Daily Archive

December 19, 2017


FLOWERY POSE. Local and imported breeds of some attractive and rare flowers are shown at the background during the 20th Wedding anniversary night of young couple Luis and Ana Marie Garrucho at SM City Bacolod last Sunday, December 17.*

December 19, 2017


PASKUA SA DOLID. Mayor Enrique ‘Bebot’ R. Miravalles with Vice-Mayor Octavio Pagsuberon and Sangguniang Bayan members spearhead the Lantern Parade and switch-on ceremony of light-a-tree in Paskua sa Dolid 2017 at the Valladolid Public Plaza last December 12.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

December 19, 2017

Thursday Club, an organization of business and civic leaders in Bacolod City, celebrated its 24th anniversary with a Christmas Party at Resorts Negrense in Punta Taytay, Bacolod City last Saturday, December 16.


(L-R) Tony Uy, Manny Parroco, Nene Rojas, Lito Aves, Remi Suatengco and Nene Pacheco

December 19, 2017

A man was shot dead by unidentified persons while on his way home around 6:45 a.m. Sunday in Barangay Tandayag, Amlan town, Negros Oriental.

Police identified the victim as Edito Barillo, Jr., of legal age, resident of the place.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the body from unknown caliber of firearm and was rushed to the nearest hospital, but was declared dead on arrival by attending physician.

Amlan police is still conducting investigation of the case for possible identity of the suspect and his motive.*(CMG)

 

December 19, 2017

Kabankalan City PNP arrested a woman who has a warrant for illegal drugs at Barangay Hilamonan, Kabankalan City, Negros Occ. Sunday.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan City PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Valerie Bugalon Abadiano, 29, single, Filipino, jobless, resident of Purok Paraiso, Barangay Hilamonan, Kabankalan.

She was arrested by police authorities by virtue of warrant of arrest in Criminal Case No. 2017-7755 for violation of Art. II Sec. 11 of R.A. 9165.

December 19, 2017

An unidentified suspect shot dead a native of Misamis Occidental at Sitio Batang, Barangay Talaban, Himamaylan City around 2:00 a.m. Sunday, police report disclosed.

Police Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan PNP OIC chief identified the victim as Jessie Despi Flores, 30, married, of Tuyabang Bajo, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental.

December 19, 2017

A top-ranking government official regards information officers as influencers in the community during the recently held 2017 Information Officers Conference (ICON).

Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director General Harold Clavite noted that the knowledge shared by these information officers using various communication platforms have become great value to the organization.

“The desire, passion and intent to share information is seemingly inherent in the Filipino psyche, ” Clavite said.

December 19, 2017

Members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod City approved the P52, 690,715.12 re-appropriated fund for personnel benefits and property, plant and equipment, that includes the P25,000 bonuses for each regular, casual, co-terminus and plantilla employees at the city hall, also the full-time staff of Bacolod City College.

Authored by Councilor Caesar Distrito, chair, committee on laws, ordinances and good governance, the said amount was certified by Ms. Maria Imelda Williams, OIC-City Budget Officer.

December 19, 2017

Secretary Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be guest of honor with other top DPWH officials Cong. Greg Gasataya, and city officials led by Mayor Evelio Leonardia, at the inauguration of the P365 million flyover project at Magsaysay Avenue-Araneta Street, today, December 19, 2017. This is a double-lane pavement with five spans of modular steel, four piers with a total length of 195 lineal meters, and road approaches of 280 meters, funded under the French Government-Assisted Mega Bridges for Urban and Rural Development Project.

December 19, 2017

The alleged dishonored P2 million check which was the subject of businesswoman Catherine Cabuga’s basis for filing a case in October, this year against businesswoman, Ester Cuaycong was fully paid as early as November, 2015.

This was revealed to Negros Daily Bulletin by Cuaycong’s legal counsel, Atty. Gina Mirano-Jesena, in reaction to yesterday’s news item that said Cuaycong owes Cabuga P2M for the former’s returned check.