In-depth probe; PWN asks Ceneco to probe power outages, ‘illicit activities’ 

Posted by watchmen
April 17, 2024
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Local group Power Watch Negros (PWN) is requesting Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) acting general manager Atty. Arnel Lapore to conduct a comprehensive investigation into recent power interruptions in Bacolod City. PWN secretary-general Wennie Sancho, in a statement yesterday, said they raised suspicions about “possible internal forces” attempting to sabotage Ceneco’s operation. Sancho said they are asking Lapore …

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Mary Magdalene, Easter and ‘Noli Me Tangere’

Posted by watchmen
April 17, 2024

  By Dennis Gorecho Easter is closely related to Jose Rizal’s novel “Noli Me Tangere.” The title is lifted from a biblical line on resurrection in the New Testament’s Gospel of St. John (20:17). In English, it is usually translated as “touch me not” as Jesus’ response to Mary Magdalene right after he confronts her just outside his tomb after his resurrection. Mary …

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Senator calls for increased raw sugar prices

Posted by watchmen
April 17, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  By JEN BAYLON Senator Imee Marcos has urged the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to set the price of raw sugar at P3,000 per 50-kilogram bag. Marcos, during the opening of the 28th Panaad sa Negros Festival in Bacolod City on Monday, April 15, said sugar prices in the market are not going down. She …

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Panaad Festival ‘achievement’ of Negrenses —Senator Imee

Posted by watchmen
April 17, 2024
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  Senator Imee Marcos called the Panaad sa Negros Festival an “achievement” of the Negrenses as she highlighted the “visible and tangible developments” in Negros Occidental and highly-urbanized Bacolod City in recent years. “Today’s theme, as expressed by our good governor [Eugenio Jose Lacson], is ‘living the promise’ of better and brighter days for the …

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DepEd: No color prescribed for alternate uniforms of teachers, staff

Posted by watchmen
April 17, 2024
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The Department of Education (DepEd) said yesterday no particular color is prescribed for the alternate uniforms of teachers and non-teaching staff in all public schools nationwide. The agency’s response came following remarks that the new alternate uniforms resemble “campaign colors” during the 2022 polls. “Wala pong prescribed colors ng DepEd collared shirt. Any existing DepEd …

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Close to P80-M projects to boost water supply in Iloilo City

Posted by watchmen
April 17, 2024
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  Water supply is expected to get a boost from P80 million worth of pipelaying projects covering 5,418 linear meters in Iloilo City. Metro Pacific Iloilo Water (MPIW) broke the ground for its three such projects and also inaugurated two completed projects yesterday. The projects aimed to improve water availability in its service areas, reach …

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