AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE BACOLOD BARTER COMMUNITY

FROM ATTY. JOCELLE BATAPA – SIGUE I have been silent for three days since the major technical glitch of the Bacolod Barter Community (BBC) happened this week because as founder, together with all the moderators – we are deeply affected by this development. But despite our sadness, we know that we need to be transparent… Read More AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE BACOLOD BARTER COMMUNITY

Sa Barter May Kindness, Sa On-line May Classes: Five Inspiring Stories of Young Negrenses

Young Bacolodnons and Negrenses all need to face the harsh realities of a world seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic along with million of young people around the world. They are left with no choice but to strike balance between adapting to the so-called New Normal and still remain optimistic and determined to pursue their… Read More Sa Barter May Kindness, Sa On-line May Classes: Five Inspiring Stories of Young Negrenses

DESIGN THINKING METRICS FOR RECOVERY

By Jocelle Batapa-Sigue Initial Process: Identify and and empower key stakeholders to come together and ideate an initial recovery mission plan based on available resources, data, time and targets. Three major areas – HEALTH, ECONOMY and SECURITY Strenghten and Fortify Public Health Data and Delivery System to detect, isolate, treat, and trace accross all sectors… Read More DESIGN THINKING METRICS FOR RECOVERY

The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From Bartering

JUNE 3, 2020 Bacolod Barter Community – The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From BarteringIts always better to give than to receive. – Erma Calopez Barter with kindness and not with the price of your items. – Bain Elemental “One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure” – Azrael Lopez Not be Demanding for… Read More The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From Bartering

The New Normal

HIGHEST OR MAXIMUM PUBLIC HEALTH STANDARDS and GRADUAL EASING of Enhanced Community Quarantine subject to strategic general conditions: CITIZEN-CENTRIC STRATEGY 1. With strictest quarantine for all COVID-19 vulnerable sectors identified by global experts subject to valid exemptions (school, work or emergency) such as but not limited to – – Minors or persons who are deemed… Read More The New Normal

Corruption and Automation: An Anti-Thesis

Featured on January 29 and February 5, 2020 at Sunstar Bacolod Serious efforts to curb graft and corruption by reducing red tape in every city and municipality are being undertaken by the Anti-Red tape Authority (ARTA) created under the Republic Act No. 11032. These efforts, however, will come to naught without an equally serious commitment… Read More Corruption and Automation: An Anti-Thesis