Daily Archive

August 29, 2017


NDB EDITOR & NDB NEWS-INFO ALERT INCHARGE Arman Toga (right) infront of Rizal Park in Manila for the first time. APT took advantage of the recent long weekend break by visiting some tourist areas even just for a while in Manila. Ka Elyo, the “kutsero” (left) says foreign and domestic tourists alike enjoy riding the “kalesa”. He says more support and promotions from government will help them improve their own contribution to Phl’s tourism industry.* (Jun Gaton photo)

August 29, 2017


DYAF RADYO VERITAS anchor, NDB correspondent, PASIPLAT BROADCASTING & Golden Plate Pizza boss Jun Gaton (right) “catches a fake bird” and poses with seller Boy, during the long weekend break, infront of Rizal Park in Manila.* (Arman Toga photo)

August 29, 2017

A public forum for consumers, parents and teachers associations on Food Safety Awareness will be held on August 30, 2017 from 9:00 to 12:00 nn at the Provincial Social Hall at the Provincial Capitol Building. Organized by the ANP - Foundation for Enterprise Development, Inc with AFOS Foundation and the Provincial Government, the Food Safety Awareness Forum is free of charge. The activity is a private initiative under the OURFood Program which aims to increase the awareness of the general public on the importance of food safety

August 29, 2017

The Regional Intelligence Unit-18, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Warrant and Subpoena Section, and Police Station 4 arrested a member of a prominent family in the city, for robbery, Ftriday night.

Police Station 4 head, Police Chief Inspector Richee Gohee identified the suspect as Alberto Luis Lopez Lizares, 30, married of No.2414 Bugnay Road, La Salle Avenue, Barangay Villamonte, in Bacolod.

He was arrested in his house by operatives for the crime of robbery, as issued by Judge Estefanio Libutan, dated August 24, 2017.

August 29, 2017

A call center agent was found dead hanging in the comfort room of their house at Virgo Street, Block. 6, Lot 26 and 32, Sharina Heights Subdivision in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod Wednesday morning.

In a belated report at Bacolod Police Station 6, authorities identified the victim as Mae Gelantaga-an Bucabal, 24, single, a call center agent of Ubiquity and a resident of Sharina Heights.

She was found by their family friend, Luz Huyua Ywayan, 62 who is living with them, hanging in shower room faucet in the comfort room, with a thick nylon cord tied around her neck.

August 29, 2017

A teenager suffering from epilepsy (kuyap) was found dead by his father in a muddy part of a vacant lot in Purok Cosmos, Barangay Calumangan in Bago City, Sunday morning.

Bago PNP identified the victim as Jonard Ripaso Barioga, 18 of Purok Nipa in Barangay Busay, Bago.

His father Jonny Barolan Barioga, 39, married discovered his son lying on his belly with his head stuck in a muddy and watery portion in the place.

He found his son while walking in a vacant lot at the place. He told police that his son was suffering from epilepsy.* (Cyrus Garde)

 

August 29, 2017

A barangay watchman was arrested by police operatives for possessing illegal drugs Friday night at Purok 5 (Rock Crusher) in Barangay 4, Poblacion in Himamaylan City.

Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan PNP chief, identified the suspect as Mario Anello Molo, 47, married, of the place.

Operatives conducted drug bust against the suspect and recovered one small heat-sealed suspected shabu; one elongated sachet of suspected shabu, and recovered the P500 marked money.

August 29, 2017

Bacolod Police Station 1 operatives arrested a drug suspect in a stake out operation in Purok Maghiliugyon in Barangay 35, in Bacolod Sunday morning.

Police Senior Inspector Leo Gestopa identified the suspect as Gilbert Hermoso Obianda, 32, single of Phase 6B in, Purok San Roque in Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod.

One small heat-sealed suspected shabu was confiscated from him. He is detained at Police Station 1.* (Cyrus M. Garde)

 

 

August 29, 2017

A robbery suspect was arrested but got wounded when he tried to put a fight in a house in Purok Mangga, Barangay Igmaya-an, Don Salvador Benedicto town Saturday night.

Police Senior Inspector Joevito Bose, the town’s police chief, identified the suspect as Nixon Caburog Gadiano, 18, single of Purok Locsin in Barangay Igmaya-an, DSB.

The town police responded to the call that the suspect entered and robbed Cynthia Flores, female, of legal age, married of the place.

August 29, 2017

A policeman assigned at the Bacolod City Police Station 8 was mauled by two suspects he earlier pacified for creating alarm and scandal along Alijis Road at Green Plains in Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod Sunday morning.

His responding companions were able to arrest one of the suspects but the other one escaped.

The victim, PO2 Roberto Gaurana, 36, married of Barangay Tangub, sustained injuries on his head and face.

August 29, 2017

A barangay watchman was arrested by police operatives for possessing illegal drugs Friday night at Purok 5 (Rock Crusher) in Barangay 4, Poblacion in Himamaylan City.

Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan PNP chief, identified the suspect as Mario Anello Molo, 47, married, of the place.

Operatives conducted drug bust against the suspect and recovered one small heat-sealed suspected shabu; one elongated sachet of suspected shabu, and recovered the P500 marked money.

August 29, 2017

Police operatives looking for a wanted person instead discovered “fake cigarettes” and rescued several minors working in the compound of Alter Trade in Purok Riverside in Barangay Bata in Bacolod Friday afternoon.

Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Intelligence Unit and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) identified the owner as a certain Andy Chua a.k.a. Jimmy Chua.

Forty-one workers including more than 10 minors, five of them female, were employed to pack cigarettes. They all came from areas very near to Marawi and Iligan.

August 29, 2017

“Assist the traffic enforcers and be visible in the streets.”

This is the meat of the Councilor Caesar Distrito-authored resolution, approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod, addressed to the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) Traffic Management Unit (TMU).

Despite the efforts of traffic enforcers in the maintenance of orderly traffic in downtown Bacolod, yet they need the assistance of the police, the Councilor Dindo Ramos co-authored resolution, states.

August 29, 2017

Dominant provincial party United Negros Alliance has started preparing for the 2019 polls with the election of the members of its executive committee Friday.


AT THE UNEGA CONVENTION. (Left to right) Former Congressman Jeffrey P. Ferrer-UNEGA President; Former Mayor Alfonso Boy Baguio Jr. of Calatrava, Provincial Board Salvador Escalante Jr., Former Mayor Fernando Pecdoy Leonor of Calatrava; and Vice-Mayor Nicolas Nick Camara; Mayor Marxleen De La Cruz of Don Salvador Benedicto; Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr. - Chairman, UNEGA Party; Linda Valmayor Baguio and daughter Karen Valmayor Baguio, with Former SBM Bingbing Gauzon of Calatrava (seated) at Nature’s Village Hotel and Restaurant in Talisay City.* (Jun de los Reyes / NDB photo)

August 29, 2017

The first kidney transplant by surgeons and specialists at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod City was a success.

Dr. Julius Drilon, CLMMRH medical chief said, this achievement only proved that the only Department of Health (DOH) hospital in Negros can now accept patients for kidney transplant.

Drilon said, the donor of kidney is a 42-year-old female, while the beneficiary is a 39-year-old male.

The procedure lasted for 4 hours - 2 hours for the donor and another 2 hours for the beneficiary.

August 29, 2017

A “peeping tom” was shot dead by a homeowner in Barangay Poblacion 2 in Sagay City, early Sunday morning.

Police identified the victim as Cris Areglado Junsarita, 30, single “Alias Tata” of Purok Kalubihan, Barangay General Luna, Sagay.

The suspect was identified as Cris Jun Canete Eva, 20, single “Alias Toto” of Hacienda Nelia in Barangay Rizal, also in the city.

Investigations showed that Eva shot Junsarita after the latter was seen peeping through the window while lying down asleep with his live-in partner.