Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Bacolod City Government

Bacolod City eyes P1.7-B loan from DBP

The Bacolod City Council has granted Mayor Evelio Leonardia the authority  to sign a P1.7-billion loan agreement with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP)...

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...

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...

BCPO steps up security ops as 39th MassKara opens tonight

The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) has intensified its security operations as the 39th MassKara Festival officially opens tonight at the Bacolod Public Plaza. Chief...
Renewal of licenses in the retailers of NFA in Iloilo

NegOcc rice stocks good for 30 days; harvest, imports to boost supply

The inventory of both commercial and government rice in Negros Occidental is only good for 30 days but the upcoming harvest and expected import...
The concreting of access road leading to Binadlan Falls in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental is ongoing. (Photo courtesy of DPWH Negros Occidental 2nd DEO)

DPWH builds access road leading to Binadlan Falls

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Negros Occidental Second District Engineering Office, in convergence with the Department of Tourism (DOT), is currently...

Negros sugar workers seek gov’t help to cope with lean season

A progressive workers group in Negros Occidental is asking the government to institutionalize mechanisms that will help sugar farm workers cope with the difficulties...

Rats hit rice farms in NegOcc; losses pegged at P8.4M

Rat infestation in some 703 hectares of rice farms in four localities in Negros Occidental has brought about P8.4 million in production losses from...

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...

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,...