FAST WESTERN. Agnus Fernandez Botones-(1st from left) COO Fast Western Petroleum Co. and Kabankalan City Mayor Isidro Zayco (3rd from right) with some guests during the blessing and opening of the Fast Western Petroleum. Co. Kabankalan branch gas station held yesterday morning.*
The country executives of one of the fastest-growing telcos (telecommunications companies) in Australia visited the Bacolod City Government Center Tuesday, Nov. 7.
From left, Councilor Bartolome Orola, LEIPO Jonah Javier, City Administrator John Orola, CPDO head Mary Jean Ramos, Siva Subramaniam, Carlos Hernandez, Councilor Em Ang, Noel Siscar, and Renette Gargarita pose with the standee of Mayor Evelio Leonardia at the Bacolod City Government Center, Tuesday.*
The District Election Committee (DECOM) for District V–Bacolod West declared a failure of election for Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) special election scheduled last November 4, Saturday.
The DECOM composed of Atty. Marianne Carmel Corgos, Arlene Janobas, Jennifer Flores, and Gegie Garcia passed DECOM Resolution No. 2017-02C, declaring a failure of election for the said district since there are no qualified candidate/s for the position of Board of Director.
By Kristine G Alonso
91.9 Love Radio celebrates Love for Kids at Barangay 2 over the weekend as the team constantly strives to push for nutritional lifestyle in barangays all over Negros Occidental.
91.9 Love Radio Disc jockeys entertain kids with fun and games over the weekend.*
Police authorities in Negros Occidental continue its campaign against wanted persons and add three more, one each in Binalbagan, La Castellana and Cadiz City.
Police Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP police chief identified the suspect as Dennis Haresco, 40, married, of Sitio Alimango, Barangay San Vicente in the town.
He was arrested on Tuesday for violating Section 7 of RA 9262.
His arrest warrant was issued by Judge Lily Villareal Biton of 4th Judicial Region of the Regional Trial Court, Branch-77 in San Mateo, Rizal dated September 28, 2017.
Two Sagay City residents were wounded after they were shot by unidentified suspects along the national highway of Barangay Poblacion 2 in the city at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday.
Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay City police chief, identified the victims as Junry Honota Longno, 29, married, and Regie Ripdos Depenoso, 26, all of Purok Crisjun, Barangay Rafaela Barrera, Sagay City, Negros Occidental.
The month of November has been designated as Drug Abuse Consciousness Month. The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. and the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center, Victorias City has scheduled the following events in their Demand Reduction Campaign.
1. November 6, 2017: PAADAC (Provincial Action Against Drug Abuse Council Affair in Murcia participated by NODRC Administrator Ms. Juvy Pepello and Recovery Coach Jolly Grace Deocadez.
The Indian community in Bacolod City is also contributing to the economy of city.
This is according to Councilor Em Ang, guest of honor at the opening yesterday of the 4-day Diwali Festival at SM City-Bacolod.
She also said, unlike the Chinese community’s Bacolaodiat Festival in January or February every year, the Diwali Festival of the Indian community is still drawing visitors. The Bacolaodiat features several Chinese culture and tradition that the Negrenses have also adopted.
A public hearing on declaring every 18th day of June in Bacolod as a Special Non-Working Public Holiday to be known as Bacolod’s Charter Day, will be held at 9:00 a.m. today, November 9.
Councilor Jun Gamboa said the hearing is on the proposed House Bill No. 5875, known as “An Act Declaring the 18th Day of the Month of June of Every Year a Special Non Working Public Holiday in the City of Bacolod to be Known as “Bacolod City Charter Day”.
Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Maranon, Jr. expressed optimism that, aside from creating local jobs, the biomass power plants in Negros will benefit not only the country but also the global sugar industry.
GROUNDBREAKING. Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. leads the ground breaking of the 25 MW Biomass Power Plant of the North Negros Biopower (NNB) in Manapla yesterday. (L-R) NNB Senior Vice-Pres. for Corporate Communications Don Dia and Chairman Arthur N. Aguilar, ThomasLLoyd Executive Director Anthony Coveney and Chairman Michael Sieg, Manapla Mayor Lourdes Escalante, Rep. Leo Rafael Cueva, landowner Dr. Esteban Lacson III, NNB President Ramon Picornell and International Finance Corporation Country Manager Jane Yuan Xu.* (Butch Bacaoco photo)