353,000 register in BaCTrac

The Bacolod City coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Contact Tracing (BaCTrac) System has registered some 353,012 residents and 7,012 business establishments, as of yesterday.           City Ordinance (CO) 941, “An Ordinance Implementing the Covid-19 Contact Tracing in the City of Bacolod”,

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What did WHO find in Wuhan?

Was that good news? The latest we heard was that the “Perseverance”, the space ship sent off to the planet Mars, has successfully landed. Alas, we who now rely only on TV (or the DAILY STAR) for news, have no

195 workers avail of low cost housing

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DTI reiterates support to local cooperatives

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Public cooperation needed for vaccine success: mayor

Vaccination is the only way to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, that is why public cooperation with the program is necessary, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia, national president of the League of Cities of the Philippines, said. This was among the major

Bird-watching safe despite AI virus threat

Local government units with wetlands where migratory birds flock can continue promoting bird-watching even with the reported poultry-to-human transmission of the H5N8 avian influenza (AI) virus strain in Russia. There is a slim chance for migratory birds to bring H5N8

Fans, but no cheering, in Olympic torch relay

Spectators will be allowed to line the route when the Olympic flame begins its delayed relay across Japan next month, organizers said, but cheering will be strictly banned. The torch relay was scrapped just days before it was due to