COVID patients to get help

Employees of the Cadiz City government, who will be infected with coronavirus disease, while performing frontline functions in combating the pandemic, are entitled to medical assistance, Mayor Salvador Escalante Jr. said.           The Cadiz City government has about 740 employees

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Abduction incidents isolated cases – PNP

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The police yesterday dismissed the series of abduction incidents in Negros Occidental as isolated cases. PLt. Judesses Catalogo, spokesperson of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, yesterday said that he believes that two incidents were perpetrated

Caring beyond hospital walls

(PART 2 OF 2) Balay Atipan’s system is data driven. This enables specialists to do teleconsult via Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Zoom and social media applications like Messenger. While doing the teleconsult, a doctor can view a patient’s medical

Political coalition dubbed ‘UNe-Love’

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN With the political coalition between United Negros Alliance and Love Negros apparently effective during the 2019 and 2022 elections, Negros Occidental Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer yesterday has renamed it as “Une-Love”. “There are no party lines

Oil extends losses from weak industrial data

Oil prices continued losses yesterday over weaker-than-expected industrial data from big economies, raising global recession concerns. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at USD99.14 per barrel at 9:47 a.m. local time (0647 GMT) for a 0.89 percent decrease after the

OVP opens Bacolod satellite office

Himamaylan Mayor Raymund Tongson, Ian Canson, Annabelle Mossser, Dr. Chris Sorongon, former Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia and Cano Tan (l-r) at the opening of the 7th satellite office of Vice President Sara Duterte in Bacolod City Monday.*

A positive experience

After almost 2.5 years of somehow successfully avoiding the coronavirus without having to resort to extreme social isolation, my household finally got COVID. Now that I come to think of it, it’s been a wonder how we haven’t gotten it