MERGE GETTING READY. Rommel Dote of Purok Talaba, Sitio Magsungay, Brgy. Singcang-Airport, is one of the various fiber glass mask-makers of Bacolod City who are now busy preparing raw masks for the Ruby MassKara Festival street and arena dance competition in October.* (Ronnie Baldonado photo)

Reconciliation okay
but let’s respect law
Feuding Yanson siblings tell Roy

Four of the Yanson siblings feuding over control of their multi-billion peso bus empire yesterday issued separate statements supporting the call of their eldest brother for reconciliation, but at the same time stressing the need to resolve legal issues.

Roy Yanson, the eldest of the Yanson siblings who has called on his mother and five other siblings to start talking peace, said he suggests that they consign all legal questions, issues, and conditions to the background while they strive to rebuild family bonds and bridges.

“These are concerns beyond the expertise of legal minds,” he said. moremoremore

NPA scored for terrorizing barangay

The Army’s 3rd Infantry Division yesterday condemned in the strongest terms the attacks perpetrated by the New People’s Army against a remote village in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental.

On Wednesday, about 20 New People’s Army rebels swooped down on the barangay poblacion of Lamogong in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental, and raided its barangay hall, where village officials were having a meeting. Maj. Gen. Dinoh Dolina, 3ID commander, said.

Dolina added that the rebels took a hand held radio and a cellular phone owned by barangay, before withdrawing from the village. moremoremore


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Capitol allocates P3 million
for goat dairy project

The provincial government of Negros Occidental has allocated P3 million to boost its goat dairy project, Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday.

Lacson and Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena led the dispersal of 150 goats to multiplier farms in the cities of San Carlos, Sagay, Silay, Bago, Kabankalan, Sipalay, and the town of Murcia, as well as at the Negros First Ranch in Murcia, and the provincial government-run farm tourism site in Bago City.

Of the P3 million, P2 million was allocated to the dispersal of the goats while the remaining P1 million was for the goat milk processing plant in NFR, he said.