Daily Archive

February 13, 2018


The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) hold its first Board of Trustees meeting for the year 2018 at Bacolod Pavillon Hotel. (Sitting L-R) Ma. Engenita Magusara, Margarita Lopez, Atty. Adelaida Rendon, Ms. Juvy A. Pepello and Dr. Erenesto A. Palanca. (Standing) Mr. Dominador Bingco, Mr. Carlos R. Estacio representing Ms. Maria Aurora Estacio, Dr. Romulo Rhoel Mogul and Joy Mar Valle.*

February 13, 2018

Cambodia’s Boeung Ket FC will try its best to win against AFC Zonal champion Ceres Negros FC tonight at Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City, 7:30PM.

Boeung Ket coach, Keo Kosal admitted in the press conference yesterday that the host squad is strong but they are ready for this match.

Coach Risto Vidakovic of Ceres FC was sincere in saying that this is their most important game. After winning two games in the Champions League and losing to China, this AFC Cup is more important as teams in our group will be pressuring us more.

February 13, 2018

* OVERPASS & WATER SPILL. From 09166578432: Good day NDB. Wala gid progreso Ciudad sg Bacolod kay asta subong wala pa gd suga ang overpass dira sa Mansilingan Elementary Schoool. Ang karigna sg malapad nga amawan tunga karsada sa Bakyas area indi gid masarangan kay-uhon ka DPS kg engineering brigade ka Bacolod City Government, Asta lang sila kutkot palikaw tubig. Why not hire engineering brigade from Cebu or Iloilo to solve the problem.

February 13, 2018

The recently concluded 28th Kali-kalihan harvest festival 2018 and 35th Founding Anniversary gathered the people of the Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto and showcased their heritage, history and culture. Mayor Laurence Marxlen dela Cruz said the common goal that has been set as “One Salvadorian” is objective of the Municipality that the people should unite in a common purpose and heed the call of unity so that the simple dreams and aspirations of the people to prosper and thrive can be achieved.


The Kali-kalihan Festival street dance showcased the culture and heritage of DSB.*(Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

February 13, 2018

Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) Board Member for Planters Atty. Emilio Bernardino Yulo and OIC Assistant Administrator Mary Antoinette Tampo led the official ribbon cutting during the turn-over ceremony of the completed Farm-to-Mill-Road (FMR) Project at Brgy. Himaya, Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, recently.


From L-R: Mayor Nadie Arceo, Enrique Lauriano, Jr. Vice-Mayor Teresita Gabrido, BM Dino Yulo, Mary Antoinette Tampo and Joaquin Diño

February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day is two days away. What is the best or most precious Valentine gift to give to a loved one or significant other?

It should be priceless. It is taking good care of your heart first and foremost, taking good care of your loved one’s heart and influencing your family and community to engage in healthy practices. Starting this February 14, make every single day a heart day. Empower your mind to power your heart.

February 13, 2018

DENR’s Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)–Bago City had rescued three Sea Turtles and three Reticulated Pythons from different cities and towns.


For. Ginalyn B. Ecraela and CENRO Bago Staff Elmo Cagalitan measuresthe carapace of the Green Sea Turtle.*

February 13, 2018

Police operatives arrested a drug suspect in a buy bust operation in Barangay Poblacion, Manjuyod town around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Manjuyod police led by Police Senior Inspector Vann Joel Tingson together with Drug Enforcement Unit, in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Agent Amory Introleso arrested Cliff Askin Yap, “Alias Dukin”, 30, single, resident of Barangay San Jose, Manjuyod.

The suspect was confiscated with one small heat sealed ‘shabu’ in exchange for P600 marked money.

February 13, 2018

One person was stabbed dead after using the slippers of another person in Sitio Candalaga, Barangay Banga, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police identified the victim as Nicoy Mahinay Dantes, 30, married, while the suspect was Ariel Alvirico Bayawa, 30; single, all residents of the place

Police investigation disclosed that the victim was having a drinking session at the place. Later a heated argument ensued when the victim wore the slippers of Rane Dantes.

The suspect got angry and left the place but promised to return.

February 13, 2018

One person was stabbed dead and another wounded when shot by a woman in a pre-wedding incident around 12:30 a.m. Sunday at Purok Bagong Silang, Barangay Bato, Sagay City, Negros Occidental.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto; Sagay PNP police chief identified the victim as Danilo Pingcas Abayon, 55, married, resident of the place. He sustained two stab wounds in the body inflicted by unidentified suspects.

He was found dead near the house of Gina Gonzaga where a pre-wedding dance was being held.

February 13, 2018

Trips of seacrafts and roll on, roll off vessels plying between Cebu, Negros and Panay and in-between are suspended since yesterday when PAGASA placed these areas under storm warning signals due to the approaching “Basyang”.

Tropical storm “Basyang” accelerated as it threatens Eastern Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said late yesterday afternoon.

February 13, 2018

The vice mayor of E. B. Magalona town has filed graft and corruption and other charges against the town’s mayor and other officials before the Ombudsman.


Vice Mayor Robert F. Acaling

February 13, 2018

Mayor Evelio Leonardia ordered the suspension of classes in all public pre-school, elementary, and high schools in Bacolod today due to Tropical Storm “Basyang.”

Leonardia, who is in Cebu City together with the mayors for a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte, made the order to DepEd-Bacolod schools division superintendent Cynthia Demavivas, upon consultation with her and Executive Assistant Jose Ma. Vargas, head of Cluster on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.