Daily Archive

December 6, 2017

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and the NEGROS FIRST Federation of Ministerial Association, Inc. launched the study manual on Moral Transformation Towards a Drug-Free Province during their annual Christmas Party held at Planta Hotel and Residences in Bacolod City, yesterday.


Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. poses with Los Angeles-based Filipina Grace Morizawa (2nd from right) who hailed from Sagay City and is currently in the province for charity work, Negrense boxer Arthur “King Arthur” Villanueva (left), and Ranjee Ben Olivo (right) in a courtesy visit at the Capitol, yesterday.*(Richard Malihan photo)

December 6, 2017

Mike Baylon handed his post as overall president to his successor at the Friends of Bacolod City Public Library Inc. (FBCPLinc) general assembly, election of officers and Christmas party which took place smoothly at Caribbean Water Park, and Resotel at Goldenfield, Brgy. Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City on December 1, 2017.


Outgoing FBCPLinc overall president hands the key of responsibility to incoming FBCPL overall president from Batchs 1-10 of Basic Computer Training with Remia A. Quebrar, instructress.*

December 6, 2017

A former policeman was arrested for violation of Republic Act 9165 by elements of San Carlos City PNP and Regional Mobile Force Batallion-6 at his residence in San Juan Tunga, Barangay 5, San Carlos City, Saturday.

Police identified the suspect as Remus Sanchez Bayawa, 51, married.

He was arrested on the strength of an arrested warrant for violation of Section 11, 12 and 28 of Article 2 of RA 9165.

December 6, 2017

A native of Cebu province figured in a collision with another motorcycle along Km 132 in the national highway of Sitio Tabugoc, Barangay Patun-an, Calatrava town, Negros Occ. around 8:40 p.m. Monday.

PCInsp. John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP OIC identified the victim as Eric Lubrico, 35, of Sitio Dapdap-Bonbon, Barangay Aloguinsan, Cebu City. He sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to Calatrava District Hospital with the suspect, identified as Joy Bangoy Diotay, 38, single, of Brgy. Marcelo, Calatrava.

December 6, 2017

Seven pieces of explosives were unearthed in an excavation job purposely for a septic tank in Purok United, Barangay Fabrica, Sagay City around 5:00 p.m. Monday, in the residence of Romeo Cabahug Arais, 22, married.

One of the seven explosives ignited and caused slight harm to a minor.

Cabahug immediately informed Village Chief Merle Demavibas of Barangay Fabrica who called up the Sagay Police.

The police immediately secured the place and recovered the explosives for safekeeping.

December 6, 2017

Resolution No. 2017-102 supporting the cease and desist order to Roxol Bioenergy Corporation issued by the office of the City Mayor of La Carlota under Executive Order No. 26, series of 2017 and Resolution No. 2017-128 issued by the Office of the Sangguniang Panlungsod of La Carlota was unanimously approved by the Sangguniang Bayan of Pontevedra. The session was presided by Vice-Mayor Jimmy C. Gavan, Sangguniang Bayan Members Rodolfo E. Catague Jr., Chingbe A. Gilbor, Aurelio S. Garita II, Arnold B. Lamela, Edgar M. Tomas, Larry L. Cuson, Jose Marie T. Suanico and Alfedo P. Verona.


ROXOL BIOENERGY CLOSURE. Pontevedra Vice Mayor Jimmy C. Gavan with Sangguniang Bayan Members Rodolfo E. Catague Jr., Chingbe A. Gilbor, Aurelio S. Garita II, Arnold B. Lamela, Edgar M. Tomas, Larry L. Cuson, Jose Marie T. Suanico, Alfredo P. Verona unanimously approved a resolution supporting the Cease and Desist Order of La Carlota City government to Roxol Bioenergy Corp.in La Carlota for pollutions issues. SEE STORY ON PAGE 7.* (Jun de los Reyes / NDB photos)

December 6, 2017

The exclusive distributor of the popular wheatgrass and guyabano powedered drink mix Jinga Juice, is looking for dealers and sub-dealers for Bacolod City and other Negros Occidental cities and towns.


BUSINESSMAN Jesric Tabujara Taquiso.*

December 6, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday issued an order officially declaring the New People’s Army (NPA), the armed component of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), a terrorist organization, making good on an earlier threat to do so after breaking peace negotiations with the Left.

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, who made the announcement in a press briefing at Malacañang, said the presidential order actually cites the “CPP-NPA” as the terrorist group.