Eugene Adiong

CAAP Warns Planes from Flying Near Kanlaon

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) hoisted an Alert Level 1 over Mt. Kanlaon in Negros island.

The Kanlaon Volcano crater photographed at about 3p.m. yesterday by NDB’s Gil Camporazo in La Carlota City. White clouds and volcanic ashes are seen following its minor ash eruption Monday night. PHIVOLCS is still monitoring the active volcano after it spewed ashes for about 10 minutes.*(GIC)

‘Voters’ List to be Finished Before End of the Month’

The official list of voters for the 2016 election in Negros Occidental may be finished before the month ends, Provincial Election Supervisor Jesse Suarez said.

Suarez said, personnel from the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Technology Department and Election and Barangay Affairs Department will arrive in the province on Nov. 30 to help the local poll office prepare the project precincts.

He said they could not prepare the project precincts if the Comelec central office has not yet finished consolidating the final voters’ list.

‘Respect the Law,’ Lagarde Urges CENECO Board

Reinstated Ceneco General Manager Sulpicio Lagarde is asking the board of directors of the power utility firm to respect the rule of law after the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) Seventh Division in Cebu has affirmed in its entirety the decision of the Bacolod labor arbiter declaring as illegal his dismissal as general manager of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (CENECO).

The NLRC also ordered reinstatement without loss to seniority rights and other benefits.

PNP Probes ‘Fake’ Neuro-psycho Clearance of Former Negros Mayor

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has uncovered an alleged spurious neuro-psychiatric clearance submitted by a former mayor in Negros Occidental and a disbarred lawyer to support his application for a gun license that allowed him to own additional 15 firearms.

In a post on its official Facebook page, the PNP high command has initiated an investigation on the possible administrative and criminal offenses committed by a certain Magdaleno Peña, a former mayor of Pulupandan town.

‘You Could Kill Me But Spare My Kids’

“You want my blood? You could kill me but please spare my children.”

This is the call of suspended Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella in his first press conference after being suspended by the Sandiganbayan.

“Since Day 1 of my assumption in office as city mayor there is a grand plan to put me, my family and my projects in bad light, “ Puentevella said.

He said the plan is aimed to “destroy the gains of the city, me and my children by hook or by crook.”


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