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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SMC’s Odette relief efforts continue

San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) response efforts for provinces hit by typhoon Odette continues, with food and water donations totaling over P35 million to date. This, as fuel subsidiary Petron Corporation managed to restore full operations to most of its damaged

New Year’s resolve

Our world was looking like it was at the verge of normalizing as we celebrated the holidays like it was 2019 when the chances of the long-awaited bounce back was suddenly shot down as soon as the calendar turned.  In

Crime incidents drop by 13.22%

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) reported yesterday a reduction of total crime volume in the province by 13.22 percent last year compared to year 2020. Crime volume went down from 2,950 in 2020 to

Preaching and dealing with devils

We somehow have to get involved in these things if we are to truly follow Christ. In the gospel, that is what Christ was doing. (cfr. Mk 1,29-39) “He went into their synagogues, preaching and driving out demons throughout the