Daily Archive

May 17, 2017

The members of Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod City has approved the resolution of Councilor Caesar Distrito urging the offices of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) to immediately act on the rampant use of rugby by street children flocking the streets in the city.

May 17, 2017

The Parole and Probation Administration Regional Office will be hosting the 3rd Visayas- Mindanao games at Mambukal Resort, Brgy. Minoyan, Murcia, May 17-19, a press release from the office said.

About 300 personnel from regions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 are expected to attend the sports festival.

The activity is in support to the Gender and Development Program where PPA employees compete in various sports, games and contests such as modified basketball, modified volleyball, tug-of-war, shoot fest and Amazing Race.

May 17, 2017

In line with the thrust of the newly-elected CENECO Board President Roy M. Cordova for transparency in all of the Cooperative’s dealings with its Member-Consumer-Owners (MCOs), the Cooperative is inviting its stakeholders especially leaders of different organizations to attend the Transparency Meeting today, May 18, 2017, 2:00 PM at the CENECO Board Room.

May 17, 2017

Six personalities were arrested in separate drug busts in Pontevedra, Sagay, Victorias and Bago cities Monday.

In Pontevedra, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Negros Island Region (PDEA-NIR) and Pontevedra PNP led by Senior Inspector Ryan Salazar identified the suspects as Mark Delgado Gayoba, 25, “Alias Bonbon,” of Purok New Carmen, Barangay 3 Poblacion, Pontevedra, Negros Occidental; a female suspect identified as Wendy Soliguen Meana, 36, single, and Joeme Cordova Sarasa, 36, of Sitio Balangingay, Barangay Miranda, Pontevedra in Negros Occidental.

May 17, 2017

Police operatives of Ayungon PNP raided the house of a drug suspect in Barangay Tiguib, in a town in Negros Oriental around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Police Senior Inspector Romeo Cubo, Ayungon PNP chief identified the suspect as Dean Yee Amorganda, 54, single, resident of the place.

He was arrested through the arrest warrant issued by Judge Candelario Guillermo V. Gonzales of Regional Trial Court, Branch 45 in Bais City, Negros Oriental dated May 11, 2017.

Police confiscated from him five transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu and one cellphone.

May 17, 2017

A man was found with gunshot wound on his body in Purok 10, Barangay Culipapa, Hinobaan town around 1:00 a.m. Monday.

Julie Bergunio, 52, resident of the place was found lying dead along the road at dawn Monday.

Purok President Fernando Gardoce Menito, 49, reported the incident to Hinobaan PNP under Senior Inspector Joemel Gonzaga.

He said that a shooting was heard earlier around 12:00 midnight at the place.

The suspect was unidentified who left the area after the shooting.

May 17, 2017

Two wanted persons for the crime of murder and rape were arrested in Silay City and Murcia Monday.

The suspect in Silay City was identified as Rojisus Banaban De La Cruz, “Alias Tongtong”, 36, resident of Purok Riverside, Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City.

He was arrested for the crime of murder by then Judge Reynaldo Alon of the Regional Trial Court, Branch-40 in Silay City dated December 18, 2007. No bail was recommended for his temporary liberty.

In Murcia, police arrested Marjun Esparecia Abing, 29, married, of Purok Riverside in Barangay Sta. Rosa, Murcia.

May 17, 2017

A man was arrested around 1:00 a.m. yesterday in a drug bust operation at Purok Zone 5, Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod City.

Police Senior Inspector Ramil Bustamante, Police Station 10 chief identified the suspect as Ronilo Rebalde Figueroa, 29, of Purok Saturn, Barangay 6-B in Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod City.

Confiscated from him were one small and five elongated sachets of suspected shabu worth P5, 000 and recovery of P200 marked money.*



May 17, 2017

A motorcycle driver was killed when he bumped a Mazda dropside Canter running opposite direction in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City around 4:30 a.m. yesterday.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan City PNP Chief identified the victim as Edwin Caagoy Hecita, 54 years old, married, resident of Sitio Hinaponan, Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City.

He was rushed to Lorenzo Zayco Memorial District Hospital in Kabankalan City, but was declared dead later while undergoing treatment.

May 17, 2017

Early pregnancy is rampant among young people from 10 to 19 years old.

According the Dr. Carmela Gensoli, City Health Officer of Bacolod City, in 2015, there were 17 pregnancy among youth aged 10 to 15 years old; while those aged 16 to 19 years old have 1,539 pregnancies; or a total of 1,556. Last year, 2016, for aged 10 to 15 years old, there were 20 pregnancy; and those aged 16 to 19 dropped to 1,282 pregnancy, which is lower compared to the previous year.

Last year, out of 8 deaths, Gensoli said, there was one death of a teenager due to abortion.

May 17, 2017

The sugar industry has scored a partial victory with the withdrawal of beverage giant Coca Cola-FEMSA of the injunction case it filed against key government officials, Atty. Emilio Yulo, spokesperson of the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines said yesterday.

May 17, 2017

“We implore you to save the sugar industry before it is too late to avert the economic disaster that shall occur if the sugar industry will collapse.” This is the appeal aired yesterday, to the House Committee on Agriculture and Food by Wennie Sancho, secretary-general of the General Alliance of Workers (GAWA) who together with other sugar industry stakeholders attended who attended the House inquiry on the importation of high fructose corn syrup.