‘No ceasefire with rebels’

BACOLOD City – The Philippine Army will not take a breather from launching offensive operations against the communist New People’s Army (NPA) during Holy Week which begins on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019. Brigadier General Benedict Arevalo, 303rd Infantry Brigade (303IB) commander, said all of their units will continue combat operations against the rebels. Arevalo […]

Fast craft breaks down at sea

BACOLOD City – An Iloilo- bound fast craft broke down at sea afternoon of April 10, 2019. Commander Ludovico Librilla, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Bacolod station chief, said  all 132 passengers  were rescued.  Librilla M/V St. Emmanuel of ferry company Supercat, departed Bacolod port at 12:20 p.m. After traveling for some seven nautical miles, the vessel […]

Government forces pursue rebels

BACOLOD City – Pursuit operations are still going on after Philippine Army troopers clashed with New People’s Army (NPA) members at Sitio Asaran, Brgy. Buenavista in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental on April 9, 2019. Brig. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, 303rd Infantry Brigade commander, said that troopers under the 62nd Infantry Battalion ran over the NPA’s temporary […]

P1-B funding for farm schools

BACOLOD City – Senator Cynthia Villar said on April 8, 2019 that the national government has allotted P1.5 billion for the establishment of farm schools all over the country. Villar was here as guest of honor and speaker during the opening program of the 26th Panaad sa Negros Festival at Panaad Park and Stadium. Villar […]