COVID-19

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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Capitol dep’t head COVID positive

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz confirmed yesterday that a Capitol department head, who is the officer-in-charge of the Provincial Budget Office, tested positive for COVID-19.           Diaz, however, said the officemates of the OIC, who were immediately

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The Fifth Loaf

Today’s gospel narrative continues that of last Sunday’s wherein Jesus is met by a vast crowd as he and his disciples reach the other side of the lake. Mark comments that Jesus’ heart is moved with pity at the sight,

Families flee homes amid armed clashes

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN About 14 families composed of 40 individuals fled their homes and sought refuge with their relatives in the lowlands, following a series of encounters on July 20 in Sitio Guinobatan, Brgy. Caningay, Candoni, Negros Occidental, between

Youlink community channel on

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Youlink Community channel and the Youlink.store were officially launched Friday at the Good Shepherd Training Center in Brgy. Taculing, Bacolod City. Executive producer and creative director Edu Pillora of YCC said the channel is

CLMMRH prepared for Delta variant

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III “Do not worry,” Dr. Julius Drilon, chief of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City, assured the public over the weekend. Because, he said, the “CLMMRH is prepared in case of a

Want to join a trip to the moon?

For the first time in my life yesterday, I wished I were a billionaire. Why? I would have been able to join Jeff Bezos and his gang on their next visit to the moon and see what it is really

Travel ban covers Thailand, Malaysia amid Delta threat

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