Silay City

Lantern Making Contest Opening and Judging

To kick-off the Year of the Monkey celebration of the 11th Bacolaodiat Festival, on February 5-8, 2016, the Monkey King Lantern Making contest entries will be judged and opened for display on January 30, Saturday, 5pm at The District North Point in Ayala.

The awarding ceremony will also have a dance number to be performed by the Monkey King mascots.

See the entries of talented artists from Bacolod, Talisay, and Silay as they unleash their creativity through their artworks.*


Bacolod-Korea Direct Flights Kick Off

The 17 direct chartered flights from Inchon, South Korea to Bacolod-Silay City International Airport in Silay City, Negros Occidental, on board Philippine Airlines (PAL) aircraft, started on Christmas eve. The first flight composed of 194 Koreans landed at Bacolod-Silay airport 2:25 am of December 25, 2015, welcomed by Bacolod Congressman Evelio Leonardia and Atty John N. Orola, Jr, chairman, Western Visayas tourism Council. With them were heads of offices of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), PAL, Bureau of Immigration, Bureau of Customs, and PNP-AVSECOM unit.

Drug Suspect Yields Shabu and Pen Gun

A drug suspect was collared by Silay City PNP in a raid at his house in Barangay Lantad Thursday, while two persons were arrested by patrolling police smoking marijuana cigarettes in Sagay City public plaza also Thursday night.

Superintendent Rosauro Francisco, Silay City PNP chief identified the suspect as PJ Espinosa, 30, single of Hacienda Deli, Barangay Lantad.

Espinosa was in the watch list of Silay City PNP engaged in pushing illegal drugs.

Honest Driver Returns Wallet of OFW at Bacolod-Silay Airport

A returning Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) from Saudi Arabia had a taste of “real Filipino honesty” he never expected at Bacolod-Silay Airport Friday after missing his wallet containing undetermined cash and personal documents.

From Manila, Rafael Maquiling arrived 9:30 p.m. Friday at Bacolod-Silay Airport. He took a shuttle bus on his way to Bacolod city proper and arrived home safe, Aksyon Radyo- Bacolod reported.

CENECO Sets Power Interruption on Oct. 31

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) informs its electricity consumers that, in order to ensure stability of its distribution lines, maintenance activities will be conducted on October 31, 2015 (Saturday), as follows:

Date : October 31, 2015 - Saturday

Time : 8:00AM to 5:00PM


· Replacement of rotten primary poles covering Silay-Lopez Feeder 1; and

· Tree trimming covering Silay-Lopez Feeder 1.

Areas Affected:

LF1 Caneland (AIDSISA), Mansiguinon, Lantawan, Brgy. Guimbalaon, Brgy. Kapitan Ramon, Brgy. Patag