Casual employees with plantilla positions at the Bacolod City Hall have applied already for terminal leave pay, that covers their sick and vacation leaves. This is just preparing for the expected termination of their services with the start of the new administration on July 1.
Mayor-elect Monico Puentevella has announced in media interviews that he will review the status of the casual employees, with the purpose of cutting down the city governments expenses, when he assumes office on July 1.
As what he said during the campaign sorties, Bacolod City Vice-Mayor-elect Greg Gasataya yesterday said, he will introduce some innovations in the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) upon assumption of office on July 1.
He said this is to make the SP more transparent.
Gasataya also intends to improve the technological support in the SP to keep pace with the times.
Ni Editha B. Colmo
Indi matuod nga anak ni Ruby si Gingging kay anak sia ang utod ni Ruby nga naglakat kag wala mahibaloan kon diin nagpadulong. Madugay na nga panahon nga nadula sa ila banwa ang iloy sini.
Si Ruby ang nagbatiti kay Gingging sugod pagkabun-ag tubtob pagpatuon sini. Ugaling pagkahibalo ni Gingging nga indi si Ruby ang iya tunay nga ginikanan, nagrebelde sia kag nag-untat sa pagtuon. Resulta, nagbusong sia sa lamharon nga edad. Nag live-in sila ni Victor sa balay mismo sang Mama nya Ruby.
Si Ruby balo na sa sulod sang 10 anyos. Isa ka gab-i, may sinalusalo sa balay ni Ruby kay birthday niya. Suod lang nga abyan ang bisita. May ginhanda man sia nga ilimnon. Sang makapauli na ang mga bisita, wala na nakapanghimos si Ruby kay tuman sia ka hubog. Ang umagad niya nga si Victor amo ang naghakwat sa iya padulong sa iya hulot halin sa balkonahe.
Five wanted persons in Western Visayas were collared by the police this week.
On Wednesday, around 1:45pm, Jerry Dubria, 46, married, of Brgy. Bunsod, Valderama, Antique was arrested by the elements of Valderrama Police station. He was wanted for multiple murder, now detained at the Valderama Police Station (PS).
On Thursday, 3:30pm, Jesryl Prebillo, 40, married, was arrested by the members of Jamindan PS in his residence at Brgy. Lucero, Jamindan, Capiz. He was wanted for two counts of rape. He is detained at the Jamindan PS.
Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental - Some 300 residents, mostly women and children, in the remote Sitios of Naupao, Malmag and Mahalang, all in Brgy. San Pedro and Lamboanon, Brgy. Fatima, respectively, left their houses and sought refuge to safer place around 6 p.m. on Tuesday when the rebels, under a certain Commander Jimlan of the NPA’s Southeast Front of Komiteng Rehiyon-Negros, clashed with 79th IB troopers several times as the enemies held their ground before withdrawing to different directions.
May Castillo-Rago, public information officer, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 6 reports that, a total of 19,904 senior citizens in Western Visayas will receive a total of P119 million social pension for the first quarter this year.
A senior citizen beneficiary of DSWD’s monthly social pension. In 2012, 18,505 elderlies received P111 million.* (dswd6)
She said, Judith Marte, focal person on Social Pension reveals that they have already started releasing the 1st quarter stipend of the pensioners last March with a total of P29.8 million already disbursed. Next quarter pension will be in June.
Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz, Jr., regional director, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 said, the May 13 midterm elections in Western Visayas was peaceful and orderly.
He said, the intensified security coverage deterred any violence that may have disrupted the electoral processes, and boosted the close coordination among members of the Regional Joint Peace Security Coordination Center (RJPSCC).
The RJPSCC established round-the-clock, random checkpoint/chokepoint operations, visibility patrols, and intelligence gathering to deter criminals and other threat groups from committing violence and harassment.
Hon Judge Franklin Demonteverde, President of the Judges Association of the Philippines, administered the oath taking of Bacolod Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia, congressman-elect of the lone district of Bacolod City, Councilor Em Ang, and Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya. The oath taking ceremony was held yesterday 4:00 pm at the ceremonial hall of the new government center.
Hon. Judge Franklin Demonteverde, president, of the Judges Association of the Philippines, swears in the newly elected officials of Bacolod City. Left - right photos: Councilor Em Ang, Vice Mayor elect Greg Gasataya, and Congressman-elect Evelio Leonardia.*
Ang who was one of the highest sponsored resolutions, expressed gratitude to the people of of Bacolod for their support. She said, I will take their trust sacred, and commit to continue serving our people faithfully.
Compared to the national trending, Bacolod City has a slight difference in the senatorial slate. But, the top 5 senatoriables remain as is with the national trending.
Atty. Milagros Salud Villanueva, Bacolod City COMELEC Officer reports that Grace Poe keeps her lead in the top 12 with 122,388 votes. Followed by Angara - 108,844; Cayetano - 107,679; Escudero - 104,499; Bam Aquino - 100,377; Legarda - 99,836; Pimentel - 97,118; Zubiri - 93,666; Trillanes - 89,294; Villar - 87,182; Magsaysay - 84,545; and Hontiveros - 84,156. Running close for the 13th to 15th slots: Binay - 78,527; Gordon - 78,251; and JV Ejercito - 68,621.
Binay and Ejercito are included in the top 12 national trending. Gordon and Zubiri are below the top 12 senatoriables.
Seven facilities of Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) were razed by fire and several others were damaged by an explosion inside Camp Delgado early morning Wednesday, May 15.
According to a report of PO3 Francisco Lindero, Jr, of the Public Information Office, Police Regional Office (PRO) 6 in Iloilo City, the fire broke out around 2:30 a.m. and burned down the Office of the Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD) of the Army Support Command (ASCom), PRO-6 Engineering Division, Firearms and Explosives Unit, Security Agencies and Guards Unit, PRO-6 Band, and the Civil Security Group Satellite Office 6.