Following the implementation of Commission on Election (Comelec) resolution 9715 or Comelec gun ban, two men in Silay City and Manapla town were arrested by local authorities for illegal possession of firearms.
SPO1 Floler Suarez with PO2 Jershon Andales, of Silay City Police responded to reported alarm and scandal incident inside Inaba Resto Bar at Brgy. Guinhalaran and arrested Joeman Miguel.
Miguel, 23, of Fatima Heights, Brgy. Zone 12-A, Talisay City was collared for violation of the Comelec gun ban and recovered from his possession was a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver with serial number 9277842 loaded with four live ammunitions.
The Bureau of Immigration is sending a team to Bacolod to begin preparations for the installation of the immigration component of the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine system at the Bacolod Silay International airport so it can start receiving international flights, Rep. Evelio Leonadia announced last Friday September 27.
IMMIGRATION (BID) OIC Siegfred Mison, left, tells Rep. Bing Leonardia he is sending a team to start preparations on the "I" or immigration component of the CIQ system that will allow the Bacolod Silay airport to receive direct international fights.*
BID Officer-in-Charge Siegfred B. Mison this week said he is ready to send the team according to Leonardia who added that he has volunteered his congressional staff to help in the groundwork to fasstrack things. Leonardia met with Mison again this week.
Amid the technological advances where people meet and greet online, transact business or even by simply communicating with each other, has become one of the priorities of those who can afford and access the said technology of today. Talisay City is among fast-growing cities in the province, linking major urban centers via its "hyper highway" from Bacolod City for the easy access to Silay Airport.
"Waswas WIFI Talisay" group of students take advantage of the City’s biggest internet and cyber library hub at the Public Plaza. * (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Talisay has also been known for the heritage destinations as well as the symbol of growth and progress. Mayor Eric Saratan led various firsts for the city and among others is the transformation of the city public plaza into the biggest internet hub and cyber library for the people of Talisay. Everybody can easily access the internet whenever they are in the vicinity.
The City of San Carlos Business Permits and Licensing System (BPLS) Technical Working Group and Joint Inspection Team have recently visited the City of Silay for a benchmarking of the Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS).
San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor, Jr. and Vice Mayor Edgardo Quisumbing and all of their BPLS team were eager to learn the success of the city government’s implementation of the streamlined BPLS.
The mayor, vice mayor and the team had a conference with Silay City government officials at the Operation Center in Silay City. They were with Acting City Mayor Mark Golez, City Administrator- O.I.C. Noel B. Doloriac, Permits and License Division- O.I.C. Alma de la Cruz, Project Development Asst. Wilfredo D. Sayon, Jr., Transportation Regulation Officer I Alfredo Carballo Jr., City Local Government Operations Officer Rex Abello, Tourism Officer Severino Pacete, City Treasurer Elsie Jimenea and et. al.
Local News: Cuenca is District I-Bacolod North Director; Javellana for District VI-Bago City; Maravilla for District IX-Silay City
The District Election Committee (DECOM) for District I-Bacolod North composed of Ms. Ramona Lamo, Mr. Esteban Albacea and Mr. Dabenogrimo Estanilao finally proclaimed Ms. Joyce Martha B. Cuenca as the elected director to represent the member consumers in the said district. The election was held yesterday from 8AM to 12:00NN at the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) compound, Mabini St., Bacolod City. Ms. Cuenca is an unopposed candidate and garnered a total of 11 votes.
The conduct of election for District I-Bacolod North was moved to September 25, 2013, per Board Resolution No. 10510, Series of 2013, dated September 23, 2013, from the original schedule of September 21, 2013 due to a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued by Judge Rosario Ester Orda-Caise of Branch 48 of the Regional Trial Court, requiring the Screening Committee to comply with the posting requirements as stipulated in the Electric Cooperative Election Code.
The newly-elected CENECO Director for District I-Bacolod North Joyce Martha B. Cuenca (3rd from left) with the District I – Bacolod North DECOM Dabenogrimo Estanislao, Esteban Albacea and Ramona Lamo (1st, 2nd and 4th from left) during her proclamation yesterday.*
Two unopposed candidates for directors of Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO) were declared winners Saturday after the district elections -- Robert Javellana of Bago City – District 6, and Michael Maravilla of Silay City- District 9.
District 1 (Bacolod North’s ) incumbent district Director Boy Cuenca did not run for re-election. Substituting him was his wife Joyce Marcha Cuenca. but she was opposed by disqualified applicant Rommel Jamelo having failed to meet the requirements set by the National Electrification Administration (NEA).
Jamelo filed a petition for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) before the court, for insufficiency of information dissemination. A 20-day TRO was granted. Hence, the district election for District 1 did not push through.
‘Revisiting Silay, the Paris of Negros’ is the theme of the guided tour participated in by TMX Travel and Marketing Experts and CPU College of Hospitality Management in Silay City tomorrow, Sept. 14.
Ver Pacete, tourism officer of Silay, said that this visit is based on the ‘Lakbay Kultura’ program of DOT Region VI that focuses on the potentials of Western Visayas – architecture, landscape, food, festival and folklore.
Pacete added that Silay City has prepared packages for varied tours: architectural tourism, a trip to the Folklore Village, Lakbay-Hacienda, a Journey to the Pagatpat Land, Echoes of World War II – Patag, and Visita Iglesia Catolica.
Police authorities in Silay City entrapped a local for illegal sale of firearms and ammunitions resulting to the seizure of several guns at about 9:30PM, Monday at Sunburst Bay Resort in Brgy. Mambulac.
SPO1 Rayjay Rebadomia led the operation and arrested Ricky Bansuelo, 45, of Villahergon Subdivision, Brgy. Rizal who was caught in the act of delivering suspected firearms and ammunitions.
The Department of Health (DOH) has recently donated one unit of microscope to the city government of Silay that will be used for its tuberculosis (TB) program.
National Tuberculosis Program Nurse Coordinator Ma. Leonora Mina said that the donated microscope is important to identify patients who need treatment the most.
TB suspects are seen first by the medical officer and sputum is collected and seen under a microscope.
This is done to confirm whether a TB bacterium is present or not. After the laboratory examination, sputum results are handed over to him/her.
Silay City Mayor Jose L. Montelibano gave a monetary incentive to Silay City Women’s Volleyball Team, champion in the 5th Bro. Ceci M. Hojilla Memorial Cup Inter-Club Volleyball Championship last Sunday in the University of Saint La Salle College Covered Court.
Silay City Mayor Oti Montelibano (5th, right) together with CENECO BOD Vice-President Mike Maravilla (right) and Sports Coordinator Hector Gamboa (back) pose with the Women’s Volleyball Champion at USLS College Covered Court.* (Photo taken by Aldwin Dalpatan)
Mayor Montelibano prioritizes sports in able to teach Silaynons to be competent and to recognize the value of sportsmanship. Consequently, competition encourages all players to strive more and strive to be number one.