Climate-resilient demo farms unveiled

PONTEVEDRA, Negros Occ. – The Department of Agriculture (DA) unveiled a demo village to promote sustainable and climate-resilient farming communities in this southern Negros town on June 16, 2017. Called Adaptation and Mitigating Initiatives in Agriculture (AMIA) Organic Village, the facility will serve as an area for demonstration of various climate-resilient production technologies, including the […]

Tornado destroys 31 houses

BACOLOD City – At least 31 houses in Bacolod City and two other coastal localities in the province of Negros Occidental were destroyed by a tornado evening of June 15, 2017. Reports from Aksyon Radyo Bacolod indicated that 11 houses were destroyed in the coastal area of Barangay 2 while 20 houses were affected in […]

City dad tells BJMP to review security

BACOLOD City – Councilor Ricardo Tan has asked the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) here to review their security setup, following the jailbreak at the Metro Bacolod District Jail (MBDJ) last week. Tan, chairman of city council’s committee on police matters, said it is the responsibility of jail guards to regularly and thoroughly […]

DAR-assisted crop processing center opens

BACOLOD City – A Village Level Processing Center Enhancement Project (VLPCEP) assisted by the Department of Agrarian Reform opened at Barangay Caliling in Cauayan, Negros Occidental. Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II Lucrecia Taberna said in a report on June 15, 2017 that the project would benefit 191 members of the Bajay Patol Reform Agrarian […]

3 officers considered to head NegOcc police

BACOLOD City – Three ranking police officials are being considered as the next head of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO). Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. will have to choose between Senior Superintendents Moises Villaceran, Romeo Mangwag, and Rodolfo Castil, currently assigned as officer-in-charge for NOPPO, to head the provincial police. Capitol sources confirmed that […]