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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.

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...

SK fed rep worries about youth mental health

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation of Bacolod seeks to provide psychosocial and psychological support to youth in this...

City dads okay P19M for City Hall workers

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The city council here has approved the P19 million budget for the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) of City Hall employees.

Council urges Mayor Bing to consider using available funds for building city hospital

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The city council here has approved on Wednesday 18 November a resolution appealing to City Mayor Evelio Leonardia...

Bacolod City honors WHO consultant in COVID-19 fight

Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia signed an executive order recognizing the efforts of the World Health Organization consultant Dr. Ralph Nico Selibio, through simple rites...

Bing asks council: pass performance bonus measure for City Hall workers

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested the city council to pass an Appropriation Ordinance for the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB)...

City resumes partial road clearing ops yesterday

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- The city has resumed its partial road clearing operation yesterday 16 November Monday.

Bing tells public: ping for help quick

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Mayor Evelio Leonardia reminded the public to seek immediate medical attention if they show "even the mildest symptoms” of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Laklak leads to temporary locking of 16 stores, waterpark operations parked

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Sixteen commercial establishments were temporarily closed for serving alcoholic beverages while the city is under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) status.

Bacolod EOC conducts training for San Carlos EOC

“The fight against COVID-19 is the fight of every man, woman, and child. But it is only when we help each other and fight as one that we will also survive as one from this terrible scourge.”

SUV, ambulance collide; 1 killed, 4 injured

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - A Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) hit an ambulance, killing one person and injuring four others on Wednesday, 11 November at San Sebastian-Lacson Streets.

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Bing asks IATF again: downgrade Q status to MGCQ

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested the National Inter-Agency Task Force (NIATF) to downgrade the quarantine status of the city to modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) by the month of December.

MassKara Coliseum to push through

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The construction of the P800 million Bacolod Masskara Coliseum and Museum will push through despite delays caused by...

Seven-hour outage in areas in Bago tomorrow

Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. informs its consumers that maintenance activities will be conducted tomorrow 28 November Saturday.

Battle of former World Champions who will prevail; Iron Mike or Captain Hook?

Former undisputed heavyweight world champion, Mike Tyson and former four-division world champion, Roy Jones Jr. will square off in an exhibition bout this weekend...