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Councilor, lawyer, militants tagged as rebels in poster
A POSTER that bears faces of suspected communist rebels in Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental, features a councilor, a lawyer, and activists. The poster, which bears the faces of more than 60 personalities who were allegedly insurgents, was reportedly being put up ...
From 495 days ago
Sugar leaders blame SRA anew for drop in sugar prices
INDUSTRY leaders in Negros Occidental have again blamed the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) for the significant decrease in the prices of domestic sugar. In a statement Wednesday, January 30, the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines (SAP) said the SRA has allowed ...
From 520 days ago
‘Dangerous’ provisions in proposed cha-cha hit
FORMER Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares assailed the proposed change in the Constitution as he claimed there are provisions that would endanger the country’s democracy and economy. Colmenares, who talked about "Charter Change: For Better or for Worst?" in a ...
From 526 days ago
Pope appoints new bishop of Kabankalan
POPE Francis has appointed Monsignor Louie Galbines as the next bishop of the Diocese of Kabankalan in Negros Occidental. This was confirmed last night by Father Chris Gonzales, director of Social Action Center of the Diocese of Bacolod. Galbines replaced then ...
From 530 days ago
DOJ's list of 'terrorists' names 55 Negrenses
FIFTY-FIVE Negrenses are included in the Department of Justice (DOJ) list of alleged officers and members of communist groups. The list of over 600 individuals, which includes United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria “Vicky” Tauli-Corpuz, ...
From 533 days ago
Investors seen in proposed Capitol mixed-use devt project
NEGROS Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said the proposed joint venture for the renovation and expansion of the Provincial Administration Center (PAC) is seen to attract more business opportunities. “It’s possible that we will have a partner,” Lacson said, but ...
From 542 days ago
Owners of 11 illegal structures indicted for forest law violations
OWNERS of 11 illegal structures encroaching the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP) in Negros Occidental have been indicted for violation of forest laws. Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro) head Edgardo Rostata, in a press statement on February 27, said ...
From 543 days ago
'Basyang' crop losses hit P9.2 million
CROP losses due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Basyang in Negros Occidental reached P9.186 million. In the report released by the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) on February 27, losses from February 13 to 21 covered 964.94 hectares of ...
From 543 days ago
Comelec ‘90% ready’ for May polls
AMID rumors that the barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) or Youth Council elections will again be postponed, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Negros Occidental is already 90 percent prepared for the polls this coming May 14. Provincial Election ...
From 544 days ago
Groups hit Charter change; broad coalition eyed
NEGRENSES assailed the proposed change in the Constitution and media oppression during the 32nd anniversary of Edsa People Power Revolution over the weekend. As this developed, a broad coalition of various sectors is looming as the public denounced the proposed charter ...
From 545 days ago