Negros Federal Region included in Con-Com list

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Or. – The proposed one Negros Federal Region (NFR) is included in the list of regional states approved by a Consultative Committee (Con-Com) in the proposed shift to a federal form of government. Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistant Secretary and ConCom spokesman Jonathan Malaya confirmed the information during a […]

Mayor hails Megaworld for Bacolod Welcome Park

BACOLOD City – Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia thanked business tycoon Andrew Tan and Megaworld Corp. for accepting his personal proposal to establish a Bacolod Welcome Park along the airport access road. Leonardia said he expects that the proposed Bacolod Welcome Park, which broke ground on June 18, 2018, will boost the tourism potentials of […]

Revised 2018 disaster mgt and response fund approved

BACOLOD City – The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City has approved the P143-million Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Fund for 2018 during their regular session on last June 13. Councilor Caesar Distrito, committee on appropriations and finance chair, said the 2018 DRRM Fund includes P112.5 million in the 2018 annual budget of the city […]

Anti-drug assembly in Bacolod

BACOLOD City – Anti-drug advocates from various sectors gathered for the “Lakad Iwas Droga: CADCoB Walk for a Cause” on Friday which culminated at the Bacolod public plaza. The fund-raising walk, organized by the CADCoB or the Community Anti-Drug Coalition of Bacolod, started at 6 a.m. from two points — at the Provincial Capitol lagoon […]

Cult behind siblings’ slays?

BACOLOD City – The municipal government of Calatrava, Negros Occ. has joined in the ongoing police investigation in the grisly killings of three children at Barangay Marcelo after reports surfaced that the suspect, 21-year-old John Mark Melibo, was a member of a local cult. Calatrava town Councilor Honeyboy Goc-ong confirmed in a radio interview that […]