Arman Toga

Region 18 PNP Confers With Watchdog on Providing Police Escort During Biddings

The Police Regional Office 18 of the newly-created Negros Island Region (NIR or Region 18) will confer this morning with an accredited anti-corruption watchdog, for the possibility of providing the latter with police escorts during project biddings. John Chiong, founder and president of Katilingban Sang Nag-Hiliusa, Inc. or KASANAG, Inc., bared this to the Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB) last night.

NIR PRO-18. Chief Superintendent Conrado Capa (sitting), Director of the Police Regional Office 18 (PRO18) of the Negros Island Region (NIR), is temporarily holding office at the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) in Bacolod City. The regional headquarters in Kabankalan is yet to be constructed. With him at his office yesterday, from right, DYAF Radio Veritas reporter & Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB) contributor Malou Flejoles, NDB editor Arman Toga, and NDB columnist Manny Canto.*

‘Duterte Phenomenon to Install a Davao Mayor in Malacañan in 2016'

The Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte phenomenon is unstoppable and it will propel a Davaoeño to the Presidency in 2016.

This, according to the “man behind the decision of the mayor to run for president” in 2016, Atty. Salvador S. Panelo.

Atty. Salvador Panelo in an interview with Bacolod newsmen Friday night at Metro Inn Hotel. Panelo says the Duterte Phenomenon will bring a Davaoeño mayor to Malacañan Palace in 2016.* (Arman Toga photo)

Former M. Padilla Mayor Organizes Leaders for Peña, Garcia, Grande

MOISES PADILLA, Negros Occ. - Former Moises Padilla (Magallon) Mayor Francisco “Frank” Nazareno, who lost his reelection bid in 2013, opted to


concentrate on his businesses.

Nazareno said he is now organizing his own political leaders to help the candidacy of former Pulupandan Mayor Magdaleno Peña who filed for mayorship of Moises Padilla town in the 2016 polls.

Peña filed his candidacy along with incumbent Mayor Ella Garcia who will slide down to the vice mayoralty post.

Businessman and civic leader Agustin “Nene” Grande, acknowledged as the town’s “reconciliation authority”, is among councilor-candicates under Peña’s slate.

Citizens Crime Watch, Kasanag Ink Partnership vs Crime, Corruption

A respected Manila-based anti-crime, anti-corruption advocacy group and a Bacolod-based pro-peace and development non-government organization will hold today the formal signing of their partnership against crime, graft and corruption, at Grand Regal Hotel in Bacolod City.

SYNERGY VS. GRAFT, CORRUPTION, CRIME. Left, Citizens Crime Watch Founding Chairman & President Atty. Jose Miguel Malvar Villegas, Jr., with Kasanag Founder & President John Chiong (right) in yesterday’s media interview at Grand Regal Hotel, Bacolod.* (Arman Toga photo)