Comelec-Zamboanga City office remains closed

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said its local office in Zamboanga City will remain closed following the extension of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until June 30 in this city. Lawyer Stephen Roy Cañete, first district election officer, said the registration of voters remains on hold with the extension of the MECQ. The Comelec… Continue reading Comelec-Zamboanga City office remains closed

Ranking NPA leader yields in Lanao del Sur

A RANKING leader of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered to military authorities in the province of Lanao del Sur, the military reported Saturday, June 19, 2021. Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan, Jr., commander of the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), identified the NPA surrenderer as alias Ka Nets, who is also known as Ka Marc,… Continue reading Ranking NPA leader yields in Lanao del Sur

4 nabbed in Zamboanga Peninsula anti-drug stings

AN ALLEGED big-time drug pusher and three others were arrested while some P158,400 illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations in the Zamboanga Peninsula, the police reported Saturday, June 19. Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula director, identified the arrested suspects as the following: Aljier Sarmiento, 32, alleged big-time drug… Continue reading 4 nabbed in Zamboanga Peninsula anti-drug stings

Bacolod seeks cooperation of resorts, bars to contain spread of coronavirus

THE City Government of Bacolod is asking for the support and cooperation of resorts, bars, restaurants, and coffee shop owners to help contain the spread of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Mayor Evelio Leonardia along with Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, chairman of Bacolod City Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), and officials… Continue reading Bacolod seeks cooperation of resorts, bars to contain spread of coronavirus

‘Jealous’ husband kills wife

A 28-YEAR-OLD wife in Calatrava town, Negros Occidental was shot to death by her husband Thursday night, June 17, 2021. Killed was Sendy Ambasing of Sitio Cabesa Antero in Barangay San Isidro in the northern Negros Occidental locality. Initial investigation showed that the wife and her husband, 32-year-old Alex Ambasing, had a heated argument inside… Continue reading ‘Jealous’ husband kills wife

Trike driver shot dead by riding-in-tandem

A TRICYCLE driver was shot to death by two unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants on Sharina Heights Subdivision, Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City Thursday evening, June 17, 2021. Police identified the fatality as Arnold Bayting, 44, of Purok Progreson, Barangay Taculing. Police Major Sherlock Gabana, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said Bayting was driving his tricycle… Continue reading Trike driver shot dead by riding-in-tandem

217 qualified land recipients take oath, sign undertaking

A TOTAL of 217 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Calatrava town took their oath and signed the Application to Purchase and Farmer’s Undertaking as they qualified for the screening process to become land recipients. Farmers of the landholding owned by Menchaca Integrated Agricultural Corporation swore in before Judge Charmaine Mascardo of the Calatrava-Toboso Municipal Trial… Continue reading 217 qualified land recipients take oath, sign undertaking