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Microsoft releases an update to remove Adobe Flash in Windows

According to Microsoft, the latest Windows update will remove Adobe Flash Player from your Windows device and cannot be re-installed.

LOCAL NEWS

Crimes and the city | Librarian finds dead man sitting on chair, shells land men in jail and some busts

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – A librarian of the Bacolod City College found a fellow worker dead today sitting on an office chair around 8:30 am.

‘Unite against privatization’: power coop manager calls on solons, consumers

HIMAMAYLAN CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The lawyer-acting manager of the local power utilities firm servicing four cities and several towns called on solons and consumers to "unite against privatization" amid fears from some quarters about a looming takeover of distribution services in the province by a private entity.

“Let him dance to his own music,” BACIWA board chair says over Jun’s tirades

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Lawyer Lorendo Dilag, chair of the board of directors of the Bacolod City Water District, brushed off the tirades of lone opposition Councilor Wilson "Jun" Gamboa Jr. after his adjective-laden privilege speech over the termination of dozens of BACIWA employees.

PROVINCIAL NEWS

Tour of the Fireflies 2021 in Maylan: a showcase of bayanihan

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - When bikers pedal through the village of Carabalan in the southern Negros city of Himamaylan and make a stop on the sub-village of Bulod, they will be treated to food that goes back almost to antiquity.

JTF commander vows to hit insurgency hard

“We will not just hit them; but we will hit them hard for the protection of the Filipino people whom we are serving!"

Province allocates P30M for vaccine purchase

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The provincial government has allocated P30 million budget for the purchase of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines from...

NATIONAL NEWS

Coast Guard keeps eye on terrorism, drugs

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has kept an eye on the issues on terrorism, drug smuggling and illegal fishing in Negros Island.

SEC waives fines for non-filing, late reports during community quarantine

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will waive the imposition of fines and other monetary penalties for the non-filing and late submission of reportorial requirements of corporations during the community quarantine, a press release from the SEC said.

Support, strengthen inclusive local disaster risk reduction

The Disaster Risk Reduction Network Philippines (DRRNetPhils) has called for an enhanced support to local mechanisms and structures in order the strengthen local preparedness in times of disaster, as well as strengthen prevention and mitigation efforts and interventions, and to move forward with better coordination and communication mechanisms.

TRENDING

How to Register in Bacolod BaCTraC in 5 easy steps

The Bacolod Bactrac is a web-based contact tracing system mobile-based app developed for efficient contact tracing of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the city and, consequently, allows the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Task Force to easily locate people suspected of having contact with COVID-19 patients.

Sports

Tour of the Fireflies 2021 in Maylan: a showcase of bayanihan

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - When bikers pedal through the village of Carabalan in the southern Negros city of Himamaylan and make a stop on the sub-village of Bulod, they will be treated to food that goes back almost to antiquity.