Local news

March 4, 2015
Sun Star by Carla Canet | http://goo.gl/2Brs2l BACOLOD City Mayor Monico Puentevella said on Tuesday that he plans to meet with Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) commissioner Kim Henares on Thursday to discuss the tax woes of the small sugar planters in Negros Occidental in relation to the implementation... Read More
March 2, 2015
Daily Star by Modesto Sa-onoy | http://goo.gl/oz4Xds Not even champion Manny Pacquiao and the millions of pesos and international fame he brought to the country can sway the Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares to set aside the law. When Congress, clearly to show sympathy for Manny,... Read More
March 2, 2015
Daily Star by Carla Gomez | http://goo.gl/07aMh4 Sugar leaders are asking for a moratorium on the imposition of Revenue Regulation 11-2014 so a win-win solution can be reached, at a dialog to be held at the Bureau of Internal Revenue Region 12  office in Barangay Taculing, Bacolod City, at 1:30 p.m.... Read More
February 27, 2015
Business World by Krista Montealegre | http://goo.gl/xGw9yH FIRST PACIFIC Co. Ltd. completed the infusion of fresh capital amounting to P1.7 billion into Roxas Holdings, Inc. (RHI), effectively gaining control of the local sugar company. RHI told the stock exchange First Agri Holdings Corp. (FAHC)... Read More
February 27, 2015
Manila Standard Times by A. Rimando | http://goo.gl/Xn1kaO   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga Sibugay—Second district Rep. Lilia Macrohon-Nuno on Thursday asked for a full-blown investigation on the disappearance of close to 60 tons of smuggled sugar, worth over P2.5 million, allegedly under the custody of... Read More