Early okay of P4.4B budget assured

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental is targeting to complete the deliberations of the proposed P4.4 billion budget of the province for 2021, before the end of this month.           This was after the SP Committee on Finance, chaired by

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PVO eyes starting swine repopulation next year

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN As the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) and other hog diseases in Negros Occidental was declared contained in the absence of hog deaths over the past several weeks, the Provincial Veterinary Office is now eyeing

Lacson hoping for pause in sugar importation

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Amid low prices of sugar, Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson yesterday said he is hoping for a temporary stop in the importation of sugar. Small sugar farmers have been complaining of low prices of sugar,

191 neophyte soldiers up for deployment in Visayas

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A total of 191 neophyte Army soldiers are up for deployment to infantry units of the 3rd Infantry Division in Western and Central Visayas, following the completion of four months basic military training on September 26

P11.M in shabu, guns seized in Bacolod, Iloilo

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Simultaneous anti-drug operations by the police in Western Visayas on September 30, in Bacolod City and Estancia in Iloilo, have yielded 1.6 kilos of suspected shabu, dried marijuana leaves, and two firearms. Drug Enforcement Team operatives

Nurturing and empowering

Amuma, the theme of the 37th Negros Trade Fair’s theme is apt for what NTF organizers have been doing for individuals who are in the spectrum for two years now. Amuma is a Hiligaynon word which means “to nurture”, “to

GCash supports COMELEC’s Kontra-Bigay

GCash expressed its full support for the Commission on Elections’ (COMELEC) Resolution No. 10946, also known as “Kontra-Bigay”, ahead of the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. According to a press release, officials from the fintech company attended the campaign’s