Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Negros launches P2-M Insurance Program

The province of Negros Occidental launched the P2-million Insurance Program for the benefit 5,555 barangay health workers (BHWs). The program has a provision for life...

Bacolod business group opposes 14th month pay

The Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) has opposed the bill filed by Senate President Vicente Sotto III, which seeks 14th month...
Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr.

Marañon backs PNoy on DAP

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. has openly supported the position of President Benigno Aquino III on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). “We should thank...

NegOcc borrows another 10K bags of rice from Iloilo

Still without a final schedule on the arrival of its imported rice stocks, the National Food Authority (NFA) in Negros Occidental again borrowed an...
Price of chicken in wet market increase

Price of chicken ‘slightly’ increases in Negros

The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) of Negros Occidental reported a slight increase in the price of dressed chicken in the local market due to...
Ralph Richard “Siote” Tan (center) is a national nominee in the search for Tourism Star award individual category, a program organized by the Department of Tourism Central Office. He is joined by Janice E. Esmane, DOT Investments Promotion Officer (1st from left) and Sarah Gemanil, Tourism Officer I. The awarding will be held in Malacanang on September this year. Campuestohan highland resort was developed in an area which was once a grassland at Sitio Campuestohan, Barangay Cabacungan, Talisay City and has turned out to be a top tourist destination in the province of Negros Occidental.

Campuestohan Highland Resort owner gets nomination in Tourism Star Awards

Ralph Richard “Siote” Tan is a national nominee in the  Tourism Star Awards (individual category,) a program organized by the Department of Tourism Central...

Bacolod City gears up for 21-day MassKara Festival

This year’s MassKara Festival will feature 21 days of revelry that will officially start on Oct. 8, with highlights scheduled on October 26-28. The organizer,...
More than P35 million worth of loans were turned over to 10 agrarian reform beneficiary organizations (ARBOs)

DAR support services continue

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) gave out loans, certificates of land ownership award (CLOA) and citations to program beneficiaries as part of their...

NegOcc Prov’l Board approves P4-B budget for 2019

The Provincial Board of Negros Occidental approved on third and final reading on Nov. 7 the province’s P4.002-billion annual budget for 2019. The passage of...

11 new prosecutors assigned to Negros

Out of the 72 prosecutors that President Benigno S. Aquino III recently appointed, 11 have been assigned to the province of Negros Occidental. Justice Secretary...