Negrense boxers who want to become national and world boxing champions may have their wish come true if they join Manny Pacquiao National Boxing Championship for professional boxers set to stage last week of July.
When contacted, newly elected president of the Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines, Inc., (ABAP) Angel "Nonong" Verdeflor, also the province’s Sports Coordinators head and Executive Assistant IV to Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., said it is possible but first it should be studied and talked about.
LeBron James and company may have lost Game 5 in Texas yesterday but as they say, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over (song by Lenny Kravitz) and Miami will be hosting Game 6 tomorrow, Wednesday. Should the Heat win tomorrow, Miami will still host Game 7 at the American Airlines Arena.
All of the Spurs’ starters waxed hot in Game 5 as Manu Ginobili had a breakout game in the Heat-Spurs championship series by scoring 24 markers on top of 10 dishoffs in 33 minutes of action while starting for Coach Gregg Popovich. San Antonio, however, was anticipated to win yesterday.
In observance of the 25th anniversary of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), more than 6,000 farmers and landless farmworkers from all over Negros Occidental will march towards Bacolod City and assemble at the Negros Occidental Capitol Park and Lagoon at 9 in the morning, Today, June 17, 2013.
The farmer protesters will hold an indignation rally and program as a show of protest to how President Benigno Aquino III dismally failed to comply with his promises to the farmers during a dialogue with him and his cabinet in Malacañang a year ago, June 14, 2012.
Sixty graduates of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC1, Electrical Installation and Maintenance (EIM) NC2 and Masonry NC1, sponsored by Binalbagan-Isabela Planters Association, (BIPA) BIPATECH DSWD and TESDA, Cash for Training Project from Isabela and Binalbagan, received their Certificates of Competency on June 4, 2013 at BIPA Pavilion, BISCOM Compound, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental after satisfactorily complying with the 260 training hours requirement coupled with hard work and dedication to develop technical and vocational skills to cope with job demands and skills matching in the domestic and international market.
The "we need time-zero documents" situation last June 13 coordinative meeting of the transition teams of incoming Mayor Monico Puentevella and outgoing Mayor Evelio Leonardia resulted to more documents demanded by the former to satisfy "smooth turn-over of official business."
File photo of the June 13, 2013 meeting of the transition teams organized by incoming Mayor Monico Puentevella and outgoing Mayor Evelio Leonardia. Chairman of the Puente-vella team Atty. Rolando Villamor and member Sarah Esguerra are seen standing. Photo taken at the Masskara Hall shortly after the teams transferred from the Mayor’s Ceremonial Hall (Gil Severino photo)
This was stipulated in a letter sent and received by the Office of the Secretary to the Mayor, Moises de la Cruz, who at the same time is the OIC Head of the transition team organized by Leonardia.
The 2013 Transition Team of Mayor-elect Monico Puentevella demanded 54 sets of documents "over and above" the 28 sets of documents to be turned-over by Leonardia himself as Chairperson of his organized transition team.
MAKATI - The mining exploration of Philex Mining Corp. in Sipalay City and Hinoba-an town in southern Negros Occidental was stopped and its scheduled full operation was put on hold following the May 3, 2013 New People’s Army (NPA) attack.
Manuel V. Pangilinan, Philex chairman bared this during an exclusive round table discussion and press conference with some provincial media people at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel Friday.
MAKATI - Additional state-of-the-art equipment and facilities are eyed to further boost the capability of Riverside Medical Center (RMC) in Bacolod City.
Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan also said that similar with the other hospitals his conglomerate has acquired, RMC will continue to evolve "so those in the provinces need not come here (Metro Manila) to seek medical tests and treatment."
Pangilinan said during a press conference with provincial media people at Makati Shangri-la that the staffing of Riverside and of its other hospitals are also at par with other medical centers.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Hinigaran, Negros Occ. yesterday reported that as of 5:01pm Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Comelec office has received twenty four (24) statements of election contributions and expenditures (SOCE) out of twenty five (25) candidates who ran in the recent May 13, 2013 national and local elections.
According to Elmer V. Era, Election Officer of Hinigaran, "those who submitted their SOCEs are: 1. (Re-elected) Mayor Hermilo L. Aguilar - P100,000.00; 2. Caroll Y. Guanco - P45,000.00; 3. (Elected) Vice-Mayor Teresita G. Gabrido - P70,000.00; 4. Jose Nadie P. Arceo - P50,000.00.
Magdalo Para sa Pilipino or Magdalo, for short, the partylist group of ex-military men and former policemen, whose representative, former marine captain Gary Alejano, were among the leaders of the series of mutinies in Makati during the period former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was in power, took his oath as proclaimed representative of his group in Congress and his oath-taking ceremony in Sipalay City before a barangay captain yesterday, signaling his ascendancy as legislator. As of the latest report, it said Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. and an aide, Nonong Verdeflor arrived. Before the oath-taking ceremony in the public plaza of the city, Alejano and local Magdalo head, Max Magracia, led a motorcade from Mambaroto Village to the public plaza. There, the oath-taking ceremony took place. Administering the oath of office was Mambaroto barangay captain Eustaquio Duayan. Magracia declared in an interview over radio station DYRL, now heard all over Negros Island and nearby provinces including Palawan, Panay and parts of Mindanao, with its newly-installed transmitter. It can be heard as far as Hinobaan town in Southern Negros and San Carlos City in Northern Negros, hitherto not heard before. Also present was Hinobaan Mayor-elect Ernesto Esrao. Invited by Magdalo were local Sipalay City officials led by Mayor Oscar Montilla.
L-R: Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon Jr., Mrs. G. Alejano, wife; Mrs. Angelica Alejano, mother; and their four children.*