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* WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE. 0344765773: Join UNITED NATIONS, province of Negros Occ. and Project CARES — 10th year anniversary of WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE for Road Traffic Victims on November 15 (SUNDAY). Usual annual events - Memorial Rites at lagoon/ Walk to Robinsons/ PNP-PCR/RS Program. proposed this year - Bloodletting, RTSIP photo learning exhibit, Nigh Dog Walk & Vigil. -For more details, call May Altarejos Cueve at 4765773 / 09330124409.

* NENE GRANDE. 0909335...: Pagkatapos sang malawig nga paghulat si former barangay kagawad Agustin Grande a.k.a. Nene mapadalagan na gid man pagka SB (councilor) sang Moises Padilla (Magallon). May maayo na nga buasdamlag ang Moise P.!

BUSINESS & POLITICAL UPDATING. They are updating each other on business and politics at Geralds Resto Bar. From right, Radio Mo Nationwide’s (RMN DYHB) Serge Santillan & Larry Trinidad, MBC DYEZ Aksyon Radyo’s Elmer Ubaldo, Jonathan Lobaton, Bambi Yngson, and NDB’s Arman Toga.*



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 * SLASHED / REMOVED SMART TARPS. 0908880...: Who has interest in slashing and removing the banners, tarpaulins and other merchandizing materials of Smart Communications? We have videos / snapshots of some incidents which are repeats of last Masskara festivals’. Anywhere in Bacolod and Talisay highways, streets and downtown proper. More glaring was the Oct. 11 incident sa Talisay highway na napakaraming vertical lamppost festival banners ang sinira or kinuha, dahil caught in the act were four people mriding a Mitsubishi L300 van with plate no. GJG704, who were arrested and detained bvy talisay PNP. Who’s behind? What do you think is the purpose? Bleh! Caught on camera!

‘CHANGE,’ in the local leadership of Himamaylan City is the battle cry of Barangay Su-ay Brgy. Chairwoman Cherry Hope M. Belarga (center) who filed her Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for city mayor in the coming May 9, 2016 election. With her are councilor-candidates and 5th District Congressman Alejandro “Bebot” Mirasol, 4th District Cong. Jeffrey Ferrer and their constituents from different Himamaylan barangays.* (Photo: Jun Gaton/Pasiplat; Text: Arman Toga)

‘NO CHANGE,’ is the counter-battle cry of supporters of incumbent Himamaylan City Mayor Agustin Ernesto “Tinto” Bascon (4th from left) who filed his CoC for re-election, together with his mother, Vice Mayor Carmina “Mencit” Bascon (center), who also filed for re-election. With them during the filing of CoC were the mayor’s dad Dodong Bascon, former USec. Tony Gatuslao, 5th District Board Member Alain Gatuslao, former Vice Gov. and 5th District BM Dino Yulo who also filed for congressman for the 5th district, Binalbagan Mayor Emmanuel Aranda and his councilors.*(Photo: Jun Gaton / Pasiplat; Text: Arman Toga)

‘CENECO Must Refund P151-M to Consumers’

The Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO) should refund its consumers P151 million representing the excess amount collected, at the same time suspend the Electric Power Purchase Agreement (EPPA) between CENECO and FDC Utilities, Incorporated (FDCUI), according to reinstated CENECO general manager Sulpicio Lagarde.

CENECO REFUND ASKED. Re-instated (in payroll only) Ceneco General Manager Sulpicio Lagarde in yesterday’s interview with the local media at Avenue Suites Hotel, during which he claimed that Ceneco has to refund P151-M to consumers .* (Arman Toga photo)

1st District Bets Named

By Arman P. Toga & Eugene Y. Adiong

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occ. - The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) camp headed by outgoing First District Congressman Julio Ledesma IV here bared the names of its candidates for certain major positions in the 2016 elections.

Outgoing Escalante City Mayor Melecio Yap will vie to replace Ledesma in the first district.

PROV’L BOARD MEMBER Patrick Lacson, center, filed his Certificate of Candidacy for Mayor of E. B. Magalona yesterday. With him is Vice Gov. Lacson (left) and Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano.*