It was a sad day for the Judiciary yesterday as Chief Justice Renato Corona was removed from office after the Senate, sitting as an impeachment court, handed a ‘guilty verdict’ against him.
"Today is a sad day for the judiciary. Judicial independence has suffered. The men and women in judicial robes are grieving as they cower in fear while the sword of Damocles hover over their heads," Judge Franklin Demonteverde of the Bacolod Regional Trial Court said in a text message.
Forty public elementary school teachers from Sagay City completed their two weeks English Language Proficiency Training sponsored by the provincial government at the Negros Occ. Language and Information Technology Center (NOLITC) in Bacolod City, recently.
The graduates of the English Language Proficiency Training at the Negros Occ. Language and Information Technology Center with Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. at the Capitol, yesterday.* (Capitol photo)
The group, who called on Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. at the governor’s office, yesterday, was accompanied by NOLITC Officer-in-Charge Cristina Orbecido and Sagay City Schools Division Superintendent John Arnold Siena.
The Central Negros Council for Coastal Resource Development Council (CENECCORD) will hold a Research Capability Building for CENECCORD Program Implementers on May 29-31, at Southeast Asian Fishery Development Center (SEAFDEC) in Tigbauan, Iloilo and Marine Laboratory in Guimaras.
DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental - It was husband-and-wife that shone in the ongoing track and field event in the ongoing 2012 POC-PSC Philippine National Games here with Binalbagan-native wife Loralie Amahit-Sermona join her husband to bag gold medal in her favorite event yesterday.
Loralie Amahit-Sermona, 30, of Barangay San Teodoro, Binalbagan shattered the national record in women’s hammer throw with a heave to a distance of 50.03 meters to improve the 49.79 meters she herself established in 2007 Southeast Asian Games held in Thailand. Amahit-Sermona, a bronze winner in last year’s SEAG in the same event, made the record-breaking throw on her third attempt using all the techniques she got from national coach Lerma Bulauitan.
The Yulo clan in the 5th District of Negros Occidental is divided on who to support in the June 2 special election, as both candidates are both their relatives.
Binalbagan Mayor Alejandro Mirasol of the Liberal Party (LP) is opposed by his nephew, Board Member Emilio Yulo III of the Nacionalista Party. The father of Yulo is Mirasol’s first cousin.
The special poll will seek the replacement of the late congressman Ignacio "Iggy" Arroyo who died in London last January after a long battle with cirrhosis of the liver.
Former 4th District congressman Carlos "Charlie" Cojuangco has introduced a low-cost, low-technology and community-based shoreline protection program to coastline barangays in Pulupandan town.
The technology involves bagging stones in net bags and lining the coastlines with these to trap sand so that instead of eroding, it reclaims the land, he said.
One of the most successful, exciting, fun and enjoyable week-long activity in Negros Occidental and the rest of Western Visayas was the Brigada Eskwela 2012, undertaken by the Victorias National High School (VNHS) recently.
Negros Daily Bulletin personnel lead by Jun de los Reyes join the Brigada Eskwela of Victorias National High School 2012.*
Day 1 on May 21, 2012 was the Opening Program where the following were presented; Brigandancercise, Moves of Entertainment of CAT I Officers, DepEd March and many others before the School Works began like cleaning the school rooms, surroundings, comfort rooms, drainage and canals, painting of school rooms, walls and fences, cutting and pruning of trees and plants, repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and machines including computers, etc.
City Mayors including Bacolod City Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia trooped to Puerto Prinsesa City last weekend to attend the 49th National Executive Board Meeting-Expanded (NEB-Expanded) of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP).
landfill and Kilos Agad Action Center Emergency Call Assistance 117 programs of Puerto Prinsesa.
During its meeting with National President Oscar S. Rodriguez of San Fernando City, the city mayors present during the Puerto Princesa meeting decided to hold its next 50th NEB-Expanded in Bacolod City during the peak days of the MassKara Festival on October 19-21, 2012.
Riverside College and Negros Daily Bulletin, represented respectively by Janet Villanueva and Mary Grace Castidad with W. Henry O. Streegan representing the publication, conducted a feeding activity among children of members of the Kasanag United Mothers’ Association (KUMA) at the Abada-Escay Squatter Relocation community center, Purok Progreso, Brgy. Vista Alegre last Friday. Ms. Luisa Subebe is president of the association.
Beneficiaries of Feeding Program.*
Some 80 underprivileged children partook of the nutritious food prepared by the mothers which was donated by the Loving Rose Mission of Canada.
A retired public school teacher lost her cash after being robbed by armed men while waiting in front of their house at Brgy. Poblacion, Bago City, about 7:10PM, Saturday.
Police report disclosed that Josefina Latido, 64, of Purok Balongay, Brgy. Poblacion was with her husband, Eddie, 67, in front of their house and waiting at the gate when two unidentified persons armed with handguns and donned with face mask approached them and grabbed her bag.