Mayor Renato Gustilo has placed the San Carlos City Hall and City Health Office under preventive lockdown, after the local government unit recorded 17 positive cases yesterday.
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.
The Bacolod City Legal Office-Enforcement Unit and market supervisors inspected vendors of the three major public markets in the city yesterday to determine how many complied and how many had not participated in the COVID-19 surveillance testing conducted Saturday.
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.
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Western Visayas yesterday logged 170 new COVID-19 cases, including the 11 cases in Negros Occidental and nine in highly-urbanized Bacolod City. Of the new cases, 57 were recorded in Iloilo City, and 39 in Iloilo province,
“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The 5,000-strong Panay Federation of Sugarcane Farmers, Inc. welcomed the appointment of Negrense Aurelio Gerardo Valderrama, Jr. to the Sugar Regulatory Administration Board, representing the planters, by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. In a statement, Danilo
BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN A Bacoleña lawyer has been designated by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as Undersecretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology. She is Atty. Jocelle Batapa Sigue, also a former councilor of Bacolod City. In a
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
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod recently approved on third and final reading an amendment to an ordinance ” Creating the Bacolod Local Culture and Arts Council” which was passed in 2006. Bacolod Councilor Em Ang, chairman of