Escalante City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Escalante City


Negros mayor, 3 others suspended for 90 days over travel funds

Dec 31, 2015 - 9:01 AM

The Ombudsman s decision is based on a complaint for misconduct abuse of authority and dishonesty filed against the 4 officials on December 10 2009

PNoy urged to act on Escalante extrajudicial killings

Apr 21, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Residents call on the President to bring to justice those who are responsible

Supporters of Escalante re-electionist Mayor Melecio "Beboy" Yap also hold a prayer rally, about 250 meters away from the place where the march rally participants gathered for a program. Photo by Gilbert Bayoran

Murder raps vs Escalante City mayor

Apr 18, 2013 - 4:30 PM

Less than a month before the elections Mayor Melencio Yap Jr faces murder charges

Gov wants Negros Occidental under Comelec control

Apr 03, 2013 - 8:05 PM

He cites the recent murders in Escalante City and 18 cases of extrajudicial killings in past elections Comelec is not keen on the idea

COMELEC CONTROL. Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. requests that the province be placed under the poll body's watch. Photo from