Bacolod City

Two Art Shows Open on Earth Day Event

The Indie Art Movement of the Association of Negros Artists opened two art shows Monday in celebration of Earth Day showcasing paintings done by various member artists.

Alert! as aptly titled opened at SM City East Bridgeway featuring on-the-spot paintings done at the Panaad Park and other scenic spots in the province.

Dunang Manggad opened at the lobby of the People’s House with nature-themed paintings by Peter Cardiente, Anna May Lacson, Jose Dureza, Smart Garbo, Kyle Jocson, and Joan Honoridez.

Ambush of Live-in Partners Probed

Land conflict and illegal numbers game are being eyed as motives of the ambush of live-in partners which resulted to the death of a woman along Sitio Balia, Barangay Lagaan, Calatrava about 8:00 Sunday morning.

SAN CARLOS CITY’s ordinance against smoking in public places includes the display of tarpaulins such as this one.* (Arman Toga photo)

SUMMER JOBBERS. Students availing of the summer job program in Kabankalan City, in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Kabankalan Gov’t, are not only assigned in government offices but also in the streets, experiencing the life of street cleaners.* (Arman Toga photos)

Police Senior Inspector Mark Angelo Jungco, Calatrava police chief said, they are investigating the motive of the incident to establish the identity of suspects.

Mavie Diongson, 23, was declared dead on arrival at Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital due to multiple gunshot wounds in the body.

She was first rushed to Alfredo Marañon, Sr. Memorial District Hospital in Barangay Bato, Sagay City, but was transferred to the regional hospital in Bacolod City.

Archie Bantilan, 28, “alias Cafgu”survived the carnage sustaining gunshot wounds in the arms and leg.

Batilan is reportedly a close-in bodyguard of Sangguniang Bayan member Vicente “Oti” Bacordo, former head of an armed group in northern Negros Occidental before he became a town councilor of Salvador Benedicto.

Belangel Anchors Batang Gilas to Keep SEABA Title

Batang Gilas team captain SJ Belangel anchored Philippine Batang Gilas with a convincing win, 106-50, against Indonesia to retain its title in the Southeast

SJ Belangel

Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) SEABA Under-16 Championship at the Xavier University gym in Cagayan de Oro last Sunday.

Belangel registered 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 8 assists as Batang Gilas qualify for the 2015 FIBA Asia U16 Championship in Bangalore, India this July 2015.

The young Filipino cagers dominated their Indonesian counterparts with a huge 55-19 blast at the break.

The Michael Oliver-mentored squad successfully employed variety of defensive pressure on the Indonesians while, continue to dominate the offensive flow.

Backstopping Belangel are Jonas Raphael Tibayan with 14 points and 9 rebounds as Shaun Ildefonso and Gian Robert Mamuyac added 12 points apiece.

DoLE, PESO to Conduct Job Fair at SM Malls on May 1; Jobseekers’ Pre-Registration Ongoing at SM City Bacolod

In celebration of Philippine Labor Day, SM Supermalls all over the country, in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) and the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), will hold the biggest simultaneous job fair in the country on May 1, 2015, from 10am to 5pm.

Employers interview hopeful applicants in last year’s Labor Day Job Fair held at SM City Bacolod.*