Mayor Renato Gustilo has placed the San Carlos City Hall and City Health Office under preventive lockdown, after the local government unit recorded 17 positive cases yesterday.
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested Health Secretary Francisco Duque lll Thursday to deescalate the community quarantine status of Bacolod City from General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) effective yesterday due to the continuous reduction of additional COVID-19 cases in the city.
The Bacolod City Legal Office-Enforcement Unit and market supervisors inspected vendors of the three major public markets in the city yesterday to determine how many complied and how many had not participated in the COVID-19 surveillance testing conducted Saturday.
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has issued Executive Order No. 63-A amending section 16 of EO No. 63 dated September 29, clarifying the application and implementation of the rule on religious gatherings while Bacolod City is under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) from October 1 to 31.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Former Negros Occidental Provincial Treasurer Nilda Generoso may now process her retirement claims and other benefits. This was after Provincial Legal Officer Alberto Nellas Jr. said yesterday that there was no prima facie evidence against Generoso,
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental will ask for three million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, after the national government announced that it will take care of 70 percent of the country’s population, Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday. Lacson, who
Top seed Sofia Kenin admitted “being a Grand Slam champion” proved crucial as she saved a match point to reach the quarter-finals of the season-opening Abu Dhabi WTA tournament on Sunday. The defending Australian Open champion defeated 13th-seeded Yulia Putintseva
BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Finally, the long legal battle between Central Negros Electric Cooperative and the Bacolod City government over dues they owe each other will be resolved soon. This was after city officials and representatives of Ceneco met
An economist cited a likely lesser contribution of remittances on the Philippines’ annual output given the continued strengthening of the local currency, which, in turn, translates to lower remittance value in peso terms. In a report yesterday, ING Bank Manila
BY MAX N. MACAHILO Upland farmers of Murcia and Salvador Benedicto received P1.5 million in livelihood projects from the Department of Labor and Employment recently. The DOLE and the Provincial Environment Management Office turned over to the 104 members of