Daily Archive

April 6, 2017

Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Negros Island Region (R18) arrested in a drug buy-bust at a bus terminal last night, two prominent personalities in Bacolod City.

April 6, 2017

A person reportedly missing for two days in Barangay Fabrica, Sagay City was fished out at the seawaters of Barangay Himogaan Baybay, Sagay City at noon Wednesday.

Wally Afuang, head of Sagay City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said they have yet to proceed to the area to identify the victim.

The unidentified person was fished out by a fishermen in Barangay Himogaan Baybay led by village chief John Bersolto. His identity was withheld.

April 6, 2017

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF)-Negros Occidental Chapter has been drawing affiliates who are interested to adopt home-made Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) as advocacy for livelihood to increase the jobs and incomes of their members.

FFF’s MIKE BAYLON at his VCO home-made livelihood, with several bottles displayed at his mini lab on “Miracle Oil”.*

April 6, 2017

A woman was arrested by police operatives in a drug buy bust in Purok 5, Rock Crusher in Barangay 4, Himamaylan City; while two others in separate operations in Sagay and Kabankalan cities Tuesday.

In Himamaylan City, Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan City Police chief identified the suspect as Lovely Tamayor Tudillo, 30, resident of Purok 5, Sitio Rock Crusher in Barangay 4 in the City where she lives, around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday.

April 6, 2017

A 62-year-old man sleeping alone was shot dead by unidentified suspect in his house in Barangay Buenavista Proper, Escalante City Monday evening.

In a belated report, Police Superintendent Leonardo Borromeo, Escalante City PNP identified the victim as Vicente Lomot, 62.

He sustained gunshot wound in the body.

A caliber .45 firearm was reportedly recovered at the crime scene presumably left by the suspect in haste.

The suspect gained entry through the comfort room window, according to Borromeo.

April 6, 2017

An anti-crime and corruption group has asked the Ombudsman to investigate the inaction of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Region 6 on the findings and recommendations of its own ‘Oplan Anti-Fixers Team.

In a letter dated March 27, John J. Chiong, national deputy commander of Task Force Crusaders (TFC) requested Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Paul Elmer Clemente to lok into the matter.

Chiong personally brought last week a letter-request to LTO Assistant Secretary Edgar Galvante.

April 6, 2017

Leaders in Negros Occidental expressed concern over the firing of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ismael Sueno by President Rodrigo Duterte for “loss of trust and confidence,” over allegations of corruption.

SIPALAY CITY AIRPORT Mayor Oscar “Nonoy” Montilla Jr. and Vice Mayor Maria Gina Lizares (center) pose at the newly installed airport runway at Barangay San Jose in the city. Nine Miss Philippines Earth titlists (2014, 2015 and 2016) join Montilla during the 17th Charter Day celebration. The beauties are with the Sipalay Tourism Office, from left, Tourism Officer Ms. Rhia Carbajosa, and City Councilor Dionisio Bugtai.*(Jun Gaton / Pasiplat photo)

April 6, 2017

AACI Trading debuted with a victory over AACI Transport, 68-62; while Huminova Tigers fend off Silver Dragon Transport, 73-70, in the 2017 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at BTTHS Covered Court.

Marc Lo scored 8 points and teammate Henel Jison added 6 points to put AACI Trading on top in the opening quarter, 22-18, even as Jason Yap and Ritchie Militante combined for 11 points for AACI Transport.

April 6, 2017

Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is set to launch a book Friday that documented their journey to search, rescue and secure almost a hundred of the most endangered species of Philippine trees that is now acknowledged as one of the country’s most successful biodiversity conservation projects.

BINHI Tree for the Futureis a coffee-table book that chronicles the scientifically-backed search and rescue efforts of EDC and its partners, including the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, to save 96

April 6, 2017

Isabela Mayor Enrique Montilla yesterday issued an executive order banning Coca-Cola products to be sold during the town fiesta celebration on April 19-22, 2017.

Montilla said this is in support for the call to boycott the giant beverage company for using High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) than local sugar.

He said he also ordered the prohibition of the sale of Coke in the Isabela booth during the Pana-ad Festival scheduled on April 22-30, 2017.

Instead, the Isabela booth will be selling sugarcane juice.