CORRUPTION OF EXTRAORDINARY PROPORTIONS. Contrary to earlier reports about the properties she and her family own, JLN or Janet Lim-Napoles could, indeed, land in Ripley’s Believe it or not as holder of the as yet Philippine record, for the biggest scammer apart from the late dictator and the former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her whole family using public funds and by a private person.
Fifty percent of the pork barrel funds of congressmen and senators whom she was able to enlist in her fake NGO program using their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), or pork barrel funds went to Napoles, ten percent to conduits either personnel of various departments or staffers of senators and congressmen.
Napoles got 40 percent of the fund but which was not an applied for projects of the poverty-stricken sectors of the population.
This was allegedly the interpretation of Atty. Joselito Bayatan on the meaning MKK!
Is it possible that he was referring to those senators and congressmen involved in the PDAF scam, or, was he referring to himself and certain officials and employees of OBO who are now being charged with graft and corruption?
It is about time that an official of the former administration admit that there were a lot of shenanigans during the nine-year administration of now Cong. Evelio R. Leonardia, and, probably having a mental lapse or pangs of conscience Atty. Bayatan decided to "come clean!"
Well and good because at this point and time there have been no opportunities yet for the just-installed officials, who will be in office for the next three years!
On the other hand, judging from the number of criminal and administrative cases filed against now Congressman Evelio Leonardia and several city officials, Atty. Bayatan has the expertise and experience to call himself and certain City officials as KAWATAN!
The government must not allow the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) raiders of Zamboanga City to just walk away from the mess they are still doing.
They have done it before and they were allowed to escape.
Now they are into it again.
They must be punished for resorting into such disastrous option that only brought miseries not only to almost 70,000 civilians now in the evacuation centers.
As it is Cadiznons have nowhere to turn to against the dumping of coal at the depot said to be owned by Engr. Cesar Laoas and the group he is representing.
There are many violations as to the coal storage but since most of the officials of Cadiz City are on the side of coal storage owners and even the opening of a coal plant, so nobody cares at all if coal brings poison and atrocities on the environment based on studies by advance nations all over the world.
We are already on the age of cyber communication and based on the internet survey of those Cadiznons now living abroad, they are against the encroach of coal in Cadiz.
But of course dirty talks of how some officials had been had by lobby money of coal people so how can our supposed officials protect us when they are benefited by the dumping of coal? Most of them lived in limbo knowing they cannot win against the truth that coal is bringing poison to us in Negros.
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 OVERLOADED TRUCKS. 09166578432: Paging high and mighty sugarcane planters, para malikawan aksidente sa dalanon dapat kamo gid mag initiate sa paghimo sang laye nga magmulta sa mga overloaded trucking sang tubo. Di hamak nga perwisyo sa mga motorista ang nagakawigit nga tinumpok-tumpok sang tubo labi na kun kagab ihon. Dugang pa diri ang nagakaaberya nga trucking nga my dark-colored trapal nga hapin sa likuran sini. Damo na mga kotse kag motorsiklo nagsulohot sa amo sini nga sitwasyon. Pangatlo nga tuig ko na ini ginareklamo sa NDB. Thanks to NDB for publishing for the nth time my views, comments and complaints. Akon gid ginalaoman ang madasig nga pag aksyon sang mga natungdan.
 KALAW PUENTEVELLA. 09464702090: Tani madala ang pag pakay o ni Councilor Kalaw sang streetlights dra sa daku nga planta sa Mansilingan pakadto Paglaum Village kag boundary Murcia kag Bacolod kay wala da streetlights. Tani sa pagpasar ya sang resolution na mabudgetan ini na proyekto matuman na kay delikado gid na da councilor. Tani may aksyun na. Thanks.
 HANGING BACOLOD. 09476155310: Ang pagprogreso sang Bacolod City mabudlay matigayon miyentras nga wala nagahinangpanay kag nagabinuligay si Rep. Bing kag Mayor Monico. Wala nila nga duha ginahunahuna nga sila ginboto sang ila mga constituent para pa-awayon kundi maghatag sang serbisyo publiko sa mga tao.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella greeting NDB’s Rolando Espina and W. Henry O. Streegan, "Fearless and Peerless icons of NPC.*
The solution is to reform, not abolish, the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK).
This is the stand of Thea Mae Dino, who heads the provincial federation of SK in Negros Occidental, when asked of her view on the pressing call to abolish the SK.
"The SK is flawed, we don’t deny that," Dino said Friday, "we are asking help to reform the system and not abolish it."
Local News: Sagay City Administrator, Atty. Beethoven B. Fuentesfina Receives an Outstanding Service Award
The City Government of Sagay through its SangguniangPanlunsod Office presented a Plaque of Outstanding Service Award to city administrator Atty. Beethoven B. Fuentesfina, as the city’s highest expression of gratitude for his exemplary service of SangguniangPanlungsod member for nine consecutive years.
The SangguniangPanlungsod of the city passed Resolution No. 2013-088 authored by City Councilor Sherden A. Sy entitled "Resolution giving Outstanding Service Award to Atty. Beethoven B. Fuentesfina for his exemplary performance as an elected SangguniangPanlungsod Member of the City of Sagay for 9 consecutive years. "
During his term as City Councilor, he chaired the committees on Finance and Appropriations, Education and Culture, Land Use and Zoning and Committee on Laws. He authored the highest number of significant resolutions and ordinances in the city council geared towards the betterment of the city and the people of Sagay.
The resolution also stated that his remarkable achievements and devotion to sworn duty coupled with his talent, dedication, and since passion to serve the people of the City of Sagay are clear indicators of his competence as a legislator.
Two days after the launching of Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (PIDU) which is part 2 of the Marching for Peace; Serving the Countryside Project of the provincial government of Negros Occidental and the 303rd Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army, focused in Northern part of the province, a 10-minute armed encounter around 4:45 am of September 15, splurged between 33rd Division Reconnaissance Company and 6th Special Action Battalion of the Philippine National Police who responded to the report regarding the presence of armed men suspected as NPAs at Sitio Magt
The University of St. La Salle Stingers continued its winning streak and showed how they are well-prepared in Season 33 after taming the defending champion West Negros University Mustangs last Friday, 63-57, in the ongoing Negros Occidental Private School Sports, Cultural and Educational Association collegiate basketball tournament.
A piece of the action during the USLS-WNU game last Friday.* (James G. Toga photo)
While playing at home, the Stingers displayed their preparedness by holding the Mustangs offense far from expected – allowing the latter team at bay in the entire game.
It was also a night that USLS successfully singed the back of the Mustangs, as they failed to run the floor to hit their shots. The champion spirit isn’t there with WNU during that game – no urgency to win.