MISSING? There used to be 3 to 4 traffic enforcers in this area fronting Lopue’s East where the volume of traffic thickens during rush hours from 5pm to 7pm.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)
I received 3 emails from friends in the US in connection of what’s happening in the Philippines now. Rely Caparas who is known among my readers for being a regular commentator on this column is a Fil-Am practicing lawyer in New York. It calls his attention on my column concerning the comments of a Dutch national now living in the Philippines on why he lost his trust on Filipinos. Here’s Atty. Caparas’ reaction:
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7653) 09189417324: About MGA KILOHAN sa VICTORIAS COMMERCIAL CENTER, very good Bacolod City Legal and Treasurer Office for gathering weighing scales for inspection and calibration. Bugtaw City Legal and Treasurer Office of Victorias SONDA nyo and gina himu sang City of Bacolod, dugay ko na ni gin text sa NDB parti sang KILOHAN nga WALA gina CALIBRATE sa VCC! Palihog Hulag man KAMO!
7652) 0917729...: Re "Sugar Market Development Fund Abolished!" (Meat of the Matter, 21/11/03), the SRA and the sugar industry mafiosi seem unperturbed. After enjoying the fund for 22 years, it was REVOKED and therefore declared ILLEGAL. Now the mafiosi wants a yearly Php 300M SUGAR CANE INDUSTRY FUND (SCIDF). Hooray!
7651) 09087150206: LANDFILL. Mayor, do your job, indi ka mag kahadlok sa ila! Dapat indi na pag e padlock liwat ang sanitary landfill! Masubra na ang gin bayad sang syudad, kag nga a wala na gin settle sang old administration, kag nga a ang Ombudsman naga agree sang presyo sang landfill, how about ang COA, ang SP, kadugay na kamu da naga polongko sa syudad hasta subong wala pa ni na settle? A white elephant! Tani sa mga Lopez family, ipakita nyo kung pila gid ang presyo, kag pila na ang nabayad sang old administration, para mabal an sang pamuluyo!
Sampaguita Lions Club held its Sight First project and feeding program during the organic fair last saturday, November 23.
Eye check up with Dr. Rodel Young with PP Tess Gensoli looking on
Bacolod City Sampaguita Lions Club is happy to have served indigenous people (IP) from Negros Occidental during the Organic Fair last week. Sampaguita Lions gave free eye check up and free reading glasses together with Optometrist, Dr. Rodel Young.
from left: Lion Marisol Gamban, Past Pres Teresita Gensoli PMJF, Pres. Charie Ginete-Ilon, Dr. Rodel Young, GMA Station Manager Lion Cristina Magbojos, Lion Fely King and PP Vilma Laurente, MJF.*
Various government agencies committed to help the youth get access to some support to fight social menaces in the society like illegal drugs, environmental destruction, including graft and corruption, in a manifesto they have signed during the 21st National Youth Congress on Drug Prevention Education in Bacolod City Saturday.
Personnel of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) headed by Police Senior Superintendent Edgardo O. Ordaniel, Acting City Director join the fun run/walk/bike organized by the City Anti Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) which converged at Bacolod City Public Plaza on November 24. Said Activity is in connection with the celebration of "Citywide Drug Abuse Prevention and Control week".*
The manifesto was signed by Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol, Senior Supt. Marianito Valerio, Police Regional Office VI Chief Directorial Staff, Department of Interior and Local Government-Bacolod director Glenn Guzman, Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Bacolod president Enrique Tabino, Councilor Carlos Jose Lopez representing the Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod and Carylle Ann Diamante of ABS-CBN Foundation.
Ceres-La Salle Football Club will face the Green Archers in its quarterfinal match-up of the United Football League (UFL) Cup at the Emperador Stadium in Taguig City tonight.
The reigning PFF-Smart Club National champion, Ceres FC, advanced to the next round after a huge second half performance against Agila FC, 7-2 during the Round of 16.
Olayemi Bakare of Agila scored a huge opening goal on a breakaway in the 11th minute before Younousse Yaogo equalized the match in the 16th minute.
But, Bakare nailed his second in the 18th minute to take back the lead for Agila, before Jayson Panhay tied the score anew in the 35th minute on a freekick.
The game was even at the half, 2-all.
About 90 to 100 children of gold caddies benefitted from the golf development program for four weeks starting Saturday at the Bacolod Golf and Country Club, Hda. Binitin, Murcia, Negros Occidental.
"This is the pilot project in Negros Occidental which we started at Mt. Malarayat Golf and Country Club located in Lipa, Batangas", according to Aurelio "Jiji" Montinola III, Board of Director of National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP) that helps to put together this grassroots sports development program in the province.
Montinola said, that the normal participants for 6 to 13 years old children is only 40, but because of the enthusiasm of the children, with parents support too, the number almost doubled here. They will be divided into four groups.
The resetting of the National Philippine Youth Games (PYG)-Batang Pinoy is good for hosts Negros Occidental and Bacolod City to prepare the billeting and playing venues.
Despite the postponement, they were able to finalize most of the billeting and playing venues of the athletes and officials in a week-long sports competition slated on January 28 to February 1, 2014 at Panaad Park and Sports Stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, this city as the main venue.
The National PYG-Batang Pinoy was supposed to be held in Zamboanga City last November 19 to 23, 2013 but due to the prevailing peace & security condition, it was transferred to Bacolod. However, super typhoon Yolanda hit most of the Visayas regions to force a postponement of the competition.
University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R) Rams captured this year’s Negros occidental Private Schools sports, Cultural and educational Association (NOPSSCEA) men’s basketball title after beating University of St. La Salle (USLS) Stingers twice in the finals last Sunday.
The sweep of the Best-of-3 happened first at the USLS Coliseum Saturday, 74-66, and lastly at the new refurbished gym of UNO-R, 78-67, the next day.
The Rams, 1st runner-up last year behind defending champion West Negros University Mustangs, also dealt the blow to eliminate the latter in the semifinals with the defending champion enjoying a twice-to-beat advantage, 83-75 and 85-63.
University of St. La Salle-Integrated School (USLS-IS) secondary boy’s advance to the finals of the division’s volleyball tournament in the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA).
The Jimmy Dequilla mentored USLS-IS secure the first final seat after beating sister school, St. Joseph School-La Salle (SJS-LS), 25-23 and 25-22 on Saturday morning.
But SJS-LS defeated La Consolacion College-Bacolod (LCC-B), 25-23, 21-25 and 25-14 Sunday afternoon to arrange a rematch with USLS-IS.
Earlier, LCC-B relegated Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) to fourth spot via a 25-15 and 25-19 score and settled for third place.