The weakened Philippine Peso against the US Dollar pushed up prices of coal and diesel fuel, resulting to higher generation costs equivalent to P1.26 as reflected in the latest residential monthly billing of the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO).
ASEAN GUESTS. Mayor Evelio Leonardia (4th from right) receives a token from PCOO Usec. George Noel Puyat (3rd from right), who is also the chairman of the ASEAN 2017 SOMRI, during their courtesy visit at the Bacolod City Government Center yesterday, March 23. Accompanying Puyat are PCOO Assistant for Finance Kissinger Reyes (2nd from right), who is also the head of Philippine delegation to SOMRI; and Dino Apolonio (rightmost), general manager of PTV. Joining the mayor in receiving the guests are (from left) Councilors Bartolome Orola, Cindy Rojas, Em Ang, Caesar Distrito, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, and Congressman Greg Gasataya.*