Troops seize NPA weapons in central Negros clash site

BACOLOD City – Troopers of the Philippine Army’s 15th Infantry Battalion (IB) recovered weapons left behind by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels after an encounter in Mabinay, Negros Oriental on Friday afternoon. Items found included an M16 rifle, 11 firearm magazines, some ammunition, a rifle grenade, an anti-personnel mine, a hand-held radio, subversive documents, food […]

Negrense groups protest sugar import liberalization

BACOLOD City – More groups in Negros Occidental have manifested their protest to the proposed liberalization of sugar imports. Leaders of the Solidarity of Workers in the Sugar Industry (SWSI) and the Save the Sugar Industry Movement (SSIM) expressed their opposition by tearing a replica of the proposal in a forum held at Gerald’s Restobar […]

Dog owners organized to aid anti-rabies campaign

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) in Negros Occidental has organized dog owners to assist its initiatives to bring down rabies cases in the province. Dr. Renante Decena, provincial veterinarian, said Thursday that in organizing a dog owners club, their main goal is to strengthen responsible pet ownership and create more awareness of […]

Police tap Muslim community for peace and order drive

BACOLOD City – The Bacolod City Police has engaged the local Muslim community in promoting peace and order in the city. Bacolod Police OIC-director, Senior Supt. Henry Biñas, met with Muslim leaders at the Bacolod police headquarters on Friday afternoon to discuss various peace-related issues in the wake of the recent bombing incidents in Mindanao. […]