Baciwa office

BACOLOD. The Bacolod City Water District continues to be at the center of controversy as the Local Water Utilities Administration is yet to appoint an interim general manager to take over the post of suspended general Juliana Carbon. (Bea Singuay)

Rodeo sa Ateneo

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A student from one of the participating schools brings down a calf during the Rodeo sa Ateneo, the highlight activity of the Manresa Days, Ateneo de Cagayan University, August 22, 2014. (Erwin M. Mascariñas)

Marian and Dingdong at media congress

PAMPANGA. GMA TV's Ivan Mayrina, AUF president Joseph Emmanuel Angeles, actress Marian Rivera and Yes Pinoy chair Dingdong Dantes listen as veteran journalist Mike Enriquez inspires communication students during the 2nd Media Congress at Angeles University Foundation on Friday. (Emmanuel Panti)

Natulog daplin sa dalan

DAVAO. Mga tawo nga kaniadto magtulogan sa Osmeña Park, dakbayan sa Davao, karon daplin sa dalan na mangatulog, luyo sa pader sa parke kay wa nay pasudlon pag-abot sa alas 11 sa gabii tungod gikural na. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Papal Nuncio Giuseppe Pinto in Bacolod

BACOLOD. Papal Nuncio Giuseppe Pinto (seated 2nd from right), Msgr. Chibuike Onyeaghala form the Embassy of the Holy Vatican, Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of the Diocese of San Carlos were welcomed by Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. in Bacolod City Thursday. (Contributed photo)

Baciwa heads of operations

BACOLOD. Heads of operations of Baciwa present their reply to the 10-point complaint of director Marichi Ramos during a press conference Thursday. (Carla N. Cañet)

Jejomar Binay remembers Ninoy Aquino

MANILA. Vice President Jejomar Binay (right) and former senator Heherson Alvarez lay flowers at the exact spot on the tarmac of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport where opposition Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. was assassinated 31 years ago upon returning from an exile. (AP)

No fear: Young boy jumps of Davao bridge

DAVAO. Passersby watch in awe as a young boy jumps off Bolton Bridge in Davao City to take a dip in Davao River along with his friends on Thursday, August 21, 2014. (King Rodriguez)

Amahan nagyawyaw

DAVAO. Nagyawyaw si Esmeraldo, amahan sa duha ka batan-on nga kauban tulo ka menor nga gidala sa Hapon sud sa hotel, nganong dili irelease ang iyang mga anak nga ila untang kuhaon kagahapon. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Hapon nagtabon sa nawong

DAVAO. Nagtabon sa iyang nawong kay dili gusto makuhaan og hulagway ang Japanese national nga si Watashe, 65, nga gisikop ug gibalhog sa San Pedro Police Station tungod sa pagdala og tulo ka menor de edad sa hotel. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Ban on use of helmets by motorists, sought

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Motorcycle drivers and riders are required to wear helmets for protection. However, a city councilor wanted to prohibit the use of helmets within the city to deter robberies and shootings involving motorcycle-riding suspects. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Another building of the J.R. Borja General Hospital

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Few days from now Kagay-anons will have another building at the J.R. Borja General Hospital to cater to more patients in the city and neighboring towns. The hospital has increased its income which the majority bloc of the city council criticized. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Selling buko juice

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Aside from water, the ‘buko’ juice has remained a preference among those who want to quench their thirst, especially on hot days. In the streets of the city, buko vendors are making a killing out of selling cooled buko juice to patrons. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Orchids fest

BACOLOD. City Mayor Monico Puentevella with Socorro Monfort of the Negros Orchids Society Inc. beside a portrait of NOOS founder Julita Campos-Benedicto in the ongoing 2014 Waling-Waling Festival at Robinsons Place mall. (Contributed photo)

Juliana Carbon

BACOLOD. Suspended Baciwa general manager Juliana Carbon joining the noise barrage of employees Tuesday afternoon. (Carla N. Cañet)

Tuna for the market

DAVAO. A market worker arranges the frozen tuna delivered from the Daliao Fishport. A study by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources on Davao Gulf confirmed that the gulf is the breeding ground for fishes, whether small pelagic fishes or big ones like tuna. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Gitenir na batan-on

DAVAO. Gibisita sa batan-on ang ilang kauban nga gitenir sa buhatan sa Quick Response Team on Children's Concern tapad sa San Pedro Police Station, dakbayan sa Davao aron tan-awon ang iyang kahimtang. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Levie Solito

BACOLOD. Levie Solito, driver of Baciwa board chairman Lawrence Villanueva, was arrested for destroying the padlock of a gate leading to the board room. (Carla N. Cañet)

Employees of Baciwa

BACOLOD. Employees of Baciwa use steel pipes to stage a noise barrage to protest the forced entry of the three directors inside the water district premises yesterday. (Carla N. Cañet)

Military defense drill

LANAO DEL NORTE. Military troops based in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte stage an emergency camp defense drill as part of its simulated security measures. The town commemorated on Tuesday the 6th year of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front attack that killed 17 people. (Richel V. Umel)

Ready for the city fiesta

CAGAYAN DE ORO. In this photo taken on August 19, the main thoroughfares in the city are now filled with buntings of different colors that mark the upcoming city fiesta in honor of Saint Augustine, the city's patron saint, on August 28. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Back off

DAVAO. Photographers have to stop shooting as Davao City Councilor Edgar Ibuyan and some of the auxiliary troops cordon off photographers preventing them from moving to get better angles during the Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan. (King Rodriguez)

Kariton

DAVAO. Way angal ang lalaki nga nagtulak sa kariton nga gikargahan sa isda ug gipatungan sa iyang kauban didto sa palengke sa Bankerohan, dakbayan sa Davao kay moabot ra gihapon ang panahon nga siya na sab ang makasakay. (Seth delos Reyes)

Road repair

BACOLOD. The ongoing road repair along Burgos-Lacson Streets in Bacolod City limit the traffic movement of motorists plying the area especially during rush hour. (Bea Singuay)

Through the human barricades

DAVAO. Kadyawan Festival photographers were able to capture this photo as policemen and marshals deliberately block their views to get a good angle and forced to be squeezed in with the crowd of spectators. (Contributed photo)

Woman in a wheelchair

CEBU. Two children hitch a ride on a relative’s wheelchair, while another adult pushes them past a wall on Don Andres Soriano Ave., Cebu City that’s filled with murals about a better life. (Alan Tangcawan)

Provincial government worker killed by Abu Sayaffs

ZAMBOANGA. The remains of Sulu provincial motorpool assistant mechanic Dante Avilla, 29, who was killed by the Abu Sayyaf bandits, lies in state at the residence of his father, Angelberto, in Zamboanga City. (Bong Garcia)

Police trainee

DAVAO. Gi-interbyu ni PO1 Jonavi Orencia, police trainee nga nag-Field Training Exercise sa San Pedro Police Station, sa Davao City si Arlene Albofera nga nagpa-blotter kay nawala ang iyang pitaka kagahapon. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Ironkids 2014 in Cebu, Philippines

CEBU. Watch the highlights of the Alaska Ironkids Philippines 2014 held in Shangri-la Mactan Resort & Spa in August 2. (Nera Mariz Puyo/Gun Ann Agravante)

Reforestation in Bacolod City

BACOLOD. Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella (right) and Vice Mayor Greg Gasataya (second from right) plant seedlings at SMB property in Barangay Estefania during the company’s ‘Trees Brew Life’ activity Saturday. (Contributed Photo)

South Road Properties

CEBU. A boy strolls on a shore near Talisay City, near the revetment of the South Road Properties. (Allan Defensor)

Twin birthday bash

PAMPANGA. The Laus clan and members of the Laus Group executive committee join birthday co-celebrators Chairman and CEO Levy P. Laus and son Levy Adrian during a twin celebration of life at the Carworld Pampanga showroom in the City of San Fernando on Sunday. (Chris Navarro)

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