About 200 members of Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap-Negros joined the nationally-coordinated rally of the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas yesterday calling on all government officials and heads of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the province not to approve offshore mining in Northern Negros.
The group is opposing the proposed offshore magnetite sand mining of Massart Mineral Resources, Inc. that covers 28,600 hectares of coastal areas from the towns of Pontevedra to Manapla, Ireneo Longinos, KADAMAY spokesperson said.
to start March 16
Bacolod Chapter president John Orola of SKAL International yesterday said the SKY Pasada program was launched yesterday in Bacolod City to bring in tourists from Boracay for leisure tours or sentimental journey, and pilgrimages guide.
SKY Pasada, the lone carrier that serviced Baguio City last year, will launch flights from Boracay to Bacolod on March 19, he said.
Orola, a former congressman of Bacolod and a Philippine attaché to Japan, said they hope to create new tour products for Negros Occidental and Bacolod City and introduce these places to travel agencies in the city and abroad. They will also meet with tour operators and tourist guides associations, he said.
USLS job fair slated
A job fair will be held on March 16 at the University of St. La Salle Job Placement Office at the St. La Salle Coliseum, a press release from USLS said.
Companies from different industries will accept applications from Lasallian alumni and graduates from other schools.
Job seekers must bring their resumes, 2x2 pictures, and other relevant documents, the press release said.