Talisay recalibrates Covid drive

Mayor Neil Lizares yesterday reconvened the Talisay City, Negros Occidental, local Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to recalibrate the city’s drive against the spread of COVID-19.


Lower quarantine status for city sought

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested Health Secretary Francisco Duque lll Thursday to deescalate the community quarantine status of Bacolod City from General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) effective yesterday due to the continuous reduction of additional COVID-19 cases in the city.


90% recover from COVID-19 in city: doc

COVID-19 is real and should not be taken lightly, Dr. Hector Gayares, medical deputy of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said even as he assured the public that 90 percent of those who were infected in Bacolod City have recovered.


More cops positive for Covid

Troopers of the 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company have temporarily taken over the EB Magalona Police Station in Negros Occidental after its personnel were subjected to COVID-19 swab testing.


Mayor issues EO on religious gatherings

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia has issued Executive Order No. 63-A amending section 16 of EO No. 63 dated September 29, clarifying the application and implementation of the rule on religious gatherings while Bacolod City is under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) from October 1 to 31.

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SP commends medtech exam topnotcher

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City congratulated and commended Sidney Mel Aldeguer Flores for placing first in the March 2023 Medical Technologist Licensure Examination. The resolution authored by Councilor Em Ang, Israel Salanga and Lady Gles

Another big-time oil price rollback set

Oil companies have announced another price rollback effective today. In separate advisories, Caltex, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil and Shell said they will slash gasoline prices by P1.20 per liter and P1.85 per liter for diesel. Caltex, Seaoil and

P4.3M projects for Sagaynon farmers and fisherfolk

Agricultural and fisheries livelihood projects, estimated at P4.3 million, were turned over yesterday to various farmers and fisherfolk associations in Sagay City, at the Bugay-Sagay Agro-Aqua Village. The Department of Labor and Employment, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, and

Degamo slay suspect surrenders

• GILBERT P. BAYORAN A former Army soldier, reported by authorities to be a main player in the assassination of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo, has surrendered on Friday to the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Negros Island, disclosed

Job fair attracts applicants

• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO A 71-year-old man from Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City was among the job seekers who applied at the PESO Job Fair of the city government at SM City Bacolod yesterday. Jesus Ita-as yesterday said he would like

DOJ mulls placing Degamo slay suspects under lookout bulletin

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Saturday said it would place under the lookout bulletins the individuals linked to the killing of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo. Justice Undersecretary Mico Clavano said the move is part of further precautions, while