Daily Archive

September 4, 2017

Part 2

SRA has issued Sugar Order No. 1, allocating Crop Year 2017-2018 sugar production at 10% for A (US Quota) sugar, 80% for B (Domestic Market) sugar, and 10% for D (World Market) sugar.

The allocation reflects a slight variance from the recommendation of the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines, which proposed 12% for A, 80% for B, and 8% for D.

September 4, 2017

Negros Occidental Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez rallied Lions Clubs International District 301-B1 of Negros and Panay to "get our acts together" in addressing problems of urbanization.


Cong. Benitez is presented a plaque of appreciation by Lions District Governor Eriberto Layda and Convention Chairman Jessie Sanchez.*

September 4, 2017

Mayor Agustin Ernesto “Tinto” Bascon of Himamaylan City yesterday confirmed the endorsement of Love Negros, for him to take run for congressman in the 5th district in 2019 election. Bascon said 3rd District Cong. Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez was instrumental behind his LN endorsement.

September 4, 2017

The multi-million-peso new Himalayan City Hall is now open to serve the public, following its blessing and inauguration yesterday morning.


HIMAMAYLAN MAYOR Ernesto Bascon, left, and the new Himamaylan City Hall beside the national highway in Brgy. Talaban.* (arman toga photos)

September 4, 2017

Businessman Cesar Ledesma and family donated a 6,000-square meter property in Purok Himaya, Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City to KASANAG, Inc., an 8-year-old civil society group advocating peace and development.


THIS IS THE FRONT VIEW of the 6,000 square meters property donated by businessman Cesar Ledesma and family to KASANAG, Inc. for KI’s offices and for the trainings & operations of KI’s Task Force Kasanag (TFK) division. This is located at Purok Himaya, Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City, a few meters from the south circumferential highway.*

September 4, 2017

A father was found dead by his son hanging at their living room in their house at Antonio Luna Interior in Barangay Mambulac, Silay City, yesterday morning.

Police Superintendent Noel Polines, Silay PNP OIC-director, identified the victim as Joel Borrero Masiado, 44, married and resident of the place.

Masiado was found hanging at the living room using a wire tied around his neck.

He was brought to Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the physician on duty.

September 4, 2017

The first bulk water supply project that will boost the capacity and capability of the Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA) to better serve its concessionaires, is in full swing and nearing completion.


PHOTOS BELOW show the current status of some of the bulk water supply project’s facilities put in place as part of the commitment of the Bacolod Bulk Water Project, Inc. consortium to be able to boost the supply of the Bacolod City Water District, which will mean better water delivery services to thousands of Bacolod residents.* (PR photos)

Project Engr. Joey Pastorel of the Bacolod Bulk Water, Inc. (BBWI) said several engineering works were already put in place as BBWI even expects to complete the project sooner than expected.

September 4, 2017

A government physician urged the Bacolod City Drug Abuse Council to strengthen its anti- drug program by following the process prescribed by the DOH ‘Oplan Sagip’ Regional Oversight Committee for the wellness and recovery of drug surrenderers.

Priscilla Lamis, Medical Officer III of the DOH Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation in Pototan, Iloilo, said the algorithm includes community preparation, screening, assessment and seminar-workshop for clients and their family, among others.