Lin-ay Lin-ay sang Negros 2017 Angelica Esther Portugaleza of Bago, flanked by first runner-up Maria Angela Tañoso (left) of Pulupandan and second runner-up Elodie Langlet of Silay*
( Ronnie Baldonado photo )


Cop under restriction
for shooting man dead
BY GILBERT BAYORAN

Today is the last day of voter's registration for the October barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections and there will be no extension, Bacolod Election Officer Mavil Majarucon-Sia said yesterday.

Majarucon-Sia said they started the voter's registration on Nov. 7, 2016 after the May elections. The schedule had been set by the Commission on Elections, she said.

They are following their calendar of activities and do not want to be caught off-guard, in case the barangay and SK elections push through with everything still hanging, and want to be prepared in case they will be held in October, Majarucon-Sia said. .moremoremore

Bago bet wins Lin-ay sg Negros
BY SHIELA GELERA

Angelica Esther Portugaleza, the candidate of Bago City, was crowned Lin-ay sang Negros 2017 during the pageant night at the jam-packed Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City, last night.

The 20-year-old Portugaleza brought home P60,000 as cash prize, a sash, a bouquet, a trophy, a gift certificate from Nature's Village Resort and Hotel, a Globe cellular phone, and a 100 percent scholarship for a year.

Maria Angela Tañoso, 18, who represented Pulupandan, was first runner-up and took home P40,000 as cash prize, a sash, a bouquet, a trophy, a gift certificate from Nature's Village Resort and Hotel, a Globe cellular phone, and a one year 75 percent scholarship. moremoremore

 

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CEO official denies
‘under the table' deals
BY JUANCHO GALLARDE

The City Engineer's Office of Dumaguete City has vehemently denied insinuations made by a member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod about unverified “under the table” considerations for an applicant to secure a building permit on time.

City engineer Edwin Quirit said yesterday that an existing process flow was being implemented at the CEO in acquiring a building permit. “The problem with some business establishments is that they want shortcuts by ignoring guidelines under the National Building Code," he said.

“When refused requests for extensions that are not allowable, or to do away with setback requirements, these applicants sometimes seek the help of public officials to facilitate approval of their applications," he added..