A father and son tandem was reportedly robbed by four unidentified persons, recently who waylaid them at Crossing Sitio Sambag, Brgy. Mangahoy, La Castellana town.
Police report said Richel Abendan, 23, and his father, Reynaldo, 57, of Brgy. Biak na Bato were on their way to Hacienda Taborda from their home on board a motorcycle when blocked by the suspects who declared hold-up.
The older Abendan attempted to get away from the group when one of the suspects shot him at the back and robbed him of his P1, 000 cash. The suspects immediately left the scene.
Meanwhile, Reynaldo Abendan was brought to Isabela District Hospital and later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital for further treatment.
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A 35-year old man in Bago City was found dead reportedly after he shot himself about 10AM, Saturday at Purok Fatima, Brgy. Taloc.
Police identified the victim as Larry Martirez who allegedly shot himself in the mouth causing his death using an improvised shotgun which was recovered by authorities at the crime scene. Also recovered from the scene was a fired cartridge of the same caliber.
One-hundred eighty pupils from Aluyan Elementary School in Sitio Aluyan, Barangay Caduhaan, Cadiz City were beneficiaries of free school supplies through Aksyon Radyo Bacolod’s Balik Eskwela project last Friday, May 24.
News Director Rex Cantong and Aksyon Radyo’s Operation Tulong Task Force Acting chairperson Wilma Sugaton led the turn over program attended by Vice Mayor Samson "Jongben" Mirhan, Caduhaan Barangay Captain Eduardo Javier, Cadiz City Department of Education District Supervisor Joel Clavel, Aluyan Elementary School Head Teacher Christy
Pamplona, PTA President Lucy Banderas and Cadiz City Media Bureau head Lyn Regodos.
Aksyon Radyo Bacolod was also represented by Nona Magbanua, Felix Campaniel, Dave Bucayan, Luis Gutierrez, Nanie Quirao and others.
A tree-planting activity for the launching of the Agro-Forestry Project dubbed "Trees for Life: ATC’s Reforestation Project" was held spearheaded by Alter Trade Corporation at Nakalang-Padilla in Brgy. Mailum, Bago City, Negros Occidental.
The project - which is aimed at helping agrarian reform beneficiaries increase their productivity and contribute to improving the environment and ecosystem — was attended by Pur Project manager Pierrec James, together with GEPA manager Robin Roth, as well as
Community Development Service, and Dionesio Sanchez, chairman of NAFPWA.
Nakalang Padilla Farm Workers’ Association chairman Sandrico Cornelio (left) and GEPA manager Robin Roth at the ceremonial planting of seedlings.*
Eight members of the Philippine Army and a civilian were injured in a road accident after their canter truck fell about 11AM, Friday along the national road at Sitio Moog, Brgy. Vista Alegre, Ilog town.
Traffic report said the green-colored canter truck 47th Infantry Battalion of Philippine Army based in Brgy. Tiling, Cauayan with plate number SHL 769 driven by Private Gerald Pulviras, 24, was moving towards Kabankalan City when it swerved and accidentally fell on the right side of the road. Pulviras with Capt. Glenford Libre; PFC’s Lawrence Parreño, Julius Araneta, Joemar Andal and Dario Tolentino; Corporals Jerome Punsalan and Hane Charl Tureta and Sgt. Ronilo Aguacito with civilian Ma. Fe Gallardo.
The victims were rushed to Don Lorenzo Memorial District Hospital in Kabankalan City for medical treatment while follow-up investigation of the incident was referred to SPO2 Rygie Pigar.
Some 1,000 women sari-sari store entrepreneurs in the cities of Bacolod, Bago and Talisay, this province will be awarded their Certificates of Training on Gender-Responsive Entrepreneurship by top officials of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Coca-Cola Philippines.
TESDA Sec. Joel Villanueva and Atty. Adel A. Tamano will lead the awarding May 9, 2013 at 9:00 a.m-2:00 p.m.. at Bago City Coliseum.
Bago City’s Christian Sison and Christian Pavia of Cadiz City, both suiting up for the University of St. La Salle badminton team won the title in the Men’s Doubles Level C of the recently-wound up 11th Equi Parco Cup held last April 30-May 2 in Butuan City.
In the finals, Sison and Pavia defeated fellow Negrense duo of Talisay City’s Mike Minuluan (Riverside College) and Cadiz City’s Alem Palmares (USLS).
Sison and Pavia pocketed P40,000 cash prize as champion while Minuluan and Palmares settled P20,000 as runner-up.
Meanwhile, USLS’ tandem of Pavia and Palmares went home with another honor after settled first runner-up in the Men’s Doubles Level B.
Three students from Bago City College Education Department, Bago City, Negros Occidental, took two first places and a second place in an International Creative Writing Competition sponsored by the United States Peace Corps.
Athena S. Lagman, a second year student and Catherine P. Cordova, a third year student at Bago City College, each took first place in the international competition. Mary Grace Bangay, a first year student, took second place among students from 6 countries which participated at the college level in the creative writing competition: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Mongolia, Philippines and Ukraine.