The widening of the 1.2-kilometer access road at the Bacolod-Negros Occidental Economic Highway leading to the Bacolod-Silay Airport road in Silay City is nearing completion, District Engineer Jaime Javellana of the Department of Public Works and Highways Negros Occidental 1st District Engineering Office, said.
Two persons died in a shooting incident Sunday in Sitio Huebisan, Brgy. Marcelo, Calatrava, Negros Occidental, with the suspect managing to escape despite hack injuries.
Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and about 20 of his staff have gone on self-isolation after a utility worker at his office tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday morning, Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said.
The Department of Labor and Employment Negros Occidental Field Office has intensified the inspection of temporary dwelling facilities of migratory sugar workers (MSWs) or “sacadas” from Antique.