The Gender and Development Office opens the Women’s Month Celebration with a Photo Exhibit depicting the lives of women.
Collaborative images from the GAD Office and Photo journalist Owen Segovia Bayog of the Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB) are now on display at the Talisay City Hall lobby for public viewing.
TALISAY CITY Administrator Atty. Jovim Entila, Remy Capillador, Mayor Eric Saratan, Pastor Ronie Masa of Association of Churches of Talisay, PCINSP Joeresty Coronica, Pat Casiple, Talisay City Cooperative Development Council and Executive Assistant Edwin Pahilanga pose at the Photo Exhibit gallery yesterday at the Talisay City Hall lobby..* (Talisay CMO Photo)
Photos of the recent activities of the women sector in Talisay and the photo stories of various women are illustrated by Bayog in his first Photo Exhibit this year.
Rose Tuvill,a Talisay focal person, Gender and Development Office welcomes women’s groups during the launching activity of the month-long celebration of the Women’s Month 2014.* (Talisay CMO Photo)
The operation of the First Farmers Holding Corporation (FFHC), sugar mill in Talisay City’s outskirts, has been paralyzed after an early morning picket-rally was carried out anew by the dismissed manual workers’ union and also due to more than a year of waiting for the resolution of their labor case filed.
The City government of Talisay under the administration of Mayor Eric M. Saratan, M.D. was again a recipient of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Seal of Good House Keeping Award for the year 2012.
Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas in his personal note to Mayor Saratan said the seal is awarded to LGUs that successfully meet the requirement of the full disclosure policy, have exemplary standards of frontline services and procurement and proven to have no adverse or disclaimer audit findings by the Commission on Audit.
Mayor Eric M. Saratan, M.D. discussed policies and programs of his administration to City department heads.*
Following an early breakfast meeting, Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella went directly to the Bacolod People’s House where a special turnover of customized wheelchairs to Persons with Disabilities (PWD) spearheaded by the De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (DLSHSI) was being conducted and openly said that what he had witnessed has "made his day."
With the Dean of the College of Rehabilitation Services Dr. Ma. Cecilia Licuan.* (CMO-PIO photo)
"Thank you for remembering those who are in need," said Puentevella while he wholeheartedly thanked the organizers of the turnover, including the Charity Rehabilitation Services (CRS) of the University.
BACOLOD Mayor Puentevella with wheelchair beneficiary Girlie Pangadlo of Alijis.* (CMO-PIO photo)
The exodus of arrest of NPA top leaders in Northern Negros Occidental was just an implementation of warrants of arrest issued by the court, says Maj. Ray Tiongson, chief, public affairs office, 3rd Infantry Division of the army. Just before the Valentine’s day celebration, the joint forces of the Philippine Army soldiers and Philippine National Police, arrested Victor Tapang, Alias Ardem/Guideon/Kenneth and a top ranking leader of the NPA. As reported by the arresting officers, Tapang was riding on a motorcycle in the hinterlands of Silay City.
This was followed by another arrest of NPA top leader. At 6:10 am the other day, Romulo Bitoon was collared at Hacienda Dos Hermanas, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. He was identified by his fellow rebels as Romulo Bitoon, alias Molong, secretary of the Regional United White Area Committee, at the same time member of the Executive Committee of Komiteng Rehiyonal Negros.
LIN-AY SANG TALISAY 2014 – Treni Rivera after being crowned at the Lin-ay sang Talisay 2014 with Talisay First lady Sheila Yap-Saratan and Mayor Eric Saratan at the Talisay City Public Plaza during the City’s Charter Day Celebration recently.*(Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Talisay City Mayor Eric Saratan and wife Shiela enjoying the Lin-ay sang Talisay pageant night recently during the City’s Charter Day Celebration.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Police operatives of Victorias City Police Station busted a man peddling illegal drugs, at about 12:45 PM, yesterday at Brgy. 6 in the city.
PSupt. Santiago Y. Rapiz, Victorias PNP chief led the operation resulting to the arrest of Jerry Magallanes, 35, of Zone 5, Brgy. 6 after handing a small plastic sachet containing suspected shabu in exchange for P300.00 marked money.
Also recovered from him were two cellular phones and P1, 350. 00 cash believed to be proceeds from his trade.
He is detained at the said police station for examination and filing of criminal charges for violation of Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Powered by Azkals veterans Roel Gener, Yante Bernales and keeper Tats Mercado alongside erstwhile national standouts John Carmona and Ziggy Tonog, the Dynamic Builders FC of Ricky Yanson outpowered Leo Rey Yanson-managed Ceres-Bacolod United FC, 2-nil to capture the 38-Above division of the just-concluded 1st Ceres FC Friendship 7-A-Side Football Festival held at the Ceres FC North Football League in Talisay City.
Despite the efforts of Ceres squad led by former national team mentor Norman ‘Nonoy’ Fegidero Jr., the Dynamic FC came out dominating in the tournament. Settled for second runner-up is Ceres-BUFC B while the FCB-A finished third runner-up.
Tropical storm "Basyang" displaced a total of 770 families or approximately 3,812 individuals in Negros Occidental as of Saturday morning, a report of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development (PSWD) said yesterday.
‘Basyang’ destroyed two houses and damaged 55 more, it added.
PSWD officer Liane Garcia said this includes the 99 families or 457 individuals from 12 barangays in Silay and Talisay City.
The three affected barangays in Talisay City include Zone 5, Zone 8 and Zone 14-A; while affected barangays in Silay City are Poblacion, E. Lopez, Guinhalaran, Rizal, Hawaiian, Brgy. 2, Balaring, Lantad and Mambulac.
Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella said yesterday the hosting of the 2013 National Philippine Youth Games-Batang Pinoy is a success.
"It was one of the best because of the cooperation of every body," Puentevella said during the opening of the one-day Ceres 7 A-side Friendship Tournament at North Ayala Football field in Talisay City.
Puentevella was the "father" of Batang Pinoy when he was still a Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner whose term ended in 1998.