FESTIVAL. The Kali-kalihan harvest festival participants in Salvador Benedicto town in Negros Occidental, yesterday.* ( Andy Alvarez photo )
Quarry operator to
face 3,049 falsification raps
BY CARLA GOMEZ
The Negros Occidental provincial government is filing 3,049 counts of falsification of public documents charges against a quarry permit holder, Provincial Legal Officer Jose Ma. Valencia said yesterday.
Valencia said the charges will be filed against permitee Melvin Ibañez, who allegedly used 3,049 fake Permits to Transport (PTTs) sand and gravel in Barangay Orong, Kabankalan City.
Bing urges Fil-Canadian visitors: Invest in Bacolod
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
Mayor Evelio Leonardia encouraged Sunday the 250 visiting Filipino-Canadians and their 20 organizers to consider Bacolod should they decide to invest in the Philippines someday.
“We know that after having stayed in Canada for some time, many of you, if not all, may want to invest someday, and you may have friends who might come to the Philippines to invest someday,” Leonardia said.
PVO reports 47% increase
in animals sold at auction
The Provincial Veterinary Office reported a 47 percent increase in the animals registered and sold at auction markets in Negros Occidental in 2017.
The PVO yearend report showed that, there were 200,352 animals sold in the auction market last year, which is 64,8549 higher than the 135,503 sold in 2016.