PrimeWater takes control of Bacolod water operation

The Villar Group’s PrimeWater Infrastructure Inc. will invest a total of P1.6 billion to improve the water supply system in Bacolod City during the first five years of its 25-year joint venture agreement with the Bacolod City Water District.          

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Megaworld malls, office developments now 100% carbon neutral

Property developer Megaworld notches its biggest sustainability milestone to date, as it officially achieved carbon neutrality for all its company-owned office and mall developments across the country. The achievement covers 52 developments, all of which are 100 percent operational, Megaworld-owned

DA to push cloud seeding – guv

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Department of Agriculture (DA) will push through with cloud seeding operations, as the rains being experienced in Western Visayas “is not very constant yet,” according to Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson. Lacson said he

Hunger by El Niño

“There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.” – Mahatma Gandhi The continuing El Niño is one of the strongest heat phenomena on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Its devastation has significantly

Rotarians lead coastal cleanup drive

International Coastal Clean-up Day might be a few months away, but a group of Rotarians and other volunteers decided now was a good time to clean up a particularly polluted seafront area of Bacolod City. Members of the Rotary Clubs

Ayala eyes province for 100 MW solar farm

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Ayala Group of Companies is looking for areas in Negros Occidental for a planned 100MW solar power farm, Governor Eugenio Lacson revealed yesterday. The plan to put up a solar farm in Negros Occidental was

Another NPA rebel killed in Calatrava clash

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Another suspected member of the New People’s Army died in another encounter with Army soldiers and police troopers on May 22 in Sitio Manaysay, Barangay Cambayobo, Calatrava, Negros Occidental. Lt. Col. J Jay Javines, 3rd Infantry