So that the public can have easy access and link with the police, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has opened accounts on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, aside from its website and email address. To be accustomed how to operate with social media accounts, the regional directors and administrative heads from different regions of police in the country, including PRO 6 Regional Director Pol Chief Supt Josephus Angan were trained at Camp Crame recently. The training was spearheaded by Pol. Chief Supt Manuel Felix, Directorate for Police Community Relations of the PNP.
Hence, netizens can now follow Police Regional Office 6, through social media such as facebook, twitter and PRO6 Official website. This initiative is part of transforming the PNP through the Chief, PNP’s thrust CODE-P by building stronger and lasting partnership towards the public.
In order to continue receiving monthly social pension from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), a special validation of the list of beneficiaries will be undertaken soon.
The Social Pension Program of DSWD is a monthly financial assistance in the amount of P500.00 to qualified senior citizens, aged 70 years old and above.
According to Wenna Berondo of the public information office of DSWD Region 6, to be validated is the list of 11,873 indigent senior citizens, and 940 families, who need special protection from DSWD.
"If Jesus Christ has not resurrected, our preachings are useless. Our faith is meaningless if Jesus Christ has not risen from the dead." Thus said Pastor Jeothro Penario of UPC Sum-ag in yesterday’s service relative to the Easter Sunday celebration. " With the resurrection of Jesus Christ, we have hope for the salvation of our souls. Like Him, we will resurrect when we die. If He has not risen, we are false witnesses about God."
The message of God to mankind was made perfect with the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Region 6 in Iloilo City denied the Motion for Reconsideration filed by Mayor Monico Puentevella of Bacolod City regarding his Memorandum Order issued on Marlou Amago, who was indefinitely reassigned to the Bacolod City Mental Health Center at Paglaum, Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City from his original position as construction and maintenance foreman at the Bacolod City Engineer’s Office.
Complying with the rules on safety driving, Vallacar Transit Corporation, Inc. operator of Ceres Buses and mini buses, is conducting regularly the random drug test on the drivers and other transport personnel of the company.
To maximize the company’s safety driving program, Ricardo Yanson, chairman of the board, initiated the "Oplan Iwas Aksidente" (OIA) launched the other day, to attain its goal of "zero accident. starting this holy week..
Regardless of distance if love is pre-destined, then lovers are connected. Yes, as the love of Pastor Amado Perez of San Dionisio, Iloilo, presently district presbyter of the United Pentecostal Church (UPC) for Eastern and Central Visayas based in Tacloban City, bridges with Pastora Christina "Sis Tina" N. Orola also of UPC in Bacolod City.
Bride Sis Tina and groom Pastor Amado, center, with Dr. Beth Salabas, 4th from left, and her clan.*
Actually they were both studying at Central Philippine University (CPU) in Iloilo City sometime 1978 where they met. Incidentally they were then active leaders of young people’s organization of their respective churches as Bible quizzers. So they were always together in church activities, the opportunity that developed their hidden attraction to each other. However, Sis Tina went home to Bacolod and pursued her studies at La Salle. Still they continued their church tasks as youth leaders. Since then they have not communicated. Until such time that Amado became a pastor and married another woman whom he had children, grown up now.
Working as a house help in Manila, Jocelyn Aligata, 23, resident of Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, is one of the 6 scholars of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for its Students Grant in Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA)
Jocelyn will be 3rd year next school year in Bachelor of Science in Forestry at Western Visayas State University (WVSU) in Lambunao Campus, Lambunao, Iloilo. She is a recipient of academic awards during the recent Pasidungog 2014 of the school.
Mayor Frederick Palanca of Victorias City, Negros Occidental lauded the policemen for having consistently hooked wanted persons for illegal drugs.
Palanca was speaker at the awarding of policemen for the job well done. He was with Deputy Regional Director for Administration Pol Supt. Alberto Supapo, in awarding the Medalya ng Kagalingan (PNP Medal of Merit) to the members of the anti illegal drugs special operations task group (PAIDSOTG), the Boracay tourist Assistance Center in Aklan for the successive buy bust operations in March 26, 2014, resulting to the arrest of Soledad Natural alias Solly, Mechael David Collantes alias Mike, Neomay Parreño alias Faith Gulmatico/Nicole, and Marvin Isleta, at Sitio Bantud, Brgy. Manoc-manoc and Sitio Bolabog, Brgy. Balabag, Borcalay Island, Malay, Aklan, having violated RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2001).
A medical student at the University of St. La Salle (USLS)-Bacolod, was crowned Lin-ay sang Negros 2014, Friday, April 5 at the Panaad Park. Miss Alexis Danica B. Drilon, received P60,000.00 cash and 1-year 100% scholarship courtesy of the provincial government. She was also declared as best in evening gown.
Bacolod’s bet is Ms. MassKara 2011 Alexis Danica Drilon now crowned as Lin-ay sang Negros 2014. This is one of the rare times that Bacolod City fielded its MassKara Queen to compete in Lin-ay sang Negros Pageant.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Next to the crown is Nesha Faith Dianala from Isabela - first runner up who received P40,000.00 cash and 1-year 75% scholarship.
Second runner up who is also best in swimsuit is Shermen Rose Perez of Cadiz City. She received P20,000.00 cash, plus 1-year 50% scholarship;
In order to lessen the burden of parents on transportation expenses of their children, at the same time minimize efforts and time of students in going from one campus to another, Mayor Monico Puentevella said he intends to put up one campus site only for Bacolod City College (BCC). For years now, the students are burdened with transportation expenses, time consumption and efforts in going to several campuses of the school to attend their classes. The three campuses of BCC are Taculing as main site, and branches at Brgy. Sum-ag, Fortune Towne and part of the Bacolod City National High School.
BACOLOD CITY Mayor and Chairman of the Bacolod City College’s (BCC) Board of Trustees Monico Puentevella delivering his commencement speech in front of more than 800 graduates in yesterday’s 14th Commencement Exercises at the BAYS Center.*
The distance from Fortune Towne to Sum-ag would entail two rides on the part of the students, which would mean added financial burden to the parents. Thus, Mayor Puentevella has decided to construct a one site campus for BCC.