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Chinese top Boracay foreign visitors in 1st quarter of 2019

BORACAY ISLAND – Chinese topped the list of foreign tourists who visited the world-famous island for this year’s first quarter, according to the Department...

NegOcc OFWs learn entrepreneurship, biz planning

BACOLOD City – Around 318 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) learned entrepreneurship and business planning in the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) training in Negros...

DA chief approves transfer of NFA Negros provincial office

BACOLOD City – Department of Agriculture (DA) secretary Emmanuel Piñol has approved the transfer of National Food Authority’s (NFA) provincial office on Friday.The DA secretary...

Boracay task force gives ultimatum for demolition of erring establishments

BORACAY ISLAND – Boracay Inter-agency Rehabilitation Management Group (BIARMG) general manager Natividad Bernandino gives 15 days ultimatum for establishments violating coastal and road easements...

Solon eyes alternative to sugar liberalization

BACOLOD City – Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said the country’s economic managers should find an alternative to the proposed liberalization of sugar imports on...

P37-M regional evacuation center opens in Aklan

ILOILO City – Civil Defense Administrator Ricardo Jalad led the turning over ceremony of the P37 million regional evacuation center (REC) to the local government...

LGU’s in Antique to establish cultural properties registry

SAN JOSE, Antique – The Local government units (LGUs) were urged to constitute cultural property registry to preserve and promote Antique.The Provincial Board (PB) passed...

Negros farmers get P1-B in- crop insurance protection

BACOLOD City – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) have joined the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to provide a P1-billion in-crop insurance protection...

PRRD to provide fertilizer, phones to NegOcc ARBs

SAGAY City – President Rodrigo R. Duterte will provide fertilizers and mobile phones to 2,495 agrarian-reform beneficiaries (ARBs), who received land titles during his Friday’s...

NegOcc declared ‘coal-free’

BACOLOD City  –  Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. has issued an executive order (EO) declaring Negros Occidental as coal-free.The governor announced his move before an...

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