DoF okays P1.4B for infra projects for Negros Occ

BACOLOD CITY—The Department of Finance’s Municipal Development Fund Office approved P1.4 billion worth of infrastructure projects for different local government units in Negros Occidental. Board Member Salvador Escalante, committee on finance chair of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, said identified the projects include farm-to-market roads – P549 million, Sagay Port – P86 million, Kabankalan Airport runway – […]

Another Coke ban in the offing

BACOLOD City – Mayor Evelio Leonardia said on Dec 11, 2017, that he would talk with officials of the Sugar Alliance of the Philippines (SAP) and organizers for the Bacolaodiat festival after United Sugar Producers Federation of the Philippines (Unifed) president Manuel Lamata called for a ban on Coke products during the Chinese festival revelry […]

10M in 10 turns two

BACOLOD City – The 10 Million Trees in 10 Years for a Greener Negros Movement (10M in 10) will mark its 2nd anniversary today, Dec 12, 2017, at the MassKara Hall of the Bacolod City Government Center. Spearheaded by geothermal leader Energy Development Corp (EDC), 10M in 10 is the biggest forest restoration movement in […]