Ayala Malls Capitol Central in Bacolod City opens tomorrow morning* (Andy Alvarez photo)
Negros Occ. named WV
best performing province
3 CITIES, 1 TOWN EXCELL WINNERS, TOO
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
Negros Occidental was named the Best Performing Province in Western Visayas in the 2018 Search for Excellence in Local Governance Awards at rites held at the Diversion 21 Hotel in Iloilo City yesterday.
The award, given by the Department of Interior and Local Government, was received by Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. together with the Capitol department and office heads.
P5.2B Ayala mall opens tomorrow
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
The P5.2 billion Ayala Malls Capitol Central in Bacolod City that is expected to create more than 6,000 new jobs is set for its grand launch and opening tomorrow morning.
Ayala Malls Capitol Central, located at Gatuslao Street behind the Negros Occidental provincial Capitol, aims to further foster economic expansion in the Metro Bacolod area, Jennylle Tupaz, Ayala Malls Group head, said yesterday.“It will be a thriving center for convergence in terms of commerce, business, and leisure,” Tupaz said.
PVO inspectors deployed
to NegOcc ports
BY MARK L. GARCIA
As the Christmas celebration begins, the Provincial Veterinary Office deployed its inspectors to different ports in Negros Occidental to augment inspection of incoming and outgoing livestock and poultry animals, products and byproducts as they project an increase of its domestic movement this month.
PVO records, from January to November, showed that 106,819 veterinary health certificates per shipment were issued province-wide, with the veterinary fees collection amounting to P6,410,777.31.This goes to show that, during this time of the year, domestic movement of animals and animal byproducts is expected to increase, especially for the month of December, Provincial Veterinarian, Dr. Renante Decena, said yesterday.