THE NEGROS CHRONICLE  

The Negros Chronicle is a weekly publication published in Negros Oriental province, Philippines, vigilantly featuring the latest news updates around Dumaguete City and Negros Oriental since 1973.
 
 
   AUGUST 12, 2012 EDITION
  Where’s the City Disaster Preparedness Plan? Until today, the City of Dumaguete has not yet completed its entire Disaster Preparedness Plan, despite the so many seminars and workshops conducted by the city government and barangays, including a P2-million lakbay-aral working visit to disaster prone areas, like Legaspi, Baguio and Manila cities.  
 


   
HEADLINE  
   
 

Former National Treasurer Prof. Leonor Magtolis Briones has lamented that millions of pesos of Internal Revenue Allotments for Negros Oriental this year are being used as collaterals by certain local government units intended for non-viable loans, which endanger taxpayers’ money of being foreclosed by government banks.

“Non-viable loans” mean borrowings made by local governments using their IRA’s as collaterals, which loans are non-viable and hard to pay, because LGUs concerned do not have enough extra income to repay their loans.
 
   

 
   


     
       
  FRONT PAGE   TOP OF THE WEEK
   
 
 
 
 
   


         
NEWS
 
 
 
 
   


   
EDITORIAL  
   
 

While Manila and the rest of the metro were underwater during the entire week, we in Dumaguete, especially our leaders in the barangays, enjoyed the luxury of good weather, — plus the absence of their local disaster risk reduction management plan.

In short, even as we enjoy good weather, the ABC president warns that “dark clouds are hovering in the horizon,” and anytime, heavy rains will come, and our barangays have not yet even submitted their disaster-preparedness plans. And we will have floods and evacuations again.
 
   
   


         
OPINION
  • One Voice
  • Breathing Space
  • Amb. Jose V. Romero Jr.
     
  • Johny Mercado  
  • A Journey Through Cancer
  • James "Kojak" Hughs
  • Footsteps and Fingerprints
  • P.E.P. (People, Events, Places)
  • Health is Wealth
  • Omalahokan
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FAITH  
"The choices people make say a lot about their character."
 
   



   
READERS' VIEWS  
   
 

As a Filipino, Christian & priest privileged to journey with other Filipinos from other sectors, as well as with out-of-school youth and street kids, I stand solidly behind the Church's position on the RH Bill issue.
 
   
   
 

There is a big possibility that a second op tion or “ Plan B” of Gov. Roel Degamo is to be drafted by the Liberal Party as its official candidate in the third district, Degamo being a resident of his hometown in Bonawon, Siaton..
 
     
   

 

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