Daily Archive

December 8, 2017

Former PBA players, ex-varsity standouts and current collegiate stars are expected to banner the 8 teams seeing action in the upcoming Congressman Greg Gasataya Christmas Basketball Open Invitational League on Sunday, December 10, 2PM at the STI-West Negros University gym.

December 8, 2017

Nine professionals have successfully completed the prescribed requirements of the Japanese Language Proficiency Education Nihonggo in a six-month training in reading, writing and conversation; and learning the culture and traditions of Japanese, for a total of 520 hours at the Japanese Language Proficiency Tutorial Center at Mayfair Building, Bacolod City recently.


Marrion Aburido, Kristine Joy Albutra, Rodalyn Bodios, Michael Valdez Lingga, Sheena Mae Desaca, Klowei Anne Jonota, Leizel Agravante, Yushitaka Koda, Mizuho Okoda and many others receive their Certificates of Japanese Language Proficiency from Wennona Ballares Sakate with Directress Eve Mendoza of Japanese Language Proficiency Tutorial Center (JLPTC) with Jun de los Reyes, Michael Dan Salvilla and Sensie Clarence Brillantes.*(JDR/NDB photo)

December 8, 2017

A group of students from La Consolacion College (LCC)-Bacolod bagged P100,000.00, trophy and certificate after winning the NEGROS FIRST Institute of Technology Global Campus Conceptual Design Competition which was launched last October by the provincial government.


Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (seated, 2nd from left) together with NOLITC Administrator Dr. Ma. Cristina Orbecido (seated, 2nd from right), Architects Rogely Gambito-Lora (seated, left) and Levi John Cayayan with the winners and runners-up of the NEGROS FIRST Institute of Technology Global Campus Conceptual Design Competition at the Capitol, yesterday.*(Richard Malihan photo)

December 8, 2017

Twenty-five Talisaynon housewives were beneficiaries of a Meat Processing Livelihood Training Program sponsored by the Province of Negros Occidental and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) at the Visayan Center for Hotel and Restaurant Services, Inc., Eroreco Subdivision in Bacolod City.


Talisay City Team PIO takes part in the documentation of the livelihood training program of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with Province of Negros Occidental. (left photo) Leo Jayme and Jonaz Lojera Delleva, Team PIO with Ray Francis Sinoro of MBCCI. Photo right shows delegates from Talisay City.*

December 8, 2017

A man with illegal possession of firearm case was shot by unidentified suspect while standing in front of a bakery at Midtown Public Market in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police authorities in Canlaon PNP identified the victim as Harry Biano Sagaycay, 42, married, of Exodus Avenue, Barangay Panubigon, Canlaon.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the body and was rushed to Canlaon District Hospital.

December 8, 2017

A helper was confiscated with firearm during Oplan Bakal/Sita at Seven Star Bakery along Locsin Street, Barangay 4, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental around 2:30 a.m. (yesterday) Thursday. San Carlos City police led by PO3 Renato Rosagazo arrested the suspect, Angel Lapaz Repuela, 20, single, resident of Hacienda San Jose, Barangay Guadalupe, San Carlos City.

Confiscated from him was one (1) .38 caliber revolver without serial number loaded with four live bullets of the same caliber.

Also confiscated from him was one bladed weapon.

December 8, 2017

Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo has been ordered dismissed from public service by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales for grave misconduct over the allegedly anomalous use of the province’s 2013 budget.

The governor will also be permanently disqualified from public office and forfeit all his retirement benefits.

December 8, 2017

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Bacolod Field Office arrested seven drug suspects including a minor in a raid about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Brgy. 2, Bacolod City.

The operation of PDEA is a high impact operation against high value target identified as Carlos Sonico, 18, single, of Purok Kagaykay, Barangay 2 here.

Arrested with Sonico were Kiefer Salnac, 33; Wendyl Arcenio, 21; Ernie Magbanua, 37; Kerwin Hablero, 42; Wilfredo Diaz, 44; Anthony Cadungo and a 17-year-old boy who acts as runner of the suspects in their operations.

December 8, 2017

A woman was arrested in drug buy bust conducted by Binalbagan police in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Villa Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario in the town around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Albert Sy, OIC police chief of Binalbagan PNP identified the suspect as Lilibeth Villegas Artajo, 45, married, of Villa Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario.

December 8, 2017

Police provincial director Sr. Supt. Rodolfo Castil yesterday cautioned the public against personalities who introduced themselves as police officers.


IMPOSTOR COP. Sr. Supt. Rodolfo Castil Jr. (left) Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office director presents to the media Noel Celestino who introduced himself as the police director of Neg. Occ. and promised a police officer who requested for assignment transfer. He also got P1,500 from a pastor supposedly to pay for his hotel in San Carlos City.*

December 8, 2017

“Imagine Heaven," a chorale convergence to usher in the birth of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, will be held tonight starting 7 p.m. at the IKTHUS OSBRON HALL along Lacson St., in Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod City.

At least nine Christian Church choirs and other vocally-gifted believers are expected to participate in the third year presentation of the much-awaited Christmas concert, which will include the giving of special gifts to lucky guests during a raffle draw.

December 8, 2017

Responding AFP chopper forced to land in sugarcane field due to trouble

Two soldiers of the 62nd Infantry Battalion were wounded in two encounters with the communist terrorists in the hinterlands of Himamaylan City yesterday morning.


EMERGENCY LANDING. The PAF helicopter that made an emergency landing, after developing trouble at around noontime yesterday, at a sugarcane field in Brgy. Pilar, Hinigaran, some 500 meters from the national highway.*(Arman Toga photo)