Category: Bacolod

Rules of succession to apply in Negros Occidental town after mayor’s death 0

Rules of succession to apply in Negros Occidental town after mayor’s death

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that the rules on succession will apply on the case of Mayor Mario Magno of San Enrique, Negros Occidental who died on Friday. Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said...

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Bishop: Let’s pray for new president

BISHOP Vicente Navarra of the Diocese of Bacolod has refused to comment on the statements of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte against the Roman Catholic church, saying he does not want the animosities to grow....

Benitez: Time to join forces for nation-building 0

Benitez: Time to join forces for nation-building

VICTORIAS CITY — Third district Representative Alfredo Benitez said Wednesday that he joined the party of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte since he believes the country’s leaders should be united in building the nation. “I...

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Duterte pledges support for NIR

DAVAO CITY — Presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he will support further initiatives of the Negros Island Region (NIR) that will benefit the Negrenses. “Are the people happy with it? Are they accepting...

NegOcc allies fail to deliver promised votes for Roxas 0

NegOcc allies fail to deliver promised votes for Roxas

ADMINISTRATION party allies in Negros Occidental apparently failed to deliver the promised one million votes and 500,000-vote margin for Liberal Party (LP) standard bearer Manuel Roxas II during the May 9 elections. Based on...

No Bacolod transition team yet 0

No Bacolod transition team yet

ACTING Bacolod City Administrator Jerome Solinap said Thursday he does not know yet the composition of the transition team of outgoing Mayor Monico Puentevella. He said that before the new administration under mayor-elect Evelio...

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