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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NegOr History and Heritage Society meeting

Negros Oriental History and Heritage Society held its fourth meet on May 15, at Café Mamia in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. Discussed during the meeting were the May 18 International Museum Day, May 27 National Flag Week, May 28 Heritage Clean-Up

83 percent voter turnout in Negros Occidental

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Commission on Elections announced yesterday that the voter turnout for the May 9 elections in Negros Occidental, excluding the highly urbanized city of Bacolod, was at 83 percent. Of the 1.6 million voters in Negros

Debt levels in advanced economies alarming

Global debts exceeded the USD300 trillion threshold as of the end of the first quarter of this year with loosening monetary policies to support the economies, while the dollar index increased by 8 percent. The record level incentives provided by

BIR inspects firms incentivized with back-to-office work

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has created a task force to ensure that registered business enterprises (RBEs) in the information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) sector currently enjoying tax incentives are complying with the requirement under the law for them

10 farm workers hit by lightning

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Ten farm workers were reported to have been hit by a lightning strike at Hacienda Concordia in Brgy. Ma-ao, Bago City, Negros Occidental. Witnesses said that the victims were taking shelter after loading sugarcanes onto a