Gil Alfredo Severino

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CENECO Explains P11.1669/KWH Rate AGMA Set April 30; Referendum Moved to Late 2017

The weakened Philippine Peso against the US Dollar pushed up prices of coal and diesel fuel, resulting to higher generation costs equivalent to P1.26 as reflected in the latest residential monthly billing of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO).


ASEAN GUESTS. Mayor Evelio Leonardia (4th from right) receives a token from PCOO Usec. George Noel Puyat (3rd from right), who is also the chairman of the ASEAN 2017 SOMRI, during their courtesy visit at the Bacolod City Government Center yesterday, March 23. Accompanying Puyat are PCOO Assistant for Finance Kissinger Reyes (2nd from right), who is also the head of Philippine delegation to SOMRI; and Dino Apolonio (rightmost), general manager of PTV. Joining the mayor in receiving the guests are (from left) Councilors Bartolome Orola, Cindy Rojas, Em Ang, Caesar Distrito, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, and Congressman Greg Gasataya.*

‘It was a Simple Ministry to Bring Joy’

This was how Vice President for Academic Affairs Elsa C. Streegan reflected on her half a century “apostolado” as an educator during her last office day at Riverside College. She was preparing the office last December 20, 2017 to be vacated; she is retiring which is a move that creates a sense of vacuum to many but that simple teacher-like and motherly warmth she exuded in every bit of her stay at the College would surely remain a legacy.


Souvenir photo of some College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Members with VPAA Elsa Streegan (middle) and Dr. Ervie Gallespen (back, left). Faculty members from left to right are Gil Severino, Nenelyn de la Fuente, Streegan, An Rojales, Marilou Cortez, and Jo Garin (back).* (contributed photo)

‘Super Ma’am’: Some Ilonggo Prehistoric Reflection

The visit of the GMA Television’s newest fantasy action “Super Ma’am” cast last October 19, 2017 Bacolod Charter Day observance brought to fore the return of Marian Rivera back to work after dedicating herself to certain maternal hiatus.


The cast of a 2017 Philippine TV’s Drama Action Fantasy series broadcasted by GMA Network Enrico Cuenca, Ashley Ortega, Marian Rivera, and Matthias Rhoads. They were here in Bacolod City for a press interview and a mall show last October 19, 2017.* (Photo by James Toga)

CENECO Coop Building Soon to Rise

The 32-year old mega CENECO Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CEMPCO) initiated the groundbreaking ceremony on June 30, 2017 to commence the construction of a three-storey building along Mabini Street in Bacolod City.


CEMPCO. CENECO Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CEMPCO) Chairperson Malou Parroco delivers the welcome address prior to the ground breaking ceremony of the CEMPCO Building last June 30 in Bacolod.*