8 fall in buy bust

BACOLOD City – Police arrested eight persons in two separate buy-bust operations here over the weekend. A report from Aksyon Radyo Bacolod indicated that Police Station 2 apprehended a priority suspect and seven others in a buy-bust operation in Purok Sigay, Brgy. 2 here. Chief Inspector Benedicto Villarias Jr., Police Station 2 chief, identified the […]

Free Wi-Fi in southern Negros Occ. towns

BACOLOD City – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has installed Wi-Fi connections in three municipalities in southern Negros Occidental as part of the government’s free Wi-Fi project. Engineer Romeo Tome, team leader of DICT-Negros Occidental, said the free Wi-Fi areas are the Caningay National High School and Rural Health Unit office in […]

Guv picks Castil as Negros Occ. top cop

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. confirmed on August 8, 2017 that he has chosen Senior Supt. Rodolfo Castil Jr., as director of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO). There were earlier insinuations that Marañon might pick another officer over Castil after the governor asked the PNP regional office to submit […]

HIV cases in NegOcc spike

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) is closely monitoring the number of HIV cases in Negros Occidental after the Department of Health (DOH) recorded a rise in the number of HIV-related cases in the province. PHO head Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, said they concentrated in monitoring female commercial workers and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW). […]

Army to send more troops to Negros

BACOLOD City – The Philippine Army plan will send additional troops to Negros Island Region (NIR), according to Major Gen. Jon Aying, 3rd Infantry Division commander. This as the New People’s Army (NPA) launched a series of attacks in the island recently. Aying said two Army battalions currently deployed in Marawi City to fight Muslim […]