Daily Archive

November 13, 2017


MEDIA FELLOWSHIP GAMES. Bacolod lone district representative Greg Gasataya (center) congratulated the winners of the 2017 KBP-NPC Fellowship Games 2nd Leg at BAYS Center over the weekend. KBP dominated the 2-division basketball event and captured the Men’s vollleyball title, but succumbed to NPC in the Women’s side.* (contributed photo)

November 13, 2017

Royal Star Trading still unbeaten in the 2nd conference of Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. Inter-color basketball tournament held at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

They defeated AACI Transport, 75-70. In the ther game, Sweet Crystals also won against JSY Transport, 87-76.

Royal Star improved their standing to 7-0 record, while AACI Transport dropped to 2-6 win-loss record.

Royal Star Trading raced to an early, 44-20 advantage at the break.

November 13, 2017

SM City Bacolod officially welcomed the Christmas season as it lit up its giant Christmas Tree – the tallest in Bacolod – at the north wing Saturday afternoon.


MAKING IT MAGICAL. These kids are among the 2,000 spectators who enjoyed the shower of hundreds of balloons & bursts of confetti at the lighting ceremony of SM City Bacolod’s Christmas Tree - towering at the mall’s main atrium at 40 feet and adorned with over 1,000 holiday balls and 50,000 LED lights.*

November 13, 2017

“There is no need for another hearing on the matter. In fact, the conduct of the hearing is not in accordance with the internal rules of the Sanggunian which states that a committee may constitute one or more persons appointed, designated or elected by the SP to consider, investigate or take action on an ASSIGNED subject or matter.

November 13, 2017

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)-Bacolod, headed by its OIC Carolina Constantino, will be providing a courtesy lane facility for Marawi-deployed soldiers and police officers to facilitate processing of their passports.

In such case, no online appointment is required from the said applicants.

This is in relation to President Rodrigo Duterte’s grant of an all-expense paid trip to Hong Kong to soldiers and police officers who were deployed in Marawi; it is a reward for them for getting the job done.

November 13, 2017

Negros Occidental policemen’s intensified campaign against loose firearms and explosives yielded positive results, at least in the three barangays of Calatrava town in the northern part of the province, Friday.

Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) Director, Senior Supt. Rodolfo Castil, Jr., ordered the implementation of “Oplan Katok” to be implemented by local police stations.

November 13, 2017

A person got killed and another one was injured when they were hit by a Fuso dump truck at the national highway of Barangay Salong in Kabankalan City Friday afternoon.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan PNP chief, identified the victims as Rodel Dela Cruz Escandela, 32, married and Noe Sarnillo Genega, 21, single –all of barangay Salong in Kabankalan.

The two were walking along the national highway towards a sugarcane farm when hit by the Fuso dump truck driven by Eustaquio Sionesa Medecio, 51 , married also of Barangay Salong.

November 13, 2017

The two-day orientation on the revised guidelines by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), also cleared the implementation of the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomaliya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID), that culminated during the weekend at BAYS Center.


ANTI-DRUG ABUSE. Mayor Evelio Leonardia delivers his message before participants of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council’s 3-Day Trainer’s Training at the Bacolod City Government Center on Nov. 10.*

November 13, 2017

Two workers at an Ayala mall construction site at San Juan Street in Barangay 8, in Bacolod City got killed in an accident occured in one of the structures being constructed, early Saturday morning, November 11.

Bacolod Police Station 2 investigators identified the victims as Abraham Heracleo, 36 of Purok Magsungay, Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod, and Dodie Boy Mallorca, 31 of Barangay Chambery, Manapla.

November 13, 2017

A free seminar on Investor Information will be held on Nov. 16 and 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MassKara Hall at Bacolod City Government Center.

The seminar will be conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in partnership with the Bacolod City Government through the Council on Gender and Development (GAD), Bacolod Business Development and Promotions Center (BBDPC), Business Permits and Licensing Division, and Councilor Cindy Rojas, chair of the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Women and Gender.

November 13, 2017

The Victorias City-based Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) and its Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) also known as “Ang Dalangpan|, conducted a community outreach program to highlight the Drug Abuse Consciousness Month of November.


DRUG REHAB. (From left to right) Henry B. Laguna, Brgy. XIX-A Punong Barangay, Victorias City Mayor Francis Frederick “Wantan” P. Palanca, and Dr. Ernesto Palanca of Ang Dalangpan.* (Jein Pabalinas photo)

November 13, 2017

The visiting Ceres Negros Football Club is looking to sweep the home team Ilocos United FC in its match tomorrow and this Saturday, 7PM at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Vigan, Ilocos Sur of the ongoing 2017 Philippines Football League.

Ceres FC Coach Risto Vidakovic reiterated that it’s not easy to motivate the players in the remaining games because there’s nothing that they look up to when they get to the top of the league.

November 13, 2017

The Muslim community in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental is vehemently opposing the proposed House Bill that will legalize same sex marriage.

Brother Abdul Rasid Espinosa of the Muslim Brotherhood, in a media interview, also urge Christians to oppose the proposed law which is now on second reading in Congress, pushed by no less than the Speaker of the House Con,g. Pantaleon Alvarez.

Rasid Espinosa, along with other Muslims, emphasized that in the marriage contract, there are two sexes, the male and the female, not male and male nor female and female.