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4 killed, 33 injured
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Four persons were killed and 33 others were injured when the mini bus they were riding on was hit by a Ceres bus at Sitio Ipil, Barangay Pilar, Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, at about 10:40 a.m. yesterday, Senior Supt. Milko Lirazan, Negros Occidental police director, said.

Among the dead were a pregnant woman and the mini bus conductor, whose head was severed on impact.

Vallacar Transit’s Ceres bus No. 541 was travelling from Cebu to Bacolod City and was on the wrong lane when it hit the mini bus, PO1 Jecon Nermal, Hinigaran police assistant traffic investigator, said.moremoremore

Measles upsurge in Negros,
62 suspected cases reported

There has been an upsurge of suspected measles cases in Negros Occidental since January of this year, most of which are in La Castellana town, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, Negros Occidental provincial health officer, said yesterday.

Suspected measles cases in Negros Occidental reported from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2014 were 62, with four positive, while laboratory confirmations on the rest are still being awaited, he said.

Laboratory tests confirmed one measles case each in EB Magalona, Kabankalan City, Pontevedra and Sagay City, he said.moremoremore

56 computers not delivered,
 trial indispensable: Bayatan


What happened to the 56 other computer units involved in the computer scam for which Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella is being charged at the Sandiganbayan?

Private complainant Joselito Bayatan yesterday said that while probable cause would have already been established by the Ombudsman/Special Prosecutor, a trial on the merits of the main case involving the alleged overpriced Information Technology package, becomes indispensable for the interest of justice to the government and, probably, to the accused if they can free themselves from the guilt.

Bayatan yesterday filed a rejoinder to Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella’s reply dated February 7, before the Ombudsman informing that office that, aside from the purchase of the overpriced computers at P400,000 each without public bidding, 56 units more of Information Technology packages, had not been approved by the accused to be delivered to the schools supposed to receive them..moremoremore

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