The Board and Management of Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its electricity consumers that the residential rate for May 2013 billing is P10.16/kWhr from last month’s P8.90/kWhr. The P1.26/kWhr increase is attributed to the following factors:
* Increase in Generation System Charge of P1.0416/kWhr;
* Increase in Systems Loss Charge of P0.1382/kWhr;
* Increase in NPC Stranded Contract Cost of P0.1938/kWhr;
* Total Increase in EVAT Generation & Transmission of P0.0363/kWhr;
* Decrease in Transmission System Charge of P0.1114/kWhr;
* Decrease in Lifeline Rate Subsidy of P0.0211/kWhr; and
* Decrease in Mandatory Rate Reduction of P0.0101/kWhr.
Sikat Academy 4-in-1 Summer Workshop ended with a blast on May 19, 2013, Sunday during its Grand Finale at Robinsons Place Fountain Area. The Grand Finale which had a KPOP theme showcased the talents of Sikat Academy workshoppers on Acting, Dancing, Singing and Newscasting/hosting. Popular Kpop hits like Gentleman, Ring Dingdong, Sorry, Sorry and Fire were featured in the dance numbers of Sikat Academy Kids and teens choreographed by Rodney Ascalon. While popular hits like Payphone, Titanium, Live While We’re Young, Kiss you and Beauty and the Beat were sang by the kids and teens, as mentored by Kulay Pikata. The acting class of Jade Dionzon featured the well-loved Koreanovelas in a parody. Meanwhile, students who took interest in newscasting and hosting were given the chance to host the show.
Charie Ginete-Ilon with Sikat Academy facilitators
"The workshop as promised, successfully gave the children an opportunity to explore their talents, build their self confidence and interact with other kids", Charie Ginete-Ilon, General Manager of CGI Excel and head teacher of Sikat Academy said. Ilon added a lot of kids have overcome their shyness and discovered their hidden talents during the workshop. It was a happy and memorable experience for workshop participants. In fact, a lot of participants this year already look forward to the next season of Sikat Academy.
Bacolod Tay Tung High School and St. John’s Institute are still the teams to beat in the 12 Under category while St. Benilde School, BTTHS and University of St. La Salle took notice in the 10-Under in the ongoing Condura-Basketball Coaches Association of Negros at USLS-IS covered court.
Tay Tung gave Mike Lim Basketball Clinic-Stallions a neat lesson, 82-38 and SBS, 70-48 over the weekend. SJI likewise stunned USLS, 55-37 and LLZ Warriors, 77-48 to stay within striking distance in the 12U group.
There is a new place for you to dine and wine, with crab and crab meat as just among specialties.
Crab Hauz is a new place worth trying – different from your usual dining experience.
Either for a sumptuous lunch, dinner, or in-between, the place is ideal for family gathering, for friends, or even for that exclusive date.
Some people say the extraordinary appearance of the sun at 12noon of May 2, 2013, was already a sign of the times. This photo was taken by Josephine Diaz, employee of the Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO).
Actually, in the other shots of Jo, first a bloodstain looked dropped in the outer light of the sun. But as the time went nearer at 12 high noon, the blood spot slowly moved to the center of the sun, until it looked like a bloodstain dropped at the center of the sun, and surrounding the sun seemed a bloody color too.
Fire investigators esti-mated at least P2 million worth of properties were damaged by fire that broke out at about 6:45AM, yesterday along Lizares Avenue, Brgy. 40 in Bacolod City, near the chapel of UNO-R.
Fire Investigator 1 (FO1) Jerson Ganaba reported to NDB that three estab-lishments namely; DAAL-CO, Kabalagnan Office and Marby’s Internet Cafi damaged by fire which allegedly originated at the ceiling of the said internet cafi.
Thick black smoke attracts (L) early morning joggers and motorists along Lizares Avenue near a chapel at UNO-R yesterday when a P2M fire caused damage to properties of three establishments.* (RGT/ NDB photo)
The St. La Salle Academy for Arts and Culture (SLAAC) showcased the talents of its graduates at the summer workshops Graduation Performance held in Gallaga Theater last May 17.
Fifty-twoworkshoppers from the different classes: Stage Production by Tanya Lopez and Jaime Chua, Popular Piano by Gerry Grey, Voice by Romeo Gamilla and Serry Repique, Creative Writing for Beginners by Jonathan Davila, De la Salle Shidokan Karate Clinic by Dennis Ferrales and Lope Jan Alcazar, and Basic Acting for Kids & Teens by Nonilon Torpez and Adelyn Maluluy-on, received their certificates of completion in the event where art became a venue for students’ transformation.
The students from the St. La Salle Academy for Arts and Culture Voice Class during the summer workshops Graduation Performance at the Gallaga Theater last May 17.*
Judge Ray Alan Drilon administers the oaths of office of the elected councilors of Bacolod City, namely, Sonya Verdeflor, Archie Baribar and El Cid Familiaran (l-r), yesterday.* (Capitol photo)
For 2012 batch of the Alternative Learning System (ALS) in District 3, out of 175 enrollees, 86 have successfully passed the ALS Acceleration Equivalency Test (AAET), whose recognition day was held over the weekend at the gym of Brgy. Granada, Bacolod City. According to Mark Philip Claridad, coordinator, ALS District 3, the District covers Barangays 21, 22, 23, 25, Alangilan, Vista Alegre Elem. School, Fr. Gratian Murray Integrated School, and Bahay Pag-asa Youth Foundation of de La Salle.
Mark Philip Claridad, left, ALS Coordinator, District 3 of the DEPED Bacolod City, presents the 86 graduates of Alternative Learning System (ALS) during the recognition day held at the gym of Brgy. Granada, Bacolod City over the weekend.* (EBColmo)
There were 16 graduates in the elementary level, and 71 in the secondary level. Their classes were conducted from July to November, 2012, and in December, they took the AAET, wherein 86 have hurdled the national examination.