THE driver of the Jegans bus that figured in a road accident in Toledo City last Saturday posted bail shortly after charges of reckless imprudence were filed against him yesterday.
Meanwhile, some of the bus passengers who were brought to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) will have to stay in the hospital longer to undergo further treatment.
TALKS are rife that politics was behind the decision of the Provincial Government to lift the P5 terminal fee at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT).
Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale, when asked if this was true, answered, “Tingali (maybe).”
THREE buses of Jegan’s Liner were suspended yesterday while the authorities investigate what caused one of the company’s vehicles to hit a wall in Toledo City during the weekend.
The buses covered by the suspension are those with plate numbers GEC-343, GEC-332 and GED-345, which are covered by one franchise issued to Dr. Antonio Yapha.
PASSENGERS using the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) can say goodbye to the P5 terminal fee starting Nov. 1.
This, as Economic Enterprise Council (EEC) of Cebu Province approved the plan to remove the terminal fee.
A 16-YEAR-OLD high school student, who was expected to graduate with honors, and a 59-year-old father, who went home every weekend to see his family, are just two of seven persons who died when a full passenger bus made its final trip.
Cherry Anne Nillama, 16, of Barangay Tajao, Pinamungajan died on the spot after she was pinned inside the Jegans Bus Liner.
A SUPERVISOR of a law firm was found dead in his room in Sitio Kamanggahan, Barangay Tabok, Mandaue City yesterday.
The Investigation and Detection Management Branch of the Mandaue City Police Office said the lifeless body of 27-year-old Ricky Resol Patrona was found on the floor past 6 a.m.
PUBLIC utility jeepneys (PUJ) for Lapu-Lapu City going to Mandaue and Cebu Cities will be rerouted on Nov. 1 and 2.
Edwin Ermac, head of Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team), said they will suspend the “no parking areas” on those days so private vehicles can park anywhere as long it will not obstruct the traffic flow.
A MAN who allegedly peddled marijuana was arrested in an entrapment in Sudlon, Maguikay, Mandaue City Tuesday night.
In previous transactions, the suspect allegedly used his 15-year-old daughter, a child with special needs, to sell the contraband.
THE new commander of the Naval Forces Central (Navforcen) paid a courtesy call on Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia at the Provincial Capitol yesterday.
Navforcen Commodore Leopoldo Alano, brother of Central Command Vice Admiral Jose Luis Alano, told the governor the Navy will support the province’s campaign for security, environment protection and national development.
CEBU Provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec) Supervisor Lionel Marco Castillano admitted he is one of those who offered to be transferred during a meeting among Comelec officers and supervisors last Oct. 8.
Castillano said Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. told them that there will be a reshuffling of officers and supervisors.