Chopsticks Alley at North Capitol Road in Bacolod City is one of the attractions of the BacoLaodiat Festival of Bacolod City that kicks off today.* ( Andy Alvarez photo)
The Build-Operate-Transfer contracts of five regional airports in the country that are up for upgrading, including the Bacolod-Silay Airport, entered into by the Department of Transportation under the proposed privatization of operation and maintenance, are now under scrutiny by the House of Representatives.
On Wednesday, the House Committee on Transportation passed a resolution to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, in connection with proposed privatization of operation and maintenance of the five regional airports, Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya a committee member, disclosed yesterday.
BacoLaodiat starts today,
traffic rerouting at Lacson
BY SHIELA GELERA
A traffic rerouting scheme will be implemented at the Lacson Tourism Strip from Cottage Road to 13th Street, every 4 p.m. starting today up to Saturday.
Bata-Libertad public utility vehicles from the north that will pass the festival site should turn right to 13th Street, left to Gatuslao Street, all the way to destination, Supt. Luisito Acebuche, Bacolod Traffic Authority Office head, said.
Bata-Libertad jeepneys from south should turn left to Cottage Road, right to Gatuslao, right to North Capitol Road, left to Aguinaldo Street, right to 13th Street, and left to Lacson Street, all the way to destination.
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Ex-brgy captain, man
watching TV shot dead
BY JUANCHO GALLARDE
A former barangay captain, who had earlier voluntarily surrendered to the police under Oplan TokHang, was shot dead by unknown assailants in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental Wednesday evening.
A police report yesterday said the victim, identified as Russel Sadagnot Gemina, 43, single, and a resident of Barangay Tinayunan Hill in Guihulngan City, was shot dead at around 9:05 p.m. Wednesday in the town proper.