SSS warns members of online fixers

The Social Security System (SSS) is warning its members that it is not affiliated with any social media accounts and pages offering online assistance to members and pensioners asking for certain fees in exchange for facilitating transactions.


14 nabbed, P177K in shabu seized

Policemen and operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency have arrested 14 drug suspects in a series of buy-bust operations during the weekend in Negros Occidental, that yielded P177, 400 worth of suspected shabu.


Black sand mining opposed

Several youth organizations, student councils, non-governmental organizations, civil society, and concerned groups and sectors have raised their growing indignation on the planned mining of black sand under the guise of dredging, declogging, and desiltation in the resource-rich coastlines of Negros.


EB Magalona to reopen eco-trail

Following the re-opening of Boracay for tourists, Mayor Marvin Malacon said yesterday that the kilometer-long mangrove eco-trail in Brgy. Tomongtong, EB Magalona, Negros Occidental, will open within this month, but only for Saraviahanons.


City faces shortage of nurses

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested the National Inter-Agency Task Force (NIATF) Against COVID-19 to send augmentation personnel to Bacolod to address the serious shortage

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Four-day work week at Capitol

The Negros Occidental provincial government adopted a four-day work week and a day of work from home starting Monday, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Eid’l Adha holiday today

President Rodrigo Duterte has issued Proclamation No. 985 declaring today a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).