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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

SSS releases P115M in educational loans

The Social Security System disbursed over P115.53 million for educational loans from January to June 2021, that was 52.5 percent or P39.75 million higher than last year’s releases. Over 6,500 applications for tuition financing assistance were received by the pension

Ceneco saves P44M through CENPRI power reserve deal

The Central Negros Electric Cooperative saved P44 million in power costs for the months of May to middle of July this year by utilizing its contracted reserve power from the Central Negros Power Reliability Inc. instead of relying on the

Is Sara willing?

Will the Olympic Games go on to the finish? That is one of the supposedly million-dollar questions that nobody can answer right now. It has started, all right, thanks to the hardy spirit of some of its officials, but even

‘Certify anti-endo bill as urgent’

The Department of Labor and Employment said yesterday it has formally asked President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the proposed Security of Tenure and End of Endo Act, that seeks to end labor contractualization in the country. “I just

A rainbow lunch

For my last celebration of Pride 2021, I organized a rainbow-themed lunch and swim for my social bubble. The rainbow parade started with New Yorker Chita Reyes arriving first in a cool haltered tent dress with all the colors of