DPWH engineers dismissed over bridge project anomaly

BACOLOD City – Two engineers of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 3rd Engineering District in Negros Occidental were ordered dismissed from the service by the Ombudsman. Dismissed were Officer-in-Charge (OIC) District Engineer Haydee Alunan and OIC-Assistant District Engineer Elsie Sabay for grave misconduct in connection with the anomalies in the rehabilitation of […]

Bacolod gets P3.6-M bus

By: Liez’l Marie Lamasan BACOLOD City – The Yanson Group of Bus Companies (YGBC), owner of Ceres Bus Liner operations, turned over a P3.6-million bus unit to the Bacolod City government. Aside from the bus donation, YGBC also restored a tourist bus owned by the city government. The donated 55-seater bus and the refurbished 66-seater […]

UNegA to back federalism moves

BACOLOD City – The United Negros Alliance (UNegA) will support the move of the Duterte administration to shift to a federal form of government, Senior Board Member Salvador Escalante said on  May 17, 2018. Escalante, secretary general of the party, said Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., believes that the move towards federalism “will go first before […]

Comelec releases cash cards of Bacolod City poll workers

By: Nanette Guadalquiver  BACOLOD City – Workers who served during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections here on May 14, 2018, have received their cash cards since Wednesday. Commission on Election (Comelec) records showed that 2,820 teachers served as chairpersons and members of Electoral Boards. City Election Registrar Mavil Majarucon-Sia said they first released […]

Police laud public support for successful elections

BACOLOD City – The Negros Occidental Police and the Bacolod City Police hailed the support of Negrenses for the “peaceful and successful” conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Monday. “The Negros Occidental Police expresses its gratitude to the public for their active support to the Philippine National Police during the elections by […]

Package causes alarm at Capitol

BACOLOD City – A package sent to the office of Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson caused alarm at the Capitol morning of May 16, 2018. According to Lacson, he received a text message a few days ago from cargo forwarding company 4A’s Cargo Services, informing him of the arrival of a package from […]

‘Barangay, SK elections went well’

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson2018 said the conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14, 2018 went well despite reports of vote-buying and harassment in some areas. Lacson advised defeated candidates to accept the outcome. “I think so far I’ve haven’t heard of any barangay or […]