MERGE BGC BIRTHDAY. Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia blows out the candle on a birthday cake to mark “10.10.10 – The 10th year of the Bacolod City Government Center on the 10th Day of the 10th Month”, at the BGC grounds yesterday as other city officials and Bacoleña beauties applaud*

Yanson matriarch sues 4 children
over share in multi-billion assets

The Yanson matriarch Tuesday sued four of her six children to demand her conjugal half to the multi-billion transportation and real estate properties she co-owned with her late husband, Ricardo Yanson Sr.

Olivia Yanson filed the suit against her children, Roy Yanson, Emily Yanson, Ma. Lourdes Celina Lopez, and Ricardo Yanson Jr., before the Bacolod Regional Trial Court. Her two other children, Ginnette Dumancas and Leo Rey Yanson, were not impleaded as defendants.

Civil Case 18-15199 seeks the amendment of deeds of extra-judicial settlement of estate, reconveyance, and damages with prayer for issuance of temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction and/or status quo. moremoremore

Grupo Progreso to file CoCs today

The members of Grupo Progreso will file their certificates of candidacy today instead of Oct. 15, following a 12:15 p.m. mass at the Bacolod San Sebastian Cathedral.

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia yesterday said the streets from the Cathedral leading to the Commission on Elections where they are filing their COCs, will be turned into a “sea of red” as they will all be wearing red shirts, including their friends and supporters.

“We will have a sea of red armies in the streets,” he said. moremoremore


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SP sets marathon hearings
on P4 billion NegOcc budget

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental has set marathon hearings on Oct. 22 to 26 for all the departments of the provincial government on the proposed P4-billion budget for 2019, Board Member Salvador Escalante said yesterday.

Escalante, who chairs the SP Committee on Finance, said in an interview that there will be marathon hearings in every department on the third week of this month to fast-track the approval of the provincial budget for next year.

As there will be an election ban on the first quarter of 2019, his committee wants to pass the budget in mid-November this year, he said.