ONE hundred fifty families face demolition of their homes after the court has ordered Wednesday the demolition of their houses that encroached on private property.
Lawyer Cesar Beloria, head of the Bacolod City Legal Enforcement team, said the concerned families are from Purok Kasanag, Mandalagan and Purok Makawiwili, Banago who have lived in those areas from five years to 20 years.
BACOLOD City Permits and Licensing Division head Vicente Petierre III said they have informed last week the owners of water refilling stations in the city, especially those digging wells, that they will be given three to four months to process their permits with the National Water Resources Board (NWRB).
If they fail to comply, we will be forced to recommend the closure of their businesses, said Petierre who added that this is not a warning but only a reminder of their obligation as clients of the city.
BACOLOD City Councilor Carl Lopez will meet the officers of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chamber of Real Estate and Builders' Association–Negros Occidental Chapter Inc., Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and home owners associations on Thursday to discuss his proposed ordinance that will beautify the city's public plaza.
MBCCI president Frank Carbon said they need to hear the presentation of Lopez to really know the facts of his proposed ordinance.
EIGHTY-TWO firecracker and pyrotechnic vendors will soon open shop beside the Bacolod City Government center.
They will sell all kinds of firecracker and pyrotechnics that will add meaning to the celebration of the Yuletide season and the New Year revelry.
THE City Legal Composite Enforcement Team will lead today, Wednesday, the dismantling of structures that sell ukay-ukay or used clothing at the Bacolod Public Plaza.
Acting secretary to the Mayor Moises de la Cruz requested the City Legal Office to demolish the stalls selling ukay-ukay at the Bacolod Public Plaza after the awardees failed to voluntarily demolish their structures last week.
CHRISTMAS is synonymous to gifts and presents. Others are happy receiving material gifts but there are those who value life more than the material blessings.
BACOLOD City Mayor Evelio Leonardia believes that Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquaio, the pound for pound boxing king, is still the hero and idol of the Filipinos despite the knockout.
Pacquaio savored defeat in his rematch with Mexican boxing legend Juan Manuel Marquez last Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in Las Vegas.
THE City Government of Bacolod has given the 62 ukay-ukay vendors occupying the Gatuslao portion of the public plaza until tomorrow, Wednesday, to dismantle their stalls.
The 62 vendors have permits from the city. However, there was a violation in the execution of the agreement, as the vendors were only allowed to sell Christmas-related products but they ended up selling surplus clothing.
IT’S time for boxing hero Manny Pacquiao to retire.
This is the common suggestion of the local officials in the province and the city after Pacquiao suffered a shocking 6th round knockout at the hands of his nemesis Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez during their fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday.
ELEVEN newly-wed couples won the Longest Kiss contest after the wedding ceremony administered by Murcia Mayor Andrew Montelibano.
They were part of the 184 couples who exchanged their sweet "I dos" in a mass wedding held at Murcia Sports and Cultural Center as part of the town's fiesta last Saturday.