City Health Office personnel store the additional 25,000 doses of Sinovac and 585 vials of Pfizer vaccines received by Bacolod City Saturday* City PIO photo

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Covid recovery rate up 90.11%; GCQ-HR extended in Bacolod

August 2, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Covid-19 recovery rate in Bacolod City hit 90.11 percent, as of Saturday, its Emergency Operations Center records show. Of the 15,324 confirmed cases logged...

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78K add’l vaccine doses arrive

August 2, 2021

City Health Office personnel store the additional 25,000 doses of Sinovac and 585 vials of Pfizer vaccines received by Bacolod City Saturday* City PIO photo

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10 JOs dismissed for drug use in San Carlos

August 2, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Ten job order employees of the San Carlos City government in Negros Occidental were dismissed after they tested positive for illegal drug use, Mayor Renato Gustilo...

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Cops probe rape with robbery case

August 2, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III An investigation is underway to identify the culprits behind the robbery with rape case in Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod City recently, Station 4 chief, P/Major Jun...

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Another Negrense top military officer retiring

August 2, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Lt. Gen. Roberto Ancan, a Negrense, is also retiring from the military service on Aug. 21 this year, after 38 years of serving the Armed Forces...

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Negros solons laud passage of bill to regulate plastics

August 2, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Two Negros Occidental solons hailed the House of Representatives for its approval on third and final reading of a bill regulating the manufacture, sale and utilization...

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BUSINESS

Diaz’s gifts, rewards not tax-free

The monetary donations and rewards given to Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz are not tax-free unless donors have already paid the donor’s tax, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque issued the statement after Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon reacted

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Diaz’s gifts, rewards not tax-free

August 2, 2021

The monetary donations and rewards given to Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz are not tax-free unless donors have already paid the donor’s tax, Malacañang said Saturday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque...

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NegOr youth finish life skills training

August 2, 2021

Over a hundred youth in Negros Oriental and Cebu recently graduated from a 10-day Life Skills Training, a component of the JobStart Philippines program of the Department of Labor and...

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NegOr solar power plant granted DILG safety seal

July 31, 2021

A solar power plant based in Negros Oriental received a safety seal certificate from the Department of Labor and Employment. DOLE-7 director Salome Siaton said yesterday that Monte Solar Energy...

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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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STARLIFE

Gary V’s son opens takoyaki in Bacolod

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The son of Filipino songwriter-singer, Gary Valenciano, has chosen Bacolod as the first city outside the Luzon area where their food business will be expanded despite the pandemic. Gab Valenciano and his partner, Victor Pring, opened

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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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