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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No let-up in focused military operations vs. NPA

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN As the New People’s Army in the Visayas region, including Negros Island, continues to weaken, Lt. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the AFP Visayas Command, has vowed no let-up in focused military operations, coupled with the

8 drug suspects nabbed, P400T in shabu seized

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Eight drug suspects were arrested by the police in separate buy bust operations on February 1 in Negros Occidental, yielding more than P400,000 worth of suspected shabu, as well as guns and ammunition. Ma. Chin-Chin Cuadra

Pumpboat capsizes, 9 passengers rescued

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN Nine passengers of a capsized pump boat were rescued within the territorial waters of EB Magalona in Negros Occidental, on February 4. The pump boat of nine individuals, seven of which are residents of Manapla, Negros

Bago City holds training on mgmt. of dead, missing persons

Personnel of various government offices and agencies in Bago City are attending the five-day Coaches’ Training on the Management of the Dead and Missing Persons (MDM), from January 30 to February 3. The training, in partnership with the Department of

Globe logs over 11M prepaid SIM registrants

Globe Telecom has registered more than 11 million active prepaid SIMs, around a month after the law mandating all Filipinos to register their SIMs took full effect. Globe hit the milestone 11-million mark on Monday, January 30, 2023, around a

Still no registration, no entry at Hermit Mountain

Twilight at Hermit Mountain, Barangay Bi-ao, Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, where visitors must register at least a day before travel, at the Binalbagan Municipal Tourism Office, or online.* Renzi Juarez/CCN photo