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Bacolod City, Philippines Wednesday, November 11, 2015
NEA encourages coops
to go ‘power aggregation'

Power consumers may soon pay less in their bills if the five electric cooperatives in Negros Island Region support the aggregation of their power demands.

National Electrification Administration chief Edita Bueno, who inspected the sitio electrification project of Northern Negros Electric Cooperative in the cities of Sagay and Escalante, yesterday said that electric cooperatives may be able to get lower generation rates under the power aggregation scheme.

Bueno said many electric cooperatives have already gone on “power aggregation”, with member-consumers now paying lesser power rates.

400 at CLMMRH join SSS
BY KARLA PANGANIBAN

Almost 400 job orders and contractual workers of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital joined the Social Security System's e-AlkanSSSya Program, with the signing of the memorandum of agreement at the Reodica Hall of CLMMRH in Bacolod City recently, a press release from the SSS said yesterday.

The e-AlkanSSSya Program extends SSS membership to job order and contractual personnel of local government units and other state-run organizations that are exempted from the mandatory coverage of the Government Service Insurance System, it said.

It said SSS-CLMMRH partnership will benefit nurses, housekeepers and office staff hired on a job order or contractual basis as the hospital will facilitate their SSS registration and regular remittance of contributions.

Vikings offering 20%
discount to Bacoleños

The recent enthusiasm of Bacolod residents to try the flavors of nations has inspired Vikings Luxury Buffet officials to share their appreciation to everyone in Bacolod City by extending a 20 percent discount to all residents starting tomorrow until November 18, a press release from the firm said.

Employees, students and residents in Bacolod City can enjoy a 20 percent discount at Vikings, using cash or card payments, upon dining at Vikings Bacolod at the new annex of SM City Bacolod, it said.

Employees may show their Corporate ID with their address on it or a government issued ID or his/her own business card, the press release said.


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