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June 7, 2017

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* 'MIGHTY MAUTE'. From 09751109193: I heared the news today oh boy! The Philippine military men admitted they cannot pulverize the Maute terrorist group in Marawi City in the next more weeks. Troopers describe the Mighty Maute as well positioned. They are also well armed. Have millions of pesos at their disposal. Calling other Asian forces to help the Philippines. If other Asian governments and the Americans fail to help us, God forbid, the terrorists will spread all over Asia!


The Talisay 3rd Albee Cup Team led by Councilors Rolin Meliton and RJ Tuvilla flank Dr. Francisco Benitez who was guest speaker at the Inter-LGU Sportsfest opening at the Natalio G. Velez Sports and Cultural Center in Silay City.*

June 7, 2017

ASSFBI Mixed recaptured the championship title during the 2017 KMH Inter-Squad Trios Duckpin Bowling League Season 4 stepladder finals at Negros Super Lanes recently.

Carrying its Twice-to-Beat advantage, top seed ASSFBI managed by Sylvia Del Rosario bounced back in game 2 with a masterful performance of teammate Oca Clemen’s high game of 128.

ASSFBI bowlers’ Lea Javier and Del Rosario backstopped Clemen with 107 and 114 apiece; while Melchor Semillano’s best score of 123 fell short for Retirado. ASSFBI won, 349-334.

June 7, 2017

FIDE Master Sander Severino secured another title in the recently-concluded 57th Charter Day San Carlos City Chess Tournament “The Negros Chess Encounter 2017” held at the Barrio Fiesta Center Mall and Palau Hotel.

FM Severino (6.0/7 pts, 35.0 BH) finished on top after 7 rounds as he edged 2nd placer Edsel Montoya (6.0/7, 31.0), 3rd placer Danny Mangao (6.0/7, 28.0), and 4th placer Christopher Tubalado (6.0/7, 21.5) with superior Buchoulz points.

June 7, 2017


The opening of the event led by NONECO Cheer Dance Pep Squad in welcoming all the delegates of electric cooperatives in cheering out for a positive, energetic and enthusiastic sports festival.*

June 7, 2017

The celebration of National Fisherfolk Day this May 31, 2017 is a continuing struggle of the small fishers and fish workers for fishery and aquatic reforms, for building resilient coastal communities and for working for the real empowerment of small fishers and fish workers in Negros and elsewhere in the Philippines.

June 7, 2017

An unidentified body was found in Barangay Bulak, Dauin town in Negros Oriental around 12:23 a.m. yesterday, Tuesday.

Operatives led by Police Inspector Bernabe Rubio immediately responded to the area after they were informed by Kagawad Ereneo Aldeon.

The victim, who was bathed in blood, was wearing jeans, white t-shirt with yellow-green inner garment. He also had several gunshot wounds.

Responding PNP then called the SOCO personnel, who arrived at 1:45 a.m., to process the crime scene led by Police Chief Inspector Marco Ponce De Leon.

June 7, 2017

The body of an 80-year-old woman was found in a sugarcane field at Sitio Ambacan, Barangay Gargato, Hinigaran town, Negros Occ. around 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 5.

Police Senior Supt. Geruld Muya, Hinigaran PNP OIC chief identified the victim as Delecia “Dely” Magnabe Bana-ag, of Kahilwayan Village, of the said barangay.

Bana-ag was reported missing since May 22.

A sugarcane cutter identified as Michael Loang Remus of Sitio Canonoy, Barangay Miranda, Hinigaran town found the body already in a state of decomposition.

June 7, 2017

Two alleged drug suspects yielded P165,000 worth of suspected shabu in a drug bust in Sitio Pondol, Barangay Jugno, Amlan town, Negros Oriental around 9:10 p.m. Monday, June 5.

Operatives of Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) led by Police Senior Inspector Don Richmon T. Conag and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), PIB-SOG, PPSC arrested Anthony Dael Contad, “Alias Fausto”, 35, single, and Prince Shalom Zabala Zerna, 20, single, residents of the place.

June 7, 2017

Another life was claimed by drowning in Barangay Tampi, San Jose town, Negros Oriental around 1:10 p.m. Monday, June 5. The victim was identified as Jerold Balimac Basay, 27, single, of Barangay Siapo, also of the town.

His body was found floating in the seawaters of Barangay Tampi, a port going to Cebu island.

Initial investigation revealed that the victim and his group decided to have fun in the beach and were already drunk. Nevertheless, the victim went for a swim and was found floating later.

June 7, 2017

The Provincial Legal Office of the Negros Occidental government will file criminal charges against the alleged ‘mastermind’ of the ‘fake’ quarry coupons discovered by the Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO).

Provincial Legal Officer Jose Ma. Valencia yesterday said that they will now elevate the charges to criminal charges of falsification from the initial administrative charges.

It is not only one case but two cases as another one was also discovered by the PTO recently, Valencia said.

June 7, 2017

Silay City is known for many things. Negros is called the Sugar Bowl Industry of the Philippines so it doesn’t come as a surprise that many pastries and desserts hail from the city that used to be known as the Little Paris of Negros. However, because of the culture that was practiced in the past, even if it wasn’t intentional, the people of Silay were called “Dalok Kan-on” because during the fiesta, the doors were locked and no glimmer of light can be seen from their homes.

June 7, 2017

Another senior citizen from Purok Sigay, Barangay 2, Bacolod City was arrested around 3:35 p.m. Monday.

Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias, Police Station 2 chief identified the suspect as Ramon Saturnino Diaz, 64, married, resident of the place.

Diaz was confiscated with P40, 000 worth of suspected shabu to include one small heat sealed sachets of “shabu” in exchange for P200 marked money; nine (9) elongated plastic sachets of “shabu”; and P500 cash in different denominations.

June 7, 2017

The Philippine National Police Maritime Command (MARICOM) in Negros Island Region (NIR) is on alert for the presence of seven vehicles reportedly armed with improvised explosive device from Mindanao.

Supt. Simeon Gane, NIR MARICOM chief said he has already alerted all ports in the island especially those in the cities of Bacolod, San Carlos and Dumaguete to prevent the entry of the vehicles into the region.

He also made the assurance that Negros “is free from the threat of terrorist groups like the Maute Group and the Aby Sayyaf Group.”