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July 10, 2017

As part of the club’s objective to enhance the physical well-being of its members, the Negros Press Club (NPC) is set to hold the annual Inter-Color Bowling Tournament at Negros Super Lanes in Goldenfield Commercial Complex, Bacolod City on July 15, 1PM.

The one-day duckpin bowling event will be open to members of NPC and employees of media outlets in Bacolod including nearby cities & municipalities of Negros Occidental.

July 10, 2017


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July 10, 2017

What’s Going On?
President, Angat Pilipinas, Inc.

The most thing I hate with the Traditional Politicians, are their rhetoric ways of making promises during political campaigns, and yet will deliver nothing to the electorate. What political winners, not most but some of them are disregarding the solid trust of the people, the privilege to serve the people, yet at the end of the day, giving the frustration to the very people whose political power nor authority emanates from the very people who voted and supported their cause of winning an election.

I am one who joined the campaign for President Duterte, when he was still a presidential candidate.

July 10, 2017

The 43rd Nutrition Month and the National Disaster Consciousness Month kicked-off at the Pontevedra Municipal Gym, yesterday.

The Provincial Nutrition Council led by Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, Dr. Jessica Fama together with Pontevedra Vice Mayor Jimmy Gavan and DILG Provincial Director Maredith Joy Madayag, turn over 15 “E-Balde’s” to barangay captains of the municipality during the launching of the 43rd Nutrition Month and National Disaster Consciousness Month at the Pontevedra Municipal gym, yesterday.*(Capitol photo)

July 10, 2017

The national office of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has ordered its regional office in the Negros Island Region (R18) to act on the complaint of a former municipal official on the non-release of his benefits by the municipal government.

This was ordered by DILG Undersecretary Austere Panadero, in a letter to NIR regional director Anthony Nuyda dated April 17, 2017, a copy of which was obtained by the Negros Daily Bulletin yesterday.

July 10, 2017

Last termer Negros Occ. Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., wants unity among local politicians in the province.

“That is our goal. That is our purpose but it is a very hard task to reunite them because each and everyone has their own agenda,” the governor said.

Marañon made the comment amid rumors that it will be a three cornered fight when his term ends in 2019.

July 10, 2017

An unidentified woman, believed to be a college student reportedly left a fetus about 4 to 5 month-old inside the comfort room of Sagay City bus terminal Friday afternoon.

Comfort room attendant Kathy Daduya found the fetus when she entered and flushed the toilets of the bus terminal.

She found it hard to flush one of the bowls, prompting her to take a stick to clear what was causing the stuck up.

She was surprised to see the water on the bowl turn red, and discovered the fetus.

July 10, 2017

An agency worker in the provincial veterinary office in Barangay La Granja in La Carlota City was found hanging inside Room 3 of the second floor of PLBC building at around 8:35 in the morning on Saturday.

Superintendent Crisenciano Cordero, La Carlota OIC police chief, identified the victim as Philip Jeffry Felizario Barrios, 30, an agency worker of the office of Sharina Heights in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City.

He used electrical cords in ending his life. His co-worker Michael John Ywayan found him dead and hanging.

July 10, 2017

Two dead bodies (of farmers) were found in Murcia, Negros Occidental, and in Dauin in Negros Oriental Friday and Saturday, respectively.

In Murcia, Senior Inspector Ronald Santillan, Murcia PNP OIC police chief, identified the victim as Rizaldy Penuela Reveche, 59, single of Purok Balungay in Barangay Zone lll in Murcia.

His dead body was found in Purok Viejo in Hacienda Manaloto in Barangay Talotog, in the town inside a sugarcane plantation on Friday afternoon.

July 10, 2017

The Philippine National Police in the Negros Island Region is conducting an investigation into who leaked a confidential police memorandum warning of an alleged planned attack by the New People’s Army (NPA) against some mayors in Negros Occidental, said Senior Inspector Armilyn Vargas, spokesperson for the Police Regional Office 18.

Vargas said it was Chief Superintendent Edmund Gonzales, NIR police director who ordered the investigation.

July 10, 2017

Nine armed men, suspected to be New People’s Army (NPA) hitmen, shot dead a farmer and alleged commander of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Bongcayao-Brigade (RPA-ABB) in Barangay Bago in Don Salvador Benedicto town.

In Cadiz, a suspected drug pusher got killed in a firefight with policemen in Barangay Zone 1.

DSB Police Station chief, Sr. Insp. Jovito Bose, in an interview with Aksyon Radyo Bacolod, said shot dead by nine armed men in Sitio Agbalasyang, Brgy. Bago, was Charlie Buli-Buli, 35 years old, of the town

July 10, 2017

The general manager of the local electric cooperative expressed dismay over the inclusion of Bacolod City and neighboring areas in the rotating brownout scheme, or what is technically called “manual load dropping“, imposed by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

CENECO GM Jun Lagarde answering questions from the members of the Bacolod media group, during a June 30, 2010 sortie in Iloilo City.* (Arman Toga photo)