Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Rep. Mercedes Alvarez (seated left) and Senator Francis Escudero (right) lead the Lower House and Senate panels, respectively, in the  amendments on the Juvenile Justice Welfare  Act yesterday.*

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Peña’s son files suit
for recovery of guns

Pulupandan mayor-elect Miguel Antonio Consing Peña has filed a civil case before the Regional Trial Court of Negros Occidental in Bacolod City against police officials to recover P2 million worth of licensed firearms and ammunition seized from his ancestral house in Barangay Ubay, Pulupandan, on May 2.

The civil case for replevin with damages was filed Monday by Peña, Golden Lake Mineral Resources Inc., JHMA Marin Holdings Inc. and Kentfield Corp. of which he is president and chairman of the board, and Vegas Exploration and Mining Corp represented by its president Federico Infante Jr.

It was raffled yesterday to Branch 53 of Judge Pepito Gellada.moremoremore

Bicam agrees on amendments
to juvenile justice act: Alvarez

The bicameral committee for the amendment of Juvenile Justice Welfare Act reached an agreement yesterday on measures adopted by both houses of Congress to further improve the law, Rep. Mercedes Alvarez (Neg. Occ., 6thy District) said.

Alvarez headed the Lower House panel and Senator Francis Escudero the Senate panel.

It is hoped that the amended version of the act will be signed by President Benigno Aquino before July 1, she said.moremoremore

Baciwa board
against privatization


The Board of Directors of the Bacolod City Water District said they are against the privatization of the water utility firm, but explained the need to go into public private partnership as the non-revenue water (NRW) of Baciwa since 2003, has reached P2.4 billion in 2012.

Baciwa chairman of the Board Lawrence Villanueva, and Directors Lorendo Dilag and Marichi Ramos clarified during a press conference yesterday that they have no agreement with Miya-Maynilad and that they do not want to secure additional loans.

Villanueva said they are just on stage 1 and they can reject Maynilad’s proposal anytime if it is disadvantageous.moremoremore

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