Bacolod cops net P9.28M worth of ‘shabu’ in 15 days

BACOLOD City – The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) seized PHP9.278 million worth of “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) from August 1 to 15, 2018, police figures have showed. A total of 618.54 grams were confiscated in various operations during the period. Data showed that from August 9 to 15, anti-drug operatives recovered PHP6.528 million in “shabu” […]

PDEA, cops seize P24M worth of ‘shabu’

BACOLOD City – Elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-7 and the Dumaguete City Police seized almost P24 million worth of suspected shabu in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental morning of August 16, 2018. The suspected shabu stash was recovered from Janmark Abadilla, a resident of Brgy. Bajumpanda on orders of Dumaguete City Regional Trial Court […]

DAR-NegOcc launches farm business school

BACOLOD City – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) – Negros Occidental II has launched another farm business school (FBS) project in southern Negros. The agency formalized its partnership with La Carlota’s city government and the Estela Agrarian Reform Cooperative based in Barangay San Miguel for the project implementation on Tuesday. Provincial Agrarian Reform Program […]

Dumaguete airport reopens after PAL tire burst

AFTER its closure due to an air traffic caused by Philippine Airlines (PAL) plane’s tire failure, Dumaguete-Sibulan airport reopened today August 15, Wednesday. Airport Manager Mark Diamodem said operations at the aerodrome resumed 6:00 a.m. after aircraft ground personnel successfully moved the broken down Airbus A320 off the runway. A thorough inspection was also carried […]

Dengue cases in Bacolod City down 41%

BACOLOD City – The City Health Office (CHO) here reported a 40.9 percent decline in dengue cases from January 1 to August 4 this year. Data released by the Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit showed that as of Monday, 508 dengue cases, including three deaths, were recorded during the period compared to the previous year’s 859, […]

Rats hit NegOcc farms; losses pegged at P8.4M

BACOLOD City – Rat infestation in 703 hectares of rice farms in four localities in Negros Occidental resulted in P8.4 million in production losses from July to August 2018, figures from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) indicated. Provincial Agriculturist Japhet Masculino said that as of Tuesday, they have monitored crop damages in four […]

Kasanag asks Napolcom to probe Sum-ag shootout

BACOLOD City – Task Force Kasanag (TFK) national commander John Chiong asked the National Police Commission (Napolcom) in Western Visayas to conduct an independent investigation on a deadly shooting incident last week. TFK is an anti-corruption and crime group. The incident involved suspected hold-uppers and the PNP Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team that led […]

SSS E-Mobile slated on August 16, 2018

BACOLOD City – The Social Security System is inviting its members to avail of the agency’s services on August 16, 2018 through the E-Mobile Program that will be held at the Onyok’s gym along the North Capitol Road here from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Dr. Lelani Benedian, Acting Vice President for the Visayas, said […]

Father tosses infant to death

BACOLOD City – A father allegedly tossed his 4-month-old female baby to her death Monday night in Silay City, Negros Occidental. Aksyon Radyo-Bacolod reported that the infant, Mary Jane Cusay, succumbed to head and face injuries after she hit the bamboo post of their nipa hut at Barangay Patag, Silay City. The infant’s mother Rutchel […]

K-9 dogs to check entry of illegal drugs

BACOLOD City – Deployment of K-9 dogs in seaports could prevent the entry of illegal drugs into the city of Bacolod and the province of Negros Occidental. According to Bacolod Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, the utilization of K-9 dogs will be a big help in the campaign to prevent the transport of illegal drugs […]