ARBs dialogue with DAR set today

BACOLOD City – A dialogue themed “last straw” is scheduled today, Mar 9, 2019, between members of the Alliance of Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries-Negros and Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary John R. Castriciones at the Negros Occidental (Onyok Velasco) Multi-Purpose Gym at 9 a.m. The dialogue is in line with the call of President Rodrigo […]

Leonardia cited as outstanding leader anew

Bacolod City-Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia was cited anew as an outstanding leader in the country by a leading magazine based in Quezon City that features the best practices in local governance. The LEAGUE Magazine, whose letters “LGU” stand for “local government unit,” named  Leonardia as one of the “10 Outstanding LGU Leaders of 2018” […]

Pres. Duterte in Negros today

Bacolod City – President  Rodrigo Roa Duterte is in Negros Occidental today, Mar 8, 2019, for official and political activities. Mr. Duterte is scheduled to lead the distribution of the Certificate of Land Ownership Awards (CLOAS) in Sagay City in the morning and the campaign sortie of Partido Demokratiko Pilpino- Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) in […]

Women’s month celebration kicks off

BACOLOD City – The National Women’s Month celebration led by the Provincial Council for Women (PCW)-Negros Occidental kicked off with more than 500 women leaders, advocates and prime movers from all over the province who converged to mark the month-long celebration. PCW chair and lawyer Andrea Lizares-Si said the focus this year is on the […]

NegOcc tourist arrivals up by 2%, hit 1.76M in 2018

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental, including this city, registered 1.76 million in tourist arrivals by end of December 2018, a 2 percent increase compared to the 2017 figures. Cristine Mansinares, provincial supervising tourism operations officer, on Tuesday said various conventions and similar events hosted by the city and the province largely contributed to the growth. […]