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Bacolod launches urban greening program

Mayor Evelio Leonardia led city officials and stakeholders in launching the Bacolod City Urban Greening Program at rites at the Government Center yesterday.


Mayor Evelio Leonardia gives his message during the launching of the Bacolod City Urban Greening Program at the Government Center yesterday as Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, Councilors Cindy Rojas and Noli Villarosa listen.*

‘Lovers, couples must be wary of Valentine’s Day crimes’

The Philippine National Police (PNP) advised lovers and couples to be wary of criminals who are out to take advantage of Valentine’s Day to carry out their unscrupulous activities.

“Notorious individuals and crime groups will take advantage through some modus operandi such as Credit Card Scam (Baraha Gang), Bukas Kotse Modus, Ipit-Taxi Modus, Laslas Bag/Pocket Gang, Pitas Tactics, and Salisi Modus,” PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. John Bulalacao said yesterday.

Kali-kalihan Festival opens today at Don Salvador Benedicto

All roads lead to the “mini-Baguio” municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto this week as the progressive town opens today its February 5 to 9, 2018 celebrations of its 28th Kali-kalihan Harvest Festival and its 35th Founding Anniversary.


DSB KALI-KALIHAN FEST OPENS. Don Salvador Benedicto Mayor Mac-Mac Dela Cruz (left) and brother, Vice Mayor JR (right), are inviting Negrenses and those from other places to come and witness the 5-day 28th Kali-Kalihan Festival & DSB’s 35th Founding Anniversary celebrations that start today Jan. 5* (Arman Toga photo)

12th Organic Farmers’ Festival Opens Tomorrow

The 12th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival (NIOFF) will open tomorrow, November 22 at the Provincial Capitol Grounds.

This year’s four-day celebration is hosted once again by the Province of Negros Occidental with the theme, “Go Organic for Health and Prosperity”.

The event will highlight various exhibits of organic products and by-products, as well as showcase sustainable innovations and technologies practiced by different farmer-producers and advocates.