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RTC upholds dismissal of complaint vs. Baciwa

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Regional Trial Court Branch 45 upheld its earlier decision dismissing the petition filed by the group of Councilor Wilson Gamboa for a declaratory relief and declaration of nullity of the joint venture agreement (JVA)

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2 more ROFs to face falsification raps

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Provincial Legal Office will add two more returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) from Negros Occidental to the list of respondents, who will be charged for falsification of public documents and violation of health protocols, Provincial Administrator

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11 Negros Occidental LGUs receive awards

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Eleven local government units in Negros Occidental were honored and conferred awards by the Department of the Interior and Local Government during the Provincial Anti-Drug Summit at the Negros Residences in Bacolod City on Friday. The

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Capitol proposing tax relief

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The provincial government of Negros Occidental is proposing a tax relief for real property owners, who failed to pay their tax obligations for 2020 and prior years, amounting to P2.8 billion, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said

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Meat prices up in city, Neg. Occ.

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Meat prices in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, registered an increase of P2 to P16 per kilo as of Monday, Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena confirmed yesterday. Carabao meat is now sold at P266.45 per kilo,

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DENR orders closure of open dumpsites

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu has ordered all the agency’s Environmental Management Bureau regional directors to step up efforts against open dumpsites in their respective areas of jurisdiction, noting that Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological

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More assistance for flood victims

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Residents of EB Magalona, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay, who were hit twice by flashfloods in the first two weeks of 2021 received assistance from Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa recently. Rep. Francisco Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd

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Swab test for ROFs, OFWs

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN There is no stopping the provincial government of Negros Occidental in requiring returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and overseas Filipino workers to undergo swab testing upon their arrival, following confirmation that the UK variant of Covid-19 is

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P140M allotted to improve Bacolod satellite markets

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III More than P140 million will be poured in by the Department of Public Works and Highways for the renovation of three satellite public markets in Bacolod City that will start this year. Of the amount,

2 more ROFs to face falsification raps

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Provincial Legal Office will add two more returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) from Negros Occidental to the list of respondents, who will be charged for falsification of public documents and violation of health protocols, Provincial Administrator

11 Negros Occidental LGUs receive awards

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Eleven local government units in Negros Occidental were honored and conferred awards by the Department of the Interior and Local Government during the Provincial Anti-Drug Summit at the Negros Residences in Bacolod City on Friday. The

Be legal and moral troops, NOCPPO urged

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson urged the Negros Occidental police officers yesterday to be legal and moral troops. In dealing with problems involving criminality, illegal drugs, and insurgency, Lacson said that while the task of policemen and

Eala clinches 1st pro trophy

Filipina tennis player Alex Eala won her first title in the professional ranks after ruling the ITF Rafa Nadal Academy World Tour in Spain. The 15-year-old defeated Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2, in the final on Sunday. Eala overcame a

Bren wins M2 title

Bren Esports capped a momentous Sunday for Philippine sports after capturing the Mobile Legends Bang Bang World Championship in Singapore. Bren prevailed over Myanmar’s Burmese Ghouls in the best-of-seven M2 grand finals that went to a down-the-wire Game 7 as