Daily Archive

January 30, 2018

* PAGIBIG FUND OFFICE. From 0917500...: Hello NDB editor kindly hide my number. Officers of the PAG-IBIG FUND at Gaisano City Bacolod MUST urgently compel their officers in head office Manila to hire NOW more cashiers along with other personnel. DUGAY DUGAY hulat para magbayad alone. Linya ka sa pagkuha statement tapos linya ka naman para magbayad. And why allow others to have a number when they still do not have a printout of their statement or they have nothing to show the cashier? Unfair sa yara sa likod sang laba laba nga linya

January 30, 2018

A sound mental health is important as “there is no health without mental health”, according to a mental health care expert.

Psychologist Joeanne Marie Jomalesa of the Bacolod City Mental Health Care Center (BCMHCC) - City Health Office (CHO) emphasized, “We should treat mental health equal to physical health because we can’t fully say we are healthy if we are not mentally healthy.”

“Mental health includes emotional, psychological and social well-being that affects how we think, feel and act,” Jomalesa said.

January 30, 2018

The multi-agency ‘Open Government and Participatory Governance Regional Dialogue-Bacolod City’ leg will gather representatives from national and local government agencies, civil society, academe, public sector unions, business groups, media and other development partners at the SMX Convention Center, January 30-31.

January 30, 2018

Synergia with USAID, Effective Governance at the Cutting Edge of Education (EDGE) held a School Governing Council (SGC) Workshop Level 3 at the Deped, Social Hall, Bacolod City Saturday, January 27, 2018.


Former Governor Rafael ‘Lito’ Coscolluela, Board of Trustee, Synergia Foundation Inc. gave seminar and workshops to the School Governing Councils of the 46 Public Elementary and 22 Public High Schools of Bacolod City on SGC Workshop Level 3 at the Deped Social Hall, Bacolod City Saturday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

January 30, 2018

The North Negros Electric Company (NONECO) supervisor was caught with his lineman’s wife in Skyland Hotel located at Barangay 4, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental around 11:50 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2018.

The lineman who sought the assistance of San Carlos police, caught his wife Jonah Samson Dequit, 29, a caregiver and resident of Barangay Tortosa, Manapla town with his supervisor identified as Joel Ablero Gustilo, 53, married, of Crossing Busay, Manapla town.

January 30, 2018

Love triangle led to the killing of a person in Hacienda San Juan Yusay, Barangay Dos Hermanas, Talisay City around 11:20 p.m. Sunday.

Police Superintendent Adonis Rosales, OIC Talisay police chief identified the victim as Marlon Janeo Gozon, 43, married, of Barangay Pandanon, Don Salvador Benedicto town, Negros Occidental.

He sustained gunshot wounds on his neck and chest; stab wounds at the back of his body and hack wound on his left ear. He was rushed to Talisay City Health Office by Dr. Belnas Eslava.

January 30, 2018

Members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod City approved the resolution authored by Councilor Sonya Verdeflor, using the Department of Education (DepEd) to train and designate Child Protection Specialists to provide technical guidance to the schools on serious cases of child abuse brought to their attention and recommend action to address the same based on existing Child Protection related laws and pertinent DepEd issuances.

January 30, 2018

The qualifying examinations for recruitment of interested applicants in the army will by conducted in Iloilo City, January 30 and 31, 2018.

January 30, 2018

Three persons were killed, including a minor, while four others were injured in a road mishap between a tricycle and an Isuzu Canter at Stop Oso, Barangay Burgos, Cadiz City, Negros Occidental around 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Rocky Desear, Cadiz PNP OIC police chief identified the victims as Angelica Montierto Laguna, 27; Zian Niel Gonzales, 4 years old, all of San Antonio, Barangay Sum-ag, Bacolod City; and Joanna Valero, 25, of Fortunetowne, Barangay Estefania, Bacolod City.

January 30, 2018

Employment opportunities are set to increase in the Visayas this year as the Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF) opens another 20 branches across the region.


Top (left to right): Raymond Serios (Assistant Director, NWTF), Ma. Theresa Nunez (HR Manager, NWTF), Cristina Abelarde (Programs Manager, BagoSphere), Ellwyn Tan (Co-Founder, BagoSphere). Bottom (left to right): Suzzette Gaston, (Director, NWTF), Tippi Fernandez, (Director, BagoSphere)

January 30, 2018

Two drug couriers were arrested and more or less one kilo of suspected “shabu” or methamphetamine hydrochloride with an estimated street value of P18 million was seized from them in Dumangas, Iloilo, Sunday night.

The suspects’ cohort in Bacolod City was also arrested in a follow-up operation yesterday morning.