Alijis fire

Firemen responding to a fire incident in Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod City yesterday that destroyed a structure made of light materials*


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LAST DAYS OF SUMMER. As PAGASA has declared the start of the rainy season, revelers enjoy the remaining days of summer at Lakawon Island in Cadiz City.* Nonoy Catugas/CCN photo


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TOURISM RECOVERY. Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson and Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat met on Tuesday in Silay City, Negros Occidental. They discussed the provincial government’s initiatives on tourism recovery.*Capitol PIO photo


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NEW TOURIST DESTINATION. The Bali inspired Isla Madalag EcoHaven, a new tourist destination in EB Magalona, Negros Occidental that will soon open for tourists.* IMEH photo


Mansilingan fire

Smoke obscures the area as firemen respond to a fire call in Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City, Saturday.* Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade photo


Hari ng Pilipinas pageant on

The official candidates of Hari ng Pilipinas 2022 with provincial pageant director Joelito Aspan Orencio Jr. (center), during the sashing ceremony and press presentation at the Northwest Inn Hotel in Bacolod City yesterday.*

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Firetruck serves as bridal car

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO “Worth the wait to finally celebrate.” These were the text printed on the wedding invitation of a Bacolod fire officer who took off with his bride on a firetruck which served as their bridal car, during

No Omicron subvariant reported in Bacolod

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The officer-in-charge of the Bacolod City Health Office said there are no reported cases of the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 in the city. Dr. Edwin Miraflor yesterday said they have not received any confirmatory test from the

Guv mulls lifting curfew

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN With COVID-19 cases in the province reduced to single digits, Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson is mulling the possibility of lifting the curfew in Negros Occidental. Lacson, however, said yesterday he will consult first with the mayors

BACIWA retirees seek release of incentives

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO Retired employees of the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) sought the assistance of city officials of Bacolod regarding the release of their retirees’ incentives (RI) amounting to P165 million, accrued from November 14, 2020. Newly installed

6ID gets new commander, Negrense head retires

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negrense Maj. Gen. Juvy Max Uy, who officially retired from the military service on May 21, was replaced by Brig. Gen. Eduardo Gubat, also an Ilonggo, as acting commander of the Army’s 6th Infantry Division in

BCPO seizes P1.3M in shabu

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN An estimated P1.3 million worth of suspected shabu was recovered yesterday by the police during a buy-bust operation at Purok Neptune in Brgy. Singcang Airport, Bacolod City. PCol. Joseph Thomas Martir, director of the Bacolod City