FRUITS FAVORITES. Fruits for sale at the Bacolod Public Plaza are the most popular for the New Year's Eve celebration.* (Jn 3:16)”. ( Andy Alvarez photo )

14 die in holiday
accidents, killings

The police recorded 15 fatalities before and after the Christmas eve celebrations in Negros Occidental, with majority of them killed in vehicular accidents.

Eight of the 14 fatalities died in vehicular accidents, four in stabbing and three in shooting incidents, records of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office showed.

Ten others were also injured. . moremoremore

VM seeking bail,
junking of complaint

Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Celestina Garcia Yulo and her husband yesterdaycalled the illegal possession of explosives complaint lodged against them by the police,highly malicious and fabricated in their joint counter affidavit filed before the Negros Occidental Prosecutor's Office at 5:10 p.m. yesterday.

The vice mayor and her husband, Felix Mathias Segundo Feria Yulo, who were apprehended at a police checkpoint in Moises Padilla on Dec. 19, are calling for the dismissal of the complaint against them, and today will also file a petition for bail before the La Carlota City Regional Trial Court, their lawyer,Karol Joseph Chiu, said. .moremoremore


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Increase in meat shipments
to Panay, Manila recorded

Meat shipments from Negros Occidental to neighboring provinces and Metro Manila increased this year, the Provincial Veterinary Office reported yesterday.

The PVO reported that meat supply in Negros Occidental was sufficient this year, with surplus going to neighboring provinces.

Provincial Veterinarian, Dr. Renante Decena, said yesterday that the sufficiency of meat supply was due to their projects to increase livestock population in the province and provide enough food for the people...