San Carlos City
Police authorities in Negros Occidental are still trying to establish the identify of suspects who shot dead a policeman while on board his motorcycle 2PM Saturday along the highway in Brgy. Palampas, San Carlos City.
SPO1 Agustilo Hulleza Jr., a member of the Toboso Police Station was shot by motorcycle-riding suspects.
He was in the back and the bullet went through his chest.
Cops are not discounting the angle it was related to the victim’s work as an intelligence officer.
Hulleza was pronounced dead by attending physician at San Carlos City Doctor’s Hospital.
In the commemoration of the 5 de Noviembre Revolution anniversary, the Christian Community Theater, Inc. Silay Chapter, Inc. (CCT) as part of its 33rd year founding anniversary, will stage "Kumpas kag Ambahanon sang 5 de Nobyembre Rebolusyon", a dance-drama and dula-tula presentation on Nov. 5, 2013 (6PM), at the Covered Court, Silay Public Plaza, Silay City. This project is a partnership with Silay City Government in cooperation with Hugyaw Silay, Inc. The production will feature CCT Performing Artists, Hugyaw Kansilay Dancers and the Saring Kulay Band.
Original musical composition from the sarswela play "Cinco" will be the soundtrack of this dance presentation. The original composition by Armin Paredes that includes Negrosanon Pinalannga; Ano Ang Madangtan?; Handum Ko; Sa Padayon; Kahilwayan; Banwa Kalalat-an; Kabugana-an; Kasisidmon; Sa Kamatayon; Silaynon Diin Ang Padulungan?; Handa Na Ang Tanan; and "Sulong Mga Silaynon" will be used.
The National Electrification Administration (NEA) has approved the release of funds for the electrification of 38 sitios in the first district.
Edita S. Bueno, NEA administrator in a letter to Rep. Julio Ledesma said that the release of the 2013 subsidy fund is part of the government’s program for "inclusive growth and poverty reduction."
The fund amounting to more than P60 million was released through the VMC Rural Electric Service Cooperative Inc., (VRESCO) on September 9 this year, Bueno said.
"We have advised VRESCO management to ensure timely completion of the projects," she said.
Business: $107 Million Biomass Power Plant will Spurs the Economy of La Carlota," Mayor Ferrer says"
"We are very fortunate to have this project. It will give more job opportunities to our people. It will also give our local planters big or small another source of income. It will increase our local revenues and it will spur the economy of La Carlota City and Negros Occidental," Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer said.
Roberto Bob Cuenca - President of AALCPI interviewed by Chinese guests and visitors on how the mechanical tractors gather sugarcane trashes and load onto the tractors.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
La Carlota is a business and investment-friendly city. Lots of commercial establishments are now in our city and we are very thankful to our investors," Mayor Ferrer added.
Roberto "Bob" Cuenca-President of AALCPI said, "This biomass power plant is the birth of the new industry for the first time in our country. The sugar industry will be facing the effects of AFTA and the reduction of tariff from 5% to 0 in 2015. It is our responsibility to compete with other Asian countries producing sugar. We welcome with open arms, this project. It will help a lot -- our farm workers and planters not only for its value but the problem of our sugar cane trashes. This is the solution to our problems. This is a dream that we hope in the near future will succeed."
By CLAUDEN MAE GENANDA
SAN CARLOS CITY - Representatives from the ThomasLloyd Group were in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental yesterday as part of their project visits around the country.
ThomasLloyd is a leading European based asset management and project finance group dedicated to the clean and renewable energy sector in Asia. The group is composed of 36 people from Zurich, London, Prague and major cities all over Germany such as Stuttgart, Frankfurt and others. The investment symposium and project visits are being hosted by Bronzeoak Philippines, ThomasLloyd’s project development partner in the Philippines. Led by ThomasLloyd Group Chairman Michael Sieg, the group will also meet with business and government leaders both in Manila and in Negros.
A woman passenger of a mini-bus was killed while several others including the driver were injured when the vehicle they were riding was hit by an Isuzu truck running the opposite way, at about 1:50 p.m.Wednesday at the Eco-Tourism Highway in Brgy. Rizal in San Carlos City.
PO2 Junniever Zapanta, traffic investigator reported that the Isuzu truck bearing plate number ZRL 792 owned by GPM Trading and Engineering driven by Jose Lolito Villaester, 53, of Purok Roxas, Brgy. Tangub was running towards East direction of the highway when it malfunctioned.
He added the truck driver was applying brakes when it broke down and moved to the left side of the road accidentally hitting the oncoming mini-bus.
The City of San Carlos Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) Technical Working Group and Joint Inspection Team have recently visited the City of Silay for a benchmarking of the Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS).
San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor, Jr. and Vice Mayor Edgardo Quisumbing and all of their BPLS team were eager to learn the success of the city government’s implementation of the streamlined BPLS.
The mayor, vice mayor and the team had a conference with Silay City government officials at the Operation Center in Silay City. They were with Acting City Mayor Mark Golez, City Administrator- O.I.C. Noel B. Doloriac, Permits and License Division- O.I.C. Alma de la Cruz, Project Development Asst. Wilfredo D. Sayon, Jr., Transportation Regulation Officer I Alfredo Carballo Jr., City Local Government Operations Officer Rex Abello, Tourism Officer Severino Pacete, City Treasurer Elsie Jimenea and et. al.
Dengue killed 23 people in Negros Occidental in just eight months.
The Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported last Friday that from January 1 to August 31 this year, there were 17 dengue deaths across the province, excluding Bacolod City.
In a separate report of the Bacolod City Health Office (CHO) last month, dengue deaths as of August 9 had reached six, with a four-year-old boy as the latest victim.
The 17 deaths from dengue came from the cities of Talisay, Victorias, and Sagay and the town of Murcia, with two each; and the cities of Bago, Silay, San Carlos, Himamaylan, San Carlos, and Sipalay, and the towns of Binalbagan, E. B. Magalona, San Enrique and Calatrava, with one each.
Police authorities in Calatrava town confiscated an improvised firearm and ammunitions in a raid conducted early yesterday morning in one of the barangays in the municipality.
SPO1’s Edsel Villanueva and Joselito Corpin with PO3’s Rodillo Taganile and Sixto Saquilabon Jr seized an improvised gun with three live ammunitions for caliber .357 from Rosaleo Mahinay.
A gun man reportedly robbed a doctor inside his clinic in Kabankalan City past 3 o’clock on Thursday afternoon.
Police report indicated that the suspect, wearing white-colored helmet and black jacket went inside the clinic of Dr. Arturo Gebusion located at Bonifacio-Cordova Streets in Brgy. 5.
It disclosed that the suspect pretended as a patient and approached the doctor for check-up. When Dr. Gebusion asked him to take his helmet off, the suspect refused and pointed a gun at the doctor and grabbed his necklace and bracelet.