Bacolod City


Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO) Board President Atty. Arnel Lapore and six members of the Board of Directors (BOD) were meted the penalty of 90 days suspension for terminating Ceneco General Manager Sulpicio Lagarde, Jr. on November 27, 2014 which violated National Electrification Administration (NEA) guidelines, notably the “Revised Policy on the Selection, Hiring, Termination of Services/Suspension for general managers of electric cooperatives.”


NAPOLCOM to Probe Negros Cops in ‘Berya Drug Group’

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) in the Negros Island Region (NIR) will validate the reported list of 16 police officers connected with a Negros-based drug syndicate.

Lawyer Joseph Celis, NAPOLCOM Region 18 chief said that “it is not right for police officers to be linked to the illegal drugs trade.”

“Those found to be positive in their involvement face dismissal from the police service,” Celis pointed out.

He said that they will validate the information from other sources.

3 Escapees are Accounted for with Arrest of Another

Three inmate escapees at Police Station 1 detention cell were accounted for with the recapture of another Saturday night in Purok 8, Barangay Tangub, Bacolod City, while another remains at-large.

Ronald Flores, 21 of Purok Grasya in Barangay Taculing was arrested by a team of Police Station 1 now under Police Senior Inspector Gideon Montaño.

He is facing alarm and scandal and violation of RA 10591 and Comelec gun ban.

Malvar Squad vs. Illegal Drugs, ‘Not Vigilante, Not Mercenary’

“The Citizens Crime Watch (CCW) Malvar Squad is organized to help the government fight illegal drugs and gambling. It is national in scope and Negrosanons are lucky it was originally organized and started in Bacolod.”

“The squad is not a group of vigilantes nor mercenaries. It is composed of former bemedalled military men, multi-awarded policemen and distinguished civilians with proper training, who joined to continue their advocacy against illegal activities and crimes.”

Former DILG, DoT Head Graced the Independence Day Celebration Yesterday, Puentevella Happy with 1st Term

Former Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Rafael Alunan III was the city’s honored guest during the celebration of the 118th Independence Day yesterday, June 12, 2016.

Bacolod City’s 118th Independence Day celebration guest of honor and speaker Bacolodnon and former DILG Secretary Rafael Alunan III offers wreath to the Monument of the Unknown Soldier at the Bacolod City Public Plaza to remember those who offered their lives to fight for the country’s freedom.*(EAD-PIA6 photo)