Massacre Firefighters battle the blaze at Business Inn yesterday* ( Tommy Jordan photo)

Pray for Paris, APEC peace,
Negros officials, bishops call

Two bishops and top Negros Occidental officials yesterday called on the public to pray for peace, following the deadly terrorist attacks that left 129 dead in Paris, and for the safety of the participants in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in Metro Manila this week.

“We pray for those who perished in the terrorist attacks in Paris and let us include in our prayer intentions the safety of all the official delegates in APEC,” Bacolod Bishop Vicente Navarra said.

Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. also called on Negrenses to be in solidarity with the rest of the global community.moremoremore

Police on full alert

The Philippine National Police yesterday called on the public to disregard scary messages circulating on social media warning of purported scenarios and events, in line with the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Manila starting Nov. 17, following terror attacks in Paris, France.

These messages only serve to add to public anxiety that may further lead to hysteria and panic, the PNP statement said.

The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office and Bacolod City Police Office were placed on full alert yesterday, their respective commanders, Senior Supts. Samuel Nacion and Melchor Coronel, said.moremoremore


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302 nd IB transferred to Bohol

The transfer of the Army's 302 nd Infantry Brigade and its infantry unit – 47th Infantry Battalion – from Negros to Bohol, has already been completed.

Maj. Rey Tiongson, 3 rd Infantry Division Public Affairs Office chief, said the remaining military personnel and equipment of the 302 nd Brigade were transported to Bohol yesterday.

Tiongson said the areas vacated by the 47IB have been taken over by the 79 th IB..moremoremore