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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Rural Update

RURAL UPDATE

BY JOHNNY NOVERAWelcome home to Region 6… STARTING this month, all of us in Panay and Guimaras should happily welcome back to Region 6 the city of Bacolod and the province of...

RURAL UPDATE

BY JOHNNY NOVERANew island region: Back to square one? WE HAVE learned that the new Negros Island Region (NIR) failed to have a separate budget...

RURAL UPDATE

BY JOHNNY NOVERAA permanent solution to ‘endo’ ONE election promise of the Duterte administration is to end the so-called “endo” scheme or labor contractualization, a...

RURAL UPDATE

BY JOHNNY NOVERATHERE was a news report a few days ago that the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chaired by Sen. Richard Gordon is calling...

RURAL UPDATE: Business dispersal to provinces

BY JOHNNY NOVERALAST week we wrote about the idea for Iloilo to send a mission to Metro Manila and invite corporate groups there to...

RURAL UPDATE: Seize the moment

BY JOHNNY NOVERALAST week, we asked in our column, “Is Iloilo ready for Asean?”We hope that the different business organizations in our city will...

RURAL UPDATE: Is Iloilo prepared for ASEAN?

BY JOHNNY NOVERAON July 29, 2014, we wrote of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit ministerial meetings to be held in Iloilo City in...

RURAL UPDATE: Keep low budget; attract new business or expansion

BY JOHNNY NOVERAIT appears that even the business sector that originally opposed the increase in real estate taxes (RET) by the Iloilo City Hall...

RURAL UPDATE: The provincial evacuation center

BY JOHNNY NOVERAWE read of the groundbreaking ceremony held recently in Barangay Tagbac Sur in Oton, Iloilo for the proposed site of a provincial evacuation center with a P10-million budget from the...

RURAL UPDATE: Budgeting and control

BY JOHNNY NOVERAAS early as the middle of last month, we heard of the plan of Iloilo City to increase the rate of real property tax (RPT).In our column of July...

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