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Mayor Bing tells economic team to meet with local businessmen to discuss measures to revitalize economy

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Mayor Evelio Leonardia has instructed his economic team to meet with business leaders here to discuss measures that would perk up the local economy amid the continuing pandemic.

HOMEGROWN | Blaire’s Unique Picks: Baking in the time of corona

Who can remember their first baking experience? For this writer, it was when she was four, when she bent over to check the just-out-of-the-oven cake...

Bacolod startup develops first lab info system for San Miguel CoViD testing center

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - John Dave Duenas knows what RT-PCR test for COVID19 looks.

Chong: Blending business and service

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Early today, 1 July 2020, around 9am, a few people gathered outside a small refreshment, not even 50 square, along a main thoroughfare here.

Life, love, and the Great White North

When Gerardine “Daydine” Alcalde arrived in Canada in 2002, she was prepared to be homesick. She was also prepared to struggle, to experience a few adjustment pains, to encounter culture shock, as anybody in any new environment would.

To register or not register: Bane or boon for online sellers?

It was a bad time to have a baby. Babies are always welcome, but when all possible means of earning are shut down, when all...

NWTF bats for freedom from poverty

The Philippines, during the mid-1980s had the concentration of the poorest of the poor in rural areas, with than 80 percent of the poorest 30 percent of families. Negros, considered as the Sugar Bowl of the Philippines, is a primary example, with reports of widespread malnutrition and hunger.

MARKET MONITOR: Pork prices hiked, chicken prices dropped during pandemic, survey shows

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- The price of pork has the highest spike since the year started, until it settled on its prevailing price of P220 per kilo by May, the report from the Price Monitoring Unit under the City Mayor’s Office reveals.

Curfew off, sporting events and movies allowed, most businesses open under national IATF MGCQ

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The National Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has identified Bacolod City as among...

Vallacar seeks police assistance vs overcrowding in terminals

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Vallacar Transit, Inc. operator of Ceres Liner appeals to the local officials and members of the police...

SEC orders 4 Online Lending Apps to cease operations

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered the operators of four online lending applications to cease and...

VM warns business owners: ECQ violations can lead to shutdown

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Vice-Mayor El Cid Familiaran has warned business owners here that opening their stores while the Enhanced Community Quarantine...

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MONEYWATCH | “COVID response-centered” 2021 budget three hearings away from approval

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The P2.6 billion budget for 2021, down by at least P400 million compared to the 2020 one, is only around three hearings away from approval by the council here, the chair of the finance and appropriations committee told DNX.

DNX FASHION | Tahom | Ethical, sustainable fashion for a cause

Think of the scandalously expensive Birkin bag, or Louis Vuitton purse that costs as much as a down payment for a house.

Five-hour power outage in Murcia, DSB tomorrow

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. informs its consumers that maintenance activities will be conducted on November 21, Saturday.

Church to City Hall: shorten curfew hours for Simbang Gabi

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Diocese of Bacolod has requested the city government to reduce the curfew hours in December to give...