PrimeWater takes control of Bacolod water operation

The Villar Group’s PrimeWater Infrastructure Inc. will invest a total of P1.6 billion to improve the water supply system in Bacolod City during the first five years of its 25-year joint venture agreement with the Bacolod City Water District.          

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Negros Occidental to adopt ICT apps of provincial scholars

The Negros Occidental Information and Communications Technology scholars enrolled at STI-WNU University in Bacolod City, presented to Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson their ICT outputs, that the provincial government will make use of, as part of employing ICT to spur economic

‘Get supply from ASF free areas’

Online sellers are encouraged to procure pork and pork products from areas free of African swine fever. Dr. Jonic Natividad, chief of the Regulatory Division of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit Western Visayas, said yesterday that they have

May 13 a regular holiday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared May 13 a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’l Fitr, or the Feast of Ramadan. Proclamation No. 1142, signed by Duterte yesterday, declares May 13 as a regular holiday to “bring the

‘We are winning the peace’

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff, Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, attributed the “winning of peace” to the National Task Force–Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict. Sobejana said yesterday that NTF-ELCAC is a mechanism of convergence among

33 more Bacolod, Negros police positive for Covid

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Thirty-two more police personnel assigned at the Bacolod City Police Office, and one in the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday. The Philippine National Police Health Service reported that Covid-19 active cases

Minors, elders can register for PhilSys

Filipinos aged 15 to 17 and 65 and above, who opt to register for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys), may leave their homes, Malacañang said yesterday. This was after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases