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Comelec 85% ready for Brgy., SK Polls

2,538 teacher-volunteers needed for the electoral registration board

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is 85 percent ready for the conduct of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections on May 14, exactly 96 days to go.

This was how the electoral body described it, as it highlights its countdown to Election Day.

Comelec Director and Spokesperson James Arthur Jimenez admitted to reporters on Tuesday that Comelec still had concerns in Mindanao, where preparations could not be at full speed ahead.

Castillo: ‘Arrest was without due process’

Army: ‘He has standing warrant from RTC Branch 60’

Mr. Isidro Castillo alias Gesnar allegedly former Secretary of Larangang Guerilla 2, and identified as member of Regional Urban White Area Committee (RUWAC) under Religious Sector and Spokesperson of Negros Farmers Sugarcane Workers (NFSW), vehemently denied the accusation against him by the authorities that he was part of the ambush that killed army Lt. Fulgencio in March 7, 2010.

Capitol employees get P58K bonus

Employees of the provincial government of Negros Occidental are receiving their incentives as ordered by Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr.

Initial release is P20,000 for Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA), P3,000 anniversary bonus and P5,000 Productivity Enhancement Incentives, and the last release will be next week before end of the month, the amount of another P25,000, or a total of P58,000 each provincial employee.

WV is higher in LET National Passing Percentage: BCC tops in Negros Occidental

Western Visayas is higher in passing percentage than the national passing percentage in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) conducted in September 2017 by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) according to Ms Blesilda Masangcay, OIC of PRC Region 6 in Iloilo City, who was part of the Regional Coorddinating council conference over the weekend hosted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), that Atty Johnson Cañete, regional director presided.