P163M museum eyed to be built early next year

BACOLOD City – Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri said on Oct 14, 2018 that the construction of the P163-million museum for Bacolod City is expected to start in the first quarter of 2019. Zubiri presented the architectural design and perspective of the multi-million museum to the media and the Bacolod City officials […]

Fire guts Bantug ancestral house

BACOLOD City – The ancestral house owned by the grandmother of Negros Occidental third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez was razed by a fire at Osmeña Avenue, Victorias City, early morning of Oct 14, 2018. Authorities identified the owner of the house as former Victorias City Mayor Remedios Bantug. Based on information given by arson investigators […]

Negros Occ is finalist for Most Business-Friendly LGU Award 2018

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental is one of the national finalists in the ongoing Search for 2018 Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit (LGU) Award in the provincial category spearheaded by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI). A press statement from the provincial government said that Vice Gov. Eugenio Lacson led […]

Grupo Progreso files COC

BACOLOD City – The Grupo Progreso (GP) led by Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia bared its complete line-up and jointly filed their respective certificate of candidacy (COC) on Oct 11, 2018 at the city’s Commission on Election (Comelec) office. The candidates running for mayor, vice mayor, congressman, and councilors were presented to the media in […]

LN-UNegA merger holding – Lacson

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said on Oct 11, 2018 that the merger between the Love Negros Team (LN) and the United Negros Alliance (UNegA) is holding. Lacson issued this statement in a chance interview with the media after he accompanied former Vice Governor Genaro “Lim-ao” Alvarez in filing the latter’s Certificate of […]

Trainee cop dies during training

BACOLOD City – A trainee police officer died morning of Oct 10, 2018, after he reportedly collapsed during a training exercise at the Police Public Safety Company (PPSC) Regional Training Center-6 here. Supt. John Bulalacao, Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 director, identified the rookie cop as Police Officer 1 Frenz Galen Samillano Frades, 22 years old, […]

Leonardia gets PCCI special recognition

BACOLOD City – Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia received a special recognition from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) in connection with the “2018 Most Business-Friendly Local Government Unit” contest. A press statement from the Mayor’s Office sent to The Daily Guardian on October 10, 2018, stated that PCCI recognized Leonardia for “exemplifying commendable […]