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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‘Fabian’ enhances southwest monsoon

Typhoon Fabian continues to enhance the southwest monsoon, causing rains over parts of Luzon, the weather bureau said yesterday afternoon. Scattered to widespread monsoon rains continue to prevail over Ilocos Region, Abra, Benguet, Zambales, Bataan, Occidental Mindoro, and the northern

Probationary extension bill next best thing to ‘endo’

A House of Representatives panel has revived the bill proposing to extend probationary employment of workers from the current six months to 24 months amid calls to fast-track the passage of the Security of Tenure Act. The House Committee on

How to be part of God’s family

Christ spelled it out to us very clearly about how we can be part of the family of God. “Whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother.” (Mt 12,50) And the first one

Raps mulled vs. Baciwa

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Consumers’ group Water Watch Negros is mulling the filing of charges against the Bacolod City Water District for what it called the “multifarious gripes and complaints” from consumers. Water Watch said in a statement that

Be vigilant against communist terrorists, Neg Or brgys urged

The 302nd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army has called on barangays affected by terrorist threats to be vigilant and for local officials to be responsive in addressing the issue of communist terrorist groups (CTGs). Army brigade commander, Col. Leonardo

NegOcc not keen on more flights

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday the province is not interested in allowing more flights at the Bacolod-Silay Airport amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 Delta variant. “The airlines are requesting, but