Sunday, December 5, 2021


Delta variant, vaccination rates blamed for CoViD surges

The Delta variant and the low vaccination rate were blamed for the surges in CoViD cases in Bacolod since the first quarantine status was declared last March 2020.

Crime Stories

Woman robbed, raped, stabbed lives to tell ordeal

Julius Mariveles and Kyle Jocson Grabbed. Raped. Robbed. Stabbed. This was the harrowing ordeal of a woman, 45, who survived the assault of a rapist and...

Hinobaan bank heist “flawlessly” done, could be related to coming polls, Army eyes Reds’ possible involvement

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - A ranking police official here said the armed heist by robbers of a bank in Hinobaan town was pulled off "flawlessly," indicating as to who could have been possibly involved in the crime.


Regional News

Army honors two slain soldiers as Reds call on media to “shatter terror from fascist state”

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Army has identified two of its soldiers who died of their wounds after an armed encounter with Communist rebels in the central Negros town of Moises Padilla, 3 November as the rebels called today on the media to become a force to "shatter terror from a fascist state."

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10,000 vaccines arriving to Bacolod tomorrow

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Ten thousand more Sinovac vaccine doses for Bacolod City are arriving tomorrow 5 June 2021, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said in statement furnished to Bacolod media today.


Negros gamebird industry loses billions over past two years

TALISAY CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - A top gamebird farm owner here said the local breeding industry has lost at least P3 billion over the past two years due to restrictions in response to the COVID pandemic.

Orola supports candidates endorsed by PRRD

Gubernatorial aspirant Atty. Juan N. Orola Jr., whose party is PDDS (Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan), is supporting candidates endorsed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

Blood banks creation for northern and southern Negros proposed by Orola

Creation of blood banks for Negros is strongly proposed by gubernatorial aspirant Atty. Juan “John” N. Orola Jr.

Justice delayed, justice denied for NegOr to NegOcc bus entry

Recently, the provincial government of Negros Occidental made a proclamation denying the request/proposal of Vallacar Transport in resuming its operation between Negros Occidental to Negros Oriental and vice versa.

Visayan Sea fishing ban to lead to “abundance”

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The early off-season of the Visayan Sea will lead to "more abundance" next year for commercial fishers while the closure that started this week will benefit small fishermen.


BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Senior Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has proposed three possible measures that could provide long-term solutions to the continuing rise of fertilizer prices in the country.
These were things that Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan hoped for during the 2022 polls where he is seeking the Vice Presidential seat as running mate of Vice President Leni Robredo.





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