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September 12, 2017

The busmen faces the must win match versus FC Istikol in their ongoing campaign in the AFC Leg-2 Inter Zone semi-finals at the Panaad Park and Stadium tonight. Ceres Negros FC needs to get everything out to pull off with a win against the team that beat them 4-0 in Tajikistan.

DO-OR-DIE – all set for the match in Panaad Park and Stadium tonight – Ceres Negros FC faces FC-Istikol Tajikistan.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

September 12, 2017

The budget of the provincial government of Negros Occidental has dropped. Compared to 2017, the province’ budget was P3.4 billion, but for 2018, the budget as per draft from the different departments, has dropped to P3.3 billion only. The budget of each department were prepared based on the annual investment plan facilitated by the provincial budget office.

September 12, 2017

There is a need to improve the vendor’s plaza therefore it must be vacated by the occupants.

As a matter of fact, according to City Administrator Atty. Jon N. Orola, Jr., the occupants were informed several times already to vacate the place because it is set for improvement but they did not act. More so that the unsanitary practices of the occupants resulted to the foul smell in the area, and most of all, they just occupied the place on their own volition.

The city government will repair and improve the place so they have to vacate it, Orola emphasized.

September 12, 2017

A son stabbed dead his father during a drinking spree in Sitio Calubcob in Barangay San Miguel, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Superintendent Frankie Lugo, Tanjay City PNP chief identified the victim as Juvito Olates Timtim, 52, married, of SitioTalingting, Barangay Luyang in Mabinay, Negros Oriental.

The victim sustained stab wound in his inner thigh and was rushed to Urgent Care Clinic in Tanjay City but was pronounced dead by the attending physician.

September 12, 2017

A motorcycle driver was killed when he collided with a tractor with trailer at the intersection of Roxas-Marañon Streets in Barangay Poblacion 2, Sagay City, Negros Occidental at 10:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police Senior Inspector Ellendie Rebusquillo, Sagay City Deputy police chief identified the victim as Tommy Delagao Azucena, Jr., 27, single, of Purok Mapainubuson, Crossing San Agustin in Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City.

Azucena sustained head and body injuries and was rushed to Lopez District Planters Foundation Hospital, Incorporated in Sagay City.

September 12, 2017

Although the lower house has approved the postponement of barangay and SK elections to May 2018, but the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is preparing the necessary materials for the October 2017 original schedule of SK and Barangay elections.

According to Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, there is no enabling law yet about the postponement of barangay elections. Although the lower house has approved in the second reading the postponement of barangay and SK elections to May 2018, but there is no Senate version yet.

September 12, 2017

Many passengers; office workers and students from the northern side of Negros Occidental were stranded yesterday morning at the Ceres north terminal because drivers of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) did not show up at the terminal. This prompted the Ceres Liner buses to ferry them from the terminal to the back of West Negros University in consideration of their time to report to office or classes.

September 12, 2017

From the Editor-in-Chief

NDB’s 57th Year

The Negros Bulletin, which was born in the early 60s as a weekly paper and became a daily publication in 1994 after 72 years of struggle and sacrifice, is one big story of faith, dedication and endurance.

Its founding father Lino V. Moles, the late novelist in the vernacular, newspaperman and bi-lingual journalist (English and Hiligaynon), tapped the business acumen of his partner Santiago S. Alacapa who had good relations in the business sector of the city as a top insurance underwriter as his business manager and partner.

NDB Ed-in-Chief Pert Toga Sr.

September 12, 2017

Leaders of the sugar industry are against the abolition of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA).

In statement, Atty. Emilio Yulo, spokesman of the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines, said, “The proposed abolition of the SRA will have an effect on the sugar industry, especially now that milling season has just started.”

September 12, 2017

Three suspects were arrested inside the Kabankalan City Cemetery in Barangay 1 having pot session at about 1 p.m. Sunday.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan PNP chief identified the suspects as Romeo Magbanua Piornato, Jr., 41, single; Eddie PepitilloYap, Jr., 44, married, and Antonio Facundo Decena, Jr., single, tricycle driver - all of San Nicholas Street, Barangay Poblacion, Cauayan town in Negros Occidental.

September 12, 2017

A 12-kilo Monitor Lizard, known in the dialect as “Bayawak” or “Halo,” was turned over Saturday afternoon to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR-CENRO) Bago City Wildlife Rescue Center in Bantayan Park, Brgy. Poblacion, Bago. The turn-over was conducted by Jimmy Angelo F. Balista, Farm Manager of Charoen Porkphand Foods Philippines (CPF) Farm, Brgy. Crossing, Pulupandan, Negros Occidental, in coordination with the Local Government of Pulupandan.

The Monitor Lizard, “Bayawak” or “Halo”

September 12, 2017

By Kristine G. Alonso

91.9 Love Radio celebrates Love for Kids at Purok Gonzaga, Barangay Taculing last Saturday as the team enhanced their drive to push for the importance of Go, Grow and Glow food groups.

91.9 Love Radio disc jockeys celebrating Love for Kids at Brgy. Taculing, Bacolod City