LIFESAVERS. Officials of the Philippine Lifesaving Society (PLS), VMA Global College and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) met yesterday to collaborate on lifesaving undertakings in Negros and Panay. PLS has trained thousands and many of them are now certified lifeguards. At the center is Dr. Beth Orola-Salabas, VMA Global College chairman of the board and district commander of the PCG Auxilliary. Standing, from left, Larry Alag and Arne Navarra of PLS, Arman Toga of NDB, and LCDR Jimmy Oliver P. Vingno, commander of Coast Guard Station Bacolod.* (GRH photo)
GMA Pinas Sarap shooting with multi-awarded TV host/journalist Miss Kara David Featuring the Blue Crabs “Kasag” of E.B. Magalona. (In photo) Mayor Marvin Malacon (front row, rightmost), Kara David (second from right) together with Barangay officials and residents of Brgy. Tomongtong, E.B. Magalona. (photo www.ebmagalona.gov.ph)
Last Friday, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, which serves as the highway delivering electricity from power generation plants to the electric cooperatives and distribution utilities all over the country, has declared a red alert for the entire Luzon Grid.
Three drug suspects, including a woman were arrested by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Negros Oriental around 12:30 a.m. Sunday at Zone 1, Barangay Looc, Dumaguete City.
The PDEA was led by Agent Jason Cabatana, who conducted buy bust operation against the three suspects identified as Samuel Horos De la Cruz and Raymund Pipino Tondo, all of Barangay Looc, Dumaguete City; and Florita Espinosa Torres of Barangay Babajoba, Dumaguete City.
Eleven small sachets of suspected shabu, including the buy bust item were recovered from the suspects.
A member of Bago City PNP was put under restriction for shooting an alleged mentally-ill person last Sunday around 2:00 p.m. at Hacienda Rosario 1, Barangay Caridad, Bago.
Police Chief Inspector Joeffer Cabural, Bago OIC chief identified the police as PO3 Roger Superal. He is under restriction at Bago PNP Headquarters.
Cabural also said they are open if the family of Randy Nombres will file charges against Superal.
Imam Masuranga Marundakan and his Muslim brothers are thankful to Allah for having ended the war in Marawi City, after hearing the declaration of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte.
They hope that the rehabilitation of Marawi will now go on.
However, he is urging his Muslim brothers not to go home to Marawi until it is cleared from debris of war, and the place is rehabilitated.
Imam Marundakan expresses gratitude to Gov. Maranon for the efforts to help rehabilitate Marawi.
Also, he is appealing to others for help in rebuilding Marawi.
Negros Occidental is waiting for the return of troops belonging to the 11th, 15th and 82nd Infantry Battalions of the Army, deployed months ago in Zamboanga, Lanao del Norte, and Marawi City.
Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr., yesterday said, when he met President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday he was assured of the return of military troops to the island.
Military records showed that three soldiers from the 15th IB and three Negrenses from the elite Scout Ranger unit of the Philippine Army were killed during the gun battle in Marawi.
‘NPAs TOOK ADVANTAGE.’
The Christian Artists National Various Arts Society (CANVAS) will be holding a group art exhibit on paintings and sculptures on October 29 to November 4, 2017 at the the AAB- Negros Art Walk in the Negros Museum, Gatuslao St., Bacolod City. Dubbed as "KURING", the exhibit is in line with the Cats Day celebration which is held every 29th October annually.