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Castillo: ‘Arrest was without due process’

Army: ‘He has standing warrant from RTC Branch 60’

Mr. Isidro Castillo alias Gesnar allegedly former Secretary of Larangang Guerilla 2, and identified as member of Regional Urban White Area Committee (RUWAC) under Religious Sector and Spokesperson of Negros Farmers Sugarcane Workers (NFSW), vehemently denied the accusation against him by the authorities that he was part of the ambush that killed army Lt. Fulgencio in March 7, 2010.

Capitol employees get P58K bonus

Employees of the provincial government of Negros Occidental are receiving their incentives as ordered by Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr.

Initial release is P20,000 for Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA), P3,000 anniversary bonus and P5,000 Productivity Enhancement Incentives, and the last release will be next week before end of the month, the amount of another P25,000, or a total of P58,000 each provincial employee.

WV is higher in LET National Passing Percentage: BCC tops in Negros Occidental

Western Visayas is higher in passing percentage than the national passing percentage in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) conducted in September 2017 by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) according to Ms Blesilda Masangcay, OIC of PRC Region 6 in Iloilo City, who was part of the Regional Coorddinating council conference over the weekend hosted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), that Atty Johnson Cañete, regional director presided.

‘Oppose Same Sex Marriage Proposal’

The Muslim community in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental is vehemently opposing the proposed House Bill that will legalize same sex marriage.

Brother Abdul Rasid Espinosa of the Muslim Brotherhood, in a media interview, also urge Christians to oppose the proposed law which is now on second reading in Congress, pushed by no less than the Speaker of the House Con,g. Pantaleon Alvarez.

Rasid Espinosa, along with other Muslims, emphasized that in the marriage contract, there are two sexes, the male and the female, not male and male nor female and female.

Vice Gov: No Reason to Declare RevGov

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio ‘Bong’ Lacson said in a radio interview yesterday, that he sees no reason for President Rodrigo Duterte to declare a revolutionary government. This was based on the earlier statement of the President that he might declare a revolutionary government.

Maybe this is the strategy of the President to counter those who plan to overthrow his leadership, the Vice Governor said.

“Hence, let Congress go ahead in their discussion about federalism,” he said.