Personnel from the Department of Health and Food and Drug Administration inspect the Ultra Low Freezers and Cold Room facility of Bacolod City yesterday, with officers from the Emergency Operations Center, led by executive director Em Ang (2nd from left)*

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Duterte to sign bill creating Bacolod City hospital today

June 24, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte will sign today the bill creating the Bacolod City General Hospital, and Mayor Evelio Leonardia has been invited to the signing ceremony at Malacañang. Leonardia, in a...

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25K doses of Sinovac vaccine arrive

June 24, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental and the highly-urbanized city of Bacolod received yesterday 25,000 more vials of Sinovac vaccines from the Department of Health, as both local government units...

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Bacolod City cops deployed to beach resorts

June 24, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Policemen will be deployed in various beaches and mountain resorts in Bacolod City to ensure that they will not accept visitors and operate today, in...

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Bacolod prepares for Pfizer jabs

June 24, 2021

Personnel from the Department of Health and Food and Drug Administration inspect the Ultra Low Freezers and Cold Room facility of Bacolod City yesterday, with officers from the Emergency Operations...

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EMB notes violations in landfill operation

June 24, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Several violations were noted in the operation of the Bacolod City sanitary landfill in Brgy. Felisa by a team of inspectors from the Western Visayas...

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Kin claim body of NPA hitman

June 24, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The body of a suspected member of the New People’s Army Special Partisan Unit, who died in an encounter with soldiers of the 79th Infantry Battalion...

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BUSINESS

Livestock sector recovery eyed to pull agri growth up

Agriculture Secretary William Dar is eyeing a bounce-back in the agriculture growth once the livestock sector gains full recovery. In a virtual briefer, Dar mentioned several highlights of the administration despite what he calls the “perfect storm” with the consecutive

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Livestock sector recovery eyed to pull agri growth up

June 24, 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar is eyeing a bounce-back in the agriculture growth once the livestock sector gains full recovery. In a virtual briefer, Dar mentioned several highlights of the administration...

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NEDA affirms gov’t support to businesses amid Covid-19

June 24, 2021

The government’s economic recovery package must be accelerated to support businesses and enable them to retain or employ new workers, the National Economic and Development Authority said. “Our recovery program...

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135,814 SSS members receive P1.7B unemployment benefits

June 23, 2021

The Social Security System said yesterday it released more than P1.71 billion in unemployment benefits to 135,814 qualified members in 2020. Preliminary data from the pension fund shows that the...

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DOE launches offshore wind roadmap: exec

June 23, 2021

The Department of Energy announced yesterday it partnered with the World Bank Group to craft a roadmap to harness the country’s offshore wind energy as a potential source of clean...

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STARLIFE

USA’s Global Strategic in Bacolod

Global Strategic Business Process Solutions, a Philippines based, US of A owned outsourcing company, finally unveiled its long-awaited new site in Bacolod City. Operating since 2006 from Manila, Global Strategic conducted an exhaustive search and made the decision to expand

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Ilog’s environmental santacruzan

This pandemic that started in China has definitely wrought havoc to the many fiestas which the Philippines is famous for. One of the most anticipated is the santacruzan that is a religious affair, although it’s more like a fashion show

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