The water discoloration noted in the coastal area of Sitio Maloloy-on, Brgy. Punao, in San Carlos City was attributed to the operation of the San Carlos Bioenergy Inc. that was temporarily shut down last week* San Carlos DRRMO photo

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No new Covid cases in 12 Neg. Occ. LGUs

February 24, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The number of local government units in Negros Occidental with no new Covid cases rose to 12, as of Monday. The number of active cases also...

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Bacolod makes P31M initial vaccine payment

February 24, 2021

Mayor Evelio Leonardia announced that the City of Bacolod has made an advance initial payment of P31 million to AstraZeneca for the 650,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine it contracted with...

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3ID maintains zero human rights violation

February 24, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Army’s 3rd Infantry Division maintains its record of zero human rights violation in Western Visayas, with no single complaint filed against it before the Commission...

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195 workers avail of low cost housing

February 24, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Kabankalan city government has 195 employees who have availed of socialized housing, and 17 beneficiaries received keys to their houses, in a ceremony led by...

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Mayor denies SCBI request to resume ops

February 24, 2021

The water discoloration noted in the coastal area of Sitio Maloloy-on, Brgy. Punao, in San Carlos City was attributed to the operation of the San Carlos Bioenergy Inc. that was...

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2 drug dens dismantled, 15 arrested

February 24, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said yesterday that it has dismantled another drug den during a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Banago, Bacolod City. The buy-bust operation...

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BUSINESS

3.7K live hogs from WV to arrive in Manila today

Over 40 vans containing 3,707 live hogs, worth P38.5 million, are expected to arrive in Metro Manila from Western Visayas via the Oceanic Container Lines today. “Today, the vessel will leave our international port in Loboc (Lapuz) and will arrive

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3.7K live hogs from WV to arrive in Manila today

February 24, 2021

Over 40 vans containing 3,707 live hogs, worth P38.5 million, are expected to arrive in Metro Manila from Western Visayas via the Oceanic Container Lines today. “Today, the vessel will...

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PLDT, Dito interconnection deal

February 24, 2021

Telecommunications company PLDT and telco newcomer Dito have recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their...

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Negros electricity rates up

February 23, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Bad news for power consumers in Negros Occidental. The Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Northern Negros Electric Cooperative, and the Negros Occidental Electric Cooperative announced yesterday...

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Another big-time oil price hike on

February 23, 2021

Another big-time increase on pump prices will be implemented starting today. In separate advisories, Chevron, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil, and Shell said they will raise prices of gasoline...

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STARLIFE

Punta Bulata revisited

After a long hiatus of two years, I treated myself to a three-day retreat at my favorite resort spa in Negros Island. Having survived a year of quarantine and self-isolation, a well-deserved sun and sea holiday proved to be the

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Bago City turns 55

A worker prepares the iconic signage of Bago City at the public plaza in time for its 55th charter anniversary today*

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