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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P500M in infra projects for 25 insurgency-cleared barangays

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The P500 million worth of infrastructure projects for 25 insurgency-cleared barangays of seven local government units in Negros Occidental has already been downloaded and ready for disposal, Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday. Each of the

82IB back in Visayas

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN After almost four years of assignment in Lanao del Sur, Mindanao, the 82nd Infantry Battalion of the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division is back in the Visayas. The 82IB, that was deployed to Mindanao to help in

‘Get supply from ASF free areas’

Online sellers are encouraged to procure pork and pork products from areas free of African swine fever. Dr. Jonic Natividad, chief of the Regulatory Division of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit Western Visayas, said yesterday that they have

And they call them ‘Games’!

As I write this, the report on TV is announcing that the United States and its European allies are staging war games amid Russian tensions!  Oh dear Lord! All we need now with this COVID pandemic still raging is a

May 13 a regular holiday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared May 13 a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr, or the Feast of Ramadan. Proclamation No. 1142, signed by Duterte yesterday, declares May 13 as a regular holiday to “bring the

As in a race

There are some verses in St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians that, I believe, are worth giving more serious attention. They talk to us about the need for self-discipline, the serious and consistent pursuit of a goal—things that we