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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Francisco-Taño nuptials

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Dexter Francisco and April Taño exchanged marriage vows at rites officiated by Rev. Salvador Parpa, Jr. in Bacolod City on September 11. Dexter is the son of Danilo and Felicidad Francisco of Bicol, while April is

Kabankalan officials back Lacson-Ferrer tandem

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The tandem of Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson and Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer also got the full support of all the Kabankalan City officials, Mayor Pedro Zayco disclosed. Lacson is affiliated with Love Negros, while Ferrer is

Tool kits distributed

The Office of Rep. Genaro “Lim-ao” Alvarez represented by former Rep. Mercedes “Chedeng” Alvarez through the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority distributed starter toolkits to a total of 106 TESDA graduates of Sipalay City. Thirty-one carpentry tools were given

NGCP cancels NegOr brownout amid vaccine rollout

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines has cancelled the scheduled power interruption Sunday in some parts of Negros Oriental to give way to Gov. Roel Degamo’s request for proper storage of coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines. Michelle Visera, NGCP corporate

Negros Army 98% fully vaccinated

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade reported yesterday that 98 percent of its personnel assigned in Negros Occidental have been vaccinated. Brig. Gen. Inocencio Pasaporte, 303rd IB commander, said that 99 percent of 303IB personnel stationed at

BSP issues OPS standards

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has issued the governance policy for Operators of Payment System as part of the phased-in implementation of Republic Act No. 11127 or the National Payment Systems Act. According to the press release, the issuance further