Some 1,462 vials of AstraZeneca vaccine, composed of 14,620 doses, were passed the expiration date of Nov. 30 and were unused, Dr. Claudelia Pabillo, who is in charge of the vaccine distribution of the provincial government of Negros Occidental, said.

EDITORIAL

Progress for Negros

On November 11, 2000, the first issue of the Negros Weekly news-magazine came off the press.
Created to cater to the information needs of the Negrosanon community, the weekly publication managed to establish its own readership. With the support of local advertisers, it survived the years of challenges without missing a single issue week after week.

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THIS WEEK

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BUSINESS

Stronger incentive scheme from VMC

The Victorias Milling Company vows to ensure the capacity utilization of its sugar segment through a stronger and more relevant incentive scheme to attract more sugar planters to supply their sugarcane to the company, for calendar year 2021-2022.

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FEATURES

The Magic and Realities of Filmmaking

Nawong became one of the official selections for the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ 33rd Gawad Alternatibo, where it received second prize in the Experimental category and was named Best Regional Entry. The film was also an official selection for the 2021 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, and in the 7th edition of the Bakunawa Film Festival.

Travel in the new normal

As soon as I reached home, the first thing I missed was the solo access to the strong connectivity at my Yangon apartment. Even if we had to deal with scheduled internet cuts from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intermittent power interruptions, and clandestine use of VPNs to be able to use social media applications, the connection there was much faster than in Manila. What with the perennial problem of snail-paced connection and six people sharing the household wifi. Thus, working remotely from home country was a foremost challenge.

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