Bago City

Farmers Get P6M Agricultural Equipment, Farm Tools

A total of P6 Million worth of agricultural equipment and farm tools were turned over to the farmers and irrigators’ associations from the different towns and cities of Negros Occidental, in a ceremony held in Bago City, yesterday.

Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. (3rd from left) checks on the agricultural projects that were turned over to farmers and irrigators’ associations from the different towns and cities of the province, yesterday.* (Richard Malihan photos)

1 Killed, 3 Injured in Road Mishap in Bago City Sunday

A motorcycle driver was killed and his brother was injured along with two others who are driver and passenger of a delivery van along national road of Purok Maghiliugyon in Barangay Taloc, Bago City around 4:28 a.m. yesterday.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victim as Roland Togle Gonzales, 24 years old, married of Purok Buhay-Buhay in Barangay Dulao, Bago City. He sustained head and body injuries and rushed to Bago City Hospital but was declared dead-on-arrival. He was thrown a few meters away from their motorcycle.

Construction Worker Shot Dead by Cane Worker

A construction worker who was requested by his live-in partner to collect payment from a sugar cane cutter (sacada) was shot dead by the latter who refused to pay him in Barangay Dulao, Bago City past 7 a.m. Sunday.

Police identified the victim as Opreciano Montowa, 43 years of Barangay Dulao.

He sustained a gunshot wound from a .38 caliber firearm. He was declared dead on arrival at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City.

Lewaijiao Partners with Bago City College

Lewaijiao (LWJ), an online and offline tutorial services entity with more than 10,000 students in different cities in China arrived in the country to lock a partnership with Bago City College, a government-run educational institution in Bago City, Negros Occidental. LWJ is a Business Unit of TAL Education Group which is a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China. They offer comprehensive tutoring services to more than 300,000 students from pre-school to the twelfth grade in China. TAL is a company listed in the New York Stock Exchange.

(From Left to Right) Dr. George T. Parroco, Bago City College Administrator-President; Mr. Golden Zheng, CEO, Lewaijiao; Bago City Mayor Ramon Torres; Ms. Calyn Shi, Director of Lewaijiao; Manuel T. Parroco, Owner- Virtual Desk; April Jewel Jarina, Operations Manager of Virtual Desk.*