Mayor Juliet Marie D. Ferrer of La Carlota City was recently elected Deputy Public Relations officer (PRO) (2013-2016) for the Visayas during the National Convention of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) held on July 18-19, 2013 at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Quezon City.
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Aside from Saratan, mayors from all over the country who attended the assembly also elected Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista as President, Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno as Chairman, Balanga City Mayor Jose Enrique S. Garcia III as Vice Chairman and Marikina City Mayor Del R. De Guzman as Secretary General.
The only mayor from Visayas who secured one of the top five positions in the League, Mayor Saratan expressed gratitude to his fellow city mayors for entrusting him one of the key posts in the League. Previously, he served as Focal Mayor for Health in 2007 and Regional Representative for Region 6 in 2010.
The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) serves notice of the scheduled shutdown of some of its transmission facilities in these areas:
Date: 21 July 2013
Affected Distribution Utility: * Portions of VMC Rural Electric Service Cooperative, Inc. (VRESCO)
Reason: Maintenance activities at Cadiz substation and along Bacolod-Cadiz 138kV transmission line
Normal operations will immediately resume after work completion. NGCP’s customers and the general public are advised to take the necessary preparations and precautions for this scheduled interruption.
Cadiz City badminton duo Aprille Diane Bibiano and Dhessa Mae Arino had arrived from a weeklong 5th ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) held June 22-30 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Bibiano and Arino, who are both freshmen students at the University of St. La Salle, represented the country in this international competition participated by teams coming from different ASEAN countries.
Another pedestrian was killed when accidentally hit by an oncoming bus in Cadiz City about 4PM, Tuesday.
Traffic police identified the victim as Rene Alayon, 43, of Hacienda Luisita, Brgy. Caduha-an who was declared dead by attending physician at Cadiz City District Hospital.
Initial investigation said Alayon was crossing the street at Sitio Ceferencia, Brgy. Daga national highway when bumped by the Ceres bus with plate number FWY 956, body number 50033 and driven by Jessie Badonasa Jr., a resident of Brgy. Caduha-an, also of Cadiz City.
Newly-elected Your Basketball Athletic Club (YBAC) president Edwin Fregil, on Saturday said that he is looking forward to further strengthen the organization under his term.
He stressed that he will be pushing to update their member’s status including their respective financial obligations, if any.
"We have to determine who among our members have yet to settle their financial dues to the club. If they can’t settle it, we will inactivate them but once they have able to resolve it, then we can reactivate them," Fregil said.
The body of a reported diver was fished out of Cadiz City waters about 7:30AM, Wednesday and a nautical mile from Himoga-an River in Sagay City.
Police identified the victim as Alesio Amagos, 60, widower and a resident of Purok Magay, Brgy. Tangkig, Talisay City, Cebu. The victim sustained a single wound on the forehead when found floating in the waters.
Initial investigation disclose the victims two companions alleged that they were trying to salvage a sunken vessel when one of them asked the victim to get a clay-mixed-cement to patch the holes when the victim accidentally lost his footing and hit his head. They also claimed that the victim died on the spot.
The body was brought to Linile Funeral Parlor in Sagay City for post mortem examination.
GOVERNOR: Alfredo Marañon Jr.
VICE GOVERNOR: Eugenio Jose Lacson
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The nation’s leading TV broadcasting Network - GMA, once again brought fun and excitement to the people of Brgy. Luna, Cadiz City during their Annual Fiesta celebration last May 24, 2013 at Caduha-an High School –Extension.
Brgy. Luna residents happy for GMA's support.*
One-hundred eighty pupils from Aluyan Elementary School in Sitio Aluyan, Barangay Caduhaan, Cadiz City were beneficiaries of free school supplies through Aksyon Radyo Bacolod’s Balik Eskwela project last Friday, May 24.
News Director Rex Cantong and Aksyon Radyo’s Operation Tulong Task Force Acting chairperson Wilma Sugaton led the turn over program attended by Vice Mayor Samson "Jongben" Mirhan, Caduhaan Barangay Captain Eduardo Javier, Cadiz City Department of Education District Supervisor Joel Clavel, Aluyan Elementary School Head Teacher Christy
Pamplona, PTA President Lucy Banderas and Cadiz City Media Bureau head Lyn Regodos.
Aksyon Radyo Bacolod was also represented by Nona Magbanua, Felix Campaniel, Dave Bucayan, Luis Gutierrez, Nanie Quirao and others.