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
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Tech4ed Center was among the winners in the PhilCecNet Pandemic Resilience Award under the “Support for Teachers and Students” category. The award was received virtually yesterday by Gov. Eugenio
BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Bacolod City Social Welfare and Development Office will distribute P31,310,000 in emergency cash subsidy to residents starting tomorrow until Saturday. City Social Welfare and Development head Pacita Terro said the amount will be distributed
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN P/Brig. Gen. Rolando Miranda, the newly-installed regional police director of Western Visayas, yesterday vowed a relentless anti-drug campaign, and tasked regional and provincial police to go after High Value Individual drug personalities. Miranda, in his acceptance
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Rep. Francisco Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) said yesterday that raising the age in determining statutory rape, from 12 years old to below 16, widens the shield of the law in protecting minors from sexual predators
The provincial government of Negros Occidental and local producers signed a memorandum of understanding to supply hogs to Luzon, and the ceremony was held at the Provincial Veterinary Office in Bacolod City yesterday.
Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya said he hopes that the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) will be able to reconcile their data concerning the hospital’s claims receivable from PhilHealth amounting to P134.6 million, as of June 30.
A fisherman and a laborer were reported by the police to have drowned Saturday in Hinigaran and Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.
Three more Negros Occidental provincial government employees have been suspended for 60 days pending investigation of complaints lodged against them, Provincial Legal Officer Alberto Nellas Jr. said yesterday.