Water Watch Advocates commends Atty. Lorendo Dilag, Chairman of the BACIWA Board of Directors for exposing that Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA) is paying a huge loan for Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) amounting to P537 Million without water gushing from the pipes (Negros Daily Bulletin, June 2, 2017 issue). Furthermore, Atty. Lorendo Dilag said that the BACIWA Board discovered that from the P537 Million loan in 2002, there were 7.5 kilometers of pipes buried at the back of San Miguel Corporation with no water gushing from it because it was "overdesigned" and do not address the water crisis of BACIWA. Dilag also said that the big pipes buried were very big, but there is no water.
Police operatives arrested a fugitive hiding for five years in Hacienda Louisa in Barangay Ma-ao in Bago City around 3:00 p.m. Thursday.
Police authorities identified the suspect as Raymundo Puro Dilagison, Jr., 25, single, of Purok Argentina, Barangay Ma-ao, Bago City.
He was has a pending arrest warrant for rape in relation to violation of RA 7610.
Judge Frances Villena Guanzon of the Regional Trial Court, Branch-62 in Bago City issued his arrest warrant dated July 3, 2013.
A project manager lost checks and valuable items inside his parked car along Hi-Strip in Circumferential Road, Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City around 2:00 p.m. last Thursday, June 15.
A man who wants to buy medicines in a store was shot dead by one of the three unidentified suspects wearing bonnet in Sitio Proper, Barangay Macasilao, Calatrava town, Negros Occ. around 7:00 a.m. Thursday.
Police Chief Inspector John Joel Batusbatusan, Calatrava PNP chief identified the victim as Benedicto Tapang Asarze, 56, married, resident of Sitio Proper in the barangay.
He sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the different parts of his body and was rushed to Calatrava District Hospital. He was declared dead on arrival by attending physician.
A street level target drug pusher was arrested by Himamaylan City PNP in a buy bust operation at Purok 6, Barangay Aguisan, Himamaylan City around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
Police Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr., Himamaylan City PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Louie Jun Pabalinas Aldea, 23, “Alyas Jan-Jan,” resident of the p[lace.
Police operatives pounced on Aldea in a buy bust operation after he handed one big heat sealed suspected shabu to a poseur-buyer.
A motorcycle driver was killed in Manapla while a dead body of a youngster was found in a road near their house in Murcia on Saturday.
Police Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Manapla PNP chief identified the victim as Mark Anthony Monteverde Barzo, 29, married and resident of Hacienda Patlagan in Barangay Purisima in Manapla.
The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) will conduct a ‘selective’ profiling of the 14 Maranaos confirmed to be staying with their relatives in the city, acting city director Senior Supt. Jack Wanky said.
“We do not do profiling to all members. What we do is selective profiling only to those we see or perceive as suspicious members or “persons of interest”, Wanky said.
He said that the 14 evacuees from war-torn Marawi City are staying in the Muslim community in Brgys. 30 and 31.
THE FOUR ANG BANWAHANON 2017 AWARDEES: Atty. Franklin Demonteverde, represented by his son Atty. Omar Francis Demonteverde (6th from left); Architect Armando Guevarra (5th from right), Atty. Simplicio Palanca, represented by his brother Dr. Ernesto Palanca (5th from left), and entrepreneur Conchita Varela Sicangco (6th from right)—with DBP chairman and former senator Alberto Romulo (7th from left), Mayor Evelio and Elsa Leonardia (4th and 3rd from left) Rep. Greg Gasataya (4th from right), Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran (3rd from right), Councilors Renecito Novero (leftmost), Cindy Rojas (2nd from right) and Bartolome Orola (rightmost), and Ang Banwahanon Awards Committee (back row).*
The regional chairman of the Association of Barangay Captains in the Negros Island Region insist that they are in favor of moves to postpone the scheduled October 2017 barangay elections, but insisting that incumbent barangay officials will be on hold-over capacity.
Tangub village chief Noli Villarosa yesterday said that the national executive board of the Liga ng mga Barangay has passed a resolution pushing for a postponement of the elections which they have submitted to Congress already.