sitemap Welcome to the VISAYAN DAILY STAR Website
  logo
Marketplace
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines Thursday, January 22, 2009
Negros Oriental
Star Business
Opinion
Sports
Police Beat
Star Life
People & Events
Now Online!!!

the online edition

Google
Web www.visayandailystar.com
Dragons

Andy Alvarez photo

BACOLAODIAT. These are among the four giant dragons created by Bacolod artists to be placed in strategic areas in the city for the 4th BacoLaodiat Festival that starts tomorrow.*

Top Stories

buttonRPA dev’t projects to get P100 million
buttonStudy on flyover proposal sought
buttonFestival security up
buttonHusband kills wife
buttonDead season action plan drawn up
button71 soldiers recognized
buttonElectrification application refused: CLO
buttonNew NOHS principal bats for academic excellence
button‘RPA-NPA merger not true’

buttonEscudero in local IBP event
buttonEnvironment lawyer to give talk in Bacolod

Negros Oriental

buttonBig-time ‘illegal recruiter’ apprehended in Bayawan
buttonCity offers to host PNP trainings
buttonMalacañang effects Cabinet revamp
buttonMedical association holds NegOr mission
buttonKorean withdraws Tamlang  investment

Star Business

buttonARB coops in Talisay receive fertilizer aid
buttonGlobal crisis to reduce investments in mining
button8 more ‘bagsakan’ centers to open in WV
buttonOFW remittances seen to rise further in ’09

Sports
buttonNietes breezes to semifinals
buttonTipon in easy win, too
buttonOne town, one sports for Negros LGUs
buttonTalk ‘N’ Text edges closer to finals

RPA dev’t projects to get P100 million
FOR 36 BRGYS IN WV

BY NESTOR P. BURGOS JR.

ILOILO CITY – The government will release around P100 million to villages in Western Visayas identified by the breakaway rebel group Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade for development projects.

The funds coming from the Department of Defense will fund projects in 36 villages on Panay Island and Negros Occidental, Presidential Adviser for Western Visayas Raul Banias said in a telephone interview on Wednesday.

Banias said the funds under the 2008 budget is part of the government's commitment to the RPA-ABB in its peace pact with the breakaway rebel group.moremoremore

Study on flyover
proposal sought
AT BURGOS-LACSON
BY PATRICK PANGILINAN

A resolution requesting Mayor Evelio Leonardia to commission the Department of Architecture and Fine Arts of La Consolacion College, to make further studies on the construction of the flyover at the Burgos-Lacson street junction, in Bacolod City was proposed Bacolod Councilor Catalino Alisbo yesterday.

The resolution also requested the group to submit its recommendation to the city for evaluation.

It said the Department of Public Works and Highways, through the program of the national government, will construct the proposed flyover project. moremoremore

Festival security up
BY PATRICK PANGILINAN

The Bacolod police yesterday said that security measures are already in place for the celebration of the 4th BacaLaodiat Festival in the city that will start tomorrow.

Senior Supt. Ronilo Quebrar, Bacolod City Police Office director, said police stations 1, 2, and 4 will be the main precincts tasked with securing the festival sites that include the Capitol Lagoon at Lacson Street and the Capitol Shopping Center.

Members of the Regional Mobile Group will beef up the city’s police to guard the festivities, Quebrar said. Rerouting schemes have also been set to guide motorists who will drive along the BacaLaodiat sites, he added.moremoremore

Opinion | Negros Oriental | Business | Sports
Star Life | People & Events| Archives | Advertise!
Email: visayandailystar@yahoo.com
WebMaster: Mr. Cedric B. Florentino