Victorias City

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Free 3-Day Seminar on Drug Reduction Set in Victorias

The Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. (NODRFI) and the Negros Occidental Drug Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) and the City of Victorias in partnership with Colombo Plan and Dangerous Drug Board will hold a free 3-day live-in Seminar on Drug Reduction on November 21-23, 2017 at Gawahon Eco-Park in Victorias.

A team of training specialists on drug prevention control from the Dangerous Drugs Board will tackle a 7-module program on universal prevention curriculum on substance use in the span of three days.

Visayan Bloc To Back Federal Form of Gov’t  

Victorias City - The Visayan Bloc in Congress will spearhead the push for a federal form of government in the Philippines, Rep. Alfredo Benitez (3rd district) said yesterday.

Congressman Alfredo Albee Benitez (3rd District of Negros Occidental) with his wife Dominique, son Javi and daughter Betina takes his oath of office before Judge Eunice Tan Cuansing of the Regional Trial Court of Silay City at Victorias City Coliseum in the presence of all barangay and city officials, kagawads and residents yesterday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Cong. Albee leads consultation on Malogo River irrigation program

Recognizing the criticality of water supply in productivity and other development initiatives, Third District Congressman Alfredo Benitez spearheaded the presentation and consultation on the Malogo River Irrigation Program of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) with stakeholders, specifically in the cities of Victorias and Silay and the municipality of E.B. Magalona.

The Panel at the Malogo River Irrigation Program Consultation. (from left) Silay Mayor Mark Golez, EB Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon, Cong. Alfredo Benitez, NIA Special Projects Coordinator for Region VI Engr. Jesus Datoon and Victorias Mayor Francis Frederick Palanca.*

3 Drug suspects nabbed in Victorias buy bust

Three drug suspects were arrested by Victorias City Police and City Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) in a buy bust operation around 6:30 p.m. Monday at Carmen Street, Canetown Subdivision, Barangay 19-A in the city.

Superintendent Herman Garbosa, Victorias City police chief identified the suspects as Sherwin Altamer Higino, 28, single, the No. 4 drug personality in Victorias City; Cristine Montesclaros Diaz, 38, single; and Joel Perla Villa, 45, married, all of Carmen Street, Canetown Subdivision, Barangay 19-A, Victorias City.

2 Wounded in stabbing, shooting

A man who tried to pacify his friend having altercation with another man was stabbed, along with another person from the other group in Estado, Barangay 10, Victorias City at 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Police Superintendent Herman Garbosa, Victorias City police chief identified the victims as Ricarte Sonita Sabala, 34, married, of Hacienda Maria, Barangay 10, Victorias. He sustained stab wounds on his upper left rib and back.