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JAMS. This scraped portion of Hilado Street in Bacolod City causes temporary traffic jams especially during peak hours.*

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Defer waste segregation,
city barangay heads ask
BUT MAYOR TURNS DOWN REQUEST
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO

The Association of Barangay Captains in Bacolod City yesterday issued a position paper asking the city government to defer the implementation of the “No Segregation, No Collection” policy.

Councilor and ABC president Diosdado Valenzuela said some barangay captains are asking for an extension of two to three days. He said they are also requesting that the city collect their unsegregated garbage for the meantime.

Mayor Evelio Leonardia, however, said they did not approve the request of the barangay captains..moremoremore

21 from USLS,
UNO-R pass bar exams

BY CARLA GOMEZ

Twenty-one graduates of two universities in Bacolod City were among 1,310 examinees who passed the 2008 Bar Examination, a Supreme Court list of passers posted on its website last night showed.

Of the 21 passers, 16 were from the University of Saint La Salle and five from the University of Negros Occidental Recoletos.

The SC said the Bar Examination had a 20.58 percent passing rate, lower than last year’s 22.91 percent, with 6,364 examinees from 109 law schools who took the test in September 2008. moremoremore

Transport groups
gird for protest

BY CARLA GOMEZ

Transportation groups are preparing to stage a nationwide protest at the end of April against the unreasonable increase in fuel prices, Jesse Ortega, United Negros Drivers Operators Center secretary general, said last night.

They will also stage the protest against Department of Transportation and Communication Order 2008-39 that raised fines and penalties by about 1,000 percent, Ortega added.

Effective 12:01 a.m. today Pilipinas Shell was increasing diesel and kerosene prices by P1 per liter and gasoline by P0.50 per liter, Bobby Kanapi, Shell vice president for communications, said.moremoremore

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