The presidents of Proxima Centauri Realty and Development Corp. and Manulife Philippines signed a Memorandum of Agreement yesterday that will ensure the perpetual maintenance of the 32-hectare Valley of Peace at the Circumferential Road in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City.
The MOA was signed by Charles Dumancas, president of Proxima Centauri Realty and Development Corp. that owns the park, and Ryan Charland, Manulife Philippines president and chief executive officer, at rites held at L‘Fisher Hotel in Bacolod City.
Also present at the signing were Ginnette Dumancas, Proxima vice president, David Grant, Manulife senior vice president, and Bing de los Reyes, territory manager.
Imported pork supply drops: vet
A “drop” of 35.5 percent in the supply of imported pork offals or the variety of meats or organ meats and entrails of a butchered pig, has been reported, data from the Provincial Veterinary Office showed.
Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena yesterday said the “drop” was due to short supply from importing countries like Germany, Spain, Canada, USA, the Netherlands, Brazil, France, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
The biggest was in pork jowl from Germany with 9,565 kilos in July that went down to a mere 2,080 kilos in August, and of Spain with 6,000 kilos in July reduced to a measly 120 kilos.
Tractors for ARBs arrive
The shipment of nine 4WD 120-HP Massey Ferguson tractors arrived at the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office in Bacolod City yesterday.
The tractors came complete with farm implements such as disc plows, disc harrows, front loaders, trailers and backhoe that cost P4.5 million, DAR PARPO I, Milagros Flores said.
Flores said the ARBOs that will receive the tractors are San Vicente 1 ARB MPC and Had. Pula-Silay ARC of Brgy. Capitan Ramon, Silay City, Don Esteban ARB Association, and Hda. Bongco Farmers Association of Brgy. Jonob-jonob, Escalante City;