Armenia ceasefire

by Gwynne Dyer This time, the truce will last. The 2,000 Russian troops flying into Armenia this week and fanning out to police the ceasefire lines in Nagorno-Karabakh are being sent there for five years renewable, and neither Armenia nor

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The show must go on!

Oh no! Was it the Secretary of Health who was quoted as saying that Christmas may bring other variants of this COVID scourge? Please, dear Lord, give us the gift of freedom from this pandemic on your birthday! It has

Covid hits 13 more cops

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LGUs post P825B in operating income

The total current operating income of the local government units rose from P738.54 billion in 2019 to P825.2 billion last year, representing an increase of P86.66 billion or 12 percent, as a result of their higher internal revenue allotment and

HPG holding motorcycle riding course

A PNP Highway Patrol Group operative performs a motorcycle stunt at the start of the motorcycle riding course at Camp Alfredo Montelibano Sr. in Bacolod City Saturday* Capitol PIO photo

Capitol to start inoculation of essential workers July 26

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN / ADRIAN P. NEMES III The provincial government of Negros Occidental will start the vaccination of those in the A4 category, or frontline personnel in essential sectors, including uniformed personnel, on July 26 to 30, Provincial

Capitol pays P9.5M crop insurance

The provincial government of Negros Occidental turned over P9,500,400 to the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation, for the crop insurance and protection of more farmers in the province, through the Negros First Universal Crop Insurance Program. Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson handed