City willing to accept LSIs – Rojas

Bacolod Councilor Cindy Rojas wrote Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Lacson that the Bacolod City government, through its Action Team on Non-OFW Returning Residents (ANTORR), is willing to accept the entry of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) by air and sea travel from October 1 onwards.


Back to school?

The country’s public school system is scheduled to reopen in a couple of days and based on the silence surrounding this issue, it looks like, despite the delay, neither national nor local governments are ready for schools to open.


73 CCTVs installed in Bacolod

The Bacolod City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office has installed almost all 73 CCTV units in Bacolod City, executive assistant Jose Maria Vargas, DRMMO head said yesterday.


Purok Fire residents stage protest

Residents of Purok Fire in Barangay 8, Bacolod City, yesterday staged a protest and sought help after their main passageway was blocked by a perimeter fence put up by the Bureau of Fire Protection-Bacolod.


Duterte would not play Solomon

We are now in the second day of October. What do most Bacoleños think about when October comes along? For the past 40 years, this month brought anticipations of our now world-famous Masskara Festival that had become a come-on, not only for People from Bacolod and Negros Occidental who are now based abroad, it also brings foreign visitors who are drawn to the festivities and the spirit of hospitality and fun our people are known for. I remember how, once during a trip to the U.S. , I was very happy to learn that many people from our city and province had been making plans to time their vacation leaves for the Masskara days!


Retired judge dies

Negros Occidental retired judge Sixto Guanzon passed away at The Doctors’ Hospital in Bacolod City yesterday at the age of 95.


AFP sends medical teams to Bacolod

The Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command has deployed three new medical teams composed of doctors, nurses and medical aides in Bacolod City to augment health personnel of local hospitals.

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SEC webinar on how to start MSME today

The Securities and Exchange Commission will hold today a webinar on how to start a micro, small or medium enterprise (MSME), its Bacolod City information officer, Clyde Padilla, said.

Guns, explosives recovered in encounter

Assorted guns and explosives were recovered by Army soldiers, after an encounter with suspected New People’s Army rebels Thursday in Sitio Amian, Brgy. Tan-awan, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.

17 in Valladolid graduate from rehab

A graduation ceremony was held Sunday in Valladolid, Negros Occidental, for the 17 graduates of the Community Based Rehabilitation Program for persons who used drugs (PWUDs)