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Bulk water firm renews vow to solve Bacolod water woes

The Bacolod Bulk Water Inc. (BBWI) reiterated its commitment as a partner of Bacolod City to help solve its lingering issues on water shortage.


BULK WATER. Chairman Ryan Yapkianwee of Bacolod Bulk Water Inc. with Conrad Belisario, Chief Technical Officer and Mark Roxas, Chief Operations Officer discuss the Bacolod Bulk Water Supply project and reiterates commitment in solving Bacolod’s water woes and clarify other issues and concerns at the media briefing and orientation at Satin Room 2, Seda Capital Central Hotel yesterday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)

SP extends deadline of business permit filing

The Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) of Bacolod, during its regular session yesterday, extended the deadline for the payment of business permits in the city, from January 20 to February 28, 2018.

This was confirmed by Councilor Caesar Distrito, Chairperson of the SP Committee on Laws, Ordinances and Good Government who authored the extension of filing of business permits and the payment of the first quarter business tax.

“The extension will in effect exempt businesses that failed to secure business permits from payment of penalties and surcharges,” Distrito said.

Himamaylan PNP Lauded For surrendered firearms, explosives

Police Senior Superintendent Rodolfo Castil, Jr., Negros Occidental Police Provincial Police Office (NOCPPO), Director lauded the Himamaylan City PNP for its intensified campaign against loose firearms in his locality.

The Himamaylan PNP under Police Chief Inspector Antonio Benitez, Jr. has collected several firearms, ammunitions and explosives during their house-to-house campaign in implementing “Oplan Katok, Oplan Boga”.

Castillo: ‘Arrest was without due process’

Army: ‘He has standing warrant from RTC Branch 60’

Mr. Isidro Castillo alias Gesnar allegedly former Secretary of Larangang Guerilla 2, and identified as member of Regional Urban White Area Committee (RUWAC) under Religious Sector and Spokesperson of Negros Farmers Sugarcane Workers (NFSW), vehemently denied the accusation against him by the authorities that he was part of the ambush that killed army Lt. Fulgencio in March 7, 2010.

2 Killed, 4 hurt in collision

Two persons were killed and four others injured after a tricycle collided with a truck loaded with fishes in the national highway of Barangay Camingawan, Kabankalan City around 7 a.m. yesterday.

Police Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan PNP chief identified the victims as Cecelia PiancoVillaruel, 35, and 4 years old Blessed Lines Santillana, all of Barangay Taloc, Bago City. They sustained head and body injuries when their tricycle collided with the truck.