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Bacolod court denies SM plea

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The Bacolod Regional Trial Court has denied the petition of SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI) to declare it the winning bidder of the 7.7-hectare prime property of the Negros Occidental provincial government in Bacolod City, Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., said Monday.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Negros Occidental goes on chick-buying spree to ease chicken shortage

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The Negros Occidental provincial government is importing chicks from Luzon as a long-term solution to the egg-and-chicken shortage that has hit the province in the wake of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

ALI takes 2nd look at 7.7-ha Negros property

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Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) has indicated its renewed interest in pursuing the development of a 7.7-hectare property belonging to the Negros Occidental provincial government in this city.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Gokongwei named ‘mayor’ of Bacolod

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Business tycoon John Gokongwei Jr. apparently has the vote of the people in this city. The third richest entrepreneur in the Philippines was declared honorary mayor and adopted son of Bacolod City during rites held last Thursday at the L Fisher Hotel here.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

New eco-tourism destination rises in Negros

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INITIALLY developed as a retirement home, Campuestohan Highland Resort is now being positioned as a tourist destination.

A five-hectare resort in Talisay City, Negros Occidental will soon start operations as an eco-tourism destination and give a boost to the city’s tourism industry.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

GSIS to operate own call center

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BACOLOD CITY, Philippines—The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will soon operate its own call center that will cater to the needs of its more than 1.4 million members and 300,000 pensioners. GSIS manager Daniel Lacson Jr. said that in two years, GSIS members and pensioners will be able to connect to the state-run pension firm [...]

Posted: May 16th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

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