BY ADRIAN P NEMES III Four hundred traffic enforcers in Bacolod City will undergo surveillance testing tomorrow and Saturday to ensure that they are free from the coronavirus disease 2019. Executive assistant Ernie Pineda, who heads the city’s Quick Reaction
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Tourism destination areas in barangays Patag and Guimbalaon in Silay City, Negros Occidental, are now open to the public, with strict observance of mandated health protocols, City Administrator Jose Edward Davila yesterday said. But business establishments,
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Progressive Alliance of Capitol Employees is hopeful to receive the maximum amount of incentive under the Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA) this yuletide season, after it was signed yesterday by PACE president Renelo Lastierre and Gov.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Energy Development Corporation donated an RNA extractor to Negros Occidental to further strengthen the Covid-19 resiliency efforts of the province. The equipment, worth P3 million, was turned over yesterday by EDC’s community partners Marie Christine
The government has provided close to P30-billion financial assistance to over three million local and overseas workers affected by coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment said. Assistant Secretary Dominique Tutay, in a Laging Handa briefing,
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Despite limited budgets, mayors of two northern Negros Occidental municipalities are planning to allot funds for the purchase of vaccines against Covid for their constituents. EB Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon said yesterday that they can afford
BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Provincial Veterinary Office’s revenue collection dropped by 52.76 percent last year compared to 2019 due to the ongoing pandemic. Provincial veterinarian Renante Decena said their revenue collection in 2019 was P7.1 million while they
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Local officials are banking on the dredging of major rivers and tributaries in the 3rd district of Negros Occidental to address the perennial problem of flashfloods, the latest of which occurred during the New Year celebration
CLEARING OPS. Personnel of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office clearing a giant tamarind tree that was uprooted by strong winds in Brgy. Taculing, Bacolod yesterday* Bacolod DRRMO photo
Pray! Help is coming, according to the news. Help in the form of vaccines to be administered to our people. But alas, it will not cover a fourth of our population, as there will only be about 25 million doses.