A 38-year old mother in Talisay City has filed a blotter report to put on record that she was allegedly nearly hit by the husband of the staff of 3rd District Board Member Manuel Frederick Ko last Feb. 26.
Complainant Judith Olverio, a resident of Brgy. Matab-ang in Talisay City, told the police in Bacolod Police Station 2 that she was following-up the financial assistance for the treatment of her son at Ko’s office in the Provincial Capitol, when she figured in an argument with Ko’s secretary, Milagring Mispeñas.
Probers of Talisay City Police Station are conducting follow-up investigation on the shooting incident, Monday morning killing two guards securing a disputed land at Hacienda Handumanan, Brgy. Concepcion and wounding a score in the area.
PSupt. Thomas Joseph Martir, police chief with PInsp. Bonifacio Aral, PO3 Marlon Cabellon and PO2 Leo Ramos conducted investigation and disclosed that Corporal Rene Escalona, of the 605th Reserve Command, Philippine Army on board his Willys-type jeep stopped in front of the Army Reservist Outpost. It was said thaton the other hand was the outpost of a security force safeguarding a portion of the land under dispute.
We are overwhelmed at the outpouring of love from people who came to welcome the pilgrim relics of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.
The pilgrim relics of St. Therese arrived in Bacolod City with a motorcade from Kabankalan City.
Thousands of Catholic devotees line up the streets to offer prayers and flowers to St. Therese as her relics pass by the parishes of towns and cities in southern Negros Occidental and in Bacolod on Tuesday. Photo shows the crowd lining up in front of Hinigaran Church. Her relics stayed at the Carmelite Monastery and will be brought to Roxas City today.*(Daryl Jimenea photo)
Sergie Tan of the National Organizing Committee representing the Visayas yesterday said that they never expected the reception for St. Therese to be that warm, with hundreds and thousands of people lining up at the streets to welcome the motorcade of the St. Therese mobile and 10-15 other vehicles from Kabankalan all the way to Bacolod.
Health and education continue to be the top priority of Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez as his office conducted simultaneous activities in the District over the week-end of February 23 and 24 benefitting 2,354 residents.
A total of 2,110 college students received the semester’s education assistance under Congressman Benitez’ Priority Development Assistance Fund and the Commission on Higher Education, Department of Education during the distribution facilitated in the Talisay Public Plaza on February 23 for students from Silay and Talisay Cities. On the same day, distribution was also held at the Murcia gym for students in the municipality of Murcia.
Last February 24, the distribution of education assistance was held in the Victorias District Office for students from E.B. Magalona and Victorias.
Guest speaker in the disaster Risk Reduction roadshow for state universities and colleges, at Carlos Hilado Memorial State College in Talisay City over the weekend, re-electionist Senator Loren Legarda told the students, "we are one in the fight against climate change as it threatens our right to life."
Legarda said, she has been advocating the fight against climate change since 2008 by going around campuses, the countrysides and some parts of the world.
The Team PNoy, led by the administration’s Liberal Party, is confi-dent of a resounding victory in the May 2013 elections, especially in Negros Occidental.
Thousands of people flock the Negros Occidental sorties of Team PNoy yesterday. Photo shows crowd in Silay City, one of the four key cities that the group visited.*
LP chairman and Team PNoy campaign manager Sen. Frank Drilon said, "I am very confident that Team PNoy will get a broad base of support here in Negros Occidental and I am confident that politicians will cross party lines to support our senatorial candidates."
Negros Occidental, including Bacolod, has a voting population of 1.57 million, the largest in Western Visayas. This province also delivered one of the largest votes for President Aquino in 2010.
Senatorial candidate, Mrs. Cynthia Villar of Team PNoy, further unveiled key pro-people programs, she had earlier vowed to implement once elected as a member of the Senate in the 2013 election during interviews in-between the senatorial slate’s stop in Bacolod, and whistle-stop campaigns in three cities in Northern Negros yesterday. She graced rallies in Talisay, Silay and Victorias Cities.
Villar first spoke in a gathering of thousands of people including LP women in the convention center in the Bacolod Pavillon site. Caña supporters, LP women also thronged the area.
She also said that she would return to the city and province and implement livelihood projects for the population here. There is a guarantee that Villar, who exuded an aura of gentleness and kindness will make it to the Senate, because in numerous poll surveys done by reputable research groups, she has swung from number five to number seven. She also rates high in the Visayas provinces.
The Talisay Basketball Athletic Club (TBAC) Inter-Color 1st Conference started off Saturday at the Talisay City Public Plaza with 8 teams vying for the championship honors.
Among these teams are the Pitbull, Golden Falcons, Jaguars, Spartans, Eagles, Green Dragons, Mustangs and Red Phoenix.
Club president Rolin Meliton stressed that this conference paved way for the city-based basketball enthusiasts to further develop camaraderie among its members as well as enhance the physical and health awareness in their city.
Some 450 agrarian reform beneficiaries and their families being assisted by Alter Trade Corporation (ATC) in Bacolod City will be benefited by the two-day medical mission to be conducted by the Korean DAHAM medical team on February 16-17 in Bago City and in La Castellana, Negros Occidental.
The Koreans, five men and five female medical volunteers, will be assisted by local physicians and volunteers, and accompanied by ATC officers, personnel, and staff during the mission.
Close to 200 patients belonging to agrarian reform and farm beneficiaries associations of the Dama, Nolan, and Ma. Cecilia in La Castellana will avail themselves of free medical services on the first day of the mission.
On the second day, 250 patients are being targeted as recipients of the medical mission at the Nakalang Padilla, Nakalang Perez, and Upper Ilijan agrarian and farm associations in Bago City.
Host Talisay Minulu-an Football Club won five categories in the just concluded Mayor Doc Eric Pasidungog 7-A-Side Visayas Football Festival played two venues, the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College and Talisay City football pitches last February 9 and 10, 2013.
They captured the titles in men’s open, ladies’open, 16-under, 14-under and 12-under and runner-up in 18-under boys.
More than 180 teams joined the tournament, according to Talisay City Sports Coordinator Warren Concepcion who also runs the tournament as tournament commissioner.