The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) First Division dismissed the motion to dismiss filed by Talisay City Mayor Neil Lizares III paving the way for a manual recount of the votes for mayor during the last May 9 elections.
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The unidentified body of a man was found in a secluded place in Purok Tumpok, Barangay Zone 15, Talisay City which is adjacent to Sitio Sibucao, Barangay Banago, Bacolod City at 6:00 a.m. yesterday, June 2.
Police Superintendent Thomas Joseph Martir, Talisay City PNP OIC chief said, the victim has mutilated arms placed beside him in a box. His face was partly covered with bonnet and his mouth was sealed with a masking tape.
He was about 35 to 45 years old, sporting a semi-shaved head, wearing red shirt, maong pants and slippers.
Two big events were simultaneously held at the City of Talisay on Dec. 14.
“Since Mayor Neil E. Lizares started office on July 1, 2016, the City Government has acquired a total of 17 new vehicles, 12 of which were blessed before the Lights On ceremony at the city public plaza,” a press release said.
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has condemned the shooting of Julius Jamero, director of TESDA in Negros Occidental, who was shot and seriously wounded by unidentified gunmen in Talisay City last December 7.
“TESDA is outraged and strongly condemns the shooting and wounding of Julius Jamero, our provincial director in Negros Occidental,” said Secretary Guiling “Gene” A. Mamondiong, TESDA Director General.
“This cannot be ignored. We call for prompt investigations to ensure that the suspects are captured and punished,” he added.
A total of P340,650 fund for the first transportation allowance for the last quarter of this year intended for 757 Person with Disability (PWD) beneficiaries was released by the City Government of Talisay.
City Mayor Neil Lizares III (center) with the PWDs of Talisay. Standing left is Executive Assistant for Multi-sectoral Concerns Farah Jayme and at right is Sangguniang Panlungsod Member and Chairman on Committee and Social Services SPM Rolin Meliton.*