MERGE BEST IN PHL. Dr. Julius Drilon (left), medical center chief of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital, explains to Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. and other guests the state-of-the-art technology in the six-storey West Tower Building of the hospital in Bacolod City in this file photo* (Richard Malihan photo)


IN PHILIPPINES
CLMMRH named Most
Outstanding Hospital
BY SHIELA G. GELERA

The Philippine Hospital Association awarded the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City as the 2018 most outstanding hospital-level 3, government category.

“This award lends more meaning to the organization and the awardees, it being an inaugural endeavor which shall serve as an inspiration for the rest of the more than 2,000-member hospitals of the PHA,” the letter addressed to CLMMRH medical center chief, Dr. Julius Drilon, said.

After thorough assessment and deliberation of the PHA-Awards Committee, the CLMMRH will receive the award at Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel, at 3 p.m. today. moremoremore


DOJ assures thorough
probe of Sagay killing

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday assured that the DOJ will embark on a thorough case build-up in its investigation on the killing of nine sugar farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental on October 20.

“All we need to do is complete the investigation. We do not have any pre-conceived notions as to who has done it,” Guevarra said.

He was reacting to a statement by the National Federation of Sugar Workers, claiming the DOJ was using the incident to conduct a witch hunt against communists. moremoremore

 

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‘Bacolod should have enough
water with real estate boom’
BY MARK L. GARCIA

Bacolod should have enough supply of water to keep up with the real estate boom in the city and attract more investments, the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry said as it seeks an update from the Bacolod City Water District on the status of the bulk water project.

MBCCI Chief Executive Officer Frank Carbon said yesterday that with the expected increase in demand of water supply because of the real-estate boom, Baciwa should be transparent in its initiatives to upgrade and expand water supply to reach more households and commercial establishments.

Carbon said they laud the bulk water project since Bacolod has no major water source and this will help meet the high water demand.