The municipality of Binalbagan dancers performed “Bayluhan” during the Philippine Folk Dance competition at the Panaad Stadium yesterday* ( Aldrin Casinas photo )
A policeman is now under restriction at a police station, after he figured in a fatal shooting incident yesterday in Brgy. Robles, La Castellana, Negros Occidental.
The victim, identified as Jered Labiga, 20, was shot twice by Police Officer 3 Jose Michael Muñez, a member of the La Castellana Police Station, initial investigations of the police showed.
PRO 18 chief denies favouritism
in campaign vs. illegal gambling
Chief Supt. Renato Gumban, police director of the Negros Island Region, strongly debunked claims yesterday of practicing “favoritism” in the campaign against illegal gambling.
Gumban said that those complaining against him are also those financiers of illegal gambling before, whose operations he had ordered stopped.
Gumban said it was not true, and that all of the financiers of illegal gambling have been ordered to stop, except for the Super Lucky Beagler and Five Star, which had been authorized by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office to operate Small Town Lottery operations in Negros Occidental and Oriental, respectively.
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4-lane diversion road to
be completed soon
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW
A diversion road that connects the outskirts barangays of Junob, Cantil-e and Bajumpandan in Dumaguete City will soon be completed after two homeowners have finally agreed to cede a portion of their property in favor of the government.
The four-lane Junob-Cantil-e-Bajumpandan diversion road project, while operational already, met a snag in previous years after the homeowners had refused to set back their fences, thus posing a threat to road-users.
However, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo has finally made arrangements with the homeowners, allowing the contractor, Phil South, to complete the said road, Dems Rey Demecillo, City Information officer, said Wednesday..