DOWNTOWN Business was good for tricycle drivers in downtown Bacolod City yesterday, with PUJs on strike.* ( Andy Alvarez photo )

Murder raps vs. Yap junked

San Carlos Regional Trial Court Branch 57 Judge DaniloAmisola has dismissed three murder cases and one frustrated murder case filed against Rep. Melecio Yap (Neg. Occ., 1st District) for lack of probable cause, Escalante City Prosecutor Ranela De la Fuente confirmed last night.

No bail had been set for the murder cases approved for filing by Ombudsman ConchitaCarpio Morales against Yap, but his arrest was not ordered following Yap's motion.

Yap's lawyer, Ariel Malunes, had filed motions for judicial determination of probable cause, saying Yap is innocent of such crimes. moremoremore

Tension rises at protest,
‘90% of PUJs standstill'

Tension rose between protesters and personnel of three Ceres buses at corner Hernaez-Lopez Jaena streets in Bacolod City, at the height of the transport strike yesterday afternoon.

Diego Malacad, secretary-general of the United Negros Drivers and Operators Center (UNDOC) said the buses, with the signage “Bata-Libertad Vice Versa”, “Mansilingan-Central Market” and “Airport-Central Market Vice Versa” picked up passengers within the Libertad area.

Malacad said they stopped the buses to inquire for special permits allowing them to pick up passengers in Bacolod, but the drivers and fare collector of the buses' failed to present any document. moremoremore


Top Stories
button Murder raps vs. Yap junked
button Tension rises at protest, ‘90% of PUJs standstill'
button Marañon ok if Albee runs for governor
button Guv supports modernization

button Alminaza suspended '
button ‘Remove scalawags from PNP ranks'
button Anti-illegal drugs drive still priority: police

Negros Oriental
button Nine NIR police officers get medals for anti-drug drive
button Parking boys eyed in traffic scheme
button Mayor pushing for sustainable dev't
button Women's Month activities set

button PHL economy growth seen at 6.8% to 7 %
button Oil firms to hike prices
button Bacolod SP to conduct special session on IPM
button ‘Observe magna carta for disabled persons'

button Bacolod, Neg. Occ. way ahead
button Cadiz jins dominate elementary taekwondo
button ASSFBI Mixed takes lead in Inter-Squad Trio bowlfest
button PBA eyes three cities as All-Star Week hosts

Advertise | Archives
Miss Universe and the Oscars
Anniversaries, gratitude, fidelity
Life everywhere
Baciwa's droplets - 2



Nine NIR police officers get
medals for anti-drug drive

The Police Regional Office 18 yesterday honored nine of its police commissioned officers assigned in the Negros Island Region, in recognition of their anti-drug campaign accomplishments, and meritorious achievements, during the PNP anniversary held at Camp Alfredo Montelibano Sr. in Bacolod City.

Recipients of the Medalya ng Kagalingan were Senior Inspector Romel Luga, Supts. Jovito Atanacio, Willy Diel, Antonietto Cañete, and Robert Lingbawan, Senior Inspector John Ganzon, and Chief Inspector Jovil Sedel.

Senior Supt. Melchor Coronel and Police Officer 3 Darlene Catacutan got the Medalya ng Kasanayan each for meritorious achievements..