Chona Carreon of the BCPO-Supply Section, Chief Insp. Jairus Anthony Dogelio, BCPO director Col. Henry Biñas, PRO-6 deputy regional director Col. Harold Tuzon, and Lt. Cols. Victorino Romanillos Jr., Levy Pangue, Luisito Acebuche and Adonis Rosales (l-r) at the ceremonial disposal of worn-out police uniforms in Bacolod City yesterday* (Shiela G. Gelera photo)
PNP on full alert for Undas
PDEA holds drug tests at terminals
BY SHIELA G. GELERA
The police force in Western Visayas, including Negros Occidental and Bacolod City, has been placed on full alert status for the Undas 2019.
“Undas” is the Tagalog word for All Souls’ Day, that is “Fiesta Minatay” in Ilonggo.
DPWH, NEDA SAYS
WV bridges not shelved
BY CARLA P. GOMEZ
The Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) island bridges project is on track, it has not been shelved, Lea Delfinado, Department of Public Works and Highways regional director 6, assured yesterday.
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia did not include the PGN island bridges project among those shelved for being unfeasible, Ro - Ann Bacan, National Economic Development and Authority 6 regional director, also assured.The projects shelved were the 18.2-kilometer Luzon (Sorsogon)-Samar bridge, 23-kilometer Leyte-Surigao bridge, and the 24.5-kilometer Cebu-Bohol bridge, Pernia announced last week.
NAPC, Hinobaan partner
for poverty reduction
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
HINOBAAN – The National Anti-Poverty Commission has partnered with this local government unit on its poverty reduction campaign.
NAPC Secretary Noel Felongco signed a memorandum of understanding on the agency’s Sambayanihan Serbisyong Sambayanan program with Hinobaan Mayor Ernesto Estrao yesterday at the covered court here.Felongco said the program “aims to spur the inclusive participation of the stakeholders at the barangay level.”