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‘We have the hospital, why we don’t use it?’ - Cong. Benitez

“We have the hospital, why don’t we use it?”

That’s the question that needs a big answer, Congressman Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez of the 3rd District of Negros Occidental said, as he was surprised when he visited the two station Medical Wards with 11 rooms of Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital New Annex Building Extension. He noticed there were no beds, no equipment, no patients and even no doctors and nurses where the on-going Nikki Cares Surgical Mission (Nov. 23 to 25, 2017) in Silay City is being held.


BENITEZ AT PROV’L HOSPITAL. Congressman Alfredo ‘Albee’ Benitez (3rd District of Negros Occidental) with Medical Director Dr. Girlie Pinongan of Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital visit the patients at the Female Surgical Ward of Teresita Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

STOP HFCS IMPORTS, SUGAR STAKEHOLDERS URGE DUTERTE

Stakeholders of the sugar industry in the province has called on President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the unabated importation of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as it will lead to the death of the industry.


Sugar Alliance Planters’ Association. Manuel Manolet Lamata - UNIFED, Enrique Nene Rojas - NFSP, Francisco De La Rama - CONFED, with small sugar farmers, workers and beneficiaries, Hernani Braza of TUCP, Ranee Lava of Small Farmers, ARB and Wennie Sancho of GAWA and Multi-Sectoral Group headed by Atty. Archie Baribar of the Kilusang Pagbabago-Negros Island Region reveal their plan of action against the importation of the High Fructose Corn Syrup affecting the sugar industry and its disasters made by the softdrinks companies in a press conference with the media yesterday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Cong. Teves, Benitez Present OP Program for Drug Dependents to President Duterte

“Don’t waste opportunity. Let us help them move forward.”

This was the message of Congressman Arnie Teves of the 3rd District of Negros Oriental in partnership with Congressman Alfredo “Albee” Benitez of the 3rd District of Negros Occidental. The two Congressmen will present and offer solutions to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to the drug surrenderees, the Overview Outpatient Program for Drug Dependents during the press conference at Jayjies Mandalagan Wednesday, July 20, which was also graced by former Provincial Board Member Patrick Lacson, Tony Teves, brother of Cong. Teves and Eric Gallaga.


Congressman Alfredo Albee Benitez being interviewed by the media on what agenda to be taken up at the plenary session of the House of Representatives among others.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

Sen. Zubiri Leads Oath Taking of PEKAF Grandmasters and Masters

Hundreds of Grand Masters and Masters in the Filipino Martial Arts of Kali and Arnis Escrima in Negros Occidental took their Oath of Office before Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri, Chairman and President of Philippine Escrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF) held in Sugarland Hotel recently.


Senator Juan Miguel ‘Migz’ Zubiri, Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia, Manuel De Oro, GM Tyke Abella - Vice President-PEKAF Visayas; Tuhon Rommel Tortal, G. Rene Tongson, GM Baldwin `Nonoy’ Garrucho, GM Samuel, Bambit Dulay, GM Felix Guinabo, GM Jose De Los Reyes Marañon, GM Maj. General Ademar Tomaro, Master Henry T. Burbano and Sheila Duran, among others, with the Grandsmasters and Masters of Negros Occidental in the Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF).*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)