Brig. Gen. Oscar Lactao, former commander of the 303rd Brigade here was promoted as deputy chief for operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) a two star rank position effective December 5, 2013.
Lactao served for 21 months as 303rd Brigade commander and assumed the AFP Command Center based in Camp Aguinaldo where he received his first star rank.
Cause-oriented and human rights groups (HR), spearheaded two of several protest-rallies in the province, with a demonstration at the public plaza yesterday afternoon.
Aside from the protest-rally in Kabankalan City, yesterday, Monday, and one in Bacolod City, art exhibits to mark the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) anniversary were held in the afternoon, the St. John Paul VI Tower in the reclamation area.
The other art and photo exhibit by various artists was at the third floor of the Robinsons mall, also yesterday afternoon presented by Dibuhista Nga Nagahiliugyon sa Negros (DIHON), titled "Kalamidad". The art and photo exhibit was announced by prize-winning artist, Nunelucio Alvarado.
(From left) Voyager Innovations President Orlando B. Vea and Chief Operating Officer Benjie Fernandez formalize a partnership with Project NOAH Executive Director Dr. Mahar Lagmay and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Assistant Secretary Raymund Liboro for mobile innovations in hazards preparedness.*
A week after the Yolanda Typhoon lashed its fury in the Philippine Islands, the Association of Negros Producers (ANP) gathered its partners in a "Kapihan with ANP Partners 2013" for a reflection leading them to the novel idea of "Abyan Naton Paskwahan… Paskwa na, Bulig Pa".
This "Kapihan with ANP Partners 2013" was held last November 13 as a way of thanking partners who had been with ANP all through the years, partners who are witnesses to the growth that ANP attained.
Association of Negros Producers (ANP) President Jojie Locsin explains to partners in a "Kapihan with ANP Partners 2013" about "Abyan Naton Paskwahan… Paskwa na, Bulig Pa" which is a collection of packages priced reasonably low and where part of the proceeds will go to typhoon Yolanda victims.*
Partners were likewise updated of ANP’s future plans and projects followed by expressions of constructive opinions for the improvement of every decision taken by ANP management which is typical of a kapihan but exchanges were kept light.
Demolition of squatters’ shanties in Purok Progreso, in Brgy. Taculing, has been ordered stopped by Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella, after landowners’ who have been pushing for this, stopped upon orders of the chief executive.
Berlita Ante of the urban poor group, Kadamay, earlier informed anchormen of radio station DYRLs "Tungkaron Ta Ini" program, in a series of interviews said, the order of demolition was previously ordered by the former administration of Mayor Evelio Leonardia but that the residents, had reasoned out that the city government could well implement an in-house building program for the members of the urban poor families living in the area because the place is a city government property as it is considered a natural accretion.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with owner of ProntoMedics Transcriptions, Tuesday, at the Governor’s Office, for the rental of an 80-100 square meters floor space at the soon-to-be completed Negros First Cyber Centre in Bacolod City.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (3rd from right) and Dr. Arnulfo D. Seares, Jr. of ProntoMedics Transcriptions after the MOA Signing at the Capitol, Tuesday, in the presence of Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr. (2nd from right), Dr. Cristina Orbecido of NOLITC, and Teresita and Ryan Seares of ProntoMedics.*(Capitol photo)
ProntoMedics Transcriptions is a homegrown medical and general transcription company, owned by Dr. Arnulfo D. Seares, Jr. with partners from the United States of America serving clients globally.
ProntoMedics Transcriptions is a company that specializes in providing quality medical transcriptions to clients from around the globe. It is managed by physicians and nurses with 15-25 years of clinical experience serving their clients on a 24/7 basis; they have invested in transcription service software to support the growing demands, maintain quality output and client satisfaction without sacrificing data security.
Why the Thunderbolts feel it is their time to win.
Coach Tata Belangel’s transfer from St. Joseph’s Academy in Iloilo City to Bacolod Tay Tung High School was a surprise for Bacolod’s basketball landscape. The former University of St. La Salle Stinger did not only brought his skills in teaching and training aspiring talents of the game.
His wards followed him too and made the Thunderbolts (formerly Blue Dragons) a "little stronger" as they have yet to prove what they are worth for by bagging a title.
In the game against USLS-IS which BTTHS won, 94-63, center Migi Corteza drilled in 25 points, hauled 11 rebounds and has 2 blocks.
JM Pedrosa added 17 points grabbed 6 rebounds and has 5 steals to torment the La Sallians.
Point guard Sam Josef Belangel, a former La Sallian who started basketball with little-known Eliakim Learning Center, collected 16 points, picked 8 rebounds, has 3 assists, 3 steals, and blocked a shot for an all-around performance.
Mary Anthony Diesto and Rocel Mae Pahilanga gifted Area 9 (NOHS) with two gold medal each after winning their respective events yesterday in the 2nd day of athletic competition in the 2013 Palarong Panlalawigan (Provincial Meet) at Panaad Park and Sports Stadium oval.
Diesto added gold in secondary girl’s triple jump with a leap of 11.30 meters, while Pahilanga ruled the secondary girl’s 400 hurdles clocking 1:09.50 seconds.
Ailyn Tumbali of Area 4 settled for silver (10.88 meters) behind Diesto; while Thanya Andrea Ibasco of Area 3 took the bronze (8.29).
Meanwhile, Kim Cyra Pedrina (1:09.56) of Area 3 settled for silver, behind Pahilanga, while Bernalyn Bejoy of Area 7 was third (1:18.80).
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) Negros Occidental has reorganized their provincial officers in a meeting held December 3, 2013.
Felipe Bat-og was designated chairman on Committee on Assignment, the position he held before, as Rey Almis on Secretariat, who is also the SBP coordinator in Valladolid.
Other officers were Fedie Descalsota on finance; Mario Barbosa on Audit; Wilbert Culanag on training and membership; Ferdinand Odango on discipline; Juniel Sarrosa on uniforms and logo control; and Roger Montalbo as adviser.
Area 4 has three boxers and Area 9 (NOHS) with two boxers advancing to the finals today in the boxing competition of the ongoing Palarong Panlalawigan (Provincial Meet) at the second level of the Panaad Park and Sports stadium in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod city.
Area 4 J-Mar Jaga defeated Joel Deocadin, Jr., of Area 2in the semifinals yesterday and will face Mark Ariel Gudaca of Area 7, who beat Rodel Gamala of Area 6 in the 38 kilograms.
Area 4’s Mark Lyndon Bulanos scored on points against Joemarie Lacio of Area 6 and will square off with Jhepoe Coleta of Area 5, who enjoys a bye in the 42 kilograms.