An uncle trying to save his nephew was both drowned while fishing in the
seawaters of Sipalay City Tuesday afternoon.
Officers of the Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET) –
Negros Occidental Chapter lead by its president, Maruja M. Japzon call on Gov.
Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from right) at the Capitol, yesterday, to invite
him as keynote speaker for the 5th PAMET Visayas Regional Conference to be held
in Bacolod City on October 13, 2014.* (Capitol photo)
Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella (center) with the Federation of PTAs
of Bacolod City: (L-R) Kenneth Perez- Bus. Manager, Jose R. Marañon- P.I.O.,
Ernesto De Asis Jr.- President, Ma. Theresa Garcia- Auditor, Jennifer Tumbagahan-
Secretary, Mayor Monico O. Puentevella; Board of Directors Nilda Casas, Pastor
Arsenio Maglasang Jr., Carlos Romeo Villanueva (Vice-President), Lorie Grace
Perdeguero- Board of Directors. * (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
In Sagay City, a 2-year-old child was discovered floating in Himogaan River
in Brgy. Paraiso, Monday.
Chief Inspector Willy Diel, OIC City police chief identified the victim as
Robert Tajonera, Jr., 26, of Brgy. 5, Sipalay City; and his uncle Alejo Delgado,
legal age, also of the said place.
Delgado’s body was fished out along Brgy. Mambaroto also in the city about
four hours after the incident.
Tajonera is still missing as of press time.
Delgado who knows how to swim tried to rescue Tajonera following big waves
that struck him and carried him to the deep portion of the area.
Tajonera’s mother said, her son does not know to swim.
Six of them went fishing using fishnets along the seashore and both sides
were pulled to the dry portion of the sea.