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Bacolod City, PhilippinesMonday, January 21, 2013
Solons urged to prioritize
bills for increased pension

Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Neri Colmenares yesterday urged both Houses of Congress in a press release to consider the bill increasing the monthly pension of all SSS pensioners by a maximum of P2,000.00 as one of the priority bills when session resumes today.

The House of Representatives passed on Second Reading last December 15, House Bill 4365 which increased SSS pension by a maximum of two thousand pesos per month. If the Senate will also approve its pending bills increasing SSS pension, then the bills can immediately be signed into law and the increase could take place this year, Colmenares said.

1,000 job openings
eyed for Talisay fair

Talisay City will conduct the 1st Doc Eric Obra para sa Masa Job Fair for 2013 Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the city’s Public Plaza.

This event is in partnership with The District North Point, a new commercial center that will crown the North Point development of Ayala Land in Talisay, a press release from the city said.

This will be the first among the series of Job Fairs that the City holds every year. The first day will be exclusive only to residents of Talisay.

Emperador acquires
Bodega San Bruno

Emperador Distillers Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alliance Global Group Inc., recently acquired Bodega San Bruno S.A., one of the biggest brandy companies based in Jerez, Spain, a press release from EDI said.

"This acquisition will further strengthen our position as the world's No. 1 brandy company by volume and help boost our competitiveness as a global brandy producer," Winston Co, president of Emperador Distillers Inc., said.

Emperador has entered into an agreement with Gonzalez Byass S.A. for the acquisition of San Bruno.

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