MANILA -- Major oil player Chevron Philippines (formerly Caltex) and independent oil firm, Total Philippines also enforced mixed price adjustments on petroleum products starting at 6 a.m. yesterday.
In a price advisories yesterday morning, Chevron announced price cuts of P0.40 per liter on premium and unleaded gasoline and P0.15 per liter on regular gasoline, while hiking prices of diesel by P0.25 per liter and kerosene by P0.40 per liter.
Total Philippines increased the price of its diesel by P0.25 per liter, reduced prices of premium gasoline by P0.40 per liter and regular gasoline by P0.15 per liter.
Nat'l dairy confab Feb. 7-9
The province of Negros Occidental will host the 16 th Dairy Congress and Expo on Feb. 7-9, at the New Bacolod Pavillon Resort Hotel and Restaurant, and about 400 participants from the dairy and livestock industries expected to attend the two-day event, a press released from the capitol said.
Gov. Alfredo Maranon, Jr. said the choice of the province as congress host is a recognition by the Dairy Confederation of the Philippines, headed byJuan P. Lozano, that the dairy and livestock sectors in Negros Occidental are alive and well.
“With the arrival of experts and industry leaders for the national event next month, Negros Occidental will be on the dairy and livestock map again. This is a rare opportunity for us to showcase our Negros First Livestock Development Program,” Maranon said.
5,652 overseas, local workers
deployed by Bacolod PESO
The Public Employment Service Office in Bacolod City has deployed 5,652 overseas and local workers through special recruitment activities and jobs fair conducted last year, a PESO monitoring and deployment report showed yesterday.
Moises de la Cruz, PESO manager, said 2,908 of the workers were deployed locally and 2,744 through recruitment agencies like Placewell International, Pisces International Manpower Services, MSL Star Human Resources Corporation, EastWest, Yes Human Resource, Lead Resources, New Era, Greenfields, Augustin International, Career Planners, FSL International, and Blazing Star.
De la Cruz said overseas companies hired skilled workers like electricians, plumbers, masons, technicians, merchandisers, cleaners, tile setters, heavy operators, drivers, service crews, domestic helpers, welders, nurses, engineers, waiters, carpenters, pipefitters, and cashiers.