Daily Archive

September 22, 2017

Herman Santos took the leadership from Julius Pabiona to set the pace with 1,260 pin falls in the ongoing Tenpin Masters Challenge (TMC) Season Four monthly qualifiers at Lopue’s East Bowling Center, Villamonte.

Santos trails Pabiona by 7 pins who got 1,253 pfs including a plus 23 handicap points per game.

The rank No.1 bowler registered his highest set of games of 644 in the 5th play date on September 19 and his next best set was 616 in the opening play date on Sept 5. He has a plus 10 handicap points.

September 22, 2017

“Chess is not always about winning. Sometimes it’s simply about learning. And so is life.”

The Y’s Men’s Club of Negros Occidental is set to hold the 16 and Under Rapid Chess Championships 2017 at the 888 Premier Mall in Bacolod City tomorrow, September 23.

With the recent opening rites of the 37th NOPSSCEA Meet, this can serve as a warm-up competition for high school and elementary chess players.

Guaranteed prizes and awards include: Champion - Php3,000; 2nd Place - Php2,000; and 3rd Place - P1,500. They will also receive trophies and medals.

September 22, 2017

A few days after former Sugar Regulatory Administrator Anna Rosario Paner's resignation from her post was reported in the media, Cane Points got word that somebody did a hatcher job on her.

Paner was allegedly eased out because of her immovable stand on the importation of high fructose corn syrup.

September 22, 2017

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental received hospital equipment and supplies donated by the Rotary Club of Canterbury, Australia through its sister club, the Rotary Club of Bacolod North.

Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (3rd from left) together with Provincial Health Office Head, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, Dr. Eduardo Galon, HOD Head Dr. Leo Eusebio, and the officers of Rotary Club of Bacolod North led by its president, Rene Locsin at the turn over of hospital equipment and supplies donated by Rotary Club of Canterbury, Australia to the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental.*(Richard Malihan / Capitol photo)

September 22, 2017

Mangrove planting along the shorelines of Barangay Zones 3 and 5, feeding program, zumba fitness, disaster preparedness lecture and relief goods distribution were among the outreach activities conducted by the Green Team in their “Adopt a Community” Outreach program Wednesday, September 20.

Mangrove planting along the shorelines of Barangay Zones 3 and 5.*

September 22, 2017

The Christian Artists Various Arts Society (CANVAS) in partnership with SM City Bacolod held a terracotta art contest recently at the Atrium, North Wing SM City Bacolod with the theme, “My City, My SM, My Art”. Headed by Arthur and Miriam Bayles, the contest included terracotta art workshop, accenting and decorating the output and event launch of winners.

(standing, from left) CANVAS Organizers Arthur and Miriam Bayles, art contest winners Jhonrey Makilan, Hosea John Dionson (grand winner), Jah- Suah Gaylan (2nd place), Genesis Cabaya (1st place), (seated, from left) Mark Paul Emperado, Mary Antonette Castro, Cristyll Ann Maravilla and Rosh Andrei Quirino with art coaches Jo Celeste Ibañez of Handumanan National High School, Feliza Arroz of Brgy. Singcang Airport National High School, Ana Liza Pascual of Sum-ag National High School and (not in the photo) Robert Ordeneza of Romanito Maravilla Sr. National High School, Mary Joy Emperado and Analin Varon of The Great Shepherd Bible Institute (ASCEP Bacolod).*(Photo by Daniel M. Bayles)

September 22, 2017

Two wanted persons were arrested in San Carlos City and Victorias City on Monday for crimes they committed and has been ordered arrested by the Court.

In San Carlos City, a farmer was arrested by joint elements of 1st Company of 2nd Maneuver Platoon of RSPB-18 led by Police Senior Inspector Ryan Villasario and San Carlos City PNP at 3:50 p.m. Monday.

The suspect was identified as Romy Enitiban Tampini, 40, married, farmer, of Sitio Lagha 2, Barangay Quezon, San Carlos City.

September 22, 2017

An 18-year-old resident of Sagay City who was denied bail by the court for the crime of five counts of sexual assault was arrested in Sitio Tu-ong in Barangay Vito in the city Wednesday morning.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay PNP chief, identified the suspect as Ariel Alegre Potestad, 18 of Sitio Tu-ong in Barangay Vito, Sagay.

September 22, 2017

An old man was caught in the act by elements of Police Station 1 selling prohibited rugby to minors at the Bacolod City public plaza Tuesday night.

The suspect was identified as Florencio Villacastin, 70, of Purok Balay Dalangpan, Bacolod City.

The suspect was nabbed by the operatives who were conducting roving patrol at the public plaza. Confiscated from him were several bottles of rugby.

He is detained at Police Station 1 for filing of appropriate charges in court.*(Cyrus M. Garde)


September 22, 2017

San Carlos Government won another award, this time the Association of South East Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) 4th ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities (ESC) Awards for 2017.

SAN CARLOS SP Member Atty. Alexander Y. Ong (right) and City EMS II Engr. Arthur A. Batomalaque of CEMO during the pro-environment & marine conservation awarding at Brunei Darussalam.*

September 22, 2017

A seven-year-old child was killed by his own mother by choking him, putting the victim inside a bag and into a sack and was dumped at the back of their house in Barangay Mabigo in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental Wednesday afternoon.

Police Officer 2 Jenelyn Cobero, Women’s and Children’s Protection Desk head of Canlaon Police office, requested not to name the victim and his mother.

Cobero told newsmen, the boy was discovered by his grandparents who reported the incident to the police.

September 22, 2017

This year’s MassKara Festival which is themed, “Bacolod: City of Southeast Asia”, echoes the vital role of the city in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) community.

According to Mayor Evelio Leonardia, the theme highlights the city’s bullish prospects with the ASEAN integration.

“The integration of our country with nine other nations will mean that our horizons will widen, the playing field will be expanded, and we will have a new political and economic order,” Leonardia emphasized.