BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The coronavirus disease positivity rate in Negros Occidental was down to six percent in the first 18 days of November, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said. The positivity rate is the percentage of those who tested
Farmer beneficiaries of the collective Certificate of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program will soon receive their individual land titles, through a Department of Agrarian Reform project which supports the parcelization of lands. “Now, when
In recognition of his “invaluable and selfless service” to the City of Bacolod, particularly to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Mayor Evelio Leonardia signed Executive Order No. 71 series of 2020, bestowing “appreciation and profound gratitude” to Dr. Ralph Nico
Several Bacolod officials were surprised to learn of the decision of the Sandiganbayan Monday acquitting former Bacolod mayor Monico Puentevella over the controversial purchase of P26-million IT (information technology) computer packages for public schools from 2002 to 2006. Punong
The water summit in Negros Occidental last year, that was organized by the provincial government, in tandem with Rep. Francisco Benitez, has paid off, after it has caught the attention of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Philippines
The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City approved a subsidiary motion authored by Councilor Renecito Novero requesting the City Mayor’s Office to study the possibility of building a city-owned public hospital using available funds during a virtual session Wednesday. Novero
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has directed the Department of Transportation in Western Visayas to find a solution to the problem of Bacolodnons on the availability of public transportation during the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine period.
Three police stations and a special unit of the Bacolod City Police Office have new chiefs.
Women of the Philippines! Aren’t you glad you are living in this country and not in Saudi Arabia? Just as I was writing this, news came out of TV that a women’s rights defender had been sent to what they