Bago City

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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)

Bago City Awarded as Most Improved LGU by the National Competitiveness Council

Bago City was awarded first place in the Most Improved LGU category by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) during the unveiling of the Cities & Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) at the 5th Annual Regional Competitiveness Summit held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila.

CMCI is an annual ranking of Philippine cities and municipalities developed by the NCC through the Regional Competitiveness Committees (RCCs) with the assistance of the United States Agency for International Development.

Manila Volleybelles Set to Play in Bacolod on Aug.21

The growing following for volleyball led various groups to bring popular teams in Manila to play in an exhibition game at STI-WNU Gymnasium this coming August 21, 2017 at 4:30pm. Carmela Arcolas Gamboa who led the organizing of the said games in the City says they will bring the Ateneo Lady Eagles and Banko Perlas Spikers in Bacolod.

Coach Carmela Arcolas-Gamboa says that the growth in following and interest in volleyball had gone into a significant rise, Gamboa also added that there is a need for a grassroots program to address cater to the growing involvement of the kids with the sport.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

BCC Student Died, 2 Others Injured

A motorcycle back rider got killed and the other back rider and the driver were injured when they slammed into a van Saturday morning along the national highway in Crossing High School in Barangay Lag-asan, Bago City.

Sr. Insp. Hercules Trigue, Bago PNP Deputy police chief, identified the victim as Marvin Arangote Bercebal, 22, single, student of Bago City College and resident of Purok Roadside in Barangay Lag-asan, Bago City. He sustained head and body injures and died-on-the-spot.