RIATF defers LSI travel to Cadiz, La Castellana

The inbound travel of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) to Cadiz City and La Castellana in Negros Occidental has been suspended by the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (RIATF), to pave the way for disinfection and decontamination of their respective quarantine facilities.

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Cojuangco-Jaworski joins IOC exec board

Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski will become part of the powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board after she was voted into the body during the virtual IOC session early Saturday.

Confed backs call to halt importation

The Confederation of Sugar Producers said they are happy that more sugar stakeholders are against sugar importation and enjoined other industry players to be united in urging the government to stop its importation program, at least until the next crop year.

More frontliners test Covid-positive

There are 37 new COVID-19 positive cases in Negros Occidental, and three in Bacolod City, including four frontliners, the Department of Health reported yesterday.


This was the cry of medical frontliners nationwide as they seek for a two-week lockdown to help them recuperate from the mental stress, tiredness, fear and anxiety that the health system may collapse if government fails to refine its pandemic control strategies.