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May 31, 2017

Elected officials of the Third District, from mayors, vice-mayors, councilors, barangay captains and barangay councilmen saw action over the weekend as the 3rd ALBEE CUP Inter-LGU Sportsfest opened at the Silay City Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center.

May 31, 2017

International Master Joel Pimentel of Bacolod City and FIDE Master Sander Severino of Silay City came out even on top spot as Ted Montoyo of Bacolod improved his record after Round 4 in the ongoing 2017 Piaya Network Broadcasting Corporation/6th Negros Closed Chess Championship at The District North Point, Ayala Malls in Talisay City.

Seeded No.2 IM Pimentel (2329) pummeled SNo.8 Danny Mangao (2141) with better moves in Round 3, while SNo.1 FM Severino (2364) slaughtered SNo.3 Jerich Cajeras (2138).

May 31, 2017

More than 20 young bowling talents were given recognition during the Mini-Fun Games of the 2nd Summer Tenpin Bowling Clinic 2017 at Lopue’s East Bowling Center, Villamonte in Bacolod City on May 28.


The 2nd batch of bowling participants pose for postery with their coaches during the last day of the tenpin clinic.* (contributed photo)

May 31, 2017

Ceres Negros Football Club need more hat tricks to win against Malaysian Johor Darul Ta’zim FC for the Asian Football Confederation ASEAN Zonal semifinals leg-2 at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Mansilingan, Bacolod City tonight, 7:30PM.

It will be a do-or-die situation for the home team after JDT secured a 3-2 win back home and only need a draw to move to the next stage of the ASEAN Zonal finals.

May 31, 2017

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* MANSILINGAN OVERPASS. From 09166578432: Panawagan sa Mansilingan barangay officials nga butangan gid na da suga ang overpass atubang Mansilingan Elementary School kay pwerte ka dulom. Isirado lang ang overpass kun gab-i para indi pagtambayan kag malikaw sa mga vandals kag manugsasko. Amligan gid aton palibot. Awareness is just another word.

May 31, 2017

The Provincial Health Office (OPA) in Negros Occidental reminded parents to prepare the meals of their children rather than letting them buy street food.

Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, provincial health officer yesterday said that with the opening of classes local government units "should regulate street foods especially on hygiene."

Parents should ensure that the food that they prepare for their children "are not easily spoiled like pasta,"he said.

May 31, 2017

An approval from the department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is needed before the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) can purchase two brand new vehicles worth P2.4 million.

Atty. Japheth Masculino, OIC Provincial Agriculturist said the budget for the acquisition of the two new vehicles were already approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan under Supplemental Budget No. 2.

Masculino said they are proposing to buy a brand new pick-up and brand new Isuzu Crosswind to be used for the monitoring of OPA's projects.

May 31, 2017

An alleged police character in Bago City was shot dead while sleeping at his house in Barangay Jorge Araneta in Bago City around 4:00 a.m. yesterday.

Police Chief Inspector Joefel Cabural, Bago City PNP OIC police chief identified the victim as Ian Peregrino Manaay, 29, married, resident of the barangay.

He was sleeping in the house with his 1-1/2 old son when shot by unidentified suspect. His other relatives were at the wake and out of the house.

He sustained gunshot wounds in his left hand, left stomach and in the chest.

May 31, 2017

Iconic Queen of Peace Church inside the grounds of St. John's Institute (Hua Ming) will officially be "de-parished" effective today, its own feast day.

Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon will officiate the last mass at 10 a.m. inside the church, after which he will read his decree declaring withdrawing the status of the church as a parish church, shrine, and school chapel.

May 31, 2017

Bacolod City College (BCC) is not included in the free tuition program for government state colleges and universities.

Dr. Johanna Bayoneta, BCC College Administrator, said, in Negros Occidental one school with free tuition fee is Carlos Hilado Memorial State College (CHMSC) in Talisay City.

May 31, 2017

The father of a woman pregnant with twin, who died recently “under questionable circumstances” at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod, slammed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) again for its seeming inaction on his request to release the autopsy and investigation reports on his daughter’s and grandchildren’s death.


PHILHEALTH & TASK FORCE CRUSADERS. The investigating teams from Philhealth Regional Office 6 based in Iloilo, lead by Atty. Dennis Guevarra, prepare the two teams that will visit cataract operation patients in southern Negros Occidental who availed of services in Bacolod City hospitals and charged fees to Philhealth. This is part of Philhealth’s investigations into alleged irregularities and anomalies in Negros involving claims from Philhealth, as per complaints sent through Task Force Crusaders (TFC) lead by commander John J. Chiong who was also invited by Philhealth probers to witness yesterday’s house-to-house visits and interviews on patients. TFC also wrote the Department on Health and Congress to conduct a congressional inquiry.* (Arman Toga photo)

May 31, 2017

A six feet and five inches tall marijuana plant was discovered by police authorities in Barangay Cambucad in Valencia, Negros Oriental around 1p.m. Monday.

Valencia PNP said that another stalk is being planted in another plastic container by still unknown cultivator.

Police uprooted the prohibited marijuana planted at the back of the houses of Mary Grace Manahon and Roy Amores at the place. But no one will a admit ownership of the prohibited marijuana plants.*