25 barangays in Negros now drug-cleared

BACOLOD City – The number of drug-cleared barangays in Negros Island Region has increased to 25 after three villages in Bacolod City were among the latest declared free from drugs. The newest drug-cleared villages are Barangays 5, 24, and 41, according to the Oversight Committee of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) here. Raymundo Salaveria […]

NPA cites ‘victories’ in Negros

BACOLOD City-The Negros Regional Operational Command of the New People’s Army (NPA) claimed that it launched a total of 17 armed actions since late January 2017. Ka Juanito Magbanua, spokesperson of the NPA’s Apolinario Gatmaitan Regional Operational Command, made the claim in a statement sent to media organizations here. Magbanua said the most significant operation […]

Quarantine officers deployed to port

BACOLOD City – The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) Veterinary Quarantine Services in Region 6 has assigned two quarantine officers at BREDCO port  here  as part of the efforts to prevent the entry of poultry products from Luzon. The Department of Agriculture (DA) has ordered the banning of fowl shipment from Luzon to other parts […]

NegOcc restos support bird flu quarantine

BACOLOD City – The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Negros Occidental (HRANO) is closely coordinating with concerned government agencies to ensure the safety of the future supply of poultry products in the wake of the bird flu outbreak in Pampanga. HRANO Director Roberto Magalona said they want government to continue implementing strict quarantine measures while […]