A MENTALLY-ILL PERSON was reportedly responsible for the "beheading" of the statue of Negros Liberation (from the Spaniards) hero Gen. Juan Araneta. This is located outside of the Bago City Coliseum, at the very center of Araneta Highway in that historic city. This photo was taken by a concerned citizen and was also shared to NDB editor Arman Toga via FB yesterday.*
As her skeletal remains were finally found in Nueva Ecija
More netizens expressed anger for the beheading of a 32-year old Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who hails from Barangay Asia in Hinoba-an town as they lambasted her employer Dennis Samson, his wife and his brother-in-law who was tagged by policemen in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija in the kiliong.
Reports gathered by NDB also through the online media disclosed that even residents of the United Kingdom doubted Dennis Samson’s claim that he was in UK and had nothing to do with Maribel Alpas’ killing.
Cabiao PNP commander, Chief Inspector Eric de Venancio tagged Samson’s brother-in-law, Elcielo Valdez as the prime suspect and another John Doe who served as the multicab driver as accomplice in the beheading of Alpas.
The 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division, Philippine Army is opening an opportunity to the professionals in Western Visayas who want to join in the military organization as civilian employee.
The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Personnel, G1 of the Headquarters, 3ID is hiring for the following vacant positions:
Two (2) Administrative Officer II, One (1) Psychologist I, One (1) Nutritionist/Dietician and Two (2) Administrative Aide IV.
Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. welcomed government officials from Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan led by Vice Chairman Kikuchi Toshiabe at the Provincial Capitol, yesterday.
They are Okabe Hideaki, Masahiro Aoki, Sato Nobuo and Dr. Terunuma Hideya. They are in the province for possible joint venture with the provincial government of Negros Occidental.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from right) with Kikuchi Toshiabe, Vice Chairman of Ibaraki, Prefecture Assembly, together with Okabe Hideaki, Masahiro Aoki, Sato Nobuo, Dr. Terunuma Hideya at the Governor’s Office, yesterday. (Capitol photo)
Ibaraki Prefecture is about four and a half hours travel by plane to Negros Occidental and the group has proposed to the governor for the establishment of a direct flight between the two provinces.
The group is also looking at possibilities of hiring Negrense nurses, nannies and construction workers to work in Ibaraki.
Bacolodnon Congressman representing BAYAN Muna Partylist Atty Neri Colmenares, in an emailed press statement said, the Supreme Court should declare the EPIRA Law unconstitutional, as well as void the proposed power rate increase of MERALCO considering that the temporary restraining order on MERALCO was to expire yesterday, April 22.
Colmenares said, after the TRO, MERALCO will be allowed to collect P4.15 per kilowatt hour increase to its consumers, which Colmenares said the highest in Philippine history.
He also said, "Electric consumers are already suffering from so many burden that it is imperative that the SC extend this temporary relief or better yet declare the proposed outrageous power rate hike as illegal and the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) as unconstitutional. We are still awaiting the SC decision for our original petition and for the motion for extension of the TRO."
A tricycle rider was killed, while a pedestrian was hurt in a separate road accidents Sunday in Sagay City and Candoni town.
Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) reports identified the casualty as Nathaniel Sevillano Villanueva, 46, of Brgy. Bato whose tricycle accidentally crashed against a Toyota Tamaraw Wagon with plate number TSE 996 owned and driven by Hernane Panes Villanueva, 61, of Lacson St., Manapla.
The accident happened about 9PM, Sunday at Sitio Caridad, Brgy. Rafaela Barrera in Sagay City. Both vehicles were running along the national highway toward Escalante City when the collision took place.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines through its Coordinator for the 2014 Year of the Laity, Atty. Romulo B. Macalintal cordially invites you to cover a seminar for Catholic laity in civil service with the theme "Tapat na Kawani-Tunay na Bayani" on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1:00PM at the 3rd Floor, St. John Marry Vianney Hall, San Sebastian Parish Rectory.
Negros Occidental Provincial Agriculturist Engr. Igmedio Tabianan was chosen as the Outstanding Agricultural Engineer for Agricultural and Rural Development by the Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers.
Tabianan, a registered Agricultural Engineer since 1985 has pioneered the creation of Agricultural Engineering Division in the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist.
April 22, 2014
The Bacolod City Water District will conduct service improvement activities which will cause temporary water supply interruption and turbid water in some portions of the service area.
ACTIVITY: Installation of Electro-magnetic Flowmeter at Greenplains Subdivision
SCHEDULE: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 23, 2014
AFFECTED AREAS: Greenplains and Pauline Subdivisions
On Earth Day 2014: GAN Urged Negrense to Commit in Protecting Negros Environment
On April 22, 1970 the first Earth Day was celebrated with over 20 million people participating. 44 years later, Mother Earth still suffer a massive environmental degradation and losses caused by in-appropriate individual lifestyle and unsustainable development patterns.
In 2013, Green Convergence conducted a survey throughout the country and ranked main environmental problems observed by communities specifically its impacts.
Water quality ranked first. It has been indicated that water contamination has been caused by cyanide and mercury from mining, pesticides from palm oil and banana plantations, chemicals from sugar central, pig wastes; plus plastic wastes and garbage.