GMA to retire from politics in June 2019

BACOLOD City – House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announced on Jan 18, 2019 that she will retire from public office by June 2019. Arroyo arrived here this morning January 18, 2019 as guest speaker during the 11th anniversary of the Bacolod Silay airport. She was accompanied by her sister-in-law, Marilou Lesaca-Arroyo who is running unopposed for […]

PNP starts probe on sacked Bacolod police execs

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) started its investigation on the Bacolod City police chief and four other cops who were ordered relieved by President Rodrigo R. Duterte for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs. “Ang utos sa atin ng Presidente (The President said), let them face the investigation. They will face investigation. They were sacked […]

Duterte, 5 Bacolod cops meet in Malacañang

The five police officials formerly assigned to Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) met President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacañang on Jan. 15, 2019. Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao, Western Visayas, was with them during the 40-minute meeting, which started 4:30 p.m. Bulalacao refrained from divulging details of the meeting between the President and Senior Superintendent Francisco Ebreo, […]

Private hospital reopens today

BACOLOD City – A private hospital that was shuttered in August 2018 due to problems with its accreditation with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) reopens today, Jan 17, 2019. Bacolod Queen of Mercy Hospital Inc or BQMHI (formerly Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital) reopens under a new management. Dr. Evangeline Johnson, BQMHI […]

Vet’s office collects P10.9M in revenues

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) in Negros Occidental collected a total of PHP10.9 million in revenues in 2018, which is 6.7 percent higher than the PHP10.2 million in the previous year. The PVO’s earnings came from farm income and collection of laboratory and veterinary fees. Dr. Renante Decena, provincial veterinarian, said on […]