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WV is higher in LET National Passing Percentage: BCC tops in Negros Occidental

Western Visayas is higher in passing percentage than the national passing percentage in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) conducted in September 2017 by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) according to Ms Blesilda Masangcay, OIC of PRC Region 6 in Iloilo City, who was part of the Regional Coorddinating council conference over the weekend hosted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), that Atty Johnson Cañete, regional director presided.

RAM, GBFI strengthen support to revolutionary gov’t move

The Revolutionary Government (RevGov) being eyed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte got a strong boost in Western Visayas when Negros-based officials of the Rebolusyonaryong Alyansang Makabansa (RAM) - Guardians Brotherhood Federal Inc. (GBFI) went public Friday to express their full support.

In fact, the group will gather thousands of its members at the Bacolod Pavillion in Bacolod City to join the simultaneous nationwide Revolutionary Federal Government campaign launching this Friday, November 30.

SP conducts hearing on Bacolod’s of P2.25-B budget

The Committee on Appropriations and Finance of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) has conducted the hearing for the 2018 Annual Budget of Bacolod City in the amount of P2.25 Billion and called for city departments to present and defend their budget.

Councilor Caesar Z. Distrito, Chairperson of the Committee on Appropriations and Finance said that they have scheduled three hearings and invited all city departments and other government agencies so that the committee will be able to justify their budgets in the deliberation of the city council.

2 Bacolod Cops Relieved

Two members of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) were relieved from their duties after separate complaints were filed against them.

Supt. Gilbert Gorero, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 said, Police Officer 2 Ryan Sagon and Police Officer 1 Kriscel Mae Doctora, both of Bacolod Police Station 8, were relieved, as they are being investigated, on orders of PRO6 Director, Chief Supt. Ceasar Hawthorne Binag.

The MassKara Fever is Felt Around the World MassKara in Dubai

Last October 14, 2017, the Filipino community, particularly the Bacolodnons, celebrated the first “MassKara in Dubai” last October 14, 2017 at Max’s Restaurant Middle East - Karama Branch.


Hon. Paul Raymund Cortez (3rd from left), Philippine Consul in the United Arab Emirates, and FilClub chairperson Engr. Tata Dayot (extreme left) pose with the winners of the MassKara mask-making contest. Darwin Canlas won first place while Jeffrey Alesna (extreme right) won second place.*