Daily Archive

September 5, 2017

Amid the advances of technology – the use of the most dangerous invention of man, which is the Internet, spreads throughout the world. Fake News is the type of journalism that deliberately misleads people that consumes the daily news. Most of these are written and published via the world wide web, sensationalized and are deceptive in order to gain attention while coursing the message they want through the said propaganda form.

September 5, 2017


NOT JUST TO KILL TIME. In this local cargo transport company workers’ compound, gambling is not just a game to while away time after a hard day’s work. The card players told NDB this also gives them a “pamugas-bugas” since a few pesos of winning can solve their meal’s viand for the family.* (arman toga photo)

September 5, 2017

Labor exploitation has been going on since time immemorial. From the slaves who built the pyramids of Egypt to the slave-workers of the sweatshops today, operating clandestinely in secluded areas of our communities surrounded by high fences or walls. Some of these establishments do not even have business permits. Workers in these workplaces are suffering from cramped working conditions, lack of proper ventilation and long hours of work. They are exploited to the tilt like modern day slaves even if slavery has long been outlawed by our so-called civilized society.

September 5, 2017

Both coaches says their respective teams are all aiming for the win. Yemen Head Coach Abrham Mebratu Gebreslassie they have difficulties in travelling and getting to the Philippines but have already forgotten these things as they focus to win in Bacolod’s game. Azkals Head Coach Thomas Dooley says they are playing in from of the home crowd, knows his players very well and is off to give it their all to beat the visiting team.


BOTH TEAMS GOES FOR THE WIN - Azkals playing Yemen today.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

September 5, 2017


PAMET National and Negros Occidental Chapter Officers during the Seminar-Workshop in Bacolod.*

September 5, 2017

A resident of Purok Talisay in Barangay Zone 1, Cadiz City was killed after he was struck with an iron bar by his drunken neighbor around 10 a.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, Cadiz City PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Marvin Cortez Borda, 36, single, of Purok Talisay, Barangay Zone 1, Cadiz City.

He sustained wounds in the upper eyelid, bridge of nose and left pre-auricular. He was brought to Cadiz City Emergency Clinic but died later.

Police identified the suspect as Danilo Wilgas Baling, 49, married, also resident of the place.

September 5, 2017

A senior citizen was killed and four other passengers injured after they were bumped by a motorcycle around 5:30 p.m. Sunday along the highway in Purok Ilawod, Barangay Napoles, Bago City.

Police Senior Inspector Hercules Trigue, Deputy Police Chief of Bago City identified the victim as Mila Cahilig Jarqueo, 65, widow, of Purok Ilawod, Barangay Napoles, Bago City.

September 5, 2017

A hacienda overseer in Talisay City was shot dead along the national highway of Barangay Marina in Binalbagan town, Negros Occ. around 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Rolando Hermoso, 56, married, of Barangay Guintubhan, Isabela town. He sustained a gunshot wound in the head and died on the spot.

Grande said the victim alighted from a private vehicle and was shot by yet unidentified suspect. He believes that the suspect had a companion inside the car.

September 5, 2017

A drug suspect was arrested in a buy bust at 2:30 a.m. Monday in Purok Tamsic, Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra town, Negros Occidental.

Police Senior Inspector Ryan Salazar, Pontevedra PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Raphy Salmayor Casuya, 41, single, of Purok Tamsic, Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra.

Seized from his possession were; a small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet as buy bust item in exchange of P300 marked money; one elongated and four small sachets of suspected shabu and other drug paraphernalia.

September 5, 2017

A father and his two children were killed, while his live-in partner and another child were injured in a hacking incident in Sitio Cambugnay, Barangay Cabacungan, La Castellana town, Negros Occidental around 10:00 a.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Irma Teoxon, La Castellana PNP OIC police chief identified the victims as Luis Villahermosa Solis, 39, father; his children Marcelino Leones Solis, 11, and Lady Loisa Leones Solis, 6 - all of Sitio Cambugnay, Barangay Cabacungan, La Castellana.

They sustained multiple hack wounds in the body and all died on the spot.

September 5, 2017

The newly elected officers and Board of Trustees of the Negros Island Region Teachers Federation Inc. (NIRTFI) 2017-2019 took their oath of office before SDS Portia M. Mallorca, Ph. D. CESO V, Department of Education, Division of La Carlota City recently.


SDS Dr. Portia M. Mallorca, (right) Ph.D. CESO V, DepEd Division of La Carlota City administers the oath of office of the newly elected Officers and Board of Trustees of Negros Island Region Teachers Federation Inc. 2017-2019. The officers are: President Leo M. Managuit, 1st Vice-President Philma O Jabungan Ph.D., 2nd Vice-President Evelyn V. Arnaiz, Secretary Christopher M. Lofranco, Treasurer Fema M. Gelaver, Auditor Rosario B. Cantiler EdD, P.I.O. Romeo A. Camporaso; Board of Trustees Ma. Cecilia A. Bacobo, George A. Plural, Jonalie G. Pabiania, Jofran Nyl G. Tupas, Larry P. Acuesa, Ruffy Francis A. Aurino, Gemma G. Taton, Josefina C. Mugar - NOTF Retiree, Danilo L. Esmane Ph.D. - Ex-Officio.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

September 5, 2017

The Bacolod Water Consumers Watch, Inc. (BWCWI or Bacolod Water Watch) will assemble the 61 Barangays of Bacolod for updates on the status of the Bulk Water Supply Contract of the Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA) this coming September 7, 2017, 9:00 A.M., at the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) Session Hall of the Bacolod City Government Center.

September 5, 2017

A Sugar and More Negros Summit is set on September 7, 2017 at Sugarland Hotel in Bacolod City that aims to proactively address the urgent challenges affecting the Negros sugarcane industry in particular and Negros Occidental’s economy in general.

The activity is spearheaded by the Negros Occidental Investment and Promotion Center.

September 5, 2017

The New People’s Army-Leonardo Panaligan Command (NPA-LPC) keeps blaming the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the killing of civilians in Guihulngan City in Negros Oriental.

In a statement to the media, Ka JB Regalado, LPC spokesperson said, innocent civilians are now getting the brunt of the “revenge” of the military and the police for the ambush last month that killed a police chief and five other cops of Guihulngan.

September 5, 2017

The Municipality of San Enrique thanks the High School Batch 1977 of La Consolacion College-Bacolod for choosing their community last Saturday, as the recipient for their Dental Mission and Fluoride Varnishing for kids five years old and younger alongside their Anti Rabies Vaccination campaign with the cooperation of the Provincial Health and Veterinary Offices.


A San Enrique resident availing the dental mission of PHO and LCC HS 1977.* (Phillip Ayson photo)