More Negrense centenarians receive P100K in financial aid

            Thirteen more Negrense centenarians received P100,000 each in a door-to-door distribution of cash assistance, led by Gov. Eugenio Lacson in the cities of Bago, Himamaylan, and Kabankalan, and the municipalities of Hinigaran and Ilog on Nov. 25.             The


4 soldiers awarded gallantry medals

            Four enlisted personnel of the 11th Infantry Battalion were awarded with Gold Cross Medals for gallantry in action Thursday, in connection with the campaign against the New People’s Army in Negros Oriental.             Negrense Lt. Gen. Roberto Ancan, commanding


Comelec offers online facility for registrants

            The Commission on Elections said voter applicants can use its online registration facility to help them register for the May 2022 national and local elections.             According to the poll body, applicants may register by accomplishing forms thru iRehistro


Sagay policeman dies in ‘accidental firing’

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN             An intelligence police operative died due to an alleged “accidental firing” in Barangay Zone 4, Cadiz City in Negros Occidental on Thursday night.             Lt. Col. Robert Mansueto, Cadiz City police chief, yesterday identified the


Do not withhold Covid info, residents told

            Persons withholding information that could help prevent the spread of Covid-19 will face fines and jail terms in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental.             The warning was issued by Dr. Wilmer Yap, Emergency Operations Center incident commander, in response


PNP to tighten watch during holiday season

            The Philippine National Police will strictly implement minimum health protocols in public places and other areas of convergence for the holiday season, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).             PNP spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Ildebrandi


Balikbayans, kin allowed to enter PH

            Balikbayans or former Filipino citizens, including their spouses and children who are travelling with them, may enter the Philippines starting December 7, Malacañang announced yesterday.             Also permitted is the entry of Filipino citizens’ foreign spouses and children, who


Special kids get educational aid

            Forty-eight school children of the Special Education Program (SPED) in Bago City were given educational assistance by the city government, through the City Social Services and Development Office.             They are the first batch of children with disabilities, who


SSS releases P25.2 billion for pensions

            The Social Security System (SSS), through Development Bank of the Philippines, has already released its December pension and 13th month bonus amounting to P23.1 billion to Philippine Electronic Fund Transfer System and Operations Network (PESONet) participating banks and other


Tiamzon couple’s conviction a victory for victims of NPA

            Military and police officials said yesterday the conviction of ranking Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) officials Benito and Wilma Tiamzon on charges of kidnapping and serious illegal detention is a victory for the victims of the

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City tracks ‘missing’ Covid-hit Bacoleños

Bacolod Councilor Renecito Novero is seeking the cooperation of several Bacolodnons, who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) during the August 28 to 29 mass testing conducted in Bacolod City, but could not be contacted by the barangays.

Murcia continues to give relief goods

Almost four months after the initial declaration of quarantine measures in the province, the municipality of Murcia, Negros Occidental, continues to give out relief goods to affected residents.

Zion back in NBA bubble

New Orleans Pelicans rookie star Zion Williamson has returned to the NBA’s quarantine bubble, but might not be in fit condition for the team’s NBA restart opener Thursday.