Bacolod City

2 Killed, 3 Injured in Mishap

Two persons were killed and three others were injured in a motorcycle accident at Sagay City and Barangay Alijis in Bacolod City Friday and Saturday.

The victims were identified as Merciaves Alolor, 78, of Barangay Puey, Sagay City and Kent Dave Millarez, 22 of Homesite, Barangay Montevista, Bacolod City.

Injured were Arturo Alolor, 38 and 5-year-old son RJ, both of Barangay Puey and Narwel Apat, 38 of Barangay Dian-ay, Escalante City.

Bacolod City Commemorates 117th Acta de Capitulacion

The Bacolod Cultural Foundation, Incorporated and the City Government of Bacolod commemorated the 117th Anniversary of the signing of the Act of Capitulation at the historic Fountain of Justice in the Old City Hall, yesterday.

Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella, together with Councilors Em Legaspi - Ang (6th from left), Sonya Verdeflor (5th from right), Jocelle Batapa - Sigue (4th from right), Wilson Gamboa, Jr., Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) head Catalino Alisbo (7th from right) and members of the Bacolod Cultural Foundation, Incorporated stand before the marker at the Fountain of Justice where the house of Don Jose Ruiz de Luzuriaga once stood in celebration of the 117th Celebration of the Acta de Capitulacion, or the surrender of Spanish forces on November 6, 1898.*

NGCP, CENECO Set Power Interruptions

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is scheduling a power service interruption along Bacolod–San Enrique 69kV transmission line tomorrow, November 7, 2015, Saturday, from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) shall take advantage of this downtime by implementing simultaneous maintenance activities.

Date: November 7, 2015 - Saturday

Time: 8:00AM to 5:00PM


· NGCP will conduct replacement of corroded LWST at structure no. 96, 139 and 157;

Councilor Puentevella Heads 1st Hearing for Proposed P1.8B Budget

Councilor Claudio Jesus “Kalaw” Puentevella headed the first budget hearing for the proposed Calendar Year 2016 General Fund Budget for Bacolod City worth P1.8 Billion at the MKK Annex Hall yesterday.

According to Puentevella, the hearing will help answer certain questions on the increased budget, and to hear the recommendations of department heads on their allocations.

He is also confident that the increase will bring in more projects and activities implemented by the local government come 2016.


Alan Gensoli Arman Toga Cyrus Garde Desiderio Deferia Edith Colmo
Eugene Adiong Gil Alfredo Severino James Toga Jun delos Reyes Leo Claridad
Manny Canto Owen Bayog Pert Toga Ritzy Robles Malo-oy Robert Harland
Roque P. Hofilena W. Henry O. Streegan Wennie Sancho