OATH Greg Gasataya takes his oath of office as acting Mayor of Bacolod City before MTCC Branch 2 Judge Montano Medel in the presence of his wife, Maita and daughter, Franz.*
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Monico suspended
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The regional director of the Department of Interior and Local Government VI served the suspension order for Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella, in relation to the resolution of the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division ordering him suspended for 90 days, at his residence in Bacolod City yesterday afternoon.

The suspension order signed by DILG Undersecretary Austere Panadero was served by regional director Anthony Nuyda, Cedric Jaranilla, head of the Legal Department, and Bacolod DILG director Cherryl Tacda.

Nuyda said the mayor was prepared for it and accepted it, and that there were no problems. The suspension will be for 90 calendar days until sometime in February. They received the final order Friday, he said.moremoremore

2 get 40 years for murder,
about 90 freed of charges

The Bacolod Hall of Justice courts yesterday marked National Judgment Day by freeing about 90 accused of charges filed against them, but two Bacolod residents were sentenced to reclusion perpetua for murder.

Initial figures shows that there were about 90 freed of charges and 160 cases disposed of on Judgment Day at the Bacolod Hall of Justice.

The figures, however, will be finalized today. .moremoremore


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Crop insurance MOA inked

Negros Oriental farmers can now look forward to have their rice and corn fields, including high value crops, livestock and farm equipment and machineries insured with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation.

This was after the PCIC, represented by president Jovy Bernabe, and the provincial government, headed by Gov. Roel Degamo, signed a memorandum of agreement yesterday, to ensure that the harvest and equipment of the farmers will be insured.

Negros Oriental has about 244,613 farmers listed in the Registry System for Basic Sector in Agriculture during the 2012 census.moremoremore