P150-M museum to rise in Bacolod

BACOLOD City – A P150-million museum of arts and culture will soon rise here. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri made the announcement, describing it as a “flagship project” with big impact, during the turnover of the P10-million city public plaza development project here March 17, 2018. The iconic, multi-storey Bacolod Museum of Arts and Culture will […]

Bacolod City to inaugurate renovated plaza on Mar. 17

Bacolod City – The city government of Bacolod will inaugurate the P10-million, newly-rehabilitated public plaza on Mar. 17, 2018. Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, who facilitated the funding of the project, is invited to grace the event. Leonardia said the rehabilitation project aims to make the plaza conducive to leisurely activities like the MassKara Festival. Part […]

Two cops hurt while arresting wanted person

Bacolod City – Two police officers were wounded after serving a warrant of arrest to a wanted person at Sitio Indangawan, Barangay Manlucahoc in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental, Mar. 15, 2018. In a report, Senior Supt. Rodolfo Castil, Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) director, identified the wounded policemen as PO3 Joy Pabera, who injured […]

Computerized agri-product tracing pushed

By: Nanette Guadalquiver  BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental has partnered with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Association of Negros Producers, Inc. (ANP) to promote and intensify the use of computer-based systems for the traceability of the province’s agricultural products. The collaboration under the program dubbed “WeTrace Philippines” was formalized during the signing […]

Murder tops index crimes in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – Murder cases in Negros Occidental increased by 17.34% in the first two months of 2018, data from the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) showed. But NOPPO public information officer, Insp. Charmae de Paz, was quick to clarify that these cases were “isolated” in nature. NOPPO records showed that in January and […]