Let's keep push
for team Negros
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BY CARLA GOMEZ
Let's continue to push for a Negrense team for president and vice president in 2016, Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday.
Lacson, like Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., wants that tandem to have Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas running for president with Senator Grace Poe as his running mate.
Monico: Link to FIFA
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
Bacolod Monico Puentevella said yesterday that his request to travel to Switzerland had nothing to do with the FIFA election.
Puentevella said the Sandiganbayan did not want him to go anywhere and it was just coincidental that there was a FIFA congress. It was used for politics, he claimed.
However, Puentevella, had earlier filed an urgent motion for reconsideration asking the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division to set aside its May 22 resolution denying his request to travel abroad to attend a football congress.
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Teves questions DepEd
on ‘no collection' policy
BY JUANCHO GALLARDE
The “No Collection” policy of the Department of Education is being challenged in Negros Oriental, following reports that it is mere propaganda, as collection still exist in the guise of being sanctioned by the Parent Teachers Association or other organizations.
Liga ng mga Barangays president Arnulfo Teves, an ex-oficio member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, has invited Negros Oriental division superintendent of schools Salustiano Jimenez to the next SP regular session to respond to several concerns.
Among these are the practice of some teachers to make a run-around when their students need their signatures for their clearances, while some declare a specific day when to sign the clearances, he said