Napolcom 6 regional director Joseph Celis (right) waiting in front of the EB Magalona Police Station for the assigned policemen to wake up, during a surprise inspection Friday night* Napolcom 6 photo

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Cops caught sleeping on duty, OIC axed

May 17, 2021

Napolcom 6 regional director Joseph Celis (right) waiting in front of the EB Magalona Police Station for the assigned policemen to wake up, during a surprise inspection Friday night* Napolcom...

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RIATF backs Panay-Negros travel ban

May 17, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A week-long travel moratorium, covering Panay to Negros Occidental and Bacolod City, may soon be implemented once the National Inter-Agency Task Force approves the endorsement of...

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Mayors vow responsive vaccination rollout

May 17, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The League of Cities of the Philippines committed to implement a more active and responsive vaccination efforts against Covid-19 in their localities. The statement was...

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BCPO arrests 14K protocol violators

May 17, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III About 14,000 individuals in Bacolod City have been caught violating various health protocols, as of May 9. Of the number, P/Lt. Col. Lester Leada, deputy...

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Manhunt on for rebels in slay of 5 civilians

May 17, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A manhunt is underway for suspected members of the communist New People’s Army, who allegedly killed five civilians in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on Friday, Philippine...

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PNP Covid cases down

May 17, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Covid-19 infections among police personnel of Negros Occidental and the highly-urbanized Bacolod City have significantly dropped, as of yesterday, compared to a week before, the PNP...

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BUSINESS

SSS: Q1 online funeral claim transactions up 13.6%

The Social Security System recorded 11,088 online transactions for funeral benefit claims in the first quarter of 2021, up by 13.6 percent from 9,762 transactions recorded in the second semester of last year. SSS president and chief executive officer, Aurora

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SSS: Q1 online funeral claim transactions up 13.6%

May 17, 2021

The Social Security System recorded 11,088 online transactions for funeral benefit claims in the first quarter of 2021, up by 13.6 percent from 9,762 transactions recorded in the second semester...

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1.3K ARBs in Panay get land patents

May 17, 2021

A total of 1,322 Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries from Panay and Guimaras received their Emancipation Patents (EPs) and Certificates of Land Ownership Awards during the distribution ceremony held at the Sara...

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VW coconut industry development plan up

May 15, 2021

The DA-Philippine Coconut Authority in Western Visayas is holding consultations with stakeholders to come up with the regional coconut development plan to be submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte, following the...

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Travel ban from Oman, UAE imposed; India, subcontinent extended – Palace

May 15, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the prohibition of entry of travelers from India and four other nations that are part of the Indian subcontinent until May 31, Malacañang announced yesterday....

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STARLIFE

‘Stop and Health Station’ launched in Bacolod

A group of biking enthusiasts launched the “Bacolod Bikers’ Stop and Health Station” on May 8 to offer free medical assistance to bikers frequenting the two mountainous barangays of Bacolod City. Mayor Evelio Leonardia said, “This is a very laudable

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Seminar-workshop, exhibits in Bacolod

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Buglas Baybayin held a seminar-workshop on the topic “Kasaysayan ng Baybayin sa Filipinas, Kahalagahan Nito sa Panahon Ngayon at Pagsulat ng Baybayin Iskrips” at the Brainy Paintworks Gallery at 18th Street-San Agustin Drive, Bacolod City

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