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Bacolod City, Philippines Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Biz leader bats for strict health
protocols in markets, terminals

Local business leader Frank Carbon is urging the city government and establishment owners to implement strict health protocols to curb the local transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019.

“Our measures and cure should be evidence and data-based as to where and how community transmissions are happening,” Carbon, chief executive officer of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said.

He added, “This way, our measures will be on target, sustainable and will have long term and permanent effects.”

Sugar workers to get
P185 million from DOLE 6

The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office in Western Visayas will release P185,183,505 to the planters’ associations under the Binalbagan-Isabela Milling Company Milling District.

DOLE 6 regional director, Cyril Ticao, said the amount is for the 3-percent cash bonus workers’ share as provided under Republic Act No. 809, or An Act to Regulate the Relations among Persons Engaged in the Sugar Industry.

The five recipients are the Binalbagan-Isabela Planters’ Association, Independent Planters of Biscom, Planters Association of Southern Negros Inc., Negros Consolidated Farmers Association, and the United Farmers Association of Negros South Inc., he said.


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