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May 29, 2017

Former WBO minimumweight champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo (26,13KOs-4-1) claimed the Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) light flyweight title via TKO against Indonesian Jack “Destroyer” Amisa during the Monju-United-Naris International Boxing Promotion’s “Grudge Rematch-The Return Bout” at the Gaisano Grand Bacolod Mall on Saturday.


TIGER’s BACK - Merlito Sabillo exults in victory after winning his bout against Indonisia’s Amisa at Gaisano City Mall here in Bacood City on Sunday.* (HGD photo)

May 29, 2017

Little chesser Erich Singson (5.5/6 pts, 22 BH) of La Castellana City finished on top to win the 12 & Under title during the 2017 Mansilingan Charter Day Chess Tournament at MANCHESS Club in Mansilingan, Bacolod City over the weekend.


TOP WINNERS. The top 3 winners poses for souvenir holding their respective trophies with other top placers wearing their medals at the MANCHESS Club. Also in photo are chess officials Engr Nestor Cena, Alfin Santizo, and Egay Dela Peña.* (MANCHESS photo)

May 29, 2017

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 * ‘PROJECTING RELIGIOUS WAR IN MARAWI.’ From 09159897549: Ang mga Maute sa Marawi na gustong maging ISIS sa ‘Pinas ay nagpapakitang ang laban nila ay isang jihad o religious war. Napansin niyo rin ba Mr. Arman Toga at iba pang media people na ito ang Maute ang sumira din noon ng mga gusaling sambahan at nang hostage ng mga may tungkulin sa iba-ibang religion ? Bakit ... (text cut). Hindi ito lumalabas sa mga pahayagan? Mr. Toga editor ka ng NDB bakit hindi mo bigyan ng espasyo ang balitang jihad? Kay Satanas sila kaya nila pinalalabas na ang kanilang masamang . . . (text cut).


SAN LORENZO, TANGUB. Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. inducts the new officers of San Lorenzo Homeowners Association of San Lorenzo, Barangay Tangub, last May 20. Photo includes President Serafin Plotria, Vice President Roy Abriola, Secretary Felisa Abad, Treasurer Plena Donaire, Auditor Rotchel Mendoza, Adviser Glen Golero, and the Board of Directors: John Rey Ballados, Manny Buenaventura, James Flor, Marites Rivera, Nepthalie Grutas, Jomarie Celosa, Michael Vinas, Marivic Montiel, John de Leon, Winnie Alvarez, Norman Segovia, and Petronilo Tanjusay.*

May 29, 2017

What’s Going On?
By MR. MARLON C. MARANON
President, Angat Pilipinas, Inc.

Every time I visit my good friend Music Icon Freddie Aguilar, popularly known as Ka Freddie at our Music Bar at Tomas Morato, Quezon City, I always hear him sing a meaningful and well composed song: "MINDANAO".

"Mula ng nagkaisip ay nagisnan ko ang problema

Hanggang sa kasalukuyan

Akin pang nakikita ang digmaan sa Mindanao…

Mindanao… Mindanao…"

Asking him about his inspiration in writing this song, he kept telling me, that this Mindanao Problem has been there for a long time, and is ongoing till now, waiting for Real Peace and Development.

May 29, 2017

Members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City has approved in the midweek session, the request of Mayor Evelio Leonardia to make the 4th Sunday of the month of October as the highlight day of the yearly Masskara celebration.

Hence, Leonardia said, Masskara festival enthusiasts will have concrete idea and can include in their itinerary during the season.

May 29, 2017

Local legislators in both Negros Occidental and its capital Bacolod City passed resolutions last week expressing opposition to the proposed excise tax on beverages, sweetened by using locally-produced sugar.

On Wednesday, the SP of Negros Occidental unanimously approved a resolution urging lawmakers to reduce the proposed excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages from P10 to P5 per liter, in support of the stand of the Visayan-bloc House representatives.

May 29, 2017

The recent decision of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) dismissing for lack of merit the defenses raised by Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya “proves the validity of my petition for a recount,” former Bacolod City vice mayor and congressional candidate Jude Thaddeus Sayson said.

“I am very happy with the decision. It shows that even the HRET saw the very big discrepancy on the total votes cast and the total votes tallied,” Sayson in a text message to the Negros Daily Bulletin said.

May 29, 2017

Riverside College successfully incorporated its Technologically-Assisted Program (TAP) into its Senior High Academic Curriculum during School Year 2016-2017.

May 29, 2017

With the rapid development of its bulk water supply project, Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA) General Manager Engr. Mario Macatangay is assuring City Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Bacolodnons that a round-the-clock supply of water will be attained by October, this year.

Based on the report of Ryan Yapkianwee, contractor for the bulk water supply project, Injection Point Numbers 1 and 2 will deliver water to BACIWA by October..

May 29, 2017

Two drug personalities in Himamaylan City and in Valladolid town were arrested Friday in separate drug busts.

In Himamaylan, Police Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan PNP chief identified the suspect as Client Alcazar Javelosa, 26, married, “Alias Mockie” of Purok 9 in Barangay Aguisan, in the city, where he was nabbed Friday night.

Police operatives confiscated from him small heat-sealed suspected shabu worth P500, marked money of P500 and other drug paraphernalia.

May 29, 2017

The city government of San Carlos is already anticipating the Hall of Fame award after the evaluation was conducted recently for the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

May 29, 2017

A member of the Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU-18) was charged with the murder of the Serenios.

Senior Police Officer 2 Joshua Barile was accused of allegedly killing Wilmar Serenio last April, the younger brother of Ricky Serenio, and their father Wilfredo Serenio last May 15.

Barile was allegedly the one who shot dead the two Serenios.

May 29, 2017

A woman died at a hospital after she was hit by lightning outside her house in Barangay Buhangin in Isabela town, Friday afternoon.

Chief Inspector Edfel Balibadlan, Isabela PNP chief identified the victim as Jonah Chavez, 34, married and resident of the place.

She was standing outside their house in the hinterland barangay of Buhangin in Isabela town when hit by lightning. She sustained burns all over her body.

Her neighbours and relatives rushed her to the Ignacito Lacson Arroyo, Sr. Hospital, but was declared dead-on-arrival.

May 29, 2017

No less than Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia admitted that the series of killings, specifically of the Serenio family members is already alarming and not good for the city’s image.


NEW PNP NIR DIRECTOR. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia (left) welcomes newly-installed Police Regional Office-Negros Island Region (PRO-18) Director, Chief Superintendent Edmund Gonzales (center), during his courtesy visit at the Bacolod City Government Center, Friday. Gonzales is accompanied by Bacolod City Police Office OIC-Director, Senior Supt. Jack Wanky, right.*

May 29, 2017

A faction of the New People’s Army (NPA) is reportedly aligning itself with the terrorist Maute group currently engaging government forces in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.

Capt. Eduardo Precioso, Jr., Public Information Officer of the Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade, said they have confirmed the presence of the rebel faction under the Romeo Caro Platoon Bagong Hukbong Bayan in the area between Bayawan City and Sta. Catalina town in Negros Oriental.

May 29, 2017

The central office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has ordered its local office to investigate an alleged illegal road construction in a CARPed area in Purok 9, Brgy. Minoyan, Murcia.

In a May 10, 2017 order signed by Engr. Leandro Caymo, director of DAR’s Bureau of Land Tenure Improvement, obtained by media Saturday, it endorsed the letter of Task Force Crusaders national deputy commander John Chiong requesting to investigate the complaint it received from Valentin Jamelo.