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Soldiers of the 47th IB help evacuate Sipalay residents after the 6.2-magnitude quake Tuesday.*

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SM files raps vs. guv,
seeks TRO on bidding

SM Prime Holdings Inc. yesterday filed a civil case for certiorari with application for a temporary restraining order and or preliminary injunction against members of the Negros Occidental provincial government Committee on Awards and Disposal of Real Properties that is set to deliberate on negotiated bids for the purchase and lease of 7.7 hectares of prime property in Bacolod City.

Named as respondents in the case pending before Branch 50 of the Bacolod Regional Trial Court are Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. in his official capacity as governor and chairman of the committee, and its members Board Member Patrick Lacson, Mary Ann Manayon-Lamis, Nelda Generoso, Lucille Chaves-Pines, Merlita Caelian, Enrique Pinongan and Ernie Mapa.moremoremore

P211.8M set for release
as labor’s share


The Department of Labor and Employment in Region VI is set to release the 3 percent labor share of all planters’ associations of Biscom mill district amounting to P211, 895, 688.31 on July 20, Crispin Dannug, officer-in-charge regional director, said yesterday.

At the meeting with the Biscom planters at the A.Chan Building in Bacolod City yesterday, Dannug and the group agreed to distribute 60 percent of the amount to the planters in three months after the release of the fund.

The remaining 40 percent will be dispersed within nine months until the next milling season, he added.moremoremore

NEA -- Don’t let two sit
on Ceneco board


The National Electrification Administration has directed the Board of Directors of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative not to allow either Jacinto Torres or Raul Alvarez Jr. to sit on the Board until it has acted on the petition/complaint filed by Alvarez against CENECO et al.

Alvarez filed a petition last month before NEA for the declaration of nullity of the election of District VI, Bago City, Negros Occidental, against CENECO and Board directors Luis Cuenca, Roberto Montelibano, Michael Maravilla, and its former president Edward Gasambelo.

He informed NEA that there was no prior notice and announcement of the election in the manner and for the number of days required by the rules.moremoremore

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