E. B. Magalona

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Negosyo Centers extend help to Negrense entreps

Some 22,064 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Negros Occidental have been assisted by the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Negosyo Centers in 2017.

According to DTI Senior Trade and Development specialist Dr. Romel Amihan, Negosyo Centers which are situated in various local government units (LGUs) replicate DTI’s programs and services.

“If you are an entrepreneur who wish to seek advice on business improvement, there are business counselors in Negosyo Centers who are willing to help you,” Amihan emphasized.

Brothers nabbed with shabu

Two brothers were arrested in a drug bust in Purok Paglaum, Barangay Alicante, EB Magalona around 11:45 a.m. Sunday.

Police Senior Inspector Rhojn Darell Nigos, OIC police chief of EB Magalona identified the suspects as Joemar Zamora De La Rama, 45, married, and his brother Donovan, 22, single, both of the place.

Confiscated from them were three heat-sealed suspected shabu including the buy bust item in exchange of P500 marked money and two disposable lighters.

The confiscated shabu had a market value of P1, 500.

Man nabbed in drug bust

A suspect was arrested by EB Magalona police in a drug bust around 9:25 p.m. Monday at Purok Balungay, Barangay Tabigue, EB Magalona, Negros Occidental.

Police Senior Inspector Rhojn Darell Nigos, EB Magalona PNP OIC police chief identified the suspect as Raffy Mansueto Balibalos, 41, married, of Purok Bulangay, Barangay Tabigue, EB Magalona.

Police recovered from him six and one small heat sealed suspected shabu including a buy bust item in exchange of P250 marked money and other drug paraphernalia.

E. B. MAGALONA Vice Mayor Robert “Robe” F. Acaling


E. B. MAGALONA Vice Mayor Robert “Robe” F. Acaling says when it comes to development projects and services for the people of EBM, the Sangguniang Bayan he leads is always supportive of the local executive leadership. Acaling led SB members & barangay leaders during the 3-day DILG Seminar Workshop on Development & Good Local Governance last week.* (NDB photo)