One of the fast growing chain of stores in the country - the PUREGOLD Price Club, Inc. will now serve the people of Bacolod City and Province of Negros Occidental as it opens today its 192nd branch in its huge store at Sto. Nino Stop, Barangay Banago, Bacolod City.
This new hypermarket in the City of Smiles is a testament of PUREGOLD’s unwavering commitment to uphold consumer and retail excellence.
PUREGOLD Vice President for Operations Tonio delos Santos is grateful for branching out in the city and commits to provide Bacolodnons and Negrenses a new shopping experience, a one-stop-shopping convenience to its valued customers with a wide array of goods from groceries, apparel, household accessories and appliances at a very affordable price. Delos Santos also said that PUREGOLD is very customer oriented. "It is in our heart to provide the best hypermarket shopping experience to our loyal customers. We want to make our customers here smile sweeter as they shop with us" he said. PUREGOLD Price Club, Inc. has considered Bacolod City as their new home and sees their potential to grow
with the happy and resilient people of Bacolod and Negros Occidental. It is also re assuring to invest and do business in a city which is scientifically proven as business friendly and the most livable city in the country today. "As we aim to grow here, we also want our employees to grow with us. We are here to help them earn and become responsible, industrious, hardworking and dependable workers by providing them the necessary training in handling customer relation and appropriate service orientation,"delos Santos said. Puregold has successfully established a well-trusted and respected reputation in the Philippines as a provider of the best hypermarket shopping experience for every
As recorded by Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY) in Negros Occidental, Ireneo Longinos, acting chairman, KADAMAY-Bacolod reported that there were more than 3,000 households with cases of ejection since 2009 to the present. Another 300 households along the creeks of Barangays 2,4,8,9,10,12,14,17, 20, 35, Banago, Taculing, and Villamonte are subjects for demolition this year as ordered by the City Legal Office. This is to give way to the establishment of Bacolod Coastal Terminal Corporation and export processing business.
In a KADAMAY press release, Longinos also cited reports from the Bacolod Housing Authority (BHA) that more than 40,000 families were affected by demolition or threat of eviction during 2001 to 2010.
The management of GC & C Group of Companies has extended until August 2, 2012, or 30-day extension to allow the residents of Purok Makawiwili, Brgy. Banago, Bacolod City pass its property.
The extension period was granted upon request of Councilor Caesar Distrito, chairman, committee on laws, ordinances and good governance, acting on the request of the residents of the said area.
Distrito said the said passage is very important to the residents because almost all of them pass by that area everyday particularly the students and the employed residents of the said Purok.
District : I - Bacolod North, VI – Bago City and IX – Silay City
Date : September 21, 2013 (Saturday)
Time : 8:00AM to 3:00PM
I. WHO CAN VOTE?
Only members whose names appear in the final master list of voters shall be allowed to vote. Also allowed to vote are new members whose application for membership was approved on or before June 30, 2013. NO PROXY voting is allowed.
II. INCLUSION / EXCLUSION PERIOD
(September 1 to September 11, 2013)
Members should check their names in the master list of voters posted at public and other conspicuous places in their Barangays.
Members who are not listed or members who would like to make correction should immediately get in touch with or write a letter to CENECO, addressed to: Member-Consumers Integrated Services Division and same should be received on or before September 11, 2013 showing proof of membership.
III. Deadline for filing of Certificate of Candidacy is not later than 5:00PM of September 6, 2013 (Friday). Obtain official application forms and inquire about requirements at the CENECO Main Office, Corner Mabini-Gonzaga Streets, Bacolod City.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released the latest list of fire victims in the recent fire at Brgy. Banago, Bacolod City.
Mayor Evelio Leonardia said, considering this is election season, the city government has to follow procedural rules of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC). But, we are now processing the financial assistance for the fire victims in Puroks Kawayan and Katilingban in Brgy. Banago.
Merci Bakeshop conducted a relief operation last April 25, 2013 for the victims of the Banago Fire that devastated over a hundred family houses in Purok Katilingban and Kawayan in Barangay Banago last Wednesday noon. Majority of the affected families come from Purok Katilingban.
At present, Domingo Lacson National High School serves as their evacuation center. Upon arrival of Team Merci at DLNHS, they were greeted and briefed by Barangay Banago Kagawad Joemarie Maniego who supervises the evacuation accommodations and relief operations with the assistance of the Deparment of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Bacolod City Health Office, and the City Legal Office.
Pamilya Magbinuligay Kita sa Kauswagan standard-bearer Monico Puentevella visited the fire victims of Purok Katilingban and Purok Kawayan in Brgy. Banago Wednesday.
"I went there, it’s not because I am running for City Mayor, but as a concerned citizen of Bacolod," said the former three-term Congress-man, who was attending a special mass for the late Bishop Antonio Fortich when he was advised about the fire. Puentevella then cancelled most of his itineraries for the day and went directly to Brgy. Banago to extend his help but was held back by firefighters and some residents as the blaze was getting bigger and proved to be dangerous at that point.
More or less 200 houses were razed by fire in Barangay Banago at around noon yesterday, April 24, 2013 while almost a thousand were temporarily evacuated to the Domingo Lacson National High School here and other sheds as their temporary shelter.
A resident carries his appliance when fire broke out at Purok Katilingban and Purok Kawayan in Barangay Banago along with others in their struggle to safety along the main streets.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
The fire lasted for almost two hours with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) requesting help from fire stations outside of Bacolod City.
Parents and children in bayanihan spirit gather water from the leaking faucets of Baciwa and from canals to put out the fire on their houses at Purok Katilingban and Purok Kawayan in Barangay Banago. Damage was initially estimated at 100 houses yesterday.*(Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
An estimated P3-million in properties, including around 200 houses, were destroyed by fire in Brgy. Banago, Bacolod City yesterday noon, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.
Mopping Operation - a firefighter at Purok Katilingban, Brgy Banago yesterday puts out what is left of the fire that destroyed more than 200 houses.*(Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
No one was reported injured in the accident, but the fire, which broke out in a thickly-populated area adjacent to the Domingo Lacson National High School (DLNHS) and the oil depot of Petron Corp., had reached the general alarm level, Chief Inspector Bartolome Beliran, city fire marshal, said in radio reports.
BACIWA donates drinking water to fire victims at Barangay Banago.*