Upon submission of the Senate Committee on Agriculture chaired by Sen.
Cytnhia Villar before the plenary, then the passage of Sugarcane Bill is
expected within this week, according to Negros Occidental 3rd district
congressman Albee Benitez. However, they expect that the House of
Representatives and the Senate will have different versions of the bill so it
will have to go through the bicameral committee before it would be submitted to
be signed into a law by the President. We expect it becomes a law before this
year ends", Benitez also said.
Unveiling of Marker of St. Pope John Paul II at the Entrance of San Sebastian
Cathedral on his arrival here on February 20, 1981 spearheaded by Very Rev. Fr.
Felix Pasquin, Rector of San Sebastian Cathedral Parish and, head of the
Diocesan Commission on Mass Media with Papal Awardee: Modesto Saonoy & wife
Verovina, Gloria Barcelona and husband Fred Barcelona, Joemarie Sy and Linda
Tordecillas with Rev. Fr. Deogracias Camon, Rev. Fr. Mitchelle Guadalupe and
Rev. Fr. Naring De La Cruz. (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
On the other hand, Benitez revealed that "the Visayas Bloc will meet on
August 13 to concretize their move to push for more funds to be allocated to the
Visayas in the 2015 budget. We should be getting at least 20 percent of the
total budget nationwide."
Police Senior Inspector Jose Mulleta, Chief (City Anti Illegal Drugs, Special
Operation Task Group) CAIDSOTG and PO2 Dennis Ywayan, CAID SOTG PNCO receives
the Plaque of Recognition of Bacolod City Police Office for garnering the most
notable accomplishments in the campaign against illegal drugs in Calendar Year
2013.With these noteworthy achievements, Bacolod City Police Office had
exemplary demonstrated a high level of competence and excellent performance that
contributed a lot to the attainment of the vision and mission of Police Regional