USLS Participants in the University of St. La Salle noise barrage yesterday* ( USLS photo )

Coca-Cola sues DA,
SRA, customs chiefs
Asks court to nullify Sugar Order No. 3 on HFCS

Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines has named Sugar Regulatory Administration chief Anna Rosario Paner, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol and Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon as respondents in a civil case it filed for the nullification of Sugar Order No. 3.

The civil case for declaration of nullity with extremely urgent prayer for issuance of a temporary restraining order and or a writ of preliminary injunction was filed March 3 before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 98.

Also included as respondents are Hermenegildo Serafica and Roland Beltran in their official capacities as members of the Sugar Board. . moremoremore

Special voter registration
at hospitals, too

The Commission on Elections will conduct special registration in hospitals for female nurses and hospital workers in line with the month-long celebration of National Women's Month.

The Comelec also held special satellite voters' registration in Bacolod City for qualified women and girls in line with the International Women's Day.

A special lane was provided by the Comelec in Barangays Estefania and Mandalagan registration sitesfor women, who have small children, so they will be given priority. moremoremore


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Dumaguete prelate laments
House OK of death penalty bill

Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete expressed sadness yesterday over the passage of the House bill pushing for the reimposition of the death penalty.

The bill was passed on third and final reading Tuesday afternoon, with majority of the House representatives from Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental signing in its favor.

“I just found out that the reimposition of the death penalty bill won overwhelmingly yesterday with only 54 congressmen voting ‘no'. This is another sad episode for us in the country,” Cortes, who was out of town, said in a statement through text messaging..