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Two US missionaries
suspected with H1N1


Two male American missionaries with fever were admitted at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City yesterday for possible Influenza A(H1N1), Health Regional Director Ariel Valencia confirmed last night.

The missionaries aged 20 and 53 years old were admitted for observation, he said.

They arrived in the Philippines on June 9 and in Bacolod on June 10 and went into self-quarantine at their staff house, he said.moremoremore

Lopez asks Ombudsman:
Dismiss dumpsite charges

Ester Lopez, president of the Dynasty Agricultural Corp., has asked the Office of the Ombudsman for the Visayas to dismiss for lack of merit the criminal complaint filed against DAC for the purchase of the new dumpsite in Brgy. Felisa, Bacolod City.

The criminal complaint was filed by dismissed city employee Othello Ramos and Sarah Teresa Esguerra against Mayor Evelio Leonardia, Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, Councilors Greg Gasataya, Homer Bais, Dindo Ramos, Wilson Gamboa Jr., Al Victor Espino, Roberto Rojas, Napoleon Cordova, Alex Paglumotan, Reynold Iledan, Diosdado Valenzuela, the late City Legal Officer Allan Zamora, City Treasurer Annabelle Badajos, Acting City Engineer Teresita Guadalupe, former City Assessor Maphilindo Polvora. Secretary to the Mayor Goldwyn Nifras and DAC represented by Lopez.moremoremore

Teenager hangs self

Another high school student committed suicide, by hanging himself on Friday, in Brgy. Taloc, Bago City, after his mother allegedly refused to give him P200 for his birthday, police said.

Supt. Melchor Coronel, Bago police chief, said Mike Makilan, 19, hanged himself using  shoe lace tied around his neck, and attached to a nylon rope at the ceiling of his room.

In his report to Senior Supt. Manuel Felix, police director of Negros Occidental, Coronel said a suicide note was found in the room of the victim.moremoremore

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