Bacolod City

Bacolod Readies for World Radio Day

The Bacolod City government has prepared a series of activities lined up in observance of the World Radio Day celebration today, February 13.

An orientation forum was slated February 12 at the MassKara Hall 3 and 4, Bacolod’s People House, spearheaded by the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP)–Negros Occidental chapter, the Negros Association of Government Information Officers and Liaisons (NAGIOL) and the local radio AM and FM stations, a release from the city’s PIO said.

36 Barangays Get 1st Batch Garbage Fee Checks

Thirty-six barangay captains received their Garbage Fee checks in accordance to City Ordinance No. 479, Series of 2009 last Wednesday at the MassKara Hall of the Bacolod City People’s House.

Authored by former City Councilor Catalino Alisbo, the ordinance allocates 50% share to each barangay from the proceeds of garbage services charges collected from business establishments, occupation, calling or undertaking located in their respective Barangay Area of Territorial Jurisdiction.

‘3rd Force Good for Bacolod Democracy’

By Eugene Y. Adiong

The possibility of a Third Force in 2016 is “good for democracy in Bacolod”, incumbent councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr. said.

Gamboa confirmed that “talks of the so-called Third Force has been going around the city.”

GOVERNOR ALFREDO MARANON JR. with Board Members Victor Javellana, of the Fourth District, and Raul Rivera, Sixth District and Provincial Agriculturist Igmedio Tabianan, Jr. at the turnover yesterday of seed cleaners, reaper harvester, thresher, mini 4-wheel drive tractors and weighing scales to 19 farmers and irrigators’ associations courtesy of the 20 Percent PDF of the Provincial Government and the Department of Agriculture-Region 6.*


The so-called Third Force is reportedly composed of former councilors identified with Grupo Progreso.

“But with the dynamics of local politics, everything is possible,” he said.

He said that personally, he welcomes the entry of the said group or individuals in local governance.

Photo Memorabilia Exhibit on Golden Age of Radio to Open Today

A photo memorabilia exhibit that pays tribute to the voices behind the Bacolod Radio Broadcasting Industry is scheduled to open at the Lobby of the Bacolod People’s House at noon today, February 12, 2015.

The exhibit will unveil to the audience of the golden days of Bacolod radio, especially during the pivotal years of Martial Law and on how the medium have evolved into one of the most accessible sources of free information and entertainment.

Mayor Monico to Radio Personalities: ‘Join us on World Radio Day Testimonial Dinner Feb. 13’

Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella is reaching out to retired and practising AM and FM radio personalities to join the Testimonial Dinner as part of the First World Radio Day celebration with the theme, “A Salute to the Voices Behind the Bacolod Radio Broadcasting Industry” on February 13, 7:00PM at the Lobby of the Bacolod People’s House.


The men & women of Bacolod DYEZ Aksyon Radyo* (photo courtesy of DYEZ)

The Radio Mindanado Network Family headed by Station Manager the late Tiyo Ramon de la Luna. (Photo courtesy of De la Luna family)



Alan Gensoli Arman Toga Cyrus Garde Desiderio Deferia Edith Colmo
Eugene Adiong Gil Alfredo Severino James Toga Jun delos Reyes Leo Claridad
Manny Canto Owen Bayog Pert Toga Ritzy Robles Malo-oy Robert Harland
Roque P. Hofilena W. Henry O. Streegan Wennie Sancho