Mover along Bangga Pari in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City around 5:15 p.m. Monday.

Police Chief Inspector Charles Gever, Police Station 7 chief identified the victim as Reymund Gumban Dimzon, 36, of Purok Ipil-Ipil, Silay City, Negros Occidental.

He sustained head and body injuries and died on the spot.

Police identified the Prime Mover driver as Romel Muyco, 47, married, of Hacienda Puyas in Barangay Blumentritt, Murcia, Negros Occidental.

July 5, 2017

 military general and the New People’s Army (NPA) in Negros Occidental are trading accusations against each other over the recent series of attacks of alleged atrocities in the island region.

Army General Jon Aying, commander of the 3ID lashed back at the rebels for their “double talk” by launching attacks against civilian targets to project that they are still “a force to reckon with.”

July 5, 2017

A public school teacher was shot dead in his house in Barangay Ubos in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Bayawan City PNP identified the victim as Kim Araula Timosan, 35, married, teacher of Cansig-id Elementary School of Bayawan City and resident of Pink House Subdivision, Barangay Suba in the city.

July 5, 2017

Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. and Shigemi Watanabe of the OISCA-Bago Training Center together with the 24 student-grantees yesterday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Japanese Language Proficiency “Study Now, Pay Later” Program of the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental.


Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (2nd from right) together with Shigemi Watanabe of the OISCA-Bago Training Center and teachers, Yoshiaki Kato and Osamu Aisaka at the MOA Signing of the Japanese Language Proficiency “Study Now, Pay Later” Program.*(Richard Malihan/Capitol photo)