Leonardia officiates at mass wedding

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia officiated the mass wedding of 23 couples from various barangays of Bacolod, at the Atrium of SM City Bacolod, Jan. 16.

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia led the signing of marriage contract of the oldest couple Humberto Ticar, 57, and Rosalinda Dela Cruz, 59, as witnessed by (from left) WEPON staff Joeden Morante, Pinky Mirano Ocampo and Kayte Aguilar Matiling, WEPON president Ellen Lindaya, Civil Registrar Hermilo Pa-oyon and Pastor Junar Arroyo, at a mass wedding ceremony in SM City Bacolod Jan. 16.*

Sen. Zubiri Leads Oath Taking of PEKAF Grandmasters and Masters

Hundreds of Grand Masters and Masters in the Filipino Martial Arts of Kali and Arnis Escrima in Negros Occidental took their Oath of Office before Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri, Chairman and President of Philippine Escrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF) held in Sugarland Hotel recently.

Senator Juan Miguel ‘Migz’ Zubiri, Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia, Manuel De Oro, GM Tyke Abella - Vice President-PEKAF Visayas; Tuhon Rommel Tortal, G. Rene Tongson, GM Baldwin `Nonoy’ Garrucho, GM Samuel, Bambit Dulay, GM Felix Guinabo, GM Jose De Los Reyes Marañon, GM Maj. General Ademar Tomaro, Master Henry T. Burbano and Sheila Duran, among others, with the Grandsmasters and Masters of Negros Occidental in the Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF).*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Ayala IT Zone to generate 4,500 jobs

Some 4, 500 employment opportunities will be generated by the IT Zone of the Ayala Mall Capitol Central according to Ayala Land representatives MR. Gerald Wong and Raejie Juance, who made a presentation during the hearing conducted by the Committee on Urban Planning Development of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, recently.

Councilor Caesar Distrito, Chairperson of the Committee said that the hearing was conducted since Ayala Land, Inc. requested for the favorable endorsement of the Sanggunian as one of the requirements for their PEZA accreditation application of their IT Zone.