Daily Archive

May 9, 2017

Anti-crime group Task Force Crusaders (TFC) wants the Security and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to investigate lending agencies in Bacolod City and Negros.

In a letter to SEC chairperson Teresita Herbosa, the TFC said it has been receiving complaints against several lending companies and also against loan sharks.

ANTI-DRUGS. Bacolod City Police Office’s (BCPO) PSupt. Levy Pangue updates the punong barangays of the city on the anti-illegal drugs campaign of the BCPO, during a meeting of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council and the barangay captains at Middletown Inn.*(EAD-PIA6 photo)

May 9, 2017

The administration Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has reserved a slot in its 2019 senatorial line up for Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo Benitez (3rd district), acting Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said.

Lacson made the revelation when Capitol pressed him for a reaction to a possible match-up against Benitez in 2019.

May 9, 2017

A “Maral” Asian Leopard Cat and “Tarictic” Visayan Hornbill were turned over to Department of Environment & Natural Resources’ Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR-CENRO) Bago City Wildlife Rescue Center in Bantayan Park, Brgy. Poblacion, Bago for treatment and rehabilitation before releasing them back to their natural habitat.

Mother Maral - Asian Leopard Cat and Tarictic – Visayan Hornbill are currently housed at DENR-CENRO Bago City Wildlife Rescue Center.*

May 9, 2017

Acting Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said he is planning to discuss with members of the Sanggunian Panlalawigan to “expand the boycott of Coca-Cola products in all provincial gov’t-owned facilities.”

“I will suggest it to them,” he said.

Vice Gov. Lacson, who is acting governor from May 8-12, said “what we can do as local government unit is to ban their products from government-sanctioned events and activities like the Panaad Festival.”

He pointed out that they cannot impose it on private individuals.

May 9, 2017

Barangay Burgos of Cadiz City, Hacienda Cuaycong, and Domingo Lacson National High School (DLNHS) won its opening games in the Negros First Governor Alfredo Marañon Inter-Hacienda Softball League at the Hda. Lourdes Ballpark on Saturday.

The Burgos batters forced Hda. Laguda in regulation, 13-6, after the 5th inning. Laguda was up by 3 in the upper first but, the solid game 9 runs of Burgos in the lower brought them on a comfortable lead.

May 9, 2017

A car wash worker shot himself dead at the house of his friend in Purok Nagabinuligay in Barangay 23, Bacolod City earlySunday morning.

Police Senior Inspector Elmer Bonilla, Bacolod Police Station 4 chief named the suspect as Paolo Agustin, 26, married, also of the place.

He sustained a gunshot wound from a .45 caliber firearm he reportedly owned.

He shot himself at the house of his friend Adonis Costales, 52, also of the barangay. Costales reportedly cautioned him to stop pointing his firearm on his head.

May 9, 2017

An Open Letter to the Members of the CENECO Board

Dear Members of the CENECO Board of Directors,

Greetings from Power Watch Negros!

We would like to bring to your attention this Perennial Issue on Allegations of Unused, Excessive Contracted Power or Over-contracting of the Electric Power Purchase Agreement (EPPA).

In behalf of the CENECO member-consumers, we would like to know why this important issue affecting the welfare of the consumers has never been discussed during the Annual General Membership Assembly. We strongly believe that today is the appropriate time to raise this issue to answer the question as to why the consumers are compelled to pay for the power supply that they did not use?

May 9, 2017

A 15-year-old minor, resident of Purok KBS, Barangay Sum-ag, Bacolod City was raped by two suspects in the house of Robert Magbanua at Purok Maria Elena, Barangay Dulao, Bago City.

Bago City police identified the suspects as Julius Parreño Suyo, 19 and Brian Sagang Patoc, 20, all of Goldenfield, Barangay Atipuluan, Bago City.

The two suspects were arrested by 4th Maneuver Platoon in Barangay Dulao and fetched by Bago City PNP.

May 9, 2017

Four drug suspects were arrested in San Carlos, Cadiz and Talisay cities recently.

In San Carlos City police operatives arrested a suspect identified as Victor Amamag-id Alicante, 41, of Purok 2, Barangay Ermita in the City around 12:45 a.m. yesterday, Monday, May 8, 2017.

He is considered a Station Illegal Drug Personality who already surrendered last August 4, 2016 during the Operation Double Barrel, the government’s anti-drug war program.

May 9, 2017

Three motorcycle-riding persons died as several others were injured in separate road crashes on Saturday and Sunday.

In Kabankalan City, a hacienda worker riding on his bicycle to work in Hacienda San Lucas, Barangay Hilamonan met his untimely death at Sitio Overflow also of the barangay Saturday morning.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan City PNP chief identified the victim as Dennis Alto-o, 37, resident of the barangay. He was rushed to Lorenzo Zayco Memorial District Hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

May 9, 2017

In a press statement to the media yesterday in Bacolod City, Task Force Crusaders (TFC) was commending and fully supports the brave move of Teresita J. Herbosa, the Chairperson of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in suspending the operations of so far 104 lending companies nationwide. Never in the history of Securities and Exchange Commission that such an achievement was reached, only through her dynamic leadership.

May 9, 2017

Huminova Tigers blew away AACI Transport, 120-68; while JSY Transport clinch the top seed with a victory over AACI Trading, 99-88, at the close of the Class A Elimination round last Friday of the 2017 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade In. Inter-Color Basketball Tournament at Po Hang gym of BTTHS.

Huminova Tigers needs a victory and a loss by JSY Transport did their part in the curtain raiser, but JSY Transport took care of their own business to emerge as No. 1.

JSY Transport finished with 7-1 slate while the Tigers settled for No. 2 at 6-2.