Bacolod City

1 Injured in Piccolo Explosion

A 26-year-od person was wounded when he tried to hide on his waist a lighted piccolo firecracker around 11 a.m. Saturday in Barangay Vista Alegre, Bacolod City.

Police Station 5 chief Senior Inspector Emmanuel Misahon said Jester Semillano of the barangay sustained hand and hip injuries and was rushed to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital here for treatment.

Misahon added that the firecracker was believed to be a left-over during the celebration of New Year’s Eve celebration.

Malls Celebrate Chinese New Year

Feel the excitement of the Chinese New Year as the malls in Bacolod City join the 11th Bacolaodiat Festival, happening on February 5-8, 2016, to give you the holiday Chinese cheer.

From January 25-February 8, a Giant Monkey King will be displayed at SM City Bacolod.

Avail discounts as the mall will have its Bacolaodiat Festival Sale from February 5-8.

See the display of Monkey King Lanterns on January 30, 5pm at The District Ayala North Point, as the works of the 11 qualified artists for the Monkey King Lantern Making contest unveil their creations.

UNO-R Holds Hiphop High Season 9

The University of Negros Occidental–Recoletos (UNO-R) will once again hold the most awaited dance competition in the province “Hiphop High season 9” on January 22, 2016, university gymnasium at 4 pm.


In photo is the Champion of UNO-R Hiphop High Season 8 - Doña Hortencia Salas Benedicto National High School

Negros Occ. to Host National Hog Convention

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental led by Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. will host the 25th National Hog Congress slated April 14 to 16, 2016 at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City.


Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (seated 4th from right) together with the organizing committee of the 25th National Hog Convention, during a meeting in Bacolod City on Tuesday, January 19.*(vet photo)

NDBers

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