CAFGU member killed as rebels harass outpost

Suspected New People’s Army assassins shot and killed a member of the Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit Sunday and harassed a remote police outpost the next day, all in Brgy. Hinakpan, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental.


90% recover from COVID-19 in city: doc

COVID-19 is real and should not be taken lightly, Dr. Hector Gayares, medical deputy of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said even as he assured the public that 90 percent of those who were infected in Bacolod City have recovered.


And the Lord won

It was a weeklong circus that ended with the installation of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as the new Speaker of the House, replacing Alan Peter Cayetano.


Senate honors Marañon

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri sponsored Senate Resolution No. 544 on Tuesday, honoring the life of former Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr.


Iloilo, Bacolod travel to resume

Iloilo Mayor Jerry Treñas has issued an executive order allowing the resumption of travel from Bacolod City to Iloilo City effective today, but fastcraft operations may resume early next week yet.


3 die as Mustang hits truck

The driver of a Ford Mustang and his two passengers died when they hit the rear portion of an Isuzu 10-wheeler truck in front of the Jetti gas station at the Circumferential Road in Barangay Villamonte, Bacolod City, at about 1 a.m. yesterday.

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United City keeps Ceres-Negros core

United City will be virtually intact for the upcoming Philippines Football League (PFL) season after the club formerly known as Ceres Negros kept most of its players in its AFC Cup lineup.

Four-day lockdown set for Covid mass testing

A four-day “timeout weekend”, from August 28 to 31, will see the lockdown of four cities and one town in Negros Occidental for mass COVID-19 testing to curb the rising transmission of the deadly virus, provincial economic adviser, former Rep. Alfredo “Albee” Benitez, announced Saturday.