Talisay City

Talisay Bags Island of Good Governance Seal

The Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) along with the Corporate Directors and the National Competitiveness Council awarded Talisay City with Islands of Good Governance (IGG) seal during the Public Governance Forum held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila recently.

Talisay City Mayor Dr. Eric M. Saratan (center) poses with Mayors Joet Garcia of Balanga City, Evelyn Uy of Dipolog City, Jonas Cortes of Mandaue City and Dr. Jun Amante of Butuan City, all of whom are recipients of the IGG seal (left to right).*

Lizares, 7 Others File Bid for Mayor in Talisay City

Talisay City - Vice Mayor Neil Lizares leads the Partido Kusog Talisaynon in filing their Certificates of Candidacy (CoC) for mayor, bringing the number of mayoral bets to eight since the filing of CoC started Monday, October 12, 2015.

Lizares, who was accompanied by Abang Lingkod Partylist Rep. Stephen Paduano when he filed his COC, said he is supporting incumbent Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson for his re-election bid, and 3rd district Congressman Alfredo Benitez.

Man Stabbed Dead Due to Old Grudge

A man attending a friend’s debut was stabbed dead in the middle of the celebration inside a compound in Hacienda Catalina, Barangay Dos Hermanas, Talisay City about 10:30 pm, Saturday.

Talisay City PNP identified the victim as Gorgonio Pacheco, 50 years old, resident of the place. He sustained multiple stab wounds in the different parts of the body. He was rushed to Talisay City Health Center, but was declared dead about 12:30 a.m., Sunday.

Police identified the suspect as Klenie Gigantana, 46 years old, also of the hacienda. He fled after the stabbing.

Sustain and Continue the Gains of the City

The current leadership of the City of Talisay that has propelled the City to achieve national recognition and have been seen by local and international

Mayor Doc Eric Saratan – Talisay City, Negros Occidental.

investors as a progressing City is due to the relentless and bold leadership of Mayor Doc Eric Saratan placed the City of Talisay to where it is now.

The P35 Billion township investments placed in Bacolod and Talisay City by Megaworld surely lifts up the economic boost of the City. The health and education programs of the City and the projects that are geared for the people to progress and thrive are all in place. The continued momentum for sustaining the said feats will depend on how the people appreciates the efforts of its leaders and how it has drawn the City’s Vision and working for the realization of it.

Talisay also promotes the City’s Vision to be among the Top 5 leading retirement destinations in the country by the year 2020. Clean and orderly Barangays and a peaceful community for everybody has always been the goal of Mayor Eric as various Civic and private groups along with the people continue to embrace the vision of the City.

Ma Asks Sons to Surrender

A mother knows what’s best for her children.

The mother, who refuses to be identified, has asked her sons to surrender after killing a dispatcher and a neighbor at Hacienda Socorro, Barangay Matab-ang about 10:30, Tuesday evening.

First to yield on Wednesday was John Pasculado, 28 years old, followed by his twin brother James and their older brother Ronnie, 32 years old.

Their mother wanted to see them surrender to authorities rather than be fugitives.


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