Capitol salary increase by July

BACOLOD City – A windfall awaits more than 2,800 employees of the Negros Occidental provincial government as they will receive the second tranche of their salary increase in July 2017. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan during their regular session on June 7 allotted P70 million for the increase. The funds will be drawn from the savings in […]

Bacolod City allots P8.6M for Palarong NIR

A TOTAL of P8,689,000 will be allotted to Bacolod student-athletes when they join the 2017 Palarong Negros Island Region (NIR) in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Feb. 24 to Mar. 1. The budget, which was approved by the Bacolod City Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP), will be used for the uniforms, transportation, accommodations, equipment, and allowances of […]

NIR agencies say they exceeded targets

BACOLOD City – Amid talks of its abrogation and limited funding, national government agencies in the Negros Island Region (NIR) said they have exceeded their performance targets. During the special Negros Island Regional Development Council meeting in Talisay City on Feb. 9, 2017, Negros Occidental Provincial Planning and Development Officer Ma. Lina Sanogal said regional […]