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La Carlota City

CAIDSOTG Nabs 3 Suspects in Buy Bust

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Elements of City Anti-Illegal Special Operations Task Group (CAIDSOTG) arrested three persons in a buy bust operation in Purok Mainuswagon, Brgy 30, about 8:30 pm Wednesday.

Police Senior Inspector Jose Mulleta, CAIDSOTG head identified the suspects as Ricky Rigor, legal age, of same place; Nestor Sembrano, 28; and Rodolfo Sison, 37, of Brgy. 3, La Carlota City.

Mulleta said they conducted a test buy and when found positive, acted as poseur-buyer and once the suspects handed the stuff, they pounced on them.

AALCPI Turns Over Communication Equipment to La Carlota City

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The Asociacion De Agricultores De La Carlota Y Pontevedra, Inc. (AALCPI) headed by its President Roberto J. Cuenca turned over various communications equipment to City Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer last September 11, 2014. The AALCPI donation consisted of 10 units handheld Cignus UV-85 Dual Band FM Transceiver, Two units Cignus CG-818 Mobile Radio and one unit DC regulator power supply.

Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer and AALCPI president Roberto J. Cuenca sign the Deed of Donation as members of the Board of Directors Florencio A. Alonso, Jr., Luis D. Jalandoni III, and Gerardo G. Locsin witness the event. With them are (L-R) City Admin. Rommel C. Tam, PCInsp Gary Alan V. Resuma, and General Manager David John Thaddeus P. Alba.* (CDIO-Ramon Alvañez)

La Carlota City HS Batch ’72 Feeds Brgy. Balabag Pupils

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In their continuing advocacy on Health and Nutrition, close to 300 students of Barangay Balabag Elementary School availed of free hot arroz caldo with eggs and bread facilitated by the La Carlota City High School Batch ’72. The activity was headed by Rosa Abaygar, Erlina Villarias, Juvy Aries Abaño, Theresa Yanson Chen and Tom Formby with the assistance of Romeo Noble and Arlene Luces, parents and teachers.

La Carlota City High School Batch ’72 headed by Rosa Abaygar with husband Tom Formby, classmates Erlina Villarias, Juvy Aries Abaño, Theresa Yanson Chen turned over the 20 plastic chairs as donation to the Caiñaman Elementary School, Barangay Balabag, La Carlota City to Principal Carol C. Abalajon represented by Teachers Younie Quengco, Rus Espleco for use of students and teachers.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Brgy. Kagawad Found Dead in Beach House

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A gay village councilman and employee of a department store in La Carlota City was found dead past 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in a beach house in Brgy. Miranda, Hinigaran.

Hinigaran police identified the victim as Rey Gamilla Buencuchillo, 33, single, Barangay Kagawad of Brgy. Baliwagan, San Enrique, Negros Occidental.

His body was found in one of the cottages in the beach resort. He was alone in the cottage when found, police bared.

He works at Lopue’s Value Store in La Carlota City.

La Carlota City is 8th in Efficiency

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Mayor Juliet Ferrer

La Carlota City was among component cities of Negros Occidental that were adjudged in the over-all ranking, getting a Top Rank of 8th in Government Efficiency, by the Cities Municipalities Competitive Index (CMCI) of the National Competitive Council of the Philippines.

Of the Top 50 of the 136 cities and 399 municipa-lities in the Philippines in terms of Government Efficiency, the city ranked 8th with the score of 19.619123, followed by Economic Dynamism of 6.905608 and Infrastructure with 6.464347 or a total score of 32.989078

The CMCI 2014 mea-sures competitiveness at the Local Government level using 25 indicators grouped into three equally weight pillars, which are: 1. Economic Dynamism- as measured by business registrations capital; capacity to generate employment; cost of living; cost of doing business; financial deepening; productivity ; and presence of business and professional organizations. 2. Government Efficiency –scores were based on data on transparency scores; economic governance scores, local taxes and revenues; local competition related awards; business registration efficiency; investment promotion, compliance to national directives; security, health and education. 3. Infrastructure- scores were based on date on existing road network, distance from city//municipality center to major ports, Department of Tourism-accredited accommodations, health infrastructure, education infrastructure, basic utilities infrastructure investments, ICT connection, ATMS and public transportation.