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VOL 33 No. 2

Dumaguete City Philippines

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ourism City Chairman Manuel “Chikiting” Sagarbarria, (left) clarified that he intends to make policies “light and easy” for tourism entrepreneurs and stakeholders to do business in this billion-dollar industry so that there will be equitable distribution of opportunities, in that those who can provide the best service to visitors will be the ones who will likely survive in such a highly competitive enterprise. (Right foto: DOT R7 Dir. Dawnie Roa) The name “Sagar” in the surname of Kagawad Sagarbarria rings a bell in Dumaguete because his late father who is his senior in name, was a highly active civic servant and was popularly called “Sagar” Sagarbarria. The city tourism chairman told the CHRONICLE that he does not intend to make it hard for tourism stakeholders to do legitimate business

in the city. Instead, he said, he will make the fees affordable (even for the fresh Hotel and Restaurant Management graduates to do business) and most of all, as a policymaker, he intends to make the playing field level as much as possible. REACTIONS. There were adverse reactions to the first proposed

PGMA: back to work flies to Vatican, Spain with 55-party today

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resident Gloria Macapagal Arroyo checked out of the Lt Luke’s Hospital at past 1pm yesterday. Later today, it’s back to work. She will fly to Europe for a week-long official visit to Rome to see the Pope, to Italy and to Spain. MANILA, June 24 (PNA) - President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will leave Sunday (June 25) for a seven-day official visit to the Vatican City, the Republic of Italy, and the Kingdom of Spain, in an effort to forge closer cultural and friendly relations as well as economic, trade and investments. The Chief Executive will be accompanied, by a 55 party delegation lead by First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo, some members of her Cabinet and business delegation. The President’s visit to Rome will be highlighted by a private audience with Pope Benedict XVI at the Apos-

tolic Palace. She is also scheduled to meet with Secretary of State Angelo Sodano including Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Romano Prodi. The President will also visit the Basilica Crypt of Turn to page 14

Sunday June 25, 2006 P8.00

PNP legitimizes Oplan anti-com in Negros uplands

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rovincial PNP Director Supt Omar Buenafe said that the order of his commander in chief, in going to an all-out war against communist insurgents has virtually legitimized some more the PNP’s intensified operations with the same objective in Negros Oriental. For the duration of such human rights and some other operations in the past, obstacles posed by the legal Buenafe said that some- front organizations . The morale of his soldiers times, the efforts of the peace keeping forces are are also sometimes blocked hampered by various com- by doubts as to the virtual con Turn to page 14 plaints of alleged violation of

Cha-Cha craze starts to heat

SAGARBARRIA ordinance regulating local travel agencies, tour operators and ticketing agents

saying that the P500,000 capitalization requirement was Turn to page 13

The Cha-Cha craze is now starting to heat ! Local and national luminaries will compose the panel of speakers during the symposium on “ Charter Change: issues and concerns” which will be conducted by the Negros Oriental State University tomorrow June 26, 2:00p.m. at the state university’ Cultural and Sports Complex . This is also to highlight the 2nd Charter Anniversary of NORSU tomorrow as a

state university under RA 9299 signed June 25, 2004. Turn to page 14

FONTA meets DENR on PAMB role

DENR provincial officer Antonio Cabrido has accepted the invitation on Tuesday by the FONTA, the Federatioin Oriental Negros Tourism Association, to clarify and brief tourism stake holders on the legal parameters of the Protected Areas Management Board PAMB who are physically watching thse areas against vandals and human predators to the environment. Three major areas of tourism interest in the province are being supervised by PAMB, headed by the DENR provincial officer himself. These are the Apo Island protected area; the Lake Balinsasayao pro Turn to page 14

LAKE BALINSASAYAO-LOOK ALIKE, a fully developed lake resort somewhere in Europe. This foto should inspire our TOURISM leaders and stakeholders to work harder until we reach this stage of development. What is important in this foto is the message that: IT CAN BE DONE, if there is enough political WILL among all of us.

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Poor education, poor reading habits critical repor ting reporting T

he results of poor quality education both within our communities and all over have proven themselves when there is a l5% annual decline in the reading habits of people from the young adult age of 21 to maturity. Newspaper Dealers Association president for the Visayas Atty. Raymond Mercado said that newspaper dealers in the Visayas note the steady decline of newspaper circulastion and readership by 15% annually. Mercado attributes this to the lack of the love of reading informative materials. People have started to switch the lazy way of getting informed by resorting to television. In most times of the day, TV information is centered on entertainment and only ten percent 10% news. INTERNET SURFING. Another source of information is the internet. At a

SU president upholds rule of law in campus SU President Dr. Ben Malayang told newsmen that the University policy is to uphold the rule of law, regardless of whether the offender or offended is a Sillimanian. This developed as one Silliman student was nabbed by the police allegedly in the act of selling shabu to an undercover policeman last Tuesday. The buy-bust was done inside Silliman campus parking lot near the main library. Silliman University policy demands that PNP operations inside the campus still requires prior coordination with the Silliman security force. It used to be. The issue of jurisdiction of the PNP needs to be reTurn to page 14

HOW MEDIA SEES IT, AND NOT OTHERS

BY ELY P. DEJARESCO

(email: elydejaresco@yahoo.com)

P2B for anti-insurgency, corruption: unsurpassed

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f money is not the problem, then we might as well solve our biggest problems with whatever money is left. This seems to be the logic in the release of P2B for anti-insurgency and anticorruption drive of President Gloria Arroyo which is yet unprecedented. Looks serious business.

PRINT MEDIA DEALERS ORGANIZATION (PMDO) of the Philippines met recently at the DevelopmentAcademy Conference Center in Tagaytay. PMDO is headed by Danilo Jose, PMDO national chair; National Newspaper Dealers Association chair for Visayas, Atty. Raymond Mercado; Dealers Association for Luzon Owen Fuentes; for Mindanao Pete Marquez; PDI marketing Rene Reinoso and Siemon Yap for PDI circulation.

given moment, hundreds of young and old surf the internet for information. For only P20 per hour, internet surfers can seek any information he or she wants. This

could be a contributory factor to why reading habits on the printed medium has slightly declined. In the case of TV news, in Dumaguete, there is also

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TOP OF THE WEEK PPA port terminal; Palafox, or city’s ?

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t is a choice between a P50-million port passenger terminal designed by Palafox architectural company in Manila already approved by the PPA for implementation, or, the city government’s P89-million design which if followed could delay further the elusive port terminal for another year or two. Gov Arnaiz is helping by bringing the PPA-endorsed plans of Palafox, and presented it to the city government. Mayor Perdices said that he will consult his technicians about possibly accepting the Palafox plans. The Palafox plans will construct the port terminal in front of the customs office realized faster. While the city plans for a bigger budget would delay the objective and could yet be hit by escalation of prices of materials.

Immediately and surprisingly Jose Maria Sison (Joma) who has been living in Utrecht, Netherlands for years reacted that an assassin/s may be on his/their way to get him. Why is he afraid of his own shadow if he has not been doing it? How many people’s lives have been lost espousing his cause? And he is surprised if assassins are on their way? Was it not his groups’ cause to overthrow government thru violent means? This must be the way then. So what’s the problem? The pattern is clear. Elements of the Al Quida network are hiding in Mindanao. The US Armed forces are there, either on medical mission or war games, other than intelligence mission? Then we have this P1B release for anti-insurgency as counterpart in the recently released $21 million USgrant in support of governments who have shown great determination in fighting terrorism. They must remember that they cannot kill an ideol-

CARP welcomes World Bank offer

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he local DAR welcomes a World Bank offer to finance a 2008 irrigation project that will help support its beneficiaries. Being given land without support systems would only put to waste the DAR program since a land given to the beneficiary needs to be repaid, and should earn income. If it does not, then it is bound to become idle and back to its old form. PARO Grace Fua, spoke during the 18th year celebration of CARP implementation, and cited the WB-supported project saying “National Program Support Agrarian Reform”, will be implemented in Bayawan City and the towns of Basay and Sta. Catalina, Oriental Negros. She said the three local government units were chosen because of their vast tracts of land that have the potential for high agricultural yield. “Mrs. Turn to page 14

Food: quality first before palatability T

here are three interwoven components of good food, which are safety, quality and nutrition which are the keys to production and consumption. As observed, consumers are more concerned with quality, taste, appearance, nutritional value and ethical values in regard to food. Consumers expect food to be produced and processed in accordance with good farming practices, with great respect for the environment and for the welfare of food producing animals. Every single citizen has a role to play in the drive towards higher food safety standards, better production methods, thereby ensuring higher quality foodstuff. City Vice Mayor William Quality food products produced by farmers association of PNOC geothermal area are E. Ablong, shared with the quality-guaranteed. They can produce as much, but they need enough market so that participants that food safety they can produce in bulk. Those interested to secure quality supply for vegetables, fruits and quality are the major con and root crops may contact PNOC EDC Community Relations Officer Noreen Bautista. Turn to page 3

REVIEWING THE TROOPS is the seemingly indefatigable lady commander in chief; right: PGMA recovers from some viral gastro infection at the St Luke’s Hospital, causing her to postpone her official trip to Europe tomorrow. ogy. Communism and Muslim Fundamentalism are ideologies which cannot be killed physically nor by war. It’s in the mind and spirit of man. The only way to kill an ideology is to lessen its number of supporters, nothing else. The hard-core ideologues will always keep their ideology safely tacked in their brains where nobody can steal it, and only to resurrect at the opportune time. Ironically, communism in the Philippines is fighting for nationalism and democracy, as espoused by the very name of its No. l front organization which is the National Democratic Front. So what is the NPA and the AFP fighting about or against? Many people do not understand. (yet) ….Two opposite forces contend and trigger death and destruction in the name of democracy, yet Filipinos were never asked in a nice and intelligent way if they are willing to be the victims. FIGHTING CORRUPTION. What is the antidote for corruption? Honest men. So first and foremost, let us employ or deploy honest men who will fight corruption. It can NEVER be solved by dishonest men. The problem now is how to effectively recruit honest men. Already, we hear that the P1Billion anti-corruption fund will just land on the laps of the corrupt, thus, nothing will happen. It must not be MORE money for the corrupt but MORE money for honest men to fight corruption. Let’s find these men and women. OUR TEN-CENTS WORTH OF THOUGHT. Specifically, the target of the anti-corruption Turn to page 6


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APPROVED BUDGET FOR THE CONTRACT (ABC) P. R. # 410-06-100 drums Asphalt Cement, Penetration 85-100, for repair and resealing of City Streets to be taken from the General Fund P 750,000.00 P. R. # 311-06-Various const. Materials, for repair of 3 CL at Bais City South District, Bais City to be taken from SEF Fund. 84,110.00 P. R. # 419-06-Various Coco lumber, for const. of Brgy. Hall, Brgy. Tabu-ac to be taken from 20% Dev’t. Fund. 20,229.37 P. R. # 420-06-Various const. materials for repair of Satellite Market to be taken from Gen. Fund. 85,268.00 P. R. # 426-06-Various electrical materials for Electrification of Computer Room, Bais City Pilot School to be taken from SEF Fund. 58,725.00 P. R. # 425-06- 1 unit 6 cylinder diesel engine model NH220, 180 Hp, 1,850 rpm, japan surplus, complete with accessories, for use in the replacement of worn-out engine of Bulldozer D85A #, to be taken from General Fund. 275,000.00 P 1,273,332.37 ============

Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening. In order to qualify, bidders should conform to the eligibility criteria as prescribed under Sec. 23.11 of the IRR-A of R. A. 9184. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary “pass/fail” criteria as specified in the IRR-A of R. A. 9184. As such non-submission of the required documents will result in the disqualification of the bidder. All other particulars relative to the procurement process shall be govern by the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 9184 otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act. Bid documents can be obtained upon payment of non-refundable fee equivalent to the total amount of the ABC of the items in which interested bidders intend to bid, in accordance with the following rates:

Below 50,000.00 P50,000.00 but not more than P100,000.00 P100,001.00 but not more than P200,000.00 P200,001.00 – P350,000.00 P350,001.00 – P500,000.00 P500,001.00 – P1,000,000.00 P1,000,001.00 and above

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Bid documents can be obtained at the BAC Secretariat c/o Office of the City Mayor or Office of the City General Services, this city, Tel. Nos. (035) 402-3182, anytime during office hours; and can also be inquired for further information or particulars. The bidders shall drop their duly accomplished eligibility, technical, and financial documents each in separate sealed envelopes duly marked as such in the bid box at the Conference Room at the Office of the City Mayor on June 29,2006 at 1:30 P.M. at which place, date and time said envelopes shall be opened in the presence of the members of the BAC, the attending bidders, the observers, or their duly authorized representative. Late bids shall not be accepted. The City Government of Bais reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, and to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at anytime prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

The Negros Chronicle June 18 & 25, 2006

(Sgd) CARMELINO L. MORALES (City General Services Officer) BAC Chairman

cerns of everybody and that the public expect from local, regional and national authorities to ensure the inspection and audit of safety systems. The Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Products Standards (BAFPS) organized a one-day Food Safety and Quality Seminar last Wednesday, at South Sea Resort Hotel. Invited speakers were Mr. Eduardo B. Lecciones, Jr., Regional VII Director of the Department of Agriculture, Mr. Gilberto F. Layese, Director of BAFPS, Dr. Edralina P. Serrano of PHTRC-UPLB, Dr. Alice Alma C. Bungay of the College of Public Health, UP Manila and Dr. Leonila M. Varca of NCPS-UPLB. The City Government of Dumaguete is committed to ensure that its consumers have access to the safest food supply in the city. The Vice Mayor assured its participants that the city council will look into the possibility of establishing a comprehensive legal framework in order to rebuild the fragile confidence in our food supply. Ablong also believes consumers expect food to meet their nutritional needs, to be wholesome and tasty and be informed about the composition and its nutritional value, the durability, the origin and the method of production of the food being offered. PRA YER TO HOL Y SPIRIT PRAYER HOLY

Holy Spirit thou make me see everything and show me the way to reach my ideal. You who give me the divine gift to forgive and forget the wrong that is done to me and who are in all instances of my life with me. In short dialogue, I want to thank you for everything and confirm once more that I never want to be separated from You no matter how great the materials desires may be, I want to be with You and my love ones in your perpetual glory. Amen. (Persons must pray this 3 consecutive days without stating one’s wish! After the 3rd day your wish will be granted no matter how difficult it may be. Promise to publish this as soon as your favor have been granted).

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or as long as we have beggars on the street, a community leader’s job is never done. Public of ficials must direct all energies to craft laws that encourage economic development and improve the lot of the poor. Incentives for Food production must transcend politics and deal with realities on a long term basis, not up to the next election only. One such way is requiring portions of all vacant lands to be planted with vegetables in return for which the government can offer deductions on land taxes. The bigger the area planted the bigger the tax deduction. Failure to comply may attract penalties. The government may lose some land tax but it can recover from taxes resulting from sale of vegetable products not only in the province but also when we “export” our excess production to other provinces. If Europe can export its fresh flowers around the world, there is no reason

why we can’t sell our excess vegetable production to other provinces. Government must exert all efforts to assist land owners in producing quality vegetables and then create the system to market products through community cooperatives. If we starve, it is our fault…not Gloria’s or the Constitution’s. Have a nice day!

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Editorial Tourism can yet be run by simple folks like you .... When we read the proposed ordinance which obviously was drafted by some selfish tourism stakeholders, we got the shock of our lives, moreso, when we thought city hall might bite it. But lo and behold, the politicians at the Sanggunian still had their instincts intact when we were told by the tourism city chairman himself that no sir, he will instead draft a policy which will make the tourism business in the city available and affordable to as many stakeholders as possible. Thank you Mr. City Tourism Chairman, you made the right decision, and you just saved the industry for the entire city to benefit from. Now it is your big challenge to make a thorough research on how to draft a viable, affordable, yet respectable tourism regulatory rules for the city. This editorial writer learned first-hand from one of Bohol’s biggest tourism stakeholders that it is not just the rich who will make tourism boom in this city and province, but those who have firm vision and determination to do just one thing: make the stay of every tourist here enjoyable, memorable, and worth coming back. That is the bottom line of how tourism stakeholders should behave and display to our visitors. Those get-rich-quick and go-big-time-mentality have no place in the tourism industry. For those who will last will be those who, with persistent patience and firm vision, learn from their mistakes and quickly rise after each fall. We are yet in the infant stage of the tourism industry. Fact is we could yet have better and more (undeveloped) potentials compared to Bohol, but we have yet to learn how to play the game. Let us learn from one example. This is the story of Ondo, a personal friend, a college drop out, outcast by his family, son of a tailor, who today, is one of Bohol’s biggest hotel and resort owners, and whose wife became Panglao island’s top policymakers. Their vastly expanded hotel could yet be a model of a Filipino tourism stakeholder. Ondo loves to cook. His father wanted him to be a tailor. So he ran away to far Manila and got

FEDERATION OF ORIENTAL NEGROS TOURISM ASSOCIATIONS (FONTA) is the official umbrella organization recognized by the provincial government in matters of TOURISM concerns in the province. Gov. Arnaiz speaks to all qualified stakeholders in the industry who join hands in making Negros Oriental the next tourism destination in the Visayas region.

employed in five-star hotel, from errand boy to junior chef. There he learned to master the art of cooking European dishes, until he decided to go back to the famous Panglao island in Bohol, and set his sails FIRMLY vowing: one day, he will run a resort of his own. Today, Ondo’s dream has come true. First, he married the daughter of the owner of a vast white beach front in Panglao. Second, he built a nipa hut as a restaurant where foreign tourists along the long Panglao beach front can have their meals. He became so popular that ALL Europeans would flock to his rickety shed-house, just to get a superb European meal! Name the price, that is how he started. Next, he thought of entertaining his European guests. So he imagined and became the lead dancer, with his wife-partner, and his waitresses. They danced and sang native Bohol compositions to the amazement of visitors! They were truly natives performing! Then came the break: the vacationing Lufthanza Airline crew and staff stumbled on his shack and marveled at his genuine hospitality, sincere effort to make a good performance, and offered them the best European menu only fivestar hotels can serve. Next thing he knew, his shack as the source of best European menu in Panglao island, was already published in ALL tourism brochures in Ger-

The New “war dance”

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t the height of the Marcos oppression, there were 250,000 NPAs/armed men of the Communist Party of the Philippines. The Dictator was jokingly referred to as the “greatest NPA recruiter” because every dastardly, despotic act he made, drove more people to join the rebel movement.

Dateline Manila by Bingo P. Dejaresco

At the end of the FVR term in 1998, there were 16,000 recorded NPAs in the field compared to only 7,000 today. And yet the “Isabela Initiative” last week authored by PGMA to add P1-billion modernization funds to the AFP and the marching orders to crush the Reds in two years are being etched as a new major anti-communist offensive policy shift whose radical roots were last seen in the Marcos’ years. The move is reportedly part of the overall game plan called “Oplan Bantay Laya” (Literally: Operation Freedom Watch) which has been preceded by extrajudicial killings of about 300 radical militants, arrest of the above ground po-

litical left (Batasan 5), the filing of criminal charges against Netherland-based ideological chieftain Jose Ma Sison and anti-freedom Palace edicts which were all dishonored by a Supreme Court who seems to know better. Are these strong-arm tactics meant to satisfy Washington (already alarmed by the spate of human rights violations and deaths) and EU(European Union), who had both declared the NPAs as part of the terrorist list? Are they part of the paranoia, the hysteria of a government whose legitimacy rests on thin ice and merely over-reacts to any form of opposition so as to prevent its strong growth into real anti-GMA

many, Scandinavia, Italy, you name it, Ondo’s Alona Beach front can be read in all Lufthanza and KLM flight brochures! Then tragedy struck. A typhoon wiped out his small rickety shack, now known as the magical source of European menu. And how did he accommodate and entertaine the continuous flow of European tourists? A beach party in candlelight and in open air! The more the tourists enjoyed his gimmick! Tips by the hundreds of dollars poured in for Ondo to restore his restaurant. To make a long story short, this boyhood friend of mine, now owns a teeming beach resort, complete with low, middle , and high-end rooms. He has so expanded his territory, two swimming pools, more land acquisitions, jacuzzi and spa, a dive shop, and a fleet of tour vans — and yet, Ondo has remained humble, and eager to tell his story to every tourist that drops by his hotel. This college drop out can now speak several languages, he has traveled around the globe just to learn new things in tourism, but one thing is common to his empire: native on the outside, five-star in the inside. With this simple menu, this simple man has raked in millions, because he simply knew how to make his visitors’ stay memorable and enjoyable the truly native Filipino way! These we have yet to learn.

The P1-billion new antired “war chest” to buy automatic weapons, vehicles and communication equipments is part of the military offensive plan. But as the AFP spokespersons chorused, the other

half of the battle includes DDR – or disarmament, demobilization and reintegration. The problem with that is – such is not a new tack. This government knows bul Turn to page 6

the sentiments? Are they meant to satisfy a clique within the military who would financially benefit from this massive doses of funds for modernization? Is the Palace now beholden to this group to the extent that policy moves now seemed warped and off tangent with reality? These are concerned queries we hear at certain quarters often enough so as not to be ignored. “Is PGMA really now in control?” is a question that is often asked these days than in other times during PGMA’s wake. Or is this new “war dance” just to produce the acoustics to warm dissenters that the Palace is in an aggressive mood, so don’t they better push their luck too hard?

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rosecutor Jaena Ta n g e n t e Laguda was recently appointed as Judge, Municipal Trial Court (MTC) of Sibulan, Negros Oriental.

Judge Jaena T. Laguda She had been a practicing lawyer for the past fifteen years and had experienced being a clerk of court, a public attorney and an assistant city prosecutor. She graduated cum laude from Silliman University and was a recipient of a scholarship grant from the Academy of American and International Law – Southwestern Legal Foundation – Dallas, Texas. Judge Laguda was also the Secretary of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and a past president of the Federacion Internacional de las Abogadas (FIDA). She is the daughter of the late Atty. Jose Tangente and Obdulia Samson-Tangente.

Justice Romeo J. Callejo, Sr., Chairman of the 2005 Bar Examinations Committee, said a total of 1,526 examinees representing 27.22% of the 5,607, examinees who took the examinations held during the four Sundays of September 2005 successfully passed the Supreme Court-administered examination for aspirants to the legal profession. He also announced during the oath-taking ceremonies graced by deans from various law schools that University of Perpetual HelpRizal graduate Gladys V. Gervacio, the 6th placer, obtained a 100% mark in both Labor and Social Legislation and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises. Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban reminded the new lawyers to continue striving for excellence, always maintain ethical and honorable conduct, and have a belief in eternity, where our final destiny lies. “So much of a lawyer’s professional life depends on ethical values and moral behavior, not just within the inner circles of professional associations but also outside and beyond them. Quality justice always begins with ethics,” the Chief Justice stressed in his speech. “The effort, patience and determination you exerted to pass the Bar, however, cannot approximate – much less, equal – the lifetime quest for

excellence that follows after passing the tests,” he said. Justice Callejo emphasized upon the Bar passers that more than a profession, lawyering is a way of life. “It demands from its practitioners not only competence, but right conduct; not only industry, but integrity; not only excellence, but honor,” he said. In recognizing the persistence of the new lawyers to succeed, he said: “After all, success only comes to those who are ready to face and overcome difficulties, and who so bravely overcome seemingly impossible odds.” Taking the Lawyer’s Oath is the penultimate step which successful examinees are required to take before being allowed to sign the Roll of Attorneys, the final act which would make them full-fledged lawyers. Administering the Lawyer’s Oath during the ceremonies was SC Clerk of Court Atty. Ma. Luisa D. Villarama. The signing of the Roll of Attorneys, done in the presence of Bar Confidant Atty. Ma. Cristina B. Layusa, began on May 10 at the SC Centennial Building. The Office of the Bar Confidant took the lead in administering what is known as one of the toughest professional examinations in the country today. (Ivan M. Bandal)

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lets and guns above will not win an ideological war as the NPAs had proven in sustaining a 37-year old insurgency, arguably, the longest in Southeast Asia, if not in Asia. So if there is nothing new in the game plan, how can an additional P1-Billion do the magic trick and end the red rebels fight for thin freedom? Something does not quite fit. Which leads us to a cynic’s opinion that just as the USA needs a war somewhere to keep its economy humming, the AFP needs the insurgency and accessionist movements to justify its gargantuan budget. The Military budget had often gotten the largest allocation traditionally alongside education and debt payment allocations. Thus, it had to keep the “war in progress” all through the years while pretending to attend table negotiations for peace in Netherlands (Reds) and in Mindanao (Moro rebels). Significantly, the Reds will be crushed by 2009, per their time table, a year before PGMA’s legal term ends. By

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From page 4 then, the AFP said its ranks will be reduced by half from its present 100,000 count and technology will replace manpower as the AFP modernizes. Wouldn’t retiring 50,000 AFP men in today’s political turmoil, be courting a clear and present danger so it had to be postponed – as it had been for so many years? The Philippine Star reported the PNP would buy P330-million worth of patrol cars, motorcycles etc. just to secure the forthcoming Southeast Asian Meet in Cebu – even without bidding (just negotiated contracts) because of the “urgency of the situation.” The question that begs for an answer then is – if such keep amount of P332-million can be allotted so fancy free at anytime, why did it take so long for this government to modernize and retire the mediocre force members? In this content, the recent statement of PGMA in Isabela that the “fight against the left is the glue that binds” assumes more than just more meaning. We really hope to be proven wrong.

“While petitioner [Napocor] may issue rules and regulations consistent with its corporate objectives, provisions that have a bearing on the imposition of rates must be approved by the ERB,” ruled the Court. The Court ruled that such penalties covering “Minimum Charges” and “Penalties for Consumption in Excess of Allowable Limit” are covered by the definition rate and are exacted from customers in relation to the sale of energy. “The power to determine,

DECL ARA TION OF DECLARA ARATION HEIRSHIP WITH ABSOLUTE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the heirs of FELIPA GONZALEZ have filed and executed a Declaration of Heirship With Absolute Sale over Lot No. 3640, covered by Katibayan ng Orihinal na Titulo Blg. FV-41559, under Doc. No. 98, Page No. 18, Book No. 5, Series of 2006 of Notary Public Atty. Dirkie Y. Palma. The Negros Chronicle June 25, July 2 & 9, 2006

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LIST OF VACANT POSITIONS 1. MEDICAL OFFICER III, SG-18; Item No. 249, 250; Doctor of Medicine; Experience & Training: None Required; Eligibility: RA 1080. Prepared by:

(Sgd). AWING T. WONG Human Res. Mgt. Off. IV

APPROVED: (Sgd) HECTOR C. VILLANUEVA City Mayor The Negros Chronicle June 25, 2006

RUSH L OTS FOR SALE LO 1.) Commercial Lot , 676 sq.m. along Locsin Street near Foundation University. 2.) Residential Lot, 560 sq.m., Villa Mariano Subdivision, Locsin St., Dgte. City. Clean Title. Direct buyers only. Call Mamit/ John at 225-1502; Tetsie 225-5312 or Dino 422-1902.

fix and prescribe rates being charged customers is vested in the ERB. Therefore, unless it gives prior approval, the penalties cannot be imposed by the [Napocor],” said the Court in denying Napocor’s Petition for Review that assailed a Court of Appeals ruling. The CA denied Napocor’s petition questioning the ruling of the then ERB for the Napocor to refund a group of private electric pant operators a total of

Php 28,870,497.08, representing penalties Napocor collected from the former without the ERB’s approval. The Court added that jurisdiction over penalties is necessarily part of the ERB’s regulatory functions in line with achieving a coherent and effective policy formulation, coordination, implementation and monitoring within the energy sector. (Ivan M. Bandal)

Republic of the Philippines CITY OF BAIS BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE

INVITATION TO APPLY FOR ELIGIBILITY AND TO BID The City Government of Bais invites interested bidders to apply for eligibility and to bid for the supply and delivery of the hereunder requirements: ITEM

APPROVED BUDGET FOR THE CONTRACT (ABC) 1) PR # 460-06- various electrical supplies for Improvement of Lightning System at the Herminigildo G. Villanueva Football Field, Bais City. Revision # 1 to be taken from the General Fund P 82,940.00 2) PR 484-06 – various tires of different sizes for use in the replacement of worn-out tires of Roadgrader GD 405A & 1808, REO 5T Prime Mover and Payloader TCM 75B to be taken from the General Fund.

653,000.00

3) PR # 488-06 – various materials for Repair and Maint. Artesian Wells, Reservoir, Pumping Stations and Conduits. (3rd Quarter) to be taken from the General Fund. 73,875.00 ——————————TOTAL P 809,815.00 ============ Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening. In order to qualify, bidders should conform to the eligibility criteria as prescribed under Sec. 23.11 of the IRR-A of R. A. 9184. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary “pass/fail” criteria as specified in the IRR-A of R. A. 9184. As such non-submission of the required documents will result in the disqualification of the bidder. All other particulars relative to the procurement process shall be govern by the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 9184 otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act. Bid documents can be obtained upon payment of a non-refundable fee equivalent to the total amount of the ABC of the items in which interested bidders intend to bid, in accordance with the following rates: Below 50,000.00 P50,000.00 but not more than P100,000.00 P100,001.00 but not more than P200,000.00 P200,001.00 – P350,000.00 P350,001.00 – P500,000.00 P500,001.00 – P1,000,000.00 P1,000,001.00 and above

- 0.5% but not less than P100.00 - 0.45% but not less than P250.00 - 0.4% but not less than P450.00 - 0.35% but not less than P800.00 - 0.3% but not less than P1,225.00 - 0.2% but not less than P1,500.00 - 0.1% but not less than P2,000.00 and not more than P10,000.00

Bid documents can be obtained at the BAC Secretariat c/o Office of the City Mayor or Office of the City General Services, this city, Tel. Nos. (035) 402-3182, or 402-8115, anytime during office hours; and can also be inquired for further information or particulars. The bidders shall drop their duly accomplished eligibility, technical, and financial documents each in separate sealed envelopes duly marked as such in the bid box at the Conference Room at the Office of the City Mayor on July 5, 2006 at 1:30 P.M. at which place, date and time said envelopes shall be opened in the presence of the members of the BAC, the attending bidders, the observers, or their duly authorized representative. Late bids shall not be accepted. The City Government of Bais reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, and to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at anytime prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

The Negros Chronicle June 25 & July 2, 2006

(Sgd) CARMELINO L. MORALES (City General Services Officer) BAC Chairman


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HOW MEDIA SEES IT, AND NOT OTHERS (From page 2)

drive is first the military echelon, then the so-called flagship departments of corruption such as the Departments of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Education (DepEd), Environment and Natural Resources, (DENR), and the Bureau of Customs, and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and we forgot the others. This is according to the infamous statement of Sen. Ka Ernie “Expose” Maceda. True or not, depends on your own experience in dealing with these departments. But that is not our point. OUR POINT IS: Let the civilian and civic community help in the fight against corruption. How? Example: In the BIR, DPWH, or DepED, appoint, authorize and empower, the PICPA, the impartial group of certified public accountants, to be allowed to go over the books of these departments. Then the anomalies they uncover should be corrected with a systems overdrive, or institute “damage control measures” and never fire out people just because their system is corruptible. Here too, PICPA CAN CALL THE ASSISTANCE of the department of accountancy of major schools like SPUD, SU, FU, COSCA, AMA, ACSAT, etc. Assign these students and PICPA team leaders to go over the books of these agencies. Papusta ko’g walay masakpan, (bet if not one is caught) under the scrupulous eyes of the young civic citizens !! Why were the young red guards of China in the 1960s deployed by Mao, and were successfully able to do it then? But many red guards should also be tried for war crimes today. Political science and law professors and students alike should be required to immerse themselves, by teams, in the courts of law like the newly appointed judges. Go by threes with their PICPA bosses on hand to guide them and others for a meeting and dry-run. In the first place, those checking the offices for flagship corruption should know first the rules in those offices. The office of the purchaser of supplies in the LGU, now called the GSO or the general services office, should be more open to the public in both the conduct and awards of bidding. In the DPWH, BIR, the Dep-Ed. anti-corruption teams from the civilian sector should check the paper trail from every bidding to the awarding to the payment made vis-à-vis projects accomplished. In the DepEd, the monitors should inventory all book purchases, bidding and awarding including undelivered book purchases. In the BIR, lifestyle checks should be made by the team on their bosses, the wines they drink, the food they eat, all their favorite places, events, and their lifestyle. DEPLOY HONEST MEN. It is important that in the anti-corruption campaign, the community must be involved. We mean volunteers. Only the Honest men must be deployed, meaning those with known integrity, not drunkiness, joblessness, and only those with justified lifestyle and income. DEPLOY PRIVATE SECTOR. Corruption in government can never be effected if the same government tries to clean it up. It must be a private sector-government combination. No blind can lead another blind, as they will fall to the ditch. So while government closes its eyes, the monitors will open theirs and look for anomalies. VALUES FORMATION. This should be a sustained effort of those belonging to many renewal movements, like the DORMC, the Diocesan Organization of Renewal Movements in Dumaguete . Government employees must be bombarded with a sustained values formation lectures by young people in the religious sector. PUBLIC BE THE JUDGE. At the end of the day, let the public say whether the volunteer citizens for anti-corruption have done their job well. A survey must be made to the effect. Then and only then can we say that the P1-billion released by the President for anti-corruption was not released IN VAIN.

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NOTICE OF VACANCY Region VII; Manjuyod, Oriental Negros; Municipal Health Officer I, SG-24, Item No. 111; Educ. Req. – Doctor of Medicine; Exp. Req. – 3 years experience as medical practitioner; Training Req. – None required; Eligibility Req. – RA 1080. Prepared by: (Sgd). BIOSITA S. BALBON HRMO-I Approved by: (Sgd) AMOR A. BALDADO Municipal Mayor The Negros Chronicle June 25, 2006

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oday – as many of us are aware – our country faces issues and concerns of critical magnitude. The situation demands men of courage and political will to bail out the country from the thicket of division, confrontation, and negativism. —————————— Do we have this breed of right things as God had given public men in our country to- them the lights to chart the path day? Yes, we do have them. of their own duty – rather than Never mind if they are the mi- cling to their jobs doing the nority and the exception rather wrong things. Expectedly, these public than the rule, but we do have men lost their positions in the them. Thank God! altar of political courage. But it —————————Courage is the will was the summit of their capower to do rightfully what reers. ——————————one should do in given situPerhaps the strongest ations despite personal consequences. Courage, statements on political specifically political cour- courage is this one made by age, unfortunately is an elu- Pres. Ronald Reagan of the sive and rare quality even United States. “In this office among our well-intentioned we make decisions as if public officials. For obvi- there is no next election.” ous and varied reasons. The 70-year old former Tremendous pressures are movie actor, an AB gradumade to bear on them to ate – the oldest person ever yield to compromises elected as president of his which – more often than not country – would later on – result in choices other prove during his first and second terms as a man of than the best. courage and very strong —————————— In his book Profiles in political will. ——————————Courage, John F. Kennedy This specter called ‘the wrote about a select group of public men who stood by their next election’ has continued to positions on critical issues with hound those whose preoccucourage even against the col- pations is the end-all of their lective sentiments of their con- existence. Some people would stituencies. These public men not know what to do with their opted to do rightfully what they lives if they are not in politics. should do despite adverse These are the people who consequences to their political would compromise their positions just to get by. careers. ——————————In fine, these men would There are leaders and rather lose their jobs doing the leaders and leaders in this God’s planet earth. But how many among our leaders could really be considered

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ABO, TEODORA A.DIONANAO, AND AGUSTIN T. ABO, Plaintiffs, -versus- MAXIMO RODA ESTURAS, TEOPISTA ESTURAS, VICTORIO ESTURAS, DOLORES BONCAIREN, SUSISA E. TUBALLA, ALFREDO TENAJEROS, FLORENCIA D. ESTURAS, LINDA ESTURAS, PRIMA LUMAPGUID ESTURAS, TEODORO ESTURAS, JULIETA ESTURAS ZAMORA, NERIO ZAMORA, VICTORIO E. CALUSOR, DARIO CALUSOR, JUAN ESTURAS, EDITHA LAY, ANTONIO ZULUETA, RODOLFO C. MATURAN, VIRGINIA T. LAUREL, EULOGIA CORALES-ABISTADO, POLICARIO ABISTADO, SHARLINA CORALES-DIPUTADO, ELEUTERIO DIPUTADO, AURELIA P. CORALES, CARLOS CORALES, LUCIA F. CORALES, DEODORO CORALES, NILA CORALES-TUBELLA, ENERITO TUBELLA, MANUEL CORALES, DEONIE CORALES, TRANQUILINA CORALES-PABAYOS, FELIX PABAYOS, TOMAS CORALES, JOSEPHINE T. CORALES, MIGUEL ESTURAS, GREGORIO E. ESTURAS, MARGARITA ESTURAS, AUREA ESTURAS-BUSIO, GAUDENCIO BUSIO, ROWENA B. WONG, WONG YEW CHARN, ATTY. RAYMUND J.A. MERCADO, and Spouses CANDIDO S. DIPUTADO and BRENDA VALENCIA- DIPUTADO. Defendants. X———/. SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION TO: SPS. JUAN ESTURAS & EDITHA LAY Last known address Jolo, Sulu SPS. ROWENA B. WONG AND WONG YEW CHARN Last known address: Ajong, Sibulan, Negros Oriental WHEREAS, on December 23, 2005, plaintiffs’ through counsel filed unto this Honorable Court the following Second Amended Compliant: SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT Plaintiffs, through counsel, before this Honorable Court, respectfully allege that: 1.)Plaintiffs are Filipinos, all of legal age, and a residents of Balugo, Sibulan, Negros Oriental. 2.) Defendants are Filipinos, all of legal age and could be reached with summons and other processes at their respective addressed as follows: a.) MAXIMO RODA ESTURAS, of Balugo, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; b.) TEOPISTA ESTURAS, of Balugo, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; c.) Spouses VICTORIO ESTURAS and DOLORES BONCAIREN, of Balugo, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; d.) Spouses SUSISA E. TUBALLA and ALFREDO TENAJEROS, of Poblacion Dauin, Negros Oriental; e.) FLORENCIA D. ESTURAS, widow, of Labogon Mandaue City; f.) LINDA ESTURAS, single, of Labogon Mandaue City; g.) PRIMA LUMAPGUID ESTURAS, widow, Balugo, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; h.) TEODORO ESTURAS, single, of Balugo, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; i.)Spouses JULIETA ESTURAS ZAMORA and NERIO ZAMORA, of Poblacion, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; j.) Spouses VICTORIA E. CALUSOR and DARIO CALUSOR, of Poblacion, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; k.) Spouses JUAN ESTURAS and EDITHA LAY, of Jolo, Sulu; l.) ANTONIO ZULUETA of 141 Ipil Street, Ayala, Alabang, Metro Manila; m.)RODOLFO C. MATURAN, of Lasola Drive, EJ. Blanco Road, Dumaguete City; n.) VIRGINIA T. LAUREL, Ipil Street, Alabang Metro Manila; o.) Spouses EULOGIA CORALESABISTADO and POLICARPIO ABISTADO, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; p.)Spouses SHARLINA CORALES-DIPUTADO and ELEUTERIO DIPUTADO, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; q.) AURELIA P. CORALES, widow, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; r.) Spouses CARLOS CORALES and LUCIA F. CORALES, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; s.) DEODORO CORALES, single of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; t.) Spouses NILA CORALES-TUBELLA and ENERITO TUBELLA, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; u.) MANUEL CORALES, single, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; v.) DEONIE CORALES, single, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; w.)Spouses TRANQUILINA CORALES-PABAYOS and FELIX PABAYOS, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; x.) Spouses TOMAS E. CORALES and JOSEPHINE T. CORALES, of Magatas, Sibulan, Negos Oriental; y.) Spouses MIGUEL ESTURAS and GREGORIA E. ESTURAS, of Ajong, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; z.) MARGARITA ESTURAS, single, of Ajong, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; aa.) Spouse AUREA ESTURAS-BUSIO and GAUDENCIO BUSIO, of Ajong, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; bb.) Spouses ROWENA B. WONG and WONG YEW CHARN, of Ajong, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; cc.)RAYMUND J.A. MERCADO, at Plaza Milagros Bldg., Perdices Street, Dumaguete City; dd.) Spouse CANDISO S. DIPUTADO and BRENDA F. VALENCIA-DIPUTADO, of Poblacion, Sibulan, Negros Oriental; 3.) The late Segundina Abo was the registered owner of a parcel of land known as Lot No. 4135, situated in Maningcao, Sibulan, Negros Oriental and is more particularly described as: ORIGINAL CERTICATE OF TITLE NO. 0-V6920 “A parcel of land (Lot No. 4135 of the Cadastral Survey of Sibulan, Cadastral Case No. 15, L.R.C. Cad. Rec. No. 358), with the improvements thereon, situated in the Barrio of Maningcao,

Municipality of Sibulan, Province of Negros Oriental. Bounded on the N. by Lot No. 4133; on the SE., by Lots Nos. 4133, 4132 and 4138; on the SW., by Lots Nos. 4131, 4136, 4149, and 4150; and on the NW., by Lots Nos. 4150, 4192, 4134, and 4179, containing an area of SIXTY FOUR THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SIXTY TWO (64,462) square meters, more or less,” A copy of said title is attached herein as Annex “A” 4.)Plaintiffs interest over said property could be traced as follows: a.) Their grand patriarch was Felix Abo. During his lifetime, he got married twice. First with Valeriana Portus, then when he became a widower, with Martianiana Calusor; b.) Felix Abo and Valeriano Portus begot a child in their marriage and named him Florencio. On the other hand, Segundina was the name of the child of Felix with Martianiana; c.) Segundina Abo died without issue and was survived by her half-brother Florencio; d.) Plaintiffs are the children of Florencio Abo, and are the nearest blood relatives of the late Segundina Abo; 5.) Through misrepresentation, and usurpation, defendants are in possession of the subject property; 6.) On August 3, 1996, with the late Tomas Esturas, Defendants Susisa E. Tuballa, Prima Lumapguid Esturas, Victorio Esturas, Teodoro Esturas, Julieta Esturas Zamora, Victorio A. Calusor, Eulogia CoralesAbistado, Sharlina Corales-Diputado, Aurelia P. Corales, Carlos Corales, Deodoro Corales, Nila Corales-Tubella, Manuel Corales, Deonie Corales, Tranquilina Corales-Pabayos, Tomas E. Corales, Miguel Esturas, Margarita Esturas and Aurea Esturas-Busio, claims that they are the owners of subject parcel of land through their predecessor MARTIN ESTURAS, LUISA ESTURAS-CORALES and LUCAS ESTURAS, whom they claimed to be the FIRST COUSINS of Segundina Abo, Defendants then executed an EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE which was entered as Doc. No. 178, on Page No. 37 of Book No. XI, Series of 1996 of the Notarial Register of a non-lawyer name MYRNA S. TRIPLITT. A copy of said document is attached herein as Annex “B”; 7.) On August 12, 1996, the late Tomas Esturas, with the Defendants Susisa E. Tuballa, Prime Lumapguid Esturas, Victorio Esturas, Teodoro Esturas, Julieta EsturasZamora, Victoria E. Calusor, Eulogia CoralesAbistado, Sharlina Corales-Diputado, Tranquilina Corales-Pabayos, Tomas E. Corales, by themselves and Carlos Corales, Deodoro Corales, Nila Corales-Tuballa, Manuel P. Corales and Deonie Corales, through their Attorney-infact Aurelia P. Corales, executed a DEED OF PARTITION, where subject land was included. Said document was entered as Doc. No. 201, on Page No. 41 of Book No. XI, Series of 1996 of the Notarial Register of non-lawyer named MYRNA S. TRIPLITT where a copy of the same is attached herein as Annex “C”; 8.) On January 22, 1997, Defendant Victorio Caturas sold a portion of the subject property he usurped to Defendants Antonio Zulueta, Rodolfo C. Maturan and Virginia T. Laurel in a DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE which was entered as Doc. No.384, on Page No.78, of Book No. VII, Series of 1997 of the Notarial Register of lawyer JOSE G. HERNANDO, JR. A copy of said document is attached herein as Annex “D”; 9.) On January 22, 1997, Defendants Florencio D. Esturas and Linda Esturas executed a DEED OF CONFIRMATION on the aforementioned EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE and DEED OF PARTITION which was entered into Doc. No. 240, on Page No. 49, of Book No. XI, Series of 1997 of the notarial register of Atty. ELIEZER V. CABRERA where a copy of the same is attached herein as Annex “E”; 10.) On February 26, 1997 Defendant Juan Esturas executed a DEED OF CONFIRMATION on the aforementioned EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE and DEED OF PARTITION where a copy of the same is attached herein as Annex “F”; 11.) Defendant Victorio Esturas executed an “Affidavit of Loss” of the owner’s duplicate of OCT No. OV-69-29 and filed with the Register of Deeds of Negros Oriental. He likewise filed a petition for the Issuance of a new owner’s duplicate’ 12.) On November 29, 2002, Defendants succeeded in dividing the subject land into two parts and fraudulently secured Transfer Certificates of Titles thereof where Lot. No. 4135-A was covered by TCT No. T-34896 under the names of defendants Antonio Zulueta and Rodolfo C. Maturan. A copy of said TCT is attached herein as Annex “G”; 13.) On the other hand, Lot No. 4135-B is covered by TCT No. T34697 under the names of the late Tomas Esturas, and defendants Susisa Tuballa, Florencia D. Esturas, Linda Esturas, Prima Lumapguid Esturas, Victorio Esturas, Teododro Esturas, Julieta Esturas Zamora, Victoria E. Calusor, Juan Esturas. A copy said TCT is attached herein as Annex “H”; 14.) On December 23, 2002, Defendant Juan Esturas appointed Defendant Victorio Esturas to represent him in the sale, partition or conveyance of his usurped portion of subject land. This document was entered as Doc. No.166, on Page No.35, of Book No. 18, Series of 2002 of the Notarial Register of lawyer RAYMUND JA MERCADO where a copy of said document is attached herein as Annex “I”; 15.) On December 23, 2002, Defendant Juan Esturas sold a portion of the subject properly he usurped to defendants Rowena B. Wong and Wong Yew Charn in a DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE OF A PORTION OF LAND which as Doc. No. 167, on Page No.35 of

Book No. 18, series of 2002 of the Notarial register of lawyer RAYMUND JA MERCADO where copy of said document is attached as Annex “J”; 16.)On January 28, 2003, Defendant Julieta Esturas-Zamora sold a portion of the subject properly he usurped to Defendant Atty. Raymund JA Mercado in a DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE OF A PORTION OF LAND which was entered as Doc. No. 1453, on Page No. 98 of Book No. X, Series of 2003 of the Notarial Register of lawyer EDMUND F. DY where a copy of said document is attached herein as Annex “K”; 17.) Defendant Victoria Esturas on May 14, 2003 sold a portion of Lot 4135-B consisting of 1,000 square meters to defendant Spouses Candida and Brenda Diputado. Then on July 18, 2003, the same persons were involved in a sale of 700 square meter portion of same lot. Both transactions were acknowledged before the same Notary Public in the person of defendant Atty. Raymund JA Mercado; 18.) Defendants in the first place have no right over subject land. Their claim which has its origin from the first cousins of Segundina Abo or her relatives in the fourth civil degree has no basis because they are excluded by Plaintiffs who are Segundina’s relatives within the third civil degree of consanguinity; 19.) Plaintiffs demanded defendants to turn over the possession of subject properly which they refused and continue to refuse; 20.)The matter was brought before the Lupong Tagapayapa but no settlement was made paving the way for the issuance of a Certificate to File Action. A copy thereof is attached herein as Annex “L”; 21.)To date defendants continued unjustly enjoy the property including the fruits thereof to the damage and prejudice of plaintiffs; 22.) The continued and unjustified refusal of defendants to turn over the property to plaintiffs brought wounded feelings, sleepless nights, and mental anguish which when quantified monetarily could be equated to no less than PhP100,000.00; 23.)By the way of warning to the public that the public acts defendants are repugnant to a civilized society, they should be condemned to pay PhP50,000.00, as exemplary damages; 24.) Compelled to have judicial intervention, plaintiffs engaged the services of counsel in the amount of PhP25,000.00 as Acceptance fee and PhP1,500.00 for every court setting as Appearance Fee. IN VIEW OF THE PREMISES, It is most respectfully prayed of this Honorable Court that due notice and hearing: I. Judgment be rendered in favor of plaintiffs declaring them the owners of the subject property by inestate succession; II. Declare the nullity of the Extrajudicial Partition and Quitclaim and Deeds of Transfer/Sale executed by the usurpers; III. Declare the nullity of TCT No. T-34896 and TCT No. T-34897 and their derivative titles, if any, and order the cancellation of these titles; IV. Ordering defendants to deliver the property to plaintiffs; V. Order the issuance of new Transfer Certificate of Title under the names of plaintiffs in equal shares; VI. Ordering defendants to pay plaintiffs the following damages; a.)PhP100,000.00 as moral damages; b.)PhP50,000.00 as exemplary damages; c.) PhP25,000.00 for every court setting as attorney’s

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fees d.) cost of litigation. All other reliefs which are just and equitable under the circumstances are likewise prayed for: Dumaguete City, Philippines, 22, 2005. LAW OFFICES OF Joel A. Llosa, Nilo L. Ruperto, Jose A. Abiera, Manolo M. Zerna, Counsel for the Plaintiffs, 2 nd Floor N. Tiu Bldg., Gov. M.F. Perdices Street, 6200 Dumaguete City By: (Sgd) JOEL A. LLOSA, Roll # 23846, PTR # 7902853 – 1/4/05 – Dumaguete City, IBP # 616422 – 12/29/04 – Dumaguete City Republic of the Philippines) City of Dumaguete ........) S.S. VERIFICATION and CERTIFICATION We, FABIAN ABO, TEODORA A. DIONANAO and AGUSTIN ABO, on state that: 1.) We are plaintiffs in the instant amended complaint in Eight (8) pages including this page where we cause its preparation; 2.) We have read and fully understood its contents which are all true to the best of our knowledge and belief; 3.) We certify that there is no other pending case before any court, tribunal or quasi-judicial body involving the same parties on the same issues. However, if one is discovered, we make this convenant to inform the Honorable Court wihtin five (5) days from discovery of such fact. In witness whereof we have affixed our signatures this 23rd day of December 2005 at Dumaguete City, Philippines. (Sgd) FABIAN ABO, CTC#07402775, Issued at Sibulan, Issued on 6-13-2005; (Sgd) TEODORA A. DIONANAO, CTC#02142899, Issued at Sibulan, Issued on 11.28.2005, (Sgd) AGUSTIN ABO, CTC #02181711, Issued at Sibulan, Issued on 5-31-2005 SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN TO BEFORE ME this 23 rd day of December 2005 at Dumaguete City, Philippines. (Sgd) JOEL A. LLOSA, Notary Public, Until December 31, 2005, 7902853 Dgte. City 1-6-05 DOC. NO. 45, PAGE NO. 10, BOOK NO. XXIV, SERIES OF 2005 WHEREAS, on January 30, 2006, this Honorable Court issued an order impleading as additional defendants Spouses Candido and Brenda Diputado and ordering further that service of Summons for defendants Juan Esturas, Editha Lay, and Spouses Rowena B. Wong and Wong Yew Charn, be affected by publication. NOW THEREFORE, you defendants Spouses JUAN ESTURAS and EDITH LAY and Spouses ROWENA B. WONG and WONG YEW CHARN are hereby Ordered to file ANSWER to the Complaint before this Court within sixty (60) days from the date of the last publication of this summons, furnishing Atty. Arturo Dupio, Atty. Raymund Ja Mercado, and Atty. Joel A. Llosa. (Sgd) HENRI VOLTAIRE T. SOJOR, OIC-Acting Branch Clerk of Court Copy furnished: Atty. Ma. Antonio L. Bulado, Atty. Joel A. Llosa, Atty. Arturo Duplo, Atty. Raymund JA Mercado. The Negros Chronicle June 25, July 2 & 9, 2006


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God is our refuge and strength, an ever present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. Psalm 46:1-3 Dr. PROCESO UDARBE

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f we are to go back to fundamentals, in this seething world of wars, extreme poverty, and overpopulation, what should be the posture of the church? Sometime ago, on Human Rights Sunday, I spoke on the subject of “Respect for the Sanctity of Human Life.” I must repeat what I said. One of the most common terms on the lips of people today is the phrase “human rights.” But for us in the Church, I suggest a more theologically appropriate phrase “the sanctity of human life.” Why do I prefer this latter term? One reason is that human rights, as understood and espoused even by some Church leaders, is basically the responsibility of governments, and govern Turn to page 11

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Mark 4:35-41 Jesus does not demonstrate His power of the natural elements in order to show off! He does so in order to convince His disciples of His divinity and authority. If He is going to win them to His side to be His disciples, then He is going to have to convince them that to lay down their lives for Him and the Kingdom of God will be worth the cost of their lives! The call for the first disciples is the same call that Christ makes to us – namely to follow Him on the path of eternal life and to encourage others to do the same. n that day, as evening drew on, he said to t h e m , “Let us cross to the other side.” Leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat just as he was. And other boats were with him. A violent squall came up and waves were breaking over the boat, so that it was already filling up. Jesus was in the stern, asleep on a cushion. They woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that were are perishing?” He woke up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Quiet! Be still!” The wind ceased and there was great calm. Then he asked them, “Why are you terrified? Do you not yet have faith?” They were filled with great awe and said to one another, “Who then is this whom even wind and sea obey?”

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T’S a concept that, in my view, we need to know well. It corresponds to a reality that is necessary for us to recognize and to live as fully as possible. It requires effort, but, heck, it’s worth all the hassle it entails.

Christian witnessing is not a private affair of individuals, confined to religious moments or to Church circles. Hello! We need to debunk this awfully antediluvian prejudice, typical of the dark ages. Christian witnessing is a concern for all, especially for those who consider themselves Christians. And it involves all aspects of our life, including our earthly affairs—business, politics, sports and entertainment, art and culture, etc. It has to be lived always, and not just on some special occasions like on Sundays or other so-called pious moments we have. It has to be lived in all circumstances and events of our life. It should not be suspended at any time. It’s precisely when we ignore this concept and reality that we enter into situations that are actually anomalous and harmful to us and to others, where all forms of inconsistency in our life can arise. I would say that much of our problem today is due to our failure to live Christian witnessing. Thus, we have discrepancies between our words and our actions, between our personal, private life and our social, public life, etc. Remember what our

Lord said one time: “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat. So practice and observe whatever they tell you, but not what they do. For they preach, but do not practice.” (Mt 23,2-3) Many people extol the value of integrity, for example. But how can integrity prosper, how can it develop and spawn other virtues, especially the civic ones, if this Christian witnessing is not understood and lived well? That we are supposed to be a Christian country and yet one entrenched in corruption and other social diseases like injustice, poverty, etc., is one such anomaly that arises when Christian witnessing is not authentically lived. Christian witnessing is, of course, a much richer concept than the usual meaning that comes to mind when we hear the word “witness,” especially in its legal sense. The latter concept refers to someone who saw something or who took part of an event. It is a very passive concept, not demanding anything from the person concerned other

than perhaps to give a testimony of what he saw. This human or legal concept of witness is applicable only to some persons who were at a certain place on a certain time. In this understanding of witness, obviously not everyone can be a witness. Not so with a Christian witness. Here witnessing is not a matter of being in a certain place, seeing a certain event. It is more a matter of having a living faith, of uniting oneself in a living way with Christ through grace. Thus, despite the distance in time and space, and the infinite discrepancy between God and our human condition, we become contemporaries with Christ. We get to talk to him always and to live in his presence. We get to follow God, know His will, obey His commandments. We become aware of who God is and of who we are. We enrich our “I”, our identity to include the presence of God in us and the tremendous riches that our intimate relationship with him would bring about. Christian witnessing, therefore, is never a passive affair. By definition, it involves a vital and constant dealing be-

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tween God and us. As long as we do our part, this relationship is enhanced and would yield us great benefits. Thus, when we learn how to pray and talk to God always, when we study and assimilate his teachings, develop virtues, receive the sacraments, etc., we will soon experience the divine gifts and fruits—joy, peace, justice, wisdom, understanding, patience, chastity, etc., etc.

Impressions of Fr. Licinio Luiz, OAR

BY: REV. FR. ROMAN C. SAGUN. JR.

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n the eyes of the academic community, Fr. Licinio Ruiz de Sta. Eulalia (1872-1941) was an acknowledged chronicler of the Philippine Province of St. Nicholas de Tolentine of the Order of the Augustinian Recollects. He was also known as author of the oft-consulted two volumes entitled Sinopsis histurica de la Provincia de San Nicol«s de Tolentino de las Islas Filipinas, published in Manila in 1925. Born on 6 December 1872 in Miraveche (Burgos, Spain), Fr. Licinio Ruiz at the age of 15 joined the Augustinian Recollect congregation and made his profession on 7 December 1888. Ordained priest in September 1895 in Cebu, his first assignments were to Palilan and Cagayan in Mindanao where he learned the Visayan language. Of special interest to us were his missionary endeavors in Oriental Negros in the first decade of the 20th century. Arriving in Sibulan in the 4th quarter of 1906, he wrote down his impressions that came off the press that same year in

Nuevo Heraldo, a Catholic newspaper of Iloilo, and in BoletÍn de la Provincia de San Nicol«s de Tolentino de la Orden de Agustinos Recoletos in 1915. Here were some of his initial impressions of Sibulan: “It is too good to be true (about the people) in the town of Sibulan! A thousand cheers for their zeal, their love to let the Priest live in peace and tranquility, who together as one with hearts and minds raised to God, I have seen, appear most contented in all these towns. It is as an accepted truth that Fr. Nemesio (Llorente) assigned (to the town) is a real Pastor for

Ability Versus Availability By OS Hillman

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His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor His delight in the legs of a man; the Lord delights in those who fear Him, who put their hope in His unfailing love. – Psalm 147:10-11 Do you ever feel so skilled in what you do that you require little help from others? erhaps you may feel that you are more skilled than any other in your field. Does God need your skills and abilities in order to accomplish His purposes on this earth? The answer is NO. One thing God does not need is our skills and abilities. However, He does give us the privilege to exercise our gifts and abilities for His service. That service may be as a computer technician, a secretary, an ironworker, or even a lawyer. God calls each of us to our vocations to work unto Him. To believe that He needs our skills to accomplish His mission on earth would be to lower our understanding of an all-encompassing and all-powerful God. The psalmist tells us that His pleasure is not in our strength and ability, but His pleasure is in the attitude of the heart. It is what we find in the heart that helps determine whether ability is translated into availability. You see God is looking to and for throughout the earth for a man or woman who is fully committed to Him. A man or woman who is committed to fearing the Lord and placing his hope in His unfailing love is the person God seeks to support. “For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him” (2 Chron. 16:9a). When our agenda becomes His agenda, we can expect God to fully support all that we do. If we want to see our skills and abilities multiplied a hundredfold, then we must make them completely available to His service. Where are the opportunities in which God is calling you to be available to Him? Next time someone asks you to be involved in some activity, before you say year or nay, make sure you check in with the Master of our decisions to ensure that your gifts and talents are being used, as He desires.

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them and only attends to their welfare. “What a rustic town it is to note having farming of palay as the only means of livelihood, and because of lack of working animals, the people barely subsisting, such that in certain periods they really are in want Turn to page 12


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NOTICE OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL SALE Upon petition for sale under Act 3135, as amended, filed by Rural Bank of Mabinay (Neg. Or.), Inc. (Mortgagee), against Praxedes Gallaron, Jr. for himself and acting as Attorney-inFact of Jeremias Providencia and Teodomira C. Providencia (Mortgagors), residents of Pantao, Mabinay, Negros Oriental to satisfy the mortgage indebtedness, which as of April 28, 2006, amounts to ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY FIVE THOUSAND PESOS (P185,000.00) exclusive of advances, interests and other charges, attorney’s fee and necessary expenses of foreclosure, the undersigned Sheriff will sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash and in Philippine currency on JULY 3, 2006 at 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Office of the Clerk of Court, RTC, Branch 45, Bais City the following property of the mortgagors, together with the buildings and other improvements existing thereon, to wit: ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE OF TITLE NO. 1130 A parcel of land (Lot No. 5154-C, of the subdivision plan, Csd-07-002693 (OLT), being a portion of Lot 5154 Pls-609-D), situated in the Barrio of Pantao, Municipality of Mabinay, Province of Negros Oriental, Island of Negros. Bounded on the NW., along line 1-2 by Lot 5154-A of the subdivision plan; on the NE., along line 2-3 by Forest Reserved; on the S., along line 3-4 by this lot; on the SW., SE., & NE., NW. along lines 4-56-7-8 all of Lot 5154-D; on the North, along line 8-9 by this lot; on the NE., along line 9-10 by Forest Reserved; on the SE., along line 10-11 by Lot 5149, Pls-609-D on the SW., along line 11-1 by Lot 5151, Pls-609-D; containing an area of FORTY TWO THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED SIXTY SEVEN (42,667) SQUARE METERS, more or less. This Notice of Extra-judicial Sale shall be posted in the Municipality of Mabinay, Negros Oriental, where the property is situated and where the mortgagors reside, and in the City of Bais, where the sale takes place, and another copy shall be published in a newspaper, to be awarded by raffle. Prospective bidders may investigate for themselves the title hereinabove-described and the encumbrances thereon, if any there be. Dated this 7th day of June, 2006 at Bais City, Philippines. (Sgd.) NORBERTO V. LACORTE Sheriff IV The Negros Chronicle June 11, 18 & 25, 2006

Mr. Bernard Boles Manager

Phone No. 422-0512 Airport Area, Sibulan, Negros Oriental 6201

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AGENCIA BELEN

Main Office Legaspi Street In Front of Holy Child Dumaguete City All unredeemed and unrenewed expired items will be auction on July 14, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. at this office.

A UCTION SALE AGENCIA BELEN Branch I Noblefranca Street Dumaguete City

All unredeemed and unrenewed expired items will be auction on July 15, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. at this office.

AUCTION SALE AGENCIA BELEN

Branch II Cor. Perdices & Sta. Rosa Sts., Dumaguete City All unredeemed and unrenewed expired items will be auction on July 17, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. at this office.

AUCTION SALE AGENCIA BELEN Branch III Dr. V. Locsin St., Dumaguete City All unredeemed and unrenewed expired items will be auction on July 18, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. at this office.

AUCTION SALE AGENCIA BELEN Branch IV Twin Arcade Bldg., Dumaguete City

All unredeemed and unrenewed expired items will be auction on July 19, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. at this office. EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF EST ATE ESTA

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NOTICE is hereby given that the heirs of the late spouses Claudio R. Catacutan and Necasia Bual Catacutan have filed and executed a deed of Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate on Lot No. 3639 covered by TCT No. OV-9702 situated in Pamplona, Negros Oriental containing an area of 50,000 sq. mts. more or less as notarized by Atty. Teopisto T. Calumpang, Jr., Notary Public under Not. Reg. No. 423, Page No. 86, Book No. VII, series of 2001.

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EVERYDAY HEROES

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omeone called me a “hero” the other day. They based this on the fact that I served in the military and went to war. I am not a hero. I selected a career that involved some risk but that does not make me heroic. Just like a banker, lawyer, policeman or fireman I did my job and was paid. To truly be “heroic” you must go beyond just merely doing your job.

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NOTICE is hereby given that the heirs of the late spouses AMADEO CATACUTAN and CONEGUNDA MAGALSO have filed and executed an Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate and Partition executed by AGUSTIN CATACUTAN, Felix Catacutan, Paciano Catacutan, Pedro Catacutan, Carmelita Colaljo, Salve Tumbagahan, Odelia Precioso, Manuel Catacutan and Teodorico Catacutan on Lot No. 429 (portion only), with an area of 1,174 sq.m.; Lot No. 1683, with an area of 1,945 sq.m.; Lot No. 8-I, with an area of 1,290 sq.m., situated in Tanjay, Negros Oriental and other Lots under Doc. No. 153, Page No. 32, Book No. III, Series of 1999 of Notary Public Teopisto T. Calumpang, Jr.

NOTICE is hereby given that the heirs of the late LUCIANO PASCUAL have filed and executed an Extrajudicial Settlement and Quitclaim of Undivided Portions of Real Properties on Lot No. 4-B-1-B, Psd-07-054100, covered by OCT No. 32680; Lot No. 4-B-1-C, Psd-07-054100, covered by OCT No. 32681; and Lot No. 4-B-1-D, Psd-07-054100 covered by OCT No. 32682, all situated in Batinguel, Dumaguete City per Doc. No. 222, Book No. 44, Page No. X, Series of 2005 of Notary Public Geoffrey P. Villahermosa.

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DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that FRANCISCO RAMOS have filed and executed a Deed of Absolute Sale on a portion of land Lot No 679 covered by OCT No. 16202 in favor to Alfonsa B. Vda. De Regalado as notarized by Ex oficio Notary Public Melchor C. Arboleda under Doc. No. 828, Page No. 55, Book No. III, Series of 1980. The Negros Chronicle June 11, 18 & 25, 2006 EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE AND DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the heirs of the late ESTANESLAO CALINGACION and LUCIA CALINGACION have filed and executed an Extrajudicial Settlement of Estate and Deed of Absolute Sale on Lot No. 679 covered by OCT No. 16202, TD No. 2978, situated in Magatas, Sibulan, Negros Oriental, containing an area of 1,332 sq. mts., as notarized by Atty. Teogenes B. Tanoy, Notary Public under Doc. No. 194, Page No.40, Book No. IV, Series of 1971. The Negros Chronicle June 11, 18 & 25, 2006

You have heroes in your own family or sitting next to you in Chow King or Chin Loong. You just do not realize it or appreciate it. Take that woman over there having that cup of coffee. She gets up every morning and goes to a job she does not like. She works hard all day and then goes home. She makes dinner for her family then cleans the house. Later, while they are sleeping, she stays up half the night sewing a costume for her daughter’s school play. She does this and more day after boring day and still keeps a smile on her face. What is her payment? She gets a quick “Thank you” and a kiss on the cheek as her daughter rushes out the door to be with her friends. Or take that man walking by.

BY KOJAK HUGHS

He is not taking shabu or getting drunk every night. He does not cheat on his wife. He works hard everyday to put food on the table and a roof over his family’s head. He is constantly trying to improve the future. He wants his children not to have to work as hard as he does. He wants them to have a brighter future. Having someone shoot at you and surviving is not heroic. Molding and shaping the future of the Philippines, teaching morals and values by setting the example, that is heroic. So if you want to honor a true hero, put your arms around your father or mother. They are the greatest heroes you will ever meet. They can never be paid enough for what they do. They are our “everyday heroes”.

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Of Dumaguete, Inc., Cor. Ma. Cristina & San Juan Sts., Dgte. City All unredeemed and unrenewed pawn items for the month of January 2006 will be disposed by way of auction sale on July 1, 2006 at our business office. EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT PARTITION AND SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the heirs of the late SUZANNE R. LACSICAN have filed and executed an Extrajudicial Settlement Partition and Sale on Lot 1832, Pls847, covered by TCT No. FT5457 situated at NgolosMayabon, Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, containing an area of 6,004 sq.m., in favor to Eliseo C. Canillo per Doc. No. 157, Book No. 32, Page No. XIV, Series of 2006 of Notary Public Atty. Rafael C. Orillana. The Negros Chronicle June 11, 18 & 25, 2006


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As a broadcast-journalist, I am documenting my battle with the Big C as I journey with the Lord in what could be my ultimate trial. I also write about my co-combatants against the Big C, hoping that our readers will know what it is like to be blessed by the Lord worth acknowledging. Please email me your feedbacks.

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epublic Act No. 9344, the “Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006”, approved by President Ar royo on April 20, 2006 is a good law. It is now effective and in force.

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n unknown author wrote , “Two men looked through prison bars. One saw mud, the other saw stars.” We can look at the same defeat, but have you ever thought object from totally different perspec- of how SUCCESSFUL a FAILURE tives. Skeptics see the cross as a can be? Norman Vincent Peale said sign of defeat, but we believers in that “ The vital test of a man’s charChrist see the cross as a symbol of acter is not how he behaves after victory and salvation. success, but how he sustains deSome people worry of feat.” growing old, but a twenty four A cancer patient in his fifyear old patient told me, she ties thought he was so lucky he longs to grow old. She was too knew he was dying. He could young to be diagnosed with plan his funeral while others stage four invasive breast can- never had a chance to do so. cer. But most of all he said, I had I saw a very old woman to- the privilege to know my God, day, begging for money and food and to have a personal relationnear Lee Plaza. We gave her boiled ship with Him. Others may see corn to eat, forgetting that she didn’t it differently, but he didn’t care. have teeth. So we gave her bayeMost people see death as the baye ( an exotic blend of rice and end, but for those who hope in the coconut) and she smiled. I’m not sure Lord, death is only the beginning of if she could manage to eat that but an everlasting life so beautiful to comshe accepted it. For others, she prehend. might be an ordinary fixation, an My latest 2D echo ultraold bent fragile figure that demands sound showed enlargement of no attention. Yet, she is so blessed, the left ventricle of my heart to have reached that age. Maybe which was probably a later efshe has grandchildren, whom oth- fect of chemotherapy treatment. ers may never have a chance to My liver is still recovering from hold. its high SGPT. I’m on heart Others see infants as medication now, at the same burden, yet others see them as time, my good doctors are conblessings. tinually monitoring my liver. For Failures maybe perceived as quite sometime, I was not given

MUFFET DOLAR-VILLEGAS e-mail me:

Blue_bell57@yahoo.com a full dose of Tamoxifen, as an adjuvant therapy for breast cancer because of liver problems. I never blame my doctors for these side effects. I know they are doing their best. I was fully aware that chemotherapy could damage some vital organs temporarily or permanently. As much as I want to believe that I will live forever, I can’t deny the truth that there is only so much time allowed for me. Our human bodies may grow weaker and finally it may succumb to the final call. Like many of us, it is impossible to cling to this small dot called life. You see, my dear reader, life is but a small dot of human existence which has been through rough and tumble, joys, pains, frustrations, battle, doubts, dreams, and many more. But life, no matter how painful it is sometimes, is worth living and fighting for. Heaven can wait.

WEESAM EXPRESS

The law implements the constitutional policy that “The State recognizes the vital role of children and youth in nation building and shall promote and protect their physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual and social well-being.” Also, Article 40 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that every child alleged as, accused of, adjudged, or recognized as, having infringed the penal law shall be treated in a manner consistent with the promotion of the child’s sense of dignity and worth. The salient features of the law are: 1 – The term “child” refers to a person under the age of eighteen (18) years. 2 – A convicted “child”, in general, has the right to automatic suspension of sentence. 3 – A “child” fifteen (15) years of age or under at the time of his commission of an offense shall be exempt from criminal liability; however, he shall be subjected to an “intervention program”. 4 – A “child” above 15 but below 18 years of age shall likewise be exempt from criminal liability and be subjected to an “intervention program”, unless he had acted with discernment. 5 – An “intervention program” refers to a series of activities which are designed to address issues that cause the child to commit an offense. It may include counseling, skills training, education, and other activities that will enhance his psychological, emotional, and psycho-social well-

being. 6 – The respective roles of various sectors are well-defined, to wit: (1) the Family is responsible for the primary nurturing and rearing of children which is critical in delinquency prevention; (2) Schools shall provide adequate individualized educational schemes for children manifesting difficult behavior and children in conflict with the law; (3) MASS MEDIA shall play an active role in the promotion of child rights. Any undue, inappropriate and SENSATIONALIZED publicity of any case involving a child in conflict with the law is declared a violation of the child’s rights. (4) LGU’s shall establish a Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC) which shall serve as the primary agency to coordinate with and assist the LGU concerned for the adoption of a comprehensive plan on delinquency prevention, and to oversee its proper implementation; and (5) The Sangguniang Kabataan shall coordinate with the LCPC in the formulation and implementation of juvenile intervention and diversion programs in the community. APPOINTMENT OF A LOCAL SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER A local social welfare and development officer (as distinguished from the DSWD) shall be appointed to assist children in conflict with the law. Let us divert from the law to the spiritual, but still on the topic “Youth”. May I share with you the beautiful thoughts of

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Catholic Bishop Fulton Sheen on the nature of youth: “Every youth is full of incertitude and a latent anxiety. This is because life has not yet been brought to unity. What is immediate and present solicits him with such force that there is little thought of overall goal and purpose. To cover up this uneasiness, a youth often imagines what a psychologist might call a Super-self. It is not another image of himself, but rather the image of something that will complete himself and bring him to unity. This Super-self is what we desire to be to complete our personality and what we sometimes fear we never will be. It is almost like the acorn imagining the oak, the bud imagining the flower, and the foundation the roof. It is the completion of all aspirations, the realization of our dreams. “Young men dream dreams; old men see visions” (cf. Joel 3:1). The young look ahead, the aged look back. The young, like the rivulets, look forward to the sea which will immerse them in joy; the old, like the sea, look backwards to the rivulets.” The law is without doubt justified in treating the youth with special care.

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ments only, vis-à-vis their citizens. Therefore human rights violations are committed only by government functionaries. This gives too much comfort to rebellious forces that kill and maim, destroy bridges, and electric plants and put barrios to the torch. (Indeed the Commission on Human Rights is concerned only with government violations.) I have listened to Margie Moran of Mindanao, leader of the Mothers for Peace Movement, stress that human rights violations are committed by both sides. She is more perceptive and fair than senators who attack only the government and ignore the killing of civilians by the rebels. We should also hear more indignant words from the Church regarding the atrocities committed by the rebels. Another reason why I would rather not use the term “human rights” is that it is too closely linked with the term “theology of liberation.” Literally, this is a good term for it is reminiscent of the Exodus story of liberation and the words of Jesus in Luke 4:18-19 where our Lord speaks of his liberating work. The problem is that the theology of liberation in its origin in Latin America is too closely associated with Marxist categories. As all of us know, theology of liberation extremists have gone so far left that they have joined forces of insurgency. Well-known Roman Catholic and Protestant theologians are right in their judgment when they declare Christianity and Marxism are irreconcilable or, in the words of an eminent theologian, “an impossible compromise.” Yes, the fundamental is imbedded in Micah 6:8 and Luke 4:18-19. If it is going to be a great time to be alive, we must live out the words of the hymn “To Be Living Is Sublime.” (To be continued)


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UNDER THE HEAT OF THE SUN

Hundreds of sea travelers still suffer from the scorching heat of the sun and sometimes rain while boarding or disembarking from inter island vessels because there is still not enough roof for them except the hurriedly done renovation of an old passenger shed donated by the Lions Club ages past.

DAR head is solon’s wife not guv’s Mrs. Grace Fua, is the wife of Rep. Orlando Fua, Jr of Siquijor and not the wife of the governor of that province who is Gov. Orlando Fua, Sr. This clarification is issued to correct the mis-conception in last issue’s CARP story.

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NO TICE OF NOTICE PUBLICA TION PUBLICATION In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. Act No. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that ROBERT CAMPOY CATAN (complete name of the petitioner) has filed with this Office a petition for change of first name from ROBERT AUGUSTUS (first name to be changed) to ROBERT (new first name to be adopted) in the birth certificate of ROBERT AUGUSTUS CAMPOY CATAN (complete name of document owner) who was born on 24 AUGUST 1962 (complete date of birth) at DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL (place of birth) and whose parents are ESPIRIDION VILLAMIL CATAN (name of father) and ALICIA MERECIDO CAMPOY (name of mother). Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than 10 July 2006.

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n independent film outfit is looking for ac tors for a low budget full-length digital film titled “Sagip sa Ika-7 Habang” to be shot in Dumaguete City this October or summer of 2007. The film is about the inability of a father to accept his son with learning disability. The breakdown of the lead and supporting characters are as follows: CARLOS-male, age 30 to 45; goal-oriented father; 5’8” or taller, MIGUELmale, age 16 to 23; dyslexic son; 5’6” or taller, JOEYmale, age12 to 15; physically abused child; 5’5” or shorter,

SANDRA-female, age 35 to 45, disturbed woman, HENRY-male, age 7-9; intelligent and good looking Grade 1 student, YOUNG MIGUEL-male, age 8-9, Grade 2 student, ANNA-fe-

JONAH LIM male, 16-18, close friend of Miguel. Actors must be fluent in Tagalog. Those who have Turn to page 13

Rudolf Pelaez-Golez performs at Silliman

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he Silliman University Cultural Affairs Committee presents Mostly Mozart, in celebration of Mozart’s 250th year, featuring Rudolf Pelaez-Golez. It will be held at the Luce Auditorium of Silliman University on Friday, June 30 at 8:00 o’clock in the evening.

Angel Rodriguez, and Professor Cecilio Tieles. He has also taken master classes under National Artist, Jose Maceda and concertists Reynaldo Reyes and The Negros Chronicle June 25, & July 2, 2006 Raul Sunico. He also participated in the master classes conducted by Professor Arie Our Family wishes to commemorate with joy Vardi as part of the Festival of Light in Hongkong in 2000. st The 1 -Year MEMORIAL SERVICE of DADDY FRED Most recently, he emerged as prizewinner at the 1 st (ALFREDO D. DESCUATAN, Jr.) on Saturday, June ASEAN International Chopin Piano Competition 24, 2006, 5 in the afternoon, at the Dumaguete UCCP held in Kuala Lumpur in Church, Silliman Avenue Extension. After the service was a 2004. “musical tribute,” dedicated to all the fathers, in a belated Tickets are sold at P200, observance of Father’s Day, and to honor all of you, who have P150, P100, and P70. For been with us in these difficult times, in our journey as a ticket information and reserfamily. vations, please get in touch with the Silliman University Cultural Affairs Committee Descuatan Family From Glynda & Children office at 422-6002 local 520. Mr. Golez has participated in the 9th International Piano Festival in Tenerife and VilaSeca, Spain in 2000, under the tutelage of Dr. Solomon Mikowsky, Professor Jesus

(Sgd). RUPERTA G. BAGUASAN, CCR City/Municipal Civil Registrar

Impressions of ... and with his little savings, Fr. Nemesio has had to lend a hand to assist them; for this, he has won their respect and love, and even bordering to idolatry. “With his drive to help the town, and without further ado, he plans to secure one or two equipments that would facilitate the abaca industry, make the most of the pacol crop, and in a word to obtain more livelihood projects for his faithful flock.”

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Fr. Licinio Ruiz made the concluding remarks by saying: “This is the kind of work done for the town, this is the portrait of the friar, all solicitous about the needs of the people, who does not merely attend to the moral life of the faithful, but also their material well-being, ever finding ways and means to improve their quality of life, which is the key to peace and order… on the road to the prosperity and advancement of races and nations.”

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Sagar cushions ... From page 1 simply oppressive and discriminatory for obvious reasons. DOT CLARIFIES. The CHRONICLE also checked with the Dept of Tourism Office (DOT) of Sec. Ace Durano and Regional Director Dawnie Roa which clarified that all DOT needs is a simple mayor’s permit in order for them to require applicants for accreditation to accomplish what the tourism industry requires. But what is very taxing

are the requirements for DOT accreditation which includes high capitalization, and so many other requirements which if strictly followed, only a few in Dumaguete can comply with. SAGARBARRIA. That is why Kag. Sagarbarria said that he will formulate local legislation that will be affordable, viable, and competitive, yet policies which do not compromise quality service and standard fees and charges.

Republic of the Philippines REGIONAL TRIAL COURT 7th Judicial Region Branch 43 Tanjay City Stationed at Dumaguete City COOPERATIVE BANK OF NEGROS ORIENTAL, TANJAY BRANCH, Mortgagee, -versusRICARDO S. GUTIB (As Attorney-in-Fact of Evangeline E. Balda) Mortgagor, x—————————————————/ No. 31 EXTRA-JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE UNDER ACT 3135, AS AMENDED BY ACT 4118

NOTICE OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL SALE Upon extra-judicial petition for sale under Act 3135, filed by COOPERATIVE BANK OF NEGROS ORIENTAL, TANJAY BRANCH (Mortgagee), against Ricardo S. Gutib (As Atty.-in-Fact of Evangeline E. Balda), residents of Janti-anon, Amlan, Negros Oriental, (Mortgagor) to satisfy the mortgage indebtedness in the amount of ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED EIGHTY ONE & 02/100 (P174,881.20), exclusive of the foreclosure expenses, secured by the said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public auction on August 25,2006, at 9:00 o’clock in the morning until 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the main entrance of the City Hall Building of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines to the highest bidder for cash or manager’s check, and in Philippine Currency, the following described properties, to wit: Original Certificate of Title No. FV-20489 A parcel of land (A portion of Lot 5395, SGS-07-03-000013 (Identical to new Lot 13026, Cad-119). Bounded on the N. & NE. by Potenciano Tag-at; on the E. by Lot 5260, Cad.-119; Jose del Prado Jr. Et Al.,; on the SE by Lot 5287; Cad-170, Evangeline E. Balda; on the S.W. & NW by Sapang Naopas Daku Creek. Containing an area of NINE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY ONE (9,381) SQUARE METERS, more or less. This Notice of Extrajudicial Sale shall be posted at three public places in the City of Tanjay, Negros Oriental and such notice be published once a week for at least three (3) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation of the Province of Negros Oriental and in the Cities of Dumaguete, Canla-on, Bais, Tanjay, and Bayawan. All sealed bids must be submitted to the undersigned on the above stated time and date. In the event the public auction should not take place on the said date, it shall be held on September 1,2006 at 9:00 o’clock in the morning until 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the main entrance of the City Hall Building of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines, without further notice. Dumaguete City, Philippines, June 22, 2006. (Sgd) PRIMO P. ALBESA, JR. Clerk of Court VI

The Negros Chronicle June 25, July 2 & 9, 2006

Obviously Sagarbarria was fed with wrong information from some travel agents who wanted to suck all the business to themselves. Some unscrupulous sectors have made high capitalization of P500T as a requirement for mayor’s permit. That is not the story of DOT. When the CHRONICLE checked with DOT, it is the DOT which requires P500T capitalization assuming that the applicants were on the high-end level. But so long as a simple mayor’s permit is given to DOT, it will honor the same and allow applicants to comply with DOT requirements. Indeed, DOT requirements are very stiff and expensive. In short, the LGU, by virtue of its devolved functions can legislate what is practical and affordable for local applicants and if a DOT accreditation is required in Cebu or Manila, then let the applicants (who have already secured a Dumaguete mayor’s permit) pursue and comply with such DOT requirements. And not the other way around. It is impractical for city hall to require a DOT accreditation first, before giving a mayor’s permit, because precisely, the DOT will not process accreditation applications, unless they first get as mayor’s permit. And

this has long been the policy of DOT. The CHRONICLE blew the proverbial whistle because some local travel agencies might be out to bluff city hall with suggested difficult requirements when in fact the matter can be a very simple process. BOHOL TOURISM. The CHRONICLE also checked with Bohol Tourism Council. They clarified that even Bohol, which was already teeming with a million tourist arrivals in 2005, does not yet even have a city ordinance regulating tour and travel agencies. Yet they can work together under DOT because the requirements are simple, so long as there is NO DUPLICATION in complying with the same requirements. The bottom line is quality service to the tourists’ satisfaction. And our editorial this week deals on how simple folks can indeed make tourists feel at home with genuine hospitality and quality service. It’s like saying: “native on the outside, but five-star in the inside,” a popular tourist demand which has a thousand and one meanings when it comes to service.

Republic of the Philippines REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF NEGROS ORIENTAL 7th Judicial Region PALACE OF JUSTICE BUILDING Ground Floor, E.J. Blanco Drive, Piapi, Dumaguete City OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT & EX-OFFICIO SHERIFF

NOTICE OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL SALE Upon extra-judicial petition for sale under Act No. 3135/ 1508 Filed by C AND L LENDING INVESTOR against ANGEL V. VALENCIA as AIF of Cecilia V. Flores et. al. of North Pob., Bacong, Neg. Or., to satisfy the mortgage indebtedness which as of May 2, 2006 amounts to P98,900.30 excluding /including penalties, charges, attorney’s fees and expenses for foreclosure, the undersigned or her duly authorized deputy will sell at public auction on July 19, 2006 at 9:00 o’clock A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Office of the Clerk of Court, 1 st Floor, Hall of Justice, Piapi, Dumaguete City to the highest bidder, for cash or manager’s check and in Philippine Currency, the following property with all its improvements, to wit:

TCT No. T-31743

A parcel of land covered under TCT No. T-31743, (Lot No. 1799 of the Cadastral Survey of Bacong), with the improvements thereon, situated in the Poblacion, Municipality of Bacong, containing an area of Two Hundred and Seventy Seven (277) square meters, more or less, registered in the name of Angel V. Valencia, married to Marissa S. Marcellana as AIF of Cecilia V. Flores et. al. All sealed bids must be submitted to the undersigned on the abovestated time and date. In the event the public auction should not take place on the said date, it shall be held on July 26, 2006 without further notice. Dumaguete City, June 16, 2006. (Sgd.) ATTY. MARIA ANTONIA L. BULADO Clerk of Court VI & Ex-Officio Sheriff By: (Sgd) JOHNFIL D. GONZALVE Sheriff IV & Executing Sheriff The Negros Chronicle June 25, July 2 & 9, 2006

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“MAD DOGS” donates computers to PNP

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he MAD DOGS PHILIPPINES, a motorcycle club in Makati, Metro Manila donated two (2) laptop computers, and the Rotary Club of Dumaguete North donated P3,600.00 for the power source of the computers to the Dumaguete City Philippine National Police. This joint project of the two clubs materialized in one of the weekly meetings of RCDN, where chief of police Col. Dionardo B. Carlos was the guest speaker and Atty. James K. Raterta, a past president of the Mad Dogs Phil. was the guest.

Mad Dogs Phil. and Rotary Club Dumaguete North donate laptop computers to Dumaguete City PNP. L-R: Col. Dionardo B. Carlos, PP Ed Inocencio, Pres. Bong Noble, Sec. Tom Howlett. The turnover of the computers was coordinated by past Pres. Ed Inocencio of RCDN, during the weekly meeting of RCDN. This community/civic project proves that the clubs with different set-ups can join hands for the betterment of the community. Said computers will be used by the Dumaguete City PNP in their peace and order campaign. (Sgd. Gaudencio Noble Jr., Pres. Rotary Club of Dumaguete North)

SU MassCom ... From page 12 acting experience or have undergone acting workshops are preferred. Walk-in auditions will be held at the following venues and dates: 2 nd Floor, Guy Hall, School of Communication, Silliman University, Saturday, 1 July 9:00am to 12nn and 1:00 to 4:00pm, Monday, 3 July 4:00 to 7:00pm, Wednesday, 5 July 4:00 to 7:00pm, Saturday, 8 July 9:00am to 12nn and 1:00 to 4:00pm, Audio Visual Room, Foundation University, Wednesday, 5 July 1:00 to 3:00pm, Colegio de Sta. Catalina de Alexandria (COSCA), Wednesday, 12 July 1:00 to 3pm Composers and arrangers are also needed to write songs and music for the film. A popular diva has expressed

Experience the All-New great for parties & events ... good food ...... fantastic music ... amazing cockEJ Blanco Drive &atmosphere Flores Avenue tails ... Cor. beautiful ..... Piapi, Dumaguete

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interest in singing the theme song and in including it in her upcoming album to be released this year. Interested parties are requested to contact the secretary of Silliman University College of Performing Arts for more information. The film will be directed by Jonah A. Lim, a faculty member at the School of Communication of Silliman University. His films have won or have been officially selected at the Christian WYSIWYG Film Festival in San Francisco, Cinemanila International Film Festival, eKsperim [E]nto and Film and Video Festival, Giggleshorts: Toronto International Short Film Festival, Laguna Beach Festival in California, Raetihi Film Festival in New Zealand, and Sabaoth International Film Festival in Milan, Italy.


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Community Service Project on July 1, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at the Rizal Boulevard, Dumaguete City. Join LDS Members and the Community to Clean and Beautify the Beach at Boulevard. Special Fireside: July 1, 6:00 p.m. LDS Chapel, Pinili Street.

LDS Community Service Project

Cha-Cha ... From page 1 Classical Ballet, Tap, Jazz Polynesian & Hip Hop Dances. Below: MEV Rookies, on Saturday July 1, 2006 at the Luce Auditorium.

PNP ... From page 1 by doubts as to the virtual continuity of the anti-com campaign. Sometimes, when pursuing teams are almost in the verge of victory, sometimes, the troops are ordered to be pulled out to the dismay of the troops. Buenafe said that now that there is a clear-cut order from the commander in chief no less , for a relentless war vs, the NPAs, the PNP now feel relieved of such obstacle of doubt and will now pursue the order to the letter he said. BLOCKING FORCE. Meanwhile a blocking force is formed to curb the escape of crime suspects from Dumaguete to Tanjay in the north and to Dauin in the south. This “crime blocking network” is also applicable to

emergency situations including disaster preparedness missions. Supt. Alet Virtucio, deputy Oriental Negros police commander for operations representing the provincial director and Bindoy Mayor Valente Yap, president of the league of municipalities , stressed that under this plan, local government units are enjoined to provide the necessary logistical support, in terms of upgrading their communication facilities, mobility and firearms. Mayor Agustin Perdices has led the way with city hall releasing P2M to help buy the needed police equipment. Also target or networking will be the provincial drugwastch. The concept has been started in Dumaguete where funds were made available for the city police. Anti-Drug Abuse Council

The speakers include : Ambassador Jose Villanueva Romero Jr., Executive Director of Asian Center for the Study of Democracy; Dr. Jose Abueva, former University of the Philippines President and Chairman of Advocacy Commission (AdCom) on Charter Change, Lawyer Raul Lambino, Spokesperson of Sigaw ng Bayan and convenor of the People’s Initiative; and Lawyer Alex Andrew Icao who will represent the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Negros Oriental Chapter. Abueva, Romero and Lambino will speak in favor of Charter Change while Icao will present the stand of the IBP, which is against Cha-Cha.

PGMA: back ... From page 1 Pope John Paul II. The late Holy Pontiff’s burial place is where Pope John XXIII lay before he was moved to a chapel in 2001 after his beatification. From Italy, the President and her official delegation will fly to Madrid upon the invitation of His Royal Highness King Juan Carlos I, a milestone in the country’s deepening relations with Spain. officer, Fernando Martinez, said that the junior drugwatch has proven to be effective in addressing the drug menace inside school campuses. He said the junior drug watch is being revived and finalized to ensure proper implementation of the anti-drug laws for this school year.

FONTA: ... From page 1 tected area and soon Lake Balanan of Siaton. There had been complaints from foreign tourists about excessive fees which could sometimes frustrate the efforts opf FONTA to promote tourism here. Yet, visiting tourists are turned off because of the controversial high fees. An example is the entrance fee of Lake Balinsasayao is P10 for Filipinos , yet P100 it is for foreigners. This made a bad impression of discriminiation by foreign tourists. They claim that Dumaguete and Negros Oriental PAMB collect the most from diving fees, visitors fees, municipal waters fees which if unresolved

Poor ... (From page 2) with a connection of less than 3000 lines, there is a probability of only 250 sets being tuned in to news programs at a given moment. The rest of television time is allotted to entertaianment, sports and magazine programming if not soap opera. Mercado laments the fact that the newspaper is the most informative material. The habit of reading was intensified during the Marcos era, but dwindled after that. The advent of nationwide television, the advent of text and talk thru cyber space, cell phones and the internet, have become contributory factors in the decline of reading habits of people. will continue to receive complaints of discrimination by foreign tourists. So what are the parameters of PAMB’s duties in so far as exacting entrance fees are concerned? Is not PAMB’s duty merely to implement the “no touch, and don’t destroy” rules in Protected Areas? Did it say collect exhorbitant fees?

SU president ...

CARP ...

(From page 2) defined within Silliman campus since time there was when the SU policy is that any police operation being done inside the campus should have prior knowledge and or cooperation with the SU administration or its security force. The arrested SU student was identified as one Anthony Bernardez of Magatas Sibulan who was nabbed by elements of Task Force 24 in a buy-bust operation. Taken from the student was P800 in hundred-peso marked bills, a water pipe, motorcycle and a cell phone.

Fua of Siquijor DAR before, she replaced Stephen Leonidas, . She said DAR wants to assist and develop local farms and until the lands awarded to farmer-beneficiaries become productive. The 18th CARP anniversary celebration themed, “Agrarian Reform Beyond 2008”, featured the agricultural exhibits by agrarian reform beneficiaries from Guihulngan, Valencia, Manjuyod, and line agencies like the Fiber Industry Development Authority and the Technical Education, Skills and Development Authority.

In Bohol which is ahead in the tourism industry, PAMB is part of the Tourism Council and that it is the Council who will determine the fees for PAMB to collect. Money goes to the general fund, and can only be released by the DBM. Somehow, there has to be a harmonious compromise.

http://www.jaydejaresco.blogspot.com

Natural Hot Spring Swimming Pool Airplane Restaurant Catering • Parties Call: 424-0560

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Therefore, without any amount released from Manila of the millions collected in fees here in Apo dive island, and Lake Balinsasayao, PAMB people tend to remain unpaid as they are mostly government casuals. The DENR in dialogue with FONTA board tomorrow, may seeks ways by which PAMB and the tourism stakeholders can work harmoniously in achieving a common goal.

Perdices St. Dumaguete Tel. 422-2769 Beside BPI ============ Bacong (Main) ============ Bagacay Br. near Hypermart


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ag paalim sa tulo ka samad dinonggaban nga naangkon sa tambalanan sa probinsya ang 26 anyus nga lalaki nga biktima. Basi sa nahipus nga impormasyun sa kapulisan ning dakbayan pusibli nga parikgla lang ang panghitabo tungod kay wala kaila ug walay nakaaway ang biktima nga si Morito Mundedo. Nahitabo ang kremin pasado alas dos sa kadlawon niadtong sabado diha sa may imnanan sa dalan independinsya ning dakbayan. Boot sa biktima nga mailhan ang suspect arun nga makasang-at ug tukmang lakang sama sa pag sang-at ug kaso.

Samtang padayon pa ang imbistigasyun sa kapulisan labi na nga nahibal-an nga karaang customer ang s u s p e t s a d o . Kahinumduman nga niadtong niaging mga simana diha say giluba sa nahisgutang lugar sa wala gihapun mailhing

suspetsado. Kahibalu-an nga sal-ang lang ug pipila ka simana o adlaw duna na say nahitabong pag pang luba. Gikinahanglan ang dubling amping sa mga customer o lumalabay sa maong dalan alang sa kasiguraduhan sa tagsatagsa ka mga kinabuhi.

Giluba sa wala mailhing suspetsado ang biktima nga si Morito Mundedo sa alas dos sa kaadlawon diha sa dalan independencia ning dakbayan padayun pang nag paalim sa samad dinunggaban ang biktima sa hospital

Yagyag An affiliate publication of the Negros Chronicle

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sa ka lalaki namista sa lungsod sa Sibulan ang gidunggab patay sa wala mailhing suspetsado. Ang biktima giila nga si John Ellorin, 19 anyos ang panuigon, olitawo ug molopyo sa may Osmena St. Pob. Zamboanguita, Neg. Or. Ang insedente nahitabo niadtong alas 12:00 pasado sa sayong kaadlawon niadtong hunyo 13, 2006, atul gayud sa kapistahan sa lungsod sa Sibulan. Sa pagresponde sa ug gidunggab sa makadaghan kapulisan ilang nakita ang nga higayon ang biktima, ug biktima nga naghigda daplin kini nalukapa sa kalsada. sa kalsada, sa may Diputado Human sa mao nga hitabo St, Sibulan. Sumala pa sa ang suspetsado dali nga kauban niini nga si Jogen misibat. Ang biktima gidali Paltinca, kini nagkanayon nga pagdala sa Neg. Or. Prov. ang biktima nangihi lang daplin Hosp., apan kini nakabsan sa kalsada, apan kini gidu-ol gyud sa iyang hinulamang sa wala maila nga suspetsado, kinabuhi.

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sa ka suspetsado sa pag tanum ug Marijuana nasikup sa Task force 24 diha sa Brgy. Cangmating lungsod sa Sibulan. Dala sa Task force 24 ang search warrant nga gi issue ni Judge Rosendo Bandal Jr. Nasikup ang suspetsado nga si Renato Salvacion alyas ATOY 22 anyus ang panuigon sa alas 7 sa buntag niadtong Sabado. Ang operasyon pingulohan sa tulo ka dagkong hut-ong sa mga tinugyanan sa Bala-od dinhi sa dakbayan ug probinsya. Ang PDEA, nga giubanan nila ni PO3 Allen June R. Germodo, SPO1 Manuel Yu Sanchez, None officer Babu Layumas.

NBI, inubanan ni Atty. Dominador Cimafranca, Miguel Dungog, SI Annaldo Tineza, SI Tomasino Alecero, Bong Tubio, Junmar Bendijo, ug Ruel. Sa PAIDSOG, gikuyogan ni SPO1 Douglas Ferrer, PO3 Rogen Tubio. Nakuha sa suspetsado ang 7 ka buhing marijuana nga naa nakatanum sa mga gagmay nga talamnanan. Nasikup ang suspetsado

sa iyang Balay mismo. Matud pa sa suspetsado nga iyang gihimo ang pagtanom sa maong Marijuana, haron nga duna siyay magamit nga kunsomo, ug dili na kinahanglan nga mopalit pa sa uban. Nakalapas ang suspetsado sa Rep. Act No. 9165 sa pag tanum ug pag hupot sa g i n a d i l i n g drugas.Tukmang sumbong ang posibling atubangun sa suspetsado. Gisikup sa Taskforce 24 ang usa ka suspesado nga nag tanum ug Marijuana diha sa Brgy. Cangmating lungsod sa Sibulan naila ang suspetsado nga si Renato Salvacion 22 anyus ang panuigon tukmang sumbong ang atubangon sa suspetsado

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sa ka lalaki ang gidunggab patay dihang kini namisreras sa lungsod sa Tayasan, Neg. Or. Ang biktima giila sa kapulisan nga si Albert Alpuerto, 35 anyos ang panuigon, menyo ug molopyo sa barangay Santa Cruz, Tanjay City. Samtang ang suspetsado giila nga si Ralky Trinidad, 34 anyos ang panuigon, olitawo, ug molopyo sa Barangay Pob. Guihulngan, Neg. Or. Sumala pa sa report sa PNP Tayasan nga nagkalalis ang biktima ug ang suspetsado, hangtud nga misangko sa mainitong panaglalis, hinungdan nga ug kutselyo ang suspetsado, ug gidunggab ang biktima. Ang biktima Naka batun ug kagawasan ang mag ti-ayon sa sala sa gidiling drgugas mikuha naigo sa walang bahin sa iyang suso, ug maoy hinungdan sa hinalali niining nga sila si Roulo Tano ug Rosemia Tano, nakabatun usab ug kamatayon. Ang suspetsado dali nga kapulisan sa lungsod sa nahitabo niadtong bisperas kagawasan sa gidiling drugas si Romeo General, samtang nabilanggo Kasong homecide sa tibuok niyang kinabuhi si Charlie Misamis ug dunay pyansa nga mieskapo human gyud sa Tayasan. sa pista didto sa barangay maong insedente, ug ang giatubang karon sa 500,000 kapesos. (sa wala) Pob. Tayasan, Neg. Or. suspetsado. Ang insedente padayon pang gipangita sa


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ihulat nalang ang signal ni Dumaguete city Mayor Agustin Perdices, haron pormal nga balhinon ang paunay dinha sa Santa Rosa ug Mabini, ngadto sa barangay Bajumpandan, kini matud pa ni Jose Ronnie Fortin ang City Economic Enterprise Officer. Nag maalapuson ang VABC trade fair nga gipahigayun dinhi sa Oriental Negros Ang Paunay adto na ibutang du-ol sa modernong ihawan, ug kini pagahimu-on matag adlawng sabado ug domingo. diha sa Silliman University ning dakbayan sa Dumaguete city

Tabang sa landslide gitunol ni Gob. Arnaiz

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ingpit nang gitunol sa Regional Disaster Coordinating Councel kon RDCC, sa pag abag sa PDCC ug ni Gob. George Arnaiz ang hinabang nga salapi ngadto sa mga pamilya nga naapektuhan sa nahitabong landslide nga nahitabo niadton agosto 10, 2005 sa may barangay Hiliga-on , Siaton, Neg. Or. Human sa gidugayon sa maong hitabo hingpit nang natunol sa maong buhatan ang mao nga hinabang. Ang samang hitabo kini nakapasigmuyo kang Bokal

Arturo Umbac gumikan sa kalangan sa proceso sa Gobyerno, pagpagawas sa mao nga pundo. Apan bisan pa man niini gipsalamatan gihapon sa mga biktima sa

landslide ang maong buhatan, human madawat ang salapi nga gihatag ngadto kanila.

Si Fortin nagkanayon nga siya nanghinaut nga ang paghimo sa market activities diha sa Bajumpandan matag adlawng sabado ug domingo kini susama sa gihimo sa Malatapay, Zamboanguita, Neg. Or.

Tungod niini matud pa ni Fortin nga iyang nakita ang kusganong pagsupak sa mga negosyante ug mga pumapalit sa Paunay, apan matud pa niya nga kini gihimo agig tubag sa suliran sa basura, ug nakita sab

nga ideal ang dapit alang sa maong pagpahimutang. Ang Paunay magacater sa mga mag-uuma nga nagagikan sa mga lungsod sa Valencia, Bacong, Sibulan, Dauin ug San Jose.

CARP 18 anyos na ! G

ipasigarbo sa Department of Land Reform ang pagsaulog sa ika 18 ka tuig nga anibersaryo sa pagpatuman sa Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program kon CARP dinhi sa probinsya sa Neg. Or. Matud pa ni Agrarian Reform Officer sa Probinsya nga si Grace Fua nga ang pinakadako sa pagsaulog sa CARP mao ang Agri exibit, diin giapilan sa mga Agrarian Reform Communities nga nagagikan sa mga lungsod sa Guihulngan, Valencia, Manjuyod ug ubang ahensya sa kagamhanan sama sa FEDA ug TESDA. Ang bulan sa hunyo maoy giila nga CARP month sa Department of Land Reform sa lukop nasud, kini matud pa ni Fua. Dako sab ang kalipay ni Fua nga walay mga mipatim-aw nga mga militante nga nagsinggitsinggit atubangan sa iyang

buhatan, atul gyud nga gisaulog ang anibersaryo, sukwahi sa mga nakalabay nga katuigan. Gihulagway ni Fua nga usa ka dakong hagit kaniya ug sa iyang posistion bilang head dinhi sa Probinsya, tungod sa kadako sa area dinhi kon

itandi sa probinsya sa Siquijor diin siya unang nadestino kaniadto. Dugang ni Fua nga tumong gayud sa Land Reform nga maasistihan gayud ang mga mag-uuma hangtud nga makabaton ug abot sa luna nga ilang gitikad.

Hingpit nag gitunol sa Regional Disaster Coordinating Councel sa Pag-abag sa PDCC ug ni Gob. Arnaiz ngadto sa mga biktima sa landslide niadtong Agusto 10 sa nakalabay nga tuig sa Brgy. Hiliga-on lungsod sa Siaton

Yagyag Ang Yagyag, ang mantalaan nga nag alagad sa masa mugula matag Adlawng Miyerkules, Ang buhatan naa sa Piapi, Dumaguete City. REX BIEN CORNELIO Publisher MOKONG RAMEREZ / JUNNICK YAISO Editorial Writers DONARD DAYOT News Editor EDMUND SESTOSO, STEVE GABRIEL Contributors RUBEN LABARES Graphics

Kuryente ... Gikan sa pahina 3 nga walay Hydrothermal Plant dinhi. Ang pagkunhod sa bayranan sa kuryente sa Mindanao ug sa Luzon bunga usab sa pagkunhod sa galastuhan sa NAPOCOR pagpadagan sa Hydrothermal Plant gumikan sa panahon sa ting ulan. Gidugang ni Villaflores nga panahon sa ting ulan abunda ang tubig, nga maoy Naka batun ug kahapsay ug kalinaw ang kasa-ulogan sa sa CARP nagpadagan sa Hydro- kahinumduman nga kaniadto gidumog sa mga ni protista ang ilang buhatan thermal plant. pero karun wala ni bisan usa ang nipakita sa mga ni protista


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Tuition kuno gipatas-an? N

ipahigayon ug rally ang mga grupo sa mga tinun-an dinhi sa dakbayan agig pag protesta sa poadayon nga pagtaas sa balaryunon sa tuition fee sa mga tungha-an. Tuyong gihimo ang kalihukan dungan sa bag-ong pag bukas sa klasi sa kolihiyo lokup nasud.

Apan unsa nga eskwelahana kini? Gihulagway sa grupo kun unsa na ang sistwasyon sa mga tinun-an karon nga tungod sa kalisud sa panahon karon ug sa dili maka tarunganon nga pag taas sa balaryunon sa Nipahigayon ug protista ang mga tinun-an sa dakbayan tungud sa padayon nga pag taas sa tuetion fee kuno sa mga tunghaan alang kanila dili na kini maki-angayon sa mga estudyante

Usbaw sa suhulan gisabutan M

tunghaan bisan unsa nalang ang gisangputan. Gihulagway usab sa grupo nga gihimo na nga nigusyo ang idukasyon aron dunay serbisyo nga maangkun sa mga tinun-an.

Gipaabut usab sa grupo mga tungha-an nga wala magtuman sa gimando sa commission on higher education ubos sa memorandum number 14.

Zamora gitambagan

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ipaabot ni Provincial Legal Officer Atty. Erwin Vergara ang iyang tambag ngadto kang Bacong Treasurer Necito Zamora nga magmata na, ug hunongon na ang iyang damgo.ang maong tambag gipaabot ni Vergara ngadto kang Zamora, sa rason nga padayong gi-insister ni Zamora nga siya pa gihapon ang may katungod sa pagpirma sa mga papeles sa panudlanan sa lungsod, ug dili ang assistant niini. Kahinumduman nga gibasura ang MOA ni Zamora nga iyang gi-sangat, nga nagkwestyon sa constitutionality sa pagrelyebu kaniya. Matud pa ni Vergara

nga useless lamang ang iyang gisang-at nga kaso batok kang probinsyal treasurer Danilo Mendez didto sa buhatan sa Ombudsman, ug siya nagtu-o nga

balewalaon lang gihapon sa maong buhatan. Dugang pa ni Vergara nga mas maayo pang tumanon nalang ni Zamora ang mandu sa iyang mga labaw.

alinawon ug hapsay ang gihimong kunsultasyon atul sa gihimong panagtagbo sa mga negosyante niadtong nakalabayng

biyernes, haron hisgutan kon pila gyud ang umento sa sohulan ang ihatag ngadto sa mga mamumu-o. Sa pagkakaron pabilin gihapon ang minimum nga 200. 00 pesos nga sohulan sa mga mamumu-o dinhi sa dakbayan, gawas ug depende sa trabaho nga imong gisudlan diin maypagkalahi sa ubang gidawat nga suholan. Matud pa ni Engr. Greg Uymatiao sa Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry, nga sila mohatag lang ug 14.00 pesos nga umento sa suholan sa

pagkakaron, apan 45.00 ang gipangayo sa mga mamumu-o nga mahulagway nga Just Compensation. Hinu-on gihimo ang pagpadayag ug suporta sa bisan unsang desisyon nga

mahulma sa wage board. Gisiguro hinu-on nga ayuhon ug huna-huna ang tanang gipaabot nga konsiderasyon sa matag habig sa mamumu-o ug negosyante. Hingpit nang natapus ang taytayan sa Brgy. Calabnugan lungsod sa Sibulan nga nag konik sa maong Bgry. padulong sa Camanjac ning dakbayansa Dumaguete ug libre na muagi ang tanan nga mo-adto sa maong lugar

Kuryente hino-on mahal gihapon ! W

ala mahiapil ang kabisay-an sa gikatakdang pagkunhod sa bayranan sa kuryente, nga magsugod sa sunod nga bulan. Matud pa sa lokal nga buhatan sa NAPOCOR nga wala maapil ang bisayas area nga makabinipesyo sa mobong bayranan sa kuryente gawas lamang sa mga dapit sa Luzon ug sa Mindanao. Nag malinawon ug walay tinsyon ang gipahigayon nga pulong sa mga ngusyante Matud pa ni uban ang Regional Tripartite productivity board sa rehiyon 7 alang sa pag sabutsabut sa ubaw sa mga suhulan sa mga impliyado alang sa kaayuhan ug NAPOCOR Manager Rolando Pacana nga ang kahusayan sa tanan

power rate reduction, sugod sa bill karong sunod nga bulan karong hulyo gihatag

lamang sa Luzon ug sa Mindanao, sa katarungan Padayon sa pahina 2


Yagyag An affiliate publication of the Negros Chronicle

Bangga sa Miss Tanjay B

iyente kwatro ka mga maanyag nga mga kadalagahan ang misalmot alang sa screening sa pagka Miss Tanjay City 2006, nga gihimo didto sa La Hacienda Resto Bar, sa may barangay Obogob, Tanjay City niadtong adlawng Domingo sa hapon hunyo 18, 2006. Ang pagpile gihimo haron pagkuha sa magic 12, nga maoy himuong Official Candidate nga makasalmot sa Miss Tanjay karong tuiga. Ang mga kandidata magtigi pag-angkon sa tulo ka mga major awards, nga mao ang Miss Saulog, Miss Tourism, ug ang Miss Tanjay crown. Gihimo sa screening committee mao ang pagpaila-ila sa mga kandidata, misunod ang question and answer portion, ikatulo mao ang picture identification diin gipakita ang

mga talan-awon sa Tanjay City, ug ang katapusan mao ang swimsuit category. Ang Miss Tanjay 2006 gidala sa Committee Chairman nga si Mrs. Melissa T. Salma, ug kini gitambungan sa mga lokal nga opisyales sa dakbayan sa Tanjay. Ang Miss tanjay 2006 maoy usas pinakadako nga highlights sa pagsaulog sa kapistahan sa Tanjay karong tuiga.

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Rondalya Pistibal

hasta taga ABROAD !

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sa ka dakong kalihukan nga nagsingabot dinhi sa probinsya ang gipangandaman sa pagkakaron. Ang National Commission for Culture and Arts ug ingon man ang probinsya sa Neg Or, ang nagpirmahanay sa usa ka Memorandum of Agreement , alang sa kalihukan nga gitawag ug Rondalya Festival, kon Kwerdas sa Panaghi-usa ang maong kalihukan pagahimu-on karong Pebrero 19 hangtud 25 tuig 2007, apan karon pa lang gihimo na ang pagpangandam alang niini. Ang Rondalya usa na ka National heritage dinhi sa nasud. Ang maong kalihukan kini pagahimu-on dinhi, ug kini gilauman nga pagasalmutan sa ubang mga musikero sa nagkalain-laing nasud dinhi sa kalibutan.

Kini himu-on dinhi tungod sa pabilin nga suporta sa katawhan, ilabina sa lokal nga kagamhanan nga mihatag sa ilang suporta Giklaro ni Gob. George Arnaiz nga bisan sa mga dagkong organisasyon nga

nagpaluyo sa festival, duna gihapoy atubangon ang probinsya. Ang probinsya mopaguwa ug 2 milyones ka pesos, nga gastuhon sa maong kalihukan, ilabina sa mga deligado nga naggikan pa sa nagkalain-laing nasud.

Gipahigayon ang Preesscon diha provincial tourism office ning dakbayan tungod sa nag singabut nga dako nga kalihukan ang rondalya pistibal dinhi sa Oriental Negros ug dakbayan sa Dumaguete

Katalagman pangandaman Negosyante nag-FAIR

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ahang mga importanting butang ang nahgisgutan atul sa Kapihan fo rum niadtong myerkulis sa hapun diha sa Bethel Guest House ning dakbayan.Uban ang mga representante sa Provincial Disaster ang Coordinating Councel PHIVOLC, PAGASA, Fire Brigade ug mga tig pamaba sa mga local nga kagamhanan ug ang uban pang nag kadaiyang sektor sa katilingban. Ang nag unang tumong sa kalihgukan nga mangandam ang mga katawhan ug makahimo ug mga laing lakang arun mahilayo sa pusibling kalamidad nga mo igo sa probinsya bisan pa sa laing lugar. Daling gipanawagan ni

Weather specialist Edsin Culi sa pag pangandam sa umaabut nga 8 ngadto sa 11 ka mga bagyo nga moabut sa Pilipinas karun nga tuig. Gipaabut usab ni Board member Arturo Umbac kansang kasabtangan nga executive officer sa PDCC

ang pag saway sa balaudnun nga nag pugong sa dinali-ang pag pagawas sa pundo nga nag kinahanglan pa nga makita ang ibindensya sa kalamidad. Matud pa ni Umbac nga tungod niini nga kihanglan nga mag tinabangay nalang ang mga lumulopyo.

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sa ka dakong bentaha dinhi sa dakbayan ug probinsya sa Neg. Or, ang gihimong pinakauna nga Visayas Business Conference 2006, nga matud pa bentaha sa ekonomiya dinhi. Gisugdan niadtong biyernes ang maong kalihukan diin gihulagway nga usa ka malampuson ang paghimo niini. Sukad karon pa makapahigayon ug dakong kalihukan dinhi sa dakbayan, kinsa gituhu-an nga maghatag ug dakong kalambuan sa lokal nga ekonomiya dinhi. Gihimo ang exibit ug pagdisplay sa mga produkto dinhi sa probinsya, nga bukas alang niadtong bu-ot moapil niini. Usa ka dakong bentaha ang tulo ka adlaw nga kalihukan, diin mogawas

unya ug mahisgutan ang lainlaing panghuna-huna nga himu-ong sulbad ug ipadangat sa mga dagkong organisasyon didto sa kaulohan. Ang tema gi-ulohan ug one Visayas, one Vision,

One Vibrant Economy. Gilauman sa mga negosyante nga makab-ot ang pangandoy sa mosunod pang mga katuigan. Ang kalihukan gitapos niadtong adlawng sabado.

Special assembly dapat sa Dgte. G

ipasidan-an karon ni provincial Legal Officer Erwin Vergara ang mga directors sa NORECO II nga kini mag-atubang ug kaso, kon ugaling dili mosanong sa pagpahigayon ug special nga assembly dinhi sa dakbayan sa Dumaguete. Ang maong pasida-an kini gipaabot tungod sa kampanya sa Rotary Club of Dumaguete, uban sa suporta sa dakbayan ug sa kagamhanang probinsyal, paghipos sa minimum nga 3,500 ka pirma sa petition, haron madayon ang special assembly dinhi. Atul sa Kapihan nga gipahigayon niadtong nakalabay nga simana nahisgutan ang pag bantay sa kalamidad nga umaabot ug pag pangandam sa tagsa-tagsa ka mga pinoy-anan alang sa kaluwasan sa tanan

EMERGENCY TAWGA:

Matud pa ni Vergara nga mahimong kasuhan sa mga miembro ang board kon ugaling balewala-on niini ang gihimong petition, nga nagsentro sa 27 milyones

ka pesos nga pahulam nga walay interest. Dugang pa ni Vergara nga ang gihimong pagsalikway sa tanyag sa pahulam usa ka kontrobersiya, tungod sa

kagamay sa mga kunsumidor nga mitambong sa gihimong tinuig nga assembly nga gihimo sa dakbayan sa Bayawan niadtong nakalabayng marso.

PULIS: 111 • 166 BOMBERO: 160


June 25 2006