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Talisay City Wages War Again

Just before the year 2015 ended – Talisay City waged war against garbage and this time Mayor Doc Eric Saratan led the intensified campaign dubbed “Gyera sa Basura 2” basing from the success of the first activity in the City where the people are enjoined to do their share on the said endeavor. The activity gathered more than 7,000 people who marched with the City Public Plaza to the Talisay City Gym.

Mayor Doc Eric Saratan lauds the efforts of volunteers and leaders who came and showed support on the intensified war against garbage before the year 2015 ended. *(Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)

Militants Mark Int’l Human Rights Day

Thousands marched and trooped to the Bacolod City Public Plaza yesterday to commemorate the International Declaration of Human Rights. Kilusang Mayo Uno spokesperson Ronald Ian Evidente says the recent assembly shows the continuing struggle for jobs, land rights.

Kilusang Mayo Uno Spokesperson Ronald Ian Evidente and Sara Alvarez led the International Human Rights Day rally in Bacolod City yesterday.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)

Spread The Love This Christmas

It has been her advocacy and has continued to do it every time since 2008 that goes around to deserving families to share the yuletide cheer. Talisay First Lady Sheila Yap-Saratan is all over Talisay City Barangays for the yearly gift giving – an activity that she started years back. Saratan goes out to share some gifts and goodies to children and people of Talisay.

Talisay First Lady Sheila Yap-Saratan with Punong Barangay Joselito “Roland” Rojo of Barangay zone 5 I a recent gift giving activity. * (Glenn Almonia photo)

Talisay Bags Island of Good Governance Seal

The Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA) along with the Corporate Directors and the National Competitiveness Council awarded Talisay City with Islands of Good Governance (IGG) seal during the Public Governance Forum held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Manila recently.

Talisay City Mayor Dr. Eric M. Saratan (center) poses with Mayors Joet Garcia of Balanga City, Evelyn Uy of Dipolog City, Jonas Cortes of Mandaue City and Dr. Jun Amante of Butuan City, all of whom are recipients of the IGG seal (left to right).*