Silay City Mayor Mark Golez (center) joins members of the Alliance Broadcasting Committee in supporting mounting calls for presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for president in next year’s election*

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Covid recovery rate hits 89.75%: City EOC

July 31, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Covid-19 recovery rate in Bacolod City had reached 89.75 percent, as of July 28, Emergency Operations Center records show. Of 15,198 individuals who tested...

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2 NegOcc cops charged for rape, gambling

July 31, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two police officers in Negros Occidental are facing criminal charges, one for rape and the other for illegal gambling, provincial police director, Col. Romy Palgue, said...

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NOCPPO, San Carlos CPS win outstanding police unit awards

July 31, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office and the San Carlos City Police Station were awarded by the Police Regional Office 6 as outstanding provincial police office...

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Silay mayor supports Sara for president

July 31, 2021

Silay City Mayor Mark Golez (center) joins members of the Alliance Broadcasting Committee in supporting mounting calls for presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for president in next year’s election*

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No Negros, Iloilo border closure: guv

July 31, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental will not close its borders with Iloilo but Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday that they will require negative RT-PCR results from travelers, “with...

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Seaman, wife found dead

July 31, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III A seaman and his wife, a retired banker, were found dead in their residence at Hermelinda Homes Subdivision in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City at about...

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BUSINESS

350K jobs available to migrant workers in Japan

Some 350,000 job opportunities are open to migrant workers, including overseas Filipino workers in Japan, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Tokyo reported yesterday. In a virtual forum, Labor Attaché Marie Rose Escalada said Japan is looking to hire foreign

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350K jobs available to migrant workers in Japan

July 31, 2021

Some 350,000 job opportunities are open to migrant workers, including overseas Filipino workers in Japan, the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Tokyo reported yesterday. In a virtual forum, Labor Attaché...

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Travel ban to India, 9 nations extended

July 31, 2021

The Philippines has extended the travel ban on travelers from India and nine other countries until August 15 to prevent the further spread of the more transmissible Delta variant of...

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House OKs bill on improved connectivity

July 30, 2021

The measure promoting open access in data transmission through fair and open competition earned overwhelming approval from the House of Representatives Wednesday. Two hundred lawmakers voted in favor of House...

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New markets emerge for Filipino healthcare workers: POEA chief

July 30, 2021

New markets are emerging for Filipino healthcare workers amid the global coronavirus crisis, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said yesterday. “During the pandemic, the number of other countries in our...

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STARLIFE

Of birthdays and floods

July is always a busy month for me. It is mainly due to my eldest, Rebecca’s, birthday. She turned 6 this year! Since she turned 3, she would usually have at least three celebrations, one with her daycare/kindergarten friends, one

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Turning 94

He’s done the complete trek in Compostela’s Camino de Santiago, being a full-fledged Brit, when he was in his 80s, survived a summer fire that ravaged his vineyard in Italy where he lords over a five-bedroom villa, gone through the

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