Part of the fake cigarette factory in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City, yesterday*
Cops rescue 41 workers
at fake cigarette factory
BY SHIELA GELERA
About 41 workers, 17 of them minors, were rescued from a factory of alleged fake cigaretsV in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City, yesterday.
Supt. Ronaldo Palomo, Bacolod Police deputy city director for administration, said the minors were Maranao people from Balo-i, Lanao del Norte.
Duterte wants federalism
in place by 2019: Arugay
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
Assistant Secretary Romulo Arugay of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office said the conversion from the present form of government to a federal form is being fast- tracked because the President wants federalism in place by 2019.
Arugay said he firmly believes that federalism will be implemented before the term of President Rodrigo Duterte ends.
|Beware the gift bringers|
us to heaven?
Education a privilege,
Robredo tells students
BY CECILE GENOVE
Vice President Leni Robredo stressed the importance of education during the Students' Assembly at the Negros Oriental State University in Dumaguete City yesterday.
She said that being students of the only state university in Negros Oriental is a privilege and she hopes they will not waste it, and to appreciate the gift and pay it forward.