Bacolod City

UNO-R Latest Passers in BAR, MedTech, ME

As of 3:30 pm yesterday, UNO-R has four confirmed Bar Passers. They are Ace Joseph Catacutan (Batch 2014) Romella M. Delgado (Batch 2012); Diana P. Manayon (Batch 2014) and Diana Fe B. Tan (Batch 2014). The School of Law is still verifying others who might have taken the Bar without passing through their office.

Meanwhile, UNO-R got 75% passing percentage in the March 2015 Medical Technology Board Examinations. The new Medical Technologists from UNO-R are: Kyle Brian Habaradas; Ronilo Pernito, Jr.; and Karissa Kate Ramos.

More Athletes Outside Negros Joining Panaad Sportsfest

More athletes coming from outside Negros Occidental have confirmed entries in various events of the 2015 Panaad sa Negros Sportsfest which is set to unfold on April 12 to 18.

Nonong Verdeflor

This was disclosed by Angel “Nonong” Verdeflor, Provincial Sports Coordinator and Executive Assistant to Gov. Alfredo Maranon Jr., saying that several runners and boxers from Bayawan in Negros Oriental, Guimaras and Panay provinces have already communicated with the Provincial Sports Office for their participation.

Among the featured events are athletics, road races, boxing, chess and taekwondo, among others.

The athletics events will be staged on April 14 to 16 with the under 13 (boys and girls) and the under 17 (boys and girls) competing for the 200 meters, 4X100 meter relay, 800 meters, 4X400 meter relay, 100/110 meter hurdles and discus throw.

Mega Eye Camp Set to Celebrate 10th year of Indian Sikh Temple City to participate in 2015 Earth Hour

In line with the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Indian Sikh Temple, the Punjabi Khalsa Diwan of Bacolod City will be hosting a Mega Eye Camp at the Lobby of Bacolod People’s House on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Eye Camp coordinator Haresh Chugani explained that the camp will distribute prescription and reading eyeglasses to indigent patients in the city. A free eye checkup will also be conducted by optometrists from Manila and Bacolod.

‘SM-Prov’l Gov’t/Ayala Case Mediation Unconfirmed’

Is a mediation in the offing between SM Prime Holdings Inc. and the respondents in the case it filed - the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and Ayala Land Inc.?

‘WATERING THE DRYING.’ As more areas dry up, private as well as public entities in Negros Occidental are trying to caution the impact by watering plants using their firefighting trucks. PAGASA weather bureau says it is not yet officially the dry season but many creeks and rivers are already water-less, with agricultural lands now needing water. The DA and the Air Force must approve cloud seeding proposals now.* (Arman Toga photo)

4 More Warty Pigs Born at NFEFI Facility

Adding to critically endangered Visayan warty pig species, four newly-born piglets were welcomed at the Negros Biodiversity Conservation Center, a facility found inside the Negros Forest and Ecological Foundation Incorporated (NFEFI) in Bacolod City.

FOUR NEWLY-BORN Visayan Warty pigs at the Negros Biodiversity Conservation Center inside the Negros Forest Ecological Foundation Incorporated (NFEFI) compound in Bacolod City bring to a total of 40 the number of captive population of this critically endangered species.* (EAD-PIA6/BCC photos)