MANILA – As world oil prices continued to fall, oil firms yesterday implemented another round of price cuts amounting to P0.90 per liter for regular gasoline, P0.45 per liter for premium plus unleaded and premium unleaded gasoline and P0.35 per liter for diesel and kerosene.
The oil firms namely Petron Corp., Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Chevron Philippines, Seaoil Philippines, PTT Philippines, Total Philippines and Shell Philippines implemented the fourth consecutive weekly price rollback for the month of May.
The oil firms cut prices over the weekend, bringing the current price of oil products to P54.50 to P59.52 per liter for premium plus unleaded, P49.50 to P57.71 per liter for premium unleaded, and P48.55 to P56.05 per liter for regular gasoline.
Bacolod employment office
cited as outstanding PESO
The Public Employment Service Office of Bacolod City recently received the 2011 National Award for Outstanding PESO for the highly urbanized cities category from the Department of Labor and Employment, besting 33 other nominees, Moises de la Cruz, PESO manager said yesterday.
De la Cruz said Bacolod-PESO deployed more than 26,000 workers locally and 8,701 job seekers abroad.
He said this proves that Bacolod has more job placements compared to other highly urbanized cities like Cebu.
CARP beneficiaries undergo
technology transfer training
The Department of Agrarian Reform in Negros Occidental is conducting two trainings for agrarian reform beneficiaries’ organizations in Pontevedra town and Kabankalan City under its support services program that started yesterday and will run until Thursday.
Ronald Gareza, chief of agrarian reform program officer for support services, said yesterday that members of General Malvar ARB-Multipurpose Cooperative and Kausuagan ARB-MPC of Pontevedra are training in Sugarcane Farm Management under the Block Farming Program of Sugar Regulatory Administration and DAR in Pontevedra. Wives of farmer-members of Occidental Negros Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Planters Association, meanwhile, are training in bags and souvenir- making with the Department of Trade and Industry in Kabankalan City, Gareza said.