Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its electricity consumers that, in order to ensure the stability of its distribution lines, maintenance activities will be conducted on December 14, Saturday, as follows:
Date: December 14, 2013 – Saturday
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Replacement of rotten double circuit primary poles from Alijis Substation to NGCP;
Stringing/Armoring and tying of 69KV Transmission Line from Mansilingan Rotonda to NGCP;
Opening/Closing of recloser in front of Canla-on View Subdivision, Murcia;
Opening/Closing of Air Break Switch (ABS) at Abuanan to transfer load portion of Alijis Feeder 3 to Sum-ag Feeder 2; and Tree trimming covering Alijis Feeder 3 and 7.
The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the association of the broadcast media in the Philippines, condemns the latest in what is already a long string of killings of Filipino journalists, particularly radio broadcasters, and the wounding of another in just a period of two weeks. These latest acts of impunity only serves to deepen the sense of frustration and doubt, not only in the media community, but among the population at large, about the ability of our law enforcement agencies to effectively act against violent crimes. Even more worrying is the idea, raised by some reports, that these latest incidents likely involves criminal syndicates out to silence those who expose their activities to the public.
Negros Chess Society, in cooperation with Robinson’s Place Bacolod, presents the Under-12 Kiddies Christmas Chess Tournament on December 14 & 15, 2013 at the 2/F of the mall.
Prizes at stake for this category include: P1,500 - champion; P1,200 - 2nd place; P1,000 - 3rd place; and P200 each for the 4th-10th placers. The tournament organizer requires every participants to bring their chess set & clock.
The nation’s leading TV broadcasting Network - GMA, joined the celebration of 47th founding anniversary of La Carlota City College held at their school campus on November 26.
Your Kapuso Network gave more meaning and excitement to the said event by having a Kapuso Barangayan with games and prizes for the students and faculty members of the college.
Hundreds of crowd enjoyed the different parlor games hosted by 107. 1 Campus Ayos DJ Papa Marco and entertainment rendered by the funny duo Aya and Silver.
The characters that make Christmas the "most wonderful time of the year" come alive at SM City Bacolod’s Grand Christmas Parade this holiday season.
Shoppers and mall goers young and old are in for a bright, colorful and festive treat on two consecutive Saturdays this month, starting on December 14 at 4PM, when well-loved Christmas icons parade around the mall – characters like Santa, drummer boys, elves, ballerinas and stars. Not only that, the icons that are popular all year round will join in too, for who will not delight in parading fairies, dwarfs, and MassKara Dancers too?
Twenty days before the year ends, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) unanimously approved the 2014 annual budget of the Provincial Capitol amounting to P2.2 billion.
This faster approval was unlike the 2013 Annual Budget, that was only approved on May 22 this year, or 12 days after the 2013 elections. The SP was then presided by former Vice Gov. Genaro Alvarez Jr., who challenged the re-election bid of Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr.
Marañon commended the Sanggunian, under the leadership of Vice Gov. Eugenio Lacson, for approving the annual budget during their regular session yesterday.
Police authorities in Sipalay City are conducting pursuit operation to arrest the two suspects who allegedly shot a local about 8:30AM, Tuesday at Sitio Cambugi-ot, Brgy. Camindangan.
Investigation revealed, Micheal Calapardo, 23, of Sitio Cagay, Brgy. Camindangan was with his grandmother walking towards the village market when the two unidentified suspects waylaid them.
One of the suspects allegedly grabbed and held him, while the other man shot him on the chest. The suspects were donned with face covers during the attack. The victim succumbed to gunshot wounds after the incident.
In line with the commemoration of the Cities for Life Day, the City Government of Bacolod organized a candle lighting ceremony yesterday at the Grand Lobby of the Bacolod Government Center (BGC) as a sign of their stand against death penalty and the eventual abolition of Capital Punishment.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella delivering his message yesterday during the commemoration of the Cities for Life: Cities Against Death Penalty yesterday at the Bacolod Government Center. Also in photo are (from left) City Administrator Rolando Villamor, Councilor Ana Marie Palermo, Councilor Sonya Verdeflor, First Lady Josefa Puentevella, Parole and Probation Administration Regional Director Charito Zamora, Councilor El Cid Familiaran and Executive Assistant Madeline Diaz.*
Councilor El Cid Familiaran said in his welcome speech that the position of the city is in harmony with his advocacy even when he was a private citizen and before he was elected as a member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP). The co-author of the SP resolution that takes into consideration the support and active participation of the city in the International Day of Cities of Life, Cities against Death Penalty also expressed that his stand also supports the vision of City Mayor Monico Puentevella, a Pro-Life exponent and a firm opposition of death penalty.
Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr., presently the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee Chairman of Cooperatives and Livelihood, was elected last December 7, 2013 chairman of the Bacolod City Cooperative and Development Council.
Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. with some 22 Cooperatives last December 7, 2013 after his election as Chairman of the Bacolod City Cooperative and Development Council.* (contributed photo)
Twenty-two cooperatives and various City government office representatives entitled to vote were present, who gave Gamboa resounding support after nominated by Alfredo Gonzales, representative of the Immaculate Conception Parish Cooperative and seconded by Ardis Jaculina of Negros Occidental Government Employees Cooperative (Nocgem).
In his acceptance speech, Gamboa disclosed that the City Cooperatives are entitled to "3 percent of 20 percent" of the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) and a "one million peso" fund stipulated in the Bacolod City Cooperative Development ordinance.
Victorias and Silay City Police arrested a suspect facing charges for attempted rape in a raid about 6:30PM, Tuesday at Hacienda Macamig I, Brgy. E. Lopez in Silay City.
PO3 Ian Libo-on and PO3 Valentin Cerdeña effected the arrest against Jonas Flores, 26, of Hacienda Fe, Brgy. 12, Victorias City through a warrant in criminal case number 6409-40 for attempted rape in relation to Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Act.