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400 porters, drivers to be tapped for anti-terror drive

Monday, July 17, 2017
By Marchel P. Espina

ABOUT 400 porters and drivers in seaport terminals in Bacolod City will be tapped to strengthen the Provincial Government’s anti-terrorism efforts.

Frank Carbon, regional governor of Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Western Visayas and Negros Island Region, said Sunday that the focus of the business sector right now is to help boost the Capitol’s anti-terrorism campaign, which is why they are collaborating with the local authorities and public officials.

MBCCI, Capitol to improve Negros cattle, buffalo stock


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce plans to firm up partnerships with the provincial government next month for improving the cattle and buffalo industry in Negros Occidental.

MBCCI chief executive officer Frank Carbon said that they will propose a Public-Private Partnerships with the province to improve the meat and milk production of local cattle and buffalos, using technology and research support from the Northern Territory of Australia.

Negros' opportunities huge

IN AUSTRALIA'S NORTHERN TERRITORY – GUV


BY CARLA GOMEZ
Monday, May 15, 2017

Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. said yesterday the opportunities for Negros Occidental in the Northern Territory of Australia are huge.


Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon speaking before officials of Northern Territory Office of Asian Engagement, Trade and Investment.*

“There are a lot of opportunities for us there, it is up to us to take advantage of them,” said the governor, who led a Negros trade mission to the Northern Territory last week.

MBCCI exec: Traffic improvements vital to business

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA

THERE is a need to continue improving the traffic situation in Bacolod City to allow businesses to flourish, thrive, and expand, an official of the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) said.

Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of MBCCI, on Monday said good traffic systems should complement peace and order as vital components of maintaining a business-enabling environment.

Business groups identify growth center clusters

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Three emerging growth centers in the Negros Island Region are being eyed as clusters for progress and development of the Local Government Units of the region.

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Negros Occidental Chamber of Commerce and Industry have identified the clusters belonging to Metro Bacolod that includethe cities ofTalisay, Silay, Bago and the towns of Murcia and Salvador Benedicto, Metro Dumaguete with its satellite LGUs of Sibulan, Bacong, Valencia, and Dauin in Negros Oriental and Metro Kabankalan which include Himamaylan, Ilog, Mabinay,Ayungon and Tayasan.

‘Biz sector taking drug cleansing measures’

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA

THE business sector is also taking seriously the new administration’s massive campaign against illegal drugs by initiating measures in the workplace, a local business leader said.
Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), a fastcraft vessel operator, yesterday said he has already started incorporating in their company’s policy some anti-illegal drug cleansing steps.

Carbon said their employees have been required to submit latest barangay clearance, indicating that they are not included in the list of drug dependent residents in their respective areas.

NIR Growth Centers Pushed by Negros Biz Groups

By Eugene Adiong
July 1, 2016

Business groups in the Negros Island Region (NIR) is pushing for the establishment of the three proposed growth centers in Bacolod, Dumaguete and Kabankalan, Frank Carbon, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Visayas/NIR regional governor, said.

Carbon said the areas will not only fast-track development of towns and cities, but will also attract bigger investors to the Negros Island Region.

Biz groups asks Duterte: Make NIR agri-agro-fisheries center

June 22, 2016
BY CARLA GOMEZ

The Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday pushed to make the Negros Island Region the a gri-agro-fisheries center of the country, at the eco nomic forum, "Sulong Pilipinas," held at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City, NOCCI president Edward Du said.

The Negros business groups cited NIR's vast fertile land, rich marine resources, abundant water, renewable energy, skilled labor, strategic location, and good infrastructure in their proposal, Du said.

‘Give update on bulk water project’

Saturday, June 11, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA

LOCAL business groups have asked the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) for an update on the status of its bulk water project amid pressing concerns on water shortage in the city.

In a letter dated June 9, a copy of which was obtained by Sun.Star Bacolod, Frank Carbon, regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in Western Visayas and Negros Occidental, requested the Baciwa management through its general manager Mario Macatangay for a meeting with various local business groups.

Carbon said the business community wants to discuss with the water district matters pertaining to the supply contract, including the status of the Joint Venture Company, bank loan facility, supplier credit line agreement, performance bond, and status of water rights.

Act on brownouts, Ceneco exec told

Friday, June 10, 2016
By ERWIN P. NICAVERA

A BUSINESS group in Negros Occidental has asked the Central Negros Electric Cooperative (Ceneco) to take action on the power disruption woes in its area of jurisdiction that result in unscheduled brownouts.

In a letter dated June 9, a copy of which was obtained by Sun.Star Bacolod, Frank Carbon, regional governor of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in Western Visayas and Negros Occidental, told Ceneco general manager Sulpicio Lagarde Jr. to act on the reported grid disruptions that induce regular power shortage.

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