ASSET Barangay Captain Federico Gayagas Jr., of Bacong-Montilla in Bago City, Negros Occidental, answering questions from the media at the hospital.* ( SGG photo )


I'm a PDEA asset,
shot brgy head says
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO

Barangay Captain Federico Gayagas Jr., of Bacong-Montilla in Bago City, Negros Occidental, who was injured in a shootout with the police at Rosario Heights in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City, Tuesday, yesterday said that he is an asset of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

“I am an asset of PDEA through Magsie (Magdaleno) Peña, former mayor of Pulupundan, now the mayor of Magallon (Moises Padilla),” Gayagas said.

He started being an asset when Peña assumed as PDEA consultant in August, this year, Gayagas added. moremoremore

PNP: Courier firm's liability
in shabu shipment studied
BY GILBERT BAYORAN

The police is looking into the liability of a courier company, that delivered P3 million worth of suspected shabu to a drug personality arrested during a buy-bust operation in Silay City, Negros Occidental, Thursday.

Senior Supt. William Señoron, provincial police director of Negros Occidental, yesterday said it had not only happened once, but several times already in the province, when delivered illegal substance were intercepted by the police.

Arrested during a buy-bust operation in Silay City were Dennis Esmeralda, who ranks number one in the drug watch list of Muntinlupa City in Metro Manila, and Jimsel Balboa. moremoremore

 

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Teachers complain of unfair
labor practices in Vietnam
BY JUANCHO GALLARDE

Five of around 30 teachers from Negros Oriental, who landed teaching jobs in Vietnam, have returned to seek the help of the Commission on Human Rights for what they claimed as unfair labor practices, unclear deductions, non-compliance on benefits stipulated in their contracts, and other alleged violations of laws.

CHR special investigator Jess Cañete said two of the five teachers came to his office yesterday, namely, Ann Beverly Verbosidad and Suzette Maricar Orden, who identified Nico James Alagasi Bantayanon of Maayong Tubig in Dauin, Negros Oriental, as the one who recruited them for Sky Resources Exchange Corporation, a land-based recruitment agency with office at 2567 Arellano corner Consuelo Streets in Malate, Manila. ..