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Classrooms for Senior High Delayed

The delay in the construction of some classrooms intended for senior high school in Negros Occidental is delayed.

Geronimo Ermio, engineer III of the Department of Education (DepEd) Negros Occidental’s Division cited the downloading of budget and unfit construction sites as the reasons in the delay in the construction of many classrooms in time for the opening of classes in June 13.

Ermio said the soil-bearing capacity of some sites does not correspond to the DepEd school buildings’ disaster-resilient design.

Bacolod Solon Approves Duterte’s Shoot to Kill Order

“There is no need for president elect Rodrigo Duterte for another legislation to implement the shoot to kill order, because it is already a law that if ever a criminal violently resists the arrest of the arresting officer, shoot to kill is necessary.”

Thus said Bacoleño Congressman Neri Colmenares of the Bayan Partylist over the radio interview, Wednesday May 18.

He also said, “this law is already existing, and Duterte will just implement it as part of his program to address criminality in the country.”

Himamaylan LGU Thanks DAR for Water Sanitation Project

The local government of Himamaylan City thanked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Negros Occidental 2 after one of its barangays was chosen to be a beneficiary of the Community-Managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH) Project.


(sitting from left) Himamaylan City Councilor Larry Badajos, Parpo II Lucrecia S. Taberna, (standing from left) TARC Chairman Hortencia Romay & DAR-NIR ARD Dr. Tony Del Socorro during the MOA signing.*

PESO-Negros Occ. to Hold Job Fair

A two-day job fair organized by the Provincial Public Employment Service Office (PESO) is slated May 19-20, 2016, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Atrium Area of Gaisano City Mall in Bacolod City.

A total of 16 local companies, 14 POEA-licensed agencies, and 10 call center companies will join the fair dubbed as Trabaho Patrol 2016.