Bacolod City

DFL Opens 1st Conference Tomorrow

Football grassroots development in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental will once again see action in the green grass field of Panaad Stadium as the Dynamic Football League (DFL) 2015 - 1st Conference kicks off tomorrow at 7:30 a.m.

Hundreds of young and aspiring footballers from different schools in Negros Occidental are expected to converge in the Panaad turf to compete in the three age-group divisions. These categories include: Under 11Boys (born January 1, 2005), Under 13 Boys (Born January 1, 2003) and Under 17 Girls (born January 1, 1999).

Bartending Skills Contest Set Today

Host Visayan Maritime Academy (VMA) Global College led other schools in the Battle of the Flair Spartans Season 1 at SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City today, 4PM.

University of St. La Salle, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, Central Philippine State University in Kabankalan City, Fellowship Baptist College-Kabankalan, VMA Training Center, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College Inc. and College of Arts & Sciences of Asia and the Pacific complete the participants in the search for individuals with promising skills in the field of bartending.

DSWD Tells Elderly People, PWDs & Children on the Need to be Safe During the Papal Visit

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Wednesday that elderly or senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and children must always be safety conscious when they join papal events during the Apostolic Visit of Pope Francis to the country as he arrives in our country today.

Mayor Monico Puentevella with Bureau of Jail Management and Penology SInsp. Norberto Niciano, Jr. (Handumanan), SInsp. Ruth Estales (Handumanan) and CInsp. Larry Fuentes (Taculing) in a courtesy call yesterday at the Bacolod People’s House.* (CMO-PIO photo)

Public Employment and Services Office (PESO) employee Ronald Amihan prepares students for a storytelling and coloring activity during the launching of the Mobile Library Program at the Mansilingan gymnasium yesterday.* (CMO-PIO photo)

For elderly men and women and PWDs, the DSWD advised that they should make sure that they bring with them their maintenance medicines, enough food, drinking water and companions who can help them immediately in case of emergency situations.

“Be sure that they have companions who will accompany them and ensure that they know the designated facilitators in the area where they can seek assistance in case of emergency,” DSWD Secretary Corazon J. Soliman said.

She also reminded parents to always watch over their children closely and ensure that they will not be out of their sight or be lost when mixed with millions of people, especially during the Papal Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila’s Rizal Park and in other areas where the Pope is set to visit or pass by.

City Ready to Implement ‘No Parking’ Rule on Lacson, Araneta Streets Today

The city is ready to implement the “No Parking” Rule along Lacson and Araneta Streets today, said Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella and City Legal Officer Rayfrando Diaz II yesterday.

“Give us a chance to improve our city,” said Puentevella, who will be going around the said area together with the Traffic Management Unit (TMU), Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) and other concerned offices to ensure that the rule is properly applied.

Mayor Puentevella Calls for Prayer for the Safe Arrival and Stay of Pope Francis in PH  

Together with the whole nation, Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella is appealing to the residents and the Catholic faithful to pray for the safe journey of Pope Francis from Sri Lanka to the Philippines today.

“He is coming with the purpose to bless our country with his presence and to console the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban,” Puentevella said in his press conference yesterday at the People’s House.


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