A 30-man special unit of the Philippine National Police Maritime Command has been activated and deployed in Hinobaan, Negros Occidental. Col. Simeon Gane, PNP Maritime Command regional director for Western Visayas, led the activation and deployment of the
Eighteen Negrense women, who are returning overseas Filipino workers, received P10,000 in financial assistance each from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO). The recipients, who are beneficiaries of the Balik Pinay, Balik Hanapbuhay
The requested de-escalation status of Bacolod City from General Community Quarantine to Modified General Community Quarantine effective Dec. 1 got the support and endorsement of the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Water remained the main carrier of commodities traded within the country during the third quarter of the year. Domestically traded commodities transported through water totaled 2,293,409 tons valued at PHP91.185 billion, preliminary data released by the Philippine Statistics
Boxing champion Gennady Golovkin will face Kamil Szeremeta next month in Florida in a middleweight title bout originally scheduled for February but postponed due to the coronavirus. IBF champ Golovkin and Polish challenger Szeremeta will meet on December
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday that he is joining senior citizens in availing of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019. This was after Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia got his first dose
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Inter-Agency Task Force denied the request of the provincial government of Negros Occidental to place the province under the General Community Quarantine status because the Covid-19 infection rate has not reached the required level for
The period of stay and employment of overseas Filipino workers in Korea, who are under the Employment Permit System (EPS) and whose contract term expires within the period April 13, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2021, has been extended for one
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The police seized more than P2.7 million worth of suspected shabu from several drug suspects arrested in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental on Friday and Saturday. Combined operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation-Bacolod District Office,
Joining the movement of sharing basic and essential goods among Filipinos around the country amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, several individuals and groups have set up community pantries in various areas in Bacolod City yesterday. Photographs of free food
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Bacolod Mayor Evelio “Bing” Leonardia said yesterday that he is not yet ready to entertain politics since the health and safety of the people are on top of his priorities during this time of the pandemic.