A highlight of the Spring Festival celebration, the parade will start at 3 p.m. from Session Road to Melvin Jones at Burnham Park. Spring Festival chair Peter Ng and co-chair city administrator Carlos Canilao said it will feature the crowd-drawing dragon and lion dances and the floats of the different commercial establishments with the drum and lyre bands of the various schools in the city.
THE Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption on Friday filed charges with the Department of Justice against gaming tycoon Jack Lam and four other former officials of Fort Ilocandia Hotel and Casino in Laoag, Ilocos Norte for "violation of the Anti-Dummy Law." In an 8-page complaint-affidavit, VACC chair Dante Jimenez said Lam, the Director of Fort Ilocandia as well as its former President Rosanno Niscem, former Chairman of the Board of Directors Siu Wah Chung, former Treasurer and Director Edgar Lim, and former Secretary and Director Jose Riberto Mumuric all violated the Section 2-A of the Commonwealth Act No.
DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan/CAMP JULIAN OLIVAS, Pampanga - A public school teacher, exposed by police as an alleged drug pusher, was arrested in Ilocos Norte as police in Pangasinan collared eight more in Dagupan City, and two other armed drug suspects were slain in a separate police operation in Bulacan yesterday. In Ilocos Norte, Jemdefen Luis, aliases "Kwatog" and "Mistro," 39, a teacher at Pasiocan Elementary School in Bacarra town, was nabbed at 11 a.m. yesterday in Sitio Pandan, Barangay 55-A Barit, Laoag City.