MassKara gun ban in effect

BACOLOD City – Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 director Chief Supt. Cesar Hawthorne Binag said gun ban is now being implemented here as part of security measures for the MassKara Festival. Binag said the ban took effect Oct 16, 2017 with the temporary suspension of all permits to carry firearms for licensed gun holders. The ban […]

Indian national shot dead

BACOLOD City – An Indian national and a suspected robber were killed in a shootout at Purok Tres, Barangay Granada here evening of Oct. 16, 2017. Police identified the fatalities as Sulkhan Singh, a resident of Stone Haven in Granada; and Bertito Hersaba also a resident of said barangay. Police Officer (PO) 3 Michael Justin […]

Dengue kills 31 in NegOcc

BACOLOD City – The number of dengue-related deaths in Negros Occidental has reached 31 so far, based on new data released by the Provincial Health Office (PHO). Figures furnished to the media by PHO head Dr. Ernell Tumimbang indicated that the latest fatalities were from Escalante City with two while the towns of E.B. Magalona […]

TO ENSURE BIOSECURITY: Vet’s office partners with poultry sector

BACOLOD City – The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) in Negros Occidental has partnered with local poultry integrators to design initiatives to ensure biosecurity and address pollution and fly control. Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena said Friday that as part of the efforts, the Poultry Integrators Association was organized and elected its interim officers. Eight poultry integrators […]