Negros Occidental

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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Bacolod SP mulls increasing brgy health worker allowance

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City seeks to amend an ordinance that would increase the monthly allowance of barangay health workers to P7,000. An ordinance amending Section 1 of City Ordinance No. 956, Series of 2021

HoR extends aid to quake victims

The Offices of Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez and Tingog Partylist have facilitated the release of P20 million in assistance while 5,000 food packs are now being prepared as initial help in two congressional districts affected by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake

PBBM grants amnesty to ex-rebels

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Amnesty has been granted by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to former members of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa ng Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPMP-RPA-ABB). Under Proclamation 403, Marcos granted amnesty to the members of the

On anger management

That gospel episode about Christ getting angry at those who turned the temple into market place (cfr. Lk 19,45-48) reminds us that anger is indeed a human emotion that has its rightful place in our life. We just have to

Bacolod economy grows by 9.8%, NegOcc at 6.8%

The economy of Bacolod City posted a 9.8 percent growth in 2022, higher than the previous year’s growth of just 4.9 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority Negros Occidental reported. The PSA also showed that the Gross Domestic Product of the

Comelec to candidates: File SOCEs, or else

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Noting a low percentage in the filing of Statements of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) of winning and losing candidates in the recently concluded synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, Provincial Comelec supervisor Atty. Ian Lee Ananoria