Bago City

Elderly Woman Loses P110, 000 to ‘Budol-budol’ in Bago

An elderly woman was victimized by three persons and a minor and lost about P110, 00 cash last Thursday in Bago City Public market.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victim as Emilinda Alo Balor, 59 years old, of Purok Sapsap, Barangay Poblacion in the City.

She told police operatives that three unidentified suspects, two female and a male approached her one after the other and seemed to have hypnotized her.

Grieving Mother Recalls Loving & Caring Son, Mark Lester Perez

Maria Luisa Dreyfus Perez, a long-time columnist (19 years) of the Negros Daily Bulletin (Sleep on it), a dedicated educator of the Negros Occidental High


From the Editor-in-Chief

School (NOHS) for 31 years has recalled the unforgettable and loving memories of her son Mark Lester, who passed away a few days after his 38th birthday last January 27 in their ancestral home in Bago City when he succumbed to a massive heart attack.

Mrs. Perez recalled that Mark Lester, her second of two sons and an only daughter, was a regular cyclist and was on his bicycle routine from Bago to Bacolod and vice versa on that fateful day which turned out to be his last, he felt extreme pain and was not his usual self. While at the Calumangan area, he decided to drink plenty of cold water, dropped by his grandmother's house at Damayan, Sampinit only to fall on the driveway at his in-laws when he forced himself to cycle home to Bago City where he finally expired.


The Perez Family of Bago City. The late Mark Lester (2nd L) with wife Johanna Pauline Espinosa Singson (left) with parents Ma. Luisa Dreyfus Perez and Arcelin B. Perez, only sister Alexandra Grace and eldest brother Louis Archie (right).*

Bago Music Fest 2016

City of Bago in celebration of its 50th Charter Anniversary presents “ Boom” - Bago City Music Fest 2016 on February 12, 2016 at the Festival Street from 6pm to 6am the following day.

Featuring performances from Brazilian Model/DJ Luane back to back with Model DJ Cathy Frey and together with today’s in demand DJs Ian Caram, Martin Silverio, Remon Malones, Drayrix Dingcong, Austin Las Piñas, Van with Mcs Phat Mike and CB.

Also to hype up the crowd will be showbiz royalty dancers G Force appearing in this one night event only.

Fire Razes 6 Houses in Bago City

Six houses were razed Saturday night by fire in Purok Sampaguita, Barangay Poblacion in Bago City around 6:30 p.m.

Fire Inspector Joemarie Purdadera, Bago City Fire Marshall of the Bureau of Fire Protection said the fire started at the house of Efren Posadas. The cause of fire was electrical in nature. It was fired out around 8 p.m.

The Posadas were not in the house at the time but allegedly left some appliances connected to the fire outlets like refrigerator.

Other houses totally destroyed were owned by Ofelia Infante, Rodolfo Infante and Ernesto Sorillo.

2 Killed in Bago Stabbing

Two persons were stabbed dead in separate incidents in Bago City, Sunday.

Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victims as Rogelio Ramos, 27, alias “Onyong” of Barangay Payawan, Bayawan City in Negros Oriental but temporarily residing in Purok Weber in Barangay Don Jorge Araneta in Bago City and Roel Alabi, alias “Tata” of Purok Kalubihan, Barangay Tabunan in the City.