Bacolod South road concreting underway

The Department of Public Works and Highways is currently undertaking the reconstruction of the 1.26-kilometer section of the Bacolod South Road in Barangay Talubangi, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.           The road concreting, costing about P50-million, will improve four lanes of

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Duterte raises MAV for pork imports to 254,210 metric tons

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order raising the minimum access volume (MAV) for pork imports amid shortage of supply caused by the spread of the African swine fever to over 12 regions in the country. Duterte signed EO

Photo of the Day

CASH AID. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia (right) led the distribution of cash assistance to fire victims in Barangay 12 yesterday, with Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, councilors Archie Baribar and Bart Orola, Barangay 12 Captain Ely Alcantara, DSSD head Pacita Tero, and other officials*

More financing options for MSMEs

Micro, small and medium enterprises continue gaining access to credit, partly through the establishment of credit surety funds, with about 15 additional CSFs expected to register until end-2021. In a virtual briefing, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Benjamin Diokno said

‘We are winning the peace’

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff, Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, attributed the “winning of peace” to the National Task Force–Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict. Sobejana said yesterday that NTF-ELCAC is a mechanism of convergence among

Conversations under a mango tree

Afternoons at home nowadays revolve on far ranging topics between my house guest Jing Ramos and me while swimming under the Indian Mango tree in my backyard. Being a media consultant in booming Cebu, Jing keeps me up to date

Job order casual nabbed for drugs

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III A job order casual of the Bacolod City government was arrested by operatives of Police Station 5 in a drug buy-bust operation in Brgy. 27, Bacolod City yesterday. Station 5 commander, P/Capt. John Christopher Magsangkay,