Daily Archive

July 25, 2017

36 & Above Standings
(as of July 17)

Ultron Race 5-2

Ultron Touring 3-3

Ultron Extra 3-4

Sprint 4t Rider 3-4

HTP Dot4 3-4

The Ultron Extra and Ultron Touring staved off elimination when they upset their higher ranked opponents in the 36 and above Fil-Sino Inter-Color Petron Cup last Monday at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

Ultron Extra escaped top seed Ultron Race, 80-78 while Ultron Touring defeated Sprint 4t Rider, 67-63.

July 25, 2017

The 2nd Ikthus Saturday Basketball Tournament 2017 participated by different sectors and clustered into A, B,C and D was officially declared open Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Ikthus Gymnasium, Lacson Street, Bacolod City.


Jose Carlos ‘Kako’ Lacson (center), former Congressman, Third District of Negros Occidental in behalf of Ikthus’ Senior Pastor leads the prayer for the start of 2nd Ikthus Saturday Basketball Tournament 2017 at Gymnasium Saturday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

July 25, 2017

READERS’ OPINION

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* ROGUE COPS NO MORE. From 09486429617: Ex-NIR police director Sr. Supt. Renato Gumban said that he had sent to PNP’s IAS Ricky Serenio’s affidavits and his (Gumban’s) recommendation on March 2017 linking rogued cops to illegal drugs. What happened? These cops are still in active service. IAS are fooling us around.

July 25, 2017

July 23, 2017

The Heart of the Matter Re Huaming-SJI

Beyond the sound and fury of Mr. Modesto Saonoy’s relentless ‘exposes’ in another daily, against the Board of Trustees of St. John’s Institute (SJI)—their so-called Coup and bent toward clergy removal from the school’s decision making body — is the question, What about the school, and the studentry? Where do the students come in, in all the fight for authority and control over SJI’s real financial and potential resources? Why has Mr. Sa-onoy not written about the students and alumni perspective of the raging issue?

July 25, 2017

A Covenant of Commitment and Cooperation among the Provinces of Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Cebu and the Bureau of Fisheries and Natural Resources (BFAR) for the conservation, protection and restoration of the Visayan Sea was signed during the 9th Visayan Sea Summit held in Sicogon Island in Carles, Province of Iloilo, yesterday (June 22).


Participants of the 9th Visayan Sea Summit together with Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr., BFAR national director Eduardo Gongona, Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Cebu PENRO Baltazar Tribunalo, Jr. representing Gov. Hilario Davide III, Atty. Antonio Oposa and Oceana Philippines Atty. Gloria Ramos.*

July 25, 2017

Mayor Neil Lizares III met with Negros Occidental Third District First Lady Nikki Lopez Benitez to map out the groundwork for a major 3-day medical and surgical mission slated in November 9, 2017 at the Teresita Locsin Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City.


Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares and Negros Occidental Third District First Lady Nikki Lopez Benitez discuss the Third District medical and surgical mission slated on November 9, 2017.*(Photo by Jonaz Lojera Delleva)

July 25, 2017

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its consumers that the residential rate for July 2017 billing is P9.9235/kwh; an increase of P0.0140/kWh from last month’s P9.9095/kwh.

The upward adjustment in CENECO’s effective rate can be attributed to the increase in generation charges of P0.0104. The transmission and system loss charges increased by P0.0026 and P0.0010, respectively.

July 25, 2017

A better and easier management of potential land disputes and existing cases was bared as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Negros Island Region (DENR-NIR) led the roll out of two Department Administrative Orders.

The roll out on the implementation of DENR DAOs No. 2016-30 and No. 2016-31 aimed to orient and capacitate officers from the regional and field offices on the alternative and simplified system in settling land disputes, and even resolving land claims and conflicts cases.

July 25, 2017

The municipality of Isabela, Negros Occidental is set to hold the 1st Annual Municipal Convention with the theme: Empowering the People Towards the Federal Form of Government to be held at the Socio-Cultural Center, Isabela, Negros Occidental, September 9-11.

July 25, 2017

The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) is urging the public, particularly the women to avoid crimes on the streets and even in their homes.

In riding in a jeepney, as much as possible, do not get in together with men if all of the passengers are males. This will protect them from being pushed over and even taken advantaged maliciously.

Female students are advised to choose subjects schedule during daytime. If this cannot be avoided, women should ensure that they go home with a company.

July 25, 2017

School Year 2015-2016 was when the number of enrolees in Grade 8 greatly increased. This is the reason for additional section in Grade 8 and the problem on lack of chairs began. Luckily, the computer room is not yet functional, so the added section was accommodated here. The following school year the computer room was transferred to another building and the chairs in the room was still available for the students’ use.


Hon. Aileen Javier (City Councilor), Ariel A. Delos Reyes - Head Teacher 1 (School Head), Kristabel D. Alpire Teacher 1 (Faculty member)

July 25, 2017

Various Bacolod “Animal Care” advocacy groups led by the Community Animal Rescue Efforts, Inc. – Bacolod (CARE Bacolod), in a public hearing at the Sanggunian Panlungsod (SP) last week, raised concern on the present present condition of the Bacolod City Pound at the same time vowed to work hand in hand with the City Government to create “an animal-friendly Bacolod City”.


ANIMAL CARE. Representing thousands of animal lovers in Bacolod alone, various animal welfare advocate led by CARE Bacolod gathered in a public hearing last week at the Sangguniang Panglunsod to push for the passage of the “Bacolod Animal Welfare Ordinance”. Councilor Bartolome Orola presided the hearing assisted by Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. with City Administrator John Orola serving as resource person during the deliberation.*

July 25, 2017

San Carlos City thru its Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) was conferred the Blue Certification Award Level I for passing the business standards set by the Ombudsman Visayas for local government units (LGUs) in addressing red tape issues.

San Carlos Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr., Atty. Ma. Chat H. Delima (I4J Focal Person), Ms. Cristina L. Combate (OIC-BPLO) received the awards from Atty. Melchor Arthur H. Carandang, Overall Deputy Ombudsman during the Boracay Business Forum early this month in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan.

July 25, 2017

Enrique D. Rojas, president of the National Federation of Sugarcane Planters (NFSP), lauded Sipalay City for passing a resolution banning the “entry, sale and consumption of food products and softdrinks” containing high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in the city.

“We in the Sugar Alliance thank our partners in the local government units for supporting the sugar industry’s stand against the importation and use of HFCS by beverage makers, particularly Coca-Cola,” said Rojas.