100K more OFWs to get aid

Another 100,000 displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) will benefit from the cash assistance program of the government, which was infused with additional funds worth P1 billion, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said Saturday.


P157M loan for sari-sari store owners

A micro-financing program, worth P157 million, was initiated by Coca-Cola Philippines to help community-based businesses, like sari-sari stores and carinderia, to restart their operations after being affected by the coronavirus disease pandemic and the community quarantine.


Biz group to upskill 1M Pinoys

The Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP) is launching a five-year program that targets to expand the skills of one million Filipinos.

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DA satellite office closed for disinfection

The satellite office of the Department of Agriculture Western Visayas in Bacolod City is temporarily closed for one week for cleaning and disinfection, its regional director, Remelyn Recoter, said yesterday.

P30M radar station to rise

The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the P30-million building and tower of the Bacolod Radar Station at the Bacolod Real Estate and Development Corp. port was led by Philippine Coast Guard-Southern Visayas, Bacolod City and Negros Occidental officials yesterday.

Open, tolerant, patient

It’s painful to learn that even now, despite the progress we have in the area of culture, knowledge and technology, we still can witness massive cases of primitive misunderstanding and barbaric brutality in some parts of the world.