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Mayor, 3 other officials suspended for 90 days
by Marchel P. Espina - January 2, 2016 - 9:00am
It was not a happy new year for a mayor and three other officials of Escalante City in Negros Occidental after they were suspended for 90 days without pay over the alleged anomalous disbursement of travel funds for...
Motorcycle, tricycle collision: 3 die, 4 hurt
by Marchel P. Espina - January 2, 2016 - 9:00am
Three hours before the New Year, three people, including two minors, were killed while four others were injured following a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a tricycle at Barangay Bato in Hinigaran town,...
Over firecracker spat Bacolod cop arrested for shooting neighbor
by Marchel P. Espina - January 2, 2016 - 9:00am
A policeman of Bacolod City was arrested early morning of January 1 when he allegedly shot his neighbor after an altercation over a firecracker that the policeman threw at the latter.
Military hits back at rebels
by Marchel P. Espina - December 31, 2015 - 9:00am
The Philippine Army here assailed the communist rebels for claiming that the declaration of Negros Occidental as “peaceful and ready for development” province was just an “illusion.”
29 volcanic earthquakes recorded in Mt. Kanlaon
by Marchel P. Espina - December 29, 2015 - 9:00am
At least 29 volcanic earthquakes were recorded in Mount Kanlaon in Negros Oriental during the last two days, according to a report from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology yesterday.
After ash eruption of Mt. Kanlaon panicking Negrenses urged to wear masks, stay at home
by Marchel P. Espina - December 28, 2015 - 9:00am
Negrenses are urged to wear masks and to stay at home following the ash eruption of Mount Kanlaon in Negros Oriental, Sunday.
NPA releases abducted RPA member on Christmas Day
by Marchel P. Espina - December 26, 2015 - 9:00am
A member of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade, who was abducted 15 days ago in La Castellana town, Negros Occidental, was released by the New People's Army on Christmas Day.
Marañon prioritizes road network, regional budget
by Marchel P. Espina - December 26, 2015 - 9:00am
Road network and budget will be the priorities of Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. when he will be formally installed as the first chairman of the Negros Island Development Council by President...
Christmas party “food poisoning” kills 5-yr-old girl, downs 26
by Marchel P. Espina - December 23, 2015 - 9:00am
A five-year-old girl died and 26 others, including 19 minors, were hospitalized due to alleged food poisoning during a Christmas party at an elementary school in Calatrava town, Negros Occidental last December ...
May no longer support Mar: Benitez leaves LP after ouster as provincial chairman
by Marchel P. Espina - December 22, 2015 - 9:00am
Negros Occidental 3rd district Representative Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez the other day said he has no plans of coming back to the Liberal Party, after it stripped him of his post as its provincial...
Police still can’t locate abducted RPA member
by Marchel P. Espina - December 19, 2015 - 9:00am
The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office was still in the dark on the whereabouts of Cirilo Bagnuran, a member of the Revolutionary Proletarian Army, who was abducted by the communist rebels last December...
4 line agencies want to relocate NIR regional offices
by Marchel P. Espina - December 17, 2015 - 9:00am
At least four line agencies had requested to relocate their interim regional offices to this city from Dumaguete City.
DILG installs officials under NIR
by Marchel P. Espina - December 14, 2015 - 9:00am
The Department of the Interior and Local Government installed its regional officials under the newly-created Negros Island Region, or Region 18.
Philippine Army asks CHR: Investigate Negros Occidental killings
by Marchel P. Espina - December 8, 2015 - 9:00am
The Philippine Army here had urged the Commission on Human Rights to investigate the recent killings in Cauayan town, Negros Occidental, among other violent acts by the New People’s Army rebels.
Negros Occidental town mayor, opponent each facing disqualification cases
by Marchel P. Espina - December 7, 2015 - 9:00am
A town mayor in Negros Occidental and his challenger are facing disqualification complaints with the Commission on Elections.
No nominations yet for NIDC chair post
by Marchel P. Espina - December 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Members of the Negros Island Development Council didn’t nominate anybody for chairman in their first council meeting at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall, Friday in this city.
Negros island region: More personnel needed for BFP-18
by Marchel P. Espina - December 3, 2015 - 9:00am
More personnel are needed for the regional office of the Bureau of Fire and Protection, under the newly created Negros Island Region, or Region 18.
Colmenares takes his oath as Negros Occ PB member
by Marchel P. Espina - December 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Newly appointed Provincial Board Member Angelito Colmenares (5th district, Negros Occidental) finally took his oath of office on Wednesday, or after more than five months since the post became vacant.
For Negros Island region: Police Regional Office-18 activated
by Marchel P. Espina - December 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Philippine National Police Director General Ricardo Marquez led the activation of the Police Regional Office-18, of the newly created Negros Island Region, in Monday’s ceremonies held at the Bacolod Pavilion...
First RDC-18 meeting set
by Marchel P. Espina - December 1, 2015 - 9:00am
The first meeting of the Regional Development Council, under the newly created Negros Island Region, or Region 18, has been scheduled on December 4 at the Nature’s Village Resort Hotel in Talisay City, Negros...
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