Biz permit one-stop-shop extended until Feb. 28

BACOLOD City – The one-stop-shop for business permits registration in this city, originally set from Jan. 3 to 20, has been extended until Feb. 28 following the approval of the City Council on Wednesday. Councilor Caesar Distrito, chairman of committee on laws and ordinances, said they passed an ordinance for the extension of the deadline […]

Election joint security councils activated today

BACOLOD City – The Bacolod City and Negros Occidental Joint Security Councils (JSC) are set to be activated today, Jan. 11, 2019, in preparation for the midterm elections in May. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Bacolod supervisor Mavil Majarucon-Sia said JSC representatives from the PNP, AFP, and the Comelec will meet to assess security concerns for […]

No lead yet in Tan ambush

BACOLOD City – POLICE are still clueless on the suspects in the assassination attempt on Bacolod City Councilor Ricardo Tan and his wife a month ago. Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo, Bacolod City Police director, said there is no lead yet on the persons who ambushed the couple. Tan and his wife Nita were slightly wounded […]

New top cop warns rogue personnel

BACOLOD City – Senior Supt. Romeo Baleros, newly-appointed officer-in-charge of Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO), has warned policemen in the province against engaging in illegal activities. “We have zero tolerance to any member of the Philippine National Police who is found directly or indirectly involved in illicit activity. The full force of the law […]

USAID to help NegOcc fishery industry

BACOLOD City – The fishery industry of Negros Occidental is seen to get a boost through the partnership of the academe and the business sector with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Frank Carbon, chief executive officer of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), said Monday the possible collaboration will cover […]