The hole in the concrete fence created by the police to gain entry into the Vallacar Transit Inc. headquarters at dawn yesterday.*
Leo Rey regains control
of Vallacar headquarters
Y4 lawyer condemns cop siege
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
Matriarch Olivia Yanson and her son, Leo Rey, regained control of the Vallacar Transit Inc. headquarters in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City, after a police led operation at dawn yesterday.
They now have full control of the Yanson Group of Bus Companies, that includes 15 branches in the Visayas and Mindanao, their lawyer Norman Golez said.
Guv calls for Yanson unity, love
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson went to the Vallacar Transit Inc. headquarters in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City, after the police broke into the facility to install security guards associated with the camp of Olivia Yanson and her son, Leo Rey, at dawn yesterday.
The governor said he was there to check on his girlfriend, Emily, one of the three Yanson siblings who were holed up in the headquarters when the police entered.“I think the public knows about my relationship with Emily, she called and I wanted just to see how she is,” he said.
Farmers get P21M in agri aid
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
The provincial government of Negros Occidental turned over P21 million worth of agricultural projects to more than 8,000 farmers in the province in rites held at the Negros First Organic Technology Center in Barangay Tabunan, Bago City yesterday.
Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer led the turnover of agricultural equipment, high quality rice seeds, indemnity checks, and crop insurance, worth P21,404,819, to farmers from different localities in the province.The farmer-beneficiaries from San Carlos City, Calatrava, Salvador Benedicto, Murcia, EB Magalona, Bago City, Binalbagan, Himamaylan City, Kabankalan City, Candoni, Hinobaan, and Hinigaran received a total of P944,319 worth of insurance claims for their crops damaged due to the dry spell and floods.