Monico Puentevella

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Bacolod Cited with Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance, Qualifies for Pres’l Award

The Council for the Welfare of Children recently awarded the City of Bacolod with a 2015 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance citation for its commitment in promoting child rights to survival, development, protection and participation.


Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella taking part in the World Food Expo (WOFEX) at the SMX Convention Center. The “Ultimate Food Show Experience” yesterday, February 18, and featured events such as the World Association of Chef Societies (WACS) endorsed Philippine Culinary Cup, WOFEX University, Kitchen Theater, World Food Summit and more.*

Monico is Back!

Throngs of supporters gathered at the Grand Lobby of the People’s House warmly welcomed yesterday duly elected Mayor Monico Puentevella shouting “Mo-ni-co” repeatedly when Rev. Fr. Naring de la Cruz called him to speak before rendering the benediction.


Mayor Monico Puentevella in blue jacket is back yesterday Valentine’s Day 2016 and throngs of supporters warmly welcomed him. Together with him in a Mass Celebration officiated by the Rev. Fr. Naring de la Cruz his members of the Partido MKK Vice Mayoralty candidate Vladi Gonzalez (extreme right) and for Congressional bet Thaddy Sayson (3rd from right). Also in photo are incumbent MKK Councilors (right to left) Alex Paglumotan, Wilson Gamboa, Jr., Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, Sonya Verdeflor and Noli Villarosa (Kathrina Severino Photo)

Puentevella to Restore Order and Discipline on February 14

With less than 3 weeks before he returns as the Father of the City, Mayor Monico Puentevella is keen in restoring order and discipline in Bacolod come February 14.


Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella and Atty. Ralph Sarmiento facing the media after the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division issued a Resolution inhibiting itself from handling the case of the Mayor.*

‘Resurrection Will Come on Valentine’s Day, February 14’

“Resurrection will come on Valentine’s Day for Bacolod.”

This was the declaration yesterday of suspended Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella.


Mayor Monico Puentevella (L) in a press conference held yesterday, January 28, 2016 deplored but peacefully accepted the Sandiganbayan 4th Division issuance of its resolution to inhibit after the suspension was served. With him is his lawyer Atty. Ralph Sarmiento who explained that said inhibition should have been a priority motion to be resolved.*(Gil Severino Photo)