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Police officers were stationed at the Calatrava Public Market in Barangay Suba, Calatrava, Negros Occidental. CALATRAVA PNP PHOTO

Calatrava has highest number of poll hotspots in NegOCc

BACOLOD City – Of the 31 local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental, Calatrava has the most election areas of concern (EACs). The Commission on...
The National Food Authority Council sets a new buying price for dry and wet palay to give farmers better income. PIA-NCR PHOTO

NFA begins purchase of ‘palay’ from NegOcc farmers

BACOLOD City – To help Negros Occidental farmers recover from recent adverse weather conditions, the National Food Authority (NFA) has started buying unhusked rice,...

No areas under Comelec control in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – There is no need for the 51 barangays in Negros Occidental to be placed under the direct control of the Commission...
Lacson OKs use of Paglaum complex for MassKara Festival

Lacson OKs use of Paglaum complex for MassKara Festival

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental’s Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson has given the green light to the Bacolod City Government’s request to use the province’s...
Six alleged New People’s Army rebels were riding a tricycle when they encountered the troops of the Philippine Army’s 47th Infantry Battalion in Purok Lubi, Barangay Tabugon, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental on Sept. 21. 96.7 XFM BACOLOD FB PHOTO

CHR to probe Kabankalan clash

BACOLOD City – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has announced its intention to conduct an independent investigation into the encounter that transpired on...

Army wipes out ‘NPA’ squad in Kabankalan

BACOLOD City – The Philippine Army’s 47th Infantry Battalion (47IB) neutralized an alleged six-man squad of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Barangay Tabugon,...
The Provincial Health Office of Negros Occidental advises the public to avoid wading in floodwaters and to wear boots as a preventive measure against contracting the bacteria that causes leptospirosis. BACOLOD CITY PIO PHOTO

30 out of 31 NegOcc LGUs log ‘leptos’ cases

BACOLOD City – Suspected cases of leptospirosis have been reported in 30 out of the 31 local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental, data...
Small rice retailers affected by the price cap will get a maximum subsidy of P15,000 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development. AJ PALCULLO/PN

967 more rice retailers get P14.5M in cash aid

ILOILO City – A total of 967 micro rice retailers in Western Visayas received cash assistance under the Sustainable Livelihood Program - Economic Relief...
Thirty-seven micro rice retailers in Negros Occidental received cash assistance on Sept. 13 and 14. DSWD WESTERN VISAYAS PHOTO

Over 200 NegOcc rice retailers to get aid today

BACOLOD City – More small rice retailers in Negros Occidental complying with the government-imposed price cap will each receive their one-time P15,000 cash assistance...
The Diocese of Bacolod says the only Mass to be streamed and broadcast is the 10 a.m. Sunday Mass at the San Sebastian Cathedral for the sake of the sick and the homebound. SAN SEBASTIAN CATHEDRAL – BACOLOD FB PHOTO

Bacolod diocese to stop online broadcast of Masses Sept. 24

BACOLOD City – The Diocese of Bacolod would implement changes in the live streaming of Masses in churches following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions...