Swindling cases abound in Sagay City after another resident of the city was victimized by a group of alleged "budol-budol" gang members Monday morning.
Lourie Aguirre Suetado, 32, single, of Barangay Poblacion 2, Sagay reportedly lost a cellphone and jewelries worth some P8, 000 to a woman and a man who sweet-talked her near a bank at about 10:30 in the morning of Monday.
Passing by at the place on her way to the market, an unidentified woman approached her asking where she can find a cargo truck being rented.
The United Nations (UN) Food Security and Agriculture Cluster under the Office of Coordinating Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in relation to its relief work on Typhoon Yolanda and in collaboration with the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM)-Negros Office will be having Community Consultations in two cities (Cadiz & Sagay) in Negros Occidental today and tomorrow, April 10 and 11.
The UN–PRRM Team will be holding courtesy calls to the Governor’s Office and also to the mayors of two cities in relation to the visit.
Cluster Coordinator Sandra Uwantege Hart will lead the UN team with PRRM-Negros Area Manager Edwin Balajadia.
The 18th Sinigayan Festival 2014 opened with a big bang at the Sagay City Public Plaza Monday, March 17, 2014 with a colorful parade. The activity was participated by the local government and private sectors headed by Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr., Congressman Leo Rafael M. Cueva (2nd District), Mayor Alfredo ‘Thirdy’ Marañon, Vice-Mayor Narwin Javelosa Jr., Provincial Board Members Dr. Miller Serondo, Salvador Escalante Jr. and Primitivo Rivera Jr., President of the Sinigayan Foundation Inc..
(photo left) Governor Alfredo G. Marañon Jr., Congressman Leo Rafael M. Cueva, Vice-Mayor Narwin Javelosa Jr. and Mayor Thirdy Marañon cut the ceremonial ribbon for the opening of the Taliambong Food Festival Village and exhibits; while (photo right) Board Member Dr. Miller Serondo and Salvador Escalante Jr. spearhead the opening of the Sinigayan Livestock, Poultry and exhibits.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
In recent years, Sagay City has prominently made a name for itself as an emerging tourism destination. It has been a favorite "Lakbay Aral" site for many LGUs because of its government projects and environmental protection programs which are worth emulating. With hard work and commitment of their leaders and people they have transformed their city into an interesting place to visit, relax, learn and enjoy.
Come and experience their SEA, SAND and SIGHTS at the 32,000-hectare Sagay Marine Reserve.
Two unidentified suspects surfaced from nowhere and blocked the way of two motorcycle-riding collectors and divested them of P25, 000 and cellphone in a subdivision in Brgy. Poblacion, Sagay City Wednesday noon.
Ronilo Vicera, alias "Bodo", 23, married, of Sitio Tan-ao, Brgy. Poblacion 2, Sagay City and his driver Randy Dayanan, 25, married, of Sitio Tinambugan, Brgy. Tam-lang, Escalante City reported the incident to police operatives but failed to catch up with the unidentified suspects who immediately escaped to unknown direction.
More than 100 sugarcane planters, sugar mill technologists and bio-energy stakeholders attended the Philippine Sugar Technologists Association, Inc. (Philsutech) Farm & Plant Tour 2014 conducted last March 4 to 5.
Lopez MDDC Coordinator Oscar Gil Ascalon briefs the Philsutech Farm & Plant Tour participants on the results of the field verification trials conducted on promising sugarcane varieties at the Lopez MDDC farm in Fabrica, Sagay City.*
"This is an annual Philsutech activity to enhance the planters’ knowledge in farm practices and to update stakeholders on latest developments in the milling and bio-energy sectors," said Mike Cumagun, Philsutech Vice-President for Agriculture & Farm Engineering Division which spearheaded the activity.
As part of bringing government services nearer to people, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) CENRO Cadiz City held its 1st "Araw Ni Bossing" in 2014 in Brgy. Bulanon, Sagay City, Negros Occidental.
This activity was done by informing local residents and students the different programs and projects that the DENR is implementing in their area. This is also the time that community members, barangay officials, students and teachers can inquire directly to DENR officials their concerns and assistance related to ENR functions and responsibilities.
Students, residents and teachers attentively listen to DENR Specialists who imparted DENR programs and projects to the public.*
A motorcycle rider was declared dead on arrival at a hospital facility after his vehicle collided on a prime mover truck about 4:30AM, Sunday along the national highway in Brgy. Poblacion 2, Sagay City.
Traffic report said a Motorstar motorcycle without plate number owned and driven by Angie Agosto, 27, of Hacienda Ricky, Brgy. Paraiso was heading toward Sagay City proper, upon reaching the vicinity of Kilometer 81, Hacienda Conchita 3, Brgy. Poblacion 2, it accidentally hit a yellow-colored prime mover.
CHRISTMAS IS ANYTIME. Christmas is anytime of the year, one finds the urge to share gifts or whatever with fellowmen that can improve their lives. There were members of the Bacolod Lions Club led by Honorato Tonogbanua and Lions Jules administering to the small town of Sagay City’s islanders whom they feted recently. Lions Estela Lopez helping the lady Lions distribute the good items they have brought to the Molocaboc Islanders.*(Rolly Espina photos)
Ayala Foundation team with Mayor Patrick Escalante of Cadiz City and the fishermen and their new boats.*
On January 28, Ayala Foundation, Inc. (AFI) officially turned over fishing boats and seeds to fishermen and farmers in Negros Occidental as part of its long-term rehabilitation efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda.
Ceremonial seeds turnover to Mayor Patrick Escalante and the farmers of Cadiz City.*
In Sagay City, AFI partnered with the Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation’s (NVC) Peter Project and funded the building and reconstruction of 47 fishing boats in Suyac Island. During a ceremony, AFI turned over all fishing boats to the fishermen and their families.