RENOVATION. The Bacolod Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade helped in the maintenance work and renovation of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Valladolid, Negros Occidental yesterday* NAB photo

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Covid-19 situation in Bacolod does not merit stricter curbs

June 18, 2021

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Bacolod City cannot be elevated to a higher quarantine status, as of the moment, executive director Em Ang of the Emergency Operations Center, said yesterday....

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NegOcc receives 1,950 Pfizer vials

June 18, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental received yesterday 1,950 vials of Pfizer BioNTech vaccines from the Department of Health, Provincial Incident Management Team chief, Zeaphard Gerhart Caelian, said. Each vial...

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Hinobaan RGU, birthing facility on lockdown

June 18, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Hinobaan Rural Health Unit and its birthing facility were temporary closed by Mayor Ernesto Estrao, after 12 of its 32 personnel tested positive for Covid-19....

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Negros Army executive officer gets new post

June 18, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Lt. Col. Harold Garcia, former executive officer of the 303rd Infantry Brigade in Murcia, Negros Occidental, is now the new commanding officer of the 61st Infantry...

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Cops enforce stricter boundary checkpoints

June 18, 2021

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Boundary Quarantine Control Points have been established by the Philippine National Police in five border areas of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, in compliance with the...

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Charges mulled vs. 10 patients refusing isolation

June 18, 2021

At least 10 people who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 and refused isolation could be charged by the city government. Executive assistant Ernesto Pineda, head of the Emergency Operations...

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BUSINESS

DENR studying possible lifting of ban on open-pit mining: spox

June 18, 2021

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is still studying the possible lifting of the ban on open-pit mining, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque clarified that Executive Order...

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Voluntary flight change policy July 1

June 18, 2021

Cebu Pacific will implement a new policy for passengers, who want to make voluntary changes to their flights, in line with the continuous streamlining of processes across the business. Starting...

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DTI, DSWD finalize senior citizen, PWD online purchase discounts

June 17, 2021

The departments of Social Welfare and Development and of Trade and Industry will conduct a stakeholders’ consultation meeting in July to discuss discounts for online transactions of senior citizens and...

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Cebu protocols prevail at Mactan airport: doc

June 17, 2021

The protocol of Cebu province for arriving overseas Filipino workers and returning overseas Filipinos, in accordance with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases policy, will...

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STARLIFE

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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Cadiz creates livelihood through painting contest

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Covid-19 pandemic failed to stop the city government of Cadiz from helping local artists, with Mayor Salvador Escalante Jr. saying that “in times of health emergencies, better persons evolve.” Escalante led the launching on June

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