NOHS ONE NEGROS. Negros Occidental High School students held a field demonstration at the opening ceremonies of the first Negros Island Region Athletic Association Meet at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City last night.*

‘Bacolod public plaza
not a poll poster area'

Bacolod Election Officer Mavil Majarucon-Sia yesterday warned candidates running for national posts that the Bacolod public plaza is not a common poster area for their campaign materials.

Sia issued the warning as the campaign period for candidates for president, vice president, senator and party-list groups kicks off today and end May 7.

“The Bacolod public plaza is not a common poster area, we have posted tarpaulins informing candidates of this,” Sia said.moremoremore

Lawmen alert vs.
defiance of Comelec rules

The Philippine Army and National Police yesterday vowed to go after those who will undermine the electoral process, as the campaign period for candidates vying for national positions starts today.

Lt. Col. Rey Tiongson, Army's 3rd Infantry Division spokesman, said that the Philippine Army and PNP will remain vigilant to ensure the free, orderly, honest, peaceful conduct of the 2016 elections.

Senior Supt. William Señoron, officer-in-charge of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, said their preparations for the synchronized elections have long been implemented, including the conduct of checkpoints, in coordination with the Philippine Army and the Commission on Election. moremoremore


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Suspect in murder of couple,
granddaughter, nabbed: PNP

The suspect in the murder of an elderly couple and their 15-year-old granddaughter in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental, over the weekend, was nabbed at about 9 last night in Sitio Borlad, Barangay Quezon in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.

A police report forwarded to the DAILY STAR by correspondent Judy Partlow identified the suspect as R obert Montano, alias Jay-R, who has been arrested after a massive manhunt operation.

The report added that at about 2:10 p.m. Sunday, the Canlaon City Police Station received a report of a hacking incident that transpired in Sitio Alibabay, Barangay Mabigo in the city.moremoremore