MERGE Francis Dominic Mendoza of Bacolod City delivered this baby boy on board an international flight.*


‘Liposuction’ kills bizwoman

A businesswoman from Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, reportedly died of complications allegedly after undergoing liposuction at a clinic in Makati City, the police said yesterday.

The Makati Central Police Station (MCPS) p olice identified the victim as Nory Bobadilla, 43.

Bobadilla was reported to have flown to Manila on July 3 to undergo liposuction at Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting in South Park Plaza, Paseo de Magallanes. moremoremore


Nurse delivers baby on int’l flight
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA

Delivering a baby 35,000 feet in the air was never in his thoughts when he booked a flight home from Dublin, Ireland.

Francis Dominic Mendoza, 25, of Barangay Tangub in Bacolod City, was just enjoying his flight when he noticed some of the passengers were uneasy.

On Tuesday, the plane, Qatar Airways, was already traversing Thailand and was on its way to Manila, Philippines when a 37-week pregnant Filipina went into labor mid-flight. moremoremore

 

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12-hour power outage Saturday
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA

There will a 12-hour power interruption in some parts of Negros Occidental on Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Michelle Vicera, communication officer of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines, said.

The areas covered by the Northern Negros Electric Cooperative, like the cities of San Carlos, Escalante, Cadiz, and Sagay, and the towns of Toboso, Manapla, and Calatrava, will be affected by the power outage, she said.

The NGCP will conduct maintenance activities on the Cadiz substation and the Bacolod-Cadiz 138-kilovolt power line.