Food boosts Negros tourism – guv

BACOLOD City- Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., said the tourism industry in the province is growing by leaps and bounds because of its food. Marañon gave the assessment on Sep 18, 2018 during the Food Parade held at the social hall of the provincial capitol as part of the highlight of the 18th Negros Occidental Tourism […]

‘Calibrated, preemptive sugar importation’ pushed

BACOLOD City – Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) board member Atty. Dino Yulo said sugar industry leaders and Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol have agreed on a “calibrated and pre-emptive” sugar importation program. This after the sugar planters agreed to import 300,000 metric tons of sugar. Yulo, the planters’ representative to the SRA board, […]

Vice mayor asks BCPO to deploy cops during session

BACOLOD City – Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran has requested Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), director to permanently assign police officers at the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) hall during regular sessions to further prevent “boxing” incidents from happening inside the session hall. Familiaran said police officers will be posted at the hall […]

‘BOKSING SA KONSEHO’: Councilor apologizes, claims he was bullied

BACOLOD City – Bacolod City Councilor Claudio Jesus “Kalaw” Puentevella apologized to the public after he punched his fellow councilor Dindo Ramos inside the session hall on Sept 12, 2018. Puentevella issued the public apology on Sept 14 during a press conference held at their house in Villamonte village here. Puentevella punched Ramos’ face following […]