Negros Occidental

Early okay of P4.4B budget assured

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental is targeting to complete the deliberations of the proposed P4.4 billion budget of the province for 2021, before the end of this month.           This was after the SP Committee on Finance, chaired by

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Dumaguete inoculates almost 50% of target population

The city government of Dumaguete City has inoculated close to half of its total target population against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), a report from the City Health Office showed on Tuesday. The report showed that a total of 52,543

Agri, infra damage wrought by ‘Jolina’ exceeds P1B

The damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by Typhoon Jolina has so far amounted to over P1.12 billion. In its update Tuesday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said damage to agriculture from the typhoon has been placed

School in summer?

As I was starting to write this column, news flashed on TV that schools in the country will open in September. Imagine how happy students, especially those in the lower grades will be to hear that. Several weeks more of

Vista Alegre house damaged by fire

BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO The Bureau of Fire Protection responded to a fire call at about 8:27 a.m. yesterday in Vista, Alegre, Bacolod City due to a fire incident that was started by a 13-year-old boy with down syndrome. Bacolod

37.7M COVID doses jabbed

The Philippines has administered 37,728,114 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines nationwide as of September 9, the National Task Force Against Covid-19 reported on Friday. The National Covid-19 vaccination dashboard data showed 21,589,180 received their first dose while 16,138,934 have

October eyed as start of general population vaccination

President Rodrigo Duterte raised the possibility that the vaccination of the general population against the coronavirus might proceed in October, once the country gets a “stable” supply of the coronavirus jabs. “I’d like the people to know that we are