Olivia Yanson (2nd from left) thanks people from around the country and the world who showed their love for her through her ordeal, at a press conference with Ginnette Yanson Dumancas, Leo Rey Yanson and lawyer Norman Golez (l-r).* (Archie Alipalo photo)
Bus firm’s headquarters
‘looted, weapons found’
JUST GIVE MOM A HUG, YANSON 4 TOLD
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
O fficial receipts and certificates of registration of about 3,000 buses belonging to the Yanson Group of Bus Companies and 800 land titles were stolen from the YGBC headquarters in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City, lawyer Norman Golez said Saturday.
Leo Rey Yanson, who maintains that he remains the YGBC president, and his mother Olivia, regained control of the headquarters in Mansilingan on Friday with the help of the police. His siblings, Roy, Emily, Celina and Ricardo Jr. had ousted him as YGBC president in a special board meeting and took over the headquarters on July 7.
Guv: Step up campaign vs. dengue
With problems of dengue expected to last until October this year, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson called on local government units to exert more efforts in preventing the spread of the mosquito-borne disease in Negros Occidental.
The Provincial Health Office recorded 29 deaths related to dengue with the number of patients this year already reaching 4,831 as of last week.Lacson, who attended the birthday celebration of Mayor Marvin Malacon on Saturday in EB Magalona, discouraged the indiscriminate fogging operations, stressing the need to look for the breeding areas of mosquitos where they should be destroyed.
Bizman lauds Bacolod LGU
for reclaiming sidewalks
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
A businessman in Bacolod City lauded the city government for conducting clearing operations on the streets to make them passable.
This is in response to the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to local officials to “reclaim all public roads that are being used for private ends.”Frank Carbon, Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive officer, welcomed the development, saying this will encourage local businesses to expand and to hire more workers.