SENATE MEETING The Escalante massacre reenacted yesterday in Escalante City, Negros Occidental, yesterday.*

Barangay, SK polls
definitely postponed

The October barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections are definitely postponed to next year.

The Senate yesterday approved on third and final reading the postponement of the October elections to May 2018, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri told the DAILY STAR last night.

The Senate approved the postponement after President Rodrigo Duterte certified the measure as urgent. moremoremore

CHR fund restored - Gasataya

The House of Representatives is restoring the budgets of the Commission on Human Rights, Energy Regulatory Commission, and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples after voting earlier to slash their 2018 funding to P1,000 each.

Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya said last night the budgets for the three agencies will be incorporated in the final version of the general appropriations bill on third reading for approval of the House in plenary.

The CHR had an initial proposed budget of P623.38 million, NCIP - P1.132 billion, and ERC - P365 million.

Top Stories
button Barangay, SK polls definitely postponed
button CHR fund restored - Gasataya
button Prayer rally versus ML tonight, Escalante massacre reenacted
button DOH funding psych wards at hospitals

button Bacolod safe: Wanky
button 27 NIR cops get medals
button Novero: 161 cane trucks apprehended
button Lacson does not think SRA will be dissolved

Negros Oriental
button Crackdown on tricycles without permits starts
button Tourism trainings in NegOr tomorrow
button LDS church marks 25th Family Week

button House panel junks impeach rap vs. Bautista
button SC suspends work in PHL courts today

button Win-win solution sought on industrial zone – VG
button Ceneco promises transparent bidding
button Capitol sets fair market assessment
button Canlaon, SSS sign MOA for job orders
button Happy Grill opens 2 nd Dbranch

button Cyclist Bucaywins gold medal in Para Games
button Table tennis tilt set at Redemptorist
button 20 teams eye title in duckpin event
button BBC vs. Orange in D'League opener

Advertise | Archives
Why is today a holiday?
Day of protest
Nicor's challenge


Crackdown on tricycles
without permits starts

The Traffic Management Office has started rounding up tricycle drivers in Dumaguete for failure to comply with the traffic rules and regulations of the city.

TMO operations officer Danny Atillo said about 50 tricycle drivers plying the streets of Dumaguete were flagged down Tuesday as a lot were seen driving without the required stickers.

The crackdown was a result of the information relayed by the Permits Section of City Hall during the “What's Up in City Hall” interaction that of the 2,500 operators of motorcabs for hire in Dumaguete, only 2,175 were granted motorized tricycles operators permits.