Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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DILG names winning
brgy league presidents

The winning presidents in the Liga ng Barangay elections in 23 of 31 towns and cities in Negros Occidental were announced by the Department of Interior and Local Government yesterday.

DILG provincial head Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag said the elections in Negros Occidental were peaceful and orderly, and as of press time, they already had a partial list of winning Liga presidents.

Bacolod City, which is a highly urbanized city and is not under the province of Negros Occidental, will hold its Liga ng Barangay election on December 18.moremoremore

Preparations readied
for Dec. 18 polls


The Department of Interior and Local Government will form committees today for the Liga ng mga Barangay election on December 18, its Bacolod head, Glenn Guzman, said yesterday.

Guzman said these committees are for credential, nomination, election and the board of canvassers composed of barangay captains in Bacolod.

He said the association of mayors or vice mayors is like a private organization and their role is only to supervise the conduct of election.moremoremore

Fishermen join 143 volunteers
paint boats for Yolanda victims


Hermie Yusay and 28 other fishermen of Barangay Gargato, Hinigaran in Negros Occidental gave up a day’s work at sea Saturday to help build and paint boats for victims of super typhoon Yolanda.

The 29 fishermen were themselves recipients of free motorized bancas from the Peter Project 1 of the Negrense Volunteers for Change earlier this year, which Yusay said has changed their lives.

The fishermen were joined by 143 other NVC Peter Project 2   volunteers from various parts of the province, who painted bancas mostly set to be sent to northern Panay fishermen.moremoremore

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