San Carlos City

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14 suspects nabbed in ‘pot session’

Fourteen drug suspects were arrested by San Carlos City PNP around 5:15 p.m. Sunday at San Juan Baybay, Barangay 6, San Carlos.

Police Superintendent D’ Artagnan Katalbas, San Carlos police chief identified the suspects as Jose Marabe Palabrica, 54, widow, carpenter, of San Juan Baybay, Brgy. 6; Peter Rovir Bargo Zapanta, 29, married, of V. Gustilo Street, Brgy. 3; Ryan Campo Guillen 33, married, tricycle driver, of Ylagan Street, Brgy. 6; Jayban Ciano Rosalejos, 21, single of San Juan Baybay, Brgy. 6; Nino Kim Fernandez Bartulin, 32, single, of San Juan Baybay, Brgy. 6;

‘1st ASEAN Clean Tourist City Award’ bolsters San Carlos City’s tourism, investment potentials

San Carlos Mayor Gerardo Valmayor Jr. said the full cooperation of his constituents in the northern Negros Occidental city is the main factor for garnering the “1st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Clean Tourist City Award”.


SAN CARLOS CITY Mayor Gerardo Valmayor Jr. during an interview with NDB at his office.* (APT photo)

Kabisig Urges More Participants to Join Expo

Kabisig Chair Daniel Guillen is urging more government institutions in the province to join the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo and Trade Fair at Bacolod SMX on October 17 to 19.


NOLITC AWARD. The Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center staff led by its administrator, Ma. Cristina Orbecido, presented to Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. the Outstanding TECH4ED Center-Emerging Center Category Award won by NOLITC during the 12th Knowledge Exchange Conference held in Manila, last week. The award was given by the Department of Information and Communications Technology.*(Richard Malihan /Capitol photo)

DOST Training Center Up in San Carlos

The Livelihood and Skills Training Center of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) located in Brgy. III, San Carlos City was inaugurated recently.

Engr. Allan Francis Dara-ug, Provincial Director of DOST, said “this center is one of its kind in Negros Occidental which is DOST supported”.

He added that if the project shows good result, phase II of the building will follow.

The center is aimed at creating a pool of skillful manpower in preparation for the various emerging industries in the city and nearby localities.

Bizman nabbed

A businessman from Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City was arrested by policemen at his residence Sunday for double murder in San Carlos City.

Bacolod Police Station 6 operatives, when they arrested Antonio Chua, 44, after serving the arrest warrant issued by Judge Danilo Amisola of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 57 in San Carlos, also recovered several sachets of shabu and drug paraphernalias.

No bail was recommended for Chua’s temporary liberty.