Bago City

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Capitol Employee Told to Submit Side of Accident

The Capitol employee involved in a vehicular accident that left a nurse and three others seriously injured on May 8 in Bago City will be required to submit his side of the incident, provincial legal officer Jose Ma. Valencia said yesterday.

Valencia said that the Provincial Legal Office has been directed by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. to conduct an administrative investigation into the accident involving Rodrigo Salazar, an employee of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist.

2 die in road mishaps

Two more persons were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday and Sunday, in E.B. Magalona and Bago City, police reports disclosed.

Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral, acting E.B. Magalona police chief identified the victim as Erlinda Sancho, 65, of Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay Alicante in the town.

She died on arrival at Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City due to head and body injuries.

Sancho was crossing the road in Bangga Kawayan, Barangay Alicante when bumped by a speeding vehicle driven by Leonard de Asis, 30.

Kanla-on Eruption, 19 Families in Brgy. Ma-ao Evacuated for Sulfur Smell

A total of 19 families in Barangay Ma-ao, Bago City evacuated to the Barangay Gym due to sulfur smell after Kanlaon Volcano erupted at about 6:20 p.m., Tuesday.


City Administrator Rommel P. Tam, CDRRMO Jake Aizpuro with CHO Dr. Frances Jalandoni, City Disaster Crisis Management Response Team of La Carlota conduct an on-the-spot actual inspection on the damage brought by the eruption of Kanla-on Volcano to root crops, plants, flowers, bushes, trees, roads, houses and other infrastructure projects and properties for assessment and evaluation report in Sitio Guintubdan, Barangay Ara-al, La Carlota City.* (CDRRMO-La Carlota City photo)

Kins Mull on Filing Charges vs Teacher of Suicide Victim

The family of a suicide victim is mulling on filing charges against his teacher at Ramon Torres National High School (RTNHS) for cyber bullying and for shaming him.

The family of Erichan Demafeliz, 15, a grade 8 student of Ramon Torres National High School in Bago City and resident of Purok Acacia, Barangay Napoles, Bago City is planning to charge the said unnamed teacher after the victim hanged himself in their house.