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Solar Power Plant Inaugurated Ground Breaking Rites Held

ISLASOL- Negros Island Solar Power Inc., 32 MW Utility Scale Solar Power Plant was inaugurated and the Ground Breaking Ceremonies of the Biomass Power Plant of the BioPower South Negros BioPower Inc.was held in Barangay Cubay , La Carlota City recently.


Ceremonial Cutting of Ribbon: Michael Sieg, Chairman of Thomas Lloyd, Roberto Vergara-, President & GM of Government Service Insurance System, Michael Rodriguez, Managing Director of Macquarine Infrastructure & Real Assets,Vice-Mayor Luis Jacky Jalandoni-La Carlota City in behalf of Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer , Frank Kwok , Roberto Bob Cuenca, President, AALCPI, Partner, Juan Xavier P. Zabaleta- President-San Carlos BioPower Inc., at the inauguration of Negros Solar Power Inc., ISLASOL -32 MW Utility Scale Solar Power Plant in Barangay Cubay, La Carlota City yesterday.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

‘Focus, Principles Not Politics Needed for Negros VG Post’

“Focus or dedication, principled partnership, will always consider the good for the majority and never allow politics to interfere in our work.”

These are the characteristics needed by a vice governor of Negros Occidental to be “effective”, according to incumbent Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday.

Pressed if he believes that he has that characteristics during his current term, he said there has been “no complaint from the executive branch.”

Lacson is seeking a second term against Rep. Jeffrey Ferrer (4th district) in the May 9 local elections.

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Road Mishap in Bago City Sunday

A motorcycle driver was killed and his brother was injured along with two others who are driver and passenger of a delivery van along national road of Purok Maghiliugyon in Barangay Taloc, Bago City around 4:28 a.m. yesterday.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victim as Roland Togle Gonzales, 24 years old, married of Purok Buhay-Buhay in Barangay Dulao, Bago City. He sustained head and body injuries and rushed to Bago City Hospital but was declared dead-on-arrival. He was thrown a few meters away from their motorcycle.

Brod Dies, Another Hurt in Stabbing

An older brother was killed while the younger one was injured when they were stabbed by a neighbour in Sitio Pitong in Barangay Oringao, Kabankalan City, Wednesday night.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, acting Kabankalan City PNP chief identified the victim as Joemar Natividad, 31, who sustained multiple stab wounds in the body. He was declared dead on arrival at Lorenzo Zayco Memorial District Hospital.

3 Wanted Persons Arrest with Murder, Frustrated Murder

Three persons were arrested for the crime of murder, frustrated murder and theft in Silay City, Murcia and Hinigaran Friday.

In Silay City police operatives arrested Rogel Hernani Cunanan, “Alias Panoy”, 30 years old of Sitio Dacutan Dacu in Barangay Mambulac.

He was arrested for three charges of murder, frustrated murder and theft.

Judge Felipe Banzon of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 69 in Silay City issued the arrest warrant dated March 28, 2016.