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Mayor Lizares Plans to Extend Benefits to the City’s PWDs Amounting to P1.6-M

Mayor Neil E. Lizares III led the celebration of the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at the Talisay Public Plaza with the theme “Karapatan at Prebelihiyo ng Maykapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban!”

Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares together with the PWDs of Talisay City. Beside him (left side) is EA for Multisectoral Concerns Ms. Farah Jayme, CSWD Officer Ms. Elizabeth Mosquera (standing third from left), PWD President - Talisay City, Levy Eulalio (standing right) and CSWDO staff.*

As TFK Readies Filing of Complaints vs. DPWH, Edison on Mangrove Destruction, Etc. Gasataya to Look Into the Matter

An anti-graft and corruption group based in Bacolod City is finalizing the drafts of its complaints and charges it is filing against some officials of the Bacolod City District Engineering Office and Edison construction firm responsible for the illegal cutting of mangrove trees, and other alleged anomalies, involving the P148 million flood control project at Gatuslao Extention in Barangays 1 and Mandalagan in Bacolod.

Charges Eyed vs. DPWH Bacolod & Edison Construction for Damaged Mangrove, Etc

A pro-environment group and an anti-graft and corruption organization are bent on filing several charges against government engineers and contractors involved in the cutting of mangrove trees, alleged irregularities, etc. involving the multi-million-peso flood control project at Gatuslao Extension between Barangays 1 and Mandalagan in Bacolod City.

Electric Coops Protest NGCP Load Shedding

By Butch Bacaoco

Electric cooperatives in Western Visayas will register their protest against the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) over its manual load shedding which has been imposed on all Visayas electric coops.

This was bared yesterday by Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) general manager Sulpicio Lagarde, Jr. during the “transparency meeting” at Ceneco main office in Bacolod.

Task Force Crusaders Disowned, No Link at All with SOLGEN

A volunteer group that was organized in Bacolod City almost a year ago, with the objective of fighting corruption, illegal drugs, crimes and terrorism, was disowned by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG).

Assistant Solicitor General Henry Angeles, who is also OSG Chief of Staff, in a June 20, 2017 letter, said the Task Force Crusaders (TFC led by retired General Romeo B. Maganto), has no link whatsoever with the OSG.