MERGE Negrenses marking the 34th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution at the Ninoy Aquino statue at Araneta Street, Bacolod City, yesterday morning*


‘Restore honor, dignity,
keep EDSA spirit alive’
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ

Members of urban poor communities and other groups gathered at the Ninoy Aquino statue at Araneta Street in Bacolod City, yesterday morning to mark the 34th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution that toppled the 20-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

This year's celebration carried the theme: “Restore the honor and dignity that the Filipinos gained during the Edsa People Power revolution”, Joy Jarabelo, Federation of Urban Poor Negros provincial coordinator, said.

“This is because of the distortionsof the present administration of truths, repression, abuses, corruption and human rights violations that destroy the value and dignity of the Filipinos,” she said. moremoremore


Pastor shot dead in Sipalay
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN

A pastor ofthe Church of the Living God was shot and killed yesterday by four unidentified suspects in Sitio Pinus-an, Brgy. Camindangan, Sipalay City, Negros Occidental.

The victim, identified by the police as Lonie Lahao-lahao, 54, was on his way home, with his wife on board a tricycle, when they were waylaid by the four suspects, the Sipalay police investigation showed.

Lt. Col. Necerato Sabando, Sipalay Police officer-in-charge, reported to the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office that the victim succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds, and died on the spot. moremoremore

 

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ASF task force traces recipients
of undocumented pork products
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA

The Provincial African Swine Fever Task Force is tracing the recipients of the undocumented pork products that were delivered to different households in Negros Occidental over the weekend.

This was revealed yesterday by Dr. Ryan Janoya, head of the Animal Health and Meat Inspection Services Division of the Negros Occidental Provincial Veterinary Office.

Janoya said the task force intercepted a truck carrying 40 packs of “longgadog”, worth P2,400, in Kabankalan City on Saturday. The truck was bound for Amlan town in Negros Oriental.