ayala There was no construction activity yesterday at the area of the Bacolod Capitol Central Mall where two men fell to their death Saturday.* ( CPG photo )


Negrenses
killed in Bulacan
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN

Heated arguments led to the death of three members of a familyfrom Negros Occidental in Meycauayan, Bulacan, Sunday.

But the suspect, identified as Jimmy Dalama Castro, was immediately arrested by the police, and is now facing multiple murder charges in court, a family member of the victims said.

Killed were Perpetua Yonson, 58; her daughter, Gemma Lyn, 34,and grandson April John Moratalla, all from Brgy. Tamlang, Sagay City, and now residing in Meycauayan, Bulacan. moremoremore

SRA acts on
sugar price drop
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Sugar consumption has increased with beverage firms buying more locally produced cane sugar, while importation of High Fructose Corn Syrup has decreased this year.

This was disclosed by Sugar Regulatory Administration chief HermenegildoSerafica and Sugar Board member Roland Beltran in an interview with the DAILY STAR last night.

Despite this, domestic sugar prices have dropped to an average of P1,224per Lkg., so they have been doing their leg work to address this, Serafica said. moremoremore

 

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RTWPB 6 approves ‘substantial' salary increase for kasambahays

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board has already approved the wage increase of “kasambahay” or house helpers in Western Visayas, General Alliance of Workers Association secretary-general Wennie Sancho, who sits in the RTWPB, said yesterday.

Sancho also said they approved the increase Nov. 6 during their RTWPB meeting in Iloilo and it has already been endorsed to the National Wages and Productivity Board.

However, the details on how much the increase is will only be released if the NWPB approves it, Sancho said..