Daily Archive

February 7, 2018


1st Beach Tree Planting activity of Domingo Lacson National High School Batch ’83 with theme “WE CARE” (We Enter Civic Action Religious & Environment) held in Sitio Talisay, Barangay Caliling, Cauayan on February 4, 2018. About 40 officers and members of Batch ’83 including partners from Tatak Negrense, CVG production team leader Chona Gosiaco, Negros Daily Bulletin and 1143Khz DYAF Radyo Veritas Bacolod joined in the activity. The officers and members of Batch ’83 were led by its President Jonathan A. Gaton, who prayed for the sponsors’ continuous aid for their civic year-round projects in Negros Occidental. He also thanked Mayor John Rey D. Tabujara for the accommodation and staff Jimmy Aloro, ENRO officer Boby Tabujara, who assisted in the tree planting; Brgy. Kagawad and MFARMC Chairwoman Erlita I. Chua, Romeo Arce, Joseph Taguan, Reef Guard Gemma Arce, PO CAMAFFA Ruwel Cana, Bantay Dagat and Kasanag Foundation founder John Chong.*(Pasiplat Jun Gaton/photo by Kerlyn CVG)

February 7, 2018

STI-West Negros University Junior Mustangs relied on their effective defensive plays against Bacolod Tay Tung High School Thunderbolts in the fourth quarter to snatch Game 1 of the Best-of-3 finals of the SM-National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) League last Sunday at the former’s home court.

February 7, 2018

Colegio de Sta. Ana de Vicotias, the defending NOPSSCEA men’s basketball champions, have been in a month-long training camp ahead of the 2018 Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) slated February 24-27 in Iloilo.

After winning their title last year, this will be another tough preparation for Elvis Atinado’s squad – which aims to return to the national finals following their representation last year alongside STI-West Negros University.

February 7, 2018

Bago City’s Kim Catedrilla, Rodel Gamo, Joshua Belicena and Nel Tambanillo dominated their respective opponents during the weekend’s preliminaries to secure slots to the Visayas Quarter Finals of the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup in Naga City, Cebu on February 24-25, 2018.

After his 3 teammates scored opening day victories, Tambanillo stopped Calbayog’s Jovan Molleno via referee-stop-contest in 51 seconds of Round 2 before his home town supporters at Manuel Y. Torres Memorial Coliseum and Cultural Center.

February 7, 2018

Negros Occidental elementary and secondary football teams are in rigid preparations ahead of the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet 2018 on February 18 to 23, 2018 at the Iloilo Sports Complex.


CSAV Titans reached the National PRISAA semifinals last year but came up short as University of the Visayas foiled their dream.* (HGDoble photo)

February 7, 2018

Kabankalan City police arrested a resident of Mabinay town in Negros Oriental in a checkpoint in Sitio Buri, Barangay 4, Kabankalan City around 11:55 p.m. Monday.

Police Senior Inspector Jerald Muya, Kabankalan deputy police chief identified the suspect as Joemarie Cantilla Tingson, 42, married, of Barangay Dahile, Mabinay, Negros Oriental.

He was riding his Bajaj tricycle when asked of his documents. When he opened his sling bag, police operatives saw one (1) unit homemade .22 caliber revolver without serial number loaded with five (5) live bullets.

February 7, 2018

Because of too much delay in the pursuit of the case, the Sandiganbayan has junked the graft case filed against Bacolod City Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia and eight others in connection with the alleged anomalous procurement of P49-million worth of furniture and fixtures.

February 7, 2018

Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Inc. said yesterday it is cutting its workforce in light of the recent developments in the beverage industry and business landscape.

In an emailed statement, the soft-drink maker said the “Coca-Cola System is undergoing an organizational structure assessment,” which involves a comprehensive review of the roles and responsibilities within Coca-Cola FEMSA.

“This restructuring has been a very difficult decision,” the company said.

February 7, 2018

Recognizing the indispensable role communication plays in advancing the rural electrification program, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) recently hosted the first-ever Electric Cooperative (EC) Communicators’ Summit.


NEA Administrator Edgardo Masongsong (left) congratulated all the officers of the League of Electric Cooperatives Information and Communication Officers Nationwide (LEXICON) headed by Roel Venus (right) as national president. Venus is the CENECO Chief for Member-Consumer Integrated Services Division (MCISD), and he was inducted into office by NEA Admin Masongsong last January 19, at NEA office in Quezon City.*

February 7, 2018

The Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) in Bacolod City has announced its second successful kidney transplant performed on February 5.

Dr. Julius Drilon, medical center chief of CLMMRH, said in a statement released yesterday that the latest successful case involved both male, a 24-year-old whose donor was a 25-year-old.

Drilon said the procedure, which lasted for four hours, was performed by a team of three urology surgeons and two transplant surgeons.

February 7, 2018

The head of the Physics Department of Silliman University in Dumaguete City strongly believes that the ongoing earthquake events in Valencia, Negros Oriental are not tectonic but rather caused by volcanic activity.

This is contrary to the repeated statements of state-run Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) that the series of earthquakes is tectonic in origin and that these can be traced to the fault line from Sibulan town to the southwest of the province.