Monico Puentevella - updates

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Duterte calls out ex-Bacolod mayor for distorting his speeches

Mar 21, 2019 - 3:23 PM

The President says he did not name the incumbent Bacolod City mayor to as a drug protector

SPLICED. Combo photos of President Rodrigo Duterte and former Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentebella.

PH Weightlifting federation appeals to POC for more slots in 2018 Asian Games

May 29, 2018 - 6:46 PM

Federation president Monico Puentevella endorses 7 promising weightlifters to see action in Indonesia

CALL FOR PRIORITY. SWP president Monico Puentevella wants to continue the success set by Hidilyn Diaz in the Rio Olympics through the Asian Games. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Ex-Bacolod lawmaker indicted for graft over P21.56-M SEA Games fund

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:08 AM

The Ombudsman says the unliquidated SEA Games fund was deposited to the personal account of then Bacolod Representative Monico Puentevella in 2005

MONICO PUENTEVELLA. Photo from Monico Puentevella's Facebook page.

Ex-Bacolod congressman mishandled P36M in 2005 SEA Games funds – COA

Dec 04, 2016 - 11:13 PM

The Commission on Audit found former Rep Monico Puentevella and another sports official liable for unauthorized spending of over P36 million for the 2005 Southeast Asian Games

Comelec division junks ex-Bacolod mayor Puentevella's protest

Aug 22, 2016 - 7:30 AM

The Comelec First Division says Monico Puentevella s election protest against Mayor Evelio Leonardia is baseless and does not show the need for a manual recount

Ombudsman suspends outgoing Bacolod mayor again

Jun 22, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Bacolod City mayor Monico Puentevella is suspended for one month and one day despite ending his term on June 30

MONICO PUENTEVELLA. Photo from Monico Puentevella's Facebook page.

Sandiganbayan suspends Bacolod mayor

Sep 28, 2015 - 9:21 PM

The anti graft court has ordered Monico Puentevella to be suspended from his present position as mayor over graft charges filed when he was still a congressman

Photo from Monico Puentevella's Facebook page.

Bacolod nearly meets 2015 local revenue target in 5 months

Jul 02, 2015 - 7:07 PM

From January to May the capital city of Negros Occidental has collected P504M in revenues locally – only several millions shy of the P520 M target for the entire year

AGGRESSIVE CAMPAIGN. Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella talks about the results of a more aggressive business tax collection campaign in his state of the city address on July 1, 2015. Photo courtesy of PIO Bacolod

Philippine FIFA official denied travel over graft case

May 29, 2015 - 6:17 PM

A Philippine FIFA official facing corruption charges has been banned from flying to Switzerland to attend the organization s congress

FOOTBALL HQ. This file photo taken on March 20, 2015 shows members of the media waiting next to the logo of the world’s football governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich. Michael Buholzer/AFP

Bacolod mayor refuses to enter plea in graft case

May 22, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Mayor Monico Puentevella will explore all legal options should the 90 day preventive suspension be filed against him says his counsel

PDAF CASE. The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan enters a 'not guilty' plea for Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella, whose pork barrel was allegedly used to buy overpriced computers when he was congressman. Photo from Puentevella's Facebook page

Bacolod '90% ready' for APEC conference

Apr 25, 2015 - 8:45 PM

At least 2 300 policemen will be deployed to secure the delegates attending the two day event

Bacolod to sell famous ‘Manokan Country’ site

Apr 18, 2015 - 1:01 PM

The plan is triggered by the interest that SM Prime Holdings signified to buy the 1 3 hectare lot that hosts the stalls selling the famous Bacolod grilled chicken

PROPOSED COMMERCIAL COMPLEX. Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella shows the perspective of the proposed 'modernized' Manokan Country. Bacolod PIO photo

More than 50,000 evacuated in Negros Occidental

Nov 09, 2013 - 3:36 AM

Sixteen towns cities were affected by the super typhoon with Sagay Cadiz Escalante and Toboso the hardest hit Bacolod may be declared under state of calamity

Puentevella new Bacolod City mayor

May 15, 2013 - 10:34 AM

Former representative Monico Puentevella is the new city mayor of Bacolod

Canvassing suspended in Bacolod

May 14, 2013 - 8:21 AM

Canvassing of votes is temporarily suspended in Bacolod City as 4 clustered precincts failed to use the main memory cards for the PCOS machines