Bago City

Capitol Employee Told to Submit Side of Accident

The Capitol employee involved in a vehicular accident that left a nurse and three others seriously injured on May 8 in Bago City will be required to submit his side of the incident, provincial legal officer Jose Ma. Valencia said yesterday.

Valencia said that the Provincial Legal Office has been directed by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. to conduct an administrative investigation into the accident involving Rodrigo Salazar, an employee of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist.

2 die in road mishaps

Two more persons were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday and Sunday, in E.B. Magalona and Bago City, police reports disclosed.

Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral, acting E.B. Magalona police chief identified the victim as Erlinda Sancho, 65, of Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay Alicante in the town.

She died on arrival at Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City due to head and body injuries.

Sancho was crossing the road in Bangga Kawayan, Barangay Alicante when bumped by a speeding vehicle driven by Leonard de Asis, 30.

Kanla-on Eruption, 19 Families in Brgy. Ma-ao Evacuated for Sulfur Smell

A total of 19 families in Barangay Ma-ao, Bago City evacuated to the Barangay Gym due to sulfur smell after Kanlaon Volcano erupted at about 6:20 p.m., Tuesday.


City Administrator Rommel P. Tam, CDRRMO Jake Aizpuro with CHO Dr. Frances Jalandoni, City Disaster Crisis Management Response Team of La Carlota conduct an on-the-spot actual inspection on the damage brought by the eruption of Kanla-on Volcano to root crops, plants, flowers, bushes, trees, roads, houses and other infrastructure projects and properties for assessment and evaluation report in Sitio Guintubdan, Barangay Ara-al, La Carlota City.* (CDRRMO-La Carlota City photo)

11 Bago City Farmers Now Landowners

Eleven farmers in Bago City, Negros Occidental recently received their “proof of ownership” of lands under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).


ONE OF THE BENEFICIARIES receiving his EP from DAR personnel during the awarding ceremony at Brgy. Atipulu-an, Bago City last August 19, 2016.*