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Protesting Pulupandan residents have placed placards on the site where a backhoe had “accidentally” destroyed this AAC water pipe at Riego Street*

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Negros solons slammed
for supporting ConAss


 “God save our country, I know evil will not triumph forever.”

That was the reaction yesterday of Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra to the House vote Tuesday night to convene Congress into a constituent assembly to amend the 1987 Constitution.

“Let us pray for deliverance. Indeed these are evil times,” Navarra said.

Navarra said he is personally against ConAss and this has been “the stand of the Church in the Diocese of Bacolod since this infamous move surfaced several years ago”.moremoremore

House ok’s CARP extension,
four from Neg. Occ. vote no

The House of Representatives by a vote of 211-13 with two abstaining late last night approved the extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program for five more years, Rep. Jose Carlos Lacson (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) and Rep. Genaro Alvarez (Neg. Occ., 6th District) said.

Lacson,  Alvarez , Rep. Alfredo Marañon III (Neg. Occ., 2nd District) and Rep. Jeffrey Ferrer (Neg. Occ., 4th District) voted no to the extension.

Marañon said he voted no to be consistent with his statement that there should be no compulsory acquisition and that all funds should be spent for support services.moremoremore

AAC still not operating,
solution to impasse eyed


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The P500 million AAC expansion in Pulupandan that has ground to a halt*

PULUPANDAN – Asian Alcohol Corp. here lost another P3.5 million yesterday as its operations remained paralyzed for a second day due  to lack of water, while its P500 million expansion work also  was at a standstill.

The firm that produces 100,000 liters of alcohol a day valued at P3.5 million ceased operations on Tuesday after a driver of a backhoe, allegedly working on the town drainage system, “accidentally” cut the water supply pipe to the plant at Riego Street here at 10:30 p.m. Monday.

AAC lawyer Roger Reyes said the firm believes the pipe destruction was deliberate and will file charges against the driver and the owner of the backhoe this week. “We will demand payment for the firm’s loss of income,” he said.moremoremore

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