MERGE Excited residents greet President Rodrigo Duterte on his arrival in Moises Padilla yesterday.* (Ranger Mori photo)

Duterte won’t spare anyone
in Garcia ambush-slay: Año

President Rodrigo Duterte will not spare anybody if proven to be involved in the recent ambush-slay of two family members of mayoralty candidate Ella Celestina Garcia-Yulo in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental.

This was disclosed last night by Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, who attended a command conference yesterday with Western Visayas security officials at the Moises Padilla Elementary School, that was presided over by President Duterte, and also attended by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

Año said that President Duterte was alarmed by the ambush of Garcia-Yulo and her companions, that prompted him to visit Moises Padilla to get first-hand information, and to be briefed on the peace and order situation of Negros Occidental as well. moremoremore

I warned mayor to
keep polls free – Digong

President Rodrigo Duterte last night said he issued a warning to a Negros Occidental mayor to follow the rules and allow free elections to take place.

Duterte, in his speech in Bohol, said he had just come from Negros Occidental where killings had taken place.

“ There is a certain mayor who is really the suspect of everybody. I frankly told him…if you create so much problems for everybody you might find yourself the ultimate solution.” moremoremore


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ARBs transform land into eco-park

Some agrarian reform beneficiaries in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental are transforming their land into an agri-tourism site.

The Dalayapan Agrarian Reform Cooperative yesterday opened Cafe Darco in Barangay Caduha-an, Cadiz City. This is part of its eco-tourism project, Dalayapan Eco-Park.

The opening rites were attended by Cadiz City Mayor Patrick Escalante, Provincial Agriculturist Japhet Masculino, and Mila Flores, provincial agrarian reform program officer of the Department of Agrarian Reform Negros Occidental-North.