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September 20, 2017

Ormoc City's Hermie Serafica, the planters representative to the Sugar Board, was reportedly appointed by President Duterte as the next Sugar Regulatory Administrator.

The Sugar Alliance of the Philippines originally recommended its spokesman, Atty. Dino Yulo, to fill the post vacated by Atty. Anna Rosario Paner with her resignation two weeks ago. Sugar leaders manifested that they would also be happy even if it is Hermie, the recommendee of Agri Sec Manny Pi?ol and Sen. Migz Zubiri, who would be appointed.

September 20, 2017

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Philippine delegate Pert Toga (R) to the 2-month study grant sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) with nine other grantees from different nations in front of the ASNE headquarters in Virginia, USA in 1988. Fourth from left is project coordinator Diana Reynolds.*

The unheralded story of how Pert Toga contributed immensely to realize the lifetime dream of its founders converting the weekly Negros Bulletin into what is now the Negros Daily Bulletin could never be complete without acknowledging the undivided support and solid-rock commitment to each other among the triumvirate of the late Lino V. Moles and Santi S. Alacapa towards their able assistant, Pert Toga whose rare talent and unquestioned loyalty became the bedrock of their common project-the Negros Bulletin, which, after 34 years become a daily paper.

September 20, 2017

It seems like the upcoming oath-taking of about 9,000 local officials in Negros Occidental into the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP LABAN) on October 5 at the Victorias City Coliseum will be a consolidation of support for Representative Alfredo Benitez’ (3rd district) 2019 senatorial bid.

September 20, 2017

All public schools and government offices will be closed tomorrow, September 21, as Pres. Rodrigo Duterte declared it a Day of Protest, as some sectors will stage rallies.

However, the Office of Civil Defense will conduct a nationwide earthquake drill. However, Bacolod City might not be able to join because it is quite difficult for the office of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) to organize an earthquake drill in so short period of preparation.

September 20, 2017

PAMET Negros Occidental Chapter Officers together with members of Tuburan Fisherfolks and Mangrove Development Association in EB Magalona.*

September 20, 2017

Police investigator of Candoni PNP is eyeing land conflict in the stabbing to death of a laborer. His body was found 9:20 a.m. Monday in Sitio Kalag-Kalag, Barangay Caningay, Candoni, Negros Occ.

Police Senior Inspector Jaynick Bermudez, Candoni police chief identified the victim as Jugie Dequilme Yap, 36, single, “Alyas Dodie“, native of Isabela town and temporarily residing in the said place.

The victim sustained at least seven stab wounds on his chest, upper back, right shoulder and right leg.

September 20, 2017

A 22-year-old woman was raped by his neighbour at her house in Purok Caimito in Barangay Zone 4, Pulupandan town, Negros Occ. around 11:00 p.m. Monday.

Pulupandan police identified the victim as a certain “Rose” (not her real name).

Police identified the suspect as Melster Arnido Robete, 37, married.

The suspect reportedly entered the house of the victim who was alone that time.

September 20, 2017

Twin brothers were arrested in drug buy bust at Canetown Subdivision, Barangay19-A in Victorias City, Negros Occidental around 10:05 p.m. Monday.

Superintendent German Garbosa, Victorias City PNP chief identified the suspects as Jeffry and Jason Belnas Arojo, 35, single, of the said address.

Joint elements of Victorias City PNP and Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) conducted the operation resulting to the arrest of suspects.

September 20, 2017

Despite a weak finish in the closing quarter, AA Electrical’s 32-point lead at the end of the 3rd period was enough to cushion the late surge of Toby’s best five cagers during the 2017 D’League Basketball Tournament game opener at STI-WNU gym on Monday.

AA Electrical Basketball Team

September 20, 2017

BRGY. TANODS. DILG Talisay Office spearheads the distribution of uniforms to 294 barangay tanods from 27 barangays in Talisay City. Same tanods got their P500 monthly allowance for August. The initiative is another flagship program of the Talisay gov't #gwapongaserbisyo which aims to help and uplift the morale of the city's barangay peace keepers and protectors.* (Jonaz Lojera Delleva and Leo Jayme /Tito Leo J photos)

September 20, 2017

The Sugar Alliance of the Philippines (SAP) has vowed to support Hermenegildo Serafica, the newly appointed head of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA).

Lawyer Emilio Yulo, spokesperson of the SAP yesterday said that while he has not yet an official confirmation of the appointment of Serafica by President Rodrigo Duterte to the SRA, “we welcome the development especially with the opening of the new milling season.”

“We hope that the appointment will enable SRA to have a fresh start,” Yulo said.

September 20, 2017

September 24 and 30 are the dates to mark for Ceres Negros FC home fans as the busmen plays at the Philippines Football League (PFL) at Panaad Park and Stadium. The set of games at home will give Ceres the chance to earn as much points when they face Global FC Cebu and Ilocos United.

Currently the busmen ranked at fourth place in the league standings with 28 points while the tournament leader FC Meralco Manila remains on top with 41 points but has played 6 more games than that of the Bacolod team.